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Manager - Programs/Projects

Company:  NY STATE ELECTRIC & GAS C
Location: 

US-NY, NY, US Rochester, NY, US Binghamton, NY, US Orange, CT, US Augusta, ME, US

Company

Company

About AVANGRID: AVANGRID, Inc. (NYSE: AGR) aspires to be the leading sustainable energy company in the United States. Headquartered in Orange, CT with approximately $40 billion in assets and operations in 24 U.S. states, AVANGRID has two primary lines of business: Avangrid Networks and Avangrid Renewables. Avangrid Networks owns eight electric and natural gas utilities, serving more than 3.3 million customers in New York and New England. Avangrid Renewables owns and operates a portfolio of renewable energy generation facilities across the United States. AVANGRID employs approximately 7,000 people and has been recognized by Forbes and Just Capital as one of the 2021 JUST 100 companies - a list of America's best corporate citizens - and was ranked number one within the utility sector for its commitment to the environment and the communities it serves. The company supports the U.N.’s Sustainable Development Goals and was named among the World’s Most Ethical Companies in 2021 for the third consecutive year by the Ethisphere Institute. For more information, visit www.avangrid.com

 

 

Responsibilities

Salary Range for this position in NY is from $77,000 to $109,000 dependent on experience level. 

The Manager Programs Projects will have a central role in Managing Avangrid’s Electric Construction service contract. The contract scope covers Transmission, Distribution, and Substation work for identified capital projects to support the capital investment plan for its four Operating Companies NYSEG, RG&E, CMP, and UI.  The individual will manage programs and projects and provide relationship management across the Networks business, Procurement, and suppliers on behalf of Process and Technologies and Avangrid. 
Major Roles & Responsibilities
•    Provides oversight and monitoring of various programs and projects mainly related to the Electric Construction service contract through its life cycle, including: specification and pricing unit development, tender phase, contractor start up, and ongoing process technical support.
•    Acts as a liaison between Avangrid Electric Networks lines of business (Projects, Engineering, Operations, Procurement) to identify and prioritize business requirements related to Electric Construction service contracts to drive efficiencies for the Networks business.
•    Leads cross-functional project teams. Holds regular program/project status meetings across diverse set of stakeholders.
•    Develops KPI’s and action plans based on data to improve performance and maintain contract governance.
•    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.
 

Skills and Requirements

•    A Bachelor’s Degree in a technical field with 8 years related utility experience or Associates Degree in a technical field with 10 years related utility experience.  A minimum of 8 years of relevant utility experience required in either electric T&D Construction, Substations, Operations and/or Engineering.
•    PMP Certification for Project/Program management, preferred.
•    Program/project management experience.
•    Advanced Microsoft Suite knowledge with strong Microsoft Excel skills. 
•    Knowledge of activity-based unit costing development is a plus. 
•    Contract documentation development, review, and negotiation is preferred.

Skills/Abilities Required
•    Strong problem solving and analytical skills with an ability to multi-task.
•    Strong Interpersonal, Communication, and Negotiation Skills.
•    Strong skills in Excel required and Microsoft Project preferred. 
•    Strong knowledge of aspects of at least one of the following business functional areas: Electric Operations, Gas Operations, or Large System Projects.
•    Demonstrated knowledge and abilities in SAP and data management.
•    Strong report development and presentation skills.
•    Understanding of IT design and architecture a plus.
•    Demonstrated ability to manage multiple projects at once.
•    Ability to work with all levels of the organization.
 

Competencies

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

Mobility Information

Please note that any applicant who is not a citizen of the country of the vacancy will be subject to compliance with the applicable immigration requirements to legally work in that country

Avangrid employees may be assigned a system emergency role and in the event of a system emergency, may be required to work outside of their regular schedule/job duties. This is applicable to employees that will work in Connecticut, Maine, Massachusetts, and New York within AVANGRD Network and Corporate functions.  This does not include those that will work for Avangrid Renewables

AVANGRID’s employment practices and policies are geared to hiring a diverse workforce and sustaining an inclusive culture. At AVANGRID we provide fair and equal employment and advancement opportunities for all employees and candidates regardless of race, color, religion, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, disability, protected veteran status or any other status protected by federal, state, or local law. Learn more about equal employment by following this link

If you are an individual with a disability or a disabled veteran who is unable to use our online tool to search for or to apply for jobs, you may request a reasonable accommodation by contacting our Human Resources department at 203-499-2777 or careers@avangrid.com

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