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Consumers Energy Project Manager II in Jackson, Michigan

Join the diverse and dynamic team that powers Michigan's largest energy provider and one of the nation's largest gas and electric combination utilities. Consumers Energy services 6.7 million of Michigan's 10 million residents - caring for our friends and neighbors in all 68 Lower Peninsula counties. We embrace a cleaner and leaner utility vision focused on eliminating energy waste and adding renewable energy from sources such as wind and solar.

At Consumers Energy, we offer more than just a place to work. We foster a culture that supports career development, growth, and stability, and we take pride in offering our co-workers excellent benefits and compensation packages. We are deliberately creating an inclusive culture that makes our diverse team of co-workers feel valued, supported, and empowered every day. We're a company made up of thousands of people, all with different stories to share and work to do, but we stand united in our company purpose: world class performance delivering hometown service.

General Summary

Plan and manage medium-to-large sized gas projects with moderate to high complexity. Ensure projects results contribute to a positive business value. Meet agreed upon scope, cost, schedule and quality objectives. Develop and maintain project plans that provide timely deliverables in order to achieve project objectives.

Job Description/Responsibilities

  • Utilizing Project Management tools and techniques, manage multiple complex projects

  • Identify and recommend new processes, techniques and standards that drive performance and process management

  • Identify, prioritize and drive the implementation of process enhancements

  • Validate financial forecasts and provide on-going reconciliation of resources and other related project expenditures

  • Assist in the development of performance metrics and track performance of project executed

    Knowledge/Skills/Abilities

  • 5 or more year of engineering/business experience with demonstrated capability to lead medium to large scale projects, simultaneously with multiple small-scale projects

  • Project management skills, including the ability to meet deadlines

  • Planning, organizational and leadership skills

  • Communication skills including verbal, written, meeting facilitation and negotiations

  • Interpersonal skills, including the ability to make effective presentations and communicate technical concepts to non-technical clients

  • A proven ability to work across departments collaboratively to resolve issues, drive projects to closure, achieve desired results/goals, and/or implement change as needed

    Requirements/Qualifications

  • 8 or more years applied engiĀ­neerĀ­ing or equivalent working experience; including project management experience. Project Management Professional (PMP) certification is preferred. If not certified, employee must obtain certification within 3 years of entering the job family

  • BA in technical field preferred

    Location is Jackson, MI- remote options available within the State of Michigan

    Essential Functions

    Manage effectively multiple medium to large gas projects that meet the needs of our customers to provide safe and reliable service.

    Mostly indoor but some site visits to construction sites during construction season

    Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

All qualified applicants will not be discriminated against and will receive consideration for employment without regard to protected veteran status, disability, race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or national origin.

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