Manager - Product Development (ASC 65723) CT, ME or NY in Orange, CT at Avangrid

Date Posted: 10/24/2018

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Job Description

Publication date: 24.10.2018
REFERENCE: 5100380702

Company: AVANGRID Service Company (ASC)
Department: Customer Service
Job Title: Manager- Product Development
Reports to: Vice President - Customer Service
Location: Orange, CT; Augusta, ME; Binghamton or Rochester, NY
Cross Company Responsibility: Yes

Business and Department


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

Oversee team of professional technical project managers to develop and implement strategy to optimize the
customer experience across Avangrid Networks. Design, deliver, enhance all existing/new services for customers,
with a focus on the digitization of customer touchpoints and consistency across brands. Ensure customer
experience is optimized for
satisfaction and efficiency.

Responsible for the development and delivery of new and enhanced services to customers, in direct collaboration
with IT and other key corporate functions. Leads a team of 5-10 professional technical project managers across
NY, CT, ME, MA. Delivers project updates to Customer Service executive leadership, to Operating Company
Presidents/CEOs, to regulatory bodies in NY, ME, CT, and MA, and to Iberdrola Global Practice Groups. Ensures
customer experience is
optimized for satisfaction and efficiency.

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

• Project Management: oversee team of professional staff who
lead complex, cross-disciplinary technical projects.
• Financial: deliver all projects on-time, on-budget.
• Planning: engage with Research function to assess customer
needs and develop plans for future products and services.
• Benchmarking: engage in ongoing benchmarking of best practices for customer-facing products, services,

experiences across Iberdrola globally, across the utility industry.
• Global Customer Digital Road Map: update and implement in
collaboration with key Customer Service functional area leaders and IT.
• Project Reporting: develop and deliver regular project status
• Sustainability and Quality: develop comprehensive
sustainability and quality plans for new and enhanced services.

Additional Responsibilities:
• Develop and maintain common standards for project management, financial analysis, status reporting,
sustainability planning for all major projects within Customer Service.
• Actively collaborate with IT and other relevant corporate
functions to plan for and resource major customer-facing projects.


Education & Experience Required:

• Bachelor's degree (or significant and advanced experience in
this specific field for over 15 years) required. Master's Degree
• 10 years of relevant experience.
• Project management experience, with a focus on IT solutions.
• Advanced proficiency in Excel, PowerPoint, Word.

Preferred Qualifications:
• Project Management certification.
• Knowledge of technology and services supporting all facets of
the customer experience (meter to cash).
• Vendor management experience.
• Experience managing geographically-dispersed professional
• Ability to travel.


• Passion for optimizing the customer experience.
• Successful experience planning and implementing new technology-based services for customers - on-time,
• Experienced in the application of customer research techniques to drive optimal customer experiences.
• Demonstrated effectiveness facilitating teams across functional areas and operating companies.
• Proven ability to manage multiple strategic deliverables on-

• Excellent oral and written communications skills.
• Change management experience.

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
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