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Senior Analyst, Advisory Services

Date Posted: Oct 6, 2019

Location: Houston, TX, US

Company: NRG

Job Description

NRG is the leading integrated power company in the U.S., built on the strength of our diverse competitive electric generation portfolio and leading retail electricity platform. A Fortune 500 company, NRG creates value through best-in-class operations, reliable and efficient electric generation, and a retail platform serving residential and commercial businesses. Working with electricity customers large and small, we implement sustainable solutions for producing and managing energy, developing smarter energy choices and delivering exceptional service as our retail electricity providers serve almost three million residential and commercial customers throughout the country.

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Position Summary:

The Senior Pricing Analyst will analyze the client’s energy consumption data to determine the products and services offered by NRG Advisory Services that best fit the customer, along with the associated value proposition. Customers will be medium to large Commercial and Industrial segment and will include complex and/or multi-site accounts. Evaluations will be primarily focused on electricity and natural gas supply purchasing and management, but will also include demand response, distributed energy resources, energy efficiency, and sustainability.


Principal Responsibilities:

  • Work with sales and client to strategize the ideal energy procurement and management structure
  • Analyze client’s energy consumption data for available services
  • Lead and manage RFPs for client projects and proposals
  • Facilitate daily procurement activities with a network of suppliers
  • Create proposals and supporting analysis for presentation to clients
  • Negotiate price and contract terms between clients and suppliers to achieve clients objectives
  • Create detailed pricing and budget comparison reports for clients
  • Support sales staff in identifying and evaluating client opportunities, and help to define their value to potential clients
  • Interface with clients on an as-needed basis throughout the sales process and in post-contract relationship management
  • Monitor macro and regional trends impacting the North American power market and their impact on customers


Minimum Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s degree
  • Minimum of 3 years of  experience working as an energy analyst, consultant, broker or in an energy contract analyst role
  • Previous experience working with internal stakeholders in a team atmosphere
  • Previous experience working with external clients in a relationship management role
  • This position can work out of Houston, TX or Buffalo, NY


Preferred Qualifications:

  • Expertise in electricity and natural gas commodity contracts, demand response programs, ancillary market programs, and distributed energy resources
  • STEM Majors


Additional Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

  • Strong communication skills, both written and verbal
  • Excellent organizational skills, and attention to detail
  • Analytical background and problem-solving skills
  • Past experience demonstrating an aptitude to learn quickly and be flexible





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