DTE Energy Senior Strategist - Enterprise Risk Management in Detroit, Michigan

Job Description

Senior Strategist - Enterprise Risk Management-10719

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 3 consecutive Years! (2013, 2014 and 2015)

· 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

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.



Provides risk management services to Senior Leadership and DTE business unit leaders, including analysis and communication of risks facing the enterprise, and identifying potential risks that new projects and contracts may

pose to the enterprise. The Senior Strategist will also be responsible for developing and implementing a methodology to assist operations in capturing risks facing their organization, as well as a methodology to understand the relative risks across the enterprise to drive risk informed budgeting.


-Lead and provides support in developing the annual Top Risk Assessment presentation for company Senior Management and Board of Directors.

-Serves as an internal consultant to business units as required to support the risk management and identification strategy.

-Work with business unit leadership to facilitate the risk identification presented by contractual agreements.

-Perform risk analysis of contracts greater than $10 million.

-Actively participate in Top Risk interviews with key company leaders.

-Research and prepare internal communication for Senior Management.

-Develop a process to assist the business in linking their strategic initiatives and ongoing efforts to emerging and existing risks facing the business.

-Develop a platform for business units to evaluate and communicate strategic, operational, and financial risks and assess the impact those risks have on the long-term strategy of the business.

-Develop a model to evaluate the relative importance of risks across the company in an effort to drive risk informed budgeting.

-Provide leadership, analytical and financial skills on ad hoc projects.

-Use continuous improvement tools to identify defects and improve processes.




-Required: Bachelor's degree in business administration, finance or engineering

-Required: Knowledge/capabilities typically acquired through 5-plus years of job-relevant experience, inclusive of professional-level business functions exhibiting a progressive work history.

-Preferred: MBA

-Preferred: Professional risk management certification

-Preferred: 7-plus years of experience

-Preferred: Experience in a utility environment

-Ability to think strategically and creatively while demonstrating strong analytical and facilitation skills.

-Strong written and verbal communication skills with proven abilities to cohesively defend or justify recommendations.

-Ability to work professionally with individuals at all levels of the corporation and with outside consultant.

-Demonstrated financial analysis and modeling skills and experience.

-Demonstrated project management skills and experience.

Incumbents may engage in all or some combination of the activities and accountabilities, and utilize varying combinations of the competencies cited in this description, depending on the organization and role to which they’re assigned. This description is intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by incumbents in this job. It is not intended as an all-inclusive list of accountabilities or responsibilities, nor is it intended to limit the right of any supervisory or management representative to assign, direct and control the work of employees under their supervision.

Job: Accounting, Auditing & Tax

Title: Senior Strategist - Enterprise Risk Management

Primary Location: Michigan-Detroit

Requisition ID: 10719