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Avangrid Technical Project Manager in Rochester, New York

Technical Project Manager



Rochester, NY, US Orange, CT, US Vestal, NY, US Augusta, ME, US



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.


The IT Technical Project Manager is responsible for managing the overall implementation of IT Network Application projects. Projects can be funded by both the business or IT funded projects. The role manages various programs and projects and provides relationship management on behalf of the AVANGRID IT group with objectives of providing an IT technical solution to meet the requirements in a timely and cost effective manner. Overall Budget responsibility for projects delivery is circa $20m IT Capex plus $15-20m Business Capex across 9 Project Managers, so overall individual budget responsibility of approximately $4m per annum per Project Manager.

Provides leadership on various programs and projects. Management includes development of scope, creation of project team, management of project team (Matrix style) across business and IT areas (Architecture, Infrastructure, Governance, Security, Networking), Solution design creation, Solution Sign off, project design execution, Operational handover and close out. Interfaces with Global counterparts to review solution design and facilitate best practice process considerations in solution design. Leads cross-functional project teams. Holds regular program/project status meetings. Is the lead team member with respect to accomplishing day-to-day goals and provides direction and leads decision making. Holds project

team members accountable for results. Provides linkage to management for decision making outside of day-to-day program/project team activities. Manages Vendor relationships, system integrators, contractors and contigent workers on a project by project basis. Project team size for any single project can vary between 5-30 resources. Determine project management delivery style based on methodologies available, the project requirements and the Vendor requirements. Required to adapt to new styles based on Vendor where applicable, train/coach vendor on AVANGRID process or manage working in an AGILE way where applicable. Participates in preparation of plans and budgets for programs and projects. Manages progress against plans, and take corrective action to offset variances. Reports to management on progress status. Responsible for meeting corporate objective for capital investment. Manages projects to approved scope, schedule and budget. Budget owner for own project portfolio, required to deliver to target and report status to the Applications Director on a monthly basis. Provides relationship management for business areas. Develops Key project dashboards for review with AVANGRID CIO on a monthly basis. Responsible for innovation target within Global IT and Avangrid. Required to submit ideas to global IT for innovation and execute Proof of concepts on approved ideas. Perform Lead role for IT in any Storm related activities – IT

Event Co-ordinator. When activated this report directly to the Area Commander and provide co-ordination services across the entire IT organization. Attend all area command meetings and report IT status as required.

Skills and Requirements

7 years relevant experience required.

• Microsoft Suite advanced user.

• Certification for Project/Program management (preferred).

• Trained in Agile Methodology/Certifed ScrumMaster (Preferred)

• At least 3 years of experience with various IT areas.

• Knowledge of IT design and architecture.

• Management skills including staff development and budget.


• 3-5 years of IT work experience preferred, including

project management experience.

• Strong service delivery experience, preferably within IT.

• Experience in leading projects and / or teams

• Prior management supervisory, experience.

• Knowledge of IT business and financial aspects.



  • 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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