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Senior IT Project Manager - Portland, OR - #49425

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Date: Jun 16, 2019

Location: Portland, OR, US, 97232

Company: PacifiCorp

General Purpose

Manage the development and implementation of Information Technology projects by providing direction to a team responsible for project development including design, analysis, feasibility studies, budget, and schedule. Establishes project milestones, negotiates timelines/schedules, develops project plans, and communicates timely and relevant information.


  • Lead the IT project team to meet identified project success criteria.
  • Manage project phases, and/or entire projects, including scoping, estimating, scheduling, resource allocation, budgeting and monitoring.
  • Successfully deliver multiple and simultaneous software/infrastructure projects and act as the single point of contact.
  • Define project scope and objectives.
  • Evaluate and define appropriate ownership responsibilities for projects.
  • Act as an expert project consultant and provide strategic advice and consultation for the design and implementation of effective IT business processes across the Company. 
  • Interface with all areas affected by the project including end users, computer services, and client services.
  • Manage project budget and ensure proper documentation and controls are in force and effective.
  • Develop detailed work plans, schedules, project estimates, resource plans, and status reports.
  • Manage the integration of vendor tasks, review vendor deliverables and work to mitigate potential risk to the company.
  • Provide effective management and oversee the management of large ($10 million+), complex IT projects.
  • Proactively understand stakeholders’ priorities, requirements, and operational impacts.
  • Proactively manage expectations and actively lead the team towards the successful completion of deliverables within identified business parameters.


  • Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Science, Information Technology, Management, or a related field; or the equivalent combination of education and experience.
  • A minimum of seven years of related experience resulting in demonstrated skills in project management.
  • Analytical and evaluation skills to define critical tasks, establish a logical sequence of events, identify individuals/teams, timelines and outcomes, and to produce project plans.
  • Anticipate and resolve obstacles before they adversely impact schedule, scope, or budget.
  •  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 project budgets.
  • Expertise in 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 (such as Microsoft Project), and other relevant tools.


• PMP or other professional project management certification.

Additional Information

Req Id 49425 

Primary Location: Portland

Department: 00001027 Pacific Power

Schedule: FULLTIME

Personnel Subarea: [[personnelSubarea]]

Hiring Range: 101,300-123,500


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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