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Expert Strategic Analyst

Requisition ID # 22923 

Job Category : Business Operations / Strategy 

Job Level : Individual Contributor

Business Unit: Strategy and Policy

Job Location : San Francisco



Based in San Francisco, Pacific Gas and Electric Company, a subsidiary of PG&E Corporation (NYSE:PCG), is one of the largest combined natural gas and electric utilities in the United States.And we deliver some of the nation's cleanest energy to our customers in Northern and Central California. For PG&E, Together, Building a Better California is not just a slogan.It's the very core of our mission and the scale by which we measure our success. We know that the nearly 16 million people who do business with our company count on our more than 24,000 employees for far more than the delivery of utility services.They, along with every citizen of the state we call home, also expect PG&E to help improve their quality of life, the economic vitality of their communities, and the prospect for a better future fueled by clean, safe, reliable and affordable energy.


Pacific Gas and Electric Company is an Affirmative Action and Equal Employment Opportunity employer that actively pursues and hires a diverse workforce. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color,national origin, ancestry, sex, age, religion, physical or mental disability status, medical condition, protected veteran status, marital status, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity, gender expression, genetic informationor any other factor that is not related to the job.


Department Overview                                                                                                      

Energy Policy & Procurement (EPP) secures electricity and natural gas from wholesale markets for PG&E customers to ensure system reliability, maintain affordability, and support the environment. EPP is responsible for long-term planning, risk management, and compliance for PG&E’s energy portfolio. EPP also actively participates in regulatory and legislative proceedings that shape the design and implementation of state, regional, and federal energy regulation and policy.

This position resides within EPP’s Portfolio and Resource Forecasting (PRF) team. PRF is responsible for forecasting volumes, costs and impacts of demand and supply-side energy resources, and portfolio positions for commodity market products and services and compliance instruments. We also provide market intelligence and support PG&E’s overall natural gas and electric planning and procurement functions.


Position Summary

You will provide overall project management for PG&E’s 2020 Integrated Resource Plan (IRP) filing, which will lay out the company’s overall plan to acquire, retain, or relinquish electric generation resources and contracts for the next twenty years. If that’s not enough, you will support strategic analysis that will directly shape the company’s decision to buy or sell power. You may then be asked to articulate and advocate for our business positions at the highest public forums in California. If these challenges excite you, then we need you!



  • Project Management:
    • Lead the overall 2020 IRP filing project
    • Ensure efficient coordination and clear alignment with a broad cross functional team, and timely execution and delivery of project to meet the May 1, 2020 deadline
  • Advocacy
    • Lead and develop PG&E’s position on energy policy issues by working with experts in procurement, regulatory, law, and operations
    • Advocate company positions in regulatory forums by developing written document and making oral presentations
    • As needed, provide support to help prepare testimonies and assist in regulatory proceedings
  • Analysis:
    • Identify the need for new insights on emerging business or resource planning issues such as renewable integration, demand side resource valuation, or fragmentation of buyer-market
    • Design, develop, and complete complex analysis to create new business insights



Minimum Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Economics, Statistics, Mathematics, Business, Finance, Sociology, Engineering, Physics or other related fields or equivalent work experience
  • Minimum of 6 years of job-related experience

Desired Qualifications:

  • Master’s degree in a technical or business field
  • Experience in utility industry
  • Basic knowledge of gas and electric markets and regulatory issues
  • Solid understanding of gas and electric utility operations and business processes
  • Experience in managing complex, cross-functional projects
  • Excellent oral and written communications skills; the ability to concisely convey information based on unique audience needs
  • Strong capability in building internal and external relationships and identifying customer concerns
  • Strong capability in planning and prioritizing work to meet commitments aligned with organizational goals
  • Experience with simulation models, especially pertaining to electric markets
  • Fluency in basic technology applications (e.g., Excel, PowerPoint, Tableau); ability to anticipate and adopt technology changes
  • Deep appreciation for different perspectives and cultural diversity, and the ability to further such a cause in an organization
Salary Range
$71,000.00 - 125,000.00
per Year
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San Francisco, CA 94105, US