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Southern Company Manager, Scheduling in Atlanta, Georgia

Manager, Scheduling

Description

Job Responsibilities & Accountabilities by Competency

Functional Expertise:

  • Will personally manage the scheduling of natural gas inherent in SouthStar’s day to day trading activities and coordinate activities among direct reports to ensure 100% scheduling accuracy across all five scheduling cycles within the gas day.

  • Coordinate and manage coverage for late nomination cycle as well as weekend duty coverage among team to provide equitable workload and maintain 100% scheduling accuracy.

  • Responsible for coordinating the input of scheduling data into the ETRM system to accurately track movement of gas to ensure the proper costing to each SouthStar market segment.

Business Acumen:

  • Will establish constant dialog with Director of Gulf Coast Trading and Director of Mid-Continent Trading. This dialog will allow the free flow of market intelligence such that both traders and schedulers will understand the everchanging market fundamentals impacting each market in which SouthStar participates

  • Must identify any inefficiencies in current front office scheduling activities and work with direct manager to implement necessary changes to improve workflow and effectiveness.

Engagement:

  • Will work with mid office to ensure timely data entry as well as full compliance with all federal and state tariffs and FERC guidelines that SouthStar is subject to.

  • Must work with back office and Manager of Volume and Trade actualization to ensure all activity is properly accounted for in the ETRM system.

Driving Results:

  • Manage the scheduling process to mitigate SouthStar’s exposure to penalties and incentives associated with the movement of gas to markets.

  • Properly staff and train scheduling group to maximize efficiency and effectiveness.

  • Ensure that front office as well as retail operations personnel have all scheduling data necessary to prepare invoices and forecast future periods.

Qualifications

Education, Certifications/Licenses:

  • Required: Bachelor's degree in business, engineering or related discipline

  • Preferred: MBA

Related Work Experience:

  • Required: Five years' of experience in natural gas or power trading / scheduling environment

  • Preferred: Seven years' experience in natural gas or power trading / scheduling environment with management experience

  • Applicant may possess a combination of equivalent education and work experience.

Specific Skills & Knowledge:

Required:

  • Working knowledge of US natural gas pipeline grids and interplay between

  • Working understanding of a retail gas marketer and the trading / scheduling function therein

  • Working knowledge of ETRM systems and importance of that tool

Preferred:

  • Thorough understanding of national retail choice markets, including Georgia, Ohio, Michigan, Maryland and Illinois

  • High level of expertise with Endur ETRM

Working Conditions/Physical Requirements:

  • This position requires 5-20% travel. Trips may require air travel and/or overnight stays away from home for one or more nights

  • This position occasionally requires prolonged standing or walking

  • This position occasionally requires incumbent to reach above shoulder level

  • The position occasionally requires incumbent to bend, kneel, crouch or crawl

  • This position requires the ability to lift up to 10 pounds

  • This position will work in an office environment

Disclaimer:

This information describes the general nature and level of work performed by employees in this job. The description is not designed to be a comprehensive inventory of duties, responsibilities and qualifications required in the job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to qualified disabled individuals for performance of essential duties and responsibilities.

Southern Company Gas provides for the energy needs of millions of U.S. households and businesses. As the largest natural gas-only distribution company in the United States, with more than 150 years of history behind us, we're working to ensure that Americans have access to an abundant, safely delivered supply of natural gas for decades to come. We offer our customers a wide range of energy services under one umbrella: seven regulated utilities as well as non-regulated businesses that offer retail, wholesale and storage services.

Southern Company (NYSE: SO) is America's premier energy company, with 46,000 megawatts of generating capacity and 1,500 billion cubic feet of combined natural gas consumption and throughput volume serving 9 million customers through its subsidiaries . The company provides clean, safe, reliable and affordable energy through electric operating companies in four states, natural gas distribution companies in seven states, a competitive generation company serving wholesale customers across America and a nationally recognized provider of customized energy solutions, as well as fiber optics and wireless communications . Southern Company brands are known for excellent customer service, high reliability and affordable prices that are below the national average. Through an industry-leading commitment to innovation, Southern Company and its subsidiaries are inventing America's energy future by developing the full portfolio of energy resources, including carbon-free nuclear, 21st century coal, natural gas, renewables and energy efficiency, and creating new products and services for the benefit of customers. Southern Company has been named by the U.S. Department of Defense and G.I. Jobs magazine as a top military employer, recognized among the Top 50 Companies for Diversity by DiversityInc, listed by Black Enterprise magazine as one of the 40 Best Companies for Diversity and designated a Top Employer for Hispanics by Hispanic Network. The company has earned a National Award of Nuclear Science and History from the National Atomic Museum Foundation for its leadership and commitment to nuclear development and is continually ranked among the top energy companies in Fortune's annual World's Most Admired Electric and Gas Utility rankings. Visit our website at www.southerncompany.com.

Southern Company is an equal opportunity employer where an applicant's qualifications are considered without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, genetic information, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other basis prohibited by law.

Job Field: Energy Trading

Job Type: Standard

Primary Location: Georgia-Metro Atlanta-Atlanta

Operating Company: SouthStar Energy Services

Job Type: Standard

Travel (Up to...): Yes, 25 % of the Time

Work Location(s):

SouthStar Energy Services - 817 W. Peachtree St., NW (817AtlantaCODE)

817 W. Peachtree St., NW

Atlanta 30318

Req ID: GAS2003457

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