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Project Manager- PMO

Date: Mar 20, 2019

Location: King Of Prussia, PA, US

Company: UGI Corporation

Power up your career in the dynamic energy industry! UGI Corporation (NYSE: UGI) is a Fortune 500 company based in the greater Philadelphia region.  UGI distributes and markets energy products and services through our subsidiaries; operating natural gas, electric and liquefied petroleum gas (propane) businesses around the globe. UGI has a track record of delivering diversified energy solutions and strong financial performance since 1882. Our products fuel more comfortable lives for our customers by heating homes and providing gas for indoor cooking and outdoor grilling. We power businesses with liquefied natural gas products for offices, factories and vehicle fleets. UGI, through subsidiaries, is the sole General Partner and owns 26% of AmeriGas Partners, L.P. (NYSE:APU), the nation’s largest retail propane distributor. 


In addition to a challenging career and competitive compensation, our employees enjoy:

Generous Health & Welfare Benefits Including:

- Medical
- Dental
- Vision
- Optional Health Savings Account
- Optional Dependent Care Savings Account
- Paid Maternity/Paternity Leave
- Prescription Coverage
- Health Advocate
- Life Insurance
- Disability Insurance
- Employee Assistance Program

Additional Benefits Include:
- 401K with a generous company match
- Tuition Reimbursement
- Assistance with Professional Credentialing
- Adoption Assistance
- Pet Insurance
- Onsite Deli 
- Employee Discount Programs


The Project Manager, Project Management Office, is a newly created position to provide Project Management for a variety of internal project initiatives within a portfolio including primarily business transformation and systems implementation programs (ex. HRIS, Financial Planning & Consolidation, Shared Services). The projects may impact Corp only, but the organization is also embarking on some first cross-business unit initiatives. The role serves as a conduit for communication between project sponsors and executives from UGI Corporation and its business units who make the strategic decisions for those projects.  The incumbent will also work extensively with business unit and functional leadership teams.  Key responsibilities include:  Project management of one or a subset of projects in the overall Corp project portfolio, with detailed responsibilities outlined below.  In addition, this role is charged with helping the Director – PMO create and build the PMO function for UGI Corporation. 


Responsibilities include:

  • Project management of one or more projects within the Corp Project portfolio, with flexibility to work on different types of projects (business process, IT, shared services)
  • Support in the development of the project business case and/or ensure project is aligned with the existing business case
  • Work with business lead to clarify project scope and objectives, work with internal or external SME’s to identify or recommend appropriate solutions consistent with UGI business strategy, and to assess all change impacts of the project
  • Provide robust costs and timescales for implementation and document all assumptions and potential risks
  • Effectively manage stakeholder identification, communications and expectations throughout the project lifecycle
  • Ensure appropriate project governance through formal steering committees
  • Implement sustainable solutions and time scales, to sponsor satisfaction and according to UGI processes and standards; aware of and working within budget constraints of the project
  • Understand business value and work with business lead to put appropriate measures and processes in place to ensure expected business outcome is achieved, including effective change management approach and execution
  • Proactively identify and mitigate/resolve risks and issues in a timely and appropriate manner – no surprises!
  • Ensure full acceptance of the solution by all stakeholders such that there is a smooth handover from project to ongoing operations
  • Administrative support is limited; PM is in a “hands-on” role managing the plan, arranging meetings, creating reports and presentations, etc.


Requirements include:  

  • Experienced Project Management professional with a demonstrated understanding of complex project management.
  • Minimum of five plus years of prior project management experience including several years of relevant experience in a combination of the areas noted above, with a progressive record of accomplishments.  
  • Prior consulting experience is preferred
  • Experience in a multi-division, multi-national and/or matrixed organization desired. 
  • B.A or B.S degree in Computer Science, Business Administration or a related discipline.  Master's degree in Finance, Economics, Engineering or Mathematics desirable. 
  • Project management certificates, such as PMI, preferred.
  • Demonstrated thought leadership skills and creativity, as well as strong analytical skills.
  • Experience in program management, or coordinating long-term, cross-functional projects, and managing through the full project life cycle
  • Demonstrated ability to interact with executive management teams. Incumbent will also have significant interaction with the business units and should possess strong relationship and leadership skills.
  • Exceptional communication skills in both face-to-face interactions and utilizing multiple media required, with a demonstrated ability to express complex technical concepts and information effectively, both verbally and in writing, to all levels of stakeholders and employees.
  • Ability to gain credibility with Corporate, functional and business unit management and ensure no surprises.
  • Ability to influence outcomes without direct authority.
  • Strong negotiation and conflict resolution skills.
  • Proven ability to manage significant change and gain stakeholder commitment.
  • Strong work-ethic, organizational, and interpersonal skills; alignment with UGI values and leadership competencies.



All offers of employment are contingent upon the successful completion of a background check and drug screen, subject to applicable laws and regulations.


UGI Corporation is an Equal Opportunity Employer.  The company maintains and observes employment policies that do not discriminate against any person because of race, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, religion, disability, age, ancestry and any other basis prohibited by federal, state or local law. This applies to recruiting, hiring, training, compensation, overtime, job classifications, work assignments, promotions, demotions, layoffs, terminations, transfers, and all other conditions of employment.

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