30+ days ago


Minneapolis, MN


Project Manager Expert (GAS)

Minneapolis, MN | IT
Job ID: 103947
Listed on 2/25/2021

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Project Manager Expert

Job Summary: Our client is looking for a candidate who will be accountable for the on-time, on-budget delivery of projects. The candidate will be responsible for planning the work, managing a cross-functional team comprised of employees, contractors and vendors at distributed work locations, and mitigating issues and risks. The project manager will be responsible for forecasting costs, tracking actuals, and explaining variances.


  • Leads the project planning effort, including the definition of the deliverables and the required delivery dates, creation of a logical work breakdown structure, definition of major project milestones, accumulation of all project cost and benefit estimates
  • Manages, prepares and produces project management reports, timelines, budgets, and documentation
  • Create and manage project financials including budgeting, forecasting, actuals tracking and calculating earned value metrics
  • Identifies risks and issues and provides effective mitigation
  • Monitors project activities and resolves/escalates issues as needed

Desired Skills/Experience:

  • Minimum 10 years of project management experience
  • Experience with application development, in place technical upgrades of COTS applications and geospatial projects
  • Proven experience managing requirements specification, design activities, prototype development, testing and final deployment
  • Proven vendor management experience including leading RFP’s, SOW creation, financial control, and aggressively driving vendor to meet date and budget commitments
  • Proven experience on a project with a large number of impacted users, (i.e., at least 500 users) and managing the associated change management
  • Experience in managing project budget forecasts and actuals
  • Experience with accrual-based accounting preferred
  • SCADA and DCS system experience preferred
  • Utility or energy industry experience preferred