The Senior Strategist performs short and long term strategy development, analysis, and planning for the business unit which may include but not be limited to five-year strategic plans, long-term integrated resource plans, operational plans, and environmental strategy. The Senior Strategist provides administration and analysis of customer research, coordinates regulatory rate cases, business unit performance reporting and business plan deployment. In providing these services, this position works closely with senior management and other areas of the Company.
Leads and provides support in developing the annual strategy presentation for the Company's Senior Management and Board of Directors.
Analyzes the strategic, operating and financial impacts of internal business proposals or external regulatory / legislative proposals. Develops recommendations and associated business cases in response to these proposals.
Develops detailed financial models to support the long-term planning process as well as business cases for major projects/investments.
Leads cross-functional teams to investigate, analyzes and make recommendations to Senior Management on current strategic or operational issues.
Provides leadership, analytical and financial skills to the business units.
Leads and facilitates the strategy update process, development of organizational scorecards and creation of the business units' annual operating plans.
Serves as an internal consultant to business units, as required to support the overall strategy.
Acts as liaison for various corporate initiatives including strategic planning, human resources, communication and regulatory initiatives.
Researches and prepares internal and external communications for Senior Management.
Leads lean/six-sigma projects to drive business improvements in the business unit.
Uses continuous improvement tools to identify defects and improve processes.
Minimum Education & Experience Requirements
Bachelor's degree and the knowledge/capabilities typically acquired through 5 years of job-relevant experience, inclusive of professional level business functions exhibiting a progressive work history.
Master in Business Administration (MBA) is required if the job resides in the Company's Strategy and Planning Organization.
Bachelor's degree in Engineering, Finance, Business or any related degree or Master's degree.
Ability to think strategically and creatively while demonstrating strong analytical and facilitation skills.
Strong written and verbal communication skills with proven abilities to cohesively defend or justify recommendations.
Ability to work professionally with individuals at all levels of the corporation and with outside consultants.
Financial analysis and modeling skills and experience.
Project management skills and experience.
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About DTE Energy
The future is bright at DTE Energy! We are one of the largest Fortune 500 diversified utilities in the United States
with an aspiration to be the best-operated energy company in North America and a force for good in the
communities we live and serve. We have businesses in 26 different states and are comprised of regulated utility
and non-utility businesses. Our utility business provides electric and gas service to approximately 3 million
customers. Our non-utility businesses include a diversified portfolio of energy related companies, ranging from
gas storage and pipelines to renewable power development.
DTE Energy’s utility and non-utility businesses are poised for significant growth. We look forward to working with
highly motivated and team-oriented individuals to energize our efforts of growing economically and
Recently, DTE Energy has been recognized as an outstanding place to work and has received the following
* Gallup Great Workplace Award for consecutive years
* 7th on Indeed’s annual “50 Best Places to Work” awa rd
* Metropolitan Detroit’s 101 Best and Brightest Companie s to work For
* J.D. Power Customer Satisfaction Award
* Pro...fessional Women’s Magazine/Black E OE Journal “Best of the Best”
* Computerworld’s 100 Best Places to Work in IT
* Best Employers for a Healthy Lifestyle Gold Aw ard
* Detroit Free Press Green Leaders Award