Associate Program Manager
EDF Renewables North America, a subsidiary of EDF Renewables, is a leading North American independent power producer boasting over 30 years of experience across a broad spectrum of services. Our mission is to deliver renewable solutions to lead the transition to a sustainable energy future.
Works closely with the Program Manager and the project team on all aspects of the project including contract management, budget, schedule, risks, internal project controls, reporting and interface with some external parties. Responsible for ensuring all contract compliance and adherence to contracting policies.
Responsibilities:Approximately 50% - Project Management:
Coordinate, and follow-up on day to day activities of the project team, such as but not limited to, previous meetings action items closure; answer to notifications; Prepare project progress reports for Senior Management including schedules, cost reports and risk analysis; Participate in development and maintenance of the project documentation, project schedules and the project risk register. Oversee Site Administrative Personnel to maintain all the project’s documentation. Participate in project hand over from Development to Implementation and to Generation. Maybe be assigned to directly manage and responsible for elements of a project (substation, transmission line, complex analysis, etc.). This includes direct management of cross functional teams, budget, schedule responsibilities, and interfacing with external parties;
Approximately 30% - Contract Management:
Support the coordination, redaction and analysis of Request for Proposals (RFP).
Participate or lead in contract negotiations for various contracts (including Balance of Plan (BOP), supply agreement, service agreements, etc.) involving cross functional teams. Participate or lead in change order negotiations; Responsible for contracts review and advise regarding possible changes to future contracts through redline on master contracts templates; Collaborate with Legal Department in claims resolution or litigation; Administer contracts, manage counterparties, and ensure compliance with EDF Renewables, Inc. (EDFR) and the counterparty. Responsible for routing agreements/documents for signatures. Deploy and maintain contracts compliance register; track contractual obligations to satisfactory execution.
Approximately 15% Monitoring & Control:
Maintain a detailed baseline budget set by Program Manager at Notice to Proceed (NTP);
Review and update monthly reports for accuracy and completeness; Collaborate with Department Administrative Personnel to enter purchase requisitions and perform invoice reception in SAP. Prepare project progress reports for Senior Management including schedules, cost reports and risk analysis. Assist in the implementation of EDFR’s health and safety policies.
Approximately 5% - Other duties as assigned.
– Typically requires a bachelor’s degree in business or related field and a minimum of two years of experience in project management of complex projects or equivalent training & or experience required. Applicable experience may include contract management, cost reporting, risk management and schedule monitoring.
PMP certification preferred.
Knowledge of the renewable energy field;
Solid oral and written communication skills;
Proficient with MS Office (Word, Excel, Outlook, PowerPoint), MS Project & SAP; Fluent in English;
Ability to take initiative and work well within a team;
Time management and priority management skills;
Strong analytical skills with attention to details & accuracy.
Physical Requirements & Working Conditions:
Approximately 80% of time is spent in the office environment, utilizing computers (frequent use of various Microsoft software/programs), phones, and general office equipment. Approximately, 20% of time is spent outside of the office visiting vendors’ and/or internal customers’ sites in additional to attending various conferences and meetings.
Reasonable accommodations may be provided by EDF Renewables to enable individuals with disabilities to perform essential functions, as defined per Company policy.
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