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Manager-Project Management

Company Name:
Northeast Utilities
Job Description: AS STATED IN NUP 64, NEW HIRES AND EMPLOYEES WHO HAVE TRANSFERRED INTO A POSTED POSITION ARE EXPECTED TO REMAIN IN THEIR CURRENT POSITION FOR ONE YEAR BEFORE APPLYING FOR A SYSTEM JOB POSTING. IN ADDITION, EMPLOYEES NEED TO INFORM THEIR SUPERVISOR WHEN APPLYING FOR A POSTED JOB. POSITION REQUIREMENTS: A Bachelor''s Degree in Business Administration, Accounting, Applied Science, Engineering or the equivalent and ten years of related experience is required. In depth technical knowledge of Project Management functions, knowledge of project management in a field construction environment, experience managing groups in work planning and design build are also required. Project management experience in electric operations is preferred. Other requirements include: a thorough knowledge of applicable construction standards, work practices and procedures, and safety requirements; detailed knowledge of electric power systems; the ability to utilize information technology and the use of NU's office automation systems; the ability to manage, coach and motivate others; knowledge of PSNH work management systems; knowledge of distribution standards and PSNH general operating procedures; and the ability to budget and forecast. Individual must have the ability to get cooperation from groups within and outside the construction process, the ability to resolve conflicts, the ability to compromise, have strong organizational, planning and administrative skills, and display ownership and hold others accountable. POSITION RESPONSIBILITIES: This position is responsible for the efficient management of a portfolio of specified capital distribution projects including electric distribution and substation construction ensuring that they are designed properly, budgeted, meet all standards and satisfy Asset Management requirements. Individual will allocate resources effectively to ensure project teams complete projects on time, within budget, safely and in line with performance targets. Individual will also identify areas for improving project management and productivity; assign work and coach and manage the team on their projects and establish and monitor goals. Other responsibilities include: managing the project team's performance according to prescribed schedules and methods; ensuring compliance with standards and regulations; ensuring environmental compliance as impacted by project construction; maintaining effective communications and relations internally and externally with construction companies, vendors, project management and construction organizations, and with municipalities; ensuring the safety of all employees in the department; maximizing the efficiency and productivity of the work force; and providing support for storm restoration or emergencies as required. This position is being simultaneously posted internally and externally.

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