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Avangrid Program Manager - Early Career Dev in Orange, Connecticut

Program Manager - Early Career Dev



Orange, CT, US

Company Company

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 (


  • Partner closely with the Talent Acquisition, Talent Development, DE&I, HR Business Partners and business leaders to ensure the early career strategy aligns with and supports business goals.

  • Conduct needs analysis as appropriate – develop an in-depth understanding of the developmental needs (technical and soft-skills), career progressions and challenges of employees in each program. Collaborate with business leaders to ensure business alignment, buy-in, and support.

  • Plan, lead and support professional development activities throughout the program, working with a third-party vendor to provide development offerings as part of each program.

  • Work with managers in development planning and rotation planning for each participant in a rotational program, ensuring projects/tasks are aligned with appropriate skill level and development need.

  • Develop conversion strategy for internship program, focused on maintaining relationships with interns throughout university and through graduation, ensuring they select AVANGRID as their destination of choice.

  • Partner with the business leaders and HR Business Partner to forecast workforce needs and develop workforce plans.

  • Identify key performance indicators, measures and reports results for programs

  • Collaborate with Talent Acquisition and Communications in the attraction and recruitment for early career programs for staffing for events as well as promotional materials.

Skills and Requirements

  • Bachelor’s degree, 5+ years of experience in program management or project management in HR

  • Excellent written and verbal communication

  • Ability to work across several functions

  • Strong interpersonal and relationship building skills with collaborative work style

  • Must be able to work independently and within a team in a fast-paced environment

  • Excellent active listening and facilitation skills

  • Demonstrate strong analytical skills, as well as personal organizational skills

    Preferred Experience:

  • Experience working in a global organization balancing collaboration and coordination between global and local initiatives, best practices, and recommendations

  • 5 + years’ experience managing development programs – work samples may be requested


  • Be a role model

  • Be agile

  • Collaborate and Share

  • Develop Self & Others

  • Empower to grow

  • Focus to achieve results

  • Technical Skills

Mobility Information

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

AVANGRID’s employment practices and policies are geared to hiring a diverse workforce and sustaining an inclusive culture. At AVANGRID we provide fair and equal employment and advancement opportunities for all employees and candidates regardless of race, color, religion, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, disability, protected veteran status or any other status protected by federal, state, or local law. Learn more about equal employment by following this link (

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