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NextEra Energy Principal New Products Manager in Houston, Texas

Principal New Products Manager

Date: Jan 11, 2022

Location(s): Houston, TX, US, 77070

Company: NextEra Energy

Requisition ID: 58918

/NextEra Energy Services is one of the fastest-growing retail energy providers, delivering innovative energy solutions with affordable electricity plans, including 100 percent renewable energy plans to more than 1.1 million residential and business customers throughout North America.

Position Specific Description

We are currently seeking a talented Manager of Residential Electric Vehicle Product Development in our Houston, TX office.

The Manager of Residential Electric Vehicle Product Development will have a passion for developing and delivering Innovative new products and services at the intersection of energy & technology (Home Energy Management, Distributed Generation, and Data Science).

The candidate will be responsible for delivering the strategy & leading new product development from idea generation & business case creation, concept/product design, market research, testing, trials & operational readiness, to successful commercialization.

Effective in managing cross functional teams and technology partners to launch and manage new products to drive profitable growth.

Have a history of assessing and leveraging emerging technologies to drive new product development as well as experience in financial analysis and project management.

Be a self-starter, creative problem solver and collaborative team player with a proactive/entrepreneurial style, comfortable with wearing many hats working in a startup environment.

Subject matter expertise and experience in the Electric Vehicle/charging space is required.

Job Overview

Employees in this role lead the identification, investigation, design, planning, and successful commercialization of new products and services at both the state and national level including associated Profit and Loss accountability. Individuals drive appropriate analysis to support business cases and investments, building necessary cross-functional teams, identifying and executing stage gate product launch activities, and developing and implementing end-to-end market strategies to successfully commercialize products. This position provides mentorship for other Product Managers around the Product Launch Process and pipeline management.

Job Duties & Responsibilities

  • Identifies and commercializes development projects which drive sustained long term earnings growth and are consistent with the company’s strategy, values, culture, and vision

  • Completes requirements definition, budget, product positioning and branding, sourcing and development of features, customer communications and collateral, acquisition, migration strategies, and front line training

  • Conducts end-to-end new product and service life cycle activities from ideation and planning through development, execution of stage gate activities, and successful commercialization including associated Profit and Loss accountability

  • Develops and maintains a robust pipeline of potential product and service innovations to drive product vitality and sustained growth for the business

  • Prioritizes opportunities and active projects to align with overall innovation mission and strategy

  • Leverages primary and secondary quantitative, qualitative, and trend research and data to identify gaps, draw conclusions, and shape winning customer focused initiatives based on market shifts and trends

  • Conducts technical and voice of the customer research, evaluates adjacent potential technologies and product opportunities, and engages and develops relationships with key third party partners to expand or accelerate product and service innovations

  • Develops financial models, business cases, and product documentation needed to support product and service investment

  • Manages and maintains strategic working relationships with consultants, vendors, and third parties to identify and advance product, service, and channel initiatives

  • Performs other job-related duties as assigned

Required Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s Degree

  • Experience: 5+ years

Preferred Qualifications

  • Master’s - Business Administration

Employee Group: Exempt

Employee Type: Full Time

Job Category: Finance, Accounting & Business Analytics

Organization: Gexa Energy LP

Relocation Provided: Yes, if applicable

Where permitted by applicable law, NextEra Energy requires all employees and new hires to be fully vaccinated for COVID-19 or be willing to receive the COVID-19 vaccination on or before the first day of employment.

NextEra Energy is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Qualified applicants are considered for employment without regard to race, color, age, national origin, religion, marital status, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, genetics, disability, protected veteran status or any other basis prohibited by law. We are committed to a diverse and inclusive workplace.

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