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Technical Project Manager (AMC 071932) Rochester, NY, US in Rochester, NY at Avangrid

Date Posted: 2/28/2019

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Job Description

Publication date: 20.02.2019
REFERENCE: 5110292507


Company


Company: Avangrid Management Company (AMC)
Department: Avangrid IT-Governance
Job Title: Technical Project Manager
Location: Rochester, NY, US
Cross Company Responsibility: YES


Business and Department
USA
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Description


Job Purpose Statement


Under the direction of the PMO lead, oversee the AVANGRID IT portfolio of projects in accordance with Global IT
metrics, and key industry processes and standards.


Accountability Statements



• Work with the PMO to support demand management processes and standards

• Work with project managers to help improve the integrity of project delivery and reporting

• Work with the PMO to develop specific portfolio change suggestions to help achieve PMO metrics

• Work with the project managers to help achieve PMO metrics

• Work with project managers to improve their knowledge of project reporting in the IT project management
tool, Clarity

• Hold meetings with project managers to ensure timely and accurate project updates for tasks – e.g. key,
milestone, and other progress tasks, project highlights, and project risks

• Act as a resource for project management directions, training and guidance for new PMs

• Able to build and maintain productive relationships with project managers

• Work with the PMO to identify and implement process improvements to help achieve PMO metrics and
improve overall project delivery reporting


Dimensions



• You will be part of the AVANGRID IT PMO and Major Projects group

• You will work with both the local and global PMO teams, in addition to the working with project managers and
directors across the AVANGRID companies

• No management responsibilities, but significant influencing responsibilities among project managers with
regards to adherence to PM standards and processes

• Obtain and maintain a basic understanding the Capex budget process and impacts to PMO metrics and
deliverables


Requirements


Skills, Knowledge & Experience



• Bachelor’s degree in Computer science, Information Systems or a related field. Equivalent work experience
will be considered

• Microsoft Suite

• Very strong skills in Microsoft Project and Excel

• Experience in working cross functionally

• Ability to lead, coach and mentor others
Planning & Organising



• Project Management knowledge including proper project scheduling and project structure

• Strong problem solving and analytical skills

• Ability to multi task

• Strong interpersonal & communication skills

• Ability to advise and support others – including peer project managers

• Ability to adapt to changing priorities in a dynamic environment

• Professional and confident
Internal and External Relationships


You will have the opportunity to work with a variety of project managers across the AVANGRID Companies, and
with global teams in a busy, lively and growing team environment



• Role holder will work closely with PM’s across all the IT Areas (Apps, IOC, GOV, Corp Apps, etc.) to support
successful project delivery and reporting

• Work closely with IBERDROLA’s global PMO team in Spain

• Work closely with Governance’s Business Office to ensure consistency in reporting of financial results that
impact PMO metrics

• Engage managers across AVANGRID as needed to manage expectations

• Must be a team player with good inter-personal and communicative skills


Special Requirements (not mandatory)


Minimum Criteria (mandatory)
Criteria



• Project Management experience or exposure

• Record of academic achievement, including some form of recognized qualification from further education,
such as a degree or diploma

• Good working knowledge with Microsoft Office Suite tools – e.g. Project, Excel, and PowerPoint, etc.

• Willingness to travel

• Must be a proven team player to work, promote and consolidate efficient team working relationships

• Strong written and verbal communication skills

• Joining Date: TBD


This opportunity will offer


AVANGRID is an Equal Opportunity / Affirmative Action employer. AVANGRID shall abide by the requirements of
41 CFR 60-1.4(a), 60-300.5(a) and 60-741.5(a). These regulations prohibit discrimination against qualified
individuals based on their status as protected veterans or individuals with disabilities, and prohibit discrimination
against all individuals based on their race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, or national origin.
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employ and advance in employment individuals without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation,
gender identity, or national origin, protected veteran status or any other status protected by federal, state, or local
law. The Company is committed to a policy in all of its employment practices of equal opportunity without regard to
race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, or national origin, disability, religion, marital status,
veteran status, sexual orientation, or other protected status.


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