System One Services Project Manager in Amarillo, Texas

Project ManagerAmarillo, Texas

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Type:Contract

Category:Energy

Compensation Range:64.50 - 69.50 Per Hour

Job ID:127135

Date Posted:03/29/2018

Project Manager

Amarillo, TX

System One is currently seeking aProject Manageron a 12 month contract for a major utility located in Amarillo, TX.

Responsibilities:

  • Provide project management, leadership and coordination for one or more projects or project work streams.

  • Responsible for overall project scope, schedule, cost and risk management.

  • Leads team to achieve approved project scope, develops strategic sequencing and detailed milestone schedules, project-level cost tracking and reconciliation. Coordinates development of detailed cost estimates, schedules and associated project RFP’s, RFQ’s, contracts, etc.

  • Responsible for leading projects through all internal and external processes.

  • Manages the project scope, schedule and closely plans and manages all project costs.

  • Ensures availability or seeks out adequate resources for projects.

  • Prepare and produce project management reports, timelines, budgets, and documentation as guided by project or program manager.

  • Independently manage and build project plan deliverables on smaller projects and contribute to larger projects. Provide tracking of large project plans.

  • Identify plan gaps and develop closure plans.

  • Ensure the successful completion of assigned project deliverables & milestones in a dynamic/complex environment.

  • Assist with management of project financials including budgeting, forecasting, and actuals tracking.

  • Support RFP and contract management processes.

  • Review actuals versus planned budget during project life cycle to identify deviations, research reason for deviation and recommend corrective action.

  • Ensure timely project closure, payment and reconciliation.

  • Define deliverables and required delivery dates.

  • Facilitate the involvement of all key stakeholders in requirements gathering and planning process.

  • Develop solution design that encompasses the entire project scope, and secure all required approvals (internal, external, etc.).

  • Develop viable work plans/WBS, milestone schedules, and project cost/benefit estimates.

Requirements:

  • Minimum 5 years work experience in operations, technology, finance, or comparable function; utility experience preferred

  • BS Engineering, Construction, Business, Information Technology or related field or an equivalent combination of education and experience

  • 3 -5 years’ experience in project management and process improvement; some formal project management training preferred

  • Demonstrated ability to lead and influence others

  • Strong presentation and facilitation skills; excellent written/verbal communications skills required

  • Understanding of core business processes/ industry trends with ability to understand/apply ongoing changes

  • Knowledge of project planning and business need justification process and methodology

  • Ability to adapt to change quickly and work within a diverse, cross-functional team environment

  • Vendor/contract management experience preferred

Duration: 12 months

Location: Amarillo, TX

Rate: $64.50-69.50/hr

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