Black & Veatch Manager, Customer Utility in Olympia, Washington
Manager, Customer Utility
Date: Nov 16, 2022
Company: Black & Veatch Family of Companies
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Company : Black & Veatch Mgmt Consulting
Req Id : 93082
Opportunity Type : Staff
Relocation eligible : No
Full time/Part time : Full-Time
Project Only Hire : No
Visa Sponsorship Available: Yes
Deliver on Utility Transformation projects primarily focused on Customer Experience, Customer Service and Billing, Advanced Metering Infrastructure, and Operational Technologies. The successful candidate will be well versed in utility Customer Program trends, Customer Engagement and Channel Management, Customer Business Processes, Customer Requirements, Customer trends, Oracle, and other Customer technologies as well as understanding decarbonization and how it impacts the customer space. With proven experience leading customer teams through all phases of the project – analyses, design, build, test, run. Managers are client-facing and expected to lead teams working across project teams and utility organizations. Travel as needed to various client sites.
Responsible for delivering value-driven customer capabilities leading a team, using defined project management methodology including managing expectations within defined scope of the engagement.
Developing deliverables including overall approaches, designs, business processes, strategies, that include Customer Engagement Plan, Cutover Plans, Test plans, Change Management Plan, and delivering as part of a project.
Lead and support business development activities including delivering sales presentations promoting the company’s Customer Capabilities and the value of such capabilities
Develop and manage client relationships
Further extend company’s applicable knowledge base and capabilities by updating best practices to redefine tools and techniques
Outline specific performance measures, targets, and goals to articulate the business case for realized efficiencies or added value
Define competitive advantage and achievable value to the client through use of the strategic change components and metrics
Understanding of the trends in the customer space
Proven delivery capability using defined project management capabilities and teams
Manage, identify, and access risks and issues to properly prioritize and propose solutions; escalate complex issues when necessary
Anticipate and resolve issues
Develop, present, and defend conclusions, recommendations, and implementation plans
Recommend appropriate resources based on the phases of an assignment
Delegates work to assigned team members
5 years of experience focused on Utility Customer Experience, Customer Service and Billing, AMI, and Operational Technologies capabilities
Certified in Oracle CC&B
Experience conducting readiness assessments, evaluate results and present findings
Expertise developing a set of actionable and targeted project plans
Proven ability to be an active and visible coach to junior resources
Experience in other Utility Areas – Infrastructure, Distribution, Work and Asset Management
Bachelor's Degree or relevant work experience. 7+ years experience in a business/consulting environment. All applicants must be able to complete pre-employment onboarding requirements (if selected) which may include any/all of the following: criminal/civil background check, drug screen, and motor vehicle records search, in compliance with any applicable laws and regulations.
Certifications related to area of expertise, where applicable preferred.
Work Environment/Physical Demands
Virtual position based in the United States with the ability to travel up to 50%
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