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Houston, TX

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Houston, TX

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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.

More information is available at www.nrg.com. Connect with NRG Energy on Facebook and follow us on Twitter @nrgenergy.


Job Summary: 

NRG is at the forefront of changing how people think about and use energy. We deliver cleaner and smarter energy choices for our customers, backed by the nation’s largest independent power generation portfolio of fossil fuel, nuclear, solar and wind facilities. A Fortune 500 company, NRG is challenging the U.S. energy industry by becoming the largest developer of solar power, building the first privately-funded electric vehicle charging infrastructure, and providing customers with the most advanced smart energy solutions to better manage their energy use. In addition to 47,000 megawatts of generation capacity, enough to supply nearly 40 million homes, our retail electricity providers – Reliant, Green Mountain Energy and Energy Plus – serve more than two million customers. More information is available at www.nrgenergy.com. Connect with NRG Energy on Facebook and follow us on Twitter.

Reliant seeks an experienced Market & Segment Analytics Senior Manager with strong analytical and business intelligence skills. This position is on-site and full-time located at our office located in Houston, Texas. The role will collaborate closely with Market Managers and cross-functional groups to identify business problems and provide data-driven solutions to optimize Reliant’s acquisition strategies.


Essential Duties/Responsibilities:

  • Leverage intelligence gathered from a variety of internal and external data sources to understand the overarching factors in shaping today’s and tomorrow’s business and consumer landscape. This involves:
    • Studying the broader macroeconomic environment
    • Evaluating the marketplace
    • Analyzing the consumer journey and brand experience
    • Detecting and understanding emerging signals of change
    • Identifying gaps and highlighting strategic growth opportunities
  • Provide proactive, collaborative thought leadership, business insights, strategic analysis, and action-oriented recommendations to support major initiatives and meet company and brand growth goals
  • Utilize brand and marketing insights knowledge, business intelligence and consumer research to support the team in developing a clear strategic plan for Reliant.
  • Leverage business and brand knowledge to actively investigate the power of micro-targeting, segmentation and personalization to support the Reliant brand, fuel business insight and impact growth
  • Provide consumer segmentation insights and performance analytics to internal stakeholders who seek a deeper understanding of their target consumers and markets
  • Equip internal clients and stakeholders with quick, actionable intelligence they need to make informed, data-driven decisions
  • Evaluate qualitative shifts in brand perception to gain a deeper understanding behind related consumer actions


Minimum Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s degree in business, marketing, math, and statistics.
  • At least 5 years of relevant professional experience in a Marketing Analytics position pulling reports and insights from data analysis, looking at data, determining  recommendations with insight data
  • B2C Marketing experience
  • Able to work in cross-functional teams and communicated with stakeholders and articulate recommendations professionally
  • Proven experience in managing complex data sets, performing data analysis and developing accurate, insightful and actionable recommendations
  • Proven background in working with analytical and business intelligence tools


Preferred Requirements: 

  • MBA in Graduate degree in Math or Statistics'
  • Deregulated energy experience
  • Experience working with Power BI and Tableau


Additional Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

  • Highly data-driven with the ability to analyze, articulate and solve complex problems and concepts to make effective business decisions
  •  In-depth understanding of analytics, databases, media channels, and marketing technology platforms
  • Strong presentation skills with the ability to interface effectively with individuals in various functions and at various levels
  • Ability to think creatively and effectively use data to tell a story or explain a concept
  • Previous background evaluating, testing, and tracking marketing campaigns with the ability to make recommendations additional campaigns 
  • Ability to effectively prioritize workload in a detailed and organized manner
  • Able to utilize organizational and project management skills to direct work activities within critical path timelines


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.



NRG Energy is committed to a drug and alcohol free workplace.  To the extent permitted by law and any applicable collective bargaining agreement, employees are subject to periodic random drug testing, and post-accident and reasonable suspicion drug and alcohol testing. EOE AA M/F/Protected Veteran Status/Disability
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Level, Title and/or Salary may be adjusted based on the applicant's experience or skills.

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