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Senior Program Manager

Company: Lower Colorado River Authority
Location: Austin
Posted on: May 3, 2021

Job Description:

Senior Program Manager

Apply now Job No: 493679

FT/PT: Full-time

Regular/Project/Seasonal: Regular

Location: Austin, TX 78732

City: Austin

State: Texas

Categories: Operations/Maintenance (Power, Water, Transmission, Telecom), Other

Are you looking for an opportunity to work for an organization who makes a difference in our local communities and values work-life balance? The Lower Colorado River Authority's Telecommunications group is looking for a Senior Program Manager to join our team. We are seeking a highly motivated individual who is up for the challenge of coordinating a multimillion-dollar project portfolio in a fast paced environment. Our portfolio is key to the success of our vision; provide high value connectivity solution and services to LCRA and Central Texas. As a member of our team, you will have the opportunity to enable strategic execution of a project portfolio by coordinating people and teams to work together with a shared purpose.


  • Ensure projects are better aligned to our strategies and resources are optimized across the organization
  • Work with leadership to identify impacts of project changes to the overall portfolio and resource availability
  • Develop and present portfolio performance information to leadership and key groups throughout LCRA
  • Provide insights and analysis for Telecommunications Business Plan and strategic initiatives

What you will do:

  • Provides strategic insights and recommendations for enhancing and developing new programs to senior management.
  • Ensures that strategic planning initiatives and projects are effectively implemented by forming teams to evaluate and implement.
  • Performs complex business case analysis and/or feasibility analysis on multiple projects.
  • Assists with research for, and development of, cost benefit analysis for various maintenance, rehabilitation and/or replacement options for specific assets, related to the strategic plan.
  • Assists with research for, and development of, cost benefit analysis for various

maintenance, rehabilitation and/or replacement options for specific assets, related to the strategic plan

What qualifications you must have:

  • Nine or more years' experience in capital planning, decision-making modeling, operations and maintenance planning, financial management, project management and strategic business support.
  • A degree(s) in business, economics, engineering, finance, math, science or relevant field may be substituted per LCRA guidelines for certain years of experience.

What qualifications it would be nice for you to have:

  • Experience in strategic planning, financial analysis, business planning, project management
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office products, including Excel and PowerPoint
  • Degree(s) in business, finance, economics or relevant field

What we offer you:

  • Competitive salary & medical, dental, vision and legal insurance
  • 401(k) match up to 8%
  • Paid time off, sick leave and disability benefits
  • Wellness program including wellness incentive
  • Extensive learning & development program

And more - all to create a compelling and rewarding work environment.

Equal Opportunity Employer

LCRA provides equal employment opportunities and a work environment free of discrimination and harassment. All employment decisions at LCRA are based on business need, job requirement and individual qualifications, without regard to race, color, religion, gender identity, national origin, age, disability, sexual orientation, genetic information, or veteran status in accordance with applicable federal and state legal requirements governing nondiscrimination in employment.

Keywords: Lower Colorado River Authority, Austin , Senior Program Manager, Other , Austin, Texas

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