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Project Manager, Complex Capital Delivery Electric - Project Development, NY

Company: National Grid
Location: Syracuse
Posted on: October 10, 2018

Job Description:

Description National Grid is hiring an experienced Project Manager (Senior PM, Lead PM) in the Syracuse area to join our growing Capital Delivery team! About the Position: Responsible for the planning, delivery, management and governance of the NY Electric Complex Capital Projects to ensure they are developed in a least cost, fit for purpose manner in order to improve long term project robustness, requirements, costs and timescales. Ensure the optimization of design and development, considering the alignment of resources (people, materials, access, permissions) with clear cost and time ranges at the front end of project and program lifecycles. Engage key stakeholders to ensure adherence to the Complex Capital Delivery process, highest standards of health, safety, environmental, security and quality. Position Responsibilities (including but not limited to): Ensure NY Electric complex projects adhere to the Complex Capital Delivery process for the timely creation and approval of the Project Execution Plan which includes preliminary engineering, baseline schedule, detailed cost estimate, risk profile and resource strategy. Assemble cross-functional project team to establish development and design requirements, milestones and affordability ceilings while driving adherence of the frameworks, policies, procedures, controls and reporting necessary to drive an efficient and effective approach to project development that optimizes the success of NY Electric complex capital project delivery. Work closely with SHE in order to identify and respond appropriately to any potential hazards, incidents or circumstances that impact the safety, well being and working environment of any complex construction projects within own jurisdiction. Facilitate and encourage the introduction of new technologies and innovative solutions to improve the delivery of NY Electric complex capital projects safely, on time, and in accordance with regulations, policies and procedures. Review project reports and performance metrics in order to monitor progress according to plan, guide the resolution of any major issues and provide timely updates to senior management. Inspire and deliver new ways of working collaboratively within the business; driving efficiency and performance excellence as well as matrix working with and through functions and processes to ensure maximum value and achievement of long term challenges. Facilitate NY Electric complex projects to ensure that they continue to be appropriately assessed, developed, planned, resourced and scheduled in a timely and cost effective manner in order to ensure best value for National Grid. Qualifications Knowledge & Experience Required (Senior): 5 - 7+ years experience in electric operations engineering, project management, utility construction or equivalent relevant experience. A Bachelor's degree required in an engineering discipline and/or significant relevant project management, engineering and construction experience in all aspects of utility construction operations. Master's degree in engineering discipline, MBA or relevant equivalent preferred. Preference given to candidates with a Professional Engineer's license and/or Certified Project Management Professional. Considerable proven experience in direct project development and design including milestone management, resourcing, affordability, risk management, reporting and possess team leadership and influencing skills. Demonstrate a high level of personal initiative, integrity and ability to interact with company personnel, contractors, regulatory representatives, and town/city officials in a positive collaborative manner. Knowledge of electric system operations, engineering, environmental, engineering economics, and familiarity with legal, purchasing, and utility accounting regulations. Ability to prioritize work and manage multiple projects under budget and time constraints. Bottom-line oriented, budget conscious, metric/measurement driven. Ability to create a high energy team climate whereby team members are able to discuss relevant issues freely and where there is a strong emphasis on continuous improvement. Strong skills in: electric engineering design, project management, stakeholder engagement, presentation, construction management, interpersonal, oral & written communication, critical analysis and capable of leading and influencing teams, and gaining support and commitment from a wider operational group. Valid driver's license with a safe driving history required. Knowledge & Experience Required (Lead): 7+ years experience in electric operations engineering, project management, utility construction or equivalent relevant experience. A Bachelor's degree required in an engineering discipline and/or significant relevant project management, engineering and construction experience in all aspects of utility electric construction operations. Master's degree in engineering discipline, MBA or relevant equivalent preferred. Preference given to candidates with a Professional Engineer's license and/or Certified Project Management Professional. Considerable proven experience in direct project development and design including milestone management, resourcing, affordability, risk management, reporting and possess team leadership and influencing skills. Demonstrate a high level of personal initiative, integrity and ability to interact with company personnel, contractors, regulatory representatives, and town/city officials in a positive collaborative manner. Knowledge of electric system operations, engineering, environmental, engineering economics, and familiarity with legal, purchasing, and utility accounting regulations. Ability to prioritize work and manage multiple projects under budget and time constraints. Bottom-line oriented, budget conscious, metric/measurement driven. Ability to create a high energy team climate whereby team members are able to discuss relevant issues freely and where there is a strong emphasis on continuous improvement. Strong skills in: electric engineering design, project management, stakeholder engagement, presentation, construction management, interpersonal, oral & written communication, critical analysis and capable of leading and influencing teams, and gaining support and commitment from a wider operational group. Valid driver's license with a safe driving history required. Lead PM Leadership and Behavioral Expectations: Collaboration with a wide variety of internal and external stakeholders. Driving personal and project team performance. Working in a collaborative, matrix organization. Financial responsibility by considering cost and value. Leadership qualities Start and finish with the customer in mind Deliver excellent performance Lead through ambiguity and change Coach and challenge your team Think and act commercially Lives the values --Do the right thing and find a better way. Senior PM Leadership and Behavioral Expectations: Collaboration with a wide variety of internal and external stakeholders. Driving personal and project team performance. Working in a collaborative, matrix organisation. Financial responsibility by considering cost and value. Leadership qualities Start and finish with the customer in mind Deliver excellent performance Lead through ambiguity and change Coach and challenge your team Think and act commercially Lives the values Do the right thing and find a better way. Job Dimensions: Employees: Single Contributor Financial: Support development of electric complex capital delivery projects, worth circa $1.2 billion with an eye to apply processes to full capital portfolio of $3.6 billion Main interfaces - External. Specialist Services, Senior Stakeholders/Contractors. Main interfaces --------- Internal. Electric - Asset Management, Systems Engineering, Process & Engineering, PMCC, Contracts and Commercial, Project Controls, Estimating, Procurement, System Control, Legal. 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, expertis National Grid is an equal opportunity employer that values a broad diversity of talent, knowledge, experience and expertise.We foster a culture of inclusion that 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 :US Complex Capital Delivery Primary Location :NY-Syracuse Organisation :US Complex Capital Delivery Schedule :Full-time Job Posting :Aug 15, 2018, 3:49:11 PM Unposting Date :Ongoing

Keywords: National Grid, Syracuse , Project Manager, Complex Capital Delivery Electric - Project Development, NY , Executive , Syracuse, New York

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