Navigant Consulting Inc Project Employee Associate Director - Puerto Rico Energy Program Communications and Stakeholder Engagement - Multiple Locations in Austin, Texas

Navigant Consulting, Inc. (NYSE: NCI) is a specialized, global professional services firm that helps clients take control of their future. Navigant’s professionals apply deep industry knowledge, substantive technical expertise, and an enterprising approach to help clients build, manage and/or protect their business interests. With a focus on markets and clients facing transformational change and significant regulatory or legal pressures, the Firm primarily serves clients in the healthcare, energy and financial services industries. Across a range of advisory, consulting, outsourcing, and technology/analytics services, Navigant’s practitioners bring sharp insight that pinpoints opportunities and delivers powerful results. More information about Navigant can be found at navigant.com.

With over 600 consultants, Navigant’s global Energy practice is the largest energy management consulting team in the industry. We collaborate with utilities, government and NGOs, industries and large corporations, product manufacturers, and investors to help them thrive in a rapidly changing energy environment. Our clients include the world’s 50 largest electric, water, and gas utilities; the 20 largest independent power generators; and the 20 largest gas distribution and pipeline companies. Navigant’s seasoned professionals and highly skilled specialists form exceptional teams to help clients transform their businesses, manage complexity and accelerate operational performance, meet compliance requirements, and transform systems and governance to address upcoming changes as the energy transformation takes hold.

Navigant was awarded the contract by the Government of Puerto Rico through the Central Office of Recovery, Reconstruction, and Resilience (COR3). Bringing reliable and affordable power to Puerto Rico is critical to the island’s economy and the well-being of its residents. With Navigant’s expertise across power systems generation, T&D, distributed energy resources, and grid modernization, Navigant is uniquely positioned to deliver on key objectives for a more resilient, customer-centric, and sustainable energy system for the people of Puerto Rico.

The candidate can reside in any of the following locations: Coral Gables, FL; Chicago, IL; Austin, TX; Puerto Rico.

  • Lead and Increase Stakeholder Engagement through awareness and transparency of all stakeholders and their roles within specific projects.

  • Develop a stakeholder engagement plan to continuously connect operations and business objectives to the specific requirements for each stakeholder group and client projects.

  • Establish relationships with key stakeholders that meets each requirement and agreed outcomes

  • Maintain stakeholder relationships once established through regular communication activities as identified with each stakeholder

  • Build capacity and knowledge of each key stakeholder to ensure effective communication outcomes by clearly defining lines of communication

  • Communicate with stakeholders to communicate scope, requirement and details to engagement capabilities and identify gaps and weaknesses

  • Identify and understand stakeholder issues, interests, objectives and concerns to determine priorities and best practices.

  • Effectively manage the expectations of stakeholders by being clear about scope and changes within the project.

  • 7-10 years of experience in a fast- paced consulting environment

  • Extensive experience with high-level stakeholder engagement

  • Experienced in working with a people center practice to achieve client outcomes

  • Strong problem solving and analytical skills

  • Project and Program Management experience

  • High level of professional presentation skills

  • Proven professional level capabilities to liase with stake holders

  • BS/BA required/MS/BA preferred

  • PMP Preferred

  • Frequently communicates with clients and coworkers and must be able to share information effectively

  • Strong conceptual, as well as quantitative and qualitative analytical skills

  • Flexibility and responsiveness in managing multiple projects in sometimes high-pressure situations simultaneously

  • Self-motivator with ability to work independently

  • Plan, direct, and coordinate work activities of others

  • Frequently travels by airplane, train or car as necessary to perform work at another location

The company offers competitive compensation packages including an incentive compensation plan, comprehensive medical/dental/life insurance, 401(k) and employee stock purchase plans.

Navigant does not accept unsolicited resumes through or from search firms or staffing agencies. All unsolicited resumes will be considered the property of Navigant and Navigant will not be obligated to pay a placement fee.

Navigant is an Equal Employment Opportunity / Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, national origin, ancestry, citizenship status, military status, protected veteran status, religion, creed, physical or mental disability, medical condition, marital status, sex, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity or expression, age, genetic information, or any other basis protected by law, ordinance, or regulation.

Navigant will consider for employment qualified applicants with criminal histories in a manner consistent with the requirements of applicable law or ordinance including the Fair Chance Ordinance of Los Angeles and San Francisco.