South Jersey Industries IT Project Manager III in United States

Basic Function:

The Project Manager has primary responsibility for managing the Planning and Execution efforts for a set of assigned projects. Responsibilities include, but not limited to:

  • Day to day project management, scope, cost and schedule management

  • Status reporting, tracking the project schedule, budget and benefits

  • Lead projects through the system development life cycle and successfully manage the projects from initiation to closure

  • Assumes ownership of the project deliverables and results



  • A four year Bachelors’ degree in Business, Computer Sciences or related field. Experience may be substituted for the educational requirement

  • PMI (Project Management Institute) Certification desired


  • Experience with and knowledge of Enterprise Business Systems

  • Knowledge of Windows-based hardware and software applications required

  • MS Office Suite, Visio, MS Project, Gantt Charts or other project management tools

  • Excellent communication and analytical skills required

  • Excellent client relations and customer services skills required

  • SDLC (Software Development Life Cycle) best practices

  • PMO (Project Management Office) best practices

Essential Functions:

  • Responsible for managing the complete life cycle of mid-size internal projects, including approval, planning, execution, and closeout to ensure planned results are achieved on time and within budget

  • Develop comprehensive schedule and drives progress to plan, proactively managing changes

  • Work with vendors and team to establish and achieve project goals

  • Ensure that requirements are properly articulated, prioritized and detailed on roadmaps and backlogs

  • Identify projects issues, gaps, conflicts, and propose solutions

  • Track critical project deliverables with core team and facilitates solutions when issues arise

  • Work as the liaison between clients, business leads, functional leads, SME’s (subject matter experts), application analysts, developers and other technical team members to assist and document solutions to business problems

  • Address problems through risk management and contingency planning. Ensures effective implementation of solutions/changes

  • Facilitate and leads project meetings to drive delivery

  • Oversee the development of documentation writing and gathering in accordance with policy and SOX auditing compliance

  • Act as a single point of contact for project status. Maintains communication with stakeholders.

  • Recommend new solutions and projects in alignment with strategic plans and business requirements

  • Assist IT Department with other support related issues as required

  • Demonstrate consistent exercise of independent judgment

  • Ability to communicate technical concepts to non-technical Clients

  • Write and present effective communications to business sponsors and end-users

  • Demonstrate critical thinking, problem solving ability and initiative

  • Dedicated to continuous process improvement through feedback loops, coaching, retrospectives, and individual improvement

Explore the Possibilities

If you're looking to make an impact, South Jersey Industries is the perfect place. For interns, college graduates, or experienced professionals, at South Jersey Industries we look for enthusiastic, talented professionals at every level of our enterprise. From call center representatives with excellent people skills to engineers with the vision and expertise to design tomorrow’s energy infrastructure, we know that our people fuel our success. We take pride in recruiting the best talent available for every facet of our business. Explore the possibilities. You'll be sure to find an opportunity that piques your interest.

  • We are committed to developing and implementing innovative projects that increase energy efficiency and save clients money

  • We provide an opportunity to build a successful and rewarding career in a variety of functional business areas

  • We foster individual talents and abilities while promoting the value of teamwork

  • Our culture prepares you for a lifetime of learning and professional development

Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer

South Jersey Industries (NYSE: SJI), an energy services holding company based in Folsom, NJ, operates its business through two primary subsidiaries. South Jersey Gas, one of the nation's fastest growing natural gas utilities, delivers clean, efficient natural gas and promotes energy efficiency to over 365,000 customers in southern New Jersey. SJI's non-regulated businesses, under South Jersey Energy Solutions, promote efficiency, clean technology and renewable energy by developing, owning and operating on-site energy production facilities ' including Combined Heat and Power, Solar, and District Heating and Cooling projects; acquiring and marketing natural gas and electricity for retail customers; providing wholesale commodity marketing and risk management services; and offering HVAC and other energy-efficiency related services. For more information about SJI and its subsidiaries, click here.