Join the diverse and dynamic team that powers Michigan's largest energy provider and one of the nation's largest gas and electric combination utilities. Consumers Energy services 6.8 million of Michigan's 10 million residents - caring for our friends and neighbors in all 68 Lower Peninsula counties. We embrace a cleaner and leaner utility vision focused on eliminating energy waste and adding renewable energy from sources such as wind and solar.
We are looking for:
The Corporate Strategy Consultant will help shape business strategy by working in cross-functional teams to define and deliver on the next phase of businesses, products, and solutions from conception to launch. They bridge the technical and business worlds by designing solutions to meet the customer's specific needs. Corporate Strategy Consultant's work with Engineering, Operations, Sales, Marketing, and Finance to support to develop and implement business strategies to improve business success. Corporate Strategy Consultant's utilize their knowledge of the industry to provide an impartial and unbiases third party perspective to advise and guide senior leadership on industry trends and to uncover and identify gaps or challenges and make recommendations for solutions.
Advanced excel modeling skills (skills with other modeling tools are a bonus)
Advanced problem solving (problem definition, problem structuring, etc.)
Strength in effectively communicating with senior executives in both written and verbal communications
Experience with cross-functional teams
Team-first outlook including building great working relationships with peers across functions and have a positive can-do attitude
Excellent communication (written and verbal), presentation, and interpersonal skills
Proven project management experience with the ability to lead and deliver results in a fast-paced and dynamic environment
The successful candidate will be expected to work in a hybrid status of reporting to One Energy Plaza in Jackson, MI every Monday, Tuesday, and Thursday with home office flexibility on Wednesday and Friday.
We encourage you to apply if you have:
Bachelor's degree in business, economics, engineering, computer science, or related field with two (2) or more years of applicable experience
[OR] Associate's degree business, economics, engineering, computer science, or related field with six (6) or more years of applicable experience
[OR] High School Diploma with ten (10) or more years of applicable experience
Relevant work experience in engineering, consulting, finance, or other related fields required
Experience in the energy sector
In this role, you will:
Work as a part of a small, multi-disciplinary team to identify relevant information sources, gather, and interpret data, interview company subject matter experts, customers, and industry experts; to identify trends, perform financial, statistical, and scenario modeling and incorporate learnings into team's strategic recommendation.
Conduct analysis to draw insights for strategic decision-making, collect, maintain, and analyze quantitative data (signposts) related to the company's business environment to aid in understanding the company's business environment and industry landscape.
Identifying and analyzing any Challenges within the organization/department, identify and prioritize market opportunities, build business cases, and define product vision and strategy in order to develop solutions that are appropriate for the situation.
Work collaboratively with operations, engineering and 3rd parties to identify and design the minimum viable product/solution to solve the identified problem optimizing for speed to market. Identify interdependencies and pro-actively solve issues with the appropriate internal and external stakeholders. Develop and implement plans for new products, services, technology, or marketing campaigns.
Perform financial and business analysis on company strategy, develop insights and recommend any changes that may be necessary. Collect, maintain, and analyze benchmarking and other data related to execution of the company's strategy.
Generate reports and analysis using data from multiple sources; distill work into succinct written communications with persuasive recommendations. Review and ensure accuracy of all information, and effectively communicate ideas to senior executives, utilizing tools and presentations to reveal key findings and insights.
Develop long-term growth strategies for the company, including identifying potential opportunities and risks involved in each strategy. Open doors with potential partners, discuss their businesses objectives and present these opportunities to the team. Analyze the total addressable market and create financial models.
Other non-essential duties as assigned or may be necessary.
Why should you join our team?
At Consumers Energy, we offer more than just a place to work. We foster a culture that supports career development, growth, and stability, and we take pride in offering our co-workers excellent benefits and compensation packages. We are deliberately creating an inclusive culture that makes our diverse team of co-workers feel valued, supported, and empowered every day. We're a company made up of thousands of people, all with different stories to share and work to do, but we stand united in our company purpose: world class performance delivering hometown service.
What we offer:
Competitive compensation packages
Medical, Dental and Vision
401k with company match
Paid parental leave
Up to 13 paid Holidays
Paid time off
Educational Assistance Program
Diversity, Equity &... For full info follow application link.
All qualified applicants will not be discriminated against and will receive consideration for employment without regard to protected veteran status, disability, race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or national origin.