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Pacificorp Princ Tech Product Mgr, Portland, OR, (Remote work available) #109540 in PORTLAND, Oregon

Princ Tech Product Mgr, Portland, OR, (Remote work available) #109540

Date: Nov 16, 2022

Location: PORTLAND, OR, US, 97232

Company: PacifiCorp

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PacifiCorp is seeking customer-centric candidates to grow and sustain our commitment to a culture of customer service excellence, environmental sustainability and diversity, equity and inclusion.

General Purpose

The Principal Product Manager will be responsible for leading Agile product delivery for new and existing technology products and technical, operational processes. The product manager will work within the Scaled Agile Framework (SAFe) to manage and coordinate process and technology development for products enabling asset data and system performance tracking and reporting. Identify and develop opportunities for new, innovative, cost effective products. Analyze and develop positions on emerging technologies as well as provide input into program and technology strategy development. Evaluate cost effectiveness of engineering proposals, maintain compliance with company tariffs and program delivery. Responsible for the management and administration of program agreements with delivery vendors as well as the development of delivery infrastructure in support of programs assigned.

Responsibilities

  • Apply Agile methodologies to research and define user problem statements, use cases, and functional requirements for multiple products

  • Perform benchmarking for alternative approaches and insights

  • Identify improvement needs based on external and internal stakeholder input, measurement and evaluation, and gap analysis

  • Develop innovative opportunities for cost effective programs and projects which meet corporate objectives and customer needs.

  • Apply Agile methodologies to develop prioritized project plans, product roadmaps, and resource allocations for multiple products

  • Manage external and internal stakeholder relationships and oversee development milestones with transparency; appropriately involve necessary stakeholders for changes in processes or technology requirements

  • Conduct user testing and product demo sessions as part of an iterative development process to ensure the deliverables fulfill specified acceptance criteria, achieve desired business outcomes, and include any documentation required

  • Promote a continuous improvement mindset by conducting retrospectives and sharing lessons learned

  • Oversee the budget development and coordinate budget activities with various groups.

  • Serve as a SME and solve complex problems with implications on cross-functional business processes and outcomes.

  • Support creation and delivery of process and technology training for end users including documentation, presentations, and in-person or virtual instructor-led trainings

  • Provide regular written and verbal updates to leadership on project status, successes, and lessons learned

  • Work closely with leadership teams to identify ways to collaborate and meet business objectives

  • Coordinate license procurement and payments for supported applications

  • Support regulatory activities by writing testimony, responding to data requests, meeting with regulators and other IOUs, and providing content for regulatory processes

  • May lead teams. Train/mentor junior staff.

Requirements

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Business or Engineering; or the equivalent combination of education.

  • 7 years related professional experience.

  • Previous experience leading complex product teams or in a leadership role.

  • Advanced technical knowledge Agile methodologies.

  • Analytical and evaluation skills to define critical tasks, establish sequence of events, identify individuals/teams, timelines and outcomes and to produce project plans.

  • Project management skills to develop and monitor work agreements and budgets, determine specifications, schedules, timelines, and define deliverables.

  • Advanced communication and interpersonal skills to interface with team members and customers to promote positive customer outcomes.

  • Interpersonal and communication skills to facilitate team efforts, provide guidance and direction to team members.

  • Financial modeling to quantify costs and benefits of projects and to track and maintain project budgets.

  • Knowledge of project management techniques, the company’s business, applicable policies, procedures, and practices, and federal, state, and local laws.

  • Expertise in the use of technical applications, software, and tools.

Preferences

  • Master’s Degree in Business, Computer Science, or Engineering

  • Experience using and supporting electric utility data systems for outage tracking, ignition reporting, and asset data

  • Experience managing cross-functional product teams

  • Experience managing projects with more than 20 internal and external stakeholders

  • Scaled Agile Framework (SAFe) Product Manager/Product Owner certification

  • Project Management Professional (PMP) certification

Additional Information

Req Id: 109540

Company Code: PacifiCorp

Primary Location: PORTLAND

Department: Pacific Power

Schedule: Days

Personnel Subarea: Exempt

Hiring Range: $110,300-$129,800

This position is eligible for an annual discretionary performance incentive bonus of up to 15.00% of salary.

Employees must be able to perform the essential functions of the position with or without an accommodation.

At PacifiCorp, we celebrate diversity, equity and inclusion. PacifiCorp is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion or religious creed, age, national origin, ancestry, citizenship status (except as required by law), gender (including gender identity and expression), sex (including pregnancy), sexual orientation, genetic information, physical or mental disability, medical condition, veteran or military status, familial or parental status, marital status or any other category protected by applicable local, state or U.S. federal law.

All offers of employment are contingent upon the successful completion of a background check and drug screening.

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