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South Jersey Industries IT Project Manager IV in Folsom, New Jersey

About Us

South Jersey Industries (SJI) is an energy holding company that delivers clean energy services to 700,000+ customers and businesses throughout 14 counties in New Jersey. As part of our core values, SJI is dedicated to being a community partner and developing innovative clean energy solutions to meet the needs of the future. To do this, we depend on our workforce of over 1,100+ talented, diverse employees who help us deliver safe, reliable, affordable clean energy for a better today and tomorrow.

At SJI, we believe that our employees are our most valuable asset. Whether you’re a seasoned operations technician or an early-career legal professional, our culture, inclusive workforce, and leadership development and training programs will provide you with the tools you need to either kickstart your career or bring it to new heights.

Position Summary

A career in IT Project Management at South Jersey Industries provides the opportunity to own all aspects of projects throughout the entire software development life cycle from initiation to delivery. This includes project artifact creation and updates, budget forecasting and variance reporting, resource forecasting and allocation, progress tracking, change control, testing, documentation, training and organizational change management, cutover planning, hyper-care support, and project closure. Projects encompass a wide range of scale, complexity, and areas, including networks, servers, business facing activities, and software implementations and upgrades.

The IT Project Manager IV effectively coordinates work performed by IT staff, internal stakeholders, and external partners. This professional develops detailed project plans and manages all implementation processes. The IT Project Manager champions project design that facilitates the achievement of team, department, and organizational priorities. In alignment with the organization’s core values, this key team member maintains a high level of awareness to safety in the workplace related to both design and deployment. This key team member plays a critical role in successful project delivery within agreed budget, scope, and schedule of IT projects. This role has opportunity to make an impact on both the project management team and cross-functional teams and enable teams to meet goals. The successful candidate will possess a superb understanding of project management concepts, practices, and procedures. This is a dynamic leadership role at a stable, growing organization pioneering New Jersey’s Clean Energy Future.

Essential Functions:

  • Review complete project documents for conformity and quality assurance

  • Develop new techniques and improved processes, materials, products, and champion the development of PMO strategies and roadmaps

  • Assist senior leadership and staff as a strategic technical advisor

  • Leverage advanced techniques and professional judgement while applying diversified knowledge of principles and practices to strategically modify or extend project management processes and complete assignments

  • Establish effective methods and procedures on new assignments while coordinating activities of other project managers and teams

  • Serve as a technical subject matter expert on processes and techniques for other team members

  • Provide training and guidance to new team members

  • Confer on complex questions and issues from senior engineers and professionals

Qualifications

Required Skills:

  • Demonstrated understanding of PMO and SDLC best practices, including experience with Waterfall, Agile, and Hybrid methodologies

  • Knowledge of Windows-based hardware and software applications, Enterprise Business Systems, and MS Office Suite, Visio, MS Project, Gantt Charts, or other project management tools

  • Effective communication, client relations, and customer service skills for managing contractor and vendor relationships and leading hybrid teams

  • Exceptional analytical skills

  • Skilled at interpreting and creating technical and process documentation

    Preferred Skills:

  • Demonstrated success with ServiceNow’s ITBM/SPM Portfolio/Program/Project Management suite or similar software

    Required Background:

  • Bachelor’s degree with 8 years of relevant experience, or;

  • Master’s degree with 6 years of relevant experience

  • Additional work experience may be considered in lieu of degree

    Preferred Background:

  • Project Management Professional (PMP) certification

  • Experience in a leadership or management role

Explore the Possibilities

South Jersey Industries employs a diverse range of talent – from construction contractors to environmental specialists. Regardless of the position, mentoring and networking, hands-on experience, gaining industry knowledge and the opportunity to make a meaningful impact on our business and in our communities are all exciting ways that we welcome our employees at SJI. And as a company committed to creating an engaging culture built on inclusion and diversity, you’re sure to find an opportunity that makes you feel included, empowered, and ready to “bring your whole self to work” every day.

Benefits Package Overview

SJI offers a competitive and comprehensive benefits package to eligible employees.

The SJI “Total Rewards” Benefits Package include:

  • Flexible vacation, Paid Time Off, and Sick Leave package

  • Comprehensive Health, Dental, and Vision Insurance

  • Short-term and Long-term Disability Insurance

  • 401(k), with generous company match

  • Employee Resource Groups to encourage employee engagement, nurture professional development, and foster an inclusive environment.

    Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer

At this time, SJI is only considering applicants authorized to work in the United States currently and in the future without the need for visa sponsorship.

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