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Sr. Project Manager - GIS

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Location: WASHINGTON, DC, United States
Organization: Exelon Business Servcs Co, LLC
Job ID: 227086
Date Posted: Aug 4, 2020

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Job Description


At Exelon, we've got a place for you!



Join the nation's leading competitive energy provider, with one of the largest electricity generation portfolios and retail customer bases in the country. You will be part of a family of companies that strives for the highest standards of power generation, competitive energy sales, and energy delivery. Our team of outstanding professionals is focused on performance, thought leadership, innovation, and the power of ideas that come from a diverse and inclusive workforce.



Exelon will provide you the tools and resources you need to design, build and enhance a successful career. We are also dedicated to motivating the success of our employees through competitive base salary, incentives, and health and retirement benefits.



Join Exelon and share your passion at a forward-thinking Fortune 100 company. Establish yourself in a place where you can truly shine and create a brighter, more sustainable tomorrow. Energize your career at Exelon!




Primary Purpose of The Role



               Manage Information Technology projects consisting of cross-functional teams involving multiple IT disciplines and areas including contract resources.  Responsible for managing the scope, schedule, budget projects and programs.  Leads project teams through business case / funding approval process, initiation, execution and project closeout in accordance with IT Management Model and PMI standards.  These projects have budgets that will typically range from $250K to $15 million. 



Position may be required to work extended hours, including 24 x 7 coverage during storms or other energy delivery emergencies.






Responsible and accountable for overall project performance for projects, subprojects, processes, new technology programs, information technology and organizational initiatives.                             


Ensures project costs, schedule and scope are managed, including the development of recovery plans, to stay within approved limits.                  


Interface with external and internal stakeholders to coordinate project requirements.                     


Primary communicator with the sponsor and key stakeholders on project issues, including executive level and interdepartmental presentations.                    


Ensures a good working relationship between the project team,  internal resources, vendors and interfacing organizations.                   


Coaches and leads team members to ensure completion of assigned tasks.                          


Identify and obtain project team resources.                       


Ensures project team members understand their respective responsibilities.         




Bachelor’s degree in Project Management, Informational Systems or Computer Science or related discipline and 5 - 8 years project management or related experience.


Certified Associate in Project Management (CAPM) is required, or if PM can qualify for Project Management Professional (PMP) based on years of experience the PMP certification is also acceptable


Demonstrated and documented success at managing projects of medium to high complexity and size


Ability to work independently and as a team leader including the ability to handle conflicting priorities in a multi task environment


Demonstrated strong independent judgment skills


Strong knowledge of business practices and processes in a corporate setting


Strong organizational skills with the ability to see the big picture while prioritizing the work of multiple project teams


Excellent communication skills with the ability to discuss a project in the context of what is most important to the intended audience


Strong independent judgment and excellent analytical ability


Ability to influence, enable, and challenge stakeholders towards commitment and execution of project deliverables


Ability to navigate through complex problem solving within a matrix organization


Ability to learn in a dynamic and fast paced environment.


-Regular travel is expected (approx. 50-75%) to the various Utility geographies (e.g. Chicago, Washington D.C., Philadelphia, and Baltimore). Primary reporting facility is the Main Office Building in Philadelphia.






Master’s degree in Project Management, Informational Systems or Computer Science (or advanced technical degree) or Business Administration


Experience with multi-vendor, multi-partner solution implementations


Experience with platform and business process consolidation projects


Experience with various aspects of application consolidation/rationalization projects


Experience with leading cross Business Unit technology projects working with Business and Vendor resources


Experience in managing and reporting project budget, accruals, and resource forecasting


Understanding of security policies, procedures, NIST standards, and best practices


Strong knowledge of business practices and processes in the electric and gas industry operations, electric utility transmission and distribution systems such as SCADA, Distribution Automation, Outage Management, GIS, Mobile Dispatch, etc.


PMP certification




Position Scope



The Project Manager is an individual contributor accountable for project budgets, team performance and developing strategic plans to implement projects for various organizations.  Responsibilities also include managing scope, budget and schedule within approved parameters and providing structured and detailed reports to the appropriate Management team.  Tasks include but are not limited to, ensuring the completion of business cases, budgetary approvals, project scheduling, design and engineering tasks, vegetation management reviews, project reporting, project financial analysis, major equipment procurement, environmental analysis, obtaining real estate and relationship management with external customers, vendors, townships and regulatory agencies.  Interacts routinely with key internal and external stakeholders including senior management, the Business customers, and governmental and regulatory officials.



Primary Duties and Accountabilities:


-Support Geospatial Information System (GIS) projects for Exelon Utilities IT specific to the Work & Asset Management organization


-Interact with GIS personnel, Operations Technologies engineers and other support personnel.


-Assist both IT and Business partners with planning the introduction of new technologies to accomplish goals by utilizing Exelon’s standard governance process as outlined in the Management Model


-Lead Geospatial Information System solution development activities (security, coding, deployments, maintenance, troubleshooting, etc.) for Exelon Utilities Work & Asset Management strategic solutions


-Collaborate and coordinate with peer organizations, project teams and vendors to design various interfaces with related systems.


-Assist with planning and management of project scope, schedule, and budget to provide a quality deliverable on time and on budget. 


-Establish milestones, anticipate issues and monitor/control project scope and schedule.


-Manage the fundamentals of project financials including budgeting, forecasting, and variance analysis


-Leads project teams through business case / funding approval process, initiation, execution and project closeout in accordance with IT Management Model and PMI standards. 


-Proactively identify and manage project risks and issues


-Assist with effective stakeholder relationships by providing consistent communication and transparency through effective status reporting


-Review impact and identify consequences of system changes, builds, and installations, to ensure that all service level agreements and operational compliance requirements are met


-Maintain technical knowledge and business acumen




Exelon is proud to be an equal opportunity employer and employees or applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to: age, color, disability, gender, national origin, race, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity, protected veteran status, or any other classification protected by federal, state, or local law.



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