Avangrid Manager - Sustainability in Orange, Connecticut
Manager - Sustainability
Company: AVANGRID MANAGEMENT COMPA
Orange, CT, US Portland, ME, US Boston, MA, US
About AVANGRID: AVANGRID, Inc. (NYSE: AGR) aspires to be the leading sustainable energy company in the United States. Headquartered in Orange, CT with approximately $40 billion in assets and operations in 24 U.S. states, AVANGRID has two primary lines of business: Avangrid Networks and Avangrid Renewables. Avangrid Networks owns eight electric and natural gas utilities, serving more than 3.3 million customers in New York and New England. Avangrid Renewables owns and operates a portfolio of renewable energy generation facilities across the United States. AVANGRID employs approximately 7,000 people and has been recognized by Forbes and Just Capital as one of the 2021 JUST 100 companies - a list of America's best corporate citizens - and was ranked number one within the utility sector for its commitment to the environment and the communities it serves. The company supports the U.N.’s Sustainable Development Goals and was named among the World’s Most Ethical Companies in 2021 for the third consecutive year by the Ethisphere Institute. For more information, visit www.avangrid.com (https://www.avangrid.com/wps/portal/avangrid/home)
As one of the cleanest U.S. utilities and a leader in renewable energy, AVANGRID is at the forefront of the nation’s transformational change in how we generate and use energy. We embrace and develop clean and innovative energy solutions that will transform and enhance the economic, social and environmental value we deliver to our customers, employees, partners and shareholders, while building on our legacy of safely and reliably serving our communities for more than a century.
We have been consistently recognized externally by Ethisphere, Just100 and S&P, and others for our leadership in ethics, the environment, the communities we serve and for being an employer of choice. We were the first U.S. utility to set a goal for carbon-neutrality and we are on track to achieve our goal by 2030. We also plan to increase renewable installed capacity by more than 110 percent over 2015 levels by 2025, building upon a sustainable business model and strategy that is centered on stewardship around ESG+F – the environment, society, governance and financial strength
Scope of Work:
Reporting to the Vice President, Sustainability, the Manager, Sustainability Strategic Projects will work in a demanding and high-profile organization responsible for working across the business to drive strategies and programs that support AVANGRID’s ESG+F strategy and positions AVANGRID as the leading sustainable energy company in the US.
In this role, you will work closely with the Vice President to support strategic sustainability initiatives and drive accountability and coordination for those activities across a matrixed organization which includes coordination across the organization including Corporate, Networks and Renewables businesses as well as parent company representatives (Iberdrola S.A.) headquartered in Madrid, Spain.
Sustainability is an evolving area. New regulation and global and US initiatives will drive new programs and requirements. The Manager will coordinate and lead major strategic projects, such as SEC Climate Disclosure and EU CSRD as well as other new and emerging initiatives.
In this role, you will work closely with the Sustainability team to ensure projects are aligned with Avangrid’s holistic strategy for sustainability initiatives and drive accountability and coordination for those activities across a matrixed organization.
Primary areas of responsibilities will include implementation and coordination of strategic projects across the business related to sustainability and ensure efficient and effective coordination and integration of the projects in ESG+F education, information and metrics across the organization.
MAJOR ROLES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
• Serve as a Subject Matter Expert on Sustainability program development and implementation
• Manage and coordinate Sustainability strategic initiatives aligned with Avangrid’s ESG+F strategy.
• Builds relationships and connections across business to promote and coordinate sustainability within the company
• Ensure alignment and coordination with the Sustainability team responsible for reporting requirements and data collection with global Iberdrola Group.
• Work closely with Iberdrola Group colleagues to ensure global objectives are considered and reflected at AVANGRID level.
• Manage and deliver special projects in the Sustainability areas.
Skills and Requirements
Education & Experience Required:
Proven experience in ESG program management and reporting
Proven leadership skills. Project management experience
Bachelors’ Degree required; Master’s Degree preferred with a minimum of 5 years relevant experience and minimum 3-4 years industry experience.
Detail oriented and demonstrated success in implementing similar projects including system implementation and reporting experience
Experience working across organizations including in a highly matrixed organization managing multiple stakeholders.
Proven project management experience
• Excellent project management, interpersonal and communications skills
• Strong analytical and organizational skills. Clear communicator
• Establishes credibility throughout the organization as strong collaborator
• Bilingual capability preferred; fluency in Spanish and English in both written and verbal communication desired
• Able to work in high pressure situations with grace and composure.
• Ability to multi-task and quickly prioritize projects and work well under pressure and tight deadlines.
• Comfortable working in rapidly changing, ambiguous environment.
• Collaborative and flexible style, with an approach to work that motivates and energizes others.
• Strong team player
• Must have the flexibility to travel.
Be a role model
Collaborate and Share
Develop Self & Others
Empower to grow
Focus to achieve results
Please note that any applicant who is not a citizen of the country of the vacancy will be subject to compliance with the applicable immigration requirements to legally work in that country
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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