Website New Hampshire Electric Cooperative, Inc.

Project Coordinator

The Organization

In June 2017, NHEC completed a five-year strategic plan, identifying four areas of strategic focus with actionable goals within those areas which will be completed by the end of 2022.

  • Business Model. NHEC provides superior service to its members, with systems that are sufficiently flexible to capitalize on ongoing changes in technology and programs that enable members to better manage their energy usage and costs and take advantage of other opportunities as they become available in the marketplace.   
  • Voice of the Member. NHEC is a member-driven organization where every employee consistently strives to better understand and meet our members’ expectations and has access to the information necessary to do so.  We are committed to an ongoing dialogue with our members, and we focus intently on making it easy and convenient for our members to interact with us.  As a result, every interaction with NHEC is a delight. 
  • Organizational Effectiveness. NHEC is described by its employees and members as nimble, collaborative, responsive to changes in the industry, constantly learning and having employees who share the drive to achieve the organization’s vision. 
  • Financial Stability. NHEC remains financially strong and has the resources necessary to provide excellent service to our members as the energy industry and related services are transformed.  

The Position

The project manager will join the project management organization and be the primary point of contact for a portfolio of multidisciplinary projects. They will support the organizational strategy through an established project management office, in which project documentation, management, and reporting will be completed using Smarthseet, in accordance with PMP standards. A successful project manager will work closely with colleagues across the organization to deliver projects on time and in scope. This position offers the ability for a virtual work environment, but still requires periodic on-site work in the Plymouth NH area (at least 20% at times). 

Responsibilities

  • Determine and define project scope and objectives
  • Predict and manage resources needed to reach objectives in an efficient manner
  • Develop and manage a detailed project schedule and work plan
  • Analyze technical challenges and create risk assessments
  • Monitor progress and measure performance in order to identify areas for improvement
  • Organize time and resources to manage multiple projects simultaneously

Qualifications

Technical knowledge/skill:

  • Experience working technical projects, such as telecommunications and broadband
  • Proven ability to organize and complete projects according to outlined scope and timeline
  • Proficient with MS Office Suite, especially Teams and Excel
  • Ability to create and maintain relationships with a wide range of stakeholders through video conferences
  • Strong interpersonal skills and extremely resourceful
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills

Education/experience requirement (minimum)

  • BS/BA degree
  • Must be a certified and current Project Management Professional
  • Minimum of 4 years of related experience managing a portfolio of projects full time
  • Electrical company, broadband or telecommunications project management experience highly preferred

Working Conditions:

Assistance with power restoration efforts is required of all employees. It may be required during regular business hours that employees will be assigned functions to support power restoration and for some employees that may be different from their normal duties. In addition, such assistance may require working nights, weekends and holidays which may involve considerable extra hours. In order to meet this working condition, all employees are required to provide a personal phone number where they may be reached after hours. This number will only be used for internal purposes.

NHEC offers an excellent compensation and benefits package.

Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability or protected veteran status.