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Sr Project Manager (IT/BU) - ComEd

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Location: OAK BROOK, IL, United States
Organization: ComEd
Job ID: 227673
Date Posted: Oct 24, 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 Position

Provide project management expertise to help lead business project teams and utilize PMO processes for large projects in the Customer area.  Manage information technology projects consisting of cross-functional teams involving multiple disciplines and multiple operating areas including contract resources and representing the business unit interests. Responsible for managing the scope, schedule, and budget of multiple projects and programs.  Leads project teams through business case / capital approval process, development and execution of project plans and project closeout.  These projects have budgets that will typically range from $250K to $15 million.  Also, may manage business initiative projects with direct accountability for project execution while leading a team to accomplish objectives within a given time frame and with limited resources.

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



Primary Duties And Accountabilities





Responsible and accountable for overall project performance for projects including 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.



A 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, line managers, 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.



Position Specifications



Bachelor’s degree in information technology, business, engineering, or related field and 5 - 8 years relevant project management or related experience, OR High School Diploma and 9 – 12 years of relevant project management or related experience.

Master’s degree in information technology, engineering (or advanced technical degree) or Business Administration

Certified Associate in Project Management (CAPM) or achieve CAPM within two years of job entry (PMP certification will fulfill this requirement)

Project Management Professional (PMP) certification or Professional Engineer License

Demonstrated and documented success at managing projects (Agile and Waterfall methodology)

Experience or knowledge of the specific functional area or discipline (e.g., Utility design/planning/construction or Information Technology experience)

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


Demonstrated strong interpersonal and time management skills


Valid driver’s license and access to an automobile


Demonstrated strong written and verbal communication skills


Ability to work collaboratively with diverse teams and stakeholders that are geographically dispersed


Position Scope

The Project Manager is an individual contributor accountable for project budgets, team performance and developing strategic plans to implement IT platform projects in the Customer area for various organizations. Responsibilities include representing the business unit interests and working with IT Project Managers and cross-functional teams to lead customer related technology projects and ensure targeted business outcomes are achieved.  Responsibilities also include managing scope, budget and schedule within approved parameters and providing structured and detailed reports to the appropriate management teams.  Tasks may include but are not limited to, ensuring the completion of business cases, budgetary approvals, project scheduling, requirements engineering, project reporting, project financial analysis, user acceptance testing, and change management.  Interacts routinely with key internal and external stakeholders including senior management, IT, and internal stakeholders.  The ideal candidate will be a strong advocate for the Customer, adept in leading by influence, comfortable working in a fast-paced environment and juggling multiple priorities.  

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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