DTE Energy Strategist in Melvindale, Michigan

Job Summary

The Strategist supports strategic projects, strategy development, analysis and planning for the business unit by working with cross-functional groups across the business unit and Company. The Strategist prepares and, at times, delivers key presentations to the leadership team. Span of control: this is an individual contributor job.

Key Accountabilities

-Provide support in developing strategic presentations and annual planning cycle deliverables for the business unit (S1, S2, QBU, best operated scorecards, priority plans, etc.) -Prepare, analyze, and deliver monthly business and financial summaries. -Support the business unit's communication needs, as required. -Develop reports and executive summaries supporting the business unit's annual planning cycle for its departments. -Support and/or lead cross-functional teams to investigate, analyze and make recommendations on current strategic or operational issues to leadership. -Participate in the creation and development of the organization's scorecard and operating plan. -Serve as an internal consultant to the business units, as required, to support the overall strategy. -Research and prepares internal and external communications and presentations for leadership. -Support ad-hoc reporting including, but not limited to SAP and Maximo. Qualifications

-Required: Bachelor degree in business administration, finance, engineering or related field and the knowledge/capabilities typically acquired through 3-plus years of job-relevant experience, inclusive of professional level business functions exhibiting a progressive work history. -Preferred: Master of Business Administration, or other related Master Degree.

-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. Advanced skills in Excel, Access, VBA/Macros, PowerPoint and Word. Proficient in SQL/DB Visualizer -Experience in interfacing with clients, understanding business applications and assisting in documenting business needs. -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 cross-functional work groups and projects, yielding optimal outcomes. -Strong project and time management skills. -The ability to work with shifting priorities and embrace new or evolving responsibilities.

Incumbents may engage in all or some combination of the activities and accountabilities, and utilize varying combinations of the competencies cited in this description, depending on the organization and role to which they’re assigned. This description is intended to describe the general nature and level of work being 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 right of any supervisor or management representative to assign, direct and control the work of employees under their supervision.

Job: Gas Distribution Operations %26 Maintenance

Title: Strategist

Primary Location: Michigan-Melvindale

Requisition ID: 09450