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Mgr IT/Business Solutions

Date: Jul 16, 2021

Location: Tampa, Florida, US, 33602

Company: TECO

Power up a career with us. Our people are our greatest investments. 

 

Be the light to help us keep our customers connected.  If you are interested in a career and not just a position, Tampa Electric is the place to be! Tampa Electric offers competitive pay, a comprehensive benefits package and opportunities for growth and development in a friendly and professional work environment. We embrace diversity and the inclusion of all. We believe our differences, unique perspectives and talents are our strengths and integral to the success of our company.

 

We’re honored to serve approximately 780,000 customers across West Central Florida and safely provide them with clean, affordable and reliable electricity. We’ve been doing it for more than 100 years, and there’s so much more ahead.  

 

Join our team of energy experts as we build on that legacy through innovation, continued solar investments, cost-effective and sustainable energy solutions all while keeping top-notch customer service at the center of all we do. 

 

Tampa Electric is a subsidiary of Emera Inc., a family of energy companies which also includes TECO Peoples Gas and New Mexico Gas Company. Emera provides energy to residential and commercial customers in the United States, Canada, and the Caribbean, with career opportunities available in all of these locations. 

 

 

 

 

POSITION CONCEPT:

The Manager is a strategic role to provide overall direction, guidance, and definition of new and existing SAP solutions to effectively support business objectives. The Manager will combine deep understanding and experience of shaping SAP and Non-SAP solutions with associated business process understanding to provide credible recommendations.

This role will provide oversight and strategic direction in the execution and monitoring of operational activities and technology initiatives and programs by leading, tracking the critical milestone through the phases from planning to implementation. Ensure efficient service delivery to business users by managing the ‘Application Managed Service’ (AMS) providers service offering in the resolution of IT and Corporate issues and the delivery of enhancements/upgrades. Will communicate and coordinate with other IT teams, business leaders, and project managers to ensure appropriate integration of operational activities across the enterprise, including application stability and data integrity.

This role manages one or more teams made up of leads, employees, contractors, and managed services.  This includes responsibility for resource management, staff augmentation, vendor relationships, and contract management.  The Manager ensures there is adequate support for SAP and Non-SAP applications for both day-to-day operations and on-call support.

This role manages one or more teams made up of employee, contract, and consulting resources.  This includes responsibility for resource management, staff augmentation, vendor relationships, and contract management.  The Manager ensures there is adequate support for SAP applications for both day-to-day operations and on-call support.

The Manager also fosters a highly collaborative and flexible environment with key stakeholders of the CRB to lead a collection of diverse and solid technical resources. The Manager would be responsible for the overall strategy of the SAP Functional, Development, Security, and Basis teams.  Accountable for the evolution and delivery of the overall SAP CRB solution – including, but not limited to FICA, Billing & Invoicing, Device Management and Customer Service.

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Partner with business partners to develop strategic roadmaps, oversee projects, and report operational portfolio health and ensure satisfaction in the timely delivery of IT services. Provides management oversight and strategic direction to a team of leads with technical capabilities.
  • Manage, trains, and develops leads, functional and technical resources, by providing timely feedback, coaching and support.
  • Manage Application Managed Service (AMS) provider. Partner with AMS to ensure timely delivery of operational services are met within service level agreements. Partner with AMS to drive innovation within the IT operation.
  • Working with business partners to plan, manage overall coordination of client  projects, from planning through implementation.  Set project scope, priorities, deadlines, and deliverable schedules. Facilitate discussions and consensus among various project stakeholders such as key business users, project sponsors, and leadership. For the SAP Domain, facilitates communication and activities between internal IT department, various levels of the organization and outside vendors and consultants.  Builds consensus between multiple parties and educates business and IT staff on recommended solutions for implementation.
  • Actively seek opportunities to optimize the use of SAP Applications in support of business goals and providing innovative ideas.  Maintain a high level of awareness of current and future information technologies and IT best practices. 
  • Actively seek opportunities to optimize the use of technology applications in support of business goals and providing innovative ideas.  Maintain a high level of awareness of current and future information technologies and IT best practices. 
  • Oversee projects to ensure appropriate resource utilization and achievement of project objectives for cost, quality, and timeliness.
  • Participate in the preparation and management of department operating and capital budgets.  Forecast and manage expenditures within approved budget guidelines and prepare variance reports when needed.
  • Establish and maintain relationships with vendors regarding technology currently in use or of potential value to the organization.
  • Responsible for creating and/or maintaining architectural artifacts, policies, standards, and procedures to manage information systems architecture (data systems, applications, and technology) which would include standard development practices, software architecture, system architecture, business intelligence architecture. 

