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IS Application Portfolio Lead

Location: 

Kelowna, BC, CA Surrey, BC, CA Trail, BC, CA

Branch: Gas
Affiliation: Management & Exempt
Employment Status: Full-Time Regular

We’re looking for new talent to join us as we reinvent the future of energy. Across BC, we have a diverse team of more than 2,400 employees we can’t do without, yet we’re growing as fast as ever.

You may think we’re your standard utility that delivers natural gas and electricity, but we’re also into cool, innovative energy solutions. Think carbon capture, renewable energies and lower-carbon transportation for a start. We believe in creating a cleaner, healthier tomorrow.

If you like meaningful work, a dynamic environment and forward-thinking colleagues, build your career with us. You’ll get opportunities to grow, lead, solve, and create. So what are you waiting for? Let’s rethink energy together.

Position Overview

Do you have experience as a Project Manager in the field of Information Services?

 

Are you constantly solving problems through unique solutions? 

 

Do you strive to lead an engaged and focused team?

 

If the answer is yes, don’t look any further! We’re looking for someone to bring new ideas and leadership to our Project Management Office (PMO). As the Information Services Application Portfolio Lead, you will be responsible for providing portfolio and project management support to the PMO, project managers and teams.

In this role, you will:
  • Build relationships with different areas of the business to support their strategic objectives
  • Provide support and expertise to the IS PMO at a project and portfolio level
  • Ensure that PMO methodology and governance is followed on all projects
  • Create and/or update processes to help build a stronger PMO
  • Mentor the Junior Project Managers 
  • On-board and manage Application Project Managers. This includes completing regular one on ones, reviewing time entry, etc.
In year 1, you will:
  • Gain an understanding of our PMO governance and processes
  • Mentor junior project managers
  • Support project managers in daily tasks such as keeping on top of financials and risk planning.
  • Manage and motivate the PMO team to help achieve strategic goals
  • Execute on short-term goals and objectives for the IS PMO
  • Help develop and deliver action oriented reporting for all levels of key stakeholders
In year 2, you will:
  • Continue to support the improvement of PMO governance and processes
  • Continue with short-term goals and objectives
  • Help develop and deliver action oriented reporting for all levels of key stakeholders
What it takes:
  • Bachelors Degree or equivalent combination of education, training and experience and a minimum of five years of project management or directly related experience with leading large projects through various phases. 
  • Minimum of three years of portfolio management or directly related experience. 
Additional Information

To view the full job description, click here.

Our engaging workplace offers a wide range of challenging opportunities, while being safe, inclusive and diverse. We offer a competitive salary and benefits package, while supporting life-long career development. We also encourage volunteerism and nourish the need to give back to your community.

 

The safety of our customers and FortisBC family members is our number one priority. Depending on the responsibilities of the job, some employees continue to report to the office while others work remotely. To ensure the safety of our employees on our job sites, there is strict adherence to our worksite safety plans and social distancing practices. As an essential service provider, we’ll continue to follow the government COVID-19 guidelines and adjust our plans as necessary. As we welcome new employees, our commitment to safety remains for all of our FortisBC family.

 

To learn more about the recruitment process with FortisBC, please visit the You’re Applying. What now? page for additional information. 

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