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Southern California Edison Strategic Planning Senior Advisor in Rosemead, California

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Join the Clean Energy Revolution

Become a Strategic Planning Senior Advisor at Southern California Edison (SCE) and build a better tomorrow.

About Strategic Planning at SCE

At Edison, we are passionate about tackling the growing challenges of climate change and leading the transformation of the power sector to enable our vision of a clean energy future. This is an exciting time in our industry and we are facing an accelerating rate of disruption, so we need people that are motivated, self-directed, who love being creative, and are driven to turn ideas into reality.

As the company’s corporate strategy group, the Strategic Planning team at SCE performs foundational analysis and planning that inform SCE’s thinking and actions, provides strategic leadership to align priorities and resources, and coordinates the transformational initiatives that advance or redefine SCE. In this job, you’ll play a key role in directly leading strategy activities for SCE.

This position is critical to advancing strategic objectives with responsibility for leading workstreams and content development, as well as overseeing or conducting quantitative and qualitative analyses, on work that includes (but not limited to) monitoring/research of industry trends in the energy sector; development of strategies and scenarios; and exploration of new ideas, technologies, and business models.

More broadly, the role helps to shape Edison’s overall strategy, leveraging communication, project management, analytical, problem‐solving, critical thinking and creativity skills to help the team. In this role, you will utilize influencing skills by presenting for senior management, including members of the C‐suite and leadership at EIX and SCE.

As a Strategic Planning Senior Advisor, your work will help power our planet, reduce carbon emissions and create cleaner air for everyone. Are you ready to take on the challenge to help us build the future?

A day in the life - Get ready to think big, work smart and shine bright!

Strategic analysis and projects:

  • Oversee research and information gathering on market, policy, technology, and competitive trends across electric industry, synthesizing key takeaways and impacts to our business.

  • Perform internal strategic assessments (e.g. SWOT analysis, benchmarking).

  • Develop insights, themes, hypotheses, or scenarios to inform our strategy.

  • Conduct independent, in-depth analysis of complex business problems, and present findings and recommendations to senior management.

  • Lead strategic projects, organizing cross-functional teams, developing project scope, analyzing key issues, performing financial analysis, and identifying potential solutions and recommendations.

Strategic planning process:

  • Facilitate project management and lead modules of the company’s annual strategic planning process.

  • Support the development of EIX Board strategy materials.

Strategy tracking and implementation:

  • Translate strategic priorities into clear objectives, plans, and required actions/initiatives.

  • Provide scoping, strategic framing, work planning and project management support for new strategic initiatives.

  • Monitor changes and track progress against strategic objectives through management of corporate strategy scorecard. Work with other OUs to align their plans with overall company direction by identifying gaps, reconciling discrepancies, creating linkages between efforts, and recommending new courses of action.

Qualifications

The essentials

  • Bachelor’s degree in business, economics, finance, engineering, or a related discipline

  • Five or more years of combined experience in strategy/management consulting or corporate strategy roles (e.g., developing and implementing business strategies such as launching new products or implementing large scale companywide initiatives; venture investing and business plan evaluation; corporate development roles)

The preferred

  • Being comfortable in an unstructured work environment and able to cut through uncertainty to proactively move ideas forward.

  • Experience communicating complex analyses and information to senior management.

  • Experience, knowledge and/or a strong curiosity in energy, e-mobility, and clean technologies.

  • Strong team orientation, ability to collaborate with teams in order to accomplish individual goals

You should know

  • Visit our Candidate Resource page (https://www.edisoncareers.com/page/show/Candidate-Resources) to get meaningful information related to benefits, perks, resources, testing information, and hiring process, and more!

  • This position requires testing and applicants who are identified to continue through the selection process will be invited to test via email. For information guides (https://www.edison.com/home/careers/guides-for-pre-employment-tests.html) , please reference test 8203. Candidates who have previously passed these assessment(s), in some cases, may not need to retest again for this position.

  • Relocation may apply.

About Southern California Edison

The people at SCE don't just keep the lights on. Our mission is so much bigger. We’re fueling the kind of innovation that’s changing an entire industry, and quite possibly the planet. Join us and create a future with cleaner energy, while providing our customers with the safety and reliability they demand. At SCE, you’ll have a chance to grow personally and professionally, making a real impact in Southern California and around the world.

At SCE, we celebrate our differences. We are 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.

We are committed to ensuring that individuals with disabilities are provided reasonable accommodation to participate in the job application or interview process, to perform essential job functions, and to receive other benefits and privileges of employment. Please contact us to request accommodations at (833) 343-0727.

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