Senior Project Manager (Efficiency Vermont)

Job Locations US-VT
# of Openings
Project Management


VEIC is a sustainable energy company on a mission to generate the energy solutions the world needs. For over 30 years VEIC has been working with governments, utilities, foundations, and businesses across North America to develop and deploy clean energy services that provide immediate and lasting change. With expertise in energy efficiency, building decarbonization, transportation electrification, and new approaches for a clean and flexible grid, VEIC brings innovative solutions to the market. VEIC is nationally recognized for developing pilots and programs that optimize energy use, reduce energy burdens for low-income customers, and advance new technologies. In addition to our full-service consulting business (Energy Services), VEIC administers three large-scale sustainable energy programs: Efficiency Vermont, Efficiency Smart, and the DC Sustainable Energy Utility (DCSEU). 


Efficiency Vermont is seeking a Senior Project Manager to assist with incoming ARPA funding, as well as Flood Relief Assistance. This position will apply project management, change management, leadership, and facilitation to support the successful management of initiatives and projects aligned with Efficiency Vermont’s Objectives and Key Initiatives (OKIs). Ideal candidates will enjoy engaging work within a non-profit, forward-thinking energy consulting business.


We are committed to building an inclusive work community that 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.


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




  • Continuously demonstrates and role models the highest level of project management skills and applies project management and change management best practices and standards to all projects
  • Leads and manages a variety of complex, cross-organizational projects within EVT to enable the organization’s OKRs.
  • Develops, maintains, and works within a highly effective Project Management framework.
  • Continuously identifies and implements process improvement opportunities, utilizing industry and field best practices.
  • Maintains accountability for ensuring projects are completed on time, on budget, and with a high degree of quality.
  • Assumes responsibility for establishing project plans, milestones, and schedules.
  • Effectively collaborates with key stakeholders and team members to fully understand project needs to establish project deliverables
  • Regularly communicates project status with internal and external stakeholders
  • Coordinates the work of others internally and externally to ensure project goals and milestones are achieved.
  • Mentors staff and provides guidance to others on project management best practices.


  • Strong personal commitment to the mission, vision, goals, and values of VEIC.
  • Bachelor’s degree in business or relevant field, plus at least eight years of professional project management experience, or a combination of education and experience from which comparable knowledge and skills are acquired. Experience working in a regulated utility environment is preferred, but not required.
  • Working towards or having achieved Project Management Professional (PMP) is desired.
  • Demonstrated competence of advanced project management skills and the ability to achieve results both independently and through leading others.
  • Knowledge and understanding of budgeting processes and resource allocation models.
  • Ability to work cross-functionally and engage staff across the organization to support the organization’s goals and mission.
  • Demonstrated ability to be organized, action-oriented, detail-oriented, accurate, and able to handle multiple tasks and competing priorities.
  • Excellent decision-making skills and an understanding of various associated tools and techniques.
  • Proficiency with project management tools and techniques.
  • Flexibility to quickly adapt to new situations, processes, and innovation; ability to adapt style to meet the needs of individuals and/or the organization.
  • Experience in identifying or defining best practices and the ability to leverage these to an organization through documentation, training, and role modeling.
  • Strong interpersonal skills and excellent written and oral communication skills.


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