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Avangrid Manager - Investment Planning in Orange, Connecticut

Manager - Investment Planning



Orange, CT, USRochester, NY, USAugusta, ME, USPortland, ME, US



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

The position leads the AVANGRID Networks Investment Planning Team in planning and controlling the capital investments for the Electric businesses in those CT, ME and NY. This includes the planning processes that creates, manages, prioritizes, and reports on the plan for time periods as needed by the organization. Additional responsibilities include ensuring proper financial project approvals are in place, consistency in capital spending to regulatory requirements and corporate goals, and measure and explain variances to plan. This role is instrument in motivating and fostering team involvement and development to allow for continuous learning and process improvement in a changing business environment.

Major Roles & Responsibilities

  • Leads capital investment planning for the AVANGRID Networks Electric companies located in CT, ME and NY including forecast development, actual variance analysis, metrics, goal measurement, and reporting to management.

  • Oversees the control aspects of AVANGRID Networks Electric capital investments in the CT, ME and NY companies including proper and timely project approvals are in place, management of portfolio targets, and tracking results.

  • Supports regulatory reporting and inquiries on AVANGRID Networks capital investments in the CT, ME and NY companies. This includes but is not limited to periodic variance analysis, annual plan reporting, and management audit and rate case proceedings.

  • Ensure effective lines of communication with AVANGRID Networks business area leaders, directors and managers to ensure proper reflection of project forecasts to ensure proper reporting and achievement of strategic and operational goals.

  • Manage the performance of employees through goal setting, ongoing assessment and timely feedback, and coaching. Foster an environment where employees can develop their capabilities and have the tools required to be successful.

Job Requirements

  • BS/BA Degree in Finance, Accounting, Business or related field required.

  • Advanced degree or professional certification preferred.

  • Seven to ten years of Finance or Business Management experience required.

  • Five years of supervisory or project management experience required.

  • Utility industry expreince preferred.


Avangrid employees may be assigned a system emergency role and in the event of a system emergency, may be required to work outside of their regular schedule/job duties. This is applicable to employees that will work in Connecticut, Maine, Massachusetts, and New York within AVANGRD Network and Corporate functions. This does not include those that will work for Avangrid Renewables

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