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Project Manager, Generation Development Services, or Senior (Series)

PNM Resources

Location: Albuquerque, NM US
Position Type:
Rqd Education:
Rqd Experience: 2 - 5 years
Date Posted: December 28, 2022
Reference Code: 6087933
POSTING DEADLINE
This position is posted until filled.

DEPARTMENT
Department: Strategic Energy Planning and Development

PREFERENCES
Solar/renewable knowledge, transmission background, electrical background, operations and maintenance of renewables experience, communications and scada

JOB DESCRIPTION
Project Manager, Generation Development Services
Salary Grade: G06
Minimum Midpoint Maximum
$74,796 - $100,975 - $127,152

SUMMARY:

Analyzes, and provides technical support to internal and external organizations focusing on Fuels, Water, and Generation regulatory matters. Guides initiatives and/or special projects in support of Generation's long term goals.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
  • Manages monthly budget process for department, projects, and/or services contracts
  • Analyzes, reviews, tracks and reconciles costs/invoices
  • Prepares and presents budget reports to appropriate governance bodies and/or leadership
  • Prepares and adjusts budgets and performs year end closing
  • Prepares and edits scope of work, contract terms, requirements, and professional services agreements
  • Manages profession services contracts and consultant work agreements
  • Reviews contracts and invoices to validate transactions prior to settlement
  • Ensures invoicing is executed by authorized personnel with appropriate disbursement authorization
  • Summarizes, interprets, and analyzes current and projected pricing for financial modeling use
  • Prepares and presents contract reports to appropriate governance bodies and/or leadership
  • Supports the development and negotiation of contract amendments, extensions, and new contracts
  • Builds business cases, prepares recommendations and presents new project and initiative ideas
  • Develops and manages scope, budget, and milestones of assigned projects
  • Assists with garnering approval of final project from appropriate leaders and stakeholders
  • Executes project and conducts periodic progress and tracking reviews using standard project management methods and tools, such as a Gantt chart
  • Completes and closes Fuels, Water and/or Generation projects
  • Provides support for legal and regulatory matters related to Fuels, Water, or Generation as a whole
  • Prepares and edits testimony and/or interrogatory responses for any legal or regulatory matters related to Fuels, Water, or Generation
  • Collaborates with the Legal and Regulatory groups on any Fuels, Water or Generation related regulatory matters
  • Coordinates, and manages stakeholder meetings
  • Issues minutes, and action items from these meetings
  • Closes on assigned action items
  • Manages relationships with stakeholders
  • Documents work processes and standard work instructions
  • Understands industry best practices and implements into daily work
  • Performs benchmarking as a method to understand current performance and act upon results
  • Prepares and presents benchmarking reports to appropriate governance bodies
  • Assists with developing asset plans and roadmaps
  • Execute on the plans and roadmaps to assure the availability of the asset for future use by PNM
  • Administers current services contracts and leases assuring they are current and in compliance
  • Assists with mitigating risks of expiration and or compliance issues of current services contracts and leases
  • Coordinates with owners, suppliers, and stakeholders responsible for these services contracts and leases to assure future use of the asset

COMPETENCIES:
  • Ability to understand and apply business, legal, and regulatory concepts to assigned projects
  • Ability to work on long-term issues and projects
  • Ability to manage cost / budget spreadsheets and models
  • Ability to design, organize, prioritize, and schedule work assignments
  • Organization and planning skills
  • Ability to pay attention to detail and maintain accuracy
  • Strong oral communication, writing, and presentation skills
  • Effective time management skills with ability to schedule and track several projects at once
  • Ability to cross train with peers
  • Ability to think and act independently and proactively
  • Ability to think creatively and adapt to change
  • Highly motivated team player with leadership skills
  • Strong interpersonal skills
  • Ability to work effectively with a wide range of constituencies and maintain a positive and productive working relationship
  • Demonstrated skill and ability with generally accepted project management methodologies and tools
  • Understanding of the utility industry, regulatory process, and political sensitivities
  • Working knowledge of word processing, presentation, spreadsheet, and project management software

MINIMUM EDUCATION AND/OR EXPERIENCE:
  • Bachelor's degree in a related field with six to seven years of related experience, or equivalent combination of education and/or experience related to the discipline.

