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JOB TITLE:

Project Manager

JOB TYPE:

Full-time

JOB LOCATION:

Austin Texas United States

JOB DESCRIPTION:

< style=\"margin: 0px;\">Overview

Allied Consultants, Inc.
is an Austin-based firm which has for 31 years been a premier provider of technical and business professionals to clients in Texas.
We are currently seeking an experienced Project Manager to be a key resource on a technical services team.

Allied Consultants offers its family of consultants excellent rates, a local support staff, and an attractive benefits package which includes medical insurance (Allied shares a percentage of the cost), life insurance, a matching 401(k) plan and a cafeteria plan.
Candidates selected for interview will be required to undergo criminal background checks and may be required to complete a drug screen in accordance with Federal and State Law.
Offers of Employment are contingent on a successful background check
Allied Consultants is an equal opportunities employer.

< style=\"margin: 0px;\">Job Responsibilities

Our client is recruiting for a highly experienced and effective project manager to manage projects that directly align with the utility s strategic plan.
This position will report to the Program Manager of Projects and Technologies and will be responsible for end-to-end project completion.
Our client's Projects and Technologies Program is part of the utility s Advanced Grid Technologies group, focused on core and emerging utility technology.
The successful candidate will have exceptional skills in project management and change management with experience managing technology projects, IT/OT systems integration, business process recommendations, project budgets, and deliverables.
The candidate must also exhibit demonstrated success in managing stakeholder relations and working with vendors, consultants, and cross-functional teams.

Essential duties and functions may include the following.
Other related duties may be assigned:

  1. Direct and manage project development from beginning to end, submit proposals, and recommend subsequent budget, scope, and schedule changes and/or contingency plans where necessary
  2. Develop project scope, cost estimates, human resource requirements, work plans, time schedules, communication plans, and make work assignments to meet project or program objectives
  3. When necessary, assist in writing Request For Information/Request for Proposals for external services and business plans for internal executive approval
  4. Develop project plans and associated communications documents, identify and manage project dependencies and critical path, and track and report on project milestones and deliverables
  5. Develop written business requirements and models
  6. Request the resources and participants needed to achieve project goals and where required, from other department managers and participate in the acquisition of required personnel within the City of Austin
  7. Own the business relationship with subject matter experts and their leadership from project kickoff to close out
  8. Direct tasks/work for a project team comprised of subject matter experts from Utility IT, Business, and external vendors
  9. Define the project success criteria and disseminate them to involved parties throughout the project life cycle
  10. Identify, analyze, and create risk-based scenarios to drive project decisions
  11. Effectively communicate project expectations to sponsor, team members, and stakeholders in a timely and clear fashion, and facilitate project management and project status review meetings
  12. Develop successful transition, training plans, and recognition for resources on the project team
  13. Assist in the development of a forecast/project timeline and project plan for achieving utility Grid Modernization goals through FY2024.
Qualifications

Minimum (Required): insert specific minimum skills for this Contract Position)

Years

Skills/Experience

YES

Graduation from an accredited four-year college or university with a degree in Business or Management, Engineering, computer science, computer information

systems, or management information systems

YES

Project Management Professional (PMP) certification from PMI

4-7

Demonstrated experience implementing large-scale IT/OT enterprise application projects

4-7

Experience in systems integration projects

4-7

Demonstrated application of project management techniques, WBS (work breakdown structure) development, and coordination of people and resources

4-7

Proficient in Microsoft Outlook, Excel, Word, Project, PowerPoint, SharePoint, and

Visio, WebEx

4-7

Proficient in change management methodologies

4-7

Proficient in presenting to multiple levels within an organization

Preferred (Optional): insert specific preferred skills for this Contract Position)

Years

Skills/Experience

3

Experience leading projects related to utility design, including but not limited to AutoCAD, distribution design, construction, transmission design, tree trimming work management

3

Experience in developing and managing remote teams

3

Experience with utility business practices and relevant business needs

3

Experience with Software/Firmware Release Management

3

Experience with working with a government entity

Position Details

POSTED:

EMPLOYMENT:

Full-time

SALARY:

60 per year

SNAPRECRUIT ID:

S-1707362036-aac05326eb43186f30644fd2d8be55d3

LOCATION:

Texas United States

CITY:

Austin

Job Origin:

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< style=\"margin: 0px;\">Overview

Allied Consultants, Inc. is an Austin-based firm which has for 31 years been a premier provider of technical and business professionals to clients in Texas. We are currently seeking an experienced Project Manager to be a key resource on a technical services team.

