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ENERGY ADVISORY PROGRAM MANAGER

Organization: PowerOptions
Date Posted: 8/26/2021
City: Boston
Location: Massachusetts
Country: United States
Primary Category: Energy
Type of Position: Full-Time

DESCRIPTION & DETAILS

About PowerOptions:
Established in 1998, PowerOptions is New England’s largest energy consortium in New England, with more than 470 nonprofit and public sector members. As a nonprofit ourselves, our mission is to save our members time and money, so they can focus resources on pursuing their own important missions in their communities. We are a deeply committed team, passionate about our mission, that is constantly innovating new energy solutions and exploring new business models to expand our ability to serve all our Members’ energy needs, including energy sustainability. As a Member of the PowerOptions team, all staff are customer-focused, drive results, ensure accountability, and instill trust across their team and with our Members.
Job Description Summary:
PowerOptions is seeking a motivated self-starter with both a technical background and excellent customer-facing skills to drive the development, promotion and delivery of a newly created service area, Energy Advisory and Data Analytics. PowerOptions is launching this new service area in direct response to our Members’ expressed needs for support in a range of energy advisory areas, including strategic energy and sustainability planning, energy data analysis and reporting, and participation in an offsite renewable energy power purchase agreement. Leveraging the power of the consortium, the EA Program Manager will lead the development of templatized tools and deliverables that will provide cost-effective, efficient delivery of results to our Members. The position will also serve as the front-line staff person cultivating Member participation in these services and must be comfortable with achieving performance goals for deployment and Member participation. The EA Program Manager will have the technical acumen and experience to both communicate and deliver this service area to a wide-ranging audience – from Energy Managers to Sustainability Directors to CFOs. The EA Program Manager will participate in the hiring of an Energy Data Analyst that will support this new product service area in particular, as well as other PowerOptions programs.
The EA Program Manager will work closely with the Executive Vice-President on the development and delivery of these new services.
Primary Responsibilities and Tasks Include:
Project Management
• Exceptionally organized with ability to deliver on multiple client projects simultaneously,
including managing timelines, staff, and deliverables
• Strong technical report writing and proposal development skills.
• Ability to multitask and work under and meet tight deadlines
• An ability to move forward with delivery of services that are still evolving and in
development
• Fast learner, nimble and ability to be resilient and adapt quickly in a constantly changing
environment
• Strong analytical skills with an aptitude for detailed analysis as well as thinking broadly
across several focus areas and drawing sensible conclusions that results in an optimized
solution with well-organized, customer-friendly deliverables
• Experience working with, managing, tracking, and maintaining large volumes of data
Communication, Sales and Interpersonal
• Highly mission-oriented and a commitment to an equitable and just economy
• Ability to represent PowerOptions with utmost professionalism and to cultivate fruitful
relationships with internal and external stakeholders
• Highly collaborative and team-oriented; willing to collaborate on continuous improvement
of services and operations year after year
• Outstanding customer service skills; excellent oral and written communication skills with
ability to deliver engaging presentations to an audience with a varied understanding of
content
• Outstanding ability to listen to customer needs and to persuade Members and potential
Members of the advantages of working with PowerOptions to meet those needs.
• Ability to demonstrate PowerOptions’ core competencies of customer-focused
orientation, track record of driving results and accountability, and instilling trust from
customers and colleagues.

HOW TO APPLY

Applications will be reviewed as they are received. Applying early is recommended. Applications
will be accepted up to August 31st, 2021. Complete applications must include a cover letter and
a current resume.
Send your application to: jobs@poweroptions.org with the subject heading Energy Advisory
Program Manager.
PowerOptions is committed to creating a diverse team and is proud to be an equal opportunity
employer. We are committed to complying with all federal, state, and local laws providing equal
employment opportunities, and all other employment laws and regulations. It is our intent to
maintain a work environment that is free of harassment, discrimination, or retaliation because of
sex (including pregnancy, childbirth, and related medical conditions), race, religion, color,
national origin, ancestry, physical or mental disability, genetic information, marital status, age
(40 and older), sexual orientation, gender identity, AIDS/HIV status, arrest and conviction
information, status as a registered qualifying medical marijuana patient or registered primary
caregiver, admission to a mental facility, military service, veteran status, or any other status
protected by federal, state, or local laws. We are dedicated to the fulfillment of this policy in
regard to all aspects of employment, including but not limited to recruiting, hiring, placement,
transfer, training, promotion, rates of pay, and other compensation, termination, and all other
terms, conditions, and privileges of employment.

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