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Manager - Smart Grid Innovation Programs (ASC 71062) Rochester, NY US in Rochester, NY at Avangrid

Date Posted: 2/4/2019

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Publication date: 04.02.2019REFERENCE: 5109351301

Company

Company: AVANGRID SERVICE COMPANYDepartment: Smart Grids InnovationJob Title: Manager - Smart Grid Innovation Programs (ASC 71062)Location: Rochester, NY USCross Company Responsibility: YES

Business and DepartmentASC-NY-East AvenueRochester,NY

Description

JOB SUMMARY:

Manages various programs and projects on behalf of AVANGRID Networks with the objectives of timely and costeffective completion

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

1.Provides leadership on various programs and projects. The initial focus of this position will be to manageCommunications and Stakeholder engagement projects associated with the organization's Energy SmartCommunity Program and to represent AVANGRID Networks before various municipal, governmental and/orregulatory entities.

2.Prepares plans and budgets for programs and projects. Monitors progress against plans and reports to seniormanagement.

3.Coordinates efforts of cross-functional project teams. Holds regular program/project status meetings.

4.Is the lead team member with respect to accomplishing day-to-day goals and provides expertise and immediacyof decision making. Holds project team members accountable for results.

5.Provides linkage to executives for decision making outside of day-to- day program/project team activities.

Requirements

JOB REQUIREMENTS:

Education & Experience Required:


• Bachelors degree with 7 years relevant experience required. Prior work experience in communications andstakeholder engagement strategy development and execution, public affairs and community relations
• Experience leading implementation of complex initiatives
• Experience in business case development and benefits capture
• Proven leadership ability within a matrix environment, including geographically dispersed teams
• Proven track record of achieving results in high pressure and high profile assignments
• Experience in managing vendor relationships

Skills/Abilities:


• Experienced in the energy industry and knowledge of business operations
• Development and execution of Communications and Stakeholder Engagement strategies
• Excellent public speaking skills; ability to deliver consistent messages to multiple internal and externalstakeholders in both one-on- one and audience settings
• Ability to interact with external stakeholders and senior management
• Knowledge of emerging distributed energy technologies and other innovation trends impacting the energy industry
• Demonstrated ability to work with teams and create an environment of collaboration both internally and externally

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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