Senior Project Manager CUC (Asc 72085) Orange, CT, US

Avangrid Orange , CT 06477

Posted 7 days ago

Job Description:

Publication date: 11.03.2019

REFERENCE: 5110461201

Company

Company: AVANGRID Service Company (ASC)

Department: Product Management/Development (Customer Experience)

Job Title: Senior Project Manager

Reports to: Manager Product Development/Digital Customer Experience

Location: Orange, CT, US

Cross Company Responsibility: Yes

Business and Department

USA

  • Description

Job Overview:

Serve as a Project Manager/Product Owner for digital customer-facing services on strategic, critical, high-risk,

unique or complex projects that ensure the gas and electric customer experience is optimized for satisfaction and

efficiency.. Assume lead role in communicating project status to key stakeholders including sponsors, business

leaders, regulators, employees and customers. Manage project resources to avoid conflicts, minimize staffing levels

and deliver projects on-time in within budget. Champion the digital customer experience.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Direct and manage project development from beginning to end. Projects will have a focus on improving customer

satisfaction levels and improving the customer experience.

  • Acquire resources and coordinate the efforts of team members and third-party contractors or consultants in order

to deliver projects according to plan. Define the project's objectives and oversee quality control throughout the

project.

  • Define project scope, goals and deliverables that support business goals in collaboration with senior management

and stakeholders.

  • Develop full-scale project plans and associated communications documents.

  • Manage and facilitate cross-functional and inter-company teams to deliver agreed-upon project results, on time

and within budget, working closely with managers across all operating companies within AVANGRID Networks.

  • Develop and communicate project performance metrics to project sponsors, management and others as required.

Identify project risk and develop and utilize mitigation strategies.

  • Ability to effectively prioritize and execute tasks in a high-pressure environment.

  • Utilize benchmarks, assessments, project management maturity models, and other such data to establish and

evaluate project performance targets. Able to act upon data to improve/change project dynamics to ensure

success.

  • Forecast projects based on external business or regulatory developments and recommend initial project/process

proposals. Create project justifications/budgets to support the Portfolio Management Process.

  • Manage vendor/consultant relationships including developing RFP's, selection of vendors, contract development

and performance benchmarking.

  • Maintain project schedules and milestones. Maintain and provide accurate project documentation to auditing upon

request.

Requirements


Education and Experience

Requirements:

Bachelor's Degree in business or related field required. Graduate degree or post-graduate coursework in business

or related area preferred. Certification as a Project Management Professional (PMP) is required, or must be

attained within one year of entering position. 10 years min. related work experience required. Demonstrated track

record as a program and project manager, particularly leading cross-functional teams on unique and complex

projects with high visibility. Ability to think strategically, develop and communicate a vision. Ability to understand and

adapt to communication styles of team members and vendors who come from a broad spectrum of backgrounds

and experiences. Other requirements include being able to simultaneously manage and oversee business process

projects as well as lead project management capability improvement efforts. Database and operating systems

experience with the ability to understand dependencies and limitations. Must be skilled in the use of project

management tools. Must be able to coach individuals and teams. Must be skilled in the selection and application of

training for knowledge and skill transfer. Must possess excellent writing and verbal skills with the ability to create

and deliver effective reports, white papers, and presentations. Must communicate well at all levels of the

organization and to external stakeholders. Experience leading organizational change management initiatives is

required. Experience in working to measure and enhance levels of customer satisfaction is strongly preferred.

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.

If you are an individual with a disability or a disabled veteran who is unable to use our online tool to search for or to

apply for jobs, you may request a reasonable accommodation by contacting our Human Resources department at
203-499-2777 or careers@avangrid.com


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