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Project Manager Distribution

Company:  UNITED ILUMINATING ELECTR
Location: 

Orange, CT, US

Responsibilities

The Project Manager is responsible for coordinating activities between several distribution system programs located

in Connecticut, by managing resource requirements, priorities, investment plans, project execution strategy and

internal/external resource requirements. Projects may originate due to reliability, asset health, system capacity

customer or other project need.

Responsibility includes meeting corporate goals for capital investment, managing Construction Work in Progress,

and energization of projects. Must manage team performance to maximize the effectiveness of capital budget

delivery considering the environment, operating efficiency, regulatory, CWIP and operational needs.

Represents the company in regulatory and public forums.

Coordinate activities of project team members including engineers, construction managers, and external

contractors. Facilitates the work of external contractors and other internal business areas. Holds contractors

accountable for performance. Holds project team members accountable for results. Provides technical advice to

senior management when required. Responsible for the overall project control and reporting, providing leadership

and coordination of the scheduling, cost controlling and reporting processes and functions. Ensure projects are

delivered on schedule, within budget and in conformance to quality and engineering standards.

•Interfacing with municipal stakeholders and local permitting agencies

•Program and project management skills

•Leadership skills

•Document control

•Participates in project team scheduling and budgetary planning processes

•Works within the project unit, managing internal and external project resources . Sets unit goals and direction to

align and undertakes action plans, program management to accomplish goals.

•Oversees project budgets. Analyzes project unit performance and initiates actions to control scope, schedule and

cost performance. Proactive approach to overseeing work measures progress and takes actions to ensure budgets

and deadlines are achieved. Approves project plans, executes contract strategies to undertake work and controls

and authorizes expenditures. Initiates actions to ensure compliance with a project management and quality

management processes and procedures. Assures that projects are completed within the approved scope, schedule

and budget

•Coordinates with other departments, consultants, attorneys, utilities, regulatory agencies, government agencies,

and major customers. May represent the company and testify in regulatory hearings or at Federal, State or local

agency or municipal meetings.

•Considers innovative ways to undertake work, promoting automation and efficiencies in day to day work streams

•Provides recommendations on policies and goals desired and implements new/revised processes and procedures

according to established guidelines

•Responsible for the overall management and control of project unit budgets including O&M and Capital

•Informs management and project teams regarding cost and schedule performance variances and corrective action

required.

•Responsible for ensuring the risk control system is utilized.

•Continually monitors individual progress to insure meeting of specific deadlines.

•Responsible for Project accountability overview, making sure that it complies with FERC, NERC and any other

applicable regulation.

•Attendance to Cost & Schedule Meetings

•Attendance to Executive management meetings, providing and presenting reports and cost-schedule-risk views as

Skills and Requirements

Education & Experience Required:

•Bachelors’ degree or 7 years relevant experience required. Degree in Engineering or experience in energy industry

preferred.

•Project Management Certification preferred.

Skills/Abilities:

•Ability to mobilize team members to deliver projects on time and under budget

•Expert in integrating Scheduling IT tools and software: Primavera with costs and resource requirements.

•Expert in risk management and mitigation plans

•Expert in utilizing MS Excel for data analysis, budgeting and planning and optimizing schedules.

•Ability to use and query SAP

•Excellent oral and written communication skills

•Public presentation skills and ability to summarize concepts utilizing Microsoft PowerPoint

•Results oriented

Competencies

  • Business global view
  • Communication and influence
  • Customer orientation
  • Flexibility and globalization
  • Initiative
  • Innovation and inventiveness
  • People development
  • Results achievement and continuous improvement
  • Team Work
  • Team management

 

 

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Nearest Major Market: New Haven
Nearest Secondary Market: Hartford

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