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Ameren Manager Digital Portfolio Management - Data Analytics and Automation in St. Louis, Missouri

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About The Position

The Manager, Digital Portfolio Management is responsible for defining and/or implementing project management policies and procedures and providing assistance to the Functional VP, Portfolio Directors, other IT Managers, Supervisors, and Project Managers to ensure successful execution and that these policies and procedures are followed. This position is accountable for ensuring that the Project Managers reporting to them successfully deliver on projects within the Portfolios they support.

Key responsibilities include:

  • Manage portfolio and business client relationships to ensure their service expectations for the portfolio are developed and are being met.

  • Manages portfolio to ensure adherence to strategy and financial targets.

  • Direct, motivate, and develop staff, maximizing their individual contribution, their professional growth, and their ability to function with their colleagues as a team.

  • Support Director, Digital Project Management Office, Functional VP, and Portfolio Directors to ensure a smooth workflow of demand into the project delivery cycle, project execution, and the ultimate successful hand off to operations.

  • Closely coordinate with other Digital Portfolio Managers to ensure that active projects and demand expectations are communicated across all of the Portfolios to assure project commitments are known and communicated.

  • Coach and direct Project Managers (Ameren and consultants) in the execution, financial management, tracking and reporting of project status, and adhering to the PMO methodology and internal audit requirements.

  • Manage and oversee the PMO methodology to ensure adherence and sufficiency. Proactively addresses process failures and unwarranted deviations.

  • Drive PMO methodology and processes to improve project delivery.

  • Actively champion the PMO methodology throughout the organization.

  • Stay current in the areas project management tools and additional methodologies.


Bachelor’s Degree from an accredited college or university required, preferably in Computer Science, Management Information Systems, or equivalent computer or applicable business-related major. A Project Management Professional (PMP) or Agile Certified Professional (ACP) Certification is preferred, but required within the first year of employment. Five or more years of successfully leading large complex projects using a standard project methodology, including schedule and risk management, developing project recovery plans, revising project budgets and forecasts as required. High-level team project leadership experience required. Previous supervisory experience preferred. Experience successfully running agile projects preferred. ITIL Foundations preferred. Service Design and Service Transition preferred.

In addition to the above qualifications, the successful candidate will demonstrate knowledge in the following areas:

Project Management Methodology. Technical Scheduling. Technical Reporting. System Development Life Cycle. Project Recovery and Review. Project Budgeting and Finance Management. Contract Management.

Additional Information

The Manager, Digital Portfolio Management works a standard work week in an office environment, but may also need to work off-hours for project needs, support/upgrade/outage reasons, and systems implementations. May also be required to carry a cell phone to provide the required system support (includes 24x7x365).

Ameren’s selection process includes a series of interviews and may include candidate testing and/or an individual aptitude or skill-based assessment. Specific details will be provided to qualified candidates.


All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, ethnicity, age, disability, genetic information, military service or status, pregnancy, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other class, trait, or status protected by law.

Our workforce is dedicated to keeping the lights on and the gas flowing – 24 hours a day, 365 days a year. That same kind of dedication and longstanding commitment to diversity, equity and inclusion has helped us build an "All-In" supportive and accepting diverse culture where opinions are shared in an environment where all are respected and the best solutions are put into action.

Our vision is "Leading the Way to a Sustainable Energy Future" and our mission is "To Power the Quality of Life." Our company values include safety and security, integrity, respect, diversity equity and inclusion, accountability, stewardship, teamwork and a commitment to excellence. Our "All-In" culture reflects how we care, serve with passion, deliver for customers, communities and shareholders and win together.

Ameren's co-workers spend thousands of hours each year giving back to their communities. The company supports their donations of time through a Dollars for Doers program and also offers a Matching Grant program for donations made to postsecondary schools.

Ameren has an unwavering commitment to sustainability. That includes how we perform as a steward of the environment, how we manage our relationships with customers, communities and workforce and provide robust governance and oversight of our practices. We are committed to clean energy. The company has established a net-zero carbon emissions goal by 2045 across all its operations in Missouri and Illinois. In addition, Ameren laid out plans for its largest-ever expansion of clean wind and solar generation that maintains the reliability and affordability that customers have come to expect. Interim carbon emissions goals include a 50% reduction by 2030 and an 85% reduction by 2040, from 2005 levels.

St. Louis-based Ameren Corporation powers the quality of life for 2.4 million electric customers and more than 900,000 natural gas customers in a 64,000-square-mile area through its Ameren Missouri and Ameren Illinois rate-regulated utility subsidiaries. Ameren Illinois provides electric transmission and distribution service and natural gas distribution service. Ameren Missouri provides electric generation, transmission and distribution services, as well as natural gas distribution service. Ameren Transmission Company of Illinois operates a rate-regulated electric transmission business in the Midcontinent Independent System Operator, Inc. For more information, visit ( , or follow us on Twitter at @AmerenCorp , , or .

Ameren is committed to equal employment opportunities and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, ethnicity, age, disability, genetic information, military service or status, pregnancy, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other class, trait, or status protected by applicable law.