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NRG Energy, Inc. Client Strategist in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania

Welcome to the intersection of energy and home services. At NRG, we’re all about propelling the next generation of leaders forward. We are driven by our passion to create a smarter, cleaner and more connected future. We deliver innovative solutions that make our customers’ lives easier—helping them power, protect, and intelligently manage their homes and businesses. To do this, we need creative and talented people to join our company.

We offer a dynamic work environment and a unified and inclusive culture. NRG fosters a strong sense of belonging that leads to better collaboration and business performance. Our company programs are designed to help employees develop the skills they need for success now and in the future. In everything we do, we aim to champion our employees and bring value to our customers, investors and society.

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The Client Strategist engages and manages key client relationships across industries and sectors to drive business value through end-to-end delivery of commodity and non-commodity-based energy solutions based on the NRG Business managed product suite. The Client Strategist aims to improve our clients' profitability and business productivity by creating value through procurement solutions, operating cost reduction and world class customer service.

Essential Duties/Responsibilities:

  • Manage strategic relationships as lead strategist for NRGs most valued managed product clients: up to 30 key customers and over 2 million annual MWhs and/or 4 million annual Dth

  • Provide world class levels of customer service resulting in customer retention and renewal business, resulting in renewal net margin of $5 – 10M/year

  • Synthesize customer commodity and non-commodity strategy by analyzing a wide variety of solutions, selecting the most relevant products and tools to meet specific client objectives

  • Manage key clients by setting procurement objectives, developing reporting capabilities and benchmarks, maintaining strategy with customers by identifying changes in scope, interpreting reporting outputs

  • Travel (up to 25%) to key customer sites to present commodity and non-commodity strategy and results to senior management

  • Work directly with Technical Sales, National Sales, Direct and Indirect sales teams to support the acquisition of new business

  • Interface with pricing and wholesale supply and trading to provide wholesale market information, transparent pricing and execution to commodity customers

  • Interface with Demand Management and renewable services teams to provide non-commodity solutions and product execution to key customers

  • Apply risk management techniques to customer strategy including, but not limited to Load Forecasting, VaR analysis and options theory

Minimum Requirements:

  • Proficient with computer spreadsheet and database applications

  • Bachelor’s degree required. Concentration in engineering, economics, mathematics, or specific energy market analysis-related experience preferred

  • Two or more years related industry experience required

  • Presentation proficiency and the ability to interact with senior management

  • Ability to develop and implement highly effective market and business strategies

  • Skilled in business analysis and identifying market potential for significant business growth

  • Travel – up to 25%

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Master’s degree in Business Management or related field preferred

  • Holds Certified Energy Procurement Professional (CEP) or Certified Energy Management (CEM) Designation

  • Excellent quantitative skills

  • Excellent oral and written communication skills

  • Good skills of persuasion and effectiveness at explaining rational for recommendations and decisions

  • Excellent interpersonal skills and an ability to work effectively with cross-functional teams

  • Strong organizational abilities, attention to detail and deadline orientation

  • Commitment to work with a sense of urgency

  • The ability to work as a team player

  • Be proactive and creative in solving problems

  • Exhibit a positive attitude to inspire the people around you

NRG Energy is committed to a drug and alcohol-free workplace. To the extent permitted by law and any applicable collective bargaining agreement, employees are subject to periodic random drug testing, and post-accident and reasonable suspicion drug and alcohol testing. EOE AA M/F/Protected Veteran Status/Disability. Level, Title and/or Salary may be adjusted based on the applicant's experience or skills.

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