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Strategy Project Manager


White Plains, NY, US


The Strategy Project Manager works closely with senior members of the organization on a variety of projects to advance NYPA’s strategic vision. Projects will focus on various areas of the energy value stream covering generation, transmission, distribution, and the customer.


Initiatives that the Strategy Project Manager will be involved in shaping, leading, and delivering, include:

  • energy landscape change impact analysis on NYPA's business,
  • the development of strategies to pursue new opportunities / mitigate risks in the marketplace, and
  • projects that support the effective transformation of NYPA into a leading utility of the future.

The Strategy Project Manager is expected to be well-organized, exhibit a keen attention to detail, and display a passion for looking ways to optimize the process of gathering data, reporting, and recommending improvements where needed.


  • Understand the implication of various regulatory standards/policies being issued at both the federal and state level, upon NYPA’s strategic vision and ongoing activities. Examples include, but are not limited to the Clean Power Plan, State Energy Plan, Clean Energy Standard, Net Metering and other renewables related matters, carbon taxes, etc.
  • Understand the energy marketplace, and regulations referenced above, to identify opportunities for NYPA to deliver projects that advance NYPA’s strategic vision and / or the broader state energy vision.
  • Manage the entire project lifecycle under the guidance of the Vice President of Strategy: leverage problem-solving skills to identify key issues/questions at the beginning of a project and develop an appropriate work plan, including project scope, timelines, specific analyses to be completed, and assign individual responsibilities.
  • Coordinate work of cross-departmental teams to ensure project objectives are achieved and timelines are met; conduct research, financial modeling, data gathering and analysis.
  • Effectively communicate key project findings and recommendations to various audiences (e.g., senior NYPA staff, internal and external stakeholders, etc.) by creating and delivering presentations.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

  • Experience in management consulting or other similar strategic planning in a demanding analytic environment
  • Demonstrated interest or experience in renewable energy/utilities, economic development, and/or public policy issues is strongly preferred
  • Experience leading engagements across various business functions including Operations, IT, Legal, Procurement
  • Proven ability to develop and execute project plans, governance models, deliverable schedules, as well as proactively identify risks, issues and challenges to mitigate in an effective manner
  • Understanding of strategy, operations, and management across business functions in order to have a broad understanding of risk and compliance management
  • Strong quantitative skills (MS Excel) in financial modelling, business case development, etc. Must be able to identify and address data quality gaps, and ensure that data is utilized effectively
  • Strong demonstrated written and oral communications and presentation skills utilizing MS PowerPoint and MS Word
  • Ability to 'set up the problem', manage projects against tight timelines, and work well in teams
  • Ability to look at the big picture and search for insightful, creative solutions
  • Ability to prioritize among competing needs and opportunities
  • Enterprising, resourceful, and results oriented
  • Pro-active, collaborative and strategic

Education, Experience and Certifications

  • Bachelor’s degree required (preferably in Business/Economics, Engineering, Environmental Science, Policy, or other related/applicable discipline)
  • Minimum 2 years of experience in management consulting or other similar strategic planning, in a demanding analytic environment

Physical Requirements

  • 25% travel within NYS may be required


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