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Avangrid Cost Controller in Orange, Connecticut

Cost Controller

Company: THE SOUTHERN CONNECTICUT

Location:

Orange, CT, US

Company

Company

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

  • Cost Controller/Scheduler is responsible for developing and managing large moderate to complex project costs and schedules using SAP, a corporate scheduling tool such as Primavera or Microsoft Project, and risk management tools.

  • Assists project units by developing, maintaining and the analysis of project cost and schedule data, prepares reports based on data analytics and makes recommendations to improve performance of project teams or specific projects.

  • Uses spreadsheet, database, scheduling, and statistical software packages to analyze data, spot trends, and develop forecasts. Works independently with minimal guidance. May oversee external resources to ensure conformance to the Projects processes and procedures.

  • Runs analysis to determine performance based on established KPIs. Leads risk analysis for team or area coordinator. Provides knowledge, recommendations and solutions supporting to project teams in order to deliver projects according with the baseline schedule and under budget.

Responsibilities

  • Produce meaningful conclusions related to a portfolio of projects

  • Providing work packages to the Project Management Office for consolidation and reporting purposes

  • Participate and administer cost analysis of work performed and scheduling operational processes and procedures related to cost control and scheduling

  • Develop presentations and produce required training to be used for internal and external resources

Education & Experience Required

  • BS or BA from accredited college/university in a related analytic discipline or 10+ years of experience

  • PMP Certification preferred

  • Experience analyzing project costs and developing and maintaining complex project schedules

  • Experience with SAP or similar application and costs analysis

Skills/Abilities

  • Advanced computer literacy including operation of office automation products (e.g. Microsoft Office, Project, Excel)

  • Strong problem-solving and analytical skills

  • Working under strict timelines

  • Results oriented

  • Organize, compile, summarize and analyze project cost and project schedule data/statistics

  • Ability to train external resources and verify completeness of their work product

  • Ability to become proficient in risk management methodology and lead project risk analysis utilizing cost and resource loaded schedules

  • Must be self-directed

  • Excellent oral and written communication skills

  • Proven ability to work in cross functional teams

  • Team oriented

  • Ability to load cost and resources into schedules and analyze project requirements and alternatives or ability to quickly learn advanced level of software skills. (e.g., Microsoft Project or Primavera)

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Competencies

  • Develop Self & Others

  • Empower to grow

  • Collaborate and Share

  • Be a role model

  • Focus to achieve results

  • Be agile

  • Technical Skills

    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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