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Business Planning Specialist 

Reference Code: 89261 


Location: Estados Unidos (US) - Houston, TX 
Job Category: Business Development
Employment Type: Employee Full-time
Relocation Eligibility: This position is eligible for our domestic relocation program   
Application Deadline: 07/30/2021 

We all need energy. It warms our homes, cooks our food, gives us light, and gets us where we need to go. It also improves our quality of life in countless other ways. At TC Energy, our job is to deliver that energy to millions of people who depend on it across North America. And we take our job very seriously.

Guided by our values of safety, integrity, responsibility and collaboration, we develop and operate our facilities safely, reliably and with care for our impact on the environment. With our presence across the continent, our people play an active role in building strong communities.

We’re proud of how our hard work and commitment sets us apart and benefits society, every day. We’re looking for new team members who share our values and are ready to take on exciting challenges.

The Opportunity

Reporting to the Director, Strategy, Joint Ventures and Business Planning, the Business Planning Specialist will play a key role in USNG’s achievement of its Strategic Vision “to be the leader in the safe and reliable transportation of natural gas which creates value for our shareholders, prioritizes our customers, and empowers our employees”.  You will play a key role in developing and tracking USNG’s annual functional strategy process, develop timely and engaging content for town halls and other strategic communications to employees, support governance reporting, help develop strategic power point presentations and other communications across the business unit and respond to miscellaneous requests from USNG’s EVP and SVPs.  

What you’ll do



  • Guided by our four Strategic Pillars, you will identify, develop and implement business performance measures; track and report progress on our objectives and annual tactics; and support business improvement and accountability, aligned with corporate reporting requirements
  • Collaborate with various teams across USNG in the development and delivery of executive presentations/townhalls;
  • Monitor key market developments, emerging trends and risks to contribute to corporate reporting, including governance reporting, business planning, strategy, and enterprise risk management
  • Develop, coordinate and consolidate insightful and timely management reports on long-term business unit outlooks, goals, and risks
  • Convene and moderate cross-functional discussions to support business planning and performance reporting
  • Develop and compile USNG-specific content for senior leadership presentations to both internal and external audiences
  • Collaborate with various teams across USNG to compile data from SMEs, perform qualitative assessment, analysis and report-writing in support of USNG’s submissions into TC Energy’s Enterprise Risk Management process
  • Work cross-functionally within the organization to influence and create value added initiatives that contribute to business performance
  • Mentor new grad rotation program participant(s)


Minimum Qualifications



  • Undergraduate degree in Economics or Business is preferred, other related disciplines are welcome
  • 10 or more years of related and progressive industry experience
  • An alternative combination of education and experience may be considered


Preferred Qualifications



  • Exceptional communication (verbal and written) and interpersonal skills are needed
  • Strong quantitative, analytical, and problem-solving skills with strong conceptual thinking and the ability to construct illuminating narratives concerning our business
  • A demonstrated interest in the energy sector with a command of current events related to policy, regulation, financial markets, emerging technology, and macro economics
  • Working experience delivering improvement work, leading change and delivering tangible business benefits
  • Working experience managing effective relationships with internal stakeholder groups
  • Strong project management skills to coordinate development of content within USNG and across the Company as needed
  • Team player; demonstrates effective collaborative working relationships
  • Critical and creative thinker who is comfortable with ambiguous tasks
  • High attention to detail, accuracy, and presentation while delivering work in timely manner
  • Strong presentation skills with an excellent command of excel and PowerPoint
  • Understanding of /willingness to learn all aspects of USNG business, including operations, projects, commercial, business development, marketing, rates & regulatory, environment, government relations, finance/treasury, and how they relate
  • Strategic understanding of the natural gas infrastructure business
  • Superior communication skills in written, verbal and graphical formats to various audiences, including senior leadership
  • Some proficiency in the fundamentals of Risk Management, including experience in probabilistic & quantitative risk assessment and understanding how to manage common assumptions and pitfalls
  • Expertise in driving the process across many stakeholder groups and influencing streams of work towards a common goal
  • Develop and maintain high trust relationships with all levels of the organization.
  • Proficient with work planning and leadership review requirements
  • Advanced knowledge of MS Excel, including basic formulas, referencing, links, charts, pivot tables, objects, and macros is required in the current process
  • Advanced ability to transcribe highly complex business risk information into required reporting formats


About our business
TC Energy is a leading energy infrastructure company in North America. We have three complementary businesses of natural gas pipelines, liquids (oil) pipelines, and power generation. Our operations span three countries, seven Canadian provinces, and 34 U.S. states.
Our 92,600-kilometre (57,500-mile) natural gas pipeline network is positioned in two of the most prolific and lowest cost basins in North America – the Western Canadian Sedimentary Basin (WCSB) and the Appalachian Basin. Our systems are well placed to meet the continent’s growing demand for clean-burning natural gas by connecting the supply in these basins to important and growing markets across the continent. We supply more than 25 per cent of the clean-burning natural gas consumed daily across North America.


Apply now!


Apply to this posting by 07/30/2021 using reference code 89261. You must apply through our jobs system at Only applications submitted through our system will be acknowledged. Applications may be submitted using a mobile device or a desktop / laptop computer.

TC Energy is an equal opportunity employer and participates in the E-Verify program supervised by the U.S. government.

Thank you for choosing to grow your career with TC Energy.


* Depending on qualifications, the successful candidate may be offered a position at a more appropriate level and/or ladder.

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