ACS Professional Staffing
ACS Professional Staffing
Overview: ACS Professional Staffing is looking for a full-time employee to work on-site with our client. This position is located within Transmission Services Transmission Product Management & Market Analysis (TSQM) group, a part of the Transmission Rates, Products, and Analysis (TSQ) department of Transmission Marketing and Sales (TS) organization. TSQM designs and monitors the performance of products and services consistent with customer needs and the intent of the Open Access Transmission Tariff (OATT). TSQM analyzes and facilitates implementation of the business practices and policies associated with marketing and sale of Transmission and ancillary services, as governed by the OATT and/or other contracts. The Business Analyst will provide support for the development and monitoring of products and services, as well as, review and development of policies that apply to interpretations and principles of the OATT. This position will also assist with the development of business practices. This position is located in Vancouver, WA. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, or national origin. ACS Professional Staffing is an EEO/AA/Vet/Disabled Employer. Responsibilities: Provide high-level support to Product Managers by: Facilitating the formulation and implementation of systems and dashboards for tracking the success of key revenue-producing products, mainly Point-To-Point (PTP) and Conditional Firm (CF); Network Integration Transmission (NT); and potentially Ancillary Services. Advocating for and guiding evolutions of products that are financially strong and satisfy evolving role in markets, customers needs, and verification that the product is meeting its established objectives as well as compliant with OATT and Transmission rate schedules; Developing the means for how renewables - wind and solar integration and demand-side measures are supported by the PTP or replacement product Providing guidance and interpretation for how dispatch and curtailment data analysis should be reflected Facilitating teams in support of the PTP Product Manager in analyzing and interpreting customer usage of and motivations for our products including how customers deploy our products to conduct their business including how products will be impacted by evolutions of power markets. Provide high-level assistance to Product Managers and technical expertise to support teams in developing implementable business practices. These practices are prepared for regional customers and provide direction on how to conduct transmission business in accordance with: Rate case decisions; Policy and regulatory direction; Participation in national commercial standards development. Facilitate and provide technical expertise in the planning, forming and reforming development, and implementation of products. Participate in, (or facilitate on the Product Managers behalf) periodic support team meetings where it is essential that the team is level-set on product directions and any departures are identified and pushed for resolution; Guide and provide input into scoping market analyses that affect product direction. Exercise analytic expertise with interpreting analysis results that ultimately effect product specifications. Develop and provide input on business practices detailing TS product and policy changes resulting from management decisions. On behalf of the Product Manager, play a lead role in facilitating and/or assistance with the development of Agency Decision Framework (ADF) documents required for products and services. Prepare decision documents that include staff recommendations for managers and executives in appropriate decision forums. Provide analyses on industry and regulatory trends and provide recommendations to management and other staff on the future direction of industry strategies, their impacts on regional parties, their businesses, and products. Communicate and collaborate with implementing organizations, as well as supporting product managers and policy developers, to facilitate the development of products. Guide implementation of product design choices within the desired time frames. Facilitate presentations for internal staff and provide external customer workshops to communicate decisions and direction within areas of expertise. Requirements: Associates degree in Economics, Engineering, Statistics, and Business, Organizational Development or a related field is highly desirable. Bachelors degree in, Economics, Law, Engineering, Business or Business Management, Statistics, Organizational Development or a related discipline is preferred. 12 years previous work-related skill, knowledge, or experience is required without a degree. Experience in the utility business is required. Knowledge of transmission products (how the transmission is made available and sold) is required Experience with process management is required. Ability to identify where differences/conflicts among value chain service participants are and given that understanding push through to team consensus for product evolutions is required. Experience with inventory management and working with other supply chain processes that support product development, product delivery, product marketing, and product sales is required. Experience with marketing and sales of products to current and prospective customers where an understanding of product features are important to sales is required Familiarity with regulated environments and the importance of complying with regulated rules is required Experience presenting to a diverse audience including all levels of management is required. Advanced working knowledge of MS Office to include, Excel, Outlook, PowerPoint and Word are required; (MS Office 2010 proficiency required). Experience with Visio and SharePoint is required. Experience should include the following:Ability to present technical material effectively to audiences with all levels of experience resulting in the groups ability to understand. Decision/bottom line presentations to management that outline both risks and tradeoffs. Specific knowledge of FERCs Open Access Transmission Tariff and product specifications is desired Advanced working knowledge of Access and MS Project is desired. Demonstrated familiarity with product and service management and delivery, how to work with service delivery functions, and how to monitor their success. Experience organizing and orchestrating team meetings; demonstrated facilitation, negotiation and conflict resolution skills. Must be proactive, adept at working with diverse workgroups, cross-functional teams, and stakeholder groups. Demonstrated ability to work with teams of analysts and managers including senior analysts. Demonstrated verbal and written communication skills and ability to synthesize complex information. Ability to describe issues and alternative recommendations. Ability to work with attorneys, technical SMEs and implementers to craft policy and associated business practices. Ability to communicate, mediate and facilitate timely resolution of issues. Additional Requirements: Must possess a valid US drivers license. Up to 10% local travel for meeting attendance. US citizens and all those authorized to work in the US are encouraged to apply Work sponsorship not available at this time. No third party candidates considered for this position.
ACS Professional Staffing
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ACS Professional Staffing has a proven record of helping businesses meet their staffing needs. We are the leading professional staffing and consulting firm in the Northwest. We specialize in contract, temp-to-perm and direct hire engineering, IT and related position placement for a variety of industries. The right combination of employer and employee can drive productivity and positively influence your company’s future. ACS Professional Staffing is committed to creating these great partnerships. Trust ACS to assist you in creating the right fit for your team.