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Southern Company Project Manager in Durham, North Carolina


The Project Manager position is responsible for the management, or the assistance of managing, all phases of project planning and execution to ensure all project success factors are met, including but not limited to scope, schedule, cost, quality, communications, security, and integration. This position typically is assigned to multiple software application projects per the Enterprise Solutions roadmap. In aggregate, these projects are typically less than $10M with various levels of complexity that may impact one or more departments within the Company. The Project Manager supports End to End Technology for programs and projects and performs project management responsibilities relating to software solution implementations, upgrades, conversions, and recovery.

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree and 5+ years’ experience as PM for software implementations/upgrades, or High School degree and 10+ years’ experience as PM for software implementations/upgrades

  • PMP (Project Management Professional) professional certification preferred

  • Familiarity with various project management tools (SmartSheet preferred) Experience delivering large projects with significant impact to multiple lines of business, that may have cross-functional or inter-departmental implications

  • Experience driving multiple projects simultaneously

  • Agile experience desire

Key Responsibilities:

  • Provide management, delegation, and coordination to the various internal and external resources involved in the project (technical, functional, engineering, project controls, estimating, construction management, supply chain, legal, EHS, QA/QC, operations, communications, security, etc.). The PM manages all matrixed members of the team on a daily basis and is responsible for interfacing with functional managers of team members, regarding placement, development and conflict resolution.

  • Establish and maintain communications among all project/program's stakeholders. Structure, lead, and/or assist in leading all project related meetings and reports required to ensure open communication amongst all team members, key stakeholders, and management (monthly project reviews, kickoff meetings, weekly reports, monthly reports, etc.) and to properly report project status. Assure that Project Plan, all appropriate reports and reporting means are developed and managed according to PMCoE Standards. Present reports to appropriate management / governance team skillfully.

  • Plan (or assist in planning) the project (s) assigned, including scope, resource, schedule, cost, and quality aspects of the project. Drive the process of project planning including scope definition, estimating, schedule formation and monitoring, cost control measures, internal/external resource planning, including any integration aspects.

  • Execute projects (or assist in project execution) according to Plan within designed scope, budget, and schedule limits. Includes objectives, stakeholders, scope, roles and responsibilities, assumptions and constraints, deliverables, WBS, schedule, external communication, contractor and supplier strategy, resource plan, budget, risk plan, quality plan, security plan, integration plan, data management plan, communications and reporting plan, change management, and project close out.

Equal Opportunity Employer/Protected Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities

The contractor will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with the contractor’s legal duty to furnish information. 41 CFR 60-1.35(c)Operating Company: PowerSecure