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Strategist

Location: 

Detroit, MI, US

Company:  DTE Electric Company
Job ID:  5288

The future is bright at DTE Energy! We are one of the largest Fortune 500 diversified utilities in the United States with an aspiration to be the best-operated energy company in North America and a force for good in the communities we live and serve.  We have businesses in 26 different states and are comprised of regulated utility and non-utility businesses.  Our utility business provides electric and gas service to approximately 3 million customers.  Our non-utility businesses include a diversified portfolio of energy related companies, ranging from gas storage and pipelines to renewable power development.
 

DTE Energy’s utility and non-utility businesses are poised for significant growth. We look forward to working with highly motivated and team-oriented individuals to energize our efforts of growing economically and environmentally.
 

Recently, DTE Energy has been recognized as an outstanding place to work and has received the following accolades:

* Gallup Great Workplace Award for consecutive years
* Civic 50 Award for corporate citizenship excellence
* Indeed’s annual “50 Best Places to Work” award for two years running
* Metropolitan Detroit’s 101 Best and Brightest Companies to work For
* J.D. Power Customer Satisfaction Award
* Professional Women’s Magazine/Black EOE Journal “Best of the Best”
* Computerworld’s 100 Best Places to Work in IT
* Best Employers for a Healthy Lifestyle Gold Award
* Detroit Free Press Green Leaders Award

DTE Energy is an equal opportunity employer and considers all qualified applicants without regard to race, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, religion, disability, national origin, citizenship, height, weight, genetic information, marital status, pregnancy, protected veteran status or any other status protected by law.


Testing Required: Not Applicable

 

Job Summary
    Supports strategic projects, strategy development, analysis and planning for the business unit by working with cross- functional groups across the business unit and Company. Prepares and, at times, delivers key presentations to the leadership team. Span of control: this is an individual contributor job.
Key Accountabilities
  • Provides support in developing strategic presentations and annual planning cycle deliverables for the business unit (S1, S2, QBU, best operated scorecards, priority plans, etc.)
  • Prepares, analyzes, and delivers monthly business and financial summaries.
  • Supports the business unit's communication needs, as required.
  • Develops reports and executive summaries supporting the business unit's annual planning cycle for its departments.
  • Supports and/or leads cross-functional teams to investigate, analyzes and make recommendations on current strategic or operational issues to leadership.
  • Participates in the creation and development of the organization's scorecard and operating plan.
  • Serves as an internal consultant to the business units, as required, to support the overall strategy.
  • Researches and prepares internal and external communications and presentations for leadership.
  • Supports ad-hoc reporting including, but not limited to SAP and Maximo.
Minimum Education & Experience Requirements

Bachelor’s degree and 3 years of job-relevant experience, inclusive of professional level business functions exhibiting a progressive work history.

Other Qualifications

Preferred

  • Bachelor's degree in business administration, finance, engineering or related field or Master of Business Administration or other related Master Degree.
  • Intermediate skills in Excel
  • Intermediate skills in PowerPoint
  • Work experience presenting information to decision-makers
  • Operational/Financial data analysis
  • Continuous Improvement/Lean Six Sigma experience

 

Other Requirements

  • Proficient verbal, written and presentation skills; communicate clearly, with credibility and confidence
  • Extensive knowledge of databases and data analysis; ability to summarize data effectively using pivot tables (and other tools) and provide appropriate summaries in response to common business questions
  • Experience with cost and performance metrics; especially interpretation, trending and writing high level performance commentary
  • Analytic and problem solving skills consistent with the ability to identify key issues from a broad range of alternatives, and recommend optimal solutions for various situations
  • Ability to develop and coordinate crossfunctional work groups and projects, yielding optimal outcomes
  • Strong project and time management skills
  • Ability to work with shifting priorities and embrace new or evolving responsibilities.
Additional Information

Incumbents may engage in all or some combination of the activities and accountabilities, and utilize a variety of the competencies cited in this description depending upon the organization and role to which they are assigned. This description is intended to describe the general nature and level of work performed by incumbents in this job. It is not intended as an all-inclusive list of accountabilities or responsibilities, nor is it intended to limit the rights of supervisors or management representatives to assign, direct and control the work of employees under their supervision.