Sr. Manager, Work Planning

Duquesne Light Company

Date: 08/17/2020

Location: Pittsburgh

Responsible for leading the development, monitoring, and controlling of Operations’ work forecasts, work plan, integrated resource plan, work governance, and work performance reporting associated with DLC’s portfolio of electric transmission and distribution construction, inspection, maintenance, and supporting projects and programs.  Measured in financial terms, this work portfolio is sized at approximately $300-$400 million of annual funding-need, consisting of approximately $250-$350 million of new construction work (i.e. capital) and approximately $60-$70 million of inspection and maintenance work (i.e. expense). 


Responsibilities:

 

Work Forecasting

Annually, in collaboration with Sponsors and Project Managers, lead the development a multi-year work forecast (i.e. scope, schedule, cost, and quality) for DLC’s portfolio of electric transmission and distribution construction, inspection, maintenance, and supporting projects and programs.  Utilize such tools and techniques as historical trend analyses, expert input from the Engineering & Programs organization, regulatory requirements, and corporate guidance.

Within a given year (i.e. monthly and on an ad hoc basis), in collaboration with Sponsors and Project Managers, monitor and control the work forecast to ensure that established baselines of scope, schedule, cost, and quality are being achieved.

 

Work Planning

Annually, utilizing the multi-year work forecasts developed in collaboration with Sponsors and Project Managers, lead the development of a multi-year work plan (i.e. scope, schedule, cost, quality) for DLC’s portfolio of electric transmission and distribution construction, inspection, maintenance, and supporting projects and programs.  This work plan development function includes leading the alignment of Operations’ work portfolio with DLC’s corporate strategic objectives.  Additionally, this work plan development function includes leading the process of prioritizing work for inclusion in the portfolio based upon schedule constraints, cost constraints, resource constraints, and other constraints.  The cost component of this multi-year work plan is presented and justified to corporate finance colleagues for inclusion in DLC’s annual five-year business plan, thus establishing Operations’ annual financial budgets.


Requirements:


  • Bachelor's Degree in Business Administration (or a similar analytical field)
  • At least 10 years of relevant experience
  • At least 3 years of prior management experience
  • Experience in project/program/portfolio management
  • High financial acumen
  • Excellent presentation skills
  • Excellent collaboration skills
  • Strong work ethic and character

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