Kiewit Corporation Sr. Manager Project Managment in Omaha, Nebraska

Date: Sep 12, 2017

Location: Omaha, NE, US

Company: Kiewit

Requisition ID: 69288

Kiewit is one of North America's largest and most respected construction and engineering organizations. With its roots dating back to 1884, the employee-owned company operates through a network of offices and projects in the United States, Canada, Mexico and Australia. Kiewit offers construction and engineering services in a variety of markets including transportation, water/wastewater, power, oil, gas and chemical, building and mining. Kiewit had 2016 revenues of $8.6 billion and employs more than 20,000 staff and craft employees.

How We’re Different

• Consistently ranked within the top five of the “Top 400 Contractors” according to Engineering News-Record

• Consistently recognized as one of the best places to work in North America and in 2015, named one of Fortune’s Most Admired Companies

• Top-tier health, dental and vision insurance available from day one of employment

• 401K savings plan that includes company dollar-for-dollar match on contributions up to 6 percent

• Our employees are entitled to accrue at least 20 days paid time off each year

• We spend an average of $8,500 per employee each year on training and career development, and reimburse up to $5,250 per year in outside tuition costs

Kiewit Technology Group (KTG) is looking for a leader of its Project Management group. Striving to ensure the certainty of successful technical project delivery, KTG leverages both Waterfall and Agile methodologies as appropriate. The Sr. Manager of Project Management will staff and develop a team of project managers to deliver a variety of projects, including launching new products and services, large-scale application development, systems integration, process reengineering, and infrastructure upgrades and deployments. We are looking for an accountable leader to drive continuous improvement, effectiveness, and efficiency that will have wide ranging positive effects across our Technology Group.

Responsibilities:

• Track project initiation process; manage approval, priority, and scheduling of projects of varying type, scale, and complexity

• Develop, evolve, and monitor adherence to all Project Management methodologies, processes, procedures, and policy

• Education and communication of aforementioned Project Management requirements to new and existing extended team members and process stakeholders

• Hire, develop, coach, mentor, assign, and hold accountable Project Management staff

• Develop measurement and reporting of appropriate metrics and KPIs to track project requirements, progress, health, and estimates against actuals

• Form effective relationships with Product Management leaders to ensure alignment of priorities and objectives and measure satisfaction levels

• Work to anticipate and resolve issues, conflicts, and other barriers to project success as they arise

Qualifications:

• Bachelors and/or Master’s Degree in Computer Science, Information Management, Information Technology or Engineering, or equivalent combination of education and experience

• 5 – 10 years’ experience in IT Project Management with an emphasis on large and complex projects and teams

• Proficiency in Agile Development Methodology, Scrum

• Solid knowledge of project management processes, systems development methods, organizational change management concepts, and business process improvement methods

• Experience working with ERP systems preferred (SAP is a plus)

Kiewit is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Employment decisions are made without regard to race, color, religion, national or ethnic origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, disability, protected veteran status or other characteristics protected by law.

Nearest Major Market: Omaha

Nearest Secondary Market: Council Bluffs

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