Strategic Segment Team Lead - Solar Programs Job

Denver, Colorado
24 Nov 2016
06 Dec 2016
Contract Type
Full Time
Location(s): CO - Denver
Are you ready to take your leadership potential to the next level with a growing Fortune 500 company?  Xcel Energy is at the leading edge of an industry that is changing quickly. We're seeking dynamic, proven leaders to help guide us into this exciting energy future. If you're looking to lead at a company that is committed to excellence, safety and environmental stewardship, with plenty of room to grow, consider a position at Xcel Energy.
Position Summary
Accountable for the overall success of assigned programs. Develop and execute long term vision and strategy for assigned solar renewable energy portfolio. Identify and evaluate technology, customer, trade, and regulatory trends in support of strategy. Effectively communicate strategy internally and externally as appropriate to align stakeholders to common goals.
Responsible for daily management and business results for assigned strategic segment as well as product and system strategies. Manage all aspects of the assigned segment's long term strategy, marketing mix, communications, training, technical assumptions, net benefit assessments, and engineering needs across multiple jurisdictions. Drive effectiveness of strategy, product delivery, and customer satisfaction. Has supervisory responsibility for cross-functional team of product managers, engineers, marketing assistants, and/or channel managers.

Essential Responsibilities
  • Responsible for strategic segment's long term vision and strategy to meet annual and future goals. Work with team and peers to establish strategy and refresh on regular basis incorporating changing market and technology trends.
  • Implement all aspects of segment's mix including: pricing, sales channels, communications, training, technical assumptions, net benefit assessments, and engineering needs across multiple jurisdictions
  • Champion product changes and enhancements via Quick to Market and Product Development processes. Ensure product changes are aligned with long term strategy
  • Manage budgets, sales forecasts, customer and profitability goals. Track the progress of each portfolio and product against targets. Accountability to product P&L. Responsible for ensuring programs are implemented within regulatory policies and requirements specific for each state.
  • Direct supervisory responsibility for a team of product managers, engineers, marketing assistants, and/or channel managers that includes strategic alignment, daily work direction, exception management, goal setting, performance management, including the ability to hire and fire, and employee development.

Minimum Requirements
  • College degree required (business, marketing, or engineering field preferred)
  • 7 years of experience in marketing, product management, product development, or engineering required
  • 2 years of progressive team and peer leadership with excellent communication skills and proven results
  • 2 years experience with regulatory requirements and a solar portfolio is mandatory
This position requires a behavioral assessment prior to being considered for an interview.
As a leading combination electricity and natural gas energy company, Xcel Energy offers a comprehensive portfolio of energy-related products and services to 3.4 million electricity and 1.9 million natural gas customers across eight Western and Midwestern states. At Xcel Energy, we strive to be the preferred and trusted provider of the energy our customers need. If you're ready to be a part of something big, we invite you to join our team.
Posting Notes:  CO - Denver || CO - Denver || United States (US) || Utilities and Corporate Servic || 51710:Choice & Renewable Programs || Full-Time || Non-Bargaining ||
Requisition Number: 6386
Equal Opportunity Employer: Minority/Female/Disability/Veteran
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