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Date: Jul 29, 2022

Location: San Antonio, TX, US, 78205

Company: CPS Energy

We are engineers, high line workers, power plant managers, accountants, electricians, project coordinators, risk analysts, customer service operators, community representatives, safety and security specialists, communicators, human resources partners, information technology technicians and much, much more. We are 3,300 people committed to enhancing the lives of the communities we serve.  Together, we are powering the growth and success of our community progress every day!


Deadline to apply: Open until filled

Pay Grade


Position Summary

The Director, ePMO is responsible for the planning, execution and delivery of the CPS Energy enterprise portfolio of strategic and tactical programs and initiatives.  The Director, ePMO also has responsibility for the overall leadership, coordination and management for implementation and sustainment of the ePMO office processes and functions.  This position will also be responsible for defining and improving processes and maintaining standards for project management. A key responsibility will be to build a highly skilled ePMO staff of program and project managers, project coordinators and scrum masters.  Additionally, this position will be responsible for developing the methodologies, tools, and metrics necessary to drive portfolio and project delivery excellence.


DEADLINE TO APPLY: Open Until Filled

Tasks and Responsibilities

  • Lead & partner across all levels & business areas of the organization to drive ePMO portfolio health, execution, delivery & analysis
  • Define & execute the ePMO management process, deliverables & operational cadence in strict accordance with ePMO management standards & best practices
  • Act as an escalation point for program/project managers w/in the ePMO portfolio; including impact assessment of project resources, schedule & cost issues/changes.
  • Facilitate the joint business & ePMO portfolio processes required to approve & prioritize portfolio & project demand
  • Manage & balance ePMO assigned members’ workload & assignments; ensure team members understand & accept their roles, responsibilities & accountabilities; ensure consistency of project execution to standards & achievement of project objectives
  • Ensure the continuing education of organizational development of all organizational PM’s including appropriate level training & certifications 
  • Track progress on all ongoing projects (issues, risks, schedule, changes, costs, & scope); provide up-dates to supervisors, executives & stakeholders as required. 
  • Support but also hold each Senior Technology & Business Excellence leader accountable for their commitments in the delivery of the committed portfolio components of business- & EIT-sponsored projects
  • Model the behaviors necessary to define, deploy & deliver ePMO portfolio results
  • Lead the organization in the adoption of a maturing ePMO process
  • Accountable for the ePMO portfolio process definition, adoption, execution, & visibility.  Accountable for driving a portfolio sequencing process & establishing effective resource demand & capacity management 
  • Evaluate organizational capability & capacity to assist in the development, validation, & assessment of project objectives
  • Accountable for monitoring & reporting on the projects in all stages across the ePMO portfolio & providing guidance where needed for portfolio value delivery
  • Provide overall ePMO portfolio governance & oversight
  • Develop & facilitate Key Performance Indicators (KPI)/metrics, standards, reporting mechanisms and decision-making forums
  • Coach/mentor business area resources to deliver input to the ePMO portfolio to achieve & improve results
  • Actively seek ways to apply advanced techniques & technology to processes for continuous improvement
  • Provide consulting support & advises leadership on overall planning, prioritization, execution and delivery of the ePMO portfolio using the available process resources
  • Advise business stakeholders on the risks and benefits of specific ePMO portfolio activities
  • Seek partner input for continuous improvement of the ePMO portfolio management process
  • Serve as a member of the Technology & Business Excellence Senior Leadership Team
  • Coordinate & facilitate the annual and multi-year planning process for ePMO portfolio components
  • Provide ePMO portfolio information & consulting to other Technology & Business Excellence Senior Leadership Team members
  • Support each Senior Technology & Business Excellence leader to ensure high standards of delivery of their commitments to the ePMO portfolio of work

Minimum Skills

Minimum Knowledge and Abilities

Demonstrated success at collaborating and leading by influence.
Demonstrated ability to work effectively with business executives, leaders, with all levels of professionals, and with project managers and teams.
Proven ability to prepare and present executive-level material.
Demonstrated ability to multi-task various critical work assignments proactively and independently in a fast paced environment and in a professional manner.
Extensive Program/Project and Portfolio Management leadership experience.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Advanced degree in an appropriate discipline, such as business administration, finance, accounting, construction management, etc.
  • Professional Certification, such as Project Management Institute (PMI), Business Relationship Management Institute (BRMi).
  • Demonstrated organizational, analytical, business planning, negotiation, problem-solving skills. 
  • Experience in technology, energy, or utility industry.
  • Demonstrated financial acumen to plan, forecast, and manage multimillion dollar budgets.
  • Consulting and multidisciplinary experience.


Making Accurate Judgments and Decisions
Communicates Effectively
Working with Ambiguity
Setting a Strategic Vision
Building and Supporting Teams
Driving Continuous Improvement

Minimum Education

Bachelor’s degree from an accredited institution; or similar level of analytical capability gained through demonstrated success in a related position.

Required Certifications

Working Environment

Work is performed indoors & outdoors. Manual dexterity, talking, hearing, and repetitive motion. Use of computing equipment, telephone, & printer/copier. Ability to travel to and from business related events. After hours work may be required.

Physical Demands

Office Environment

CPS Energy does not discriminate against applicants or employees. CPS Energy is committed to providing equal opportunity in all of its employment practices, including selection, hiring, promotion, transfers and compensation, to all qualified applicants and employees without regard to race, religion, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, citizenship status, veteran status, pregnancy, age, disability, genetic information or any other protected status. CPS Energy will comply with all laws and regulations.

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