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Principal Business Analyst

LocationSan Francisco, California;

Requisition ID # 144827 

Job Category: Business Operations / Strategy 

Job Level: Manager/Principal

Business Unit: Engineering, Planning & Strategy

Work Type: Hybrid

Job Location: Oakland

Department Overview

The Clean Energy Transportation (CET) group is focused on accelerating the adoption of clean vehicles in California. CET leads a ~$0.5B portfolio of transportation electrification (TE) programs to increase the adoption of clean vehicles in California as we work to address one of the largest contributors to climate change – and we need a motivated, organized strategic thinker to help us determine how to expand this portfolio. We serve PG&E’s customers by deploying electric vehicle programs to increase access to charging infrastructure, reduce total cost of electric vehicle ownership, educating our customers and pursuing innovative R&D on the future of transportation electrification, focused on vehicle-grid-integration.

We focus on safety and quality, invest in our team’s success, solve problems, and strive to be better, work as an integrated team, and build trusted relationships. We collaborate and are intellectually curious. We are looking to collaborate with passionate, thoughtful people who want to make a real impact. Come join our team and help drive the transition to clean energy transportation.

Position Summary

CET’s Regulatory, Compliance and Pilots (RCP) team creates, tests, and advocates for evidence-based clean energy transportation solutions by spearheading pilot projects, policy frameworks, tailored customer offerings, and stakeholder engagement. The Principal Business Analyst on the RCP team will be responsible for conducting research, data analysis, forecasting, and reporting in support of strategic decision making for Clean Energy Transportation at PG&E. They may lead development of new transportation electrification programs and initiatives and will conduct complex analysis in support of policy positions. A successful candidate will need to consider industry trends, the regulatory and policy environment, financial impacts, and customer needs as they help advance PG&E’s electric vehicle strategy. The Principal Analyst will work cross-functionally and with regulators and utility industry peers to assess and prioritize future CET opportunities and will manage and coordinates assessments of internal PG&E business processes that are interdependent to EV acceleration. They will be asked to re-engineer processes, drive cross-functional change management, and externally and internally communicate initiatives and progress.

This position is hybrid, working from your remote office and your assigned work location based on business need. The assigned work location will be within the PG&E Service Territory.

PG&E is providing the salary range that the company in good faith believes it might pay for this position at the time of the job posting. This compensation range is specific to the locality of the job. The actual salary paid to an individual will be based on multiple factors, including, but not limited to, specific skills, education, licenses or certifications, experience, market value, geographic location, and internal equity. 

A reasonable salary range is:

California Minimum: $123,000

California Maximum: $​197,000

Job Responsibilities

  • Performs analysis on the most complex data models that have cross- functional impact.
  • Solves unique and complex problems, anticipating issues and developing innovative TE solutions.
  • Develops executive and Board level materials and presents findings and recommendations to senior leaders to gain agreement.
  • Interacts and partners with key regulatory agencies, including CPUC, CEC, CARB and industry groups and key market players to influence key decision makers and policy direction.
  • Identifies and understands customer needs and barriers to TE adoption, industry trends, business risks and opportunities to develop strategic vision, strategies, and priorities
  • Develops highly complex data systems that have wide ranging impact and application across multiple departments.
  • Represents the company in regulatory proceedings, and at industry forums and events, to communicate our strategy and advocate for innovative solutions
  • Works with senior management to drive strategic planning and decision making.
  • Manages major cross-functional projects and initiatives
  • Conducts and use research and data, including targeted customer research, to shape TE products, direction, or program plans.
  • Assimilates diverse information from multiple stakeholders, and synthesizes the information to design, prioritize, and pursue strategic alternatives



  • Bachelors Degree in Business Administration, Public Policy, Economics, Engineering or job-related discipline or equivalent experience
  • Job-related experience, 8 years


  • Graduate Degree or equivalent experience
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