Are you ready to join an organization where we focus on People First, have fun at work and make a difference in what we do?
Dairyland is proud of our People First culture centered around appreciation, celebrating wins and collaboration. We’ve worked hard to ensure alignment between our culture and our processes and systems, learning and development and rewards and recognition programs.
As a team, we work together to leverage the team’s diverse perspectives, ideas and experiences to deliver nothing less than the best. We are collaborative, transparent and committed to our People and their work experience, growth and professional development.
The Project Manager II will support all project management and related activities within Information Services. Responsible for assisting in planning and managing all aspects of the lifecycle for assigned projects to ensure successful completion of project deliverables. Coordinate and communicate with various stakeholders the status of the initiatives and to ensure all aspects are aligned with organizational strategies, plans and initiatives. Provide key information to leadership for effective decision-making.
ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS:
Deploy project management tools and methods and provide training to applicable audiences as needed.
Define project scope, objectives, resource needs, schedules, and budgets needed to deliver projects. Develop, document, and implement project changes and communication plans. Lead cross functional teams and drive teams to successfully complete the objectives of the project, including scheduling and leading team meetings.
Partner with enterprise PMO to maximize effective application of project management tools and methodologies to drive results for DPC.
Lead project management training initiatives, as assigned.
Build and maintain scorecards and supporting processes, reflecting project progress and status at project, program and portfolio levels. Effectively communicate key information to stakeholders.
Analyze project outcomes and recommend ways to move forward (e.g. best practices, feedback loops, cross-project improvement opportunities).
Partner with other DPC resources to ensure complete and successful communication and change management planning on priority initiatives, programs and projects.
Other responsibilities as assigned.
Education & Experience: BS/BA degree in Business, Finance, Engineering or similar discipline. Minimum of five (5) years of applicable business experience, preferably in project management. Experience in predictive (waterfall) and adaptive (agile) methods and ability to develop hybrids when needed preferred. PMP Certification or equivalent preferred or must be obtained.
Demonstrated knowledge of project management methodologies and tools and resource management practices
Strong verbal, written and interpersonal communication skills, with the ability to effectively work with individuals at all levels, both internal and external
Proficient computer skills (Word, Excel, Outlook, Power Point) are required, project management tool expertise (Microsoft Project, Microsoft SharePoint, OPC, D365, etc.) preferred
Highly organized and solutions-focused with excellent time management skills
Strong technical and business acumen skills
Strong analytical thinking and problem-solving skills with the agility ad flexibility to deal effectively with ambiguity and change
Experience with organizational change management preferred
Physical Demands: The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to talk or hear. The employee frequently is required to stand/sit; walk; use hands/fingers to handle or feel; and reach with hands and arms. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
We are committed to providing our greatest asset, our People, with as many perks and benefits as possible. Some benefits of working with us include:
- Health & disability benefits (medical, dental, vision, short & long-term disability) - Life insurance - Generous 401(k) and Pension Plans - Paid Time Off - Robust Wellness Program - New Flexible Work Program - Tuition Reimbursement - So much more!
Dairyland Power Cooperative is an equal opportunity employer. All applicants will be considered for employment without attention to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, veteran or disability status.
Dairyland is proud of its history as a pioneer in rural electrification. The generation and transmission cooperative formed in 1941, bringing light and power to the homes and farms in “America’s Dairyland.” Specifically serving rural communities and countryside, Dairyland continues to ease work conditions and improve quality of life for residents by delivering a safe, reliable supply of energy in its four-state service territory.