Edo PUD Job Opportunity: Director of Utility ProgramsEdo

Posted September 21, 2023

The Opportunity with Edo:

Edo is seeking a Director, Utility Programs to oversee the development and implementation of Edo’s growing business with utility clients, including the Spokane Connected Communities Project, a DOE-funded demand flexibility program with Avista. 

The Director, Utility Programs will be responsible for client management, building a team and developing staff, and overseeing the delivery of a portfolio of utility programs. The ideal candidate has background and experience in the following areas: leadership and management of utility energy efficiency or demand response programs, overseeing a portfolio of multi-year programs and projects with budgets greater than $10M, creative thinking and inventive problem solving with clients, and leading and inspiring a team of people. 

  • Provide leadership of Edo’s utility programs including strategy, implementation, and execution, as we continue to grow and mature our portfolio of utility programs.
  • Responsible for the successful operations delivery and implementation of the Spokane Connected Communities project, including:
    • Serve as the primary point of contact with Avista and DOE clients on program execution, project planning, contract and budgeting issues and other high level client management issues.
    • Main point of contact for subcontractors and key end-users participating in the program.
    • Facilitate the development of efficient processes for program performance; refine and document processes to ensure disciplined, measurable results against program targets.
    • Ensure that staff, partners, and subcontractors have sufficient capacity and resources to effectively implement project activities
    • Lead the project to ensure superior client service, delivery, and position for scale and growth.
    • Represent Edo and the Connected Communities Project at outside meetings, conferences and other client endorsed events.
  • Work closely with the Edo leadership team, including the R&D and Software Development teams, to define and refine the broader demand flexibility operational strategy to enable us to scale at a pace that ensures success.
  • Drive accountability to direct team members and cross-functional departments to streamline utility program delivery and implement best-in-class program portfolio management.
  • Balance being focused on short-term high-priority requirements and taking the time to develop strategic and longer-term thinking to grow Edo’s utility business.
  • Build and develop a team of high performers, including lead technical and program management staff. 

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