Do you enjoy working with a team, being innovative, doing the right thing and having fun? Are you personable, ambitious, sharp as a tack and have a passion for a sustainable energy future? Then Nexant is the place for you.

As a Project Administrator, you will be key to our teams’ success.  You will lead the activities of multiple team members spread across different locations to deliver program services to our client.  This position is located in Richmond, VA to facilitate regular client and subcontractor engagement.  The successful candidate will be comfortable providing leadership to a functionally and geographically diverse team requiring solid organizational and planning skills and attention to detail.

At Nexant, we strive to make a positive impact on the world through energy efficiency and we are committed to a culture of teamwork to do so. Every person is treated with respect and is recognized for their efforts. We are devoted to bringing out the best in each other, contributing to the collective mission, and holding each other accountable. If you want to make a difference, value integrity and providing quality and service beyond expectations, we want to hear from you.

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Account management through regular interactions with the client, including face-to-face meetings.  Goals are to stay abreast of client needs and upcoming changes and to provide visibility into program activities and performance.

  • Coordination of the following components of our services: subcontractor engagement, fieldwork, engineering, software, project reviews, call center and rebate processing, and program performance tracking and reporting.  This position will not directly supervise staff providing these services but will coordinate all efforts to align with client needs and project budgets. Routine meetings with these teams and maintenance of action item lists will be required.

  • Manage program tracking, including, but not limited to, the following: energy savings, incentive spending, inspection quantities and results, breakdowns by subcontractor and building type, special initiatives, and call center performance.

  • Creating documentation detailing business processes supporting the delivery of services.

  • Occasional site visits to projects for either QC or public relations purposes.

  • Public engagement through attendance at stakeholder events typically held monthly and involving presentations and breakout sessions.

  • Other duties as assigned.


  • Bachelor’s degree in business or management preferred.

  • 3-5 years of experience in client engagement and project coordination involving multiple teams.

  • Ability to lead project activities toward established goals, continuously monitoring progress and requesting necessary adjustments.

  • Communication is important for this position!  Much of the work will involve communication, both verbal and written, with various team members.  Communication must be clear, concise, and professional. Recipients must understand what is being discussed and who will be responsible for various action items.  Samples of business-related communications will be requested from applicants.

  • Self-motivation with a willingness to ask for help when needed.  We strive for a collaborative team environment.

  • Demonstrated proficiency in Excel, MS Office Suite, and preferably Google Docs and G Suite.

  • Must be able to pass a criminal and financial background screening.

Salary and Benefits (U.S.) 

Nexant offers competitive salaries based on candidate's qualifications. Nexant also offers three weeks paid vacation per year, eleven paid holidays per year, a 401(k) plan with employee matching funds and an overall comprehensive benefits package. 

About Nexant

Nexant is a globally recognized software, consulting and services leader that provides innovative solutions to utilities, energy enterprises, chemical companies and government entities worldwide. Founded in 2000 and headquartered in San Francisco, Nexant and its 500+ employees work from 32 global offices providing deep technical expertise and regional knowledge to improve customer engagement, boost operational efficiency, reduce costs and achieve superior business results.

Nexant supports clients through four distinct business units: 

  • Nexant Energy Software has developed and commercialized a number of industry-leading software platforms and applications, including Nexant iEnergy®, Nexant Grid360™, and Nexant iHedge®

  • Nexant Utility Services works with clients to drive customer energy savings, ensure cost-effective program design, implementation and management, and promote customer engagement

  • Nexant Energy & Chemicals Advisory provides strategic planning, project development, competitor analysis, market and price forecasting, and NexantThinking™, a subscription program and online product portal .

  • Nexant Government Services assists developing countries with energy sector policies, infrastructure, financing, and access to affordable electricity.

Every day, Nexant employees partner with customers to reimagine the world we live in and create a more sustainable energy tomorrow.

Nexant, Inc. is an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.

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