Pacific Gas & Electric Company Manager of Electric Transmission Governance, Reporting & Business Technology Operations in Rocklin, California

Requisition ID # 15361

Job Category : Business Operations / Strategy; Compliance / Risk / Quality Assurance; Information Technology; Maintenance / Construction / Operations

Job Level : Manager/Principal

Business Unit: Electric Operations

Job Location : Rocklin

Company

Based in San Francisco, Pacific Gas and Electric Company, a subsidiary of PG&E Corporation (NYSE:PCG), is one of the largest combined natural gas and electric utilities in the United States.And we deliver some of the nation's cleanest energy to our customers in Northern and Central California. For PG&E, Together, Building a Better California is not just a slogan.It's the very core of our mission and the scale by which we measure our success. We know that the nearly 16 million people who do business with our company count on our more than 24,000 employees for far more than the delivery of utility services.They, along with every citizen of the state we call home, also expect PG&E to help improve their quality of life, the economic vitality of their communities, and the prospect for a better future fueled by clean, safe, reliable and affordable energy.

Pacific Gas and Electric Company is an Affirmative Action and Equal Employment Opportunity employer that actively pursues and hires a diverse workforce. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color,national origin, ancestry, sex, age, religion, physical or mental disability status, medical condition, protected veteran status, marital status, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity, gender expression, genetic informationor any other factor that is not related to the job.

Position Summary

The Manager of Electric Transmission Governance, Reporting & Business Technology Operations is a new position, reporting to the Director of ET Project & Contract Governance. This position manages cross-functional teams that build, administer, and improve the systems that Electric Transmission Operations uses to plan and manage the execution of work. The group ensures that systems continue to be in alignment with existing business processes by working closely with the lines of business and Information Technology. The group provides high quality and responsive service to Leadership by driving critical planning activities and vital system governance efforts and also by building synergies with other groups to achieve initiatives.

Qualifications

Minimum:

  • Bachelor's Degree or equivalent experience

  • 8 years of relevant experience

Desired:

  • Prior supervisory/managerial experience

  • MBA or other advanced degrees

  • Knowledge of SharePoint, and programmed databases (e.g. SQL Server)

  • Knowledge of electric utility business operations. Understanding of end-to-end processes associated with the execution of a large portfolio of work, such as long-term planning, project management, work and resource management, sourcing, engineering, and construction.

  • Excellent communication skills (written and verbal) to effective convey messages to upper management. Ability to present information within a wide spectrum of situations, including large groups, small informal settings, online webinars, and in 1:1 settings

  • Strong relationship management and collaboration skills to develops broad networks within enterprise settings.

  • Knowledge of business analysis, forecasting and reporting to develop metrics aligned with company strategy. Ability to monitor, gather and analyze information, to determine potential impacts, and to recommend responses to challenges.

  • Project management skills.

  • Strong leadership skills to effectively manage staff and build cohesive high performing matrixed teams.

  • Strategic and analytical thinking and problem-solving ability.

  • Knowledge of enterprise work management systems or software such as SAP, Primavera, and other related systems.

Responsibilities

  • Manages ET Governance, Reporting & Business Technology teams.

  • Ensures compliance with external agency reporting requirements related to program oversight for Electric Transmission programs.

  • Manages project and contract governance and related process improvement activities.

  • Facilitates new or enhanced project and contract management system implementation tools including PDS, HeavyBid, Unifier, ProjectWise, and Contract Management Database.

  • Develops and gains senior leadership approval and implements governance processes and practices. Leads the team in ensuring all applicable policies, procedures, and standards regarding company-wide project and contract management already deployed and in production are maintained and sustained at the right level of quality and consistency.

  • Provides guidance to Lines of Business for their procedures and foster adherence.

  • Conducts benchmarking on best practices and recommends process and/or system improvements.

  • Routinely engages partner/functional organizations to gather information/feedback on updates, issues, improvements, etc.

  • Represents Electric Transmission Operations on enterprise-wide committees with decision making authority around strategic plans for enterprise-wide standards, procedures, reporting and/or technology.

  • Leads cross-functional teams coordinating with external departments in order to achieve accurate reporting of performance results.

  • Provides strategic direction to the planning, implementation, administration, maintenance and governance of Electric Transmission Operations and enterprise-wide project management and/or reporting tools.

  • Responsible for business intelligence and business analysis activities in support of Electric Transmission Operations.

  • Responsible for ensuring adherence to standards for project and contract reporting and/or records management.

  • Facilitates broad acceptance and adoption of system solutions through targeted change management efforts.

  • Drives change management and process enhancement activities to support systems implementation efforts.

  • Builds, coaches, develops, and leads the Governance & Reporting and Business Technology teams to achieve department goals and individual development objectives.

  • Contributes to group financial performance by monitoring budget and system performance, controlling costs, and reviewing and approving expenses.