Senior Project Manager -Remote

| Princeton, NJ, USA
Employer Provided Salary: 99,000-145,000 Annually
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Welcome to the intersection of energy and home services. At NRG, we're all about propelling the next generation of leaders forward. We are driven by our passion to create a smarter, cleaner and more connected future. We deliver innovative solutions that make our customers' lives easier-helping them power, protect, and intelligently manage their homes and businesses. To do this, we need creative and talented people to join our company.

We offer a dynamic work environment and a unified and inclusive culture. NRG fosters a strong sense of belonging that leads to better collaboration and business performance. Our company programs are designed to help employees develop the skills they need for success now and in the future. In everything we do, we aim to champion our employees and bring value to our customers, investors and society.

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Job Summary:

NRG Home Cross Functional Project Team is looking for a Senior Project Manager to support large scale projects and programs within NRG Home. This position will be responsible for working with senior-level business executives, IT personnel, and business program resources to execute project management requirements and manage stakeholder expectations. The role will be responsible for managing the successful implementation across all areas of the business (e.g., Marketing, Technology, Operations, Customer Service, Finance, etc.) The ideal candidate must be customer focused and possess strong strategic thinking, problem solving, communication and analytical skills. The candidate must also be able to work in a fast paced, collaborative environment. Additionally, the candidate must be results-oriented and able to demonstrate excellent project management with a focus on planning, execution, monitoring, controlling and risk management.

Essential Duties/Responsibilities:

  • Defines program charter and clearly defines the roles and responsibilities of individual projects across the program
  • Establishes controls, governance, and standards to monitor delivery and risks
  • Creates and executes the strategic roadmap across the planned work
  • Applies project management frameworks and methodologies to develop a cohesive program strategy, track execution and manage dependencies among projects in the program
  • Establishes overall schedule and budget for the program and tracks budgets, project plans scope, risks and risk mitigation plans and milestones for delivery
  • Monitors multiple projects through the program cycle and mentors project teams as needed
  • Manages and/or assists with the overall delivery of projects across all functions including requirements gathering and project approval, design, build/customization, integration, and testing
  • Manages and/or assists with requirements and project approval, including obtaining sign-off from all business lines and overseeing change management for tracking changes, once sign-off has been completed
  • Provides regular communications on project status to executive management and project teams
  • Builds strong relationships
    • Internal: Establish strong contact with all business functions and act as central hub
    • External: Coordinate, act as day-to-day project contact with partner teams
  • Perform other duties as assigned

Working Conditions:

  • Remote environment
  • Some overtime required as special projects arise
  • Minimal Travel

Minimum Requirements:

  • Bachelor's degree
  • Minimum of 8 years project management experience managing complex enterprise level projects and multiple projects in dynamic and demanding environments with at least 3-5 managing large scale programs
  • Project/strategic planning and business background with understanding of assigned areas of responsibility
  • Demonstrated experience with waterfall project management
  • Strong communication skills
  • Ability to create and maintain executive level reporting and communications
  • Experience working on technology integration projects and data migration projects

Additional Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

  • Ability to communicate effectively to a wide range of audiences in both written and oral form
  • Ability to develop recommendations/action plans and manage multiple projects simultaneously
  • Root cause analysis and problem-solving skills
  • Attention to detail
  • Ability to recognize the need to be hands-on and ready to roll up sleeves and dive deep when needed accordingly
  • Ability to prioritize both routine and unpredictable work activities and identify exceptions and recommend solutions to leadership
  • Excellent personal computer skills within a Windows environment, demonstrating advanced working knowledge of Microsoft Office applications
  • Ability to work effectively; both independently and with teams
  • Excellent problem-solving skills and ability to use good judgment to make recommendations and decisions
  • Comfortably handles risk and uncertainty
  • Ability to adapt to rapidly changing priorities
  • Ability to comfortably navigate difficult conversations

Why NRG is a great place to work:• Great company culture!! Voted as a BEST employer by Forbes• A competitive total compensation package, including annual incentive and/or commission• Stock Purchase Plan • Benefits on the first day of employment - Medical, Dental, Vision, Life Insurance, and Short Term Disability, Wellness program, etc. • Company-paid life insurance and disability insurance• 401 (k) plan to help save for retirement• Generous PTO plan, plus 8 company holidays, and 3 floating holidays• Numerous discounts, including electricity discounts on NRG brands

The salary range for this role is $99,000 - $145,000. Pay is based on several factors, including but not limited to education, work experience, certifications, etc.

If you reside in or intend to work remotely from California, Colorado, New York or Washington State, you may contact [email protected] for compensation information related to this position and other information as required by applicable law. Please include the job title in your request.

NRG Energy is committed to a drug and alcohol-free workplace. To the extent permitted by law and any applicable collective bargaining agreement, employees are subject to periodic random drug testing, and post-accident and reasonable suspicion drug and alcohol testing. EOE AA M/F/Protected Veteran Status/Disability. Level, Title and/or Salary may be adjusted based on the applicant's experience or skills.

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More Information on NRG Energy
NRG Energy operates in the Energy industry. The company is located in Houston, TX and Princeton, NJ. NRG Energy was founded in 1989. It has 5093 total employees. It offers perks and benefits such as Flexible Spending Account (FSA), Disability insurance, Dental insurance, Vision insurance, Health insurance and Life insurance. To see all 26 open jobs at NRG Energy, click here.
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