One Gas Sr. Strategic Planning Analyst in Austin, Texas
Position Location: Tulsa or Oklahoma City, OK; Austin, TX; Overland Park, KS
ONE Gas is seeking an individual experienced in strategic planning, energy (oil, gas, electric or renewables), and/or design and deployment of strategies across organizational boundaries.
The position will be responsible for:
Market research and analysis
Development of relevant, competitive and measurable business strategies
Creation of business plans which will be presented to key executives
Implementation, roll-out and tracking of initiatives once approved
The successful candidate will require a low level of supervision; be comfortable building relationships with senior leadership, management level employees, and other stakeholders both internally and externally; maintain a high level of responsibility and integrity.
Essential Position Functions:
Evaluates new and enhanced business opportunities and ensures alignment with the organization's mission/vision, strategic plan, and goals.
Facilitates the development of Opportunity Briefs, Business Plans and has an analytical understanding of all aspects of market assessment and evaluation, implementation planning.
Coordinates the collection, analysis, and interpretation of data for the business planning process with internal stakeholders and “Strategy Sprint” teams to incorporate market assessments and recommendations into the development of business plans.
Continuously identifies and communicates areas of opportunity to enhance the overall strategy and business planning process; ensuring that projects are being evaluated appropriately and efficiently, implemented accurately, and that expectations are met.
Creates training for initiative roll-out to appropriate internal departments, as well as coordination of any required marketing materials
Helps create metrics and tracking methods for each initiative
Updates and monitors status of key initiatives ensuring projects remain in alignment with the organization's mission/vision, strategic plan, and goals during and after implementation.
Ability to travel to attend conferences, industry trade meetings, customer or utility peer visits, and ONE Gas locations.
Must possess excellent business writing skills.
An understanding of regulated utilities and the rates and regulatory process is desirable but not required.
Identify, prioritize and develop new opportunities to increase revenue and ensure the sustainability of our business, while focusing on strategies including, but not limited to compressed natural gas, combined heat and power, renewable natural gas, economic development or other identified programs.
Research, develop, analyze and evaluate strategic initiatives aimed at increasing gas load, addressing competitive threats, promoting natural gas use and determining unique value-added services.
Creation and review of Opportunity Briefs
Assist in Horizon strategy and planning
Business case creation
Continued development of and networking with internal and external economic development and industry contacts. This may include attendance at industry conferences and workshops as deemed necessary.
Development of step-by-step strategic plans to expand existing initiatives
Develop strategies to roll out new programs and company offerings to appropriate internal stakeholders.
Participate in continued and on-going review of rolled out strategies, to confirm performance metrics and develop adjustments necessary to meet corporate goals and expectations.
Assist in researching information for annual preparation of a Strengths, Weaknesses, Opportunities and Threats (SWOT) analysis.
Regular and reliable attendance is required in performance of job.
Employee may be required to perform additional duties as assigned
Bachelor's Degree Business, communications, engineering, finance, or related field, or an equivalent combination of formal education plus experience in following areas:
Thorough knowledge of operating and strategic planning policies and procedures.
Application of basic math.
Experience in use and function of office equipment including computers and applicable software.
Experience developing strategic planning initiatives.
Experience and training related to public speaking and interpersonal communication skills and development programs.
Experience researching and preparing reports, and correspondence.
Experience developing information and making presentations.
Experience reviewing and interpreting journals, publications, governmental regulations, pending legislation, and correspondence.
Experience interacting, negotiating, advising, and communicating effectively internally and externally.
Experience representing company in contacts with public officials and potential customers and trade allies.
Experience in identifying and analyzing potential new opportunities and develop and present marketing strategies to internal stakeholders and leadership as well as end users.
Demonstrated ability to read and write fluently in English.
Applicable driver's license. Requires travel to other company locations, and to outside meetings with customers and others.
Mobility to travel in and around office facilities as well as customer locations.
Communicate and/or exchange information; conduct oral presentations.
Sufficient to perform job duties. #officeoperations
We are an Equal Opportunity Employer and do not discriminate against any employee or applicant for employment because of race, color, sex, age, national origin, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity, status as a veteran, and basis of disability or any other federal, state or local protected class.
Job ID: 2325
Functional Area: Business Development
Position Type: Full-Time Regular
Relocation Provided: Yes
Location: Austin, TX
Department: STRATEGY & PROGRAM DEV
Internal / External: Internal and External
Experience Required: Not Indicated