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Project Manager (Senior/Mid-Level) - Portland, OR - # 49520

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Date: Apr 9, 2019

Location: Portland, OR, US, 97232

Company: PacifiCorp

General Purpose

Under general supervision, manages moderately complex projects/assignments with a considerable corporate and/or business unit impact.   Provides analysis and feasibility studies, establishes project goals, negotiates timelines/schedules, and develops project plans

Responsibilities

Responsibilities of the Mid-Level position include the following:

  • Manage moderately complex projects, research, track, and report on initiatives.
  • Ensure that deliverables are completed in accordance to the PacifiCorp Project Goverance and Standards.
  • Analyze, recommend and/or implement technical, procedure and process enhancements.
  • Communicate project objectives, parameters, status, and outcomes. Manage client expectations.
  • Analyze and evaluate skills to define critical tasks.
  • Monitor and maintain project budgets.
  • Evaluate and establish project goals, develop project plans, negotiate timelines and schedules and monitor progress against plan.
  • Participate with PacifiCorp Procurement in Vendor/Client negotiations
  • Manage interactive between customers and the project team
  • Support the integration and change between the business units and technical support staff as it relates to the SAP environment.
  • Facilitate team efforts, provide guidance and direction to team members, and communicate project objectives, parameters, status, and outcomes.

In addition to the above, the Responsibilities of the Senior Level position include the following:

  • 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.
  • 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.

Requirements

Requirements for the Mid-Level position include the following:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Business; or the equivalent combination of education.
  • A minimum of three years experience in project management.
  • Analytical and evaluation skills to define critical tasks, establish sequence of events, identify individuals/teams, timelines, and outcomes, and product project plans.
  • Project management skills to develop and monitor work agreements and budgets, determine specifications, schedules, timelines, and define deliverables.
  • Interpersonal and communication skills to facilitate team efforts, provide guidance and direction to team members, and communicate project objectives, parameters, status, and outcomes.
  • Financial modeling to quantify costs and benefits of projects and to track and maintain outcomes.
  • Knowledge of project management techniques, the Company’s business, applicable policies, procedures, and practices, and federal, state, and local laws.

In addition to the above, requirements for the Senior-Level position include the following:

  • Five years related professional experience.
  • Previous experience leading complex project teams or in a leadership role.
  • 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.
  • Expertise in the use of technical applications, software, and tools

Preference will be given to candidates who have the following:

  • 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

Primary Location: Portland

PacifiCorp 

Department: Pacific Power

Schedule: FULLTIME

Personnel Subarea: Exempt

Hiring Range: 76,500.00 - 107,300.00

 

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, ERP, Manager, Procurement, SAP, Technology, Management, Operations