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DTE is one of the nation’s largest diversified energy companies. Our electric and gas companies have fueled our customer’s homes and Michigan’s progress for more than a century.And as Michigan’s largest source of renewable energy, we’re creating a cleaner, healthier environment to power our future. We’re also serving communities beyond Michigan, where our affiliated businesses offer renewable energy, emission control technologies, and energy services to industries in 19 states.But we’re more than a leading energy company… and working at DTE is more than just a job.At DTE, we take great care of each other and our customers, and we use our energy to be a force for growth and prosperity in our communities. When you join us, you’ll be part of a team that welcomes, recognizes, and celebrates differences and values everyone’s health, safety, and wellbeing. Are you ready to make that kind of difference? Bring your energy to DTE.Together, we can achieve great things.Testing Required: Not ApplicableJob SummaryResponsible to support business partners, including the executive team, with high quality quantitative and qualitative customer and market research. Develops clear, concise strategic communications on research findings and implications to facilitate better business decisions throughout the enterprise. Drives strategic direction through creating templates, managing research budgets, streamlining work, managing multiple projects, and presenting to executives. Independently designs surveys and directs focus groups using best practices; maintains data integrity while compiling and analyzing complex statistical data using principal component analysis, multiple regression analysis, factor analysis, correlation analysis, significance testing and structural equation modeling. Interprets data to advise the executive team with relevant, actionable recommendations to drive corporate strategy.Key AccountabilitiesCollaborates with cross-functional stakeholders and executives to understand their research questions and business needs, formulates complete end-to-end analysis that includes data gathering, analysis, ongoing scaled deliverables, and presentations, through scorecards and dashboards.Designs and develops both quantitative and qualitative research instruments including sample methods and proposals, research design, and surveys, utilizing questionnaire design software and psychometric approaches to instrument design.Manages complex and/or large research projects, including maintaining work plans and budgets, scheduling and coordinating work activities to ensure they are on-time and on-budget; holds team members and partners accountable through execution of project management principles.Conducts program evaluation, regression modeling and data/other analysis to make business recommendations (e.g., cost-benefit, invest- divest, forecasting, predictive, what-if, impact analysis, etc.).Provides research expertise, coaching, guidance, informal leadership and/or work direction in support of team; participates in self-development and the development of team members.Ensures the integration and alignment of various marketing and ‘customer outreach’ programs, business targets, performance gap analyses and budget analyses.Manages fielding and development of surveys, questionnaires and directs focus groups or other research studies, including drafting interview guides for qualitative research.Develops creative solutions to complex problems by performing data collection, cleansing, and constructs data sets for statistical/numerical analyses on the data using advanced intermediate statistical methods and software, including extracting data from source systems, creating relational databases, and constructing complex join