Energy Delivery Project Manager

Michigan, Jackson

Posted: 10/09/2018 Industry: Other (HR, Admin, Mkt, Sales) Job Number: 12211

Our Client, a Public Utility that provides natural gas and electricity to the majority of Michigan s 10 million residents is seeking a talented and self-driven individual for needs serving in the role of Energy Delivery Project Manager.

DUTIES:

Our clients Energy Delivery Project Management organization is responsible for the planning, execution, and delivery of large projects for both low and high-voltage distribution, gas transmission and gas distribution with a particular emphasis on those investments involving large customers, reliability improvements and infrastructure modernization. The team also serves as a resource for providing key project management tools and practices for other Distribution Operations & Engineering and Transmission teams. The team' s success is measured through making and meeting commitments, informing and offering customer options while delivering safe, reliable service in support of the Company' s overall business strategy.
The following key functions make up the Energy Delivery Project Management organization:
Gas Project Management
Electric Project Management
Major Projects
Project Control and Analysis
Special Programs
The EPC Project Manager will:
Plan and manage medium-to-large sized projects of moderate-to high complexity
Ensure project results contribute positive business value
Meet agreed upon scope, cost, schedule and quality objectives
Develop and maintain project plans that provide timely deliverables in order to achieve project objectives
Identify initial risks, issues and constraints impacting project execution
Work collaboratively with other functional areas in the development of project tasks and deliverables ensuring the successful execution of projects
Manage multiple projects at various stages of development concurrently
Facilitate the flow of work during a project to ensure that it conforms to the project plan covering forecasting, scoping, planning, scheduling, execution and closeout
Ensure that team members understand their authority and responsibility regarding their portion of the project
Assume project communication lead role throughout the life cycle of the project
Perform presentations for the Corporate leadership team
Assist in the development of performance metrics and track performance of the projects executed
Identify and recommend new processes, techniques and standards that drive performance and process management
Identify, prioritize and drive the implementation of process enhancements
Validate financial forecasts and provides on-going reconciliation of resources and other related project expenditures
SKILLS:

The selected candidate must have:
5 or more years of engineering/business experience with demonstrated capability to lead medium to large scale projects, simultaneously with multiple small scale projects
Project management skills, including the ability to prioritize work and meet deadlines
Planning, organizational and leadership skills
Communication skills including verbal, written, meeting facilitation and negotiation
Interpersonal skills, including the ability to make effective presentations and communicate technical concepts to non-technical clients
A proven ability to work across departments collaboratively to resolve issues, drive projects to closure, achieve desired results/goals, and/or implement change as needed
A proven ability to quickly earn the trust of sponsors and key stakeholders; mobilize and motivate teams; set direction and approach; resolve conflict; deliver tough messages with grace; execute with limited information and ambiguity
Project Management Professional (PMP) Certification
The following qualifications are preferred, but not required:
Familiarity with electric or gas transmission or distribution infrastructure
Experience leading complex projects, with impacts to large energy customers, municipalities, or agencies
Demonstrated success in identifying and managing risk
Communicating and reporting project status to senior leadership
Individuals must have a valid driver s license and provide their own reliable transportation.

EDUCATION:

A Bachelor of Science in engineering/business from an accredited college or university
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