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PG&E Principal, Execution Performance Program Manager (Flexible location) in Oakland, California

Principal, Execution Performance Program Manager (Flexible location) Location Oakland, California;

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Requisition ID # 149634

Job Category: Project / Program Management

Job Level: Manager/Principal

Business Unit: Operations - Other

Work Type: Hybrid

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Position Summary

The Execution Performance Program Manager manages and/or administers a company program, a grouping of project work or a special customer offering with an assigned/designated annual financial budget. The incumbent provides oversight, governance, communication, training, reporting as well as overall process and project management for the assigned program. He / She manages the program budget, which may include developing and presenting the budget proposal.

This position is hybrid, working from your remote office, and your assigned location based on business need. Headquarter location is flexible within PG&E service territory.

PG&E is providing the salary range that the company in good faith believes it might pay for this position at the time of the job posting. This compensation range is specific to the locality of the job. The actual salary paid to an individual will be based on multiple factors, including, but not limited to, specific skills, education, licenses or certifications, experience, market value, geographic location, collective bargaining agreements, and internal equity.

A reasonable salary range is:​

Bay Area Minimum: $140,000

Bay Area Maximum: $​238,000


California Minimum: $133,000

California Maximum: $226,000

This job is also eligible to participate in PG&E’s discretionary incentive compensation programs.


  • In-scope programs include: Lean Operating System deployment in MID, Safety-related initiatives including deployment of the hazard wheel and oversight of the Safety Barometer and resulting actions, oversight and coordination of the PG&E Safety Excellence Management System within MID.

  • Applies depth and breadth of knowledge of Program Management to the most unique and complex problems. Works autonomously. Anticipates issues and develops innovative solutions. Demonstrates program leadership with internal & external stakeholders to support company goals. May design and develop new, complex programs.

  • Recognized subject matter expert who may represent PG&E to external agencies on sensitive or complex issues. Partners with partner organizations in developing messaging and strategy.

  • May manage major cross-functional projects and initiatives. May lead initiatives that impact utility or industry developments.

  • Manages all aspects of programs that are cross functional, complex, of broad scope and have a significant financial or political impact on the line of business. Leads development of overall strategy to achieve program goals.

  • Partners with Manager/Director to determine most appropriate and effective program performance metrics. Develops content and format for reports and dashboards. Prepares and presents regular updates to senior management, addressing issues and gaining buy-in on solutions.

  • Develops both annual and long-term program work plan forecast and budget. Regularly monitors costs vs. budget, presents status and prepares and proposes solutions to address variances.

  • Leads peers and partner organizations to develop and implement new and/ or improved processes, procedures, policies, controls, and best practices to improve customer satisfaction, efficiencies, regulatory compliance and reduce costs.

  • May work with other project or program managers or peers in other departments or regions to reschedule work, re-allocate funds and explore creative solutions to achieve financial and productivity goals.

  • Leads benchmarking efforts/projects in the industry to share information, seek best practices in electric program management. Develops recommendations for PG&E, develops proposals/business case and presents to senior management. Gains buy-in and leads implementation.

  • Represents the program as a subject matter expert and stakeholder on process improvement teams, regulatory filings, and various stakeholder groups. Supports the GRC witness with testimony development by providing data and request response support.

  • Develops communication and training plans. Ensures target audience is fully educated and adheres to program policies, processes, procedures. Ensures regulatory compliance with the program.

  • May act as business owner for specialized systems or tools used as part of the project work in the program. Works with IT and/or tool vendor on defining user needs and implementing enhancements/updates.

  • Develops or provides significant input to PG&E leadership and/or other utilities with similar programs.

  • Coaches and mentors less experienced employees.



  • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent experience

  • 10 years of total related experience


  • Organizational strategy experience

  • Experience producing/creating content for executives

  • Consulting experience

  • PMP Certification

  • Experience in electric utility maintenance and construction

  • In depth knowledge of electric utility processes, regulatory requirements, critical success factors, goals and initiatives.

  • Highly skilled at leading project teams.

  • Advanced financial management & budgeting skills and business acumen

  • Expertise in communication, interpersonal/collaboration influence and negotiation and process management.

  • Analytical and creative problem-solving, strategic decision-making ability.

  • Broad knowledge of project management, process improvement best practices, concepts, methods and techniques.

  • High-level organizational skills and ability to multi-task.

  • Advanced skills in Microsoft Office tools.

  • Advanced presentation skills to effectively convey complex issues to internal and external parties of various levels.

  • May need knowledge of various enterprise resource planning (ERP) system modules


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