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Director - eSolutions Planning & Development (71711) Portland, ME, US in Portland, ME at Avangrid

Date Posted: 2/4/2019

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Publication date: 04.02.2019REFERENCE: 5109931503


Department: Retail E-Solutions National OfficeJob Title: Director – eSolutions Planning & DevelopmentReports to: Vice PresidentLocation: Portland, ME

Cross Company Responsibility: No

Business and DepartmentUSA,


Iberdrola’s newly created Retail e-Solutions organization is seeking talented candidates who are passionate aboutinnovation, green energy and delivering smart customer solutions. We are seeking self-driven, passionate andambitious individuals to join our fast paced, dynamic organization. Now is the best time to join our company andgrow your career with us.


Scope of Work - Main duties, settings, geography, reporting relationships, other relationships:

Director of Business Planning and Development is responsible for a broad range of strategic planning, financialmodeling and analytical reporting. Their success is based on the quality of analytics and support provided in thefollowing high-visibility areas: strategic initiatives, long range financial planning, budgets and forecasts, and analysisof major projects. This position provides guidance and management support to the business and requires stronganalytical and conceptual skills.

MAJOR ROLES AND RESPONSIBILITIES (Scope of work - range of responsibilities):

• Support the business in performing budgeting, forecasting, and ad hoc financial/operational analysis related tocost management, headcount control, and operational performance
• Lead the budget process including: developing, communicating and driving the budget timeline, creating budgettemplates, creating/maintaining budget roll-up files, preparing budget deliverables for the Leadership Team

• Defining and tracking KPIs to ensure resources are efficiently allocated and aligned to support of broaderbusiness objectives.
• Coordinate across organizations to support KPI related reporting requirements and report delivery.
• Perform monthly review of results and provide analysis of results vs. budget and forecasted expectations for thebusiness
• Support the Vice President in the preparation of presentations to the Board, and key internal and externalstakeholders
• Develop new business financial forecast model to support market entry in new states; update model with actualresults and analyze and adjust assumptions based on knowledge of business
• Continuous improvement of financial reporting process, related controls and policies and procedures
• Lead the understanding of business plan margins and profitability including close liaison with Energy Managementand Control.
• Analyze performance trends against financial metrics and provide thought leadership on key business KPIs,drivers, areas for improvement.
• Seek to optimize US Retail’s position and long term profitability by identifying opportunities to leverage value whilemaintaining all other key targets such as business growth.



Education & Experience Required:

• BS/BA in Finance or Accounting. MBA preferred
• 8 + years related work experience, including Finance and modeling.
• Must have strong leadership, planning and strategic thinking skills.
• Good oral and written communication, presentation, and financial management skills required.
• Must be strategic-minded with superior collaboration skills, problem-solving and decision-making skills, and verbaland written communication skills. Self-directed with a high degree of initiative, as well as a high sense of urgencyand ability to meet strict deadlines.

Education & Experience Preferred:

• Advanced degree / relevant certifications
• Experience working in a global company or matrix reporting organization
• Fluency in Spanish a plus


• Flexible, adaptable, enjoys a climate where change is constant
• Seeks opportunities for continuous improvement and enjoys improving processes
• Regular and reliable attendance is a requirement of the job

This opportunity will offer

AVANGRID is an Equal Opportunity / Affirmative Action employer. AVANGRID shall abide by the requirements of41 CFR 60-1.4(a), 60-300.5(a) and 60-741.5(a). These regulations prohibit discrimination against qualifiedindividuals based on their status as protected veterans or individuals with disabilities, and prohibit discriminationagainst all individuals based on their race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, or national origin.Moreover, these regulations require that covered prime contractors and subcontractors take affirmative action toemploy and advance in employment individuals without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation,gender identity, or national origin, protected veteran status or any other status protected by federal, state, or locallaw. The Company is committed to a policy in all of its employment practices of equal opportunity without regard torace, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, or national origin, disability, religion, marital status,veteran status, sexual orientation, or other protected status.

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