Project Manager II - Business Management Nexant
Business Unit:Energy Efficiency & Carbon Management
Nexant, founded on January 1, 2000, is an independent provider of intelligent grid software and clean energy solutions. The company has extensive experience and expertise in energy efficiency, demand side management, biomass, geothermal, solar, wind, hydrogen, natural gas, clean coal, and CO2 capture and sequestration. The company is headquartered in San Francisco, California and operates from 32 corporate, representative, and project offices located throughout the United States, Europe, the Middle East, Africa, and Asia.
Nexant offers a comprehensive suite of best-in-class energy enterprise software that transforms business processes and enables implementation of smart grid, clean energy, and demand management initiatives. Its solutions help utilities, power producers, and retailers improve operational and financial efficiency, reduce risk, and enhance customer engagement across the energy value chain. The company also provides strategic, operational, and technical advisory services to utilities, grid operators, energy resource companies, and petrochemical majors.
Over the last decade, it has been developing and commercializing technology solutions?such as Nexant iEnergy?, Nexant Grid360?, Nexant iHedge, and Nexant RevenueManager?that enable utilities, power producers, and retailers to improve operational and financial efficiency, reduce risk, and enhance customer engagement across the energy value chain.
Nexant?s industry professionals have completed more than 3,200 client assignments in over 100 countries, and its software is used in over 120 utility control centers worldwide.
Are you interested in having a real impact and helping to change the world? Then join us!
About the Job
The following is a representative description of the position?s role and responsibilities. Reflecting the flexible nature of our work, Nexant will adjust this description as necessary to meet operating and strategic needs of its business.
We are currently seeking a project manager II for Nexant?s Placentia, CA, office. The successful candidate will be responsible for managing the business management functional organization in Southern California as well as providing oversight for multiple energy efficiency and demand response programs/projects for commercial, industrial, and utility clients. In addition, the candidate shall play a key role in identifying and supporting marketing efforts in order to secure new business.
Our clients include public agencies, investor-owned utilities administering ratepayer-funded energy efficiency programs, energy end users, and energy service companies. Successful candidates must demonstrate ability to fulfill the duties and responsibilities of the position. We are looking for an exceptional person who enjoys working in a challenging and innovative environment.
Duties and Responsibilities
Manage one to five full time staff as direct reports;
Manage programs related to energy utilization including strategic planning, client relationships, proposal preparation, and project management
Manage day to day aspects of projects including quality of work product, client communications, budget, schedule, and business management staff;
Directly responsible performance of contracts and profitability;
Quantify and secure overall staffing needs and related resource requirements for the office;
Maintain quality control of all deliverable products, demonstrating attention to details, objectivity, and clarity while maintaining project schedules;
Meet with clients to co-manage projects, present results, and develop new scopes of work;
Conduct employee performance evaluations and oversee overall staff development (e.g., project management skills, technical capabilities);
Identify and support marketing opportunities and efforts to secure new business for the office;
Demonstrate best efforts to achieve overall company and business unit performance goals, project performance measures, billability measures, and individual performance measures (e.g., productivity, quality of work, attitude, professionalism) as set by the company and specified in the Annual Development Plan and the Employee Performance Evaluation.
Masters technical degree or MBA preferred;
5+ years of experience as a project manager, or similar, consulting in the utility, energy, design/build, or environment sector;
Capacity and understanding needed to run a business;
Ability to meet aggressive business goals;
Ability to lead and delegate staff and responsibilities;
Demonstrated ability to manage multiple projects while meeting deliverable deadlines and budgets while maintaining exceptional quality control;
Exceptional interpersonal and organizational skills;
Exceptional oral and written communication skills.
Salary and Benefits (U.S.)
Nexant offers competitive salaries based on candidate's qualifications. Nexant also offers three weeks paid vacation per year, eleven paid holidays per year, a 401(k) plan with employee matching funds and an overall comprehensive benefits package.
Nexant, Inc. is an equal opportunity employer and encourages workforce diversity. We welcome applications from all qualified candidates.
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