Project Manager - Emerging Markets

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The Project Manager is responsible for managing the implementation of various Emerging Markets projects and programs within the Innovation and Industry Support Division at MassCEC.  The Project Manager will assist in the development of programs related to MassCEC’s energy storage, clean transportation, grid edge and other emerging markets within clean energy. 

Specifically, the Project Manager will engage with stakeholders to identify gaps and inform program design, research and build awareness and expertise in emerging markets, develop market-need driven solicitations based on data and analysis, manage unsolicited requests, coordinate and participate in review of grant applications and award recommendation process, coordinate grant approval, develop contracts, collect and verify metrics related to grants, work with one or more project administrators, work cross functionally with the Communications, Legal and Finance teams, and evaluate and report on program activities. 

The Project Manager will primarily assist and report to the Director of Emerging Markets. 

Job Duties/Responsibilities: 
  • Participate on teams for the design, implementation and evaluation of projects to support the work of the Innovation & Industry Support Division in growing the Massachusetts clean energy economy. 
  • Project and Program related responsibilities will include:  
    • Managing and carrying out research projects to provide background on potential new programs and projects;
    • Designing and implementing programs or projects as laid out in the budget;
    • Creating and managing timelines for multiple parallel projects;
    • Managing programs with established goals and metrics;
    • Developing solicitations and requests for proposals, coordinate and participate in review of applications, review proposals and applications;
    • Managing contract negotiations;
    • Collecting, evaluating and reporting on project and program metrics; and
    • Assisting with planning and organization of MassCEC-sponsored roundtables and other events managing logistics, planning, identifying/securing speakers and publicity
  • In concert with the Division’s project administrator(s), the Project Manager will:
    • Oversee the review and approval of grantee invoices based upon project deliverables and timeframes;
    • Update staff and supervisors on status of projects and programs;
    • Prepare periodic reports on project activities according to established protocol;
    • Monitor projects to completion;
    • Prepare final project reports according to established protocol;
    • Supporting the Communications division requests on various programs; and
    • Supporting finance and metrics requests on various programs.
  • Supervise a Project Administrator and university student fellow, as necessary
  • Prepare and deliver presentations for internal and external audiences
  • Work with project participants and stakeholders (including business and industry partners and government officials) to foster collaborative working relationships which increase the likelihood of project success
  • Perform additional tasks as may be assigned from time to time by the Emerging Markets Director

The applicant must demonstrate a passion for the areas of energy storage, grid edge, and clean transportation.


  • Bachelor’s Degree from an accredited college or university in science, public policy, environmental  studies, engineering, economics, or other relevant field
  • Advanced degree strongly preferred


  • Five years of experience in relevant positions of increasing responsibility
  • Experience in energy storage is strongly preferred
  • Experience in grid edge, manufacturing or clean transportation is strongly encouraged
  • Demonstrated project management experience, problem-resolution and negotiation skills
  • Demonstrated ability and experience working independently and managing multiple priorities effectively
  • Demonstrated ability and experience working collaboratively in a team environment

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:

  • Excellent interpersonal, communication and presentation skills
  • Excellent quantitative, research and analytical skills
  • Demonstrated understanding of the cleantech industry
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills
  • Excellent PC skills and ability to use related business applications e.g., Excel, PowerPoint, Word, Access, databases, E-mail and Internet
  • Excellent organizational skills
  • Excellent orientation to detail


How to Apply: 

Qualified candidates are encouraged to submit a resume and cover letter through our Online Career CenterOpens a New Window..

Applicants with diverse backgrounds, experiences, ability and perspectives are encouraged to apply.

About the Company: 

The Massachusetts Clean Energy Center (MassCEC), as a quasi-public entity, plays a critical role in fostering the success of our state’s clean energy sector. MassCEC actively supports the Baker-Polito Administration’s commitment to addressing Massachusetts’ energy challenges, maintaining national leadership in clean energy, and meeting the requirements of the Global Warming Solutions Act.

MassCEC undertakes targeted programmatic initiatives to accelerate cost reductions in clean energy, help consumers diversify their energy choices and address evolving energy needs, leverage public and private funds to drive investment into this rapidly-growing sector, and scale-up renewable energy deployment across the state.

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