 

QUALIFICATIONS

 

Education

Required: Bachelor’s degree in Information Systems, Business, Computer Science, Engineering or related field from a regionally accredited college/university.

Preferred: Advanced degree in Business Administration or related field from a regionally accredited college/university.

 

EXPERIENCE:

Required: 12 years progressive responsibility within business, information systems or information management/analysis environment with minimum of 6 years of direct work experience performing the Duties & Responsibilities of this position. Minimum of 6 years’ experience in SAP.

Preferred: 20+ years of strong demonstrable SAP Experience including full end to end project lifecycle in Gas or Electric utility implementations.  Experience in SAP architecture highly desirable. Experience in agile methodologies.

KNOWLEDGE/SKILLS/ABILITIES:

Required: 

  • Demonstrated ability to champion a clear vision for SAP systems to be implemented and the manner for which they will support business unit processes.
  • Demonstrated knowledge of SAP Utilities Solutions e.g., Finance, Human Resource, Procurement, Supply Chain, GRC (Governance, Risk, and Compliance), H&S (Environment, Health, and Safety), and CRB (Customer Relationship and Billing).
  • Strong interpersonal skills with ability to interact with business partners, IT team members and senior management.
  • Expert knowledge of SAP and Non-SAP business applications.  Stays current with IT industry trends and emerging technologies; leads application of new technologies.
  • Time management skills and multi-tasking capabilities
  • Expert verbal, written, organizational, analytical and presentation skills.  Strong leadership and analytical skills. 
  • Demonstrated ability leading teams in support of business process analysis efforts and educating others in the proper application of tools and techniques.
  • Demonstrated ability to independently conduct interviews with management and other department leaders and distinguish between business needs and requests.
  • Proficient knowledge of defined business processes.  Working knowledge of business software applications and hardware technologies. 
  • Understands project plans and ability to clearly articulate roles, project goals, and timelines.  Understanding of the components of running a fiscally successful projectDemonstrated proficiency at assessing the proposed project plans to ensure all needs are met.
  • Expert agile methodology. Such as Scrum Expert with the Microsoft Office suite. Proficient with Microsoft Project.
  • Drives continuous process improvement for SDLC, maintenance, application support, and Information Technology architecture.

 

Preferred:     

  • Ability to develop and maintain solution architecture documents, establish policies & standards to meet the developing needs of the business.
  • Ability to understand business requirements and manage conversion into designs, configuration & functional specification whilst maintaining integrity of overall application design.
  • Knowledge of overall SAP ERP Solution design end to end, e.g., HR/Payroll, FI/CO, and MM modules.
  • Ability to assess emerging business & regulatory changes and articulate how these can positively impact the Company.

 

COMPETENCIES:

  • Builds Strong, Collaborative Relationships
  • Cultivates Innovation and Embraces Change
  • Develops People and Teams
  • Drives Operational Excellence for Customers
  • Speaks Up on Safety, Health, and the Environment

 

 

TECO offers a competitive Benefits package!!

 

Competitive Salary *401k Savings plan w/ company matching * Pension plan * Paid time off* Paid Holiday time * Medical, Prescription Drug, & Dental Coverage  *Tuition Assistance Program * Employee Assistance Program * Wellness Programs * On-site Fitness Centers * Bonus Plan and more!

 

 

STORM DUTY REQUIREMENTS....Please make sure to read below!!!  Responding to storms will be considered a condition of employment.

 

TECO Energy and its companies serve a role in providing critical services to our community during an emergency. Team members are required to participate in the response/recovery activities related to emergencies/disasters to maintain service to our TECO Energy customers. Team members are required to work in their normal job duties or other assigned activities. Proper compensation will be made in accordance with the company's rules and procedures.

 

TECO Energy is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer.

 

TECO Energy is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability status, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other characteristic protected by law, except where physical or mental abilities are a bona fide occupational requirement and the individual is unable to perform the essential functions of the position with reasonable accommodations.

 

In order to provide equal employment and advancement opportunities for all individuals, employment decisions at TECO Energy will be based on skills, knowledge, qualifications and abilities.

 

Pay Transparency Non-Discrimination Statement


The contractor will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with the contractor’s legal duty to furnish information. 41 CFR 60-1.35(c)

 

ADA policy


It is the policy of TECO Energy to provide reasonable accommodation for all qualified disabled individuals who are employees and applicants for employment, unless it would cause undue hardship. The corporation will adhere to applicable federal and state laws, regulations and guidelines, including, but not limited to the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) of 1990 and section 503 and 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1970s.

 

 

Application accommodations


Applicants may request reasonable accommodation in the application process five business days prior to the time accommodation is needed.

 

Pre-employment physical exams may be required for positions with bona fide job-related physical requirements regardless of disability. 


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