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Date Posted: Mar 15, 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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Job Summary: 

This position is responsible for various risk control activities in the Risk Control Group, supporting the NRG Retail businesses.  It requires a combined expertise in the financial aspects needed to understand risk measurement of financial instruments, plus knowledge of the systems used to measure the risk of a complex portfolio. 


Essential Duties/Responsibilities:

  • Communicate & maintain project timelines for Retail Risk group
  • Provide project management support for all Risk related projects
  • Take direction from Risk Directors or Managers to ensure projects are delivered to completion
  • Enforce, engage, and monitor adherence to the retail Risk Policy and Operational Controls, investigate issues, and update any policy and/or product revisions
  • Track reporting or policy discrepancies until resolved
  • Interface with other internal departments in the resolution of retail business issues as required
  • Collaborate effectively with other Risk teams and relevant NRG teams
  • Create training deck presentation and periodically conduct in-person training on the Risk Policy and the Operational Controls


Working Conditions:


  • Candidate will be located in Houston, TX
  • Open office environment


Minimum Requirements:

  • Project management experience
  • Ability to work well with others, sharing workloads
  • 5 years of energy industry experience
  • High degree of computer literacy. Intermediate knowledge of PowerPoint and Excel is preferred.
  • Attention to detail, critical thinking and organizational skills
  • Adapts effectively to new and changing environments
  • Works independently through the use of initiative and self-motivation


Preferred Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree required.  Business, economics, finance, or engineering
  • Working knowledge of energy trading markets, particularly electricity markets


Additional Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

  • Strong work ethic – team player willing to fill any roles or gap to achieve an outcome
  • Understanding of compliance and basic auditing
  • Effectively communicate to a wide range of audiences in both written and oral form
  • Quickly conceptualize and assimilate data to make decisions and take appropriate action



NRG Energy is committed to a drug and alcohol free workplace.  To the extent permitted by law and any applicable collective bargaining agreement, employees are subject to periodic random drug testing, and post-accident and reasonable suspicion drug and alcohol testing. EOE AA M/F/Protected Veteran Status/Disability
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Level, Title and/or Salary may be adjusted based on the applicant's experience or skills.

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