Southern California Edison Senior Manager- Business Operations in Pomona, California

Job Description


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About Transmission and Distribution

Southern California Edison’s (SCE's) Transmission and Distribution Organizational Unit (T & D) is responsible for planning, engineering, constructing, operating, and maintaining transmission and distribution facilities throughout the 50,000-square-mile territory. T&D is the steward of roughly $19 billion in assets that safely and reliably deliver electricity to 14 million residents via SCE’s 5 million customer accounts.

Position Overview

The Senior Manager of Business Operations will manage a team comprised of project managers, advisors, and support analysts. The Senior Manager will have oversight and responsibility for common functions within the Resource Planning and Performance Management groups, providing economies scale to improve efficiencies. Successful execution of these activities by a centralized organization has a major impact on TS&O and T&D by increasing the efficiency of resource utilization and the ability of the organization to manage its increasing critical work activities to meet its goals and objectives.

Responsibilities include:

  1. Resource strategy and staffing cap management

  2. Develop and manage a centralized resource strategy model.

  3. Provide recommendations to improve resource strategy and operational performance.

  4. Manage all TS&O staffing caps.

  5. SPOC for TS&O on-boarding process.

  6. Business resiliency planning and documentation

  7. Develop and maintain with business line support, appropriate TS&O/T&D business resiliency plans.

  8. Strategic planning, business planning, business support, business process improvement

  9. Provide governance and oversight for TS&O business plans, resource plans TS&O performance measures, business initiatives, goals and metrics in order to ensure alignment with OU and corporate goals.

  10. Serve as SMEs and strategic/business planning analysts for TS&O and business lines.

  11. Works with other business lines (e.g., IT, AM&OS) to support process improvement needs for TS&O and other T&D business lines. (e.g., process efficiencies, technology, etc)

  12. Improve coordination between TS&O RPPM groups to adopt common best practices in processes and business tools.

  13. Consolidated reporting of high-value and complex work.

  14. Provide reports for decision making, which are common across business lines and provide meaningful operational value.

  15. Leverage PM&A to take over low-value and simple reporting tasks to increase efficiencies.

  16. PDP development, performance tracking and reporting.

  17. Operational analytics

  18. Provide source of skills required for operational analytics (modeling, statistical analysis, data mining, etc.).

  19. Provide advanced analytical support to business lines to improve operational performance.


Minimum Qualifications

  • Five or more years managing/supervising an organization/unit or project management experience.

  • Must have lead a diverse team focused on innovation, change management and employee development.

Desired Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Engineering, Business or related technical discipline

  • Experience in resource planning, cost control and accounting, in addition to knowledge of their impact to the regional budgeting process.

  • Experience developing and implementing strategic plans, and facilitating forums to capture the requirements of business strategy.

  • Experience interfacing and/or collaborating with internal/external clients, governmental agencies, all levels of employees, managers within and across business units, and corporate officers to develop solutions and facilitate cooperation between departments.


  • Candidates for this position must be legally authorized to work directly as employees for any employer in the United States without visa sponsorship.

  • Position will require 30% traveling and being out in the field throughout the SCE service territory.

  • Relocation may apply.

Southern California Edison, an Edison International (NYSE:EIX) company, serves a population of nearly 14 million via 5 million customer accounts in a 50,000-square-mile service area within Central, Coastal and Southern California. Join the utility leader that is safely delivering reliable, affordable electricity to our customers for over 125 years.

SCE is a proud Equal Opportunity Employer and will not discriminate based on race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability, protected veteran status or any other protected status. #LI-MB1