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Project Manager - IT

National Grid
Hicksville, NY
  • Job Code
    20172248
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Description: Description National Grid is one of the largest investor-owned energy companies in the world - covering Massachusetts, New York, Rhode Island and the UK. We are at the heart of one of the greatest challenges facing our society, delivering clean energy to support our world long into the future. Every day we work with stakeholders to promote the development and implementation of sustainable, innovative and affordable energy solutions. We Offer Consistent growth potential through company leadership programs Competitive and robust benefits and compensation with Bonus potential Numerous wellness programs and access to on site gym 24/7- depending location A multitude of company endorsed community programs to participate in Access to a full service cafeteria We are currently looking for Innovator leaders that want to be part of an exciting new venture of bringing back IT Projects to the states. This person must be a self-starter, energetic and have a passion for Project Management. Projects can be under 1 MM to well over 5 MM. About the Position: The Project Manager is accountable for working closely with the business and technology to ensure the success of all projects under their supervision. Project manager’s works with the business to firstly build the business case and then plans, executes, and delivers all projects on time, on budget, and within scope in accordance with business priorities.
Position Responsibilities (including but not limited to): Lead and drive internal cross functional teams to meet program deliverables. Manage technical issues, risks and priorities. Perform risk assessment and implement risk mitigation plans. Resolve issues and solve problems throughout the project lifecycle. Create project schedules to identify when each task will be done and by whom. Manage project schedules and lead enforcement of project deadlines in response to the client requirements. Partner with business sponsors to define success metrics and criteria. Proactively identifying resource constraints and working with personnel managers on creative solutions. Manage the unexpected gracefully and effectively. Lead weekly project meetings with technology team providing transparency to task status and identifying issues. Possibly build, lead, and coach multiple project teams throughout project lifecycles. Proactively communicate and collaborate with external and internal customers to analyses needs and requirements. Implementation of projects using the Software Development Lifecycle model. Ensure project documents are complete, current, and stored appropriately. Serve as the conduit and act as liaison between the customers (internal and external), software development team and technical teams. Maintain key relationships with project sponsors to forecast resource needs and communicate those needs to management. Ensure effective cross-functional teamwork among project team members including both internal and external business, IT and vendors. Identify opportunities for improvement and make constructive suggestions for change, work beyond the IT department to further optimize and improve existing process. Build a knowledge base of project types to draw from to optimize processes. Manage software development release cycle; coordinating resources, creating documentation and running release events. Demonstrates the Valued Business Partner capabilities and behaviors in all interactions with IS colleagues, vendors and business stakeholders Monitor project schedule and scope to ensure both remain on track. Initiate and implement appropriate actions. Proactively engage in both quality assurance and risk management activities to ensure project deliverables are met according to both Covance and client requirements. Meet financial performance targets for the assigned projects and proactively manage change control process both internally and externally... .
Qualifications Knowledge & Experience Required: BS in a relevant discipline or, an equivalent combination of education, training, and experience. Five (5) to ten (10) years of professional experience demonstrating responsibility for participating in and/or managing large scale IS projects. Three (3) to five (5) year experience in managing projects using agile methodology and also oversight to external vendors. Seven (7) years of project/program management or project leadership experience and the ability to communicate and work effectively with internal and external customers at all organizational levels. Experience building and managing a project schedule in Microsoft Project or similar project management tool utilizing data-based decision-making (GANTT charts, etc.) Experience managing and performing data center migrations is desired Ability to a lead a large scale projects, including development of plans for scope, timeline, budget, issue management, and managing change Experience conducting and leading team meetings to manage the schedule, identify risks and review project deliverables. Comfortable with frequent changes or unpredictability. Good customer focus, attitude and excellent interpersonal, verbal and written communication skills Excellent interpersonal skills, the ability to manage complex and varied interpersonal relationships to successfully complete projects. Excellent ability to organize time and information to successfully complete projects. Ability to lead and model behaviors for other team members. Experience with both waterfall and agile project management. This position is one of National Grid’s career path roles which provide for promotional opportunities within and across salary bands as you develop and evolve in the position by gaining experience, expertise and acquiring and applying technical skills.
National Grid is an equal opportunity employer that value s a broad diversity of talent, knowledge, experience and expertise. We foster a culture of inclusion t hat drives employee engagement to deliver superior performance to the communities we serve. National Grid is proud to be an affirmative action employer. We encourage minorities, women, individuals with disabilities and protected veterans to join the National Grid team.
Job : Information Services Primary Location : NY-Hicksville Organisation : Information Services Schedule : Full-time Job Posting : Sep 7, 2017, 1:45:41 PM Unposting Date : Ongoing

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