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DTE Energy Associate - Corporate Strategy in Ann Arbor, Michigan

Associate - Corporate Strategy

Location:

Ann Arbor, MI, US

Company: DTE Eng Corp Svcs LLC

Job ID: 1861

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 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 multiple 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

Job Summary

LOCATION: ANN ARBOR, MICHIGAN

Job Summary

DTE Energy is seeking ambitious, energetic individuals to join the Corporate Strategy group in Ann Arbor, Michigan. The group is comprised of former consultants from top-tier strategy firms, investment bankers, finance professionals, and recent MBA graduates. The Corporate Strategy group works with all of DTE’s businesses to address the complex challenges facing the energy industry today. The group's primary responsibility is to conduct strategic consulting engagements.

Sample engagements that the group has led in the last two years include:

  • Led the development and execution of the Company's electric vehicle strategy, customer outreach, and regulatory engagement

  • Managed the design and implementation of a home automation pilot for customers, utilizing the DTE Insight platform

  • Led analytics efforts to identify opportunities to improve rate programs for low income customers

  • Assessed technical training processes across the Company and proposed countermeasures to maintain world-class training outcomes while improving resource efficiency

  • Developed a longer-term view on electricity pricing and rates and translated this view into a strategy for the Company to execute

The Associate role includes ownership of specific project workstreams, from quantitative analysis to development of insights and communication to group and company leadership. Associates are also expected to play a contributing role in establishing project hypotheses and structure. This role reports to a Manager, and ultimately the Vice President of Corporate Strategy and offers candidates strong mentorship, skill development, and career opportunities.

Candidates

It is preferred that candidates possess an MBA from a top-tier program, with an emphasis in finance and/or strategy (a technical undergraduate degree is a plus) and a minimum of 3-5 years work experience with a management consulting firm, investment bank, or in a finance role. Candidates with a BBA and 7+ years of work experience in finance, management consulting and/or the energy industry will also be considered. Candidates must also possess the following demonstrated skills and personal characteristics:

Strong quantitative and modeling capability

An aptitude for and interest in financial analysis

The ability to understand and analyze complex business issues The ability to clearly communicate results to senior management

The ability to work independently and in a fast-paced team environment

A high level of maturity, integrity, confidence, intellectual curiosity, initiative, the ability to get agreement/buy-in, and a team-oriented work ethic

Minimum Education & Experience Requirements

We seek candidates with an MBA degree from a top-tier business school and a minimum of three to five years of progressive work experience is required. Candidates with a BBA and 7+ years of work experience in Finance, Management Consulting and or Energy Industry work will also be considered. Candidates must also possess the following demonstrated skills and personal characteristics:

  • Strong quantitative and modeling capability

  • An aptitude for and interest in financial analysis

  • The ability to understand and analyze complex business issues

  • The ability to clearly communicate results to senior management

  • The ability to work independently and in a fast-paced team environment

  • A high level of maturity, integrity, confidence, intellectual curiosity, initiative taking, the ability to get agreement/buy-in, and a team-oriented work ethic

Other Qualifications

Physical Demands

The physical demands characterized in the attached essential and marginal job functions epitomize those that must be met by an employee to properly perform the integral functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Working Conditions

The employee performs job duties in a climate controlled office environment, with a moderate noise level.

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.

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.

Nearest Major Market:Ann ArborNearest Secondary Market:Detroit

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