Business Operations Analyst EU

Business Operations Analyst EU

PPL Corporation | Allentown, PA, US
Salary Range:$64,000 – $78,000 Salary range estimated by Zippia

Posted 8 days ago

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Description

Company Summary Statement : PPL Corporation (NYSE: PPL), based in Allentown, Pennsylvania, is a leading U.S. energy company focused on providing electricity and natural gas safely, reliably, and affordably to more than 2.5 million customers in the U.S. PPL’s high-performing, award-winning utilities – Louisville Gas and Electric, Kentucky Utilities and PPL Electric Utilities – provide an outstanding service experience for our customers, consistently ranking among the best in the U.S. Our companies are addressing energy challenges head-on by building smarter, more resilient and more dynamic power grids and advancing sustainable energy solutions. PPL provides energy for millions of customers while providing challenging and rewarding careers for thousands of employees. Overview:

This position is responsible for providing analysis and solution of complex business process and technical problems with a focus on improving operational effectiveness and excellence. The Business Operations Analyst will prepare and deliver well-constructed business insights to management, lead teams, and enhance other's understanding of business processes and systems. The ideal candidate is a well-organized self-starter with a passion to optimize the decision making process through rigorous utilization of data.

Responsibilities:
Extract and deliver useful statistics and insight from business data in order to drive and support operational improvements and business strategies.
Proactively identify and implement solutions and/or strategies that will help the business better achieve its short and long-term business objectives.
Prepare complex financial models and forecasting using advanced modeling techniques.
Responsible for developing high level analyses, recommending courses of action based on data, and presenting to Senior Management.
Develop and research methods for measuring various areas of business performance and compare against trends and best practices.
Review, identify, analyze, and create detailed documentation of business process and supporting systems.
May lead special projects or teams.
Qualifications:

Candidate Qualifications

Candidates must meet the basic qualifications and pass all required tests or assessments to receive consideration. In compliance with federal law, all persons hired will be required to verify identitiy and eligibility to work in the United States and to complete the required employment eligibility form upon hire.

Basic Qualifications

Bachelor’s degree with five years analytical/problem solving experience OR Master's degree with two years analytical/problem solving experience.
Experience with Business Intelligence tools such as SAS, Hyperion, Microstrategy, Tableau and Hadoop.
In-depth knowledge in statistical analysis, economic modeling and data visualization.
Strong analysis, research and complex problem solving skills.
Proficient in MS Suite (Excel, Access, and PowerPoint) or other advanced statistical computer applications.

Preferred Qualifications

Master’s Degree in business or a quantitative discipline.
Possess an innate curiosity and a strong desire to solve problems.
Ability to tell a story from analysis to be able to identify/solve business opportunities.
Background in Lean, Six Sigma, or similar process improvement models.
Excellent written and verbal communication skills.