COMMUNICATION SKILLS:
  • Ability to read, analyze, and interpret documents
  • Ability to respond effectively when working with data or sensitive inquiries
  • Ability to speak clearly and listen effectively
  • Negotiation skills and ability to gain concessions without damaging relationships
  • Ability to effectively present information in one-on-one and small group situations to customers, clients, management, and other employees of the organization

MATHEMATICAL SKILLS:
  • Ability to work with the concepts of probability, statistical inference, financial analysis, and fundamentals of plain and solid geometry and trigonometry
  • Ability to apply the concepts of fractions, percentages, ratios, and proportions to practical situations

COMPUTER SKILLS:
  • Working knowledge of word processing, spreadsheet, database, and presentation software

ANALYSIS AND PROBLEM-SOLVING ABILITY:
  • Ability to identify and resolve problems with minimal supervision
  • Ability to apply common sense understanding to resolve problems
  • Maintains a high level of accuracy
  • Ability to collect data, establish facts, and draw valid and concrete conclusions that can be acted upon

PHYSICAL DEMANDS:
  • While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to stand and/or walk up to 1/3 of the time and sit up to 2/3 of the time
  • Manual dexterity required
  • May be exposed to wet or humid conditions (non-weather)
  • Work near moving mechanical parts, in high and precarious places, and near fumes or airborne particles
  • Must occasionally lift and/or move up to 10 pounds.

WORK ENVIRONMENT:
  • Office and field environments


JOB DESCRIPTION
Senior Project Manager, Generation Development Services
Salary Grade: G05
Minimum Midpoint Maximum
$86,016 - $116,120 - $146,226

Given the financial nature of this position, this position has been defined as a position requiring a credit check. Prior to being hired, promoted, or transferred into the position, the candidate must successfully pass a credit background check.

SUMMARY:

Leads, analyzes, and provides technical support to internal and external organizations focusing on Fuels, Water, and Generation regulatory matters. Leads initiatives and/or special projects in support of Generation's long term goals.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
  • Builds complex business cases, prepares recommendations and presents new project and initiative ideas to leadership
  • Leads, develops and manages scope, budget, and milestones of assigned projects
  • Garners approval of final project from appropriate leaders and stakeholders
  • Executes project and conducts periodic progress and tracking reviews using standard project management methods and tools, such as a Gantt chart
  • Advises leadership on project performance
  • Completes and closes Fuels, Water and/or Generation projects
  • Manages and leads stakeholder meetings
  • Issues minutes, and action items from these meetings
  • Closes on assigned action items
  • Builds and manages relationships with stakeholders
  • Maps, develops and documents work processes and standard work instructions
  • Understands industry best practices and implements into daily work
  • Leads benchmarking as a method to understand current performance and act upon results
  • Prepares and presents benchmarking reports to appropriate governance bodies and/or leadership
  • Manages monthly budget process for department, projects, and/or services contracts
  • Analyzes, reviews, tracks and reconciles costs/invoices
  • Prepares and presents budget reports to appropriate governance bodies and/or leadership
  • Prepares and adjusts budgets and performs year end closing
  • Provides lead support for legal and regulatory matters related to Fuels, Water, or Generation as a whole
  • Prepares and edits testimony and/or interrogatory responses for any legal or regulatory matters related to Fuels, Water, or Generation
  • Collaborates with the Legal and Regulatory groups on any Fuels, Water or Generation related regulatory matters
  • Prepares and edits scope of work, contract terms, requirements, and professional services agreements
  • Manages profession services contracts and consultant work agreements
  • Audits contracts and invoices to validate transactions prior to settlement
  • Ensures invoicing is executed by authorized personnel with appropriate disbursement authorization
  • Summarizes, interprets, and analyzes current and projected pricing for financial modeling use
  • Prepares and presents contract reports to appropriate governance bodies and/or leadership
  • Leads or supports the development and negotiation of contract amendments, extensions, and new contracts
  • Develops long-term asset plans and roadmaps
  • Execute on the plans and roadmaps to assure the availability of the asset for future use by PNM
  • Manages current services contracts and leases assuring they are current and in compliance
  • Mitigates risks of expiration and or compliance issues of current services contracts and leases
  • Coordinates with owners, suppliers, and stakeholders responsible for these services contracts and leases to assure future use of the asset

