Senior Project Manager

Date: Mar 4, 2019

Location: Everett, WA, US

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Job ID  10001  Department  ITS Project Delivery Mgmt (10000104) 
Union Classification  Non Union  Type  Full Time - Salaried  
# of Openings  Job Location  Electric Building - 3rd Floor (E3)  
Closing Date  03/29/2019  Salary/Wage  $100,518.00 - $138,213.00 annually 


Job Definition

Manages the full project lifecycle using various methodologies (waterfall, Agile, Hybrid, etc.).  Responsibilities include procurement, planning, development, organization, communication, and implementation of large scale District technology projects.  Candidate should have background in business and IT implementations.  These projects impact many business functions, have large budgets (multi-million) are often mission critical, and require work and coordination of multiple internal and external individuals and groups with diverse interests.  Ability to identify risks, challenges and then create innovative solutions to support the District’s strategic priorities.

Distinguishing Characteristics


Essential Job Functions

Manages planning, development, implementation, monitoring, and administration of project charter, scope, budget, staffing, communication, and management oversight. Develops and recommends any modifications to these.


Develops and administers project goals and objectives in coordination with appropriate District management and according to the District’s business strategies.


Acts independently and retains full technical responsibility while defining, coordinating and delegating project task assignments, and maintaining liaison with individuals and groups within and outside the District.


Develops and administers project schedule.  Assigns, coordinates, and monitors team member work tasks, including the work of sub-project managers.


Develops and administers project budget.


Develops, recommends, and implements standards for project management documentation and activities.


Manages the coordination of technology selection and implementation to support project scope and deliverables.


Serves as primary point of contact and coordination on behalf of the District for project communications and activities with the various vendors, consultants, customers, and elected officials. 


Manages the development and distribution of project Requests for Proposal.  Manages development, preparation, negotiation, and administration of project contracts and specifications.  Coordinates bid evaluations and makes recommendations as appropriate.


Plans, develops, and conducts project briefings and/or project status meetings to ensure maintenance of effective, cooperative, and productive communications and work relations between project team and user department(s).


Plans, develops and conducts management briefings with District senior management to ensure effective communication about the project scope, budget, and status with regard to the District’s business strategies.

Specialized Job Functions


Other Job Functions

Performs other duties as assigned.

Minimum Qualifications

Knowledge of:

• Principles, practices, and philosophies of project management and control.

• Problem identification and analysis techniques.

• Leadership methodologies and decision making processes.

• Cost benefit analysis techniques.

• Systems analysis techniques and applications.

• Business negotiations to establish vendor/supplier relationships.

• District management philosophies, methods, and procedures, management sciences, organizational structures, accounting, budget preparation techniques and practices, and productivity enhancement techniques.

• Executive management presentation and communication techniques.

• Needed technical knowledge and skills pertaining to specific project.

Ability to:

• Plan, organize, and manage timely completion of large scale projects which affect many business functions.

• Resolve conflict.

• Communicate effectively with a variety of internal and external customers who have diverse interests and operate at various levels within the organization.

• Negotiate; manage confidential information.

• Use project management tools and documentation to maintain accurate records.

• Coordinate development and modification of projects.

• Analyze business/technical issues and provide recommendations.


  • Bachelor Degree in Business or directly related discipline.
  • Eight (8) years progressively more responsibility in directly related work with five (5) of those years in a supervisor or project manager capacity.


• Valid Washington State Driver License

Preferred Qualifications

  • Experience managing large IT projects.
  • Knowledge of electric utility issues and operations.
  • Previous experience in public or private utility.
  • Project Management training.
  • PMP, CSM, or other relevant certification.

Working Conditions

• Duties are performed primarily in an office environment.

• Travel to business meetings is required.

• Incumbent will be required to make frequent trips within the state and local area.



Snohomish County P.U.D. #1 is an Equal Opportunity Employer of Minorities, Women, Disabled and Veterans.

Nearest Major Market: Seattle
Nearest Secondary Market: Everett

Job Segment: Project Manager, Procurement, Systems Analyst, Technology, Operations

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