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Experience Delivery Specialist(Hybrid in MI)

Date: Jan 10, 2022

Location: MULTIPLE LOCATIONS, MI, US

Company: Consumers Energy

Join the diverse and dynamic team that powers Michigan's largest energy provider and one of the nation's largest gas and electric combination utilities.  Consumers Energy services 6.7 million of Michigan's 10 million residents - caring for our friends and neighbors in all 68 Lower Peninsula counties.  We embrace a cleaner and leaner utility vision focused on eliminating energy waste and adding renewable energy from sources such as wind and solar.

At Consumers Energy, we offer more than just a place to work. We foster a culture that supports career development, growth, and stability, and we take pride in offering our co-workers excellent benefits and compensation packages. We are deliberately creating an inclusive culture that makes our diverse team of co-workers feel valued, supported, and empowered every day. We're a company made up of thousands of people, all with different stories to share and work to do, but we stand united in our company purpose: world class performance delivering hometown service.

 

Are you ready to join a team taking on generational challenges through the power of human-centered design?  Consumers Energy has a unique opportunity to put your experience design talents to work solving real world problems by creating energy products and services that make daily life easier for over 6.5 million people. As a national leader in delivery of essential energy services with aggressive commitments to people, the environment, and economic prosperity, Consumers Energy embraces design practices that transform traditional interactions into compelling experiences and bring next-generation energy solutions to life.

As one of the nation’s largest natural gas and electric service providers, it is our passion and privilege to serve the residents and businesses of Michigan who count on us every day. Inspired by a 130-year heritage and a vision for a sustainable energy future, our 8,000 employees embrace a culture that values diversity and accountability, earning recognition including:

  • Forbes® best place to work and best employer for diversity in Michigan
  • Forbes® best employer for women, utility sector
  • Sustainalytics #1 U.S. utility for sustainability performance
  • #1 Michigan company in Newsweek® green rankings

Who We Are

The Experience Design team influences every corner of Consumers Energy, evangelizing that customer experience is the most important product we deliver. As a member of the team, you’ll be immersed into a passionate world of design thinkers, partnering with Product Owners and cross-functional teams on a wide variety of initiatives. We tackle complex challenges and get the satisfaction of making big dreams a reality as we amplify experiences to drive ease of interaction and more meaningful engagement.

The Role

The Experience Delivery Specialist plays a key role in designing and delivering our most important customer-facing technology initiatives. As Experience Designers refine solutions and execution plans are ready to begin, you take the driver’s seat, allowing the design team to move on to the next big challenge while you lead a successful implementation. The Experience Delivery Specialist should expect to quickly become the “go to” project leader of a cross-functional team responsible for all aspects of project implementation and launch.

Depending on the scope of what’s in development, the Experience Delivery Specialist may manage multiple projects. This role works very closely with internal and external resources, and partners with Information Technology counterparts throughout the project lifecycle. By fully understanding the customer priorities for each project, and by having easy access to the experience design and business owner clients, this role is able to quickly provide direction and make the important decisions necessary to keep fast-moving projects on track and on budget.

Position Responsibilities:

  • Become established as a trusted project delivery expert across business and Informational Technology teams, as well as with key executive leaders
     
  • Able to lead large cross-functional teams and external agency partners through technology project design, implementation, testing and delivery using both waterfall and agile development methodologies.
     
  • Be able to bridge IT and business requirements, facilitating practical solutions that adhere to or improve upon company standards and ultimately balance the needs of all project objectives.
     
  • Contribute to business case development and represent customer experience team priorities during backlog grooming activities.
     
  • Establish strong, collaborative relationships with key business partners, including Digital, Information Technology, and Customer Experience leaders.
     

Required Qualifications:

  • Demonstrated success at contributing to a positive, collaborative, innovative culture
  • Demonstrated expertise at leading major technology and process-related projects
  • Bachelor degree, or equivalent experience
  • Job Title:  Experience Delivery Specialist
  • Location: Ability to work effectively in hybrid work environment:
    • Remote: Must be Michigan-based
    • In Person (as health/safety protocols allow): Occasional presence at Jackson, Michigan Innovation Center may be required;  25+ Michigan locations are available for use at employee discretion.
    • Field (as health/safety protocols allow):  Various customer locations, primarily for research and testing activities
All qualified applicants will not be discriminated against and will receive consideration for employment without regard to protected veteran status, disability, race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or national origin.


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