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IT Project Manager

UGI Corporation
King of Prussia, PA 19406
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Location: King Of Prussia, PA, US
Company: UGI Corporation

Power up your career in the dynamic energy industry! UGI Corporation is an international energy distribution and services company that provides superior service in delivering a range of energy products. By operating as a best-in-class service provider, offering a great place to work, serving our communities and delivering value to investors, we aim to positively impact the lives of our shareholders, employees, customers and communities.

UGI Corporation (NYSE: UGI) is a holding company that distributes and markets energy products and services through our subsidiaries and the company's common stock is a balanced growth and income investment. UGI Corporation has paid common dividends for more than 134 consecutive years.

In addition to a challenging career and competitive compensation, our employees enjoy:

Generous and Family-friendly Health & Welfare Benefits Including:

Optional Health Savings Account
Optional Dependent Care Savings Account
Paid Maternity/Paternity Leave
Prescription Coverage
Health Advocate
Life Insurance
Disability Insurance
Work from home policy
Employee Assistance Program

Additional Benefits Include:

401K with a generous company match
Tuition Reimbursement
Assistance with Professional Credentialing
Adoption Assistance
Pet Insurance
Referral Bonuses
Onsite Deli
Employee Discount Programs

The Project Manager, Project Management Office, provides Project Management for a variety of IT project initiatives within a portfolio, owned by the UGI Corp CIO and IT Strategy Manager, which includes both application and infrastructure projects. The IT organization is currently decentralized, however the portfolio strives to take advantage of opportunities to leverage scale and improve efficiency where beneficial to the full family of UGI companies. The role is to hands-on project manage key initiatives, from support on developing the business case and project charter, participating in the vendor and team selection, driving project planning, identifying and managing risks, managing the team to deliver the project objectives and providing full transparency on progress, risks and issues and project financials. Given the distributed nature of the organization, communications and stakeholder engagement skills are critical as the incumbent will also work with business unit and functional leadership teams. Key responsibilities include: Project management of one or a subset of projects in the overall Corp project portfolio, with detailed responsibilities outlined below.

Job Responsibilities:
  • Project management of one or more projects within the Corp Project portfolio, with flexibility to work on different types of projects (business applications, technical/infrastructure, and security related)
  • Support in the development of the project business case and/or ensure project is aligned with the existing business case
  • Work with IT and/or business lead to clarify project scope and objectives, work with internal or external SME's to identify or recommend appropriate solutions consistent with UGI business strategy, and to assess all change impacts of the project
  • Provide robust costs and timescales for implementation and document all assumptions and potential risks
  • Effectively manage stakeholder identification, communications and expectations throughout the project lifecycle
  • Ensure appropriate project governance through formal steering committees
  • Implement sustainable solutions and time scales, to sponsor satisfaction and according to UGI processes and standards; aware of and working within budget constraints of the project
  • Understand business value and work with sponsor/lead to put appropriate measures and processes in place to ensure expected business outcome is achieved, including effective change management approach and execution
  • Ensure resource requirements are clear and, working with sponsor, project is adequately staffed
  • Manage third parties including developing robust statements of work and ensure delivery of solutions and services to agreed outcomes
  • Proactively identify and mitigate/resolve risks and issues in a timely and appropriate manner - no surprises!
  • Ensure full acceptance of the solution by all stakeholders such that there is a smooth handover from project to ongoing operations
  • Administrative support is limited, PM is in a "hands-on" role managing the plan, arranging meetings, creating reports and presentations, etc

Job Requirements:
  • Experienced Project Management professional with a demonstrated understanding of complex project management
  • Minimum of five years of prior project management experience including several years of relevant experience in a combination of the areas noted above, with a progressive record of accomplishments
  • Experience in a multi-division, multi-national and/or matrixed organization desired
  • B.A or B.S degree in Computer Science, Business Administration or a related discipline
  • Project management certificates, such as PMI, preferred
  • Demonstrated thought leadership skills and creativity, as well as strong analytical skills
  • Experience in program management, or coordinating long-term, cross-functional projects, and managing through the full project life cycle
  • Demonstrated ability to interact with executive management teams. Incumbent will also have significant interaction with the business units and should possess strong relationship and leadership skills.
  • Exceptional communication skills in both face-to-face interactions and utilizing multiple media required, with a demonstrated ability to express complex technical concepts and information effectively, both verbally and in writing, to all levels of stakeholders and employees
  • Ability to gain credibility with Corporate, functional and business unit management and ensure no surprises
  • Ability to influence outcomes without direct authority
  • Strong negotiation and conflict resolution skills
  • Proven ability to manage significant change and gain stakeholder commitment
  • Strong work-ethic, organizational, and interpersonal skills; alignment with UGI values and leadership competencies

All offers of employment are contingent upon the successful completion of a background check and drug screen, subject to applicable laws and regulations.

UGI Corporation is an Equal Opportunity Employer. The company maintains and observes employment policies that do not discriminate against any person because of race, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, religion, disability, age, ancestry and any other basis prohibited by federal, state or local law. This applies to recruiting, hiring, training, compensation, overtime, job classifications, work assignments, promotions, demotions, layoffs, terminations, transfers, and all other conditions of employment.



Posted: 2020-10-12 Expires: 2020-11-12

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