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Manager - Programs/Project

Company:  AVANGRID SERVICE COMPANY
Location: 

Orange, CT, US, 06477 Augusta, ME, US Rochester, NY, US

Company

Company

Iberdrola is a global energy leader, the number one producer of wind power, and one of the world's biggest electricity utilities in terms of market capitalisation. The group supplies energy to almost 100 million people in dozens of countries including Spain, the United Kingdom (ScottishPower), the United States (AVANGRID), Brazil (Neoenergia), Mexico, Germany, Portugal, Italy and France, with a workforce of more than 35,000 people.

Iberdrola is leading the transition towards a sustainable energy model through its investments in renewable energy, smart grids, large-scale energy storage and digital transformation, to offer its customers the most advanced products and services. Thanks to its commitment to clean energy, Iberdrola is one of the companies with the lowest emissions and an international benchmark for its contribution to sustainability and the fight against climate change.

 

 

Responsibilities

 

 

Manages various programs and projects and provides relationship management on behalf of Process and Technologies, with process automation objectives of timely and cost effective completion.    

Provides leadership on various programs and projects mainly related to business process automation based on IT solutions (desktop and mobile). Management includes development of scope, project design execution and close out.

Acts as a liaison between the business and IT to identify and prioritize business requirements related to process automation initiatives which drive efficiencies for the Networks business, with a concentration on mobility solutions.
 
Participates in preparation of plans and budgets for programs and projects where necessary. Manages progress against plans, and take corrective action to offset variances. Reports to management on progress status.

Leads cross-functional project teams, including global projects. Holds regular program/project status meetings.

Acts as the lead team member with respect to accomplishing day-to-day goals and provides direction and leads decision making. Holds project team members accountable for results.

Provides linkage to management for decision making outside of day- to- day program/project team activities.

Provides relationship management for the business area.              

 

 

Competencies
  • Develop Self & Others
  • Empower to grow
  • Collaborate and Share
  • Be a role model
  • Focus to achieve results
  • Be agile
Skills and Requirements

                                                                  

  • A Bachelor’s Degree with 7 years of relevant experience required, or an Associate’s Degree with 10 years of relevant experience required.
  • Certification for Project/Program management is preferred.             
  • A minimum of 3 years of program/project management experience
  • Microsoft Suite knowledge
  • Experience in leading teams                                               
  • Strong problem solving and analytical skills and an ability to multi-task     
  • Strong Interpersonal, Communication, and  Negotiation Skills
  • Strong skills in Microsoft Project and Excel                           
  • Strong knowledge of aspects of at least one of the following  business functional areas: Electric Operations, Gas Operations, and/or Projects
  • Knowledge of IT design and architecture                                
  • Demonstrated ability to manage projects
  • Ability to work with all levels of the organization                                          

                                                                         

       

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