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Enterprise Performance Analyst Associate


Service, Respect, and Connection are core to the individual and collective TRS experience. We know that great service rests on a foundation of relationships that connect us all to an empowering and rewarding career. At TRS, we’re inspired by our diverse community who bring authenticity and commitment to our mission to improve the retirement security of public education employees and retirees throughout Texas.

As a group of achievers, we tap collaboration and innovation to raise the bar in performance, administering and counseling pensions and healthcare benefits to ensure certainty for the future of our members. We invite you to join us, where both personal and career growth are respected and where you can make a difference in our members’ lives every day.


Fellowship Program Position: This Fellowship Program position is a full-time, temporary, limited term assignment not to exceed three years from the date of hire. It is intended for individuals that have graduated with a bachelor's degree or a master's degree from an accredited college or university within the last 12 months.

The Enterprise Performance Analyst Associate is responsible for assisting with analyzing data and business processes for the development and implementation of automated solutions that support business process improvement, performance management, strategic planning, and enterprise risk management across the agency. This position will proactively work with the Enterprise Risk, Strategy, and Performance Team, members of TRS leadership and executive team, and agency employees.


Performance Management and Process Improvement
•Collaborates with executive leadership and business units to develop, implement, and maintain Power BI reports and dashboards that improve workload oversight, enhance performance management, and provide business insight into processes and inefficiencies.
•Identifies, organizes and cleans data sets to allow for efficient integration, analysis, and visualization development.
•Works closely with business units to understand business processes and management practices to design reports and dashboards that meet their needs.
•Assists in facilitating conversations and cross-functional discussions to generate ideas for solutions that simplify or enhance business processes.
•Utilizes online resources to independently research and identify solutions when developing Power BI dashboards.

Strategic Planning
•Assists with the strategic planning process when needed.
•Assists with leading TRS in developing enterprise strategy and cascading it throughout the organization.
•Assists management with developing strategies, tactics and related Key Performance Indicators when needed.
•Promotes strategic planning across TRS.
•Compiles and analyzes data to improve strategic decision making.
•Assists management with aligning processes, resources-planning and departmental goals with overall strategy.
•Assists with the agency’s biennial strategic planning process and provides assistance with coordination and development of the TRS strategic plan.

Enterprise Risk Management
•Assists with the coordination and implementation of ERM program activities and maturity project recommendations, to include observing, participating, facilitating, and assisting with enterprise and business risk assessments.
•Assists with detailed risk assessments throughout the agency, provides centralized risk oversight and reviews and analyzes business processes pertaining to risk and controls.
•Assists in the development and implementation of processes for business units to assess and manage business risks, integrate risk analysis with strategic planning, and identify and escalate emerging risks.
•Assists in the development and maintenance of ERM program documents, reports, software and related correspondence.
Fellowship Curriculum
•Participates in trainings and projects related to the TRS Fellowship Program including webinars, quarterly check-ins, classes or other learning activities, book group, projects, and the mentoring program.
•Meets TRS Fellowship Program deadlines and goals for completion of trainings in deliverables in a timely manner.
•Performs related work as assigned.



Required Education
•Bachelor’s degree or Master's degree from an accredited college or university in business administration, public administration or a closely related field awarded within the last 12 months.

Required Experience

Required Registration, Certification, or Licensure

Preferred Qualifications
•Experience developing reports in Microsoft Power Bi.
•Experience using Microsoft Office software.
•Training in business process improvement principles and tools.
•Experience working with Microsoft Power Automate.
•Experience with a strategic planning framework (Ex: Balanced Scorecard, McKinsey's Strategic Horizons).
•Strategic Planning or Enterprise Risk Management experience.
•Project Management experience.

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities

Knowledge of:
•Report development within Microsoft Power BI.
•General process improvement practices.
•Strategic Planning and Enterprise Risk Management practices.
•TRS programs, policies, and procedures.
•Information technology terminology, concepts, and practices.
•Project management.

Skills in:
•Project, program and change management.
•Conducting business process research and analysis.
•Data cleansing and structuring to facilitate data analysis.
•Planning, organizing and coordinating work assignments to effectively meet frequent and/or multiple deadlines, in handling multiple tasks simultaneously, and in managing conflicting priorities and demands.
•Written and verbal communications, including preparing and delivering reports, presentations and policies.
•Collect and analyze data, evaluating information and systems, and drawing logical conclusions to devise effective solutions.
•Listening to the needs of management and staff before devising a plan of action.
•Leading employees towards a common goal.
•Utilizing a computer in a Windows environment with word processing, spreadsheet, and other business software to prepare routine correspondence, spreadsheets, charts, graphs, and reports.
•Providing quality customer service.
•Attention to detail.

Ability to:
•Approach projects and new information with deep curiosity and a desire to truly understand the data.
•Comprehend and explain enterprise and departmental strategic direction, translate strategy into action, and identify methods for tracking performance towards goals and objectives.
•Be a self-starter and exhibit a self-motivated work ethic.
•Quickly gain an understanding of business processes and identify key elements of daily activities that should be tracked to assist business units with improving performance.
•Exhibit excellent leadership skills with the ability to work independently in a fast paced and evolving environment.
•Capable of seeing the big picture and understanding how the parts relate to each other.
•Research, present and discuss pension data in a meaningful, simple way.
•Establish and maintain harmonious working relationships with co-workers, agency staff, and external contacts.
•Explain (through both speaking and writing) the steps needed to take to achieve department and agency goals.
•Collaborate effectively with team members.
•Be flexible and willing to assist with a variety of projects and work assignments.

Military Occupational Specialty (MOS) Codes:
Veterans, Reservists or Guardsmen with experience in the Military Occupational Specialty ( ) along with the minimum qualifications listed above may meet the minimum requirements and are highly encouraged to apply. Please contact Talent Acquisition at  with questions or for additional information.

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