DTE Energy Manager in Ann Arbor, Michigan

DTE Energy Corporate Strategy

  • Manager*

The future is bright at DTE Energy! We are the largest electric and gas utility in Michigan with an aspiration to be the best-operated energy company in North America. We are a Fortune 500 company headquartered in Detroit, Michigan with businesses in 26 different states.

DTE Energy’s utility and non-utility businesses are poised for significant growth. We look forward to working with highly motivated and team-oriented individuals to energize our efforts of growing economically and environmentally.

We care for our employees and prioritize their health and safety first. Recently, DTE Energy has been recognized as an outstanding place to work and has received the following accolades:

  • Gallup Great Workplace Award for 4 consecutive Years! (2013, 2014, 2015, and 2016)

  • Metropolitan Detroit’s 101 Best and Brightest Companies to work For

  • J.D. Power Customer Satisfaction Award

  • Professional Women’s Magazine/Black EOE Journal “Best of the Best”

  • Computerworld’s 100 Best Places to Work in IT

  • Best Employers for a Healthy Lifestyle Gold Award

  • Detroit Free Press Green Leaders Award

  • Location: Ann Arbor, Michigan*

  • Company Description:*

DTE Energy is one of the largest diversified utilities in the United States and a Fortune 500 company. It is comprised of regulated utility and non-utility businesses. Our two regulated utilities (DTE Electric and DTE Gas) serve more than 3 million customers in Southeastern Michigan. Our non-utility businesses range from energy trading to gas pipelines and storage.

  • Corporate Strategy Manager Position Description:*

DTE Energy is seeking ambitious, energetic individuals to join its Corporate Strategy group with offices in Ann Arbor and Detroit. The group is comprised of former consultants from top-tier strategy firms, investment bankers, finance professionals, and recent MBA graduates. The group is led by the VP of Corporate Strategy who directly reports to DTE’s CEO.

The Corporate Strategy group works with all of DTE’s businesses to address the complex challenges facing the energy industry today. As a manager in the group, the candidate will have the opportunity to contribute to and/or lead multi-disciplinary teams engaged in strategic initiatives. Examples include:

  • Understanding industry trends and their implications for DTE, e.g., by assessing in the impact of new technologies like distributed energy resources on the company’s operations and bottom line;

  • Analyzing the value and the risks of major capital investments, e.g., in the context of developing DTE’s long-term electric distribution investment strategy;

  • Driving efforts to transform our operations, e.g., through cost and rate benchmarking and by driving efforts to align our long-term workforce plans with changes to our asset fleet; and

  • Facilitating senior management’s strategic planning process, e.g., through the preparation of the annual strategic board offsite discussions

This group has become a premier “feeder” of top talent for the company. This position provides strong visibility with DTE’s leadership team.

  • Qualifications:*

We are seeking candidates with an MBA from a leading or top-tier Business School and three to six years of post-MBA experience, ideally in management consulting and/or investment banking.

Some of the desired qualifications are described below:

  • Strong record of professional experience that demonstrates increasing responsibilities

  • Combination of analytical aptitude, problem solving skills and understanding of strategic business issues

  • Quantitative undergraduate degree is a plus (e.g., engineering, economics)

  • Ability to manage and motivate highly-talented individuals

  • Ability to work independently and in a fast-paced team environment

  • Ability to deliver results against tight timelines

  • Ability to communicate results to senior management verbally and written in a clear and logical manner

  • Ability to get agreement/buy-in, and a team-oriented work ethic

  • High level of integrity, accountability, confidence

  • Solid understanding of the energy industry and the challenges it is facing

DTE Energy is an equal opportunity employer and considers all qualified applicants without regard to race, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, religion, disability, national origin, citizenship, height, weight, genetic information, marital status, pregnancy, protected veteran status or any other status protected by law.

Requisition ID: 18762