Mgr, Sales & Load Forecasting

  • Entergy
  • Un - Texa - Woodlands
  • 1 week ago

Company Name: Entergy

Location: Woodlands, Texa, Un

Job Duration: 2021-04-08 to 2021-05-08

Overview

JOB SUMMARY/PURPOSE

Manage the team and process for creating the communicating the sales and load forecasts for the regulated Operating Companies

 

JOB DUTIES/RESPONSIBILITIES

  1. Develop the Utility long-term sales (GWh) forecast including detail at the Operating Company level, customer class level, and monthly level
  2. Develop the Utility long-term hourly load (MW) forecasts for each Operating Company as well as regional load forecasts to support regional planning efforts
  3. Conduct econometric and macro-economic analysis and research to support development of sales and load forecasts
  4. Develop analysis and witness testimony in support of rate cases, resource plans, requests for new generation assets, and other regulatory efforts for the OpCos
  5. Interact with senior executives to develop and communicate Utility and OpCo points-of-view and provide input into strategic and financial planning
  6. Develop and improve processes, models, and methods for forecasting, analyzing, and reporting sales and load
  7. Analyze actual sales results to determine drivers of variance from forecast

 

MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS  

Minimum education required of the position

BS/BA in a technical field such as Engineering, Finance, Accounting, Economics, Math, or equivalent work experience

 

Minimum experience required of the position

Minimum of 6-8 years of experience

 

Minimum knowledge, skills and abilities required of the position

  • Ability to function and perform effectively as a manager and supervisor
  • Ability to plan, organize and direct the work of others
  • Strong communication and interpersonal skills to develop relationships with co-workers from staff level to senior management
  • General understanding of the gas and power industry
  • Ability to analyze multiple data sources and summarize in a cohesive and succinct narrative
  • Advanced working knowledge of Microsoft Excel

 

OTHER ATTRIBUTES

Functional Knowledge   

  • Understanding of concepts, theories, and principles of forecasting

Business Expertise          

  • Applies understanding of the industry and how own area contributes to the achievement of business objectives

Leadership         

  • Manages the team and adapts plans and priorities to meet service objectives

Problem Solving              

  • Identifies and resolves technical, operational, or organizational problems

Impact 

  • Moves forward the level of service and the team’s ability to meet objectives

Interpersonal Skills         

  • Develops relationships to guide or influence others

 

WORKING CONDITIONS

As a provider of essential services, Entergy expects its employees to be available to work additional hours, to work in alternate locations, and/or to perform additional duties in connection with storms, outages, emergencies, or other situations as deemed necessary by the company.  Exempt employees may not be paid overtime associated with such duties.

 

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Primary Location: TexasWoodlands
Job Function: Professional
FLSA Status: Professional
Relocation Option: Level II
Union description/code: NON BARGAINING UNIT-NBU
Number of Openings: 1
Req ID: 102108
Travel Percentage:Up to 25%

 

An Equal Opportunity Employer, Minority/Female/Disability/Vets. Please click here to view the full statement.

 

WORKING CONDITIONS: 

As a provider of essential services, Entergy expects its employees to be available to work additional hours, to work in alternate locations, and/or to perform additional duties in connection with storms, outages, emergencies, or other situations as deemed necessary by the company. Exempt employees may not be paid overtime associated with such duties.