Software Project Manager
Posted on: January 8, 2022
Local Unit & Position Description
Are you excited about the opportunities created by the energy
Would you like to be part of a team that helps business in
digitalizing and managing critical activities in a sustainable,
cost efficient, safe and secure way?
DNV Digital Solutions is seeking a Project Manager (PM) for their
Software Consulting Department within Region Americas.
Collaborating closely with the project team, the PM will plan,
execute, and finalize projects according to strict deadlines and
within budget. Most are software implementation projects for new or
existing clients and may cover all DNV brands but primarily the
Cascade and Synergi Electric products within the Electric Grid
The Project Manager will report to the Head of Section for Project
Management Consulting Americas with the main objective of being the
responsible for the entire project and customer engagement cycle
right from RFP/Bid Review/Proposal Management, Project planning,
execution and deployment to Extended Support post Go-live. The
specific focus for this position will be management of projects
primarily related to DNV's Electric Grid (EGRID) product platform
involving Synergi Electric and Cascade products.
The ideal candidate will be the one with extensive practical
experience of having delivered both large (> -500K USD) and
small-to-medium size (- $10K to $200K) projects in involving
Software Solutions and preferably in the Electric Utility space. A
strong knowledge of demonstrative Project Management Concepts and
Principles is a must. The candidate would also be responsible for
being the primary liaison with our clients' solution sponsor for
on-going commercial, operational, scope and relationship management
of our EGRID software solutions.
This position will be based out of DNV offices in Katy, TX,
Mechanicsburg, PA or Corvallis, OR. Note that when DNV offices
re-open, we will offer a flexible hybrid work environment.
What You'll Do
Work Collaboratively with the Sales and other project teams and
lead the Proposal Management and delivery activities during the
Pre-sales stages of a project opportunity.
Prepare plans, supervise project team members and their execution
of tasks, prepare project budgets and analyze financial data, and
direct and control the outcome of a project.
Effectively negotiate changes to project scope and change orders
including opportunities for new sales.
Collaborate with DNV's Electric Grid Product Development team
throughout the pre-sales/project cycles and be responsible or the
successful delivery to the end customers satisfaction.
Successful Risk Management and Execution of all projects (of
various types and sizes) within the agreed boundaries of scope,
time and cost resulting in a high degree of customer satisfaction
whilst achieving the agreed internal project profitability.
Efficiently plan, track and manage cost, -revenue and profitability
for both Fixed Price and T&E type of small, medium and
Manage the customer relationship and financial aspect of
operational support. Ensure that the client's needs and
requirements are adhered to per the agreed contract. Identify
expansion opportunities for existing customer solutions.
Proactive involvement in the client's future roadmap planning
efforts, to ensure alignment of client needs with DNV solution
Plan, propose, negotiate, and deliver extensions and enhancements
to the operational solution to accommodate the client's updated IT
and business process requirements.
What is Required
Bachelor's degree in Engineering, Computer Science, or other fields
related to Electric industry or other equivalent experience.
A minimum of 7 years of experience in project or customer
management role for software development or implementation
Deep understanding of the financial aspects of IT/Software project
delivery and operations.
A professional with extensive experience and skill (technically and
commercially) from Electric Utility and/or Software Consulting
industry, preferably both on the customer/user side and the
Ability to contribute and manage the full life cycle of the project
right from presales through project completion and into support
(post completion). Ability to manage scope change and keen eye for
expanding opportunities with existing customers.
Hands-On Experience with Microsoft Project.
Demonstration and application of Project Management theories as
those prescribed by the Project Management Institute (PMI) or other
industry or utility accepted practices.
Strong client communication skills: Demonstrated ability to build
and maintain excellent relationships with clients.
Effective communication, particularly listening skills with both
colleagues as well as customers.
Willingness and ability to travel within the region and
internationally up to 15%
Excellent verbal and written English communication skills.
Willingness and ability to successfully pass a pre-employment
background check and drug test.
We conduct pre-employment drug and background screening.
What is Preferred
Background in software implementation and best practices.
Experience with DNV software solutions.
Demonstration and application of planning and deploying highly
integrated, enterprise level information systems solutions.
Experience with software products and services in the areas of
electric grid operations, electric distribution planning, spatial
technologies, electric asset management, or electronic field data
collection software solutions would be an advantage.
Experience with standard DBMS (Database Management Systems) such as
Oracle, Microsoft SQL Server and other database systems.
Knowledge of PowerBI or other business intelligence reporting and
PMP certification preferred but not required.
**Immigration-related employment benefits, for example visa
sponsorship, are available for this position**
How We Do It
We Care , We Dare , We Share
Our mission is to safeguard life, property and the environment. By
joining us, you will work towards our meaningful vision: to make a
global impact for a safe and sustainable future. DNV offers a
congenial working environment, competitive salaries, and an
exceptional benefits package. We value diversity, equity and
inclusion and want you to bring your whole self to work each day.
Read more here:
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DNV is an Equal Opportunity Employer and gives consideration for
employment to qualified applicants without regard to race, color,
religion, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national
origin, disability or protected veteran status. - For more
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Please visit our website at www.dnv.com
Company & Business Area Description
DNV is a world-leading provider of digital solutions and software
applications with focus on the energy, maritime and healthcare
markets. Our solutions are used worldwide to manage risk and
performance for wind turbines, electric grids, pipelines,
processing plants, offshore structures, ships, and more. Supported
by our domain knowledge and Veracity assurance platform, we enable
companies to digitize and manage business critical activities in a
sustainable, cost-efficient, safe and secure way.
We are also an independent expert in assurance and risk management,
operating in more than 100 countries. Through our broad experience
and deep expertise we advance safety and sustainable performance,
set industry benchmarks, and inspire and invent solutions.
Equal Opportunity Statement
DNV is an Equal Opportunity Employer and gives consideration for
employment to qualified applicants without regard to gender,
religion, race, national or ethnic origin, cultural background,
social group, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity,
marital status, age or political opinion. Diversity is fundamental
to our culture and we invite you to be part of this diversity!
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