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Energy Efficiency Program Manager

DNV GL Energy USA, Inc.
Oak Brook, Illinois, United States (on-site)
9 days ago


Are you looking to join a global, growth-oriented company focused on creating a sustainable future for our planet? DNV Energy Services USA, Inc. is seeking an Energy Efficiency Program Manager to join our Program Development and Implementation team, who will manage and build relationships with utility clients and key stakeholders and run the day-to-day operations and program planning.

This role makes you part of the energy and climate solution. With the recent passage of revised energy legislation in Illinois, Energy Efficiency has cemented its place as the cheapest way to reduce greenhouse gas emissions. The Custom program is a critical piece of the utility and DNV portfolio. You will have purview over the work, the team, the outcomes, and client success.

The program manager is responsible for achieving all client goals and budget adherence as well as satisfying internal revenue, profitability, and customer satisfaction metrics. The program manager will act as the primary customer contact for program activities and lead meetings to discuss program performance. Additionally, the program manager will identify program needs and designs innovations or changes to increase efficiency and customer satisfaction. This role will be responsible to identify and develop new business opportunities for future growth.

This position is based out of our Oak Brook, Illinois office.

What You’ll Do

  • Achieve program Incentive and Savings goals
  • Create a collaborative and productive relationship with client Point of Contact
  • Meet compliance requirements of Scope of Work and Contract
  • Ensure a clear understanding of expectations by direct reports
  • Build a robust pipeline of projects
  • Increase Diverse trade ally participation
  • Engage daily with client Point of Contact through all channels
  • Weekly presentation of analysis and program status
  • Monthly presentation of program results to internal and external leadership
  • Prepare slide decks for meetings
  • Provide budgetary guidance to Portfolio Director
  • Manage day to day operations of the program, including
    • managing the program to a set budget and energy savings goal 
    • program analysis and reporting
    • supervision of staff (2-5 FTEs)
    • proactive program planning
    • gather market intelligence
    • ensure correct calculations of energy savings
  • Support project management and quality assurance for client programs
  • Develop or assist with the development of Marketing, Outreach, Engineering and Quality
  • Assurance/Quality Control (QA/QC) plans
  • Support and enforce achievement of plans
  • Lead measure development to expand the program to include more non-lighting measures
  • Participate in Evaluation meetings to discuss and improve Realization Rate and Net to Gross calculations
  • Lead budget and planning activities for subsequent years

Position Qualifications

What is Required

  • The successful candidate will have a track record of successfully managing a complex project/program with set timelines and budgets
  • Bachelor’s degree in Engineering, Business, or any related field preferred
  • Excellent written and verbal English communication skills
  • Strong report-writing and slide deck skills
  • Budget management experience
  • Proficiency with Microsoft Office, including Word, Excel, PowerPoint
  • We conduct pre-employment drug and background screening

What is Preferred

  • 7 years of experience in energy efficient product distribution OR 5 years of experience with energy efficiency programs
  • An energy efficiency background with a solid knowledge of energy efficient technologies and practices is strongly preferred
  • Willingness and ability to travel up to 10% of the time (local travel)

How We Do It

We Care, We Dare, We Share

DNV is a proud equal opportunity employer committed to building an inclusive and diverse workforce. All employment is decided on the basis of qualifications, merit or business need, without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or protected veteran status.

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About DNV

Careers in DNV

DNV is committed to ensuring equal employment opportunity, including providing reasonable accommodations to individuals with a disability. US applicants with a physical or mental disability who require a reasonable accommodation for any part of the application or hiring process may contact the North America Recruitment department ( Information received relating to accommodations will be addressed confidentially.

What We Offer

  • Generous paid time off (vacation, sick days, company holidays, personal days)
  • Multiple Medical and Dental benefit plans to choose from, Vision benefits
  • Spending accounts – FSA, Dependent Care, Commuter Benefits, company-seeded HSA
  • Special programs – Employee Assistance Program, ID theft protection, and accident and critical illness options for you and your family
  • Employer-paid, therapist-led, virtual care services through Talkspace
  • 401(k) with company match
  • Company provided life insurance, short-term, and long-term disability benefits
  • Tuition assistance
  • Consumer discounts and rewards
  • Flexible work schedule with hybrid/remote opportunities
  • Advancement opportunities

**Benefits vary based on position, tenure, location, and employee election**

Company & Business Area Description

DNV is the independent expert in assurance and risk management, operating in more than 100 countries. Through our broad experience and deep expertise, we advance safety and sustainable performance, set industry benchmarks, and inspire and invent solutions.

We provide assurance to the entire energy value chain through our advisory, monitoring, verification, and certification services. As the world's leading resource of independent energy experts and technical advisors, we help industries and governments to navigate the many complexes, interrelated transitions taking place globally and regionally, in the energy industry. We are committed to realizing the goals of the Paris Agreement and support all stakeholders to transition faster to a deeply decarbonized energy system

Job Information

  • Job ID: 65915850
  • Workplace Type: On-Site
  • Location:
    Oak Brook, Illinois, United States
  • Company Name For Job: DNV GL Energy USA, Inc.
  • Position Title: Energy Efficiency Program Manager
  • Job Function: Other

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