Sr. Utility Program Manager Jobs in Millbrae, CA at Stem

Title: Sr. Utility Program Manager

Company: Stem

Location: Millbrae, CA

Salary: $80K — $100K *

Category: Education, Government & Non-Profit

Job Description

Stem creates innovative technology services that transform the way energy is distributed and consumed. Stem’s mission is to build and operate the largest digitally connected energy storage network for our customers. Our world-class analytics will optimize the value of customer’s energy assets and facilitate their participation in energy markets, yielding economic and societal benefits while decarbonizing the grid. We create automated, price-responsive systems that enable C&I customers to predict and control electricity costs and capture savings in a rapidly evolving utility landscape. The Stem system combines predictive analytics and advanced energy storage with a high-fidelity software user interface. By buffering spikes in energy usage, Stem also reduces the impact of the C&I customer on the utility grid and enables better grid citizenship. Through innovation in technology and financing, our goal is to optimize the relationships between energy providers and consumers.

AsSenior Utility Program Manager, you will have responsibilities to build, execute, and measure performance of Stem’s utility contracts and grid services programs. This effort includes project planning, portfolio analysis, contract compliance, risk assessment, reporting, and settlement. You must demonstrate a blend of business, technical, and executional expertise. You will be comfortable working with all departments within the company from Sales to Product Development and Analytics, along with external utility partners. You will report to the Director of Grid Services.

Your responsibilities will include:

Document program requirements and delivery timelines and identify solution gaps

Analyze program risk and design risk mitigation strategies

Collaborate with key internal and external stakeholders to develop and manage program implementation plans

Establish scalable processes for execution on existing utility contracts

Track and coordinate contract compliance efforts across multiple business units

Communicate changes/issues and implement solutions in order to ensure that the project stays on target

Own communication strategies to provide visibility at all levels across the organization

Report performance and revenue for utility programs

Write and perform User Acceptance Testing for new program functionality

Implement quality standards, review project deliverables, and communicate variances accordingly

Support business development and utility sales efforts

Required Skills

Project and program management, with ability to manage and prioritize multiple projects simultaneously

Excellent time management, interpersonal communication, decision-making, and organizational skills

Highly proficient in and able to quickly master new software tools, such as MS Office including Excel, JIRA, Confluence, and Salesforce.

Enthusiasm for working in a fast paced, hard-charging, collaborative environment

Excellent written, verbal, and team collaboration skills

Required Experience

Experience in the energy and utility industry, preferably in demand response or customer programs

Experience in a diverse, multi-stakeholder environment and used to communicating across functional teams and levels.

Experience in project management across software, hardware and firmware and testing components, a plus

Experience in quality assurance methods and test, a plus.

A Bachelor’s or Master’s degree in a technical or business discipline preferred


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