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IT Portfolio Manager

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Location: Columbus, OH, United States
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Req ID: R00932916

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IT Portfolio Manager - SAP

Full Time Perm

Shift: Hybrid – 2 days onsite 3 days remote

Location: Columbus, OH

The NiSource Work Asset Management program consists of three projects- Work Management, Mobile Workforce, and Mobile Mapping. The Work Management Project (SAP) has four sub-teams- Core Work Management, Asset Management, Supply Chain/Materials, and Accounting. This position is to fill the Portfolio Manager - Work Management position which serves as the delivery lead for the Work Management Project.  Each Sub team has a Product Owner, Iterative lead/Scrum Master, Business Analyst,  Business SME, and Developers.  Horizontal teams spanning multiple projects include Business Transformation, Data, Employee Experience, Integration, Technical Architecture and Testing.

The IT Portfolio Manager - SAP will be responsible for managing highly complex or enterprise-wide IT programs consisting of multiple projects or large transformational projects that span multiple organizations. You will work across IT towers and with business partners to develop an overall program strategy for a portfolio of work along with the project planning and resourcing needed for execution. Overall the IT Portfolio Manager - SAP is responsible for delivering all projects and enhancements within their portfolio on time and on budget while meeting the strategic and business requirements of the organization.


Your responsibilities may include, but are not limited to:

  • Plans and manages a portfolio of multi-million dollar IT programs that are comprised of highly visible, high-profile projects that span the organization and have significant enterprise impact

  • Develops overall program strategy to ensure proper sequencing and integration of large/complