Strategic Projects Lead

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Date: May 19, 2024

Location(s): Juno Beach, FL, US, 33408

Company: NextEra Energy

Requisition ID:  79169 

 

NextEra Energy Resources is the world's largest generator of renewable energy from the wind and sun, and a world leader in battery storage. We provide energy-related products and services that grow our economy, protect the environment, support our communities and help customers meet their energy needs. We are leading the decarbonization of the U.S. economy with our goal to reach Real Zero carbon emissions from our operations by 2045 while improving customer affordability and reliability. Are you interested in creating a cleaner environment for future generations? Join our world-class, innovative team today.

 

Position Specific Description

The role involves working as a core team member of the corporate strategic projects group. Projects focus on solving complex problems and improving operating performance across a range of business areas, from renewable energy (wind, solar, and battery) to corporate support functions. The strategic projects group works as an internal consulting organization. We partner with senior executives to identify and solve key business challenges, conduct analysis, define solutions, and help prepare the business to implement. This role will use management consulting skills to work with internal clients and external partners throughout all stages of strategy engagements. Project timelines typically run 2 - 6 months.
 
A Lead Consultant will independently own and drive major work streams inside of a strategic project. They will work directly with business executives and subject matter experts to gather input and accomplish work stream objectives. They will also play a team leadership role by directing and mentoring more junior team members.
 
The core duties of this role involve:
•    Quickly understanding business unit operating models and issues
•    Collaborating with business units in data gathering, interpretation, and analysis
•    Conducting detailed data analysis and modeling to understand underlying business issues and opportunities
•    Assisting in building and maintaining relationships with business units
•    Compiling and presenting findings via PowerPoint to the strategic project team members and business unit leads 
 
The most valuable skills for success in this role will be:
•    Intellectually curious individual who is enthusiastic about problem solving and creative thinking
•    Experience in data/financial analysis and presentation preparation
•    A detail-oriented person with due diligence and research skills
•    A team player that takes the initiative and assumes responsibility
•    Comfortable with fast-paced and constantly evolving environments
•    Strong knowledge of Microsoft PowerPoint and Excel

Job Overview

Employees in this role lead the analysis and strategy on high priority projects as assigned by senior executive management. This position works with a small cross-functional team of Subject Matter Experts (SME) to analyze, develop, and propose strategies or solutions to complex topics. Individuals rapidly identify key data, stakeholders, and the current landscape in order to effectively present ideas for executive review.

Job Duties & Responsibilities

  • Leads cross-functional projects including data collection, analysis and implementation of recommendations to senior management
  • Creates and communicates formal presentation of proposal to business leaders at higher levels of management, including executive
  • Develops hypothesis and validates them with data and discussion with appropriate Subject Matter Experts, then consults with business units for additional validation
  • Compiles and analyzes highly analytical problem solving analysis, and compiles them in a succinct manner to be reviewed by executive management
  • Develops strategies to address opportunities identified through analysis
  • Conducts research in other industries and stays abreast of innovative advancements in order to apply them to key problems
  • Interacts with senior and executive leadership, developing trust and credibility
  • Performs other job-related duties as assigned

Required Qualifications

  • Bachelor's Degree
  • Experience: 6+ years

Preferred Qualifications

  • Master's - Business Administration
  • Project Management Professional (PMP)
  • Six Sigma Master Black Belt

 

Employee Group:  Exempt
Employee Type:  Full Time
Job Category:  Finance, Accounting & Business Analytics
Organization:  NextEra Energy Resources, LLC 
Relocation Provided:  Yes, if applicable

 

NextEra Energy is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Qualified applicants are considered for employment without regard to race, color, age, national origin, religion, marital status, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, genetics, disability, protected veteran status or any other basis prohibited by law. We are committed to a diverse and inclusive workplace.

 

NextEra Energy and provides reasonable accommodation in its application and selection process for qualified individuals, including accommodations related to compliance with conditional job offer requirements, consistent with federal, state, and local laws. Supporting medical or religious documentation will be required where applicable and permitted by applicable law. To request a reasonable accommodation, please send an e-mail to recruiting-coordinator.sharedmailbox@nexteraenergy.com, providing your name, telephone number and the best time for us to reach you. Alternatively, you may call 1-844-694-4748. Please do not use this line to inquire about your application status.

 

NextEra Energy will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with the contractor’s legal duty to furnish information.

 

NextEra Energy does not accept any unsolicited resumes or referrals from any third-party recruiting firms or agencies. Please see our policy for more information.

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Nearest Secondary Market: Miami

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