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Sr Project Manager- Portland, Oregon #105286

Date: Dec 29, 2021

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

Supports new corporate initiatives in the areas of energy efficiency, demand response, electrification, energy storage, renewable energy, and other customer-focused initiatives. Manages the development and implementation of projects by providing strategic direction to a team responsible for project development including planning support, analytics,  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.
  • Support Customer Solutions data and advanced analytics initiatives and projects.
  • Develop and implement projects by providing strategic direction to a team.  
  • 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  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.
  • Collaborate across business units 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.
  • Knowledge of project management techniques, the company’s business, applicable policies, procedures, and practices,  
  • Expertise in the use of technical applications, software, and tools. 


  • Utility Industry experience.
  • Planning and/or engineering experience in the areas of energy efficiency, demand response, electrification, energy storage, renewable energy

Additional Information

Req Id: 105286
Company Code: PacifiCorp 
Primary Location: PORTLAND
Department: Pacific Power
Schedule: FULL TIME
Personnel Subarea: Exempt
Hiring Range: 93,900 - 110,500.00 

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

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

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