Corporate Project Manager
Portland General Electric - Portland, OR

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APPLICATION DEADLINE: January 21, 2013

Portland General Electric values the energy of teamwork, diversity, and innovation to provide our customers with safe and reliable power. As Oregon's largest provider of electric service, PGE is helping shape Oregon's energy future. Among the millions of ordinary jobs in the world are a few special places — the team-driven environments with the resources and support you need to succeed. That's PGE — the unique combination of a friendly, supportive atmosphere with a progressive vision for business success. It's fun. It's challenging. It's enriching. And it's a big reason why the average PGE employee has spent almost 14 years with us. If you're looking for a new opportunity in an essential, dynamic industry, consider becoming a part of our PGE team.

Corporate Project Manager (R13-001)

In this position, you will p

rovide project management leadership to support the successful implementation of corporate business initiatives by effectively leading cross-functional teams in completing strategic projects. You will also at times be required to provide business analysis and change management support.

Top candidates will typically have:
A minimum of 12 years of project management experience and/or training to include a minimum of five years experience in hands-on project manager roles.

Typically a bachelor’s degree in Business, Communications, Marketing, Engineering or similar field. Project Management Professional (PMP) certification is highly desired.

Excellent clear, concise communication skills, both written and oral, including negotiation, persuasion and presentation skills.

Thorough knowledge of MS Project, PowerPoint, Word, Excel spreadsheet and graphing, Access, SharePoint and Visio. PowerPlant experience a plus.

Knowledge of Lean and Prosci Change Management methodologies.

Knowledge of business analysis methods and techniques; experience in cost justification and project selection methods including EVA, NPV, and cost/benefit analysis.

In order to be considered an applicant for this position, you will need to complete our employment application. Apply online at

https://PGN.igreentree.com/CSS_External/CSSPage_Referred.ASP?Req=R13-001

by the application deadline. If you have any questions, please feel free to call us at 503-464-7250.

We offer a full range of traditional benefits - medical insurance, paid vacation, tuition reimbursement, retirement savings, and more - plus exciting opportunities unique to employment with us. From our robust on-the-job training to our on-site fitness facilities, PGE has a multitude of programs to help you gain valuable skills and experience, to provide rewards for meeting company goals, and to encourage health, safety, fellowship, and community volunteerism.

Assisting with storms or other Company emergencies is a part of all positions at Portland General Electric.

PGE is an Equal Opportunity Employer who values diversity and inclusion in the workplace.

Staffing Services Contact:
Joe Hutchins

503-464-7250

Joe.Hutchins@pgn.com

www.linkedin.com/in/joehutchins

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