The Utility Solutions business unit boasts a rock-solid track record of delivering reduced energy consumption on behalf of our utility clients. This business has grown rapidly the last few years and has an extensive network of trusted trade allies, retail partners, manufacturers, measurement and verification partners. This team leverages those relationships to deliver the energy savings or peak power solutions our clients most desire.

As our utility clients gear up their energy efficiency and distributed generation programs, the opportunities are plentiful for making a big impact while we continue to grow Ecos. Our Utility Solutions Team has an immediate need for a Program Manager based out of a home office in the Raleigh-Durham, N.C. area. In this role, you will report to our Senior Manager of Utility Solutions and have the opportunity to have a significant impact on our continued success.

Role Description

In this integral management role, you will be responsible for energy efficiency program and project management, execution and delivery. Your responsibilities will include overseeing all aspects of program management including budget and P&L financial management, meeting milestone delivery deadlines, developing and implementing product marketing activities to maximize ROI of products and services, and internal cross-functional team management.

As Program Manager, you will be in charge of annual revenue and net income goals, as well as developing and maintaining client relationships to increase revenue and program extensions. Additionally, you will be responsible for sustaining and renewing client contracts, and ensuring that products and services provided consistently meet client needs.

In this role, you will be responsible for preparing and presenting white papers, briefs, and presentations on product and service offerings for Ecos. You may also review proposals to determine financial feasibility, labor costs, timelines, funding and staffing requirements to meet business unit and company goals. You will work to ensure the most efficient utilization of financial and labor resources by communicating, coordinating and negotiating with other internal departments (Human Resources, Marketing, Product & Service Innovation, Finance, Origination & Structuring, etc.) on business development activities.

Role Competencies
As our ideal candidate, you possess a Bachelor’s Degree and seven years of relevant experience with at least three years of experience leading, motivating, mentoring and developing teams. Your familiarity with energy efficiency program management, including the concepts, practices and procedures, will aid your success in this role. Additionally, experience in marketing and financial analysis, strategic account management, business development and/or client relationship management is a plus.

As part of our management team, you will be self-directed and able to anticipate challenges within cross-functional, complex structures. Your successful experience developing and implementing processes along with your organizational skills and strong attention to detail enhance your ability to measure and continuously improve quality across all programs. You are proficient with MS Office Suite applications.

Experience in energy efficiency, renewable energy, and/or high-tech is preferred.

Ecos Information
Our salaries are competitive and commensurate with experience. We are a performance-based culture and have a goal-based incentive program and generous employee benefits. Our comprehensive benefit package includes medical, dental, vision insurance, life, AD&D and short-term and long-term disability insurance. We also offer flexible spending accounts and 401(k) with a generous employer match.

To learn more about Ecos and to apply online, please visit our web site.

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Author: Tracey de Morsella (323 Articles)

Tracey de Morsella started her career working as an editor for US Technology Magazine. She used that experience to launch Delaware Valley Network, a publication for professionals in the Greater Philadelphia area. Years later, she used the contacts and resources she acquired to work in executive search specializing in technical and diversity recruitment. She has conducted recruitment training seminars for Wachovia Bank, the Department of Interior and the US Postal Service. During this time, she also created a diversity portal called The Multicultural Advantage and published the Diversity Recruitment Advertising Toolkit, a directory of recruiting resources for human resources professionals. Her career and recruitment articles have appeared in numerous publications and web portals including Woman Engineer Magazine,, Job Search Channel, Workplace Diversity Magazine, Society for Human Resource Management web site, NSBE Engineering Magazine,, and Human Resource Consultants Association Newsletter. Her work with technology professionals drew her to pursuing training and work in web development, which led to a stint at Merrill Lynch as an Intranet Manager. In March, she decided to combine her technical and career management expertise with her passion for the environment, and with her husband, launched The Green Economy Post, a blog providing green career information and covering the impact of the environment, sustainable building, cleantech and renewable energy on the US economy. Her sustainability articles have appeared on Industrial Maintenance & Plant Operation, Chem.Info,FastCompany and CleanTechies.

  • Kathy Bennett

    in the midst of searching online for something else, I ran across your post.

    As a successful sales & marketing executive based in the Raleigh -Durahm region, and currently seeking my LEED certification, your company and needs caught my interest. I’d very much like to speak with someone with Ecos regarding your needs and my related experiences and skills

    Please email me where, when I might contact you.
    Thanks, Kathy