Program Manager: Smart Homes and Buildings

The Consortium for Energy Efficiency (CEE) is seeking enthusiastic individuals to support North American initiatives for efficiency in residential, commercial, and industrial buildings. These positions address high performing equipment, smart buildings, and IoT platforms that are promoted by integrated demand side management (IDSM) programs administered by leading utilities. Successful candidates will work to assess strategies for the most significant energy users and develop long-term market transformation directives for US and Canadian markets. Areas of potential in-depth focus within a whole home or building context include large loads and systems that are increasingly smart and connected, as well as the energy management services enabled by these technologies.


  • Under direction of the Sector Lead, support business strategies for advancing the market of connected and efficient equipment as part of a comprehensive strategy for smart homes and buildings. Specific areas of concentration may include heating, ventilation, and air conditioning (HVAC), water heating, lighting, and motor systems.
  • Conduct primary and secondary research on topics such as savings potential for emerging technologies, effective program design delivery approaches, opportunities associated with connected capabilities, unique partnerships across industry stakeholders, and market barriers to product adoption.
  • Draft reports, studies, memoranda, position papers and other professional written products in support of organization and member needs.
  • Prepare agendas for and assist the facilitation of member meetings via teleconference, in-person, and online through CEE’s extranet website.
  • Other duties as assigned.


  • A master’s degree or bachelor’s and equivalent experience in a relevant field, such as economics, business, engineering, information technology, environmental studies, statistics, quantitative assessment, building science, or another subject requiring critical thinking and strong analytical capabilities.
  • Strong organization and time management skills; ability to balance multiple priorities and project deliverables.

  • Excellent written and oral communication abilities, including aptitude to facilitate meetings with diverse stakeholders.

  • Demonstrated research and data analysis skills; ability to analyze and synthesize quantitative information for different audiences.

  • Strong people skills, service orientation, and the capacity to work both independently and as part of a team.

  • Proficiency with Microsoft Office software (e.g. Word, PowerPoint, Acrobat, and Excel); preferably comfort with HTML as well.

  • Willingness to travel domestically, averaging approximately one trip per quarter.


Salary commensurate with skills and experience. CEE offers a competitive benefits package.

Office Location

The CEE Office is located at the Ferncroft Corporate Center, 35 Village Rd, Middleton MA. This facility offers many amenities including a full-service cafeteria and a fitness center and is convenient to I-95, Rt. 1, and Rt. 128.

Application Information

Complete applications will be reviewed upon receipt. Please submit the following:

  • Resume
  • Cover letter demonstrating your interest in the position, qualifications, and relevant work experience
  • Writing sample, five pages maximum, that demonstrates analytical reasoning skills


Please send application materials via e-mail to Lisa Tran at, noting the location you found this posting, as well as including the job title and your name in the subject line; for example, “John Smith—Program Manager”.

You must be eligible to work in the United States independent of company sponsorship. CEE is an Equal Opportunity Employer.