System One Services Project Manager in Amarillo, Texas
Project ManagerAmarillo, Texas
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Compensation Range:64.50 - 69.50 Per Hour
System One is currently seeking aProject Manageron a 12 month contract for a major utility located in Amarillo, TX.
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.
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
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