Prescriptive /Custom Program Lead

Location US-NJ-Newark
Requisition ID
Business Area
Energy Systems
Technical Support
Posting Position Type
Permanent Employee

Local Unit & Position Description

If you are looking to be part of a growing company focused on creating a sustainable future, then look no further. 


DNV - Energy Systems is seeking a Prescriptive /Custom Program Lead to join our Program Development and Implementation (PDI) team. PDI helps commercial and industrial utility customers save energy and money. The successful candidate will possess strong interpersonal and organizational skills and will be responsible for the successful delivery of  a Prescriptive / Custom Incentive program including energy savings and incentive spend goals and leading process improvement efforts for the program. This position is based in our Newark, New Jersey office.


Tasks May Include:

  • Responsible for delivery of program goals and objectives in alignment with Key Performance Indicators (KPIs)
  • Monitor project billing against internal and client budgets, savings goals and resource utilization
  • Gather intelligence and obtain a clear and comprehensive understanding of the client's business issues and challenges
  • Monitor application data entry, database management, database update and maintenance
  • Matrixed management of program support from Outreach, Marketing, Engineering and Administrative teams including
    • Outreach lead generation strategy, staff activity and reporting
    • Trade Ally Program Rules and Processes training and ongoing support
    • Marketing campaigns, collateral and vehicles to program participants
  • Assistance with effective facilitation of team and client meetings, including preparing agendas, taking minutes, tracking action items, and proactively following up on action items
  • Periodically field, log and address email and telephone correspondence calls from customers and contractors
  • Prepare time-sensitive deliverables for program stakeholders

Position Qualifications



  • Associates Degree or higher in Business and 5 years of professional experience in administrative services or sales or related discipline
  • In lieu of degree minimum of 7 years of professional experience in administrative services or sales required
  • Must be able to prioritize and work both independently and as part of a team
  • Excellent communication (both verbal and written), customer service and phone skills, organization, grammar, and spelling skills are essential
  • Ability to work well under pressure in time-critical situations and be productive and self-motivated during slow periods
  • Ability to take and give direction from multiple people and perform varied tasks
  • Excellent organizational skills and attention to detail
  • Strong interpersonal skills with a customer-service attitude and team-oriented spirit
  • Strong knowledge in MS Word, Outlook, Excel, and PowerPoint 
  • Ability to bend, lift, and reach consistent with typical office work
  • We conduct pre-employment drug and background screening

 Preferred Skills

  • Bachelor’s degree in Business or technical discipline
  • Previous experience working with, or for, Utility commercial or industrial EE programs
  • Knowledge of energy savings metrics a plus
  • Some sales experience is highly desired
  • Previous experience with customer relationship manager (CRM) software
  • Previous experience with financial/accounting systems
  • Experience in a continuous improvement environment

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


“The recruitment process for this position will be completed in partnership with the PSE&G Clean Energy Jobs Program. Applications and resumes submitted for this position may be shared with third parties participating in the PSE&G Clean Energy Jobs Program. By submitting your application, you are giving DNV consent to share your application and resume (and all personal information contained therein) with the PSE&G Clean Energy Jobs Program. You may opt out of this process at any time, but please be advised that doing so may impact your candidacy for the 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  offers a congenial working environment, competitive salaries, and an exceptional benefits package.

DNV  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:


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Company & Business Area Description

DNV  is a global quality assurance and risk management company. Driven by our purpose of safeguarding life, property and the environment, we enable our customers to advance the safety and sustainability of their business. Operating in more than 100 countries, our professionals are dedicated to helping customers in the maritime, oil & gas, power and renewables and other industries to make the world safer, smarter and greener.

Equal Opportunity Statement

DNV is an Equal Opportunity Employer and gives consideration for employment to qualified applicants without regard to gender, religion, race, national or ethnic origin, cultural background, social group, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status, age or political opinion. Diversity is fundamental to our culture and we invite you to be part of this diversity!

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