Manager, Projects

Eversource   •  

Hartford, CT

Industry: Energy & Utilities

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11 - 15 years

Posted 72 days ago

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Job Description Summary:

The Manager of Projects oversees a team comprised of Senior Project Managers, Project Managers and Associate Project Managers. Lead and manage the team of project managers to successfully execute the project portfolio.This position acts as the subject matter expert for the development, implementation and oversight of all programs and policies related to the project management of electric system transmission, distribution and substation facilities.This position ensures the portfolio of projects is completed within established schedules and budgets, as well as for the adherence to all safety, system, construction and industrial standards and specifications.This position also serves as the Project Manager on assigned complex or high risk projects, and is responsible for strategic planning and execution of these projects from conception through completion.

  • Selects and oversees development of PM staff.  Develops a mindset of ownership and employee accountability for outcomes and consistent level of productivity and quality of work.
  • Manages performance by reviewing and evaluating work of project management team.  Builds consensus and communicates performance measures and expected performance levels.  Assesses and improves team and employee performance through assessments and coaching.
  • Responsible to take the necessary action to see that the project management team’s portfolio of projects is completed efficiently, on time and within the established budget.
  • Responsible for meeting goals, policies, plans, standards, performance objectives and budget for the portfolio of projects being managed by the PM team.
  • Ensures that all aspects of the projects managed the team of PMs are documented and completed in accordance with company policies and all regulations and laws.
  • Acts as the subject matter expert for the development, implementation and oversight of all programs and policies related to the project management of electric system transmission, distribution and substation facilities.
  • Responsible to act as Project Manager on key high risk/highly complex projects.  Will be responsible for executive level status report out for these assigned projects and PM team’s portfolio of projects.

Technical Knowledge/Skill:  Requires extensive knowledge of electric transmission and distribution systems.  Also requires knowledge of the construction industry and project management.  Requires knowledge of federal, state and local laws regarding safety, construction and industrial regulations.  Ability to use Microsoft Office applications and other systems for analysis and reporting.

Education:   Requires a Bachelor’s Degree in Engineering, Business, related discipline or equivalent experience.  MS in Engineering or MBA preferred.

Experience:   Minimum of ten (10) years experience, including a minimum of five (5) years managing or supervising groups in transmission or distribution or related activities or equivalent.  Demonstrated experience in working withconstructioncontractors and managing large projects.