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New York Power Authority Portfolio Manager in White Plains, New York

Portfolio Manager


White Plains, US


The Portfolio Manager - DUET (Digital Utility Execution Team) is responsible for organizing and coordinating programs that translate product roadmaps into delivered solutions. The job entails providing strategic guidance to teams and project managers that lead to results.#LI-VB1


  • Translate the product road maps and business requirements into inter-connected projects with defined resources, activities and timelines required to develop and deliver the solution.

  • Provide strategic guidance to teams and project managers, ensuring that all projects are organized, compliant and developed in accordance with NYPA objectives.

  • Monitor inter-connected projects, report status, and intervene as necessary to keep projects on track.

  • Align in-flight projects to programs, align to authorized Digital Utility work streams, obtain funding, and monitor associated budget(s).

  • Coordinate cross-project activities.

  • Lead and evaluate project managers and other staff.

  • Formulate, organize, and monitor inter-connected projects.

  • Develop, and control budgets, activities, and deadlines.

  • Assess program performance and make required adjustments to deliver results.

  • Apply proven change, risk, and resource management.

  • Meet with stakeholders to make communication easy and transparent regarding projects issues and decisions on services.

  • Lead NYPA’s Digital Worker initiatives to drive results partnering with various NYPA sites, vendors and internal IT teams

  • Lead NYPA’s Intelligent Automation team working with vendor, NYPA's business units and internal IT teams.

  • Responsible for the governance and administration of the UIPath Robotics Process Automation (RPA) platform.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

  • Thorough understanding of project/program management techniques and methods.

  • Excellent knowledge of performance evaluation and change management principles.

  • Outstanding leadership, organizational and presentation skills.

  • Excellent interpersonal skills and ability to work with diverse personality types.

  • Demonstrated strong analytical and problem-solving skills with a high attention to detail.

  • Ability to understand technical issues at a high level when collaborating with engineers and other I.T. technical specialists.

  • Results-driven — ability to hold team members accountable, by keeping team engaged and on task and working collaboratively.

  • Self-confidence to be assertive when taking a position and constructively resolve differences and build consensus among partners.

  • Comfortable working in a "matrix-type" structure with relatively little initial guidance.

  • Ability to make recommendations and inspire change across multiple levels of the organization — from individual engineers and program managers to business unit leaders. A "self-starter" approach to tackle a range of issues is essential.

Education, Experience and Certifications

  • Bachelor's Degree (B.A./B.S.) in Computer Science, Engineering, or related field.

  • Minimum of 5 years of experience as a Program Manager or other managerial position.

  • Project Management Professional (PMP) or lean / six sigma certification preferred.

  • Must have experience leading intelligent automation initiatives

  • Must have experience in managing staff of different disciplines and experience levels to produce results and develop efficient strategies and tactics.

Physical Requirements

New York Power Authority is committed to providing fair, competitive, and market-informed compensation. The target salary range for this position is: $138,930.00 - $169,810.00. Salary offered will be determined based the successful candidates’ relevant experience, knowledge, skills, and abilities.

The New York Power Authority and Canals Corporation believes that equity, diversity, and inclusion drive our success, and we encourage women, people of color, LGBTQIA+ individuals, people with disabilities, members of ethnic minorities, foreign-born residents, and veterans to apply. As an equal opportunity employer, NYPA/Canals is committed to building inclusive, innovative work environments with employees who reflect communities across NY and enthusiastically serve them. We proudly celebrate diversity and do not discriminate based on race, religion, color, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity and/or expression, age, veteran status, disability status, pregnancy, marital status, genetic information, arrest record or criminal conviction history, or any other category protected by law.

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