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Idaho Power Company IT Project Manager - Entry, Mid, Senior in Boise, Idaho

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Application Deadline:

02/10/2023 at 11:59 pm Mountain Time

# of Positions:

1

Job Type:

Regular

Job End Date:

Exemption Status:

Non-Exempt

Pay Range:

Entry: $32.29 - $40.36; Mid/Senior: $85,300.80 - $123,739.20

Minimum Age Requirement:

Job Description:

Idaho Power — headquartered in vibrant Boise, Idaho — is looking for an IT Project Manager to join our Information Technology team.

It’s an exciting time to work for Idaho Power. We’re working toward our goal of providing 100% clean energy by 2045, and our work plays a critical role in our customers’ lives and in communities we serve across Idaho and Oregon. In addition to the meaningful work we do, we offer work-life balance, competitive pay and benefits, an employee incentive plan, and both a 401k employer-match and a pension plan, making Idaho Power one of the best employers in the state.

While this position is based at Idaho Power’s downtown Boise location, we offer both flexible schedules and the opportunity to work up to 40% remote.

Wages for each level are as follows:

Entry Wage: $32.29 - $40.36 Non-Exempt

Mid/Senior Wage: $85,300.80 - $123,739.20 Exempt

What does an Entry IT Project Manager do for us?

Under direct supervision, the Entry IT Project Manager is responsible for managing small technology projects and resources, providing administrative support for the IT PPMO, and providing project coordination for the Technology Portfolio projects.

The Entry IT Project Manager will utilize IT PPMO standards to guide projects from initiation through completion; delivering value while remaining on-time and within budget.

The technology projects typically managed by the Entry IT Project Manager can range from 1-4 months duration and budgets less than $100,000.

This position resides within the Information Technology (IT) PPMO organization.

What does an IT Project Manager do for us?

Under moderate supervision, the IT Project Manager is responsible for managing medium-to-large technology projects and resources, providing mentorship to Entry IT Project Managers, and providing feedback to improve upon the IT PPMO standards.

The IT Project Manager will utilize IT PPMO standards to guide projects from initiation through completion. They will leverage techniques from both predictive and adaptive project approaches to deliver value while remaining on-time and within budget.

The technology projects typically managed by the IT Project Manager can range from 6-12 months duration and budgets less than $500,000. The projects may include, but are not limited to: software upgrades, hardware upgrades, software development, and off-the-shelf solution implementations.

What does a Senior IT Project Manager do for us?

Working independently, the Senior IT Project Manager is responsible for managing large, high-risk, multi-faceted technology projects and resources, providing mentoring and coaching to other staff members, contributing directly to the maturity of the IT PPMO, and teaching project management courses for the organization.

The Senior IT Project Manager will utilize IT PPMO standards to guide projects from initiation through completion. They will leverage techniques from both predictive and adaptive project approaches to deliver value while remaining on-time and within budget.

The technology projects typically managed by the Senior IT Project Manager can range from 6-24 months duration and may have budgets exceeding $1 million. The projects may include, but are not limited to: software upgrades, hardware upgrades, software development, and off-the-shelf solution implementations.

This position resides within the Information Technology (IT) PPMO organization.

REQUIRED SKILLS

Entry IT Project Manager:

Knowledge of:

  • Basic understanding of project management principles

Skills in:

  • Communication

  • Scheduling

  • Task Management

  • Meeting Facilitation

  • Microsoft Word

  • Microsoft Excel

  • Microsoft PowerPoint

  • Microsoft SharePoint

Ability to:

  • Ability to interact in a professional manner with a wide range of employees, from technical staff to non-technical staff

  • Tailor communications to different audiences

  • Strong attention to detail

  • Ability to learn quickly

IT Project Manager:

Knowledge of:

  • Sound understanding of project management principles, preferably from the Project Management Institute (PMI)

  • Understanding of both predictive and adaptive project management processes and techniques

  • Basic knowledge of Business System Analyst (BSA) best practices including requirements management, business case development, process definition and improvement, and test management

  • Basic understanding of portfolio management

  • Basic understanding of software development practices

  • Basic understanding of IT operations practices

Skills in:

  • Communication

  • Leadership

  • Scheduling

  • Task Management

  • Work Breakdown Structures (WBS)

  • Meeting Facilitation

  • Quality Management

  • Risk Management

  • Organizational Change Management

  • Microsoft Word, Microsoft Excel, Microsoft PowerPoint, Microsoft Visio, Microsoft SharePoint, Microsoft Project/Project Server

Ability to:

  • Ability to interact with and lead a wide range of employees, from technical staff to non-technical staff

  • Tailor communications to different audiences

  • Strong attention to detail with a focus on the strategic/big picture

  • Ability to learn quickly

  • With minimal assistance, distinguish the most effective process, tools, and techniques to apply to each project

  • Communicate effectively with mid and senior-level leaders

Senior IT Project Manager:

Knowledge of:

  • In-depth and comprehensive understanding of project management principles

  • Preferably from the Project Management Institute (PMI)

