General Manager, Unregulated Electric Utility

Philadelphia, PA

Posted: 09/25/2023 Industry: General Management Job Number: 24309309

Job Description

Be a part of a historic and evolving neighborhood of Philadelphia through leading operations, capital projects, and strategic planning of their private, unregulated electric grid.

This grid supports over 180+ customer accounts and is part of a greater expansion plan for development that will support over 12, 000 jobs and $6B in investment from the City of Philadelphia. As an experienced utility manager with strong business acumen, you’ ll lead their electric utility division working closely with real estate and site operations teams and reporting to the SVP.

Your Responsibilities:
You will need knowledge of utility tariffs, commodities and distribution systems along with exceptional project management and communication skills to effectively manage the relationships with key stakeholders.

Identifying and advancing sustainability and resiliency solutions will be important in this position.
From an operations standpoint, you’ ll manage the third-party utility operator, procure and manage electricity and natural gas commodity supply and cost, and optimize generation/storage assets to maintain competitive rates.

You’ ll coordinate with the SVP, third party-utility operator, and select customers to develop and manage a fiscally sustainable, phased capital growth program.

You will be tasked with optimizing and managing operating budgets, capital budgets, and monthly reports while overseeing customer billing, tariff, contracts, payables, accounting, and reporting.

Continuously identify and pursue funding opportunities to advance capital programs and adjust grid expansion plan to align with development schedules.
What you Need for Success:

  • Bachelors Degree in Engineering or related.
  • You’ ll need at least 7 years within the utilities industry.
  • Prior experience with financial management, budgeting, and reporting along with direct experience managing consulting teams and large-scale capital projects.

Where You’ ll Be:

  • This position requires at least 3 days per week in office in the South Philadelphia  area.
  • This person must have a Philadelphia primary address or a commitment to relocate in the next 6 months.

Meet Your Recruiter

Peggy Koch
Director, National Recruiter

Peggy is the newest exciting addition to our staff and joined DeBellis, Catherine & Morreale in 2020.  Bringing 15 years of recruiting experience, Peggy brings 20+ years of solid experience to the DCM team!  In addition to her degree in Marketing from SUNY Alfred State, she has a demonstrated history in successful placements in the areas of Marketing, Legal, Human Resources, Medical, Accounting/Finance and Engineering.  Peggy prides herself on working tirelessly to help clients and candidates alike find a great fit for their businesses and careers.  Taking her passion for recruitment outside of the workplace, Peggy has used her volunteer time to speak at local colleges to help student-candidates early on in their careers with critical skills for future success such as guidance on creating a solid resume, conducting a successful job search, and the all-important interview preparation.

 When not working hard recruiting, Peggy enjoys traveling and exploring new places, gardening, and baking.

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