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Location: binghamton, New York
Publication date: 06.02.2019 REFERENCE: 5109250501
Company: Avangrid Services Company (ASC) Department: Smart Grids Innovation-ESC Job Title: Manager - Smart Grid Innovation Programs Location: Binghamton, NY
Cross Company Responsibility: Yes
Business and Department ASC-NY-Binghamton SC Vestal,NY
Manages various programs and projects on behalf of AVANGRID Networks with the objectives of timely and cost effective completion
MAJOR ROLES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
1.Provides leadership on various programs and projects. The initial focus of this position will be to manage Communications and Stakeholder engagement projects associated with the organization's Energy Smart Community Program and to represent AVANGRID Networks before various municipal, governmental and/or regulatory entities.
2.Prepares plans and budgets for programs and projects. Monitors progress against plans and reports to senior management. 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 immediacy of 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.
Education & Experience Required:
Bachelor's degree with 7 years relevant experience required. Prior work experience in communications and stakeholder 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
* 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 external stakeholders 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 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.
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