Mid Atlantic Regional Manager

New Ecology, Inc. is seeking candidates for the position of Regional Manager in its Mid Atlantic operations. The Regional Manager leads New Ecology’s Mid Atlantic Team, which has operations from Philadelphia to Washington, D.C. The Regional Manager and will grow New Ecology’s green building, energy efficiency and community engagement work and supervise a growing Mid Atlantic staff.

New Ecology is an innovative, mission-driven, nationally-recognized non-profit corporation. Our core work is providing energy efficiency and green building services that cost-effectively improve the performance, health, and durability of buildings. Our clients are typically owners of affordable housing (with an emphasis on multifamily housing) and community-based assets such as municipal, educational, and arts buildings. Projects include buildings that are being newly constructed, renovated, or are just seeking improved performance.

New Ecology offers competitive salaries with excellent benefits in a collaborative and supportive work environment. Professional development is a priority and we provide financial assistance for training and certifications.

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Expanding our client base by cultivating relationships with building owners, state housing officials, financing agencies, utilities, trade organizations, community groups and others.
  • Managing project managers and other staff who will be responsible for the direct delivery of New Ecology’s green building services and program administration functions in the region.
  • Coordinating with Boston-based staff to address technical issues and staff development.
  • Recruiting and managing a staff capable of providing high quality green building and energy efficiency services.
  • Bottom line management of the division.
  • Participating in the development of a national network of providers of similar services, in conjunction with Elevate Energy and our partner organizations.
  • Overseeing the Energize Delaware Affordable Multifamily Housing Program, which provides. multifamily building owners with technical assistance, incentives, and low-cost financing to help make energy efficiency and renewable energy investments that reduce building operating costs and energy use while improving the living environment for residents.
  • Representing New Ecology at conferences, preparing proposals, performing research, writing case studies, etc.

Qualifications

The ideal candidate is an experienced green building professional that has the entrepreneurial drive to uncover opportunities for business growth to advance the mission of the organization, the supervisory skills needed to manage a professional staff, the financial skills to manage a division and a demonstrated ability to clearly communicate complex ideas and meet client and partner expectations. The candidate should be prepared for increased responsibility in a rapidly growing organization and motivated to innovate to build New Ecology’s services and market presence. New Ecology typically hires multidisciplinary, lifelong learners who naturally seek deeper and deeper understanding of how to bring sustainability to the building and community level, how buildings operate, and how to mobilize financial and technical resources to convince owners and operators to adapt greener practices.

The applicant’s experience and qualifications should include:

  • Experience working in the green building, energy efficiency, affordable housing or community development sectors;
  • Experience successfully managing a division or program budget;
  • Experience supervising professional staff;
  • Demonstrated organizational skills to manage multiple projects and people to meet client expectations;
  • Ability to communicate complex ideas clearly both orally and in writing, and convey the value of sustainable solutions;
  • Experience with a range of writing styles such as informational program reports, project case studies, outreach materials, and proposals for grants or competitive projects;
  • Experience in quality controlling the work of other professionals;
  • Experience interpreting data and financial calculations; and
  • Knowledge of green building rating systems, such as Energy Star, LEED, Enterprise Green Communities, NGBS, and Passive House.

The candidate should have a Bachelor’s Degree and at least 10 years of work experience in a field that emphasizes a multidisciplinary approach to problem-solving, such as sustainability studies, urban planning, business management, or public administration. A Master’s Degree is preferred.

To Apply:
Please submit your cover letter and resume to: careers@newecology.org. Please put “Green Building Regional Manager” in the subject line.

NEI is committed to developing a diverse staff.  We are an Equal Opportunity Employer. Minorities and women are encouraged to apply.

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