COMPETENCIES:
  • Ability to understand and apply business, legal, and regulatory concepts to assigned projects
  • Ability to work on long-term issues and projects
  • Ability to manage cost / budget spreadsheets and models
  • Ability to design, organize, prioritize, and schedule work assignments
  • Organization and planning skills
  • Ability to pay attention to detail and maintain accuracy
  • Strong oral communication, writing, and presentation skills
  • Effective time management skills with ability to schedule and track several projects at once
  • Ability to cross train with peers
  • Ability to think and act independently and proactively
  • Ability to think creatively and adapt to change
  • Highly motivated team player with strong leadership skills
  • Strong interpersonal skills
  • Ability to work effectively with a wide range of constituencies and maintain a positive and productive working relationship
  • Demonstrated skill and ability with generally accepted project management methodologies and tools
  • Understanding of the utility industry, regulatory process, and political sensitivities
  • Working knowledge of word processing, presentation, spreadsheet, and project management software

MINIMUM EDUCATION AND/OR EXPERIENCE:
  • Bachelor's degree in a related field with seven or more years of related experience, or equivalent combination of education and/or experience related to the discipline.

COMMUNICATION SKILLS:
  • Ability to read, analyze, and interpret complex documents
  • Ability to respond effectively when working with data or highly sensitive inquiries
  • Ability to speak clearly and listen effectively
  • Advanced negotiation skills and ability to gain concessions without damaging relationships
  • Ability to effectively present information in one-on-one and small group situations to customers, clients, management, and other employees of the organization

MATHEMATICAL SKILLS:
  • Ability to work with the concepts of probability, statistical inference, financial analysis, and fundamentals of plain and solid geometry and trigonometry
  • Ability to apply the concepts of fractions, percentages, ratios, and proportions to practical situations

COMPUTER SKILLS:
  • Excellent working knowledge of word processing, spreadsheet, database, and presentation software

ANALYSIS AND PROBLEM-SOLVING ABILITY:
  • Ability to identify and resolve complex problems with minimal supervision
  • Ability to apply common sense understanding to resolve complex problems
  • Maintains an extremely high level of accuracy
  • Ability to collect data, establish facts, and draw valid and concrete conclusions that can be acted upon

PHYSICAL DEMANDS:
  • While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to stand and/or walk up to 1/3 of the time and sit up to 2/3 of the time
  • Manual dexterity required
  • May be exposed to wet or humid conditions (non-weather)
  • Work near moving mechanical parts, in high and precarious places, and near fumes or airborne particles
  • Must occasionally lift and/or move up to 10 pounds.

WORK ENVIRONMENT:
  • Office and field environments


EQUAL OPPORTUNITY STATEMENT
PNM Resources and affiliates are Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employers. Women, minorities, disabled individuals and veterans are encouraged to apply.
About this Employer

PNM Resources is an energy holding company based in Albuquerque, N.M., with 2020 consolidated operating revenues of $1.5 billion. Through its regulated utilities, PNM and TNMP, PNM Resources provides electricity to approximately 800,000 homes and businesses in New Mexico and Texas. PNM serves its customers with a diverse mix of generation and purchased power resources totaling 3.0 gigawatts of capacity, with a goal to achieve 100% emissions-free energy by 2040. PNM Resources is publicly traded on the New York Stock Exchange as PNM.

PNM Resources strives to create enduring value for customers, communities and shareholders built on a foundation of Environmental, Social and Governance Principles. At the core of our business we are focused on our Vision, our Purpose and our Values.