  • Strong understanding of both predictive and adaptive project management processes and techniques

  • Sound knowledge of Business System Analyst (BSA) best practices including requirements management, business case development, process definition and improvement, and test management

  • Sound understanding of portfolio management

  • Basic understanding of program management

  • Sound understanding of software development practices

  • Sound understanding of IT operations practices

Skills in:

  • Communication

  • Leadership

  • Critical Thinking

  • Negotiation

  • Risk Management

  • Contract Management

  • Scheduling

  • Task Management

  • Work Breakdown

  • Structures (WBS)

  • Story Mapping

  • Meeting Facilitation

  • Coaching

  • Quality Management

  • Project Recovery

  • Organizational Change Management

  • Microsoft Word, Microsoft Excel, Microsoft PowerPoint, Microsoft Visio, Microsoft SharePoint, Microsoft Project/Project Server, Microsoft Power BI, Microsoft Azure DevOps Server

Ability to:

  • Ability to interact with, lead, and influence a wide range of employees, from technical staff to non-technical staff

  • Tailor communications to different audiences

  • Ability to learn quickly

  • Seamlessly monitor and manage the details of a project while keeping the strategic purpose and deliverables in focus

  • Independently distinguish the most effective process, tools, and techniques to apply to each project

  • Mentor, coach, and teach others in project management practices

  • Take on projects outside of the technology space, as requested

  • Communicate effectively with executive-level audiences

MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS

Entry IT Project Manager:

Education:

  • Bachelor’s degree in business, computer science, or related field

OR

  • An equivalent combination of education, experience, training, and/or certifications

Experience:

  • N/A

Preferred:

  • 1 years in a project management-related role

Licenses & Certifications: N/A

IT Project Manager:

Education:

  • Bachelor’s degree in business, computer science, or related field

OR

  • An equivalent combination of education, experience, training, and/or certifications

Experience:

  • 2 years of experience in a project management role with a minimum of:

  • 1 year managing technology projects

  • Prefer:

  • Experience managing technology projects

  • Ability to manage projects using adaptive and predictive approaches

Senior IT Project Manager:

Education:

  • Bachelor’s degree in business, computer science, or related field

OR

  • An equivalent combination of education, experience, training, and/or certifications

Experience:

  • 5 or more years of experience in a project management role with a minimum of:

  • 3 years of experience managing technology projects

  • Proven ability to manage projects using adaptive and predictive approaches

Preferred:

  • Experience managing highly complex technology projects including but not limited to: enterprise-level technology implementations

  • Managing purchased solutions that include management of a vendor and/or contract resources.

Licenses & Certifications:

  • PMI-PMP (Project Management Professional) PMI-ACP (Agile Certified Practitioner) Certified Scrum Master

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS

This position requires working at a desk/computer for extended periods of time. It requires the use of office equipment, fine motor skills including typing on the computer, dialing phones, filing paper, and working in close proximity to other people. There may be occasional lifts of no more than 10 lbs. The above is a summary of the primary essential functions of the position. This job may require the performance of additional tasks assigned by company leaders or management. Questions regarding job requirements or accommodation requests should be directed to Human Resources

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION

Must be able to act in other project-related roles such as Scrum Master, Program Manager, or Business Systems Analyst (BSA).

Partners with the contracting agent to ensure the contracts (MSA, SLA, SOW, etc.) align with company and technology requirements for desired project approach, implementation, and ongoing support.

Senior:

May act in the role of a Scrum Master.

Participates in but is not directly responsible for contracting in projects.

Competencies:

Adaptability, Communication, Emotional Intelligence Essentials, Facilitating Change, Initiating Action, Planning and Organizing


Need Assistance Completing Your Application?

Please contact our Recruiting Office if you have questions, require assistance or accommodation while applying for employment with Idaho Power Company: Phone : 208-388-2965 or Email : jobs@idahopower.com

Idaho Power is an Equal Opportunity Employer

We're proud to be an equal opportunity employer . All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, sex (including pregnancy), age, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information, veteran status, physical or mental disability, marital status, and any other status protected by applicable federal and state laws.

Please note: Idaho Power will not provide sponsorship for obtaining an employment visa, such as an H-1B visa.

About Us

With 17 hydroelectric power plants along the Snake River and its tributaries, Idaho Power is proud to provide reliable, affordable, clean energy to customers in southern Idaho and eastern Oregon.

Our nearly 2,000 employees serve more than 600,000 customers in a service area spanning an estimated 24,000 square miles. They live, work and play in some of the most beautiful and rugged landscapes in the West.

We’re working toward our goal of providing 100% clean energy by 2045 (https://www.idahopower.com/energy-environment/energy/clean-today-cleaner-tomorrow/) . We hope you’ll join us.

Learn more about the benefits of working (https://www.idahopower.com/about-us/careers/what-we-offer/) for Idaho Power.

Contact Information

Phone: 208-388-2965

Email: jobs@idahopower.com

Fax: 208-388-6695

Idaho Power Company

Recruiting Office

P.O. Box 70

Boise, ID 83707

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