Senior Associate, Corporate Strategy [JRP-05195]

Posted On: May 18, 2024
Company: NRG

Welcome to NRG and the intersection of energy and home services. We’re driven by the idea of a smarter, cleaner, digitally-enhanced energy ecosystem—and the possibilities that it brings to the world and to the more than 7.5 million customers we serve.

We are currently seeking to hire a Senior Associate, Corporate Strategy. In this role, you will be responsible for defining and developing successful strategies to enhance the business, drive the corporate vision, and meet other high-priority corporate objectives. You will serve as a centralized source of analysis and insight that looks across the entirety of the business to determine appropriate pathways to value. You will also engage in early-stage and emerging opportunity identification, investment and testing to promote sustained value creation and competitive advantage. The selected candidate will assume a role in a high -visibility team that works alongside NRG’s Innovation and other key corporate and business unit teams to define the next several years for NRG.


  • Contribute to the development of a wide range of market and opportunity assessments that support NRG’s mission and vision
  • Analyze information needed to support an opportunity; balance quantitative and qualitative skill sets through assessments of market dynamics, growth trajectory, business models and potential EBITDA creation, etc.
  • Translate findings into presentations that can be easily communicated to senior leadership
  • Work across the organization to understand and promote NRG business unit strategies
  • Provide deep dive analysis and insights on topics/sectors of interest
  • Provide ad hoc support for internal teams focused on new market opportunity testing
  • Track emerging technology partnerships and/or investments that could align with NRG investment parameters and growth objectives
  • Attend relevant sector events to build network and better understand potential opportunities for NRG
  • Assist in compilation of presentations to the NRG Board of Directors
  • Work alongside the NRG Corporate Innovation to support deal formation and execution on an as needed basis
  • Perform other duties as assigned


  • Bachelor’s degree
  • At least 5 years of work on a fast-paced, analytics-driven team
  • Experience in contributing to multidisciplinary strategic projects
  • Experience in translating performing research, managing data, and generating insights
  • Experience in energy, consumer service or technology sectors
  • Advanced skill in PowerPoint and Excel
  • Management consulting or corporate strategy experience is preferred
  • Financial modeling experience is preferred
  • Sector research experience is preferred
  • Experience in private equity or venture capital is preferred
  • Analytical, comprehensive thinking
  • Ability to synthesize large datasets to generate insights
  • Proactive self-starter with ability to navigate ambiguity
  • Naturally curious and inquisitive (willing to think outside the box)
  • Team player with ability to collaborate to ensure analysis robustness
  • Ability to create high-impact presentations with clear articulation of key messages
  • Passionate about problem solving and balancing analytics with creative solutions to achieve an objective

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.  NRG provides equal opportunity to all employees and prospective employees without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, gender, age, disability, genetic information, marital status, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation or veteran status in the following employment practices, among others: recruiting, hiring, placement, transfer, promotion, demotion, selection for training, layoff, termination, shift assignment, determination of service, rates of pay, benefit plans, and all forms of compensation and other personnel actions. In the case of gender identity or expression, NRG allows employees to use restrooms, changing rooms, showers, and similar facilities consistent with their gender identification.

Posted On

May 18, 2024