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Project Manager - New York

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.

 

 

Landis+Gyr is seeking an enthusiastic and experienced Project Manager to lead AMI (Advanced Metering Infrastructure) system deployments. Candidates must have a thorough understanding of all stages of customer delivery project management and have demonstrable experience executing multiple complex projects to ensure that contractual deliverables are completed and accepted. The Project Manager is the primary point of contact for our customers. This position will lead deployment of customer-facing AMI projects and is accountable for flawless execution of projects to meet the contracted equipment, technical and services requirements. This includes management of project schedule, technical resources, risks & issues, financial performance, communications, and internal & customer status reporting.

 

Primary Responsibilities

  • Provide leadership, guidance and coaching to members of the project team
  • Acting as the face of Landis+Gyr to our customers, develop a trusted, collaborative partnership with the customer and project team
  • Conduct periodic performance reviews of project team and provide feedback
  • Understand contract administration and manage all contractual obligations, performance levels, and service levels
  • Initiate, plan, execute, control, & ensure final customer acceptance of assigned projects via Landis+Gyr’s Order-To-Acceptance (OTA) methodology.
  • Coordinate the activities of the team and indirect support resources to produce deliverables agreed upon with executive, program offices and/or functional management
  • Personally manage several small-scale, or one to two large-scale, customer projects
  • Drive issues to resolution independently or via other company resources and manage customer expectations appropriately
  • Responsible for reporting financial health of projects; budgeting, & forecasting
  • Manage a project's scope, schedule, and cost while managing risk
  • Ensure all internal stakeholders (Finance, Sales, Operations, Product Management, executive management) are apprised of status, KPIs, issues, and risks
  • Perform other tasks as required

 

Education and Experience

  • Level of Education: Minimum Bachelor's Degree from an accredited institution in relevant area of focus, engineering or information systems preferred, MBA or other advanced degree preferred
  • PMP Certification Preferred; minimum expectation is that candidate will become PMP certified within 6 months; L+G will reimburse training and certification expense for employees.
  • 7+ years’ experience in technology or project management field, including 3+ years of experience in leading or participating in projects consisting of multi-disciplined project teams
  • 3+ years’ experience in Utility information systems, advanced metering infrastructure systems, power plant or industrial control systems, utility field operations, information technology systems, or strongly related area
  • Electric Utility Automated Meter Infrastructure (AMR/AMI) is preferred
  • Understanding of advanced information systems, database systems and communication networks

 

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

  • Thorough knowledge of PMI methodology and standards, and can adhere to company PM procedures and tools/templates/systems
  • Strong experience with typical project management tools to ensure assigned project(s) remain on schedule, on budget, and within scope
  • Solid understanding and experience working with utilities
  • Ability to work within a matrix organization and lead resources that may or may not be dedicated to the project(s)
  • Can use influence to ensure indirect resources support the assigned project(s) when required
  • Ability to think and react quickly with a large degree of accuracy, confidence, and focus on customer satisfaction
  • Strong leadership qualities and the ability to make solid decisions confidently and without perfect information
  • Experience with deploying technical, complex solutions to customers
  • Strong contract management skills and can manage scope and identify issues requiring documented contract change orders
  • Understands how to control projects via effective KPIs and risk management
  • Possesses P&L and financial knowledge and ability to forecast revenues and expenses
  • Strong ability to resolve conflicts and diffuse tense situations with customers
  • Through strong organization skills and hard work, ensure all aspects of a project are properly managed and moving toward resolution
  • Ability to accept change and respond to setbacks with minimal disruptions
  • Communicates with ease up and down an organization, with excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Exhibits behaviors consistent with company values

 

Daily interaction with internal project stakeholders including but not limited to engineering, product management, sales, technical implementation and all levels of management.  Heavy focus on ownership of customer facing activities to support project execution.

Ability to travel up to 75%

This role is located in Syracuse, NY

 

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

 

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 Manager - New York

Location: 

US

Requisition ID:  6981
Date Posted:  Oct 1, 2021

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