Founded in 1886, Buckeye Partners has a proven track record of stability and success. We pride ourselves on the laser focus we apply to safely providing service and value to our customers, operating by a strong set of values, and empowering our employees
to make decisions. We have a tenacious commitment to environmental responsibility and regulatory compliance in all that we do.
Buckeye Partners is currently seeking an IT Senior Project Manager (Contract/Temporary) with extensive IT project management experience to join our growing team!
The IT Senior Project Manager (Contract) role is responsible for providing a standardized approach to identify, prioritize, and successfully execute a technology portfolio of initiatives and projects that are aligned with the IT and BPL strategic goals and
Essential Duties & Responsibilities include:
Training and Communication. Providing tool training on Primavera and project management framework and working with the IT Director to update and maintain the methodology, templates, and seeking opportunities to train other PMs on the methodology/tools.
Project Administration. Tracking and updating status on key project milestones, activities and schedules, preparing project documentation and conduct project kick-off, maintaining Project SharePoint Site and project information in Primavera and communicating
project status to project team, stakeholders, sponsors and IT management.
Project Governance. Working with Director to conduct Project Audit during closure of projects and tracking and updating monthly financials on assigned projects
Program Management. Maintaining the program SharePoint site, providing program status updates to the roadmap owner, program sponsor, and IT leadership team and managing the program scope and work with the Roadmap Owner to manage the queue of projects
within the program.
Project Management. Documenting project requirements, assisting project initiation deliverables, securing project funding, assisting with project planning deliverables, conducting project kickoff, completing the execution phase of the project (managing
the project task tracking, issues tracking, test planning and execution and project communication plan execution), controlling, updating, and reporting project financials, ensuring compliance to control measures, managing the vendor deliverables, purchase
orders, work orders, and SharePoint site and planning and managing project completion, transition to support, and project closure.
And other duties as assigned.
Bachelor’s degree required
Experience managing teams of internal resources, customer and vendor relationships
Demonstrated strong written and oral communication and presentation skills
Experience working cooperatively and collaboratively with all levels of employees to maximize performance, creativity, problem solving and results
Experience and/or training in ITIL
Up to 20% travel
Certificates & Licenses:
Project Management Professional (PMP) required
Other Skills, Attributes and Abilities:
This position requires a detailed approach to task completion, strong communication and organization skills, positive relationship and collaboration/problem solving skills, and a general understanding of IT project dynamics.
Project Management skills to ensure assigned projects are managed, controlled, and closed appropriately
Listening skills, to understand what is said and to detect/confirm what is meant
Analytical skills, to critically evaluate the information gathered from multiple sources, reconcile conflicts, decompose high-level information into details, abstract up from low-level information to a more general understanding, distinguish presented user
requests from the underlying true needs, and distinguish solution ideas from requirements
Technical Writing skills, to communicate information effectively to customers, managers, and IT teams
Modeling skills, to represent requirements information in graphical forms that augment textual representations.
To be successful in the Buckeye culture, our employees must possess a demonstrated commitment to environmental responsibility and regulatory compliance. Excellent communication, both written and verbal, as well as strong organizational skills are paramount.
You must work independently and be able to exercise tact, discretion, and professionalism when dealing with internal and external customers, and handling sensitive and confidential information.
Buckeye Partners wants to create and reward an organizational focus that stimulates the creative and entrepreneurial actions of its employees that result in innovative ways of reducing costs, generating revenues, improving productivity, or improving processes.
Buckeye Partners is the logistical solutions partner of choice for the global energy business. As one of the nation’s largest independent petroleum products common carrier pipeline network providers, Buckeye Partners L.P. provides terminals, storage and
refined product distribution services; our strength is to create centers of expertise around our products, technologies and client needs.
Buckeye Partners, L.P. (NYSE: BPL) headquartered in Houston, Texas is one of the primary distributors of petroleum in the eastern and mid-western portions of the United States.