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Southern California Edison Project Manager, Portfolio Performance and Oversight [REMOTE] in Pomona, California

Job Description

Join the Clean Energy Revolution

Become a Project Manager, Portfolio Performance and Oversight at Southern California Edison (SCE) and build a better tomorrow. In this job, you will act as a Project Manager helping to build a safe, reliable, resilient, and cost-efficient power distribution system. As a Project Manager, your work will help power our planet, reduce carbon emissions, and create cleaner air for everyone. Are you ready to take on the challenge to help us build the future?

The Portfolio Performance and Oversight (PP&O) team within Distribution Program Management will centralize the management and implementation of processes, projects, programs, and tools related to Distribution Performance. This team is responsible for tracking, analyzing, and reporting out on Distribution goals and metrics and for helping drive overall performance in Distribution to the successful achievement of stated goals and targets. The position will provide project management, and lead performance capability related projects for PP&O with a portfolio of over $3B in Capital execution, and resource levels exceeding 500 construction crew equivalents. This portfolio is expected to grow by over 40% in the next 3 years.

The successful candidate will effectively build stakeholder engagement by proactively executing on project/program plan elements, applying change management techniques to maintain, improve and/or implement new performance management work methods, processes, procedures, and policies; identifying areas for improvement and developing and implementing strategies to address performance challenges; analyzing information and data to develop recommendations/strategies; leading and directing cross-functional and interdepartmental teams to achieve project objectives; facilitating meetings, presentations and discussions in order to achieve project/program objectives. The Project Manager will establish consistent and structured processes, which will help reduce redundancy and create sustainable and valuable performance management work processes, and will work with T&D leadership, key partners, and other organization units to ensure results align with strategies and goals.

A day in the life - Get ready to think big, work smart and shine bright!

  • Manage projects/programs from the point of defining the project scope, objective, to developing, maintaining, communicating, implementing, and sustaining a project plan solution.

  • Act as key consultant to manage, identify and provide recommendations for improvement opportunities that will help develop and mature performance management capabilities.

  • Scheduling and facilitating meetings, sponsor updates, presentations, and discussions with a variety of audiences and levels across the organization.

  • Developing and implementing strategic goal and business plans, and widespread change initiatives, such as those in support of major business/process improvement initiatives related to performance management.

  • Implementing, establishing, and maintaining key strategic metrics that ensure effectiveness across Distribution.

  • Analyzing information and/or data, developing recommendations and solutions, and effectively communicating recommendations to management.

  • Providing governance on overall performance management capabilities, including standards, tools, and process.

  • Making strategic decisions regarding establishing and changing project/program direction.

  • Identifying and managing resolution of major or complex issues.

  • Represent the department and company as required with contractors, suppliers, other departments, and/or other parties.

  • Maintaining a safety conscious work environment by following Edison safety protocols and safe work practices and perform other duties and responsibilities as assigned.


The essentials

  • 7 or more years of experience in project management.

  • Experience working in an electric utility.

The preferred

  • Bachelor's degree or higher in Business, Engineering, Psychology, or a related field.

  • Project Management Professional (PMP) or Program Management Certificate.

  • Experience with performance management tools and processes.

  • Must be proficient in Microsoft Suite products, including Microsoft Word, Excel, and PowerPoint.

  • Content management experience with SharePoint or similar.

  • Must have excellent oral and written communication skills.

  • Six Sigma Yellow, Green, or Black Belt.

You should know.

  • The position’s work mode is remote . Employee can work primarily at home or remote however, the employee will be expected to come to an SCE facility on occasion. Unless otherwise noted, employees are required to reside in the state of California. Hiring organizations can add further requirements related to specific jobs. Further details of this work mode will be discussed at the interview stage.

  • Visit our Candidate Resource ( page to get meaningful information related to benefits, perks, resources, testing information, hiring process, and more!

  • Position may require up to 10-20% traveling and being out in the field throughout the SCE service territory.

  • Relocation does not apply to this position.

About Southern California Edison

The people at SCE do not just keep the lights on. Our mission is so much bigger. We are fueling the kind of innovation that is changing an entire industry, and quite possibly the planet. Join us and create a future with cleaner energy, while providing our customers with the safety and reliability they demand. At SCE, you will have a chance to grow personally and professionally, making a real impact in Southern California and around the world.

At SCE, we celebrate our differences. We are a proud Equal Opportunity Employer and will not discriminate based on race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability, protected veteran status or any other protected status.

We are committed to ensuring that individuals with disabilities are provided reasonable accommodation to participate in the job application or interview process, to perform essential job functions, and to receive other benefits and privileges of employment. Please contact us to request accommodations at (833) 343-0727.