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Residential Sector Program Manager

The Consortium for Energy Efficiency (CEE) is seeking an enthusiastic individual to join the residential sector to support advancement of energy efficient and smart home objectives. This work focuses on the adoption of high performing residential products and connected devices to contribute to decarbonization and integrated demand side management (IDSM) goals. The successful candidate will work to develop binational strategies aimed at furthering the vision for an energy efficient, grid-interactive, and interoperable home that provides value to customers and CEE member utilities. Areas of potential in-depth focus include EV’s, battery storage, and crosscutting connected products, such as home energy management systems, advanced controls, and other emerging technologies. This position will also play a strategic management role in the execution and direction of the CEE Integrated Home Competition, which identifies and promotes products that support this vision of a comfortable, convenient, connected home. This role is an exciting opportunity for a motivated individual to be part of an impactful professional nonprofit dedicated to advancing energy efficiency, utility system, and greenhouse gas reduction benefits for lasting public benefit.

Primary Responsibilities 

  • Under the direction of the Residential Sector Lead, support program initiatives for advancing the market of connected and efficient equipment as part of a comprehensive smart home strategy.  
  • Conduct primary and secondary research, data collection, and analysis on topics such as energy savings potential for connected technologies, effective program design and delivery approaches, customer engagement benefits associated with connected capabilities, unique partnerships across industry stakeholders, and market barriers to product adoption.
  • Draft reports, studies, memoranda, position papers and other professionally written deliverables in support of organization and member needs.
  • Prepare agendas and presentations, and assist in facilitation of member meetings, both in-person and via web conference. 
  • Assemble consensus positions to develop recommended strategies for driving the adoption of high performing residential equipment that deliver energy efficiency, load management, and behavioral change benefits.
  • Lead the annual CEE Integrated Home Competition, including facilitating meetings with judges and organizers, securing sponsors, and promoting competition winners both virtually and in-person at events.
  • Other duties as assigned.


  • A master’s degree or bachelor’s and equivalent experience in a relevant field, such as engineering, information technology, cybersecurity, environmental science, building science, data science, or another subject requiring critical thinking and strong analytical capabilities. 
  • Experience with connected and efficient products, demand response functionality in residential end uses, or integrated demand side management is desirable. 
  • Strong organization and time management skills; ability to manage multiple priorities and project deliverables. 
  • Excellent written and oral communication abilities, including aptitude for planning and facilitating discussions 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 capacity to work both independently and as part of a team. 
  • Proficiency with Microsoft Office software (e.g., Word, PowerPoint, Excel).
  • Willingness to travel domestically, averaging approximately one trip per quarter.


Salary commensurate with skills and experience. CEE offers a competitive benefits package including four weeks PTO, 12 paid holidays, health care, life-insurance, and retirement savings. 


Work is done primarily on computers, looking at screens for 6+ hours of the workday. Work is performed in a hybrid model with most employees working primarily remotely with in-office work occurring regularly. Employees are expected to commute to in-person events at the office or in the region as needed, including meetings, events, and in-person training. In-person meetings involve domestic travel and multiple days of moving between meetings at hotels and conference centers.

Office Location

The CEE Office is located at the Ferncroft Corporate Center, 35 Village Rd, Middleton MA, 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 (5 pages maximum) that demonstrates analytical reasoning skills. 


Please send application materials via e-mail to Emma Hanson 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, Residential Sector”.

You must be eligible to work in the United States independent of company sponsorship. CEE is an Equal Opportunity Employer and prohibits discrimination and harassment of any type without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, national origin, disability status, genetics, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state, or local laws.

CEE is a consortium of energy efficiency program administrators who are supported by an energetic, analytic, fun-loving staff. We are passionate about helping our members, who are pursuing their collective interests in credible, verifiable energy efficiency.

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