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December 12th, 2016

PRICING ASSOCIATE

Contact Lynn Gallagher:

 

Job Description
Competitive Energy Services (CES) is seeking qualified candidates to fill the position of Pricing Associate. Pricing Associates work closely with CES's account management team to procure energy for CES’s clients. The pricing department handles all pricing needs for electricity, natural gas, liquid fuels and other fuels as requested. Pricing Associates are responsible for obtaining, managing and processing all client data needed to prepare timely and accurate pricing information,
Responsibilities:
• Request energy usage and account information from clients and utilities
• Enter usage and account data into proprietary databases and other web based software programs
• Prepare bid forms and send to suppliers
• Enter bid data into database and generate analysis
• Communicate by phone and email with utilities, suppliers and clients about all aspects of client accounts, pricing, procurement status and contracts
• Facilitate contract process between suppliers and clients
• Update and maintain customer and supplier databases
• Update and maintain CES’s electronic client files
• Other duties as assigned
Required Skills and Experience:
• Bachelor's degree
• Must enjoy working with numbers and spreadsheets
• Extremely detailed, organized, efficient and accurate
• Very strong Microsoft Office skills, particularly Excel and Outlook
• Ability to adapt to a flexible, fast-paced work environment
• Positive, self-motivated attitude
• Must be able to stay organized in high pressure situations
• Friendly and polite with excellent communication skills
• Ability to work well independently and in a team setting; comfortable working with individuals at all levels within the company
Interest or experience in the energy industry is a plus, but not required. Two plus years of experience in a procurement or energy related role preferred.
Please send cover letter and resume to hr@competitive-energy.com.
CES’s Portland office is located in the heart of Portland’s scenic Old Port.
ABOUT CES
Competitive Energy Services, LLC (CES) is an established energy services firm that advises the commercial, industrial, institutional and non-profit sectors in procuring electricity, natural gas, propane, residual oil, heating oil, biofuels and green power supply. In addition to providing procurement options, CES offers a broad variety of strategic energy management services such as budgeting and forecasting, risk assessment and management, cogeneration and alternate generation feasibility studies, fuel conversion analyses, utility tariff negotiations, demand response analyses and carbon footprint reduction.

Job Description

Competitive Energy Services (CES) is seeking qualified candidates to fill the position of Pricing Associate. Pricing Associates work closely with CES's account management team to procure energy for CES’s clients. The pricing department handles all pricing needs for electricity, natural gas, liquid fuels and other fuels as requested. Pricing Associates are responsible for obtaining, managing and processing all client data needed to prepare timely and accurate pricing information,

Responsibilities:

• Request energy usage and account information from clients and utilities

• Enter usage and account data into proprietary databases and other web based software programs

• Prepare bid forms and send to suppliers

• Enter bid data into database and generate analysis

• Communicate by phone and email with utilities, suppliers and clients about all aspects of client accounts, pricing, procurement status and contracts

• Facilitate contract process between suppliers and clients

• Update and maintain customer and supplier databases

• Update and maintain CES’s electronic client files

• Other duties as assigned

 

Required Skills and Experience:

• Bachelor's degree

• Must enjoy working with numbers and spreadsheets

• Extremely detailed, organized, efficient and accurate

• Very strong Microsoft Office skills, particularly Excel and Outlook

• Ability to adapt to a flexible, fast-paced work environment

• Positive, self-motivated attitude

• Must be able to stay organized in high pressure situations

• Friendly and polite with excellent communication skills

• Ability to work well independently and in a team setting; comfortable working with individuals at all levels within the company


Interest or experience in the energy industry is a plus, but not required. Two plus years of experience in a procurement or energy related role preferred.

Please send cover letter and resume to hr@competitive-energy.com.

CES’s Portland office is located in the heart of Portland’s scenic Old Port.

ABOUT CES

Competitive Energy Services, LLC (CES) is an established energy services firm that advises the commercial, industrial, institutional and non-profit sectors in procuring electricity, natural gas, propane, residual oil, heating oil, biofuels and green power supply. In addition to providing procurement options, CES offers a broad variety of strategic energy management services such as budgeting and forecasting, risk assessment and management, co-generation and alternate generation feasibility studies, fuel conversion analyses, utility tariff negotiations, demand response analyses and carbon footprint reduction.