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Project Manager

Omaha Public Power District Omaha, NE
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Project Manager 

The Project Manager that will ensure on-time, on-budget, and on-scope delivery of critical technical and strategic projects. They will be responsible for tracking the progress of the project(s), identifying risks, developing reports on progress, milestones and budget, and effectively communicating to program and project stakeholders. This position will mentor and develop less experienced team project managers. Provide input into project methodology framework and toolset maturity efforts. Responsible to the Executive Sponsor and the Manager of PMO and BTBS Portfolio for successful delivery of the overall project objectives

Project Identification & Planning: Accountable to collaborate across all functions to facilitate the identification, scoping and planning of new and potential technical and/or strategic projects. Projects would be of a higher complexity, lasting in duration anywhere from nine months to multiple years.

  • Ensure intersections, dependencies, and deliverables are communicated and reported 
  • Provide input to and assist BTBS management with the development of individual and overarching project schedules to ensure cohesion in the event of project overlap.

Project Execution: Supports the assigned project¿s effective and systematic progression from the point of assignment to benefits realization.

  • Facilitate the development of resource requirements, cost benefits analysis, future state design, progress reporting & presentations, etc. for assigned project

Team Coordination: 

  • Coordinate the processes, procedures, budget and monitoring 
  • Support projects proactively to identify and mitigate  potential risks 
  • Respond to issues that require support to correct 
  • Plan and collaborate to eliminate/minimize resourcing conflicts 




  • Bachelor¿s degree in Management Information Systems, computer science, engineering, business management or related field or a combination of education and work experience that provides the necessary skills to perform the essential job functions.
  • Minimum of 3-5 years formal project management experience of critical technical and strategic projects.
  • Subject matter expert with processes and systems within a project function
  • Understanding of Information Technology field and new business enabling technologies
  • Ability to work with multiple vendors/professional services to deliver on-time/ on-budget projects
  • Experienced in various project management methodologies and tools including Agile/Scrum or other iterative development frameworks.


  • Project management certification
  • Prior experience project managing > $1M+ projects with project teams of 8 or more

Closing Statement


Level: S5

Foundation : $94,112

Maximum: $141, 168

At Omaha Public Power District, we¿re passionate about three things: power, the people who make it, and the people who rely on it.

WE ARE: Where the Light Starts. OPPD is the 12th-largest public power utility in the U.S., serving over 850,000 people across 5,000 square miles and 13 counties.

WE¿RE COMMITTED TO: Each other and the people we serve. This commitment drives us. We¿re dedicated to providing our communities with affordable, reliable, and environmentally sensitive energy services today, tomorrow, and well into the future.

OUR JOB: To provide power with a purpose. We have real impact - on people¿s lives, on the environment, and on the future of energy. We¿re always looking for bright, capable people who want an opportunity to lead from where you are¿wherever you are¿ and know that your ideas will be heard. If you want to be a source of real, positive change for the community and the people who live in this region, then working for a company acknowledged for caring about these same things is likely a priority for you as well.

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EOE:  Protected Veterans/Disability

How To Apply


Apply online at on or before July 23, 2024.

Recruiter: Patique Collins -  #LI-PC

**PLEASE NOTE** - Your application has not been submitted unless you have applied for a specific requisition.  If you have not chosen a specific opening, your application will remain in 'DRAFT' form and will not be viewed by our Human Capital staff.


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Date Posted July 17, 2024
Date Closes September 15, 2024
Requisition 297545
Located In Omaha, NE
SOC Category 00-0000.00

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