Project Specialist, Heating Electrification - Strategic Execution

Job Description

Mission Statement

  • Consolidated Edison Company of New York, Inc. (Con Edison), Orange & Rockland Utilities (O&R), and Consolidated Edison Transmission (CET) employees are required to follow health, safety, and environmental policies, EEO, Standards of Business Conduct, and all other applicable company policy and procedures. We all share a responsibility to advance the company’s mission by excelling at our three corporate priorities – safety of our people and the public, operational excellence in all that we do, and ensuring the best possible customer experience.

Core Responsibilities

  • Con Edison, a multi-billion dollar energy utility, is leading the clean energy transition in New York City and Westchester County. We are investing hundreds of millions of dollars annually to drive development of electric vehicle charging infrastructure, smartly integrate distributed resources into our electric and gas systems, and push forward scale adoption of energy efficiency and clean heating electrification across the building stock. The Portfolio Planning and Analysis department within the Energy Efficiency & Distributed Resource Planning organization is seeking a creative and analytical strategic leader to scale its clean heating electrification efforts.
  • The Project Specialist will develop themselves into a trusted leader developing, managing, and leading the strategy development of new and existing business opportunities as part of the clean energy transition. This is an exciting role at the intersection of climate change, public policy, and business strategy. There is a lot to learn in this role and it offers the opportunity to shape how utilities deliver on the clean energy transition.
  • The Strategic Execution Project Specialist in the Strategy and Planning section is responsible for the planning, development, and execution of the Energy Efficiency and Demand Management ("EEDM") building electrification portfolio strategy to ensure Con Edison and New York State decarbonization targets are achieved. The Project Specialist will partner with staff across Portfolio Planning & Analysis, EEDM, and others to align the organizations around the strategy and ensure successful implementation.
  • Work with EEDM teams and other stakeholders to develop and launch new building electrification offerings.
  • Work with the Energy Efficiency Demand Management teams and other internal stakeholders to shape, integrate, and optimize two-year building electrification portfolio goals and develop and prioritize strategic initiatives for each calendar year through each program's annual business plan.
  • Support the development of the Company's medium-term strategy on heating electrification for market rate customer and low- and moderate income customers with alignment from delivery and corporate strategy organizations.
  • Work with EEDM teams to identify growth opportunities, structure and develop business cases, and generate alignment on implementation plans.
  • Monitor and ensure close integration of near-term strategy on a daily basis and as part of an annual strategic plan.
  • Manage cross-functional teams responsible for new department initiatives.
  • Provide problem solving and strategic support to the department.
  • Represent the Company's interest to external stakeholders such as the New York State Department of Public Service Staff and other stakeholders.
  • Perform other related tasks and assignments as required.

Required Education/Experience

  • Bachelor's Degree And 3 years of work experience

Preferred Education/Experience

  • Master's Degree Degree in business, engineering, energy-related discipline, economics, policy
  • Bachelor's Degree Degree in business, engineering, energy-related discipline, economics, policy And 3 years of work experience

Required Work Experience

  • Demonstrated experience leading the development and successful implementation of new initiatives within a matrixed organization. Required
  • Experience leading implementation of complex projects. Required
  • Demonstrated experience managing teams or projects or processes. Required
  • Demonstrated ability to prioritize, analyze and solve complex strategic and tactical opportunities. Required
  • Demonstrated ability to analyze and synthesize data into business insights and effectively communicate the information in oral and written deliverables. Required
  • Advanced communications, presentation, writing and analytical skills. Required
  • Ability to deal with ambiguity and comfortable working in a dynamic environment. Required
  • 3 years specific experience in energy efficiency, demand management, or electrification programs or projects, including work with program or project strategy and delivery. Preferred
  • Proven capabilities in Microsoft Office (Word, PowerPoint, Excel). Preferred
  • Experience in strategy roles or developing and implementing strategic projects. Preferred
  • Experience presenting to senior executives. Preferred
  • Experience and or knowledge of New York State's Climate Leadership and Community Protection Act (CLCPA) and New York City's Local Law 97. Preferred
  • Experience working with diverse teams to align stakeholders around business solutions, and coach and work with these stakeholders through the implementation to drive business results. Preferred
  • Proven leadership and interpersonal skills with the ability to drive results by collaborating with stakeholders to build consensus. Preferred
  • Ability to make decisions in real-time, under pressure. Pref

Licenses & Certifications

  • Driver's License Required

Other Physical Demands

  • Must be able to respond to Company emergencies by performing a System Emergency Assignment to restore service to our customers.
  • Must be willing to travel inside and outside the Company service territory as needed.

Technical Difficulty Statement

Equal Opportunity Employer

  • Consolidated Edison Company of New York, Inc. (Con Edison), Orange & Rockland Utilities (O&R), and Consolidated Edison Transmission (CET) are equal opportunity employers. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment and will not be discriminated against on the basis of the individual’s actual or perceived disability, protected veteran status, race, color, creed, religion, sex, age, national origin, gender, gender identity, gender expression, genetic information, marital status, sexual orientation, citizenship, domestic violence victim status, or any other actual or perceived status protected by law.