Manager, Utility Business Analysis

Entergy The Woodlands , TX 77380

Posted 2 weeks ago

  • The preferred location for this role The Woodlands, TX, other locations to be considered*

Entergy Corporation is an integrated energy company engaged primarily in electric power production and retail distribution operations. Entergy owns and operates power plants with approximately 30,000 megawatts of electric generating capacity, including 8,000 megawatts of nuclear power.

Entergy delivers electricity to 2.9 million utility customers in Arkansas, Louisiana, Mississippi and Texas. Tracing its history to 1913 and headquartered in New Orleans, Louisiana, Entergy has annual revenues of $11 billion and more than 13,000 employees.

The company's utility business provides electric retail and wholesale power to customers in four states through five utility operating companies: Entergy Arkansas, LLC; Entergy Louisiana, LLC; Entergy Mississippi, LLC; Entergy New Orleans, LLC; and Entergy Texas, Inc. Entergy also delivers natural gas services to 200,000 customers in New Orleans and parts of Baton Rouge, Louisiana. Entergy is winding down its wholesale generation business, which provides power to wholesale customers primarily from our two remaining nuclear facilities located in the northern United States.

The electric utility industry is rapidly changing, and Entergy is entering an exciting period of growth as we prepare for the future. We are building the premier utility, a utility that delivers sustainable value to all its stakeholders - our customers, employees, communities and owners - as measured by strong net promoter scores, high levels of service, superior and affordable products and services, highly skilled and engaged employees, and industry-leading financial performance.

We are focusing our sights on three key priorities - customer centricity, continuous improvement, and creating a culture of belonging for our employees. Join us as we take the next step on our journey to building the premier utility.

Job Summary/Purpose:

The Mgr., Utility Business Analysis role is responsible for strategic research and analysis of Entergy's (ETR) electric utility load, industries and customers, and commercial and business environment, which may have key implications for ETR's long-term growth. This role leads or supports projects, initiatives or efforts for Corporate Development & Strategic Initiatives, Utility Business and Economic Development teams, and Transformation organization. The work scope also includes developing commercial and business assumptions for various growth initiatives and innovation efforts, and influencing the long-term economic growth of ETR's businesses.

Job Duties/Responsibilities:

Research and data analysis on utility customer segments, including segmentation, usage trends, and industry outlooks, based on economic research, data analytics and modeling. Research areas may include:

  • Customer segmentation

  • Industrial/commercial load categories (e.g. Refining, steel, petrochems, etc.)

  • Economic drivers: supply & demand; price setting mechanisms, etc.

  • Regional economics - regional and state drivers

  • General trends, macroeconomic effects on customer segments

  • Commercial and business assumptions relevant to our and customer's businesses

Identify potential new industries/sectors that may expand in the utility regions; Provide ad hoc analytics to support utility Business and Economic Development and Innovation teams.

Integrate/communicate with utility Account Managers and Economic Development teams; Incorporate utility customer specific information to internal analysis.

Educate/train teams and senior management on potential issues; Support Investor Relations/Management and utility teams in various sector and utility customer sector specific issues.

Research key trends in commercial and business environment in our region and develop understanding of key assumptions that may drive innovative products and services for ETR's utility customers.

Work in a matrix environment with a cross section of skilled teams and analysts to achieve team objectives.

MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS:

Minimum education required of the position

Requires a Bachelor's Degree, Degrees in economics, mathematics, data sciences, engineering or other analytical fields. MBA/Master's degree in related areas preferred.

Minimum experience required of the position

6-8 plus years of experience in electric utility business, energy business, energy data analytics, commodities or related fields

Minimum knowledge, skills and abilities required of the position

Good understanding of utility business model and key electric demand drivers.

Superb statistical and data analysis skills;

Prefer candidates with some background in or exposure to traditional analytical software such as Power BI, SAS Analytics, R, Python etc.

Knowledge or experience in key industries in the Gulf coast such as refining, petrochemicals and the business environment can be beneficial.

Strong working knowledge of MS office applications, particularly Excel and Powerpoint

Experience with financial software, such as Bloomberg is a plus.

Self-starter and great interpersonal skills; Be able to function in a matrix environment

Excellent communicator; Ability to explain complex analytics.

Ability to analyze and drive for results despite uncertainty or unpredictability.

Strong attention to detail and quality of work.

Ability to think outside of the box.

Ability to multi-task, organize and prioritize.

Any certificates, licenses, etc. required for the position

None required.

Primary Location: Texas-The Woodlands

Job Function: Professional

FLSA Status: Professional

Relocation Option: No Relocation Offered

Union description/code: NON BARGAINING UNIT-NBU

Number of Openings: 1

Req ID: 100449

Travel Percentage:25% to 50%

An Equal Opportunity Employer, Minority/Female/Disability/Vets. Please click here to view the full statement.

WORKING CONDITIONS:

As a provider of essential services, Entergy expects its employees to be available to work additional hours, to work in alternate locations, and/or to perform additional duties in connection with storms, outages, emergencies, or other situations as deemed necessary by the company. Exempt employees may not be paid overtime associated with such duties.

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Manager, Utility Business Analysis

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