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IT Project Manager/ Sr. IT Project Manager, Portland, OR #109713

Date: Mar 18, 2023

Location: PORTLAND, OR, US, 97232

Company: PacifiCorp


PacifiCorp is seeking customer-centric candidates to grow and sustain our commitment to a culture of customer service excellence, environmental sustainability and diversity, equity and inclusion.

General Purpose

Manage the development and implementation of information technology projects and initiatives by providing direction to a team, advice and counsel to management, and communications about expectations for technology delivery, project delivery and IT business delivery to all impacted parties. Lead project development including design, analysis, feasibility studies, budget and schedule. Establish milestones, negotiate timelines and schedules. Review and provide advice on industry direction, long-term strategies, best practices and operational practices to ensure excellent delivery of IT systems to the enterprise. Conduct special studies and analysis, develop alternatives and provide input for leadership decisions. 


•    Lead information technology projects and initiatives. Deliver effective management and oversight of complex technology projects. Deliver IT projects and business solutions in scope, within budget and timely. Exhibit organization, critical thinking and problem-solving skills and abilities.
•    This effort may include scoping, estimating, scheduling, allocating resources, budgeting and monitoring, and balancing client expectations.
•    This effort involves managing risks, adhering to standards, establishing and enacting governance models and policies, and communicating specific and broad implications to teams, stakeholders and steering bodies.
•    This effort involves developing detailed work plans and schedules, and evaluating and defining appropriate ownership responsibilities (RACI) and controls.
•    Provide a balanced outcome for the IT organization, by facilitating and communicating an understandable strategy, process, present and future technical direction, solution effectiveness, budget, governance, delivery constraints, client business requirements and IT operational effectiveness.
•    Proactively understand and communicate operational impacts, stakeholders’ priorities and requirements and manage expectations. Collaborate with and influence other IT groups and all areas affected by projects and initiatives, including end users, clients, vendors, contractors, staff and management, toward completion of technology, project and IT business delivery that meet defined success criteria.
•    Provide strategic advice to and consultation with IT and business partners around governance, technology and project leadership, and implementation of IT business processes. Support software solution inceptions, technical evaluations and reviews as related to technology, project and IT business delivery.
•    Successfully deliver multiple and simultaneous software/infrastructure projects and act as the single point of contact.


•    Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Science, Information Technology, Management, or a related field; or the equivalent combination of education and experience.
•    The IT Project Manager position requires a minimum of five years of related experience resulting in demonstrated skills in project management.
•    Display knowledge of project lifecycles, current system architectures, business processes, technical methodologies, company policies, procedures, practices, and applicable federal, state, and local governmental laws and regulations. Display strong understanding of the Software Development Lifecycle (SDLC) as it relates to successful and compliant implementation of IT solutions. Experience with Waterfall, Agile and Agile Hybrid project delivery.
•    Establish a logical sequence of events and outcomes, and produce serviceable timelines and plans. Anticipate and resolve obstacles before they adversely impact schedules, scopes, budgets or solutions. Strong sense of urgency and ownership in issue resolution. Organize and perform multiple detailed tasks and assignments with frequently changing priorities.
•    Manage competing deadlines, establish goals and prioritize workload in a fast-paced environment. Display project management skills to develop and monitor work agreements and budgets, determine specifications, schedules, timelines, define deliverables and deliver successful initiatives.
•    Understand and utilize financial modeling to quantify costs and benefits. Exhibit highly effective communication and interpersonal skills involving the ability to establish trust, maintain confidence and understand social behavior and interactions at multiple levels.
•    Experience with project management planning, control and defect tracking software such as: Microsoft Project, Azure DevOps and Jira, with a strong preference for experience entering project plans and tracking tasks in Oracle Primavera Cloud (OPC).
•    Perform work with all organizational levels to influence actions and facilitate team efforts, provide guidance and direction to team members and communicate objectives, parameters, statuses and outcomes.
•    Listen and communicate effectively through oral and written means, including communicating instructions and information clearly, concisely and accurately, as well as conveying information through both formal and informal documents.
•    Reconstruct abstract, complex data into coherent and understandable information. Display proficient personal computer use to gather, analyze, summarize and present data accurately. Exhibit highly refined project management and leadership skills.
•    Perform the essential functions of the position, with or without an accommodation.


In addition, the requirements of the Senior IT Project Manager position are:
•    A minimum of eight years of related experience resulting in demonstrated skills in project management.


•    PMP or other professional project management certification. 
•    Working knowledge of the company financial system.
•    General understanding of IT operating and capital investment budgets.

Additional Information

Req Id: 109713
Company Code: Pacificorp
Primary Location: PORTLAND
Department: PacifiCorp Corporate
Schedule: Days
Personnel Subarea: Exempt
Hiring Range: $98,200-$133,000 

This position is eligible for an annual discretionary performance incentive bonus of up to 15.00% of salary.   


Benefits: Health care, retirement, paid time off, tuition assistance, paid short-term and long-term disability, paid bereavement leave. For more information, please visit: 


Employees must be able to perform the essential functions of the position with or without an accommodation.


At PacifiCorp, we celebrate diversity, equity and inclusion. PacifiCorp is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion or religious creed, age, national origin, ancestry, citizenship status (except as required by law), gender (including gender identity and expression), sex (including pregnancy), sexual orientation, genetic information, physical or mental disability, medical condition, veteran or military status, familial or parental status, marital status or any other category protected by applicable local, state or U.S. federal law.


All offers of employment are contingent upon the successful completion of a background check and drug screening.

Nearest Major Market: Portland Oregon

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