Managing Director, Efficiency Vermont

Job Locations US-VT-Winooski
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The Managing Director, Efficiency Vermont is responsible for executive management, leadership, and oversight of Efficiency Vermont service delivery, strategic planning, marketing, policy and regulatory, and public affairs.  The Managing Director, Efficiency Vermont will have primary responsibility for the development, execution, and oversight of agreements with the state of Vermont and will serve to ensure Efficiency Vermont goals and objectives are met.   


We are committed to building a work community that is inclusive and represents a vibrant diversity of background, experience, perspective, and thought. Climate change impacts all of us; however, we are impacted differently based on our identities and experiences. We all deserve a place at the table to make decisions about our collective future – we hope you’ll consider joining us as we work towards our vision for a healthy planet, thriving people, and energy justice. 

Candidates across all markers of identity (age, race, gender, ability, communication style, etc.) are highly encouraged to apply. 



  • Sets the strategic direction set out in the Efficiency Vermont Triennial Plan and Annual Updates. 
  • Establishes and is accountable for achievement of Efficiency Vermont program goals, objectives, milestones, and metrics and leads the development of agreements with the state of Vermont. 
  • Directly supervises, mentors, and leads the Efficiency Vermont Leadership Team, which is responsible for Strategic Direction, Communications, Partner and Customer Engagement, Operations, and Regulatory Affairs. 
  • Directs, manages, and leads Efficiency Vermont staff (both directly and through other supervisors) in all aspects of their work.  
  • Ensures that the mission, products, programs, and services of Efficiency Vermont are consistently presented in a strong, positive way to relevant stakeholders and serves as the official spokesperson for Efficiency Vermont.  
  • Responsible for regular communications with internal and external stakeholder groups.   
  • Primary responsibility for resource allocation decisions for meeting budgets and goals, including the development and execution of annual planning and budgeting processes.  
  • Collaborates with the CEO and the Senior Leadership Team to ensure alignment of Efficiency Vermont’s strategic direction with VEIC’s strategic direction. 
  • Supports activities of other staff, department, and divisions within VEIC as is necessary to accomplish organizational goals and objectives. 
  • Leadership and dedicated commitment to the pursuit of VEIC mission, vision, and core values. 
  • Other duties as assigned.  


  • Strong personal commitment to the mission, vision, goals and values of VEIC. 
  • Master’s degree in business administration or other relevant degree and a minimum of ten years of management experience, including executive leadership, staff supervision, contract management and negotiation, budget management, communications, and the ability to develop and attain goals or a similar combination of education and experience from which comparable knowledge and skills have been acquired.  Minimum of five years of experience in the management and supervision of senior managers focused on operations in a large organization (annual budget of at least $25 million).  
  • Demonstrated ability to manage all aspects of large, complex projects – including leading multiple departments, interacting with clients, maintaining project/program budgets, holding staff accountable to program goals, and overseeing all aspects of project work. 
  • Excellent strategy, analysis, planning, and decision-making experience. 
  • Proven leadership skills in collaborative and team environments.   
  • Exceptional communication skills for public and internal audiences including writing, speaking, and presentation skills, motivational messaging, public relations and media communication skills,  
  • Deep and thorough understanding of quality management, improvement and continuous learning processes, and demonstrated ability to develop and implement systems to improve performance. 
  • Strong skills in interpersonal relations, assessing individual strengths and weakness, political savvy, managerial courage. 
  • Demonstrated ability to be organized, detail-oriented, accurate, and able to handle multiple tasks and competing priorities. 
  • Knowledge of energy efficiency program design and service delivery is preferred.  


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