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Senior Energy Efficiency Manager

Breakaway Consultants
Chicago, IL
  • Expired: over a month ago. Applications are no longer accepted.
Job Description

Our client, a growing energy efficiency company, known for their integrity and stewardship, is looking for a Senior Program Manager in the Chicago area.

They provide their utility clients with a wide range of energy-saving and renewable energy solutions. From individual utility customers and construction contractors, to utilities, municipalities, and government bodies, our clients have come to depend on our customized energy efficiency programs to help them to meet their energy saving goals.

The Senior Program Manager position is responsible for providing leadership on one of the energy efficiency programs. In this hands-on management role, you will oversee a large weatherization energy efficiency program and will work closely with both clients and energy professionals to achieve client energy efficiency goals and other program objectives. The Sr. Program Manager will also be working with others who are passionate about energy efficiency and making a positive impact on the industry.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities of Sr. Program Manager:

  • Manage the utility relationship and serve as an advocate for our client
  • Manage multi-million dollar budget to ensure full utilization of funds while meeting or exceeding energy goals
  • Provide administrative services plan to develop customer correspondence and application processing
  • Complete reviews of program applications to ensure adherence to program rules and requirements
  • Sr. Program Manager will develop QA/QC plan to ensure accurate program results and good evaluation results
  • Coordinate with program evaluators to understand evaluation plans and communicate program procedures to staff
  • Manage direct reports and oversee program staff. This includes interviewing, planning, assigning, completing performance evaluations, coaching, mentoring and directing work
  • Oversee contractor partners delivering program energy efficiency retrofits to income qualified participants
  • Responsible for completing quarterly safety QA/QC audits of staff
  • Understand and implement both trade allies and customer outreach/sales.
  • Assist training department with reinforcement of classroom training for all direct reports and field staff
  • Complete pre and/or post site visits as needed
  • Develop and oversee the processing of energy efficiency project paperwork through energy efficiency tracking system
  • Prepare monthly invoices and activity reports as required to the client, partner or Franklin Energy management
  • Incorporate “best practice” methods of energy efficiency program implementation
  • Lead and attend relevant presentations promoting energy efficiency programs

Position Requirements:

Specific Qualification for the Senior Program Manager include:

  • Bachelor’s degree required; advanced degree, preferred. Equivalent work experience may be considered
  • Minimum of 5 years management/supervisory experience including hiring, coaching, performance reviews, and mentoring; Proven leadership abilities in a rapidly changing environment
  • Proficiency in financial management
  • Background in engineering, technology or science and experience in working in a technical environment
  • 3 or more years of experience in managing energy efficiency programs – Preferred
  • Weatherization program experience - Preferred
  • PMP certification - Preferred
  • Experience in lighting, HVAC, and other technologies installed in commercial and industrial applications – Preferred
  • Technical experience in developing and/or reviewing energy savings calculations to determine paybacks and incentive levels for customers – Preferred
  • Sales or business development background-Preferred
  • Detail oriented and have an ability to prioritize work load in a fast paced environment and delegate appropriate work assignments to staff
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office and tracking systems/databases
  • Ability to analyze and interpret data
  • Valid driver’s license and reliable transportation
Company Description
Breakaway Consultants is an executive search firm that represents many industries across the nation.We pride ourselves in finding the rigth fit for employees and employers.

Breakaway Consultants


Chicago, IL



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