Strategy Project Specialist

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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 environmentally. Recently, DTE Energy has been recognized as an outstanding place to work and has received the following accolades: * Gallup Great Workplace Award for consecutive years * Civic 50 Award for corporate citizenship excellence * Indeed s annual 50 Best Places to Work award for two years running * Metropolitan Detroit s 101 Best and Brightest Companies to work For * J.D. Power Customer Satisfaction Award * Professional Women s Magazine/Black EOE Journal Best of the Best * Computerworld s 100 Best Places to Work in IT * Best Employers for a Healthy Lifestyle Gold Award * Detroit Free Press Green Leaders Award DTE Energy is an equal opportunity employer and considers all qualified applicants without regard to race, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, religion, disability, national origin, citizenship, height, weight, genetic information, marital status, pregnancy, protected veteran status or any other status protected by law. Testing Required: Not Applicable Job Summary A blend of strategic planning and project management responsible for the planning, management and execution of multiple projects that may encompass multiple disciplines in support of strategic priorities Develops a high-level strategic plan(s), ensuring their successful implementation and ongoing execution; may investigate and evaluate initiatives consistent with long-range goals. Manages and provides informal leadership for professional-level staff and significant, complex technical project or business support & production team(s) and is accountable for their performance and results. This is a strategic planning and project management specialist/generalist function, focusing on a single or combination of disciplines. This position location will be in the Detroit headquarters with the majority of time spent working remotely or in the field as needed. Span of control: 0; individual contributor. Key Accountabilities * Performs or guides & ensures the accomplishment of the following functions: planning, organizing, leading, coordinating, reporting & budgeting. * May lead continuous improvement (CI) commitment and systematic CI efforts * Provides support to senior management in the formulation and implementation of long-term business strategy. * May Represent senior management at Corporate and business unit meetings/committees for strategic, financial, legislative, or regulatory issues * Develops and participates in presentations for senior management and other communications as directed by senior corporate management. * Facilities the integration and reporting of key organization performance measures for senior management of the organization and other senior Corporate leaders. * Seeks data and input from throughout the organization on issues deemed critical by senior management; conducts associated analyses and develops consolidated status reports. Recommends next steps and ensures their implementation * Keeps abreast of industry developments and competitor strategies that may impact the organization Minimum Education & Experience Requirements * Bachelors degree in business, finance, economics engineering or related degree and the knowledge/capabilities typically acquired through 5+ years of job-relevant experience. Other Qualifications Preferred * Applicable graduate-level degree (e.g MBA) * Senior, lead-level, supervisory or project/process management experience * Experience in the Facilities Management and/or Construction Management industries Other Requirements * Ability to travel and report for work at different locations (typically within the Corporations service area); incumbents are responsible for their own transportation. * Ability to build productive relationships and obtain results through the efforts of other individuals and teams. * Analytical 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 analyze complex financial data and develop optimal recommendations and solutions. * Written and verbal communication and advocacy skills consistent with the ability to present results of projects and research to senior-level Corporate management * Well-developed organization and planning skills (typically acquired through at least 5 years of experience). * Ability to apply project planning and implementation and/or continuous improvement principles (typically acquired through several years of experience in these areas) to affect tangible, outcomes. * Ability to prioritize and manage multiple tasks, issues or projects that may include high-visibility initiatives and require innovation, teamwork and planning. * Promotes an atmosphere conducive to the open exchange of new ideas, and alternatives to orthodox approaches. * Motivates through leading by example, coaching/mentoring and providing ongoing constructive feedback; effectively with resistance; takes positive steps to avoid the recurrence of errors through constructive critique. Additional Information Incumbents may engage in all or some combination of the activities and accountabilities, and utilize a variety of the competencies cited in this description depending upon the organization and role to which they are assigned. This description is intended to describe the general nature and level of work 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 rights of supervisors or management representatives to assign, direct and control the work of employees under their supervision.
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