Job type: Permanent
Job reference: : BBBH116129
Location: USA, Arizona, Tucson
Sector: Electricity, Utilities
Date posted: 04/12/2017
*Bachelor's Degree in Information Systems Management, Business Administration, Technology Management or related discipline.
*5 - 15 years of successful project management leadership and implementation experience on projects requiring at least six additional project stakeholders.
*At least 3 years of on-the-job accounting or budgeting/cost management responsibilities.
*Knowledge of system development life cycle (SDLC) principles and system development methodology (SDM) demonstrated by successfully taking at least 3 projects through the entire project life cycle.
*Strong knowledge of and practical working experience using Microsoft Project and mainstream Project Portfolio Management (PPM) tools is required. CA Clarity preferred. Knowledge of and practical working experience using Microsoft Project is required.
*Budget knowledge and the ability to facilitate meetings, conduct effective briefings and presentations.
*Ability to communicate with any company executive regarding the status of specific projects, programs, or portfolios.
*Under the general supervision of the IS PMO, manages multiple projects, one larger project, or a program under a project portfolio.
*Must be able to develop internal and external consensus with people who reflect the full range of diversity in the business objectives of the assigned project.
*Responsible for assembling project team, assigning individual responsibilities, identifying appropriate resources needed, and developing schedule to ensure timely completion of the project Manages projects that require budget, resources and functional integration.
*Responsible for preparing project status reports for the Monthly IT Executive Steering Committee. Ensures adherence to quality standards and reviews project deliverables.
*Effective written and oral communication skills and a willingness to learn in a rapidly changing environment.
*A high degree of human relation skills are required to deal with personnel situations and to maintain positive relations with other areas of the company. A confident ability to resolve conflicts and negotiate positive outcomes with multiple parties.
*Project Management Professional (PMP) certification by the Project Management Institute (PMI) is preferred. Certification must be in good standing with PMI.
*A broad utility business experience is highly desirable.
*Prepares the Project Charter whereby the goals, objectives, risks, assumptions, organizational structure, staffing level, team organization, roles and responsibilities, work breakdown structure and deliverables are identified and defined.
*Manages the overall Project and its scheduled activities and ensures that resources are available and channeled to produce the planned deliverables on time and within the approved budget.
*Develops and manages Project Budgets which support the cost-effective implementation of IT strategies, tactics and operating plans.
*Organizes the Project team into appropriate work groups and works closely with the Business Lead, Technical Lead, and Test Lead to support and guide the entire Project team in their effort to achieve its business goals and produce deliverables within the specified time frames and financial constraints.
*Provides coaching and mentoring to project participants and leaders both outside and within the Project Management Office (PMO). Builds, maintains and improves guidance to project managers. Builds and maintains an inventory of project management best practices. (Internal and External).
*Leads or supports interdisciplinary teams in preparing and developing project related documents.
*Conducts stakeholder outreach and communication efforts related to the Project, including conducting Steering Committee meetings, preparing notification letters and other documents and incorporating stakeholder input into the Project's documents.
*Manages and measures Project performance against PMO expectations for Project Team.
*Establishes and implements a Project Communication Plan.
*Generates and maintains Project Status Reports to keep stakeholders informed on a consistent basis.
*Establishes and maintains central project repositories and Web site content for the use of all IS staff and corporate project stakeholders.
*Mediates and promotes problem solving capability and fosters collaboration between Project participants when project issues or problems occur. Customer and service minded on approaching issues.
*Monitors Project Scope and incorporates PMO Change Management process as needed. Ensures an impact analysis of any change request is completed. Ensures change requests with a significant impact on the Project are formally brought forward to the Project Team and Steering Committee for resolution.
*Ensure that the Company's management principles, IS Guiding Principles, policies and programs are consistently practiced and continually support the Affirmative Action Plan.
*Comply with and administer the terms and conditions of the Collective Bargaining Agreement.
*Assume fiduciary responsibility for operating the business and provides recommendations on cost improvement measures.
*Ensure that the Performance Management program is administered uniformly and effectively.
*Knowledge, Skills and Abilities: (Equivalent combination of education and experience may be considered for any of the following.)
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