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Strategy & Performance Consultant Job

Xcel Energy

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Position Type:
Rqd Education:
Rqd Experience: 2 - 5 years
Date Posted: August 25, 2022
Reference Code: 48847-en_US
Job Grade: P
Hierarchy: No - We can only hire at the posted level
Union Position: Non-Bargaining

Position Summary

Supports and/or facilitates the strategic planning and budgeting process as well the delivery of strategic and effective communications, analytics, and measures around all business area activities. Consults with leaders within the business area to develop and deliver impactful metrics and other analytics. Leverages business area systems. Participate on teams and/or lead a variety of key initiatives and special programs on behalf of the business area.

Essential Responsibilities

  • Strategic: Provides guidance to leaders on identifying goals to be achieved by the business area. Works with leaders to facilitate the process to create an implementation plan in alignment with other functions in the business area, and monitor effectiveness.
  • Strategic Planning: Support the strategic planning processes and implementation of the overall business area strategy and operational plans.
  • Communication: Responsible for ensuring the effective delivery of strategic communications around all business area activities. Aligns business area communications with overall company messaging and objectives.
  • Project Management: Plan, manage, coordinate or participate on cross-functional teams or projects for business area or companywide initiatives.
  • Analytics/Metrics: Leverages business area systems and data to identify, develop and deliver impactful metrics and other analytics and/or automated solutions. Consults with leaders in the development of metrics to be used in conjunction with decision making for strategy development and planning. Develops benchmarking and reporting data to ensure consistent processes are followed.
  • Budget Management: Provides guidance to leaders within the business area on various aspects of the budget process. Supports initiatives that result in improvements related to the budget process.

Minimum Requirements

  • Bachelor's degree in Business Administration or related field or a combination of education and experience providing equivalent knowledge.
  • At least five years related experience.
  • Demonstrated experience in strategy and with business and operational performance measures.
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills.
  • Experience in communications with demonstrated ability to deliver effective and strategic messages to a variety of audiences.
  • Strong technical background in Microsoft Office suite.
  • Experience leveraging technology.
  • Exceptional interpersonal and collaboration skills, capable of leading with teams.
  • Demonstrated ability to meet business and financial objectives.

Preferred Requirements

-Extremely strong oral and written communication skills.
-Degrees in Communications, English, and Journalism considered.
-Can easily prepare well written communication on behalf of high level leadership.
-Strong technical skills creating professional powerpoint presentations.

Competency Band:
  • Accountability
  • Customer and Stakeholder Engagement
  • Job and Business Expertise
  • Operational Excellence
  • Relationship Focused


Location(s): CO - Denver; MN - Minneapolis; TX - Amarillo; WI - Eau Claire
Organization: Customer And Innovation
Department: 82000:COS & Enterprise PMO
Schedule: Full-Time

Non-Union jobs will be posted internally for a minimum of 5 business days, after 5 days the job may be unposted at any time.
Union jobs will be posted based on the union agreement.

The anticipated starting base pay for this position is: $66,000 to $94,000 per year

This position may also be eligible for the following benefits and/or pay components: Pay - Annual Incentive Program, Medical/Pharmacy Plan, Dental, Vision, Life Insurance, Dependent Care Reimbursement Account, Health Care Reimbursement Account, Health Savings Account (HSA) (if enrolled in eligible health plan), Limited-Purpose FSA (if enrolled in eligible health plan and HSA), Transportation Reimbursement Account, Short-term disability (STD), Long-term disability (LTD), Employee Assistance Program (EAP), Fitness Center Reimbursement (if enrolled in eligible health plan), Tuition reimbursement, Transit programs, Employee recognition program, Pension, 401(k) plan, Paid time off (PTO), Holidays, Personal holidays, Volunteer Paid Time Off (VPTO) (full-time employees only), Parental Leave

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Recruiter: Elizabeth A Robinson
Hiring Manager: Daniel C Brown

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or status as a protected veteran.
Individuals with a disability who need an accommodation to apply please contact us at recruiting@xcelenergy.com
About this Employer‍

As a leading electric and natural gas energy company, we offer a comprehensive portfolio of energy-related products and services to 3.4 million electricity customers and 1.9 million natural gas customers across our eight states: Colorado, Michigan, Minnesota, New Mexico, North Dakota, South Dakota, Texas and Wisconsin.

Our workforce of more than 12,000 is rising to the challenge of a dynamic, constantly-changing utility industry. One that requires us to be even more customer focused, forward thinking and productive while remaining committed to meeting our customers’ fundamental need for safe, reliable, affordable energy.

With nearly 50% of our workforce eligible to retire in the next five years, there’s never been a better time to come on board. Do you have a passion for renewable energy, like wind or solar? Or care about giving back to the community? You’ll be in a position to directly impact our energy future.

At Xcel Energy, you’ll be challenged, respected and rewarded. You’ll find an ethical team committed to excellence, safety and environmental stewardship. A dynamic company where you’ll have meaningful work that makes a difference.