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EPMO Standards Lead
Ref No.: 17-15687
Location: Jackson, Michigan
Work with the EPMO staff to establish process standards and best practices for Enterprise Project Management (EPM) projects (typically over 300 projects totaling up to (USD)1B annually) covering the project lifecycle from project initiation through planning, execution, monitoring, control and closeout
Develop EPMO standards documentation, ensuring compliance with Consumers Energy Document Lifecycle Management (DLM) standards
Interact with other business units, Subject Matter Experts (SMEs), Project Managers and Project Controls team to gather expertise for inclusion, adaption and alignment of process and best practices with supporting organizations such as Engineering, Construction Management, and Supply Chain
Work with the supporting organizations to identify, research, analyze and resolve standards issues and provide guidance on EPMO standards.
Participate in industry benchmarking efforts on project methodologies, technologies and EMPO effectiveness for continuous improvement.
Establish methods to assess project compliance with the EPMO process standards
Provide guidance and mentoring to the EPM project managers and project teams in order to adhere to the Project Lifecycle Process (PLP).
NOTE: This position may be required to occasionally travel to other Consumers Energy locations. Reliable transporation is required.

Significant complex project experience with heavy emphasis on Cost and Schedule Management, preferrably in utility, construction, or manufacturing industries
Significant risk management and mitigation experience is necessary to recognize potential issues and recommend corrective actions for success
Ability to facilitate a mixed group of stakeholders to identify process requirements and drive to consensus on process standards
Technical writing expertise for the development of process, work instructions, job aids, and other related documentation
Ideally, 10+ years of related experience