Manager - Planning Cost & Control (UIE 62941) Orange, CT US in Augusta, ME at Avangrid

Date Posted: 7/15/2018

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Job Description

Publication date: 15.06.2018
REFERENCE: 5095857401

Business Area: Line Projects
Job Title: Planning and Cost Control Manager
Location: Augusta, ME, Binghamton, NY, Orange, CT, or Rochester, NY
Cross Company Responsibility: Yes

Business and Department
UI - 100 Orange

Job Summary:

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

The Manager Planning and Cost Control is responsible for managing all schedules and related costs of the
Coordinator's portfolio of projects including project's cost, schedule and risk. The Manager is responsible to
analyze, update and report utilizing the standard processes and procedures established by the Technical Services
Organization within the Project's business area.

Major Roles and Responsibilities (Scope of work - range of responsibilities):

•Responsible for managing the cost and schedule control of the Coordinator's portfolio.
•Generation and supervision of periodic cost and schedule reports such as Progress and Earned Value Report,
Critical Path, 6-month look ahead, Cost Deviation analysis, etc.
•Work with Project Managers and PMO to obtain and analyze the portfolio performance proactively identifying areas
of risk.
•Responsible for creating and keeping all project schedules current.
•Ensures project team utilizes the standard project account structure and cost structures complying with FERC and
any other applicable regulation, or customer requirement.
•Support the Coordinator or Project Managers on the development of ad hoc reporting requirements or documents
required for regulatory proceedings.
•Supervises internal or external staff participation in project meetings leveraging schedule time and cost analysis to
drive project performance.
•Manage and maintain the risk analysis for the Coordinator's portfolio obtaining input from all the team members.
•Supervise and approves the risk cost definition and the mitigation action plans developed by the Project teams.

•Must ensure Schedulers/Cost Controllers are correctly reconciling costs with specific work packages and reported
outputs in sufficient detail for regulators and customers.

Job Requirements:

Required Education:
•Bachelor's Degree in Accounting, Engineering, Economics, Business or related field
•MBA or professional certification a plus

•5 Years' experience in Project Controls
•Proficient at Microsoft Excel and Word
•Supervisory experience a plus
•Expert using scheduling tool (Primavera or MS Project)
•Experience in risk analysis a plus

•Expert experience using cost and resource loaded schedules.
•Advance utilization of Risk Management.
•Expert experience in capital project cost projections, trends, budgeting and accounting.
•Focused on meeting customer reporting requirements.
•Experienced using SAP, writing queries, extracting data.
•Strong problem-solving and analytical skills.
•Results oriented.
•Excellent oral and written communication skills.
•Strong understanding of PMP principles and Quality Management Systems.
•Knowledge of main configuration and general arrangements of networks (substations, overhead lines and cable)
•Proven ability to lead and work in a team environment.
•Team oriented.
•Ability to think critically, generating reports and information required for regulatory filings and proceedings.

Competency Requirements:
It is preferred that for this job, the candidate fulfills the requirements in terms of levels indicated below.

1. Delivering for the Business:
• Global view of the Business - Advanced
• Achieving Results and continuous improvements - Advanced
• Initiative - Advanced
• Innovation & Creativity - Competent

2. Global Relationships:
• Flexibility & Globalization - Competent
• Customer Focus - Advanced
• Communicating & Influencing - Advanced
• Team Work - Advanced

3. Global Leadership:
• Team management - Advanced
• Developing Others - Advanced

This opportunity will offer
AVANGRID is an Equal Opportunity / Affirmative Action employer. AVANGRID shall abide by the requirements of
41 CFR 60-1.4(a), 60-300.5(a) and 60-741.5(a). These regulations prohibit discrimination against qualified
individuals based on their status as protected veterans or individuals with disabilities, and prohibit discrimination
against all individuals based on their race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, or national origin.
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employ 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 local
law. The Company is committed to a policy in all of its employment practices of equal opportunity without regard to
race, 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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