Philadelphia Gas Works

  • Project Manager / Business Analyst / PMP / Enterprise Strategic Consultant

    Information Services Department
    ID
    2018-1421
    Employment Status
    Regular/Full Time
    Category
    Information Technology
    Job Locations
    US-PA-Philadelphia
    ADP Department #
    Information Services Department [47]
  • Overview

    Philadelphia Gas Works

     

    Looking for a challenge and ready to light up your career?

     

    Free Health Insurance – Free Dental Insurance – Pension Plan – Free Parking – Wellness Programs

     

    The Philadelphia Gas Works (PGW) is the largest municipally-owned gas utility in the nation, supplying gas service in the City of Philadelphia to over 500,000 customers.  From its humble beginnings in 1836, PGW has grown into the large, modern facility that exists today.  As one of the nation's leading natural gas providers, PGW prides itself on stability and continual growth.  PGW is dedicated to becoming the Greenest Natural Gas Delivery Company in the region.

     

    Make a difference in your future – Become part of the PGW Team!  Apply – www.pgworks.com

     

    Project Manager – PMP -  Information Services / Enterprise Strategic Consultant

     

    The Project Manager (PM) / Enterprise Strategic Consultant is responsible for managing and delivering medium and large scale IT application projects that impact PGW.  Projects are complex and often on tight delivery schedules.  The projects often involve managing across multiple business stakeholders, vendors, and other IT project teams.  The role requires demonstrated project management skills and experience. 

     

    Residency / Domocile Requirement - Candidates must agree to move to the City of Philadelphia, Philadelphia County within 12 months of hire.

     

    Responsibilities

    • Provide functional expertise to elicit, document and maintain business requirements and understand how they translate into technical requirements. Requirements include but not limited to Business Requirement Documents, system diagrams, use cases and analysis of data.
    • Participates in providing gap analysis, from a software perspective, highlighting current state, future state, client needs and best practices.
    • Facilitate communication across various organizational units and help resolve conflicting requirements.
    •  Provide guidance on how to best leverage Information Technologies and Services
    • Lead Join Application Development (JAD) sessions
    • Provide guidance on policies, procedures and practices of the IS department and organization in Customer Relationship Management, Project Management, Data Analysis, Report Writer and Application Design and Delivery disciplines by:
    • Lead comprehensive research and analysis projects searching for meaning in the data and information that drives the decision making process, constructs appropriate financial models to help predict/forecast future events that impact enterprise.
    • Provide proactive analysis and recommendations that will assist in streamlining operations, increasing efficiency, improving productivity and reducing costs; project management leadership to initiatives and process reviews; leads best practice analysis, recommendations, implementation and measurement, project status and metrics reporting functions.
    • Build an intimate knowledge of assigned customers` activities in order to proactively identify opportunities to apply new and/or improved technologies to business processes.
    • Assist assigned customers and project teams with issues such as priority- setting, facilitation and contract brokerage to overcome obstacles, meet budgetary expectations and achieve specific project related goals; prepares cost/ benefit analysis and budget submissions in support of departmental objectives.
    • Assess near-term needs, utilizing structured interview processes to establish business priorities.
    • Consult with subject matter experts and develops alternative solutions for business challenges; advise on options, risks, costs versus benefits, and impact on other business processes and system priorities.
    • Work with business leaders to develop their departments` business plans focusing on industry and consumer trends to identify processes that have the potential to be changed to reduce cost and/or to improve efficiency recommended changes, develop implementation plans and assist in implementation.
    • Assist in implementing, monitoring and measuring change impacts; develops metrics reports for determining successes/ failures.
    • Keep abreast of current and business and technology trends within the industry in order to assist departments in the evaluation of same and their potential application at PGW vs. other alternative materials and tools currently used. 
    • Perform other special projects and assignments as requested.

    Qualifications

    • Bachelor`s degree in MIS, Business Management, Information Technology or other related field of study and 3 – 5 years’ experience in business analysis and project management within the software development life cycle.
    • Master`s degree or PMP preferred.
    • Must have financial analysis ability in order to translate how metric improvement impact the company`s financial statements.
    • Must have leadership ability with a willingness to lead, take charge and offer opinions in order to provide guidance to lower level peer group and assist the director in identifying the best people for special assignments and advancement.
    • Demonstrated strong teamwork skills with self-motivation to achieve success in a rapidly evolving environment.
    • Demonstrated attention to detail, ability to meet deadlines, and manage priorities.
    • Must have the ability to create industry standard project management documentation throughout the life cycle of the project.
    • Financial management understanding and ability to manage a budget, forecast and explain variances.
    • Must have verbal and written communication skills with the ability to develop detailed business and communication plans, project status reports, proposed changes and presentations that are tailored for the specific audience in order to get by into decisions.
    • Ability to communicate status to key stakeholders, including an executive audience, on a regular basis.
    • Must have the ability to test proposed changes, make necessary modifications and resolve problems.
    • Must be proficient in Microsoft Office Applications, specifically Word, Excel, Power Point, Visio, and MS Project.

    Residency RequirementAll employees of the Philadelphia Gas Works (PGW) must live in the City of Philadelphia for the duration of their employment. If a candidate does not live in the City of Philadelphia at the time of hire, he/she must move into the city within twelve (12) months of his/her hire date.

     

    We offer a strong benefit package that includes free basic health and dental insurance.   PGW is proud to be an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer, M/F/D/VAAP/EEO. 

     

    Location: 800 W Montgomery Ave, Philadelphia, PA 19122

     

    While we appreciate all responses, only those who are uniquely qualified will be contacted.  Local candidates will be given preference – interview expenses are not funded.

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