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Central Hudson Gas & Electric Corporation Technology Project Manager in Poughkeepsie, New York

Benefits :

  • Competitive compensation

  • Medical, Dental, and Vision insurance

  • 401(k) Retirement Savings Plan with substantial company match

  • Life and Travel Insurance

  • Tuition Assistance

  • Wellness Reimbursement Program

  • Paid Holidays and Vacation

What is a Technology Project Manager?

A Technology Project Manager reports to the Technology PMO Program Manager and leverages Central Hudson Technology Project Management methodology to deliver moderate to large scale projects within scope, schedule, and cost criteria. This position drives the initiation, planning, design, testing, and delivery stages of technology projects in a matrix environment to achieve measurable business objectives. The Technology Project Manager oversees the entire project lifecycle from initiation (intake) through transition to operations (project closure).

What does a Technology Project Manager do?


  • Demonstrates strong interpersonal and customer service skills to drive collaborative project deliveries and promote the value of project management across the organization

  • Manages vendor relationships throughout the duration of related projects and collaborates with vendor implementation resources to ensure alignment of expectations and deliverables

  • Collaborates with stakeholders to create project artifacts that align within the appropriate stage of project execution (i.e. scope, schedule, budget, test plan, communication plan, education plan, activation plan, & change control)

  • Drives critical, time-sensitive discussions related to risks, issues, dependencies, and decision points with stakeholders and collaborates with the team to develop corresponding action plans

  • Actively contributes to the evolution of the IT PMO (Project Management Office) by recommending new efficiency-based processes, educating stakeholders on the value of project management, providing feedback during team discussions, and owning development and implementation of approved changes

  • Understands and applies Organizational Change Management principles to projects to ensure effective communication and adoption

  • Provides support during storm restoration efforts

Project Management, Financial Strength & Risk Management

  • Leverages PMBOK, Software Development Lifecycle (SDLC) Waterfall, SDLC Iterative, and Agile project management frameworks to define project governance, manage risks, and drive the delivery of projects within scope, schedule, and cost constraints

  • Consistently provides effective status reporting that contains the appropriate level of actionable detail for Executive, Sponsor-level, and project team recipients

  • Creates and maintains accurate project estimates, budgets, and actively manages cost forecasts throughout the project

  • Executes proper change control processes to provide transparency and effectively manage scope, schedule, and cost

  • Proficiently leverages Project Management tools such as MS Project, Excel, PowerPoint, Visio, PPM and budgeting software to ensure high-quality project deliveries

  • Adheres to all policies and procedures, including but not limited to change management, incident reporting, time accounting, expense reporting, purchase requisition processes, and compliance requirements


  • Ability to understand technical constraints, dependencies, and frameworks to ensure the delivery of a high-quality solution

  • Partner with technical leads and vendors to ensure the translation of requirements into comprehensive test plans and technical solutions (Requirements Traceability)

  • Demonstrate technical acumen to ensure project team executes high-quality design, testing, and cutover activities

What does it take to be a Technology Project Manager?


  • Bachelor’s degree in Information Technology, Computer Science, Business Administration or a related field. Equivalent of education and experience may be considered.

  • 5+ years of professional experience formally leading projects within a cross-functional environment

  • Strong experience working within the Software Development Lifecycle (SDLC) Waterfall and Iterative models

  • Ability to tactfully drive indirect reports and pivot while maintaining order in a fast-paced business environment

  • Experience providing a service to internal stakeholders to achieve successful outcomes

  • Demonstrated capability for problem solving, decision making, sound judgment, assertiveness

  • Excellent oral and written communication skills as well as strong presentation skills and the ability to conduct presentations to large groups

  • Strong relationship building and interpersonal skills

  • Experienced user of MS Project and MS Office toolset (Word, Excel, Visio, and PowerPoint)

  • Valid driver’s license


  • Project Management Professional (PMP), Six Sigma, or Agile certification

  • Experience working on Operational Technology (OT) Projects

  • Experience working on projects that included Industrial Control Systems

  • Experience working on projects that included SCADA systems

  • Experience working on EMS, DMS and/or DMS projects; experience with GE systems is highly preferred

  • Experience working in Software Development and Test Organizations

  • Master’s degree (in aforementioned fields)

  • Experience in Energy & Utilities or services industry

  • Experience with SAP implementations or optimizations

  • Experience with PPM tools (e.g. UMT360, Planview, ServiceNow, Project Server Online, etc.)

  • Experience in a consultative role with an implementation service organization or start-up

This position has a career path which allows for advancement opportunities within a job series. The title and level are commensurate with experience. Pay range: $109,200 - $187,600

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Applications sent via e-mail and US Mail will not be accepted. No phone calls or agencies, please. All replies will be held in strict confidence.

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment and will not be discriminated against on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability, or protected veteran status. Central Hudson Gas & Electric Corporation takes affirmative action in support of its policy to employ and advance in employment individuals who are minorities, women, protected veterans, and individuals with disabilities.


Look to Central Hudson for an environment that fosters teamwork, safety awareness and impeccable customer service. We are committed to educational development, employee satisfaction and a diverse workforce. We also have a strong belief in and long history of promoting from within. Our employees enjoy numerous opportunities for transition and growth throughout their careers.

We offer a comprehensive benefits package including competitive compensation, health benefits, 401K plan with substantial company match, tuition assistance, wellness reimbursement, life insurance, and paid holidays and vacation.