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Avangrid Program Manager - NY Presidents Office in Binghamton, New York

Program Manager - NY Presidents Office

Company: NY STATE ELECTRIC & GAS C

Location:

Binghamton, NY, USRochester, NY, US

Company

Company

Iberdrola is a global energy leader, the number one producer of wind power, and one of the world's biggest electricity utilities in terms of market capitalisation. The group supplies energy to almost 100 million people in dozens of countries including Spain, the United Kingdom (ScottishPower), the United States (AVANGRID), Brazil (Neoenergia), Mexico, Germany, Portugal, Italy and France, with a workforce of more than 35,000 people.

Iberdrola is leading the transition towards a sustainable energy model through its investments in renewable energy, smart grids, large-scale energy storage and digital transformation, to offer its customers the most advanced products and services. Thanks to its commitment to clean energy, Iberdrola is one of the companies with the lowest emissions and an international benchmark for its contribution to sustainability and the fight against climate change.

Job Summary

Manages New York Public Service Commission (NYPSC) management and operations audits, New York CEO Certification, and New York regulatory initiatives and commitments on behalf of the CEO/President of NYSEG/RG&E. Manages additional cross-functional projects and programs as time permits. Reports to the Manager, Project Portfolio in the New York President’s Office. Position is located in New York.

Major Roles & Responsibilities

  • Provides leadership for NYPSC and/or FERC management and operations audits, from audit initiation through completed implementation of audit recommendations; for CEO Certification compliance activities (New York Public Service Law Section 65, Subdivision 15); and for New York regulatory initiatives (e.g., Reforming the Energy Vision). Provides or collaborates on the leadership of additional projects and programs as directed by the President’s Office, typically involving multiple utility business areas and/or functions, and often regulatory-driven.

  • Prepares plans and budgets for unfamiliar programs and projects and coaches others to do so. Monitors progress against plans, metrics, and goals. Leads and presents to senior management Steering Committee meetings and parent Company SMEs.

  • Coordinates efforts of cross-functional project teams. Holds regular program/project status meetings. Coaches and guides team members. Resolves disputes.

  • Develops and documents business processes, protocols, and tools.

  • Designs, documents, and conducts executive, team, and Company training, education, and orientations where necessary.

  • Works directly with NYPSC (Department of Public Service) Staff and with other New York utilities, representing NYSEG and RG&E. Testifies on behalf of NYSEG and RG&E as a rate case witness. Some travel to other Avangrid offices and NY Public Service Commission Offices is required.

  • 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.

  • Evaluates and summarizes documents for regulatory, policy, strategy, and business implications, including but not limited to Company documents, interview notes, regulatory filings, NYPSC interrogatories, orders, and reports. Produces PowerPoint presentations, Word reports and regulatory filings, and Excel analyses. Develops and maintains SharePoint sites.

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

Job Requirements

Education & Experience Required:

  • Bachelor’s degree with 7 years relevant experience required.

  • Microsoft Suite.

  • At least 5 years of any combination of management or project management experience preferred.

  • Fluent spoken and written English.

Skills/Abilities Required:

  • Project management (individual projects)

  • Interpersonal skills

  • Communications/influencing

  • Negotiation/dispute resolution

  • Analytical

  • New York State regulatory experience

  • Coaching and mentoring

  • Agility, versatility, and flexibility – productive in a multi-tasking and rapidly changing environment

Skills/Abilities Desired:

  • Working knowledge of several utility business areas (e.g. Electric Operations, Gas Operations, Customer Service)

  • Program Management (multiple, simultaneous, linked projects)

  • Project planning for unique, one-time initiatives

  • SharePoint

  • Auditing/controls

  • Metrics design and development

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