Manager, Business Intelligence

at nrg
Location Houston, TX
Date Posted September 2, 2021
Category Default
Job Type Full-time


NRG is the leading integrated power company in the U.S., built on the strength of our diverse competitive electric generation portfolio and leading retail electricity platform. A Fortune 500 company, NRG creates value through best-in-class operations, reliable and efficient electric generation, and a retail platform serving residential and commercial businesses. Working with electricity customers large and small, we implement sustainable solutions for producing and managing energy, developing smarter energy choices and delivering exceptional service as our retail electricity providers serve almost three million residential and commercial customers throughout the country.

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Job Summary:


The Manager, Business Intelligence (BI) manages and oversees the ongoing BI and Analytics projects and processes necessary to provide insights and analytics to the business that are actionable and value generating across the value chain. This role required a strong business as well as quantitative knowledge to build strong business alignment with internal teams and provides them with the platform and technology to easily access information and analytics.

Essential Duties/Responsibilities:

  • Utilize current technology to gather, store, disseminate, and analyze information to ultimately make strategic decisions.
  • Research new technology and develop business cases to support enterprise wide business intelligence solutions.
  • Collaborate with development teams to design business intelligence solutions.
  • Use quantitative and qualitative data from internal and external data sources to produce dashboards, metrics, or insights and identify trends or anomalies.
  • Lead the design and support of enterprise wide corporate and customer KPI’s from senior management to understand strategic priorities and gathers data and information requirements.
  • Design and coordinate a curriculum for coaching and training customers in the use of business intelligence tools to enhance business decision-making capability.
  • Develop ways to access and analyze large amounts of data from multiple sources in an efficient and effective way while providing key business insights.
  • Deliver best-in-class deep dive analytics and actionable insights and processes to the next generation of cloud BI, advanced analytics and Artificial Intelligence (AI) capabilities.

Minimum Requirements:

  • 3+ years of experience managing BI projects and teams and, delivering projects and tasks in a fast-paced environment.
  • Strong experience of developing and delivering data strategies, leading teams and projects.
  • Very strong track record in data management and reporting
  • Knowledge of and experience with the following tools/platforms preferred:
    • Programming: SAS, SQL, Excel (Power User), Experience with R, Python is a plus.
  • Good understanding of BI development life cycle
  • Good communication skills and ability to influence business stakeholders.
  • Excellent analytical and research skills.
  • Strong BI skills/understanding of BI trends, tools and life cycle required

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Advanced Degree (MS or PhD) in a quantitative field is strongly preferred, such as Statistics, Mathematics, Computer Science, or Economics.
  • Previous retail electricity experience preferred

Physical Requirements:

  • Close visual acuity to perform activities such as: preparing and analyzing data and figures; transcribing; viewing a computer terminal; extensive reading.
  • Occasional overtime work may be required as projects require.
  • Professional, fast paced, high intensity office environment.



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