Senior Analyst- FP&A Investment Planning

Avangrid, Inc.

$80K — $100K *

Orange, CT 06477
+ 2 other locations

1w ago


Experience:Not Specified

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Job Description


About AVANGRID: AVANGRID, Inc. (NYSE: AGR) aspires to be the leading sustainable energy company in the United States. Headquartered in Orange, CT with approximately $40 billion in assets and operations in 24 U.S. states, AVANGRID has two primary lines of business: Avangrid Networks and Avangrid Renewables. Avangrid Networks owns eight electric and natural gas utilities, serving more than 3.3 million customers in New York and New England. Avangrid Renewables owns and operates a portfolio of renewable energy generation facilities across the United States. AVANGRID employs approximately 7,000 people and has been recognized by Forbes and Just Capital as one of the 2021 JUST 100 companies - a list of America's best corporate citizens - and was ranked number one within the utility sector for its commitment to the environment and the communities it serves. The company supports the U.N.’s Sustainable Development Goals and was named among the World’s Most Ethical Companies in 2021 for the third consecutive year by the Ethisphere Institute.

Salary Range

NY Only: $80,000- $94,000


Responsible for managing and implementing innovative and commercially focused solutions for leveraging value through strategic sourcing and procurement initiatives. Provide leadership and motivate employees to create a vision, communicate a strategy, and effectively interface with other Company leaders. Establish and direct supplier partnerships, creates and implements cost reduction initiatives.

Manages a team of Buyers and supports affiliate Operating Company critical infrastructure/major projects as the Procurement and Commercial Manager. Manages a team of Buyers in Purchasing that support responsible categories and lends experience and knowledge to assist others in the department and the business. Mentors the Buyers who administer the competitive bidding process for large and complex projects valued at up to several hundred million dollars. Selects suppliers and manages corresponding partnerships for all Avangrid operating companies. Drive cost reduction initiatives, customer service levels, generate reports and other initiatives across the enterprise.


•Manages a team of Buyers who are responsible for administering the tendering process and commercial negotiations.

•Coordinates sourcing team efforts and assist in the development and execution of the strategic sourcing strategy. Responsible for team member development and overall group performance. Institutes programs and measurements to drive increased performance levels.

•Working knowledge of the US and Global Market for services and equipment with proven record negotiating contracts.

•Ability to understand and interpret advanced technical specifications into pricing models and make decisions based on a pool of variables including best available technology at minimum required investment. Leads cross functional sourcing teams through key sourcing steps including demand analysis, supply market analysis, development of competitive bidding documents, quantitative and qualitative evaluation of bids and negotiations. Leads cross-functional teams to drive procurement initiatives and improve bottom line performance. This includes participation in Global teams, RFP’s and initiatives with other affiliate businesses as necessary. Centralizes the procurement function for all affiliates and solicits assistance from subject matter experts and others within the business, as required.

•Participates in the development of annual sourcing performance targets and implement ongoing sourcing programs to meet performance targets. Applies creative new methodologies to the strategic procurement process. Maintains strong relationship between strategic and tactical groups and creates atmosphere conducive to cooperation and success.

•Ability to independently drive the successful implementation of new supply chain/purchasing procedures for the handling of high dollar awards, acting as a change management agent on behalf of the Procurement Organization.

•Experience in executing and developing the Procurement Sourcing Strategies for Critical Equipment and Services for key business areas, leading and coordinating local efforts in the US on behalf of the Global Procurement Organization. Ensure that these strategies capture the best available technology and/or relevant services, while meeting critical internal timelines at the most competitive cost, ensuring compliance with the business needs, internal QHSE (Quality, Health, Safety & Environment), and procurement policies

•Negotiate and award multi-faceted, large and complex, business wide and affiliate specific enterprise contracts to minimize operational, legal and financial risks. Supervise and advise Buyers on Requests for Proposals/quotations/information, bid analysis, tenders, and risk evaluations. Directs supplier negotiations and subsequent agreements. Maintains current and accurate knowledge of commodities and up- to-date cost records for appraisal of procurement and suppliers’ performance. Analyzes trends and assist in strengthening the Company’s competitive position. Establishes and implements development plans for strategic sourcing team members. Coaches and mentors’ employees and recruit new members as necessary. Supports diversity and ESG+F programs and initiatives.

•Develops and presents reports to senior management and corporate Procurement function.

•Excellent communications skills and ability to communicate complex technical and commercial information. The position will interact daily with Directors/Managers, Project Managers, Procurement Officers, Legal and other company leaders located domestically and internationally.

•Ability to support Business Development opportunities in competitive processes through establishing partnerships with strategic suppliers and contractors, providing detail pricing input, identifying efficiencies to reduce cost and negotiating terms and conditions.


  • Be a role model
  • Be agile
  • Collaborate and Share
  • Develop Self & Others
  • Empower to grow
  • Focus to achieve results
  • Technical Skills

Skills and Requirements

•People Management

•Ability to manage, lead and mentor others.

•Ability to identify, foster and grow talent within the organization.

•Define, maintain and grow the department’s deliverables and KPIs.

•Foster a collaborative culture within the team and cross-functionally with stakeholders.

•Category Management - Category expert in the purchasing categories assigned (I.e. electric and gas construction, engineering, poles, vegetation, materials, large equipment, shared services, etc.). Ability to become familiar with the technical specifications of the purchase need, supplier base, market conditions, etc.

•Strong ability to make quick decisions based on facts and data

•Effective at producing and summarizing relevant information to influence top management review and decision making

•Strong interpersonal skills and ability to work across multifunctional teams and with senior management at local and global levels across the organization

•Strong commercial focus.

•Strong customer service orientation.

•Detail-oriented with a focus on fact-finding.

•Able to communicate up and down the organization.

•Consensus-building and influential leadership skills.

•Demonstrated coaching and team development skills.

•Working knowledge of PCs, mainframe applications and spreadsheet applications.

•Experience with Sourcing tools (i.e.: SAP, Ariba, and Supplier Relation Management (SRM)).

•Strong problem solving skills and able to apply problem solving skills in various unique, demanding and stressful situations.

•Strong oral, written, and presentation related communication skills.

•Proficient in Microsoft Office, specifically Excel and other data analysis tools.

•Proficiency in SAP or similar ERP platform.

Mobility Information

Please note that any applicant who is not a citizen of the country of the vacancy will be subject to compliance with the applicable immigration requirements to legally work in that country

Avangrid employees may be assigned a system emergency role and in the event of a system emergency, may be required to work outside of their regular schedule/job duties. This is applicable to employees that will work in Connecticut, Maine, Massachusetts, and New York within AVANGRD Network and Corporate functions. This does not include those that will work for Avangrid Renewables

AVANGRID’s employment practices and policies are geared to hiring a diverse workforce and sustaining an inclusive culture. At AVANGRID we provide fair and equal employment and advancement opportunities for all employees and candidates regardless of race, color, religion, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, disability, protected veteran status or any other status protected by federal, state, or local law.

If you are an individual with a disability or a disabled veteran who is unable to use our online tool to search for or to apply for jobs, you may request a reasonable accommodation by contacting our Human Resources department at.

Avangrid, Inc. is a diversified energy and utility company that operates regulated utilities and electricity generation through two primary lines of business: Avangrid Networks and Avangrid Renewables. Avangrid Networks is comprised of eight electric and natural gas utilities, serving approximately 3.3 million customers in New York and New England. Avangrid Renewables operates more than 7.5 gigawatts of electricity capacity, primarily through wind power, across the United States. The company is committed to providing clean energy and investing in sustainable infrastructure to support the transition to a low-carbon economy.
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