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Project Manager - Job Family (multiple positions) in Valparaiso, IN at NiSource

Date Posted: 8/29/2018

Job Snapshot

  • Employee Type:
    Full-Time
  • Date Posted:
    8/29/2018
  • Job ID:
    921362

Job Description

Responsibilities

  • Employs project integration processes to effectively initiate, plan, execute, monitor and control, and effectively transient the project to the customer and ensure project objective accomplishment
  • Integrate competence in the product life cycle components to the definition and management of non-product objectives (safety, cost, schedule, human resource, etc.)  Expand competence in integration management to align project resources for optimal productivity.  Implements product to project scope configuration management.  Apply expanding interpersonal skills to lead, manage, and direct the project management team and project stakeholders.
  • Employ quality management processes to effectively initiate, plan, execute, monitor and control and ensure customer satisfaction.
  • Employ risk management processes to effectively initiate, plan, execute, monitor and control and deliver project objectives
  • Employ procurement management proficiencies and processes to effectively transfer product and project risk  (threats) and exploit, enhance, and share product opportunities to third parties at a fair and equitable price to establish and deliver objective value to both buyer and seller as a result of the project.
  • Employs cost management proficiencies to effectively estimate, budget, and control costs within project objective (success) parameters for the project
  • Employs schedule management proficiencies  to effectively plan, schedule, and deliver the project within the designated project time objective (success) parameters for the project
  • Employs the NIPSCO risk management utility to the development and management of projects, human resources, and stakeholders
  • Apply and integrate proficiency in NIPSCO human resource processes and skills to optimize coordination of the project management team performance and ensure optimum coordination is achieved given existing human resource policies and procedures.  Use effective human resource tools and techniques to motivate and drive contractor performance
  • Effectively engage project stakeholders; employ effective strategies in dealing with negative stakeholders and integrate the project objectives with the composite of individual project stakeholder requirements and expectations.
  • Apply proficiency in effective communication management to manage and control project stakeholders
  • Apply proficiency in project governance and utilize effective communication and objective management to ensure that the project's safety and environmental objectives are realized.
  • The Project Manager will manage the project in accordance with industry best practices, the NIPSCO Organizational Process Assets, the Project Management Guidelines and Standards 
Qualifications
  • Expand the project management knowledge base in project management methodology, processes, tools, techniques,  and software; increasing personal maturity in project management (Level 3 maturity)
  • Expanded comprehension in project management guidelines, standard, processes, and job aids
  • Expanded proficiency in project management information systems (PMIS) utilization and integration; scheduling software, risk management software, cost management software, and performance metrics (and dashboards)  and tool integration of project controls information
  • Applies an increasing proficiency in leadership, management, organizational theory, personal, interpersonal skills in a 'situational leadership' application.  Manages project stakeholders using cognitive ability, personal effectiveness, innovation, value based decision-making, integrated communication (soft and hard skills); conflict resolution, and team work
  • Capability to efficiently perform duties under stringent deadlines, schedules, and conditions. Must be able to work a flexible work schedule.  Must be able to work in areas of high noise, dust, extreme temperatures, confined spaces and chemical hazards. . Must possess a valid motor vehicle operator¿s license.   Position may require up to 50% travel.

Assistant Project Manager:

 Required for Selection:

  • 4 year Technical Degree plus 2 years technical experience or
  • 5 years project  / architectural-engineering / technical experience or 
  • Existing Construction Manager (CM), or Project Engineer 2 (PE2) or Senior Project Developer

 Preferred for Selection:

  • 4 year Engineering Degree; experience in large industrial Capital Project environments.

Project Manager:

Required for Selection:

  • 4 year Technical Degree plus 4 years technical experience or
  • 7 years project  / architectural-engineering / technical experience or
  • Assistant Project Manager plus 2 years experience as an APM

Preferred for Selection:

  • 4 year Engineering Degree; PMP PMI Project Management Certification; experience in large industrial Capital Project environments.

Sr. Project Manager: 

Required for Selection:

  • 4 year Technical Degree plus 6 years technical experience or
  •  9 years project  / architectural-engineering / technical experience or
  •   Project Manager plus 2 years experience as an PM

 Preferred for Selection:

  • PMP PMI Project Management Certification; experience in large industrial Capital Project environments.

Additional Requirements:

  • All successful applicants will be required to pass the PMP PMI Project Management certification within either one year of their hire date or one year after the employee meets the necessary requirements to qualify for the examination
Inclusion & Diversity

Value inclusion within your day to day responsibilities by respecting others' perspectives/convictions, engaging others' opinions, creating a safe environment where people, ideas, and opinions are valued within your Team/Customers and external partners.

Respect and take into consideration diversity within your Team/Customers and external work partners by valuing different world views, challenges, and cultures that represent all walks of life and all backgrounds.

Treat others with respect and consideration.  Actively participate in creating and contributing to a positive work environment.


How To Apply

For immediate consideration, please apply on-line at careers.nisource.com before September 26th!

Equal Employment Opportunity

NiSource is committed to providing equal employment opportunities in each of its companies to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, national origin or ancestry, veteran status, disability, gender, age, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information, or any protected group status as defined by law. Each employee is expected to abide by this principle.

By applying, you may be considered for other job opportunities.