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NORTHWESTERN ENERGY Manager Electric Transmission Developmen in BOZEMAN, Montana

Butte is preferred location, but will consider Billings, Bozeman, Great Falls, Helena or Missoula.


  • Bachelor's Degree in business, finance, engineering or related experience
  • Demonstrated progressive business acumen skills
  • Strong computer, interpersonal, oral and written communication skills
  • Experience in electric transmission business or project development
  • Ability to deliver on strategic objectives and tariff or proforma requirements
  • Knowledge in FERC regulatory provisions and requirements
  • Highly motived, excellent organizational skills and ability to handle multiple conflicting tasks and demands
  • Ability to effectively lead diverse teams and manage conflicting schedules and priorities
  • Valid Drivers License and satisfactory driving record
  • Ability to demonstrate the physical, perceptual, and mental abilities required to perform the job
  • Ability to spend time in the office and in field environment with exposure to all field hazards and weather
  • Ability to travel up to 25% of the time and extended overnight hours may be required
  • Ability to occasionally lift up to 25 pounds
  • Ability to pass an employment physical, a drug test and a background check


  • Demonstrate leadership consistent with NorthWestern Energy's code, values, policies, processes and controls
  • Utilize effective management practices to maintain employee engagement and productivity
  • Assemble and lead internal cross functional, multi-disciplined teams through multiple solicitation and key processes
  • Lead and seek strategic development opportunities and initiatives to support NorthWestern Energy's electric transmission capacity vision and objectives
  • Compile and write business reports, presentations, and other initiative materials
  • Coordinate and collaborate with other functional areas to plan and successfully execute company objectives
  • Translate company financial, commercial, risk management, technical and operating goals into effective business strategic and objectives
  • Develop and maintain effective relationships with internal stakeholders and external strategic partners
  • Provide periodic updates to and interact with senior management
  • Build and maintain effective working relationships with direct reports and other department leadership
  • Adhere to company safety standards and the Code of Business Conduct & Ethics
  • Ensure all actions are consistent with NorthWestern Energy's values, mission, and strategic business objectives

Full-time position.

$108,400 - $176,400 annually, depending on experience. Benefits include: 401K with company match up to 4% and non-elective contribution up to 7%; healthcare and wellbeing programs, including dental and vision; Health Savings Account (HSA); healthcare and dependent care flexible spending account (FSA); Employee Assistance Programs; Life Insurance; paid time off starting on your first day, plus 11 paid holidays.

Open until filled.