Duke Energy Project Manager II in Cincinnati, Ohio

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This position has single point accountability, or can possibly be under the general direction of a Project Director or Senior PM. The Project Manager II (PM-II) position is responsible for the management, or the assistance of managing, all phases of project planning and execution to ensure all project success factors are met, including but not limited to scope, schedule, cost, quality, environmental, safety, communications, security, and integration.

This position typically is assigned to multiple “Green I” or “Green II” projects per the Project Management Center of Excellence Project Profile Matrix. These projects are typically between $5M and $50M with a Low to Moderate level of complexity which may impact the facility or department level within the Company as well as some Senior Management and/or External Agencies. The PM-II serves as the unifying agent providing leadership, management, direction, coordination, and control of the overall project in accordance with the established policies, procedures, systems, and requirements of The Company.

This position is considered a leadership position.

This position requires an independent self-starter with the ability to work in a large matrix organization requiring collaboration with IT/Telecom and business operations to deliver key Telecom solutions for the business. The job will leverage key business support teams including Change Management, Business Process Management, Training and Business PMO/Governance. Strong analytical and technical background is desired. Familiarity with application development and delivery lifecycle is required. The candidate must have Project Management experience in technology deployments from a business perspective. This individual will be responsible for the overall project activities for enterprise systems, ensuring compliance to the GS PMO Governance standards.

Responsibilities for this position include but are not limited to the following

  • Create / Staff / Lead Project Team. Provide leadership, oversight management, delegation, and coordination to the various internal and external organizations that are providing services to the project (development, engineering, project controls, estimating, construction management, supply chain, legal, EHS, QA/QC, operations, communications, regulatory, security, fuels, transmission, etc.). The PM manages all matrixed members of the team on a daily basis and is responsible for interfacing with functional managers of team members, regarding placement, development and conflict resolution.

  • Establish and maintain communications among all project/programs stakeholders. Structure, lead, and/or assist in leading all project related meetings and reports required to ensure open communication between all team members, key stakeholders, and management ( monthly project reviews, kickoff meetings, weekly reports, monthly reports, etc.) and to properly report project status. Assure that Project Plan, all appropriate reports and reporting means are developed and managed according to PMCoE Standards. Present reports to appropriate management / governance team skillfully.

  • Plan the project (s) assigned to, including scope, schedule, cost, safety, and quality aspect of the project. Drive the process of project planning including scope definition, estimating, schedule formation and monitoring, cost control measures, procurement/contracting strategies, equipment selection, vendor selection, start-up and commissioning plans, and integration processes. This includes project planning and execution activities like scope definition, detailed design, construction, start-up and commissioning, turnover to operations, and warranty management.

  • Execute projects according to Plan within designed scope, cost and schedule limits. Includes objectives, stakeholders, scope, roles and responsibilities, assumptions and constraints, deliverables, WBS, schedule, external communication, regulatory strategy, procurement strategy, contractor and supplier strategy, resource plan, budget, lessons learned, risk plan, quality plan, safety plan, environmental plan, security plan, integration plan, data management plan, communications and reporting plan, change management, and project close out.

  • Responsible for leading business integration of projects and work streams

  • Responsible for program implementation ensuring projects and annually funded work streams are stood up and executed according to the standards of Grid Solutions PMO and PMCOE (Project Management Center of Excellence)

Basic/Required Qualifications

  • 4 Year Degree and 5+ years of prior work related experience OR 9+ years of experience in lieu of degree

Desired Qualifications

  • Proficiency to expertise in project management

  • Proficiency to expertise in decision making, critical thinking and problem solving

  • Proficiency to expertise in project related work experience

  • Proficiency to expertise in risk management

  • Proficiency to expertise in project leadership

  • Proficiency to expertise in collaboration

  • Proficiency to expertise in oversight

  • Masters – business (MBA), project management, or equivalent

  • Utility Technical Certifications/Training

  • PMP or CAPM Certification

  • CMII/Construction Certifications

  • Professional Engineer License

  • Construction Management knowledge

  • Experience and comfortable presenting materials to all levels of management

  • IT Systems knowledge

  • Telecommunications knowledge

Travel Requirements

5-15%

Relocation Assistance Provided (as applicable)No

Represented/Union PositionNo

Visa Sponsored PositionNo

Posting Expiration Date

Wednesday, July 25, 2018

All job postings expire at 12:01 AM on the posting expiration date.

Please note that in order to be considered for this position, you must possess all of the basic/required qualifications.

We are one of the largest electric power holding companies in the United States, supplying and delivering electricity to approximately 7.4 million U.S. customers. We have approximately 52,700 megawatts of electric generating capacity in the Carolinas, the Midwest and Florida – and natural gas distribution services serving more than 1.5 million customers in Ohio, Kentucky, Tennessee and the Carolinas. Our commercial and international businesses own and operate diverse power generation assets in North America and Latin America, including a portfolio of renewable energy assets.

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