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Avangrid Technical Project Manager in Orange, Connecticut

Technical Project Manager

Company: AVANGRID MANAGEMENT COMPA

Location:

Orange, CT, USRochester, NY, USAugusta, ME, 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.

Responsibilities

Accountability Statements

• Work with the PMO to support demand management processes and standards

• Work with project managers to help improve the integrity of project delivery and reporting

• Work with the PMO to develop specific portfolio change suggestions to help achieve PMO metrics

• Work with the project managers to help achieve PMO metrics

• Work with project managers to improve their knowledge of project reporting in the IT project management

tool, Clarity

• Hold meetings with project managers to ensure timely and accurate project updates for tasks – e.g. key,

milestone, and other progress tasks, project highlights, and project risks

• Act as a resource for project management directions, training and guidance for new PMs

• Able to build and maintain productive relationships with project managers

• Work with the PMO to identify and implement process improvements to help achieve PMO metrics and

improve overall project delivery reporting

Dimensions

You will be part of the AVANGRID IT PMO and Major Projects group

• You will work with both the local and global PMO teams, in addition to the working with project managers and

directors across the AVANGRID companies

• No management responsibilities, but significant influencing responsibilities among project managers with

regards to adherence to PM standards and processes

• Obtain and maintain a basic understanding the Capex budget process and impacts to PMO metrics and

deliverables

Skills and Requirements

Bachelor’s degree in Computer science, Information Systems or a related field. Equivalent work experience

will be considered

• Microsoft Suite

• Very strong skills in Microsoft Project and Excel

• Experience in working cross functionally

• Ability to lead, coach and mentor others

Planning & Organising

• Project Management knowledge including proper project scheduling and project structure

• Strong problem solving and analytical skills

• Ability to multi task

• Strong interpersonal & communication skills

• Ability to advise and support others – including peer project managers

• Ability to adapt to changing priorities in a dynamic environment

• Professional and confident

Internal and External Relationships

You will have the opportunity to work with a variety of project managers across the AVANGRID Companies, and

with global teams in a busy, lively and growing team environment

• Role holder will work closely with PM’s across all the IT Areas (Apps, IOC, GOV, Corp Apps, etc.) to support

successful project delivery and reporting

• Work closely with IBERDROLA’s global PMO team in Spain

• Work closely with Governance’s Business Office to ensure consistency in reporting of financial results that

impact PMO metrics

• Engage managers across AVANGRID as needed to manage expectations

• Must be a team player with good inter-personal and communicative skills

Project Management experience or exposure

• Record of academic achievement, including some form of recognized qualification from further education,

such as a degree or diploma

• Good working knowledge with Microsoft Office Suite tools – e.g. Project, Excel, and PowerPoint, etc.

• Willingness to travel

• Must be a proven team player to work, promote and consolidate efficient team working relationships

• Strong written and verbal communication skills

LI-MM1

Competencies

  • Develop Self & Others

  • Empower to grow

  • Collaborate and Share

  • Be a role model

  • Focus to achieve results

  • Be agile

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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