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Manager - Talent Management


Orange, CT, US



About AVANGRID: AVANGRID, Inc. (NYSE: AGR) aspires to be the leading sustainable energy company in the United States. Headquartered in Orange, CT with approximately $40 billion in assets and operations in 24 U.S. states, AVANGRID has two primary lines of business: Avangrid Networks and Avangrid Renewables. Avangrid Networks owns eight electric and natural gas utilities, serving more than 3.3 million customers in New York and New England. Avangrid Renewables owns and operates a portfolio of renewable energy generation facilities across the United States. AVANGRID employs approximately 7,000 people and has been recognized by Forbes and Just Capital as one of the 2021 JUST 100 companies - a list of America's best corporate citizens - and was ranked number one within the utility sector for its commitment to the environment and the communities it serves. The company supports the U.N.’s Sustainable Development Goals and was named among the World’s Most Ethical Companies in 2021 for the third consecutive year by the Ethisphere Institute. For more information, visit



Long Description

•    The Talent Manager role is critical to our organizational sustainability as the point person for managing the process for identification and development of AVANGRID Top Talent and Successors. 
•    The Manager will work across the Talent & Organization Performance team to understand the developmental needs of Top Talent, and meet those needs with innovative, relevant, business-driven programs. 
•    The incumbent will collaborate with business leaders to ensure alignment with business goals and with Talent & Organization Performance colleagues to ensure alignment with the overall talent strategy and desired employee experience. 
•    The position is located in Orange, CT with occasional travel to all service area locations.



Work closely with the Director of Talent Development to provide professional expertise in the development and implementation of annual talent review whereby you partner with business leaders to identify and assess talent, discuss succession pools for critical and key roles, identify talent gaps and their associated risk, work with the Learning & Development Sr. Manager to create and monitor impactful development plans for the identified talent.  
Needs Analysis – develop an in-depth understanding of the development needs of AVANGRID Top Talent at all levels. Collaborate with business leaders and HR Business Partner to ensure business alignment, buy-in, and support.
Programming – work with Learning and Development (L&D) team to address the defined needs and develop and/or source programs specifically for Top Talent.  Align programs as appropriate with the Global HiPo programs.
Collaborate across the Iberdrola enterprise to understand how each company works with Top Talent – leverage best practices and knowledge sharing.
Work hands-on with Top Talent to remain in touch with their career aspirations, career path opportunities and unique developmental concerns.
Translate business needs and talent analytics into impactful talent management programs and tools
Develop robust set of KPIs to demonstrate the value of Top Talent programs.
Evaluate the effectiveness of programs and make adjustments to ensure success.
Support the Director of Talent Development in executing all associated activities – mentoring programs, 360 assessment, Korn Ferry Leadership assessment, etc.
Create and maintain an environment of equal employment opportunity, diversity and competitive advantage in support of the company's diversity and inclusion strategic plan

Skills and Requirements

BS/BA Degree + 3-5 years relevant experience; or equivalent combination of education and experience
Required Experience/Training:

Excellent written and verbal communication – writing samples may be requested.
Strong interpersonal and relationship building skills with collaborative work style
Proactive project management
Must be able to work independently and also within a team in a fast-paced environment
Excellent active listening and facilitation skills
Demonstrate extremely strong analytical skills, as well as personal organizational skills.

Preferred Experience:

Knowledge of Workday talent module
Experience working in a global organization balancing collaboration and coordination between global and local initiatives, best practices and recommendations.
Experience leading a team desired in a corporate environment
Able to speak Spanish highly desired
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.


  • Be a role model
  • Be agile
  • Collaborate and Share
  • Develop Self & Others
  • Empower to grow
  • Focus to achieve results
  • Technical Skills

Mobility Information

Please note that any applicant who is not a citizen of the country of the vacancy will be subject to compliance with the applicable immigration requirements to legally work in that country

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

AVANGRID’s employment practices and policies are geared to hiring a diverse workforce and sustaining an inclusive culture. At AVANGRID we provide fair and equal employment and advancement opportunities for all employees and candidates regardless of race, color, religion, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, disability, protected veteran status or any other status protected by federal, state, or local law. Learn more about equal employment by following this link

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