• Operations Manager

    Location US-NJ-Newark
    Requisition ID
    Business Area
    Location Details
    Newark, New Jersey
    Position Type
    Permanent employment
  • Local Unit & Position Description

    DNV GL – Energy division is seeking an Operations Manager to lead an emerging commercial and industrial energy efficiency incentive program for a utility in the Northern New Jersey area. This role requires an experienced professional with strong operational acumen and excellent customer service skills. Part of this role includes the stand up of our office in Newark, NJ.


    Tasks May Include

    • Work closely with utility client to roll out an energy efficiency incentive program for commercial and industrial utility customers
    • Hire, train and supervise administrative, engineering and sales staff to meet energy savings goals within budget
    • Develop and implement an operations strategy that will meet utility defined energy efficiency savings goals
    • Monitor program results including energy savings, quality assurance and develop recommendations to continuously improve the program under ISO 9001 standards
    • Presentations to a variety of stakeholders, including utility customers, trade allies and utility management on program status and/or energy efficient technologies and utility incentives for these technologies
    • Preparation of written reports to utility client
    • The ability to find innovative ways to resolve problems

    Position Qualifications


    • Bachelor’s Degree required; business, engineering or technical discipline preferred
    • Minimum of 6 years of operational or project management experience in a technical environment, preferably in a regulated industry (government and/or utility)
    • Ability to work positively with the wide range of individuals involved in program management
    • Strong communication skills as demonstrated by experience with presentations, papers or other public forums; strong report-writing skills
    • Demonstrated success delivering complex programs within budget
    • Willingness and ability to travel, up to 10% of the time
    • We conduct pre-employment drug and background screening
    • Please submit a Cover letter with your resume

    Desired Qualifications

    • An energy efficiency background with a solid knowledge of energy efficient technologies and practices is strongly preferred.
    • Technical Competencies
      • Knowledge of commercial HVAC, commercial kitchen, and various lighting technologies
      • Solid understanding of Lead Management (CRM) tools and processes
      • Intermediate Excel skills including, pivot tables, simple look ups and graphing
      • Intermediate MS Word skills, including working with document templates
      • Intermediate MS PowerPoint skills
    • General Competencies
      • Provide leadership through setting goals, delegating to utilize employee strength, coaching, and fostering teamwork.
      • Ensure field staff meet program, quality, and services standards, implementing training plans or other measures to ensure that staff is equipped to deliver expected results to our customers.
      • Communicate with impact, authenticity and empathy
      • Proactive in customer follow up and communications
      • Entrepreneurial, sales professional – self-starter and strong time management skills
      • Able to work under tight deadlines
      • Provide logistical support for marketing/sales meetings and events
      • Provide resources and support for Trade Allies, contractors and customers
      • Explain technical information for non-technical audiences


    **Immigration-related benefits (for example, visa sponsorship) are not available for this position**


    Opportunities Beyond Business

    Our mission is to safeguard life, property and the environment. By joining us, you will work towards our meaningful vision: to make a global impact for a safe and sustainable future. DNV GL offers a congenial working environment, competitive salaries, and an exceptional benefits package.


    DNV GL is an Equal Opportunity Employer and gives consideration for employment to qualified applicants without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, national origin, disability or protected veteran status. For more information about your rights under the law, see: http://www1.eeoc.gov/employers/upload/eeoc_self_print_poster.pdf



    Please visit our website at www.dnvgl.com

    Company & Business Area Description

    Driven by our purpose of safeguarding life, property and the environment, DNV GL enables organisations to advance the safety and sustainability of their business. We provide classification and technical assurance along with software and independent expert advisory services to the maritime, oil & gas and energy industries. We also provide certification services to customers across a wide range of industries.


    Combining leading technical and operational expertise, risk methodology and in-depth industry knowledge, DNV GL empowers our customers’ decisions and actions with trust and confidence. We continuously invest in research and collaborative innovation to provide customers and society with operational and technological foresight.


    Originated in 1864, DNV GL operates globally in more than 100 countries with our 15,000 professionals dedicated to helping our customers make the world safer, smarter and greener.


    DNV GL – Energy, with more than 2,300 experts in over 30 countries around the world, is committed to driving the global transition toward a safe, reliable, efficient, and clean energy future. With a heritage of 150 years, we specialize in providing world-class, innovative solutions in the fields of business & technical consultancy, testing, inspections & certification, risk management, and verification.

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