Operations Project Manager

Energy Solutions Oakland, CA
Founded in 1995, Energy Solutions is an employee owned energy efficiency and demand management engineering, program design and implementation consulting firm. Our mission is to create large-scale environmental impacts for our clients by implementing market-based solutions and developing policies that contribute to these goals. We foster this mission by retaining a talented and committed team, providing a stimulating, healthy and participatory workplace, and emphasizing creative new approaches that maximize the value of our services. With 100+ staff, we are honored to serve a diverse range of utility, public agency, commercial and industrial clients.

We are looking to fill an Operations Project Manager position in our Oakland office. Operations Associates focus on the operational aspects of Energy Solutions business, freeing consulting staff up to concentrate on clients and projects. Regular job duties include monitoring budgets, tracking deadlines, and communicating with and collecting information from staff. At the direction of senior Operations staff and the Director of their assigned department, Operations Associates support efforts to define, document and improve business processes. Operations staff develop an in-depth understanding of the Companys time tracking and project management software to support consultants on a daily basis. Operations Associates work with large amounts of spreadsheet data to generate reports and import files. Operations Associates manage team meetings in their department, preparing agenda, assisting presenters, running teleconference, setting up A/V equipment, taking minutes, etc. Operations Associates support client programs in their assigned department, which may include providing first-level support to clients, administrative duties, et al.

Daily responsibilities include but are not limited to:

* Managing operations and client project budgets

* Workload and revenue forecasting

* Developing project plans and ensuring that plans are carried out on schedule

* Research (researching tools to aid in the improvement of organizational effectiveness)

* Regular interaction with senior level staff

* Monitoring and communicating the progress of operations projects to senior level staff members

* Developing and presenting operational analyses

* Train other staff members on operational systems, tools, processes and procedures

* Assisting in the development of proposals and taking responsibility for operational requirements of

* proposals

Minimum qualifications:

* A BA or BS degree and 0-2 years of administrative experience in a fast paced office setting

* Advanced understanding of Microsoft Office products, particularly Excel

* Passion for working with, organizing, and interpreting large amounts of data

* Strong interpersonal and written communication skills

* Excellent time management and multi-tasking skills

Our BART-accessible office is located in downtown Oakland, California. Compensation is commensurate with experience and includes a generous retirement package. Energy Solutions provides an excellent benefits package including medical, dental and vision insurance, other pre-tax contribution plans and an Employee Stock Ownership Plan (ESOP). To apply for this position please visit