Job Title: Program Manager
Job #: 2295
Location: Work from Home Portland area
Position type: Full time

Working closely with the program sponsor and other leaders and individual contributors, ensure program success in eliminating waste through simplification of Utility Operations technologies and related processes. Ensure adherence to established scope, schedule, quality, and budget, and to their core practices and regulatory requirements. Coordinate multiple parallel simplification efforts to create and preserve alignment and avoid duplication.

Required deliverables include
Business cases for technology changes for scheduling, field execution, and asset management tools, and other identified opportunities for technology simplification
Program dashboard and other reporting tools for multiple simplification workstreams
Roadmap for delivery of updated scheduling, field execution, and asset management tools including, recommended sequencing and timing of business groups for transition, identification of dependencies, risks, and mitigations
Initial project plan to execute roadmap
All required documentation for project for duration of assignment
Weekly status reports

About the Project
IT Utility Operations Simplification – Purpose: Reduce waste by simplifying how data is managed and used in Utility Operations business processes and technologies. This program involves multiple workstreams to identify and prioritize opportunities to eliminate waste and improve efficiency by replacing technologies, changing how technologies are used, and/or improving the business processes employing the technologies.

Team Size
Core program team currently ~6 people, but this program will be working with a wide range of people across many departments. Need to be confident and flexible in dealing with all employees, from front-line to executives.

Required Skills
3+ years of experience as a Program management including
High-level management and leadership skills
Ability to schedule and manage tasks effectively
Conflict resolution and problem-solving skills
Strategic thinking and prioritization
Risk management
Written, verbal, and visual communication skills
Cost control and budgeting skills
Teamwork and motivational skills
Organizational and multitasking skills, including exceptional time management skills
Highest ethical standards
Advanced skill with Microsoft Office including Excel, Powerpoint, Visio, Project
Knowledge of electric utility strongly preferred

Pre-Employment Requirement
All employment offers are contingent upon successful completion of our pre-employment screening that may include drug testing, background/criminal check, and if applicable, must meet eligibility requirements for access to classified information.

APR Staffing is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.

About APR Staffing
APR Staffing was born from the merger of two well-respected technical staffing firms in Portland. ieSolutions, founded in 2002, enjoyed an impressive reputation as one of the largest locally-owned and most respected technical staffing companies. Professional Resource Group, aka Data Resource Group, founded in 2009, also earned regional acclaim for being a fast-growing and highly-motivated professional staffing agency. Both companies have been recent award winners for the Portland Business Journal's Fastest-Growing Private Companies. The two firms, now as APR Staffing, make for one of the fastest-growing and most-respected professional and technical staffing companies in Oregon and Southwest Washington.

Collaborating with our customers, we augment their workforce with technical and administrative professionals. We provide only high-caliber, professional-grade resources throughout the Pacific Northwest.