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Portland General Electric Manager, Transportation Electrification in Portland, Oregon

This is an exciting time to join Portland General Electric. As Oregon’s largest electric utility, Portland General Electric is leading an energy transformation that will harness the power of clean and renewable resources. Our vision for a clean energy future relies on three interrelated and overarching strategies: de-carbonize through investing in clean and reliable energy; modernize through a smarter more resilient grid; and empower our customers in their energy technology choices.

We’re searching for innovative, customer and results-obsessed leaders to help power our mission and lead the way in championing the world’s clean energy future!

Join the team that is redefining the electric utility and make your mark on Oregon’s utility and transportation sectors for generations to come.

What we are doing:

PGE is working to decarbonize our own electricity supply and support the transition of the transportation sector from carbon intensive fossil fuels to a clean energy system. Decarbonizing the transportation sector requires that our customers have access to reliable and affordable charging solutions, however they choose to travel. PGE embraces our role as a key partner in our customers’ transition to electricity as a transportation fuel.

What you’ll do:

In this role as Transportation Electrification Manager, you will be responsible for leading a team of highly motivated professionals in operationalizing and scaling our electric transportation product portfolio. Establish and lead transportation electrification team to drive customer value and drive growth in PGE’s business.

Drive executive and regulator engagement to align on mission, direction, and product pipeline.

Oversee the execution and evolution of strategic plan for customer engagement, regional opportunities, transportation offering portfolio, and industry partnerships

Work cross-functionally with policy, marketing, sales and product teams to maximize opportunities

Scale business by defining role definition, operational requirements and driving automation

Empower a team of highly motivated professionals to excel in new segments

Build and maintain PGE’s brand, establishing our position in the market

Identify areas for improvement and implement positive change

Define and lead partnering strategy with OEMs across America

Refine go-to-market model, as required

Manage technical, strategy, and operational teams to deliver customer outcomes while hitting business targets

What you’ve accomplished:

10+ years in leadership roles in technology, energy and/or services businesses, ideally transportation electrification, solar, demand response, energy efficiency or similar

7+ years’ experience in working with the Automotive, EV Charging, or Utility industry

Demonstrated knowledge of automotive industry dynamics and nomenclature

Demonstrated knowledge of regulatory environment, policy trends and processes

Experience communicating direction and results at Board of Directors and C-level

Experience creating data driven programs to drive company strategy

Exemplary written and verbal communication skills

Excellent interpersonal, planning, and organizational skills

Demonstrated experience with data management and analysis

Bachelor's degree required; Master's degree preferred

What you’ll gain :

Ask any PGE employee they enjoy their work – and it shows. They will tell you PGE is a special place to work. Here’s why:

Opportunity. Rewarding work, competitive pay and benefits and merit-based bonuses make PGE a place to build a long-term career. Our multifaceted business also offers opportunities to advance, cross-train and move within the company.

Team environment. It takes people working together to serve the electricity needs of more than 1.5 million people.

Diversity. We promote diversity by appreciating the many types of differences in people and believing that bringing together varied approaches, cultures and views to solve our work­place issues will result in the highest-quality results. We actively recruit women and minorities at all levels of PGE and have diversity business resource groups. We focus on what brings us together.

Work/life balance. Our benefits and policies support a healthy personal and family life. Offering a range of benefits including medical insurance, paid vacation, 401k (& match), and additional incentives for meeting company goals.

Join us today and power your potential!

To be considered for this position, please complete the following employment application by the posting close date. A cover letter may be needed with your application to be considered for this position.

PGE believes in rewarding strong performance. We provide a total compensation package that is designed to reward your contributions to the company, and, at the same time, support your well-being and professional development, both now and into the future.

PGE is committed to diversity and inclusion in the workplace and is an equal opportunity employer. PGE will not discriminate against any employee or applicant for employment based on race, color, national origin, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, age, religion, disability, protected veteran status, or other characteristics protected by law.

Assisting with storms or other Company emergencies is a part of all positions at Portland General Electric.

Talent Acquisition Contact:

This job posting will close at 12:01 am Pacific Time on the closing date listed below:

At Portland General Electric, we’re innovators, builders, and achievers. We’re committed to powering our customers’ potential and making a difference for our community and the planet. Today, that commitment includes developing an intelligent and resilient electric grid, electrifying transportation and de-carbonizing the energy sector.

We’re proud to deliver an exceptional experience to help our customers thrive. Our mission is to make clean, reliable and affordable energy services available to all. We obsess over serving customers and are committed to growing employee career paths with purpose. Equity and inclusion are core business values; we celebrate our differences and are committed to developing teams that reflect the communities we serve.