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Senior Project Manager (Portland, Oregon) #107703

Date: Mar 19, 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

Manages the development and implementation of projects by providing strategic direction to a team responsible for project development including design, analysis, feasibility studies, budget and schedule. Establishes project goals, negotiates timelines/schedules, and develops project plans.


  • Promote a customer first culture and commit to delivering outstanding results for customers.
  • Manage one or more highly complex projects, research, track, and report on initiatives.
  • Ensure that deliverables are completed in accordance to the PacifiCorp Project Governance and Standards.
  • Develop and implement projects by providing strategic direction to a team.  
  • Appoint Work Stream leaders (when necessary) to manage significant subsets of projects.
  • Analyze and evaluate skills to define critical tasks. 
  • Recommend project plans, timelines, and budgets to management, and monitor progress against plan.
  • Evaluate and establish project goals, develop project plans, and negotiate timelines and schedules.
  • Communicate project objectives, parameters, status, and outcomes.  Manage client expectations.
  • Develop effective communication plans and implementation plans to ensure that deliverables from significant programs and initiatives are sustainable within the organization. 
  • Develop financial documents for all aspects of budget reporting.
  • Oversee the budget development and coordinate budget activities with various groups.
  • Participate with Procurement in Vendor/Client negotiations as a driver and facilitator.
  • Manage any vendor staff performing work on the project.
  • Facilitate the integration and change between the business units and technical support staff as it relates to the SAP environment.
  • Collaborate with plant personnel and other staff to provide input and technical services in the development and execution of the project.


  • Bachelor’s Degree in Business or Engineering; or the equivalent combination of education.
  • Five years related professional experience. 
  • Previous experience leading complex project teams or in a leadership role.
  • Analytical and evaluation skills to define critical tasks, establish sequence of events, identify individuals/teams, timelines and outcomes and to produce project plans.
  • Project management skills to develop and monitor work agreements and budgets, determine specifications, schedules, timelines, and define deliverables. 
  • Advanced communication and interpersonal skills to interface with team members and customers to promote positive customer outcomes.
  • Interpersonal and communication skills to facilitate team efforts, provide guidance and direction to team members. 
  • Financial modeling to quantify costs and benefits of projects and to track and maintain project budgets.
  • Knowledge of project management techniques, the company’s business, applicable policies, procedures, and practices, and federal, state, and local laws.
  • Expertise in the use of technical applications, software, and tools. 


•    Knowledge of all environmental regulations: NEPA, EIS, EA, SHPO, and Corp of Engineers. 
•    PMP Certification.
•    Working knowledge of SAP in cost tracking and forecasting.
•    Utility Industry experience.

Additional Information

Req Id: 107703
Company Code: PacifiCorp 
Primary Location: PORTLAND
Department: Rocky Mountain Power
Schedule: FT
Personnel Subarea: Exempt
Hiring Range: 95,800 - 112,700 

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


At PacifiCorp, we encourage everyone to work together. We embrace diversity and value the distinct perspectives of all our employees. We strive to cultivate a workplace that connects each employee to the organization and enables all individuals to participate and contribute to their full potential.  


It is PacifiCorp's policy to provide and promote equal employment opportunity to all employees and applicants in accordance with local, state and federal laws and regulations governing personnel activities. In accordance with federal guidelines, PacifiCorp is committed to a program of affirmative action. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, disability, veteran status, national origin, sexual orientation or gender identity.


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


Nearest Major Market: Portland Oregon

Career Segment: Project Manager, Financial, Equity, Procurement, ERP, Technology, Finance, Operations