Strategic Planning Advisor

Job Description

Join the Clean Energy Revolution

Become a Strategic Planning Advisor at Edison International (EIX) and build a better tomorrow. In this job, you'll play a key role supporting strategy activities for EIX and its companies, primarily focused on core aspects of strategic planning including development/upgrade of corporate strategy, managing the overall EIX strategic planning process from board/executive to operational levels, translating strategic priorities into actional initiatives, and operationalization of the strategy at EIX companies. Your job will also include collaborating on corporate/business development efforts, growth & innovation initiatives, and ESG/sustainability priorities, to translate this work into actionable strategies and opportunities.

This position has responsibility for leading workstreams and content development, as well as overseeing or conducting quantitative and qualitative analyses, on work that includes (but not limited to) monitoring/research of industry trends in the energy sector; development of strategies and scenarios; assessment of growth opportunities; exploration of new ideas and business models; scanning the ecosystem of early-stage cleantech companies; and tracking of clean infrastructure markets such as solar, wind and energy storage.

More broadly, the role helps to shape Edison's overall strategy, leveraging communication, project management, analytical, problem-solving, critical thinking, and creativity skills to help the team. The incumbent will utilize influencing skills by presenting for senior management, including members of the C-suite and leadership at EIX, SCE and Edison Energy.

As a Strategic Planning Advisor, your work will help power our planet, reduce carbon emissions and create cleaner air for everyone. Are you ready to take on the challenge to help us build the future?

A day in the life - Get ready to think big, work smart and shine bright!

Strategic planning process:
  • Facilitate project management and lead modules of the company's annual strategic planning process.
  • Support the development of EIX Board strategy materials.
  • Coordinate strategy with financial planning (budgeting and forecasting).

Strategic analysis:
  • Coordinate or conduct research and information gathering on market, policy, technology, and competitive trends across electric industry, synthesizing key takeaways and impacts to our business.
  • Perform internal strategic assessments (e.g. SWOT analysis, benchmarking).
  • Develop insights, themes, hypothesis, or scenarios to inform our strategy.
  • Conduct deep dives on critical strategy topics, presenting findings and recommendations to senior management.

Evaluation of new opportunities:
  • Bring strategy perspective and insights on innovation trends, changing customer segments, new business models, disruptive technologies, and early-stage companies/startups.
  • Collaborate with team's sourcing, evaluation and validation of new business models/ideas or venture investment opportunities for EIX, by linking their value proposition with the broader strategy.
  • Assess strategic alignment of different large-scale growth opportunities monitored by EIX.

Strategic projects:
  • Conduct independent, in-depth analysis of complex business problems, and present findings and recommendations to senior leaders.
  • Lead strategic projects, organizing cross-functional teams, developing project scope, analyzing key issues, performing financial analysis, and identifying potential solutions and recommendations.
  • Develop implementation plans to execute strategies and transition projects into business for execution, as appropriate.

The essentials
  • Three (3) or more years of experience across strategy/management consulting, corporate strategy, or equivalent functional experience.

The preferred
  • Bachelor's degree or higher in business, economics, finance, engineering, or a related discipline.
  • Being comfortable in an unstructured work environment and able to cut through uncertainty to proactively move ideas forward.
  • Experience communicating complex analyses and information to senior management.
  • Experience, knowledge and/or a strong curiosity in energy, e-mobility, and clean technologies.

You should know ...
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  • Relocation may apply to this position.

About Edison International

The people at EIX don't just keep the lights on. Our mission is so much bigger. We're fueling the kind of innovation that's changing an entire industry, and quite possibly the planet. Join us and create a future with cleaner energy, while providing our customers with the safety and reliability they demand. At EIX, you'll have a chance to grow personally and professionally, making a real impact in Southern California and around the world.

At EIX, we celebrate our differences. We are a proud Equal Opportunity Employer and will not discriminate based on race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability, protected veteran status or any other protected status.

We are committed to ensuring that individuals with disabilities are provided reasonable accommodation to participate in the job application or interview process, to perform essential job functions, and to receive other benefits and privileges of employment. Please contact us to request accommodations at (833) 343-0727.