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Program Manager

Landis+Gyr is a leading global provider of integrated energy management solutions. We measure and analyze energy utilization to generate empowering analytics for smart grid and infrastructure management, enabling utilities and consumers to reduce energy consumption. Our innovative and proven portfolio of software, services and intelligent sensor technology is a key driver to decarbonize the grid. Having avoided more than 9 million tons of CO2 in FY 2021 and committed to achieve carbon neutrality by 2030, Landis+Gyr manages energy better – since 1896. 


With sales of USD 1.5 billion in FY 2021, Landis+Gyr employs around 6,500 talented people across five continents.

 

Position Summary

Landis+Gyr is seeking an experienced Program Manager who will be responsible for overall daily planning and execution of Landis+Gyr service contracts and ownership of client relationship for delivery of any new products or solutions available from Landis+Gyr. The Program Manager is responsible for all Landis+Gyr customer interface, subcontracts, subsequent new business expansion build out, operations and maintenance of the network. The Program Manager is able to effectively interact with all levels of the customer organization to whom Landis+Gyr delivers its services or obtains utility subcontracted services in support of that contract. The Program Manager prepares and submits annual operations budgets, delivers the pro forma revenue stream, supervises on-site personnel and coordinates the activities of sub-contractor and customer personnel assigned to the contract. The role is accountable for customer satisfaction which is driven by strong execution of contract(s) to deploy technical smart grid solutions for customers.   This includes analysis and reporting of the financial performance of the program, weekly status reporting, and hands-on management of the efforts of the program team to meet the contractual requirements.  The Program Manager will manage a large or multiple projects within the scope of a customer account or surrounding region and will have oversight responsibilities for matrixed project teams that involve multiple projects and assigned resources.  Significant time will be spent working closely with the customer to develop program schedules, program management plans, deployment plans, materials forecasts and other plans.  The role requires significant leadership and will be seen as a leader and proven mentor as well as someone who is a trusted, collaborative partner with our customers while managing customer expectations.  The position also requires someone who possesses seasoned skills and business acumen to lead sizeable programs.

Expected Travel: Up to 75%

 

Key Responsibilities

  • Coordinates all business and programmatic activities in maintaining cost, quality, and schedule parameters.
  • Leads, directs and manages the installation, maintenance and performance of the network must be developed in accordance with the utility’s schedule for economic justification of the project and the Company's fiscal plan.
  • Develops and executes and conducts a scheduled periodic review of the deployment and imposes proactive scheduled maintenance and operational tests to ensure system performance.
  • Develops topics for and conducts weekly meetings with customers, monthly meetings with corporate headquarters and special meetings as necessary. This demands an ability to de-conflict competing interests and prioritize the efforts of all participants along with necessary fiscal, physical, and personnel resources.
  • Is responsible for all personnel actions including the employment and release of personnel in the program management team.
  • Is responsible for ensuring that the program remains on schedule, meets all performance metrics established in the contract, and stays within the allocated budget.
  • Supports and adheres to Company’s core values
  • Performs other duties or responsibilities as assigned or required
  • Supports and adheres to Company’s Code of Conduct and Ethics Policy
  • Represents Company in a positive, professional manner when working with both internal and external customers

 

Education & Experience

Required Minimum Level of Education: Bachelor’s degree

Required Minimum Years of Experience: 7+ to 10

 

Desired Education/Experience:

  • Bachelor’s degree in electrical, network, systems, computer, or related business field
  • Valid Driver’s License
  • A combination of education and experience

 

Required/Desired Certifications (if any): PMP certification

 

Knowledge/Skills/Abilities

  • 7+ years of experience in Project Management or a similar multi-disciplined business environment leading and managing a customer account.
  • Advanced Computer knowledge and Network skills
  • Advanced Microsoft Office Suite
  • Demonstrated ability to effectively communicate both verbally and in writing.
  • Experience in the utility or similar regulated industry is a plus and benefits the individual, as well as the goals of the program and corporation.

 

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or status as a protected veteran.

 

If you have the drive and enthusiasm to accept this challenge and to work in a very dynamic, cross functional and international environment, we are looking forward to meeting you. Click apply now.

Job Title:  Program Manager

Requisition ID:  14723
Location: 

Kirkland, WA, US

Workplace Type:  Hybrid
Career Level:  Experienced
Date Posted:  Jul 31, 2022


Nearest Major Market: Seattle
Nearest Secondary Market: Bellevue

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