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Principal Business Analyst - Process Optimization and Benchmarking

Company: PG&E Corporation
Location: Oakland
Posted on: January 27, 2023

Job Description:

Requisition ID -# 144539 -Job Category: Business Operations / Strategy -Job Level: Manager/PrincipalBusiness Unit: Shared ServicesWork Type: HybridJob Location: Oakland - -Department OverviewPG&E's Corporate Real Estate Strategy and Services (CRESS) organization is responsible for governing, planning, acquiring, designing constructing, operating, and maintaining 7.7 million square feet (sq. ft.) of facilities throughout PG&E's 72,000 square mile service territory. - These facilities include but are not limited to service centers, data centers, contact centers, office buildings, shops, warehouses, construction and equipment yards, vehicle maintenance garages, and meeting and training facilities. -Position SummaryAs a Principal Business Analyst, you will be modeling PG&E's Purpose, Virtues, and Stands while working with key internal and external stakeholders to support Business Operations, LEAN, and Regulatory Filings such as the General Rate Case (GRC), Wildfire Mitigation and Catastrophic Events (WMCE), Catastrophic Event Memorandum Account (CEMA) filings, and other regulatory requirements to support CRESS business operations. This position is also responsible for industry benchmarking to support CRESS standards and best practices as well as workflow for potential business model changes and financial process improvements. - -PG&E is providing the salary range that the company in good faith believes it might pay for this position at the time of the job posting. This compensation range is specific to the locality of the job. The actual salary paid to an individual will be based on multiple factors, including, but not limited to, specific skills, education, licenses or certifications, experience, market value, geographic location, and internal equity. -A reasonable salary range is: -Bay Area Minimum: $129,000Bay Area Maximum: $207,000 -&/OR -California Minimum: $123,000California Maximum: $197,000 -Job Responsibilities

  • Foster an environment of Safety and Speak-up culture through employee engagement and diversity and inclusion.
  • Lead initiatives to analyze the most complex business problems and issues using data from internal and external sources. Perform research and collaborate with subject matter experts to support of multi-functional efforts to identify, interpret and produce recommendations and plans based on company and external data analysis.
  • Lead cross functional and special projects to support business operations.
  • Collaborate with Regulatory Leads to support Regulatory filings such as the GRC, WMCE, and CEMA. - Support WMP reporting.
  • Support Demand Alignment and Occupancy Planning Process Improvement
  • Collaborate with Finance Leads to support process improvements around budgeting, forecasting, operational models, and variance reporting.
  • Advise business leaders and address business issues, trends, and opportunities through best practices and benchmarking
  • Drive and support LEAN processes and visual management at DORs/WORs/MORs and related dashboards and TIP sheets.
  • Participate in the Facilities Coordination Center (FCC) that supports company Emergency Operations. -QualificationsMinimum:
    • Minimum: Bachelor's degree in Business, Finance, Economics, Engineering, or related discipline or equivalent work experience.
    • 8 years of experience in business operations, strategy development, planning, finance, real estate, and/or information or data analysis -Desired:
      • Advanced degree (MBA, MS) or job-related discipline or equivalent experience
      • Corporate Real Estate experience within corporate services, transaction management, construction, workplace design, or other related strategic real estate planning experience.
      • Corporate Real Estate planning knowledge of a diverse organization with a large geographic presence, preferable in the utility or service industry with a collection of office and service center properties.
      • Knowledge of PG&E operations, Functional Area objectives, and the existing PG&E real estate portfolio.
      • Demonstrated ability to lead and implement department wide initiatives of the highest complexity and impact
      • Financial background and experience with process controls, budgeting, and forecasting
      • Demonstrated Lean best practices
      • Demonstrated ability to solicit, facilitate, and integrate information from a variety of sources and expertise into actionable resolution and mitigation plans
      • Demonstrated high attention to detail
      • Experience solving complex problems through quantitative data driven analysis, modeling, and experience using spreadsheet and presentation tools for data visualization.
      • Superb interpersonal and communication skills, with ability to partner well with other team members and interface effectively with all levels of management
      • Demonstrated success influencing diverse customers or stakeholders and leading teams that include non-direct reports in cross-functional settings
      • Strong analytical and financial modeling skills, with ability to succinctly interpret data for executives and frame business issues in a straightforward manner
      • Familiarity with Corporate Real Estate Integrated Workplace Management Systems (IWMS)
      • Proficient with Office 365 products including Word, Excel, PowerPoint, SharePoint Online, and Teams.

Keywords: PG&E Corporation, Oakland , Principal Business Analyst - Process Optimization and Benchmarking, Professions , Oakland, California

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