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Strategist - DTE Electric



Company:  DTE Electric Company
Job ID:  10026

Job Title: Strategist

DTE is one of the nation’s largest diversified energy companies. Our electric and gas companies have fueled our customer’s homes and Michigan’s progress for more than a century. And as Michigan’s largest source of renewable energy, we’re creating a cleaner, healthier environment to power our future. We’re also serving communities beyond Michigan, where our affiliated businesses offer renewable energy, emission control technologies, and energy services to industries in 19 states.

But we’re more than a leading energy company... and working at DTE is more than just a job. At DTE, we take great care of each other and our customers, and we use our energy to be a force for growth and prosperity in our communities.  When you join us, you’ll be part of a team that welcomes, recognizes, and celebrates differences and values everyone’s health, safety, and wellbeing.  Are you ready to make that kind of difference? Bring your energy to DTE. Together, we can achieve great things.

Testing Required: Not Applicable

Emergency Response: Yes – Must be available to perform a primary assignment in support of DTE’s emergency response to storms or other events that impact service to our customers.


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


  • Bachelor's degree in business administration, finance, engineering or related field or Master of Business Administration or other related Master Degree.


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.

At DTE Energy, we are committed to providing an inclusive workplace where everyone feels welcome and a sense of belonging. We seek individuals with a heart for service, a passion to help our communities prosper, and ideas to help shape the future of energy. We are proud to be an equal opportunity employer that 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.