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Program Manager - Power Networks/Delivery

  • Job type: Permanent
  • Job reference: : BBBH116933
  • Location: USA, Pennsylvania, Reading
  • Sector: Transmission and Distribution, Power
  • Salary: Up to US$241000.00 per annum
  • Date posted: 05/12/2017
Provides direction and management for every phase of a major program to ensure on-schedule completion within or below budget and in accordance with contractual obligations.

The project or program requiring Company representation at this level may be of lesser total installed cost if management determines that it requires an unusual technical or management approach. Prior experience must include significant project management or construction management assignments at the Principal Project Manager level. Experience should also include operations management of personnel and facilities. An opportunity to actually manage a major program is a prerequisite for promotion to this position

Responsibilities:

*Plans, directs, supervises, and controls the execution of all business, technical, fiscal, and administrative functions of the assigned program, project, or subtask. Acts as the Company representative with the customer and selected suppliers during the program execution. Negotiates changes to the scope of work with the customer. Assists business development in understanding customer issues and business plans in order to market and secure new/additional work. Provides internal and external business reporting information including but not limited to accruals, forecasts, and variance reports.
*Establishes the program requirements for all areas of the program, and monitors the draft and final deliverables for adherence to these criteria. Assigns responsibility to executing project plans for key subordinates and assesses how to utilize their qualifications and strengths. Provides input to performance reviews and development plans for subordinates.
*Promotes technical excellence as well as the improvement of the Quality Improvement Process.
*Mobilizes Company resources, through effective liaison with support departments, other offices, or subsidiaries, to create project teams capable of completing effective, quality work. Works with individual lead discipline engineer to develop budgets, schedules and plans for the various elements of a project. Ensures that the project meets or exceeds goals established in these plans.
*Monitors and reports to management on the progress of all project activity within the program, including significant milestones, and any conditions which would affect project cost or schedule.

Requirements:

*BA/BS degree in related field or applicable discipline, or equivalent relevant experience. Typically 15+ years of relevant experience supervisory and/or project management including technical and supervisory experience is preferred. Manages work directly or indirectly through Managers.
*Typically manages multiple, complex projects or programs. This includes major and/or mega projects; or multiple programs across multiple customers.
*Ability to visualize and design new concepts and ideas related to technical/functional projects; Broad knowledge of business operations and ability to implement and sometimes lead organizational change effectively within project scope; Solutions are derived from interpreted and applied general information and consultation with other individuals. Typically manages work directly through project leads or other project managers.

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