Program/Project Manager - Grid Modernization

  • ID: 541094
  • Posted: 7/10/2024
  • Location: San Antonio, TX
  • Category: IT - Project Management/IS
  • Job Type: Temporary
  • Duration: 3 - 6 Months


Are you a Program/Project Manager - Grid Modernization who is looking to join one of the top companies in the Energy and Gas industry?

Are you looking to further your career and grow?

Do you have experience in Budget analysis?

If you answered yes to those three questions, then apply today!

Acara Solutions seeks highly qualified candidates to work Hybrid for our client in San Antonio, TX, Interested?

Here's what you'll do:    

  • Provides proactive services to project teams, business customers, process management teams, and management with a focus on facilitating effective planning and oversight of projects, establishes collaborative and strong relationships with operational leaders and decision makers throughout the organization to promote the practice of sound project management principles.
  • Responsibilities may include working in various departments. 
  • Focuses on tactical aspects of projects through the evaluation of job costs, productivity improvement and process efficiency associated with work performed. 
  • Communicates effectively with internal and external customers at all levels of the Client Energy organization. 
  • Participates in strategic team efforts and the development of departmental goals and objectives. 
  • Management of project deliverables, including satisfaction of scope requirements, cost/budget adherence, schedule management, risk evaluation and mitigation, and quality management.
  • Provides leadership and manages initiatives according to the organization's project methodology.
  • Ensures that projects meet expectations regarding schedule, budget, scope and quality through metrics and benchmarking.
  • Leads multiple, cross-functional projects and initiatives.
  • Develops and submits business cases for projects.
  • Develops solutions to critical business issues and presents alternatives.
  • Ensures the integration of sound project management principles and practices into all projects.
  • Oversees projects and coordinates activities of project teams.
  • Performs functions such as project management, program management, strategic planning and resource planning and budgeting.
  • Facilitates teams, including team chartering, group problem solving and/or process improvement work.
  • Develops documentation of business processes within applicable divisions.
  • Performs analysis of project data.
  • Generates reports and data.
  • Effectively communicates issues and recommends strategies and tactics.
  • May develop procurement and technical specifications for vendor or contractor services.
  • May coordinate field activities as assigned.
  • Manage all phases of a project following established methodology with a considerable amount of autonomy
  • Performs other duties as assigned.

Here's what you'll get:

Pay: $47.00 /hr.

Hours:  40 Hours/week 

Length: Contract (5 Months).


Does that sound like a good fit? 


About Acara Solutions


Acara is a premier recruiting and workforce solutions provider-we help companies compete for talent. With a legacy of experience in various industries worldwide, we partner with clients, listen to their needs, and customize visionary talent solutions that drive desired business outcomes. We leverage decades of experience to deliver contingent staffing, direct placement, executive search, and workforce services worldwide.

Job Requirements

Required Skills / Qualifications:
  • Bachelor's Degree in Business or Finance or Mathematics or Engineering
  • Minimum of 2 years' experience with responsibility to corporate initiatives, employee programs, corporate affairs, project management
  • Minimum of 2 years' experience in Budget analysis
  • Minimum of 2 years' experience in Data Analytics
  • Minimum of 2 years' experience in Familiarity working cross-departmentally with various stakeholders
  • Minimum of 2 years' experience in Writing, archiving 
  • Minimum of 2 years' experience in Microsoft Office Package, including word processing, spreadsheets, database, presentation software, electronic mail, and scheduling

Preferred Skills / Qualifications:
  • Project Management Professional (PMP) Certification
  • Demonstrated ability and desire to coach and mentor individuals and teams to achieve increased competencies and effectiveness levels.
  • Demonstrated ability to facilitate team building with employees across various disciplines and at all levels, including ability to engage people in productive activities without formal authority.

Additional Information:

  • Upon offer of employment, the individual will be subject to a background check and a drug screen.
  • In compliance with federal law, all persons hired will be required to verify identity and eligibility to work in the United States and to complete the required employment eligibility verification form upon hire.

Aleron companies (Acara Solutions, Aleron Shared Resources, Broadleaf Results, Lume Strategies, TalentRise, Viaduct) are Equal Employment Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employers. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender identity, sexual orientation, national origin, genetic information, sex, age, disability, veteran status, or any other legally protected basis. The Aleron companies welcome and encourage applications from diverse candidates, including people with disabilities. Accommodations are available upon request for applicants taking part in all aspects of the selection process.

Applicants for this position must be legally authorized to work in the United States. This position does not meet the employment requirements for individuals with F-1 OPT STEM work authorization status.

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