Project Manager – Information Systems

Vermont Electric Power Company

Why you should join our team
Manages the successful execution of Information Technology projects in accordance with the project scope schedule and budget. Plans, budgets, documents, oversees and leads various projects from conception through completion. Represents the company in the interaction with stakeholders, including state and federal regulatory staff, members of the public, landowners, and distribution utility staff. Provide reports to management, as well as the VELCO Board of Directors on the status of project efforts.

How you will make an impact
• Lead project planning sessions.
• Coordinate internal and external resources.
• Manage project progress and adapt work as required.
• Ensure projects meet deadlines.
• Manage project costs according to budgets.
• Manage relationships with stakeholders.
• Manage the development of bidding documents including Requests for Proposals, evaluations and internal Challenge Board requests.
• Develop, sign off and oversee contracts for both materials and services.
• Develop outage schedules when necessary.
• Monitor the performance of staff and contractors to ensure the successful performance of work in accordance with project plans and company requirements.
• Collaborate with system engineers and software architects to develop products cohesive with the VELCO environment.
• Manage risk mitigation and escalation requirements with project team and leadership
• In conjunction with functional group managers, strategically develop work plans priorities and schedules to effectively manage resources necessary for the execution of projects.
• Develop annual capital budgets, analyze financial results and update quarterly forecasts for all assigned projects.
• Provide written and oral testimony during the application and formal proceedings necessary to receive a Certificate of Public Good under VT Section 248.
• Develop commissioning plans and execution according to established processes.
• Participate on strategic teams in alignment with company core behaviors.
• Actively support the company’s strategic initiatives in support of the company’s mission and vision.
• Perform other duties as assigned.

Education & Training

• A Bachelor’s degree in Project Management, Computer Sciences, Software Engineering, Business Administration, or similar field is preferred.
• Project Management Professional (PMP) certification is preferred.
• 3 years of experience managing Information Technology projects, personnel management, and budgeting.
• 3 years of experience managing Information Technology projects using Agile project management methodology
• Superior written and verbal communication skills.
• Excellent organizational skills and attention to detail.
• Excellent time management skills with a proven ability to meet deadlines.
• Excellent skills with Microsoft suite.
• Strong understanding of project management practices as well as utility infrastructure projects.
• Strong conflict resolution and negotiation skills.
• Ability to scope, plan, budget and execute work.
• Ability to be both creative and analytical.
• Extremely detail-oriented and accurate.

Physical/Mental Demands
• Prolonged periods sitting at a desk and working on a computer.
• Must be able to lift up to 15 pounds at times.
• Must be able to travel to various project sites.
• Must be able to access and navigate job sites and construction areas.
• Must maintain a valid driver’s license.

Important Considerations

Must be able to perform typical administrative functions which may involve long periods of keyboarding and periodically of scanning, filing, copying, etc.

Must be able to maintain fast pace while completing complex work, in potentially emotionally- fraught situations, with competing priorities, within tight timelines and with frequent interruptions.

Must be able to work additional hours when necessary.

Must be able to maintain confidentiality of information.

VELCO is an Equal Employment Opportunity & Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or status as a protected veteran.

Starting pay will be determined at the time of offer based on the experience, education, and training of the successful candidate.

Eligible applicants must be authorized to work in the United States.

VELCO is handling all aspects of talent acquisition internally and will not engage the services of third-party staffing agencies, recruiters, or headhunters. We kindly request that these entities refrain from contacting us.

Any offer of employment will be contingent upon successful reference check, background check, physical examination, drug screening, and documentation of Covid-19 vaccination unless candidate qualifies for a vaccine exemption.

VELCO’s headquarters are located in Rutland, Vermont. This is a hybrid position and the expectation is that the incumbent will spend at least two days per week onsite and more as needed.

If you need an accommodation as part of the application or interview process please reach out.

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Job Info

Location: Pinnacle Ridge Rd, North Carolina 27603, USA
Category: Computer/Electronics
Employment Type: Full Time
Posted: Mar 12, 2024
Deadline: Open Until Filled