Project Manager I (7323766)

Location: Jackson, MI
Date Posted: 08-09-2017
Job Title: Project Manager I (7323766)
Department: Work Management Office
Bill Rate:  C2C RATE 35
Location: CMS Energy Corporate Headquarters (OEP), One Energy Plaza, Jackson MI
AM Notes: This is more like a project coordinator role as this candidate will not be managing projects.
Overview of role:
  • The PMO Analyst is responsible for many of the operational duties of the IT Project Management Office.
  • PMO activities include reporting, performing Health Checks/Gate reviews, interfacing with multiple delivery portfolios and non-functional groups, and working with the rest of the PMO team to ensure all projects are on track and process is followed.
  • The candidate will also use CE's PPM tools to review project work plans, issues, risks, and dependencies.  The candidate will produce status reports, conduct status meetings, and facilitate issue resolution and risk management sessions. They will also develop presentations and identify process improvement opportunities.
  • The ideal candidate will be able to use Organizational Change Management and marketing skills to ensure that process changes are well communicated to all stakeholders.
  • This position will report to the IT PMO and will not be managing projects.
Required Skills: 
  • Excellent planning skills using industry planning applications (i.e. Clarity/CA PPM, Microsoft project)
  • Attention to detail Knowledge of Waterfall and Agile methodologies
  • Strong communication, negotiation, and relationship building skills
  • Ability to resolve complex technical issues
  • Ability to manage, coordinate, guide a project team of technical professionals
  • Ability to work well with mid to senior management
  • Five or more years of Information Technology experience
Preferred Skills:
  • 2-6 years managing projects of moderate size and complexity.
  • 1-3 years working in a project management office (PMO)
Differentiators - one or more of:
  • SharePoint development
  • JavaScript development (ServiceNow)
  • Organizational Change Management
  • Marketing
  • Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, Information Systems, Business or related field
  • Preferred PMI/Project Management Professional (PMP) and/or Agile certification
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