Project Manager – Zycron / NES

Zycron and the Nashville Electric Service are seeking a Project Manager who will be responsible for all aspects of a project from planning, controlling and implementation through closing and lessons learned. The PM will hold the responsibility of assisting with definition of the project budget and ensuring the project remains within that budget. Proficiency in developing and utilizing project management methodology are critical skills for this candidate. Projects under the supervision of the Project Management Office are diverse and support various departments from infrastructure to software application development and candidates with experience in this area are ideal.

The PM will have experience working with all areas of IT and various business stakeholders and third party vendors to deliver on time/on budget projects. We will rely on the PM to recommend enhancements to the PMO methodology as they gain knowledge through successful delivery of projects in our organization.

It is imperative that this candidate gain trust of and build relationships with primary business stakeholders. Strong communication, creative problem solving, ability to negotiate, and adaptability are critical skills for this role.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities
• Manage day-to day operations achieving project compliance utilizing and improving the current project methodology implemented by the client
• Define project scope, governance, goals, and deliverables that support business and IT&S goals, in collaboration with business owners, and other stakeholders.
• Develop labor estimates, cost estimates, schedules, milestones, deliverables, and overall project plans for projects
• Adhere to the project management methodology standards of the Project Management Office
• Assist in enhancing project management methodology standards of the PMO
• Organize project work into manageable groups (project phases and work breakdown structures) and determine an effective approach for completing the work
• Ensure that appropriate timing, resources, and sequencing of the work efforts are aligned to produce the desired results within the project schedule
• Identify project risks, develop mitigation and contingency plans, track, and escalate as necessary
• Communicate project status, progress, risks and issues as appropriate to project team members and stakeholders Provide high-level customer service to the entire client organization and internal IT members
• Ensure quality and consistency in process and procedures
• Effectively engage and present to all levels within the organization, from individual contributors to executive leadership team
• Extremely strong interpersonal, negotiating, and conflict management skills
• Demonstrate leadership, communication, training, and team building skills
• Conduct business and form relationships based on solid personal values and integrity
• Demonstrate a positive, results-oriented attitude and foster an environment with core NES and Zycron values
• Ability to work independently to perform research, present options, and give recommendations as needed
• Ability to translate strategy into actionable plans and activities

Minimum Experience/Educational Requirements
(Specific to this Position Outside the Approved Job Family)
• Minimum three (5) years of experience in an IT project management role
• Minimum one (3) years of experience in software application development project management role
• Strong knowledge of Microsoft Office tools (Outlook, Word, Excel, PowerPoint, SharePoint, etc.)
• Must be proficient in creating detailed schedules with Work Breakdown Structures (WBS), task dependencies, resource allocation & levelling, and cost plans in Microsoft Project
• Experiencing establishing and/or offering enhancement to PMO methodology/processes
• Proven ability to lead/direct other PMO members, such as Business Analysts and Quality Analysts for successful project delivery




  • Jobs sumary
  • Location: Nashville, TN, United States
  • Career Level: Senior (5+ years of experience)
  • Education: Bachelor's Degree
  • Job type: Full Time