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Company: PGE
Location: Portland, OR
Career Level: Entry Level
Industries: Energy, Utilities, Environmental


This is an exciting time to join Portland General Electric. As Oregon's largest electric utility, Portland General Electric is leading an energy transformation that will harness the power of clean and renewable resources. Our vision for a clean energy future relies on three interrelated and overarching strategies: de-carbonize through investing in clean and reliable energy; modernize through a smarter more resilient grid; and empower our customers in their energy technology choices.

We're searching for innovative, customer and results-obsessed leaders to help power our mission and lead the way in championing the world's clean energy future!

The Digital Product Owner is responsible for the roadmap and day-to-day management of delivering transformative digital products to our customers. This highly customer-focused and business-oriented individual will ensure the effective execution on our customer digital projects, delivering the outcomes needed to meet our customer and business outcomes.

As Product Owner, serves as the voice of the customer with product teams to ensure product delivers on customer experience goals while adhering to strict delivery and financial targets.

If you are an exceptionally motivated individual with a genuine interest to empower our customers to meet their clean, green energy journey, a passion to deliver digital products, we have the perfect job for you!

Key Responsibilities

  • Typically serves as the subject matter expert for multiple complex systems or applications. Proactively anticipates and analyzes client needs and collaborates with internal teams to develop and implement initiatives to enhance system to further business strategy and meet client needs. Balances needs of various clients, internal teams and system and resource constraints and makes decisions to optimize system use.

  • Leads internal teams or collaborates with other internal teams to develop, prioritize and implement initiatives. Manages communications to multiple stakeholders adapting to individual needs. Presents status reports and recommendations to sponsors. Communicates with IT and business. Proactively recommends and implements system-based solutions in response to business issues.

  • Develops overall product strategy to meet business needs leveraging available resources. Develops and implements detailed project plans, including cross-functional project plans. Defines work requirements, value criteria and cost/benefit ratios. Proactively identifies emerging business needs and adapts plans to meet them. Prioritizes initiatives in a way that balances new functionality with maintenance and reliability.

  • Negotiates with business on timing of implementation. Prioritizes releases and determines when functionality is ready for release. Manages issues log and product backlog. Collaborates with others to define acceptance criteria and ensures deliverables are met. Manages issues log and product backlog.

What you will bring:

  • Requires a degree in computer science, business, engineering or related field or equivalent experience.

  • Typically eight or more years of combined experience in business analysis, operational process improvement, project management or equivalent combination of technical and operational experience.

  • Project Management Professional (PMP) certification a plus; technical certifications a plus, depending on position. Product owner certification preferred.

Competencies (Knowledge, Skills, Abilities)

  • Advanced knowledge of system(s) assigned

  • Advanced knowledge of business processes for area(s) assigned

  • Advanced skills in decision making

  • Advanced skills in building relationships

  • Working skills in reporting and analytics

  • Advanced skills in project management

  • Advanced skills in adapting to change

  • Advanced skills in analytical thinking

  • Advanced skills in consulting

  • Advanced skills in business acumen

  • Advanced skills in conflict management

  • Advanced skills in customer focus

  • Advanced skills in delegation

  • Advanced skills in organization and prioritization

  • Advanced skills in interpersonal relationships

  • Advanced skills in influencing without authority

Join us today and power your potential!

To be considered for this position, please complete the following employment application by the posting close date. A cover letter may be needed with your application to be considered for this position.

PGE believes in rewarding strong performance. We provide a total compensation package that is designed to reward your contributions to the company, and, at the same time, support your well-being and professional development, both now and into the future.

PGE is committed to diversity and inclusion in the workplace and is an equal opportunity employer. PGE will not discriminate against any employee or applicant for employment based on race, color, national origin, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, age, religion, disability, protected veteran status, or other characteristics protected by law.

Assisting with storms or other Company emergencies is a part of all positions at Portland General Electric.
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This job posting will close at 12:01 am Pacific Time on the closing date listed below:

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