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Principal Manager, Performance Management

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About Strategy, Integrated Planning and Performance
The electric industry is changing rapidly and Southern California Edison (SCE) is facing an opportunity to reshape the role of regulated utilities in California. SCE?s Strategy, Integrated Planning, and Performance (SIPP) organization builds and manages the company?s highest priority strategic interests and integrates grid and resource planning efforts across the company.
Position Overview:
Becoming a world-class utility operator is foundational to SCE?s business strategy. Success involves setting ambitious improvement plans to improve safety, reliability, customer satisfaction, and affordability, while executing against strategic objectives. The Principal Manager of Performance Management will lead a small, central team that sets and monitors corporate metrics and targets, analyzes key drivers of success, and works with operating units to create and execute performance improvement plans. The team will develop a more consistent and repeatable approach to performance management that provides an integrated view across all operating units using data and analytics, quickly identifies shortfalls, and establishes and prioritizes remediation options. The Principal Manager must work with both senior management and OU leadership and performance teams to agree on metrics/targets and manage progress of portfolios of improvement efforts to ensure successful achievement of corporate goals and operational performance.
Typical Responsibilities:
+ Establish and maintain enterprise approach to describing, evaluating, and reporting on performance
+ Build and maintain ?metric trees? that decompose our core company objectives (goals, metrics, and strategic outcomes) into their key component drivers
+ Identify necessary data and develop analytics to describe the impacts of one metric on another
+ Collaborate with operational units (departments) performance management teams to tie operational performance to company outcomes (including corporate goals and strategic objectives)
+ Interact with operational units performance management organizations to ensure tracking and reporting on metrics, and to build out their capabilities to conduct root cause analysis, and identify and prioritize corrective actions
+ Manage portfolio of improvement projects that support attainment of company targets
+ Run annual corporate goal-setting process, monitor progress, and report on performance
+ Conduct senior management governance and performance reviews to ensure attainment of corporate goals
+ Develop reports for senior management and Board on operational performance.
+ Establish mechanisms to decide which activities to pursue and which to defer based on impact on goals and metrics and considering trade-offs between objectives
Minimum Qualifications:
+ Bachelors (quantitative field, i.e., mathematics, economics, business)
+ 5 years in operational expertise and/or project management
+ 5 years of experience leading a cross-functional team
+ 5 years of experience interpreting analytical results and using results to facilitate decisions
+ Experience managing and/or leading company performance improvement projects in attainment of company goals for a department, OU, or company-wide
Desired qualifications:
+ Masters (quantitative field, i.e., statistics, mathematics, economics, etc.)
+ Experience with companywide initiatives influencing implementation of objectives, processes, and projects
+ Ability to drive and implement change in a change-resistant environment
+ Strong interpersonal and communication skills; ability to coordinate and lead meetings
+ Strong logical thinking and quick learning abilities
+ Experience developing and delivering presentations for senior officers and/or board
+ Knowledge and/or experience with industry wide methods to manage utility performance
+ Experience conducting performance analysis using data analytics software (e.g. Statistical Analysis Systems (SAS))
+ Experience analyzing data to determine operational performance and determining corrective actions to address gaps
+ Familiarity with various technical programs, ranging from visual dashboards to statistical programs.
+ Experience in continuous process improvement methodologies such as Six Sigma, Statistical Process Control, six sigma green belt or black belt certification or equivalent.
Comments:
+ Candidates for this position must be legally authorized to work directly as employees for any employer in the United States without visa sponsorship.
+ This position may be eligible for relocation assistance.
Southern California Edison, an Edison International (NYSE:EIX) company, serves a population of nearly 14 million via 5 million customer accounts in a 50,000-square-mile service area within Central, Coastal and Southern California. Join the utility leader that is safely delivering reliable, affordable electricity to our customers for over 125 years.
SCE is 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.
Job _Management_
Title: _Principal Manager, Performance Management_
Location: _US-CA-Rosemead_
Requisition ID: _71021021_


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