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Senior Director - Retail E-Solutions in Houston, TX at Avangrid

Date Posted: 4/1/2019

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Job Description


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

Lead a profitable regional business through the development of local market strategy to meet business performance goals. Provide leadership development and oversight to ensure a high performing regional team in coordination with the national Retail team while ensuring business is conducted in a compliant and ethical manner in adherence with policies and regulations.

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

  • Working with Avangrid national team to establish Avangrid’s Texas retail organization
  • Recruit, develop and retain key talent in the Texas
  • Work in coordination with the national organization to successfully meet/exceed sales and profit targets
  • Ensure ongoing coordination, collaboration and compliance with Avangrid’s policies and plans
  • Develop accurate sales forecasts and develop and execute sales plans
  • Represent Avangrid in the Texas market including community and stakeholder outreach
  • Achievement of sales goals/forecasts through the implementation of sales, marketing and contracting strategies within the budget
  • Assess market conditions to develop and execute competitive strategies to grow market share in the area in line with the Company's strategic direction.
  • Understand customer needs and establish specific business plans and solutions that meet those needs (short and long term)
  • Oversee sales processes that drive desired sales outcomes and identify improvements where and when required
  • Work closely with the marketing function to establish successful support and collaboration
  • Manage key customer and partner relationships and participate in closing strategic opportunities

Skills and Requirements

Education & Experience Required:

  • Requires bachelor degree or eight years of equivalent experience
  • Eight or more years related work experience, including sales and management.
  • Must have a deep understanding of the Texas energy field including retail market, regulatory and wholesale market understanding
  • Must have a broad knowledge of sales techniques, as well as regulations governing Texas retail energy market.
  • Must have strong leadership, planning and strategic thinking skills.
  • Good oral and written communication, presentation, and financial management skills required.
  • Must have ability to recruit, select, train, lead, manage, and supervise a diverse group of managers and producers to meet the goals of the region.
  • Must be able to develop and maintain community relations.
  • Must be strategic-minded with superior collaboration skills, problem-solving and decision-making skills, and verbal and written communication skills. Self-directed with a high degree of initiative, as well as a high sense of urgency and 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

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