Senior Project Manager - Demand side Management, Energy Efficiency Nexant
Business Unit:Energy Efficiency & Carbon Management
Nexant is a provider of intelligent grid software and clean energy solutions-pioneering, developing, and advancing electric power grid and alternative energy technologies and services. Our exclusive focus on energy, combined with our well-respected and experienced professionals, proven technology, and proprietary industry information, has earned us distinctive brand recognition and a reputation as a top energy solutions company.
Nexant is an independent company formed on January 1, 2000 by a core group of energy consulting and advanced energy technology units of Bechtel Group, Inc. Since that date, we have added expertise through the strategic acquisition of eight energy technology companies and organically hiring only the best in our field. Our seasoned professionals have completed over 2,900 assignments in more than 100 countries. We have headquarters in San Francisco and Foster City, CA, with 30+ corporate, representative, and project offices in the U.S., Europe, the Middle East, Asia, and Africa. We have been profitable since day one with significant growth rates.
Our detailed understanding of the physical behavior and constraints of the power system is embedded in our grid and market operations software. We offer an integrated line of software solutions that addresses all facets of energy markets, from centralized wholesale markets to independent energy retailers and aggregators. Growing trends such as dynamic pricing and demand side management are emphasized. Our domain dominance within the energy value chain and integrated expertise in the market with proprietary technologies makes us a clear leader in our space.
We also provide advisory services for developing and commercializing advanced clean energy technologies as well as supplying technical, operational, and strategic consulting to oil, gas, and chemical majors, energy resource companies, technology owners, governments, and investors. In addition, Nexant is a national leader in the innovative design, implementation, and evaluation of many of the largest commercial, industrial, and residential energy efficiency incentive and demand side management programs in the United States.
Our current investors include TeleSoft Partners, Oak Investment Partners, The Beacon Group, Intel Capital, Nth Power, Morgan Stanley Global Energy Group, Frog and Peach, and Symphony Technology Group, as well as Nexant management and staff. We recently secured another round of funding of $50 million that will help us achieve the rapid growth potential of our company.
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About the Job
We are seeking an experienced leader in energy efficiency, energy management and green buildings applications to oversee the Demand Management ? Energy Efficiency team in our Houston, Texas office. The successful candidate will be responsible for managing a team of professional staff including project management and engineering staff in supporting demand side management programs for utility, state, and end-use clients. Our clients include public agencies, investor-owned utilities administering ratepayer-funded energy efficiency programs, energy end-users, and energy service companies. This candidate will have at least 10 years of professional working experience within the energy efficiency industry in a utility environment or similar.
The successful candidate will be responsible for overseeing staff who are reviewing energy efficiency projects, conducting energy engineering analysis, and writing reports. Additional duties include maintaining client relationships and developing new business. Successful candidates must demonstrate ability to fulfill the duties and responsibilities of the position. Our clients include public agencies, private and investor-owned utilities administering ratepayer-funded energy efficiency programs, energy end users and energy service companies.
Duties and Responsibilities
Manage a team of three to six professional staff on energy efficiency projects
Develop new business opportunities
Oversee technical and financial analysis of projects
Maintain quality control of all deliverable products demonstrating technical excellence, objectivity, and clarity while maintaining project schedules
Meet overall budget and profitability targets
Quantify needs and secure overall staffing needs and related resource requirements
Responsible for quality of services and products, contract compliance, and performance measures while maintaining project deliverable schedules for work managed by the office
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)
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
Minimum of 5 years of professional working experience as a senior level project manager or engineering manager within the energy, energy efficiency, utility, design/build, or environment sector
Demonstrated ability to manage multiple projects while meeting deliverable deadlines and budgets while maintaining exceptional quality control
Excellent writing, oral, interpersonal, presentation, organizational and analytical skills
Capacity and understanding needed to run a business
Ability to meet aggressive business goals
Ability to lead and delegate staff and responsibilities
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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