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Project Delivery Manager

Landis+Gyr is a leading global provider of integrated energy management solutions for the utility sector. We’ve been an innovator in metering technology since 1896, shortly after the invention of electricity generation. 125 years later, we continue to lead the industry with solutions that help utilities solve complex challenges in Smart Metering, Grid Edge Intelligence, and Smart Infrastructure.

 

Our company is made up of over 5,000 people across 30 countries, driven by the common mission to help the world manage energy better.  With regional headquarters in Alpharetta, GA and locations across the U.S., we offer excellent benefits, career development opportunities, and a hybrid work environment where employees can work remotely up to two days per week.

 

More information is available at the Landis+Gyr website landisgyr.com

 

 

The Project Delivery Manager works in the Project Management Office (PMO) to govern and improve customer-facing project management processes and systems.

 

Specifically, the Project Delivery Manager owns project governance for assigned districts, manages change control, serves as a contact/resource for Region Directors, develops services proposal content, develops reporting to measure performance against KPIs, creates and modifies project process documentation and leads continual improvement projects intended to improve project delivery. The Project Delivery Manager also provides direct support to large projects in core project management processes including requirements management, schedule management, risk management and resource management and is responsible for auditing large projects to ensure compliance to project management plans.

 

Key Responsibilities

  • Large Project Support: Provide mentoring and serve as a Subject Matter Expert to Project Managers during the development of project management plans, schedules, risk registers, etc. Provide direct support to Region Directors as needed. 
  • Project Governance: Oversee the successful completion of all required project handoffs and gate reviews led by Technical Business Analysts. Conduct project reviews and resource reviews for conformance to reporting and resource management requirements. For large projects, conduct monthly project audits to ensure compliance with project management plans. Provide feedback to project resources and leadership on conformance.
  • Process Management: Seek approvals for all project change requests per company approval requirements, and support Project Managers with completing customer-facing and vendor-facing change order documents.
  • Analyze and report project portfolio performance against key metrics; Review and update key process documents including forms, work instructions, procedures and playbooks, which guide how our projects are executed; Lead continual improvement projects that simplify how projects are executed, or how the PMO work with other organizations in the company. 
  • Proposal Support: Write proposal content including schedules, statements of work, services descriptions; Participate in internal and customer meetings to develop proposal requirements; Develop resource / staffing models for complex projects. 
  • System and Report Management: Manage configuration and report development from portfolio management software; Manage configuration / development of PMO SharePoint site; Develop executive-facing presentations for key stakeholders on portfolio performance. 
  • Supports and adheres to Company’s core values.
  • Performs other duties or responsibilities as assigned or required.
  • Supports and adheres to Company’s Code of Conduct and Ethics Policy.
  • Represents Company in a positive, professional manner when working with both internal and external customers.

 

Education and Experience

Required Minimum Level of Education: Bachelor's Degree
Required Minimum Years of Experience: 5+ to 7

 

Desired Education/Experience
Experience working across cross-functional teams setting clear expectations ensuring that team members are aligned and demands are balanced and reasonable.
Knowledgeable in Project Management Institute (PMI) principles, including the development of initiation/planning documents for large/complex projects. 
Experience in the utility or similarly regulated industries is a plus.
Experience in software/system deployment projects.
Experience of working in fast-paced, high-demand, delivery-oriented environments.
Experience making decisions without perfect information.

 

Desired Skill and Abilities

  • Ability to work within a diverse team.
  • Excellent problem-solving and analytical capabilities.
  • Highly adaptable in changing environments.
  • Uses leadership skills to resolve a wide range of issues in creative and practical ways to satisfy internal and external customer needs.
  • Strong commercial acumen and understanding of customer impacts.
  • Excellent communication skills.
  • Excellent understanding of project management scheduling SW tools (Microsoft Project, Visio, Daptiv PPM or similar PPM solution). 
  • Ability to positively influence others without direct authority in efforts to move assigned projects forward.
  • Strong ability to resolve conflicts between members of project team or as needed throughout the organization.
  • Excellent organizational abilities needed as multiple projects will be assigned.
  • Excellent change management skills.  
  • Ability to accept change and respond to setbacks with minimal disruptions.
  • Strong negotiating skills for working with stakeholders.
  • Ability to travel as needed to support project activities.

 

License / Certification Requirements 

Project Management Professional (PMP) certification preferred

 

EOE AA M/F/Vet/Disability VEVRAA Federal Contractor

 

If you have the drive and enthusiasm to accept this challenge and to work in a very dynamic, cross functional and international environment, we are looking forward to meeting you. Click apply now.

Job Title:  Project Delivery Manager

Location: 

Alpharetta, GA, US

Requisition ID:  13621
Date Posted:  Jun 22, 2022


Nearest Major Market: Alpharetta
Nearest Secondary Market: Atlanta

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