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Project Coordinator - Delivery

Location:

NJ, Iselin

Job type:

Permanent

Job Description

Distributed Energy is a global business unit within Centrica, set with the mission to help customers discover and unlock value via the energy-consuming and energy-producing assets they have on their own sites. In North America, we have existing and forthcoming solutions that we want to offer to customers within the commercial, industrial, and institutional sectors.

The Delivery team, in which this role resides, is responsible for supporting proposals, performing services and executing projects through unparalleled HSES, Engineering and Project Management delivering services and projects while exceeding our customer’s expectations.

This position is responsible for the timely development, execution and management of internal (product development and process improvement) and external (energy monitoring, energy efficiency, and distributed generation) projects for a number of business initiatives and products. The successful candidate will possess excellent project management and process excellence skills and be able to build strong relationships and ensure clear communication across a wide variety of stakeholders including various business unit partners across Centrica and Direct Energy, customers, suppliers (equipment vendors, engineers, consultants and contractors) and various jurisdictional authorities (utilities, regulators, etc.)

Requirements

Competencies:

  • Organized: Able to coordinate and drive people to a common goal
  • Customer Centric: Put the customer at the heart of decision-making
  • Communication Skills:  Excellent facilitation and presentation skills with solid communication capabilities and practices, both oral and written
  • Performance-driven:  Demonstrates a keen desire to continually learn and grow. Motivated by successes.  When needed provides extra effort to get the job done.
  • Self-starter: Demonstrates ability to complete work on own
  • Influencing Skills:  Ability to influence stakeholders at various organization levels
  • Team Oriented:  Works well in team environment, with sound negotiation and problem-solving skills
  • Technologically Astute: Knows the technology sector related to distributed energy
  • Interpersonal Skills:  Strong interpersonal skills and the ability to work cross-functionally with other leaders on sensitive and/or emotional issues.
  • Creative: Able to innovate, instigate, and assess new ideas

 

Education:

  • Bachelor’s degree required – Engineering majors preferred, STEM majors given consideration.
     

Work Experience:

  • 2-5 years in Energy or related fields
  • 2+ years’ project coordination or management experience a plus
  • Experience in a role that requires involvement and understanding of project management of business initiatives including the introduction of new business processes a plus
     

Certifications:

  • CAPM or CEM preferred; PMP, PE, Lean, Six Sigma, CDSM, LEED, CEA, CEAIT, BEAP, HPBD, CCP, CBCP, CPMP, EBCP, DGCP all a plus

Responsibilities

This position is responsible for the timely development, execution and management of internal (product development and process improvement) and external (energy monitoring, energy efficiency, and distributed generation) projects for a number of business initiatives and products.  The successful candidate will possess excellent project management and process excellence skills and be able to build strong relationships and ensure clear communication across a wide variety of stakeholders including various business unit partners across Centrica and Direct Energy, customers, suppliers (equipment vendors, engineers, consultants and contractors) and various jurisdictional authorities (utilities, regulators, etc.)

 

The successful candidate will have the following responsibilities:

  • Manage projects of varying scopes and sizes from inception through completion including defining project charter, determining approach, structuring solution design and creating an implementation plan all in accordance with the expectations of the PMO.
  • Project lead for ad hoc projects with increasing scope, complexity, and visibility to senior management.
  • Meeting planning and materials preparation.
  • Coordinate projects across multiple functions and geographies.
  • Work with the Commercial Team to prepare financial models related to payment including life cycle costing, ROI, and internal rate of return.
  • Point person for stakeholder communication (both internal and external) and has frequent customer interaction requiring excellent communication and problem-solving skills. 
  • Providing reports on projects to management on a periodic and/or as needed basis.
  • Business Process Management (BPM) including mapping and SOP creation, identification of process improvement opportunities, and voice of customer interviews.
  • Maintain transparency and timely communication via team’s SharePoint site (e.g. project dashboards, status reports, metrics, schedule status, etc.)
  • Risk and Issue identification and management.
  • Ensure deliverables meet required quality standards.
  • Ensure business benefits can be realized or that risks inhibiting realization are highlighted.