Pay Grade: M10
Collaboratively develops and implements planning strategies to address short-term and long-term decisions to ensure adequate capacity and energy resources are available to serve loads and to minimize risk exposure. Develops and maintains systems to monitor, evaluate, and report the performance of the power supply portfolio.
DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
- Originates and negotiates contracts with counterparties for portfolio procurement, medium-long term power purchases, and/or other products and services.
- Develops processes/systems to support wholesale power operations required to optimize generation assets including working across teams to ensure transactions are captured in various internal and external systems.
- Investigates and evaluates proposals for new programs and resources, confers with departmental peers and recommends changes in policies, programs, methods, and procedures.
- Reviews and evaluates reports from various industry partners and internal departments to recommend adjustments, further research, or needed bridges in the power supply portfolio.
- Assists in decision-making and justification of new generation construction, retirement, conversions, or sales.
- Assists in monitoring of major project timelines and milestones and communicates both internally and externally when thresholds are not met according to contractual or performance expectations to ensure compliance with procurement and reporting requirements.
- Constructs verbal and written presentations regarding assigned functional areas.
- Maintains an ongoing knowledge of future trends, policy changes, market dynamics, and market opportunities and threats to perform analysis for strategy and policy development to address ongoing changes in the industry.
- Conducts special projects as assigned by the Director of Supply Portfolio, VP of Power Supply & Risk Management, and Executive VP & COO.
- Assists with creation of materials to facilitate Board & Committee review of potential supplier agreements, policies, programs, and plans including reports, supporting information, and presentation materials.
- Performs other duties as assigned.
- Bachelor’s degree in business or related field minimum
- Master’s degree preferred
- Seven years’ progressive managerial or analytical experience within the utility industry minimum
Skills and Abilities:
- Skilled at leadership, tracking and facilitating completion of multiple projects simultaneously
- Strong problem solving and decision making skills to identify, anticipate and resolve problems at hand
- Ability to communicate with individuals at all levels and work as part of a team
- Strong consultative skills and abilities
- Demonstrated level of professionalism, positive attitude and ability to motivate others
- Strong organizational skills and attention to detail
- Creativity to find new solutions and ability to react quickly to changing situations
- Strong leadership skills and abilities
- Intermediate computer skills including Microsoft Office Suite
- Knowledge of federal, state and other applicable laws and regulations that govern generation and transmission utilities
- Knowledge of strategic planning processes; ability to develop planning tools and templates
- Skilled in developing strategies, processes and systems to drive best practices within assigned areas of responsibility
- Knowledge of gas and power markets
- Ability to apply analytical thinking and processes to solve problems–both in Power Supply and other areas of the company such as Power Markets, Finance, etc.
Hoosier Energy is an Equal Opportunity Employer and prohibits discrimination on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, sex (including pregnancy and gender identity), sexual orientation, age, ancestry, genetic information, disability, veteran status or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local laws.