Manager - Regional Operations (CMP 68148) Portland, ME US in Portland, ME at Avangrid

Date Posted: 10/29/2018

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Job Description

Publication date: 29.10.2018
REFERENCE: 5104314404

Company: Central Maine Power (CMP)
Department: Electric Distribution
Job Title: Manager - Regional Operations
Reports to: Director - Electric Distribution
Location: Portland, ME
Cross Company Responsibility: Yes

Business and Department
CMP-ME-Portland Serv Building


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

Manages the line functional area within the region. Provides leadership and direction to achieve goals and
implement change. Responsibilities include safety, reliability, customer satisfaction, cost-effective resource
allocation, staff selection and development, process improvement and oversight, major project management and
daily field operations activities. Coordinates and participates in problem- resolution and emergency response with
other functions and subject matter experts. Ensures administrative matters such as payroll, budgets, performance
reviews, safety, scheduling, and work management reports are completed in a timely and accurate manner.
Requires contact with the public, contractors, local government agencies and officials, other utilities, and the media.
Requires extensive travel throughout region and occasional travel outside region.

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

1. Develops and implements annual business plan including O&M and Capital budgets. Monitors ongoing progress
and reallocates resources as necessary to ensure goal achievement (Safety, Reliability, and Customer Service).
2. Oversee and evaluate work processes. Identifies and implements process improvements. Creates a climate of
innovation, in which ideas for process improvement are continually encouraged from within the organization. May
be responsible for reporting and performance tracking.
3. May be responsible for Senior Management budget analysis, KPI and mandated inspection reporting.
4. Selects, trains, and develops personnel. Guides and appraises work of subordinates. Rewards and disciplines as
5. Coordinates key contract bids and awards with Procurement. Researches and resolves invoice processing and
payments with Finance and Procurement. Ensures compliance with applicable rules, regulations, policies,

guidelines, and safe work procedures as established in the Safety Handbook and SOPs.
6. Oversees, supports and participates in service restoration process during electric (removed gas) emergencies.
Coordinates cross-functional problem solving.
7. Resolves employee relations, labor relations, and customer relations issues. With a strong emphasis on
developing & nurturing long-tem constructive relationships with, peers, subordinates, and union leadership.
8. Performs other duties as assigned.


Education & Experience Required:

• Bachelor's degree with five years relevant experience; or an Associate's degree and 10 years of relevant
experience; or a High School Diploma and 15 years of relevant experience. Supervisory experience preferred.


• Managerial and leadership skills.
• Creative problem-solving skills.
• Strong interpersonal, communication, organization and follow-through skills.
• Prior experience with project management preferred.
• Ability to multi task and set priorities.
• Acts as mediator/negotiator with all perspective business partners.
• Customer focused.
• Ability to administer to budgets, contracts, staffing needs, performance management goals and objectives.
• Demonstrated ability to coordinate with Utility professionals across the company.
• Ability to develop and manage a safe work environment.
• Leadership experience in a union environment preferred.

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.
Moreover, these regulations require that covered prime contractors and subcontractors take affirmative action to
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.