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Senior Manager, PMO - Kiewit Technology Group


Omaha, NE, US

Requisition ID: 167360 

Job Level: Senior Level 

Home District/Group: DHO Information Technology Group 

Department: Technology Group 

Market: Corporate Home Office 

Employment Type: Full Time 

Position Overview

Kiewit Technology Group (KTG) has an exciting opportunity available for an experienced Senior Manager, PMO in the Omaha area. At KTG, the PMO is responsible for the activities associated with both technical and strategic initiatives. There is a need for both waterfall and agile methodologies, so knowledge of both is helpful.
The PMO senior manager will be well-versed in data-driven decisioning and identifying common themes and trends in products, projects, and teams. They will be intensely- focused on the growth and development of their team. We have a strong, dynamic team, using advanced practices for the measurement of projects and the portfolio.


District Overview

Kiewit Technology Group (KTG) builds solutions to enable and support a $12.5 billion company. Our mission is to deliver project schedule and cost certainty by employing technology designed by and for the construction industry. Our team deploys technology solutions to the field and home office departments that increase profitability by maximizing the way we use our people and resources in daily operations. KTG uses systems and tools that manage every part of Kiewit’s business and lifecycle of a project to improve planning and day-to-day execution in the field by giving our people real-time data to make faster, smarter decisions. When you join KTG, you will make an impact on the critical work we do every day.


This position is based out of our Kiewit Business Center at 12720 I Street Omaha, NE. The Kiewit Technology Group offers Flexible Friday’s.


•    Manage and coordinate the project governance structure, developing an effective communication strategy and clearly defining the key project management process, deliverables, and signoffs.
•    Work in tandem with the Kiewit Delivery Model (SDLC) team to ensure complete synchronization between tools and process.
•    Train and coach the key stakeholders in the agreed project delivery processes
•    Represent project management function within leadership.
•    Provide clear and accurate information for effective decision making, to maximize value & mitigate risks.
•    Establish effective communication channels to capture progress and results of improvement initiatives.
•    Identify and resolve issues and conflicts within the portfolio.
•    Define and maintain RACI documentation for cross-functional teams.
•    Review and track business cases and ROI for projects.
•    Monitor project success and report metrics on cost, timeline, and quality during and after project closure.
•    Progress the maturity of the PMO organization in using metrics for data-driven decisioning and balanced scorecards


•    Bachelor's degree in Business, Computer Information Systems, or other related fields.
•    Minimum of seven (7) years of experience as software development Project Manager, Program Manager, or a related information management / technology role and three (3) years managing project managers in Project Management Office organizations
•    Experience with various project management methodologies (waterfall, Agile, SCRUM, Kanban, etc.)
•    Proven strategic planning skills, ability to consult and develop business cases.
•    Expert written and verbal communication skills, with deep experience working with executives.
•    Trusted advisor with proven ability to works cooperatively across the business and with third-party vendors and partners to cultivate long-term relationships.
•    Extensive knowledge of large, complex corporate systems
•    Thorough understanding of project/program management techniques and methods.
•    Working knowledge of industry standard program/project management software (Azure DevOps, MS Project etc.).
•    Strong change management skills to include the practical implementation of new-to-Kiewit principles and concepts.
•    Experience leading projects in both agile and waterfall environments, with a hybrid of both types a bonus.

Other Requirements:
•    Regular, reliable attendance
•    Work productively and meet deadlines timely
•    Communicate and interact effectively and professionally with supervisors, employees, and others individually or in a team environment.
•    Perform work safely and effectively. Understand and follow oral and written instructions, including warning signs, equipment use, and other policies.
•    Work during normal operating hours to organize and complete work within given deadlines. Work overtime and weekends as required.

We offer our fulltime staff employees a comprehensive benefits package that’s among the best in our industry, including top-tier medical, dental and vision plans covering eligible employees and dependents, voluntary wellness and employee assistance programs, life insurance, disability, retirement plans with matching, and generous paid time off.

We are an Equal Opportunity Employer. Employment decisions are made without regard to race, color, religion, national or ethnic origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, disability, protected veteran status or other characteristics protected by law.

There’s no limit to what you’ll do at Kiewit. Whether you’re building or supporting projects that provide communities with dependable energy, safe transportation, clean water, or access to health care, the work you do will positively impact people’s lives for generations to come. 

Here you’ll have endless opportunities to expand your expertise through on-the-job experience and internal and external training and development opportunities. 

We offer our full-time staff employees a comprehensive benefits package that’s among the best in our industry. From top-tier health care programs to employee assistance programs and retirement planning, we aim to provide you with the tools you need to be successful in the areas of life that matter most to you.

Kiewit is an equal-opportunity employer, and we believe a diverse workforce is vital to the success of our business. We continue our efforts to attract, develop and retain employees from all backgrounds who are passionate about our industry.  

We are committed to veteran and military hiring and will consider relevant military experience as equivalent to qualification requirements.

Nearest Major Market: Omaha
Nearest Secondary Market: Council Bluffs

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