Fueled by a dedicated workforce, AMERESCO is the premier provider of energy efficiency and renewable technology solutions. From conservation to renewable energy generation, AMERESCO employees have developed and implemented over $5 Billion in energy savings solutions that help our customers utilize clean and sustainable resources. Applied Energy Group (AEG) is an AMERESCO company that provides a wide range of energy efficiency related management services to assist clients in designing and implementing programs for their customers.
Applied Energy Group (AEG) is seeking a Program Manager to join the growing DSM Implementation and Contract Administration team. The position will perform DSM project and program management activities for multiple utility clients. The scope of work for these clients will include deliverables from AEG business lines such as technology, program planning, contract administration and implementation. The work scopes will also involve tracking the completion status of sub-contract deliverables from other program and platform implementors. The focus will be on direct project management of implementation tasks, marketing, trade ally relationship development & management and overall program management of AEG and non-AEG subcontractor areas of scope. Project management activities will be heavy through startup phases and will shift to operational management through metrics development, tracking and reporting, status reporting, relationship management and continuous improvement. This position will require occasional travel for client meetings.
Develop and track work streams for contract management and implementation staff. To include project plans, action item and task logs, follow up on tasks status and issues and identification of risks and mitigations;
Invoice receipt and review from sub-contractors and consolidation with AEG invoices for presentment to the utility client. Ensure matrixed AEG teams and non-AEG subcontractors are tracking spend against budget and projections and direct responsibility for the same for implementation and overall contract management teams. Escalate projected overages to the client in coordination with AEG portfolio management;
Identify skill and workload coverage risks and gaps; gauge and develop staff capabilities, and negotiate resource availability from within the AEG organization;
Position will be required to communicate with client contacts at multiple levels of the organization, to include in-person and remote contact;
Maintain high customer satisfaction;
Pursue new project opportunities;
Explore cross selling opportunities and;
Coach and mentor mid-level team members.
BS/BA in Management, Project Management, Engineering, Energy Efficiency, IT or a related field.
Minimum of 10 years of professional experience
Minimum of 5 years of project management experience with demonstrated ability to manage schedule, project risks, and budgets.
Strong analytical, problem-solving and decision-making capabilities.
Demonstrated commitment to customer service.
Excellent verbal, written, and consulting skills.
Strong organizational skills with proven ability to follow through on multiple tasks and priorities.
Progressive energy consulting or services work experience focusing on energy sector program planning, design, implementation, measurement, verification, and evaluation are preferred.
Experience Managing complex projects ideally in DSM Programming / Energy Efficiency.
Experience projecting and tracking budgets, developing status reporting, managing issues to resolution, and forecasting impacts on critical and non-critical paths is required.
Ability to develop strong subject matter expertise to recommend and implement cost effective solutions.
Team player with the ability to work in a fast-paced environment.
Sound business ethics, including the protection of proprietary and confidential information.
Superior interpersonal skills including courtesy, professionalism, and a cooperative attitude.
Experience with Microsoft Project, Office Suite, and PowerPoint is required.
Experience managing external vendors/parties is preferred.
Much of the matrixed delivery will involve direct or indirect delivery of technology components, therefore experience in technology project management is a plus.
PMI Project Management Professional certification or an equivalent project management certification is preferred.
Valid Driver License in good standing, issued by resident state required.
US Citizen or US Permanent Resident status required.
May be required to pass security clearance.
PMI Project Management Professional certification or some other equivalent project management certification is preferred.
Interested individuals are encouraged to APPLY DIRECTLY. Please visit http://careers.ameresco.com to submit your resume, cover letter and sample project history. DIRECT Applicant Response Preferred.
AMERESCO challenges the brightest, most talented and creative individuals in the industry by providing an environment that embraces initiative, diversity, and achievement along with comprehensive rewards, including people-oriented insurance, investment, and incentive plans. AA/ EEO.