A top company in San Antonio is seeking a Utilities Portfolio Manager to join their team for a 12 month project. This position will be onsite in San Antonio and the ideal candidate will have experience with renewable energy.
The Utilities Portfolio Manager will assume the overarching responsibility for supporting organizational leadership in their efforts at overseeing and managing flex power initiatives as we look to transform the manner in which energy is generated. The role is strategic in nature and will be positioned to help focus leadership efforts around the strategy, roadmap, and programs making the best possible use of all resources to deliver the maximum value and benefits from projects and programs within the portfolio. The portfolio manager is a primary source and resource to the investment board, steering committee, and senior executive engagement for communications and reporting the state and performance to expectations for the initiatives within the Flexpower project portfolio.
Primary Responsibilities and Activities:
-Stand up a Utilities Portfolio Management Process Ensure adherence to the appropriate governance functions relating to the portfolio and in accordance with the enterprise guidelines, policies, and practices
-Facilitate and coordinate efforts of the senior leadership toward the establishment of the project portfolio definition, its structure and process, from demand management and strategic alignment of projects and programs; to portfolio categories and criteria; through evaluation, selection and prioritization; to execution, tracking and measuring the achieved results.
-Engage with and conduct reviews with senior executives, stakeholders, and steering committees and other relevant bodies to validate and assess the project portfolio, execute change, and reprioritize to meet business needs as required.
-Conduct regular meetings with the senior leadership to inform and alert then of any issues arising from the performance of the individual projects within the portfolio to assure the on-plan usage and consumption of resources and funding, and to highlight any variances.
-Lead reviews of significant initiatives, projects or programs that are challenged and provided recommendations as to whether it should continue, be significantly changed, placed on hold or discontinued. Collaborate with senior leadership, business areas, and IT to identify opportunities for applying technology development to the challenges from growing digitalization.
-Ensure the oversight and coordination of dependencies across the projects and programs in the portfolio, and resolve or escalate conflicts. As mandated and resourced by leadership, ensure and balance the availability of the required skills and competencies across projects and programs teams within the project portfolio.
-Direct the development and maintenance of communications and reporting around the project portfolios, their contents and the individual performance of initiatives to stakeholder and governance boards and senior leadership Direct the creation and maintenance of the required project portfolio documentation and artifacts Support and advise executives on actions required to balance the portfolio of existing assets and services
Education: Bachelors or Master preferred in information systems, Business Administration, or related field or equivalent work experience. PMP Certification
-Seven to ten years of diverse roles and increasing leadership responsibilities across major projects or programs Demonstrated experience in managing upward among senior leadership
-must have a background in utilities (doesn't have to be power),3 years of experience minimum
-PMP not required but nice to have
-must have prior portfolio management experience
This PM will be responsible for first developing a 3-5 year roadmap for the client's FlexPower initiative (going from fossil fuel to renewable energy) and after that is complete they will setup projects and programs to execute on that roadmap.
Experis is an Equal Opportunity Employer (EOE/AA)