Energy Impact Partners
Energy Impact Partners

Innovation Program Manager, Americas New Customer Solutions

Advanced Microgrid Solutions

Advanced Microgrid Solutions

Customer Service, Operations
Houston, TX, USA
Posted on Wednesday, November 1, 2023
About Fluence: Fluence Energy, Inc. (Nasdaq: FLNC) is a global market leader in energy storage products and services, and optimization software for renewables and storage. With a presence in over 47 markets globally, Fluence provides an ecosystem of offerings to drive the clean energy transition, including modular, scalable energy storage products, comprehensive service offerings, and the Fluence IQ Platform, which delivers AI-enabled SaaS products for managing and optimizing renewables and storage from any provider. Fluence is transforming the way we power our world by helping customers create more resilient and sustainable electric grids.
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Location: This role is hybrid in Houston, TX
Fluence is seeking an Innovation Program Manager who will report to the Vice President of New Customer Solutions. This role will lead project management of the evaluation, development, and deployment of new technologies in the Americas region. The Innovation Program Manager will manage the day-to-day aspects of this work while working closely with the Vice President to resolve roadblocks. This is an influential role in a young, dynamic group inside Fluence with opportunity for high individual contribution and impact. The role provides significant opportunity to implement improvements on today’s energy storage systems while also influencing the architecture and operation of future systems.
As an Innovation Program Manager, you will:
•Organize activities, manage schedules, and coordinate work across both internal technical teams as well as external technical partners.
•Guide teams implementing new digital technology solutions at operating energy storage sites.
•Define, plan, and execute next steps including identifying challenges, determining ways to solve them, and tracking progress to resolution.
•Organize and facilitate process forums (e.g., stand-ups, sprint planning).
•Engage with senior Fluence technologists in the evaluation and deployment of new technologies.
•Conduct and present reviews of project-related costs, such as charged time and invoices.
•Produce and present status reports to business and technical leadership.

What will our ideal candidate bring to Fluence?

  • Has a passion for the future of energy storage and a disinterest in the status quo.
  • 3-8 years' experience as a technical program manager
  • A degree in a technical field such as engineering, computer science, or similar.
  • Experience setting up and running agile processes, such as Scrum or Kanban.
  • Desire to apply technical background to the management of complex projects with heavy systems engineering elements.
  • Experience with the Microsoft Office software suite (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, SharePoint).
  • Experience with agile project management software such as Jira.
  • Strong problem resolution and decision-making skills, creative and resourceful, display sound judgment and demonstrate accountability.
  • Ability to work in a time-sensitive and agile growth environment.
  • A collaborative spirit in working across teams and functions.
  • Interest in both the fundamentals of technology as well as adoption of technology by society and industry.
  • Works in a manner consistent with Fluence’s values.
At Fluence we are dedicated to building a diverse, inclusive, and authentic workplace; if you are excited about this role but your past experience doesn't align perfectly with every qualification in the job description, we encourage you to apply!
Unlimited PTO
Medical, Dental, Vision, Life and Pet Insurance
Generous 401K Match
Annual Bonus Incentive
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