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IT Project Manager Sr.

Date: Apr 1, 2021

Location: Ybor City, Florida, US, 33605

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. 

 

 

What you will be doing if you are offered this position & accept:

 

Our IT Project Manager Sr. leads teams of information technology professionals, business partners and vendors, providing technical, professional, and personal leadership to assure the successful completion of IT&T projects.  Under general direction, s/he is responsible for all aspects of the project life cycle and will act as a single point of contact for those projects.  In addition, this person will facilitate alignment with the systems development methodology and associated processes used within the IT&T Department. 

 

Under minimal supervision, is responsible for all aspects of the Systems Development Lifecycle (SDLC), including the Program Management Office and workforce scheduling.

 

More specifically, the IT Project Manager Sr. will:

 

  • Provide leadership on IT projects (of varying size and complexity) running concurrently.  This includes project leadership, as well as technical leadership, and performing Scrum Master role.
  • Lead project teams in defining and sequencing activities, estimating tasks, and building the overall plan to achieve project objectives.
  • Communicate project information and status to all stakeholders and escalate appropriately. 
  • Consult directly with resource managers to validate resource availability and allocations.
  • Develop plans and facilitate the execution of the project schedule, continually monitoring progress, identifying, and managing risks, and driving issue resolution.
  • Ensure accuracy of project charges and time reporting, report variances, and provide financial forecasts.
  • Consistently apply best practices in managing projects and demonstrate accountability for project success.
  • May provide administration of IT Project Server.
  • Support the creation and development of IT metrics.
  • Propose departmental procedures and reporting to ensure alignment with project management standards and actively facilitate the continual improvement of project management processes and tools.
  • Provide a workforce schedule and reporting for IT resources on projects.
  • May be called upon to act in a lead role, such as a Program Manager and/or Agile Coach as circumstances dictate. 
  • Coordinate project-related activities of several information technology professionals and manage contract workers as required.

 

What you must have before you can be considered:

 

  • 6+ years’ experience in managing IT projects.
  • Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, Management Information Systems, Information Technology, or equivalent in formal education from a regionally accredited college.
    • An equivalent combination of education & experience may be considered in lieu of college degree.  (8 years’ experience + Associates degree; 10 years’ experience + Valid high school diploma or valid GED).
  • Strong Project Management and Scrum Master skills.
  • Demonstrated sound technical knowledge in areas relating to Systems Development Life Cycle (SDLC), Agile principles and Scrum, Program Management Office (PMO), and project portfolio analysis.    
  • Knowledge of the Program Management Office’s concept, practices, and procedures. 
  • Skills in project management tools. 
  • Proficient application of IT best practices.

 

In addition, the following will help you stand out above the crowd:

 

  • Industry-level professional certification(s) (IT and/or Project Management).
  • Bachelor’s or Master’s degree in a related field from a regionally accredited college/university.
  • Program Management Office supervisory or management experience.
  • 2+ years supervisory experience. 

 

Leadership Competencies:

 

  • Builds Strong, Collaborative Relationships
  • Develops People & Teams
  • Drives Business Excellence for Customers
  • Takes Ownership & Acts with Integrity
  • Thinks Strategically & Exercises Sound Judgement

 

 

 

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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