Project Manager 2

Job#: 2014289

Job Description:

Job Type: W2 Contract

Contract Length: 6+ Months

Location: Hybrid in Austin, TX
If you meet all requirements, send resume in Word format to [email protected]


Will be responsible for end-to-end project completion. The successful candidate will have exceptional skills in project management and change management with experience managing technology projects, IT/OT systems integration, business process recommendations, project budgets, and deliverables. The candidate must also exhibit demonstrated success in managing stakeholder relations and working with vendors, consultants, and cross-functional teams.

Essential duties and functions may include the following. Other related duties may be assigned:

  • Direct and manage project development from beginning to end, submit proposals, and recommend subsequent budget, scope, and schedule changes and/or contingency plans where necessary
  • Develop project scope, cost estimates, human resource requirements, work plans, time schedules, communication plans, and make work assignments to meet project or program objectives
  • When necessary, assist in writing Request For Information/Request for Proposals for external services and business plans for internal executive approval
  • Develop project plans and associated communications documents, identify and manage project dependencies and critical path, and track and report on project milestones and deliverables
  • Develop written business requirements and models
  • Request the resources and participants needed to achieve project goals and where required, from other department managers and participate in the acquisition of required personnel
  • “Own” the business relationship with subject matter experts and their leadership from project kickoff to close out
  • Direct tasks/work for a project team comprised of subject matter experts from Utility IT, Business, and external vendors
  • Define the project success criteria and disseminate them to involved parties throughout the project life cycle
  • Identify, analyze, and create risk-based scenarios to drive project decisions
  • Effectively communicate project expectations to sponsor, team members, and stakeholders in a timely and clear fashion, and facilitate project management and project status review meetings
  • Develop successful transition, training plans, and recognition for resources on the project team
  • Assist in the development of a forecast/project timeline and project plan for achieving utility Grid Modernization goals through FY2024


  • Graduation from an accredited four-year college or university with a degree in Business or Management, Engineering, computer science, computer information
  • systems, or management information systems
  • Project Management Professional (PMP) certification from PMI
  • Demonstrated experience implementing large-scale IT/OT enterprise application projects
  • Experience in systems integration projects
  • Demonstrated application of project management techniques, WBS (work breakdown structure) development, and coordination of people and resources
  • Proficient in Microsoft Outlook, Excel, Word, Project, PowerPoint, SharePoint, and
  • Visio, WebEx
  • Proficient in change management methodologies
  • Proficient in presenting to multiple levels within an organization


  • Experience leading projects related to utility design, including but not limited to AutoCAD,
  • Experience in developing and managing remote teams
  • Experience with utility business practices and relevant business needs
  • Experience with Software/Firmware Release Management
  • Experience with working with a government entity









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Apex Systems is a world-class IT services company that serves thousands of clients across the globe. When you join Apex, you become part of a team that values innovation, collaboration, and continuous learning. We offer quality career resources, training, certifications, development opportunities, and a comprehensive benefits package. Our commitment to excellence is reflected in many awards, including ClearlyRated's Best of Staffing® in Talent Satisfaction in the United States and Great Place to Work® in the United Kingdom and Mexico.

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Austin, TX, US

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Date Posted:
February 7, 2024