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Power Engineers Senior Program Manager in Boise, Idaho

Senior Program Manager



Department:Power Delivery PgS Program Mgmt Group


Senior Program Manager

POWER Engineers, Inc. provides program management services for our client’s major electric power delivery projects across North America and selected programs globally. POWER differentiates itself in the market by applying highly skilled and collaborative talent, processes and innovative technology that can be adapted to each client’s program needs. We are seeking a uniquely talented and experienced manager to lead our Program Management Practice and drive operational excellence in our delivery of program and portfolio management services to our clients. Our Program Manager position will offer you an exciting opportunity to solidify POWER’s leadership position with our clients as the program and project delivery partner of choice.

Roles and Responsiblities

  • Client Delivery:

  • Perform program health assessments and implement turn-around strategies

  • Lead/support stand-up of new programs using accepted program management methodologies

  • Develop and implement client project management offices (PMO)

  • Perform program and portfolio management

  • Practice Development:

  • Lead cross functional teams to develop and enhance program management methodologies, tools and supporting artifacts

  • Develop and implement a comprehensive program management training program

  • Implement comprehensive continuous improvement program

  • Business Development:

  • Identify clients with program management need, develop relationships and capture opportunities

  • Actively participate in thought leadership such as white papers and conference presentations

  • Lead/support development of project/portfolio/program management proposals

  • Communicate program and project management value to executive stakeholders

Required Education/Experience

  • Bachelor’s degree in construction management, engineering or technology

  • PMP certification

  • Five (5) + years of experience implementing and leading PMO/Practice Management

  • Fifteen (15) + years of experience in project and program management

  • Ten (10) + years of experience in Electric Utility/Power Delivery market

  • Relevant electric utility contacts with history of capturing utility projects and programs

Desired Education/Experience

  • Practical program/portfolio execution experience

  • Application of project and portfolio governance approaches at the organizational level (including but not limited to PMI PM Body of Knowledge, OPM3, etc.)

  • Organizational change management

  • Process development, documentation, and training

  • Use of commercial project and program management tools (e.g., Primavera P6, Unifier, Aconex, Ecosys)

  • Experience in developing and executing program strategies, plans and initiatives

  • Ability to travel up to 50%

At POWER Engineers, Inc. you can have a rewarding career on every level. In addition to challenging and meaningful work, you’ll have the chance to make a positive impact on the environment, participate in a range of diverse and unique initiatives, and find the support, coaching, and training it takes to advance your career. We encourage new ideas and fresh approaches and most importantly, we strive to be our clients’ first choice. These traits – and deep technical skill – account for our success.

Have fun, do good work, make money. As an employee-owned company, we strive to make POWER Engineers an appealing place to work, where we perform projects that we find challenging and in which we excel. We provide competitive compensation, a full benefits package, professional development, and an appealing work environment. POWER Engineers is a unique and fun engineering firm, which may be contradictory to some, but it works well for us.