Power Engineers Technical Project Manager in Boise, Idaho
Technical Project Manager
Department:Ops Corporate Project Mgmt Group
Technical Project Manager
POWER Engineers is currently seeking a Technical Project Manager to work in our corporate Project Management Office (PMO). The Technical Project Manager will be responsible for working directly with project teams to initiate, plan, monitor, and execute the scope, schedule, budget, risk, communication and quality processes on corporate projects.
Ensure that all PM responsibilities are addressed, including develop and maintain schedules, lead project status meetings, budget and schedule maintenance, and take a significant role in relationship development.
Manage project teams in a matrix reporting environment.
Adapt to and promote POWER’s culture.
Develop and manage relationships with project sponsors, key stakeholders, project team members and PM and Business Analyst department team members.
Manage Stage Gate Discovery efforts that include drafting and issuing project Stage Gate 2 requests, Financial Analysis workbook, project work plans, preliminary schedules and external RFPs.
Use project scheduling and control tools to monitor project plans, work hours, budgets and expenditures and communicate via monthly project status reports.
Report any possible or current blockers, risks, overflows, deficits to appropriate individuals.
Ensure internal clients’ needs are met in a timely and cost effective manner.
Track and manage all project work scope variances. Ensure appropriate management and project sponsors receive proactive communication regarding changes to project scope, schedule and budget.
Communicate ideas for improving PM department and Operations’ processes and best practices with a positive and constructive attitude, and help develop this attitude in others.
Bachelor's degree in Computer Science, Information Systems, Business, Math or related discipline.
PMP certification/registration is preferred.
Minimum 5 years of relevant, solid and focused Project Management experience involving corporate strategy, Information Technology (e.g. infrastructure, custom application development, Oracle EBS, integrating vendor-specific solutions) and integrating acquired companies.
Successful track record of leading project teams.
Technical understanding of IT infrastructure and enterprise business systems, as well as familiarity with project centric organizations.
Familiarity and collaboration experience with Business Analyst processes and/or requirements gathering techniques.
Effective client-facing and internal team communication skills including verbal, written and presentation skills.
Self-motivated with proven ability to work effectively both independently and in a team based environment.
Strong analytical, problem solving and decision-making skills.
Experienced and proficient in MS Project and the MS Office Suite of products (Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Visio).
Willingness to travel as-needed.
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. POWER Engineers is a unique and fun engineering firm, which may be contradictory to some, but it works well for us. POWER is proud to be an equal opportunity workplace and is an affirmative action employer.