Allied Consultants offers its family of consultants excellent rates, a local support staff, and an attractive benefits package which includes medical insurance (Allied shares a percentage of the cost), life insurance, a matching 401(k) plan and a cafeteria plan. Candidates selected for interview will be required to undergo criminal background checks and may be required to complete a drug screen in accordance with Federal and State Law. Offers of Employment are contingent on a successful background check
Allied Consultants is an equal opportunities employer.

< style=\"margin: 0px;\">Job Responsibilities

Our client is recruiting for a highly experienced and effective project manager to manage projects that directly align with the utility s strategic plan. This position will report to the Program Manager of Projects and Technologies and will be responsible for end-to-end project completion. Our client's Projects and Technologies Program is part of the utility s Advanced Grid Technologies group, focused on core and emerging utility technology. The successful candidate will have exceptional skills in project management and change management with experience managing technology projects, IT/OT systems integration, business process recommendations, project budgets, and deliverables. The candidate must also exhibit demonstrated success in managing stakeholder relations and working with vendors, consultants, and cross-functional teams.

Essential duties and functions may include the following. Other related duties may be assigned:

  1. Direct and manage project development from beginning to end, submit proposals, and recommend subsequent budget, scope, and schedule changes and/or contingency plans where necessary
  2. Develop project scope, cost estimates, human resource requirements, work plans, time schedules, communication plans, and make work assignments to meet project or program objectives
  3. When necessary, assist in writing Request For Information/Request for Proposals for external services and business plans for internal executive approval
  4. Develop project plans and associated communications documents, identify and manage project dependencies and critical path, and track and report on project milestones and deliverables
  5. Develop written business requirements and models
  6. Request the resources and participants needed to achieve project goals and where required, from other department managers and participate in the acquisition of required personnel within the City of Austin
  7. Own the business relationship with subject matter experts and their leadership from project kickoff to close out
  8. Direct tasks/work for a project team comprised of subject matter experts from Utility IT, Business, and external vendors
  9. Define the project success criteria and disseminate them to involved parties throughout the project life cycle
  10. Identify, analyze, and create risk-based scenarios to drive project decisions
  11. Effectively communicate project expectations to sponsor, team members, and stakeholders in a timely and clear fashion, and facilitate project management and project status review meetings
  12. Develop successful transition, training plans, and recognition for resources on the project team
  13. Assist in the development of a forecast/project timeline and project plan for achieving utility Grid Modernization goals through FY2024.
Qualifications

Minimum (Required): insert specific minimum skills for this Contract Position)

Years

Skills/Experience

YES

Graduation from an accredited four-year college or university with a degree in Business or Management, Engineering, computer science, computer information

systems, or management information systems

YES

Project Management Professional (PMP) certification from PMI

4-7

Demonstrated experience implementing large-scale IT/OT enterprise application projects

4-7

Experience in systems integration projects

4-7

Demonstrated application of project management techniques, WBS (work breakdown structure) development, and coordination of people and resources

4-7

Proficient in Microsoft Outlook, Excel, Word, Project, PowerPoint, SharePoint, and

Visio, WebEx

4-7

Proficient in change management methodologies

4-7

Proficient in presenting to multiple levels within an organization

Preferred (Optional): insert specific preferred skills for this Contract Position)

Years

Skills/Experience

3

Experience leading projects related to utility design, including but not limited to AutoCAD, distribution design, construction, transmission design, tree trimming work management

3

Experience in developing and managing remote teams

3

Experience with utility business practices and relevant business needs

3

Experience with Software/Firmware Release Management

3

Experience with working with a government entity


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