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Date: Aug 2, 2022

Location: San Antonio, TX, US, 78205

Company: CPS Energy

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Position Summary

The Analyst Product Development is tasked with managing the entire life cycle of a product. They develop new products based on industry trends, market research, and contact with customers and vendors. They must possess a unique blend of business and technical savvy; a big-picture vision, and the drive to make that vision into reality. They must enjoy spending time in the market to understand customer needs and behaviors and have a knack for implementing innovative solutions.

 

GRADE:  15

DEADLINE TO APPLY:  August 23, 2022

Tasks and Responsibilities

  • Generate new product ideas by researching, attending conferences, meeting with customers, interacting with vendors and technology providers.
  • Pilot new products and drive implementation across internal teams by gathering requirements, procuring and contracting, positioning, pricing, and planning sales campaign.
  • Coordinate, manage, and monitor all aspects of the product life cycle, including long-term and short-term development and marketing.
  • Develop and coordinate marketing campaign(s) to achieve targets and implement a go-to-market plan, working with stakeholders across the company to execute.
  • Manage the procurement process and program budget, pay invoices, and validate billing from vendors.  Provide monthly reports on financial status and program performance.
  • Track vendor performance, ensure goals are met, and provide reporting as required to various areas of the company.
  • Coordinate Measurement and Verification (M&V) by a third party of the associated energy savings from products and evaluate cost effectiveness.
  • Maintain knowledge of current and emerging trends in the electric and natural gas utility industry.
  • Gather, analyze, and report customer feedback and recommend adjustments, as necessary
  • Evaluate product performance to help develop and update company goals and objectives.
  • Serves as subject matter expert for assigned new products and services.
  • Performs other duties as assigned.

Minimum Skills

Minimum Knowledge and Abilities

Strong experience in general product management or related marketing/development experience.
Familiarity with technology related to energy efficiency, demand response, and/or distributed solar.
Strong in public speaking or stakeholder engagement.
Exceptionally strong skills directly related to product development and implementation.
Demonstrated ability to multi-task various critical work assignments proactively and independently in a fast paced environment and in a professional manner.
Excellent planning and organizational skills
Ability to flourish with minimal guidance, be proactive and handle uncertainty
Proficiency in MS word, Excel, PowerPoint and Outlook.
Ability to make independent decisions and often makes recommendations which affect the section, department and/or division
Excellent interpersonal communications and collaboration skills to work with all level of employees and colleagues

Preferred Qualifications

  • Previous work experience in the electric utility industry

Competencies

Communicates Effectively
Acting as a Champion for Change
Evaluating and Implementing Ideas
Learning Quickly
Delivering High Quality Work
Demonstrating Initiative

Minimum Education

Bachelor's Degree in Marketing, Economics, Business Administration, Engineering or a related field from an accredited university.

Required Certifications

Working Environment

Indoor work, operating computer, manual dexterity, talking, hearing, repetitive motion. Use of personal computing equipment, telephone, multi-functioning printer and calculator. Ability to travel between business related events. Work hours may be extended.

Physical Demands

Office Environment

CPS Energy does not discriminate against applicants or employees. CPS Energy is committed to providing equal opportunity in all of its employment practices, including selection, hiring, promotion, transfers and compensation, to all qualified applicants and employees without regard to race, religion, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, citizenship status, veteran status, pregnancy, age, disability, genetic information or any other protected status. CPS Energy will comply with all laws and regulations.


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