We come to work every day to make the world a better place.
About the Organization
people build a better world through efficiency—starting in our own province.
Our role is to inform and motivate Nova Scotians to use less energy, use it
smarter, and enjoy the good things efficiency brings. Not only are we deeply
committed to climate change, but we are also a multi-year winner of Canada's
Greenest Employers and Atlantic Canada’s Top Employers.
Our work has achieved more than $1 billion in
energy savings and contributed over 24% of Nova Scotia’s GHG emission
reductions since 2011. We’re passionate about ensuring that all Nova Scotians have
equal access to our programs and understand that energy efficiency can help
serve our communities and promote a socially equitable energy future. Find out
more about how we are making an impact here: https://www.efficiencyone.ca/impact/
If you want
to be part of an organization that has an ambitious plan to support the
transition to net-zero by 2050, and helps to build a thriving, resilient future
for Nova Scotians - then you belong here!
EfficiencyOne is looking for a Program Manager, (Residential
Behavior) who will manage a Program at EfficiencyOne which will offer participants insights into how much electricity they
are using and offers guidance on ways to reduce their consumption. The Program
Manager is responsible for managing the Residential Behavior program’s operations, including ensuring
that energy savings and participant targets are
met within budget; forecasting and reporting; collaborating with key
partners internally and externally to ensure program success, and supporting
the program’s design and launch. The Program Manager will be
expected to work effectively with partners, program participants, internal
staff, and external stakeholders.
The Program Manager
will function as the project lead within the team assigned to develop the
Residential behavior program. The Program Manager will have overall
responsibility for the detailed development of initial concepts and conducting
pre-implementation development work, supported by other members of the project
team from departments throughout the organization.
A snapshot of what
you will be involved with:
design and development stage, the Program Manager will:
- Develop required
materials, designs, and other infrastructure associated with the pilot launch,
- Communicate design
and schedule risks to the Project Manager as required
- Participate in
procurement activities related to the selection of program vendor, including
developing a scope of work, evaluation, and selection of the successful
At the program delivery stage, following
the design and delivery stage, the Program Manager will:
- Achieve program targets within a given budget
along with providing input to help set realistic program targets
in, and contribute to, corporate initiatives including business planning, work
planning, budgeting, etc.
- Continuously monitor program performance and
adjust to meet targets
- Regularly report program results and status
with respect to targets, including monthly Operations Report,
dashboards/reports, and other reporting as required
- Regularly forecast results based on past and
current program results, existing participant base, and marketing initiatives
- Identify areas for continuous improvement,
including program processes and opportunities to grow and expand E1 services
where possible and in line with business planning
- Understanding of energy
conservation and principles of Demand-side Management
- Experience or knowledge of
social marketing behavior change Past work with developers, building
managers/operators, and/or owners would be considered an asset.
- Experience using data
management systems to track and manage results
commitment to quality and investing in results that add value and drive the
- Excellent interpersonal, oral, and written communication skills and have
- Ability to prioritize deliverables and work
independently or within a team
with and proficiency with all MS Office applications (including Teams)
Experience & Education:
- A bachelor’s
degree, diploma in Engineering
Technology, or equivalent combination of education and work experience
- Other relevant professional
certifications such as Certified Energy Manager, Certified Measurement and
Verification professional would be considered an asset
Why you’ll love working
- A culture that understands there is life outside of work and cares about
- An engaging, fun, and inclusive work environment
- Awesome benefits that start on day one
- Wellness initiatives and fitness challenges
hosted throughout the year
- Hybrid office model with the
opportunity to work remotely
- Corporate gym memberships
- Career growth and professional development opportunities
- Being part of a team and contributing to Nova Scotia’s goal of 2050
What to expect in your
first several weeks on the job:
In the first week, expect to:
- Job shadow other program managers to learn about
their roles and responsibilities.
- Read program materials to get more familiar with
documentation, tools, and processes.
with members of your team and colleagues from across the organization to learn
about your job responsibilities, program targets and history, and overall
- Start performing core duties.
In the first month,
- Perform core duties with moderate support.
development of core program deliverables and reporting; become familiar with
the project plan.
- Establish a performance plan with your
- Continue to learn more about documentation,
tools, and processes.
In the first three
months, expect to:
- Perform core duties with limited support.
significant progress in adherence to the project plan.
on program development progress.
with external partners and stakeholders.
EfficiencyOne is committed to fostering a
culture that is supportive and values others, one that is grounded in diversity
and inclusiveness. We welcome applications from all qualified candidates,
including women, Aboriginal peoples, persons with a disability, racially
visible persons, persons of minority sexual orientations, and gender identities