We believe the way we manage energy and water will define this century. By joining the Itron team, you can help ensure these precious resources are available to future generations. Are you up for the challenge? Position Summary This leader will drive the execution of projects & programs which impact multiple functional teams within the broader CFO organization and across Itron. Successful candidates will have deep experience in Project/Program Management and Technology. Finance experience is a distinct advantage. This position involves regular communication with senior management on status, risks and change control. Cross-team coordination, project management and executive presentation skills are essential. In this role, the candidate will be part of a team that collaborates with technical teams to deliver world class solutions that are highly scalable, secure, and flexible. This person will have operated successfully in a fast-paced, global, results-oriented environment. Strong oral and written communication skills are crucial, as well as ability to think clearly, analyze quantitatively, problem-solve, scope technical requirements and prioritize. Duties & Responsibilities: * Develop an in-depth understanding of Itron's products, business models, architecture and financial operations. * Manage multiple complex and large projects simultaneously from initiation through delivery. * Act as the Finance Lead on implementations and upgrades related to Itron's ERP system ie Oracle * Ensure strong business case development for all project requests including calculation of return on investment (ROI), assessment of customer value or impact and criteria for measuring project success. * Ensure appropriate finance resources available to work on approved programs/projects, working with functional leaders to achieve this * Lead continuous process improvement by collaborating with stakeholders on design of new solutions that enhance business performance and achieve established goals. * Drive effective teamwork, communication, collaboration, and commitment across multiple groups with competing priorities. * Collaborate with other PMs on the team and across Itron to identify and implement best practices. * Interact with Project Sponsors, Project Stakeholders and multiple business and technical teams to define and deliver complex features. * Anticipate bottlenecks, provide escalation management, anticipate and make * tradeoffs, and balance the business needs versus technical constraints. * Communicate project issues and status in a concise, accurate, and professional manner. * Remain flexible to changing priorities, open to new ideas and have Itron's success firmly in focus. Experience: This position requires a minimum of 12+ years of related experience Required Skills: * Experience supporting finance customers to set and effectively manage expectations, project deliverables, and drive resolution when conflicts or issues arise * Strong analytical skills with the ability to translate conceptual requirements from business owners into detailed business and functional requirements with an emphasis toward scalable and efficient global solutions * Excellent written and verbal communication skills * Proven record of innovation and thought leadership * Experience effectively presenting to all levels within the enterprise * Proven demonstrated ability to work with both technical and non-technical individuals * Strong Microsoft Office skills including Excel, Word, PPT, Outlook, etc. Education: Bachelor's degree in related field or equivalent experience. Masters or equivalent preferred. Certification(s): PMP Preferred; Project Management Qualification required Travel: 20-30% Physical Demands: This is a typical office job, with no special physical requirements or unusual work environment. Itron is an Equal Opportunity, Affirmative Action Employer. Qualified applicants are considered without regard to race, color, religion, sex, age, national origin, citizenship, sexual orientation, marital status, pregnancy, medical condition, veteran status, disability, genetic information, gender identity or other characteristics protected by law. If you require an accommodation in order to apply to this position, please contact your local recruiting representative at 1-800-###-#### or email ...@. #LI-SL1SDL2017
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