Director of Campus Capital Program

Requisition ID:  7224

Columbus, OH, US, 43210

ENGIE North America is Seeking a Director of Campus Capital Program for an Opportunity located at our Ohio State University location.  The Director formally represents the “Operator” in the day to day management of the “O&M and Capital Program Agreement” with the Concessionaire as well as with the university (end-customer)  and is responsible for the P&L of $50m+ per year business (the campus Capital Improvement program). They ensures the Operator delivers the requirements of the O&M and Capital Program Agreement, and seeks win-win arrangements with the customer to improve the contract to reduce risk and improve earnings. They will lead a functionally diverse team of engineers, project managers, project coordinators, and construction managers, that develops, sells, and executes energy system capital improvement projects at the university campus. They will closely work with, and take direction from the Director of the Central Capital Projects team. 


What you'll do: 

  • Manage the $50m+ per year business 

  • Lead and manage the campus capital projects team to deliver, at a minimum, the business plan capital program in terms of development, sales (approval by the university), and execution (construction and project management) on budget, on time, with successful health, safety, environmental, public relations, and D&I performance

  • Provide leadership and holistic oversight to the capital program to ensure the coordinated development of individual projects to follow the strategic decarbonization plan and avoid conflict 

  • Provide a turnkey service to the Director of Energy Solutions while supporting him/her with stakeholder and customer relations management 

  • Flourish and maintain cooperative and collaborative interaction with various university departments and managers for the long-term success of the Concession Agreement  

  • Under the technical guidance of the Director of Central Capital Projects Team, implement and share best practices and resources 

  • Lead the digital solutions implementation on campuses  

  • Support the academic collaboration part of the Concession Agreement as appropriate 

  • Liaise with ENGIE Labs and import/partner/acquire disruptive and innovative ideas, processes, and products from the university faculty and students into ENGIE businesses 

  • Liaise with ENGIE North America and ENGIE Global IPOS (industrial projects oversight and support) teams 


What you bring:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in engineering, business, or a related field 

  • 10 years of work experience in a related field 

  • Experience in campus energy systems design, development, and construction is a plus 

  • Experience in Public Private Partnership (3p's) is a plus 

  • Hire, retain and develop the campus capital projects team 

  • Meet, at a minimum, and exceed the concession business plan capital project development targets.  Deliver the projects on time, on budget, with successful health, safety, environmental, public relations, and D&I performance

  • Attend internal meetings and conference calls, in person and remotely  

  • Maintain exceptional level of organization and professionalism  

  • Represent ENGIE on campus, adhering and championing campus rules, customs, and practices  

  • Consistently identify challenges and present resolutions, in support of long-term partnership goals 

  • Operate within high-pressure environment of a large university campus 

  • Moderate travel requirements to other ENGIE campuses/offices, conferences


Additional Information / Conditions:

  • Ability to work remotely with necessary telecommunications tools  

  • Ability to communicate effectively, both written and verbally 

  • Ability to handle multiple assignments on a timely basis with a high degree of accuracy. 

  • Ability to travel up to 30% of time 

  • Experience presenting and speaking publicly to senior executives  

  • Experience working within higher education environment preferred 

  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills 

  • Position requires combination of office environment setting and some exposure to outdoor environments

  • Sitting and standing for periods of time, limited amount of climbing and crawling could be required in some circumstances

  • While performing the duties of this job, the employee is sometimes exposed to weather conditions

  • The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate


Work environment characteristics described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job

Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with the needed assistance to perform the essential functions 




ENGIE North America isn’t just participating in the Zero-Carbon Transition, we’re leading it!  Join us as we develop energy that is renewable, efficient, and accessible to everyone. 


Unite with us in leading the transformation of the world of energy!  ENGIE is looking for talented and motivated individuals to create the future of energy and customer solutions.  Join a rewarding and flexible work environment that encourages innovation and creativity to help customers meet their energy challenges today and in the future.  Are you up for the challenge?


At ENGIE, our goal is to support, promote, and thrive on diversity, equity, and inclusion.  We do so for the benefit of our employees, customers, products and services, and community.  ENGIE is proud to be an equal opportunity workplace, and we are firmly committed to creating an equitable and inclusive environment for all employees.


We are committed to providing employees with a work environment free of discrimination and harassment.  All employment decisions at ENGIE are based on business needs, job requirements, and individual qualifications.  ENGIE is committed to providing equal employment opportunities regardless of actual or perceived race, color, creed, religion, national origin, ancestry, citizenship, age, sex or gender (including pregnancy, childbirth, and related medical conditions), gender identity, or gender expression (including transgender status), sexual orientation, marital status, civil union, or domestic partnership status, military service or veteran status, physical or mental disability, protected medical condition, genetic information, or any other legally protected category (referred to as “protected characteristics”) as defined by applicable federal, state or local law in the locations where we operate.


  • Salary Range: $105,910.00 - $270,530.00 annually 
  • Actual salary offered may vary depending on geography, experience, education, internal pay alignment, or other bona fide factors 
  • In addition to salary, this position is eligible for a competitive bonus / incentive plan
  • At ENGIE we understand that benefits matter, we offer competitive benefit options including medical, dental and vision coverage, life insurance, employer paid short-term and long-term disability insurance, paid vacation, holidays, sick leave, parental leave, and a 401(k) Retirement Savings Plan option with a company match
  • More information can be found here: Discover our employee benefits 


ENGIE complies with all federal, state, and local minimum wage laws.  

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Business Unit:  GBU Energy Solutions
Division:  ESI NORTHAM
Legal Entity:  ENGIE North America Inc.
Contract Type:  Permanent
Job Type: 
Professional Experience:  Skilled ( >3 experience <15 years)
Education Level:  Bachelor's Degree

Nearest Major Market: Columbus