Coordinates and assembles work and resource plans that align with the budget plan. Monitors weekly and annual execution of the work plan by the Transmission and Distribution execution organizations. . Understands the effectiveness of, and recommend improvements in business process, practice and procedures as they relate to the identification of known work and work management data quality in the various work management systems. May work closely with the GO Business Finance team to monitor and reallocate budget between programs and maintain and overall view of budget performance.
Depending on the role, may be responsible for any or all of the following:
•Supports the establishment of a baseline strategic approach to work plan execution. Runs regular reports from multiple data sources to analyze available resources and compare against resource demand by work category.
•Supports the development of contingency plans with stakeholders to assure work readiness if work and financial plans require adjustment.
•Highlights issues such as actual cost or resource data outside of plan.
•Determines how and where to obtain further information from systems or stakeholders to investigate and determine cause of variance
•May independently reach out to stakeholders to explore performance variances and causes.
•Partners with peers and stakeholders to develop integrated work plans, project plan updates and presentation materials for regular work and budget meetings.
•Participates on special initiative project teams and, on occasion may take on a team leadership role on specific projects.
•Presents findings and make recommendations to function management.
May also perform some or all of the following responsibilities:
•Coordinates with peers and stakeholders in assigned work streams to develop a prioritized and optimized annual work plan, supported by a strategic, balanced annual resource plan.
•Tracks and reports on work progression, monitors execution of work plans and updates portfolios for short and long term planning. Ensures works plan is transparent and well communicated.
•Complete understanding of end to end process (work flow) knowledge of at least one work stream.
•Evaluates the associated costs and resources needed to execute work plans.
•Bachelor's Degree in engineering, economics, business administration or comparable quantitative field or equivalent related work experience
•Job-related experience, 5 years
•Utility industry experience, or related
•Advanced understanding of the utility or energy industry drivers, issues and trends
•Advanced knowledge of long-term strategic resource/operational planning theories, concepts, practices, methods and techniques
•Advanced data analysis, benchmarking, monitoring and business/financial analysis skills including knowledge of varied analytical methods
•Analytical problem solving and decision-making skills to develop comprehensive solutions
•Advanced oral and written communication, interpersonal and collaboration skills
•Adaptable to changing business conditions and ambiguity
•Advanced knowledge of business and work planning processes
•Advanced skills in Microsoft Office, Visual Basic Applications (VBA), Business Objects or similar software