NRG Energy, Inc. STRATEGY & MARKET INTELLIGENCE BUSINESS ANALYST in Princeton, New Jersey

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:

The Strategy & Market Intelligence Business Analyst will research and compile information to provide insight to enable broad understanding of the power and energy markets leading into the potential sales of energy products and services. The research provided will aid in crafting creative, energy solutions designed to meet the needs of individual customers in the new, clean energy economy. Ultimately, the job would be to carry out research studies and insight initiatives to deliver recommendations for revenue driving, product and market opportunities and to assist in the decision-making process of a diverse account team whose members include sales people, sustainability specialists, financial modeling analysts, and executive leadership.

Essential Duties/Responsibilities:

  • Work closely with the business groups to understand and support the business goals. This will include defining and working on ad-hoc primary research (qualitative and quantitative), market segmentation, drawing on various market reports, surveys, and sales data.

  • Work on insight programs and analysis, both routine and ad-hoc, to provide actionable market and customer insight

  • Conduct market research, competitor analysis, customer insight and sales analysis for the power market and beyond

  • Research and monitor various markets, industries and companies for which we provide energy services

  • Collect data from primary research, customer database systems and other data intelligence systems to provide timely and accurate market and customer information which informs business development activities and wider decision making

  • Condense multiple data points into insightful and clear learnings and implications

  • Remain on top of market trends at all times, be the voice to the business on changes in the energy market and other external trends that affect the business

  • Present findings and recommendations clearly and concisely

  • Produce periodic business /market intelligence reports

  • Work on multiple projects and coordinate work efforts with other team members

Working Conditions:

  • Normal Business hours; some overtime required as special project arise; normal office environment; Location is Princeton, NJ

Minimum Requirements:

  • Master s degree from an accredited four-year college or university required preferably in a business, economics, engineering or a statistical discipline

  • 2 years of experience with behind the meter energy storage.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • 3 or more yearsof experience with behind the meter energy storage.

  • 2 or more years of related experience, utilizing statistical analysis to drive business benefit with proven returns

Additional Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

  • A proven track record in analysis and insight with the ability to explain analytical work in a logical way, verbally and written, to provide insight and recommendations to a non-analytical audience

  • Proven experience in working with data, analysis and interpretation skills

  • Strong communication (verbal, written), presentation, and consultative skills

  • Strong aptitude for creative thinking in combination with a proven ability to work analytically and creatively in a problem-solving environment.

  • Preferred experience in energy or alternative energy industry and understanding of the issues and opportunities surrounding the changing energy industry and sustainability on the business environment

  • Results driven and able to work to tight deadlines

  • Advanced in MS Excel, Word & PowerPoint

  • Preferred working skills in SQL, data management and reporting

  • Ability to work independently and as a member of a team

  • CRM experience is a PLUS

Physical Requirements:

Occasionally requires lifting as appropriate to perform duties and responsibilities

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Level, Title and/or Salary may be adjusted based on the applicant's experience or skills.

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