Share this Job
Apply now »

Senior Manager - Gas Major Projects

Company:  AVANGRID SERVICE COMPANY
Location: 

CT, US

Company

Company

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 www.avangrid.com

 

 

Purpose

The Senior Manager Gas Major Projects is responsible for managing the design and execution of all large scale, complex Capital Gas Projects, including but not limited to gate stations, liquefied natural gas (LNG), business technology deployments, high pressure and/or complex pipelines, and district regulator work across all AVANGRID Gas Companies. The Senior Manager will be responsible for creating a collaborative environment with the Manager of Engineering and the Manager of Construction to ensure that team members are assigned to support all work. The Senior Manager will also work in partnership with the Schedule & Cost Control Manager to ensure that the project team delivers projects according with baseline budgets, schedules, scope and quality. Lastly, the Senior Manager will coordinate with Gas Operations for all work requiring Gas Operations resources.

Responsibility includes meeting corporate goals for capital investment, managing Construction Work in Progress, and energization of assets in accordance with the investment plan. Must manage team performance to maximize the effectiveness of capital budget delivery considering the environment, operating efficiency, regulatory, CWIP and operational needs.

Represents the company in regulatory and public forums.
Manages the team to optimize the work of external contractors and other internal business areas. Holds contractors accountable for performance. Holds project team members accountable for program results. Provides strategic advice to senior management when required.  Responsible for the overall project control and reporting of the project team, providing leadership and coordination of the scheduling, cost controlling and reporting processes and functions required by the Gas Capital Design & Delivery organization or other business areas. 
 

Responsibilities

Manages  performance  of multiple teams to ensure goals, schedules, budgets, and benefits are met and all deliverables are completed on time and under budget
•    Coordinates with Engineering and Construction Management to ensure technical competence and quality objects are fulfilled by assigned team members.
•    Identifies interdependences of the team portfolio and resolves interactions among projects.
•    Proactive approach to controlling projects scope mitigating the risk of potential changes, 
•    Produces briefings and status reports on a regular basis for executives or regulatory agencies.
•    May participate or represent the company in regulatory or public proceedings or permitting requirements for projects undertaken by the team.
•    Ensure the governance of processes and procedures are followed within portfolio. 
•    Leads team meetings.
•    Monitors progress of team against plans and applies course corrections as necessary.
•    Ensures effective internal program communications.
•    Develops procurement strategies for material, labor, requirements
meet requirements.
•    Supports Project initiatives for compliance, standardization, and process improvement 
•    Considers innovative ways to undertake work, promoting automation and efficiencies in day to day work streams 
•    Create and maintain leadership environment and atmosphere  towards the project team with respect to overall management activities (including quality assurance, engineering, procurement, planning and controls, construction management, commissioning, industrial labor relations and safety) to achieve quality programs, while respecting the established budget and schedule objectives.
 

Competencies

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

Skills and Requirements

•    Ability to mobilize team members to deliver projects on time and on budget
•    Manage risk and implement mitigation plans
•    Understand and utilizing MS Excel for data analysis, budgeting and planning and optimizing schedules. 
•    Excellent oral and written communication skills
•    Public presentation skills and ability to summarize concepts utilizing appropriate tools
•    Results oriented 
•    Understanding of quality assurance processes and implement with project structure
•    Knowledge and experience in the regulatory environment and clear understanding of the filings and approvals required at State, Local and Federal levels for execution of the work required
•    Experience and understanding of tools/controls needed to monitor and control projects required.
•    Experience utilizing SAP financial system preferred.
•    Experience utilizing Primavear preferred.
•    Background in natural gas project environment preferred.
•    Proven ability to lead teams and work in a team environment
•    Team oriented

Experience/Training:
•    Enterprise initiatives of strategic or regulatory sensitivity.
•    Proven experience obtaining siting permits
•    Project Management Professional Certification preferred

Required Education: 
Bachelor’s degree in Technical or related field in the energy industry 
Engineering Degree Preferred
Advanced Degree Preferred

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

If you are an individual with a disability or a disabled veteran who is unable to use our online tool to search for or to apply for jobs, you may request a reasonable accommodation by contacting our Human Resources department at 203-499-2777 or careers@avangrid.com


Job Segment: Gas, Energy

Apply now »