Job Title: Governmental and Public Affairs Analyst

Company Name:
Consumers Energy
Department Summary The G&PA; Business Analyst is responsible for assisting and advancing the business plan deployment process for Governmental & Public Affairs, in support of the company's overall strategy and goals. The candidate should have a proven record of performance and trusted professional credibility and possess strong analytical thinking, collaboration and teaming skills and understand the SAP budgeting process. The ideal candidate will foster and exemplify a customer-focused, data-driven culture. The position requires an individual be able to work independently and with all levels within the organization, including senior management. Job Description/Responsibilities
Work with leadership to track, document and analyze G&PA; work activities, milestones and accomplishments as they relate to achieving departmental and company strategic goals - 45%
Oversee G&PA; financial planning and reporting - 15%
Oversee visual management for Governmental & Public Affairs - 10%
Ensure cross-functional alignment of business plans and metrics - 10%
Provide regular status updates to management and stakeholders - 10%
Support additional projects or G&PA; teams as needed - 10%
Employee will oversee planning and reporting for G&PA;'s $14.5M budget
Employee will interact with leadership ranging from mid-level managers to executives Requirements/Qualifications Bachelors degree in business administration/management, finance business analytics, marketing, public policy, or other social science. Experience in business plan deployment, goal setting, financial planning, business analysis.
Strong analytical skills
Experience using data to drive decision-making
Knowledgeable in the company's strategies and change philosophies
Familiar with functional organization, roles and responsibilities within company
Excellent presentation skills with solid communication capabilities, both oral and written The position will be filled at the level commensurate with the successful candidates education and experience. Company Overview Join a diverse and dynamic team that makes and delivers the most valuable services in the world: electricity and natural gas. At Consumers Energy, our customers are at the heart of everything we do. Our employees work around the clock to provide service to our customers in honor of our history and to fulfill our promise to Michigan - Count on Us! Consumers Energy, the principal subsidiary of CMS Energy and headquartered in Jackson, Michigan, provides natural gas and electricity to nearly 6.8 million of the Michigan's 10 million residents in all 68 Lower Peninsula counties. All qualified applicants will not be discriminated against and will receive consideration for employment without regard to protected veteran status, disability, race, color, religion, sex or national origin.
Location: Jackson/One Energy Plaza
Requisition #: 50626103
Functional Area: Communications
Apply By: 09/25/2014
Employment Level: Professional (Non-Supervisor)

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