Principal Project Manager
Description PRIMARY PURPOSE OF POSITION: Plan and manage resources, finances, scope and services within the BGE Customer Team to deliver business results. Provide IT products, services and solutions on time, within budget and with the required functionality. Establish, maintain and enhance relationships with clients. Participate in developing and implementing strategy/policy. Manage large-scale projects of high complexity, size and change management risk. PRIMARY DUTIES AND ACCOUNTABILITIES: * Lead and manage IT staff and resources in accordance with Exelon's IT Business Plan. Plan and manage scope, schedule, and budget for defined deliverables in accordance with IT project management standards. Develop project requirements, budgets and schedules. Facilitate requirements meetings, establish milestones, anticipate issues and monitor adherence to project scope, requirements and design documents, and schedule. Maintain project documentation. * Lead and manage IT projects and associated system integrators to deliver projects of medium to high complexity. Ensure that the project is completed on time and within budget and that all deliverables are of the highest quality. * Operate utilizing standard processes as defined within Exelon's Management Model. Oversee process improvement efforts and ensure adoption of standard processes and procedures that deliver sustainable top quartile cost and performance levels. * Establish, maintain, and enhance relationships with business and IT partners. Communicate status to key stakeholders on a regular basis, escalating risks as appropriate * Maintain current business knowledge/acumen, including application of technology solutions to deliver business results. * Evaluate performance and provide coaching for IT personnel. Participate in career development and succession planning processes. Promote diversity and foster teamwork, collaboration, and a learning organization. Provide input on development and retention processes for IT employees. Qualifications POSITION SPECIFICATIONS: Minimum: * Bachelor's degree in Computer Science or related discipline and at least 5 years experience in area of technical specialty; or an equivalent combination of education and work experience. * Appropriate technical skills. * Demonstrated expertise with at least 3 full life cycle analytics or systems integration engagements across strategy, design and implementation. * Strong knowledge of business practices and processes in area of specialty * Experience leading and managing IT projects or sub-teams and knowledge of IT project management. * Experience leading and managing technical personnel. * Strong judgment and excellent analytical ability. * Excellent communications skills and ability to work effectively with all levels of IT and business management and with vendors Preferred: * Project Management Professional (PMP) certification (required within 2 years) * Graduate degree * Prior experience leading and managing project teams * Ability to work independently, manage small engagements or parts of large engagements. * Strong oral and written communication skills, including presentation skills (MS Visio, MS PowerPoint).