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Program Manager, Senior
Ref No.: 17-20689
Location: San Ramon, California
Start Date: 10/24/2017
 •Bachelor of Science degree in Engineering, Project Management, Construction Management, or related degree or equivalent in work experience •Field experience with maintenance, construction and engineering of gas systems •3 years of related experience including program/project management experience •Prior capital and/or expense program management experience •Experience in SAP (Business Objects knowledge a plus) •Advanced skills in Excel, PowerPoint, & Word Desired: •Basic knowledge of regulatory requirements associated with managing a natural gas system •Experience managing construction contractors and measuring/tracking their performance against established scope and executed contract terms •Experience working with and driving cross-functional teams to achieve strategic results •Strong analytical and problem solving skills •Strong communication skills: ability to communicate effectively with audiences from management to construction field forces on financial, work performance, and related issues 

Responsibilities: 
•Safety: Take responsibility for creating and maintaining a safe work environment for self and others, both in the office and on the job sites. Establish safety performance expectations with all construction crews and contractors and monitor safety performance. Attend all required safety meetings and complete all required safety training. •Program Planning and Forecasting: Establish the Program Charter, develop a program schedule and budget, and generate yearly forecasts in support of annual budget process. •Program Work Management: Manage the assigned program(s), including developing program scope, planning and forecasting the work in yearly increments a minimum of one (1) year ahead of executed work and managing the established schedule. Monitor progress of work to ensure program goals of unit cost and # of projects completed per year are met. Develop action plans to address negative variances to schedule and unit cost metrics. Work closely with project managers, engineering, construction, supply chain and others to eliminate any work barriers. •Reporting and Metrics: Establish metrics or key performance indicators to measure the success of the program. Provide monthly reports of progress, metrics, and financial variance reports, to key stakeholders. Work also includes generating an annual report on program progress and performance according to established metrics both to internal stakeholders/leadership and in some cases to the California Public Utility Commission. •Some travel is required, primarily to attend meetings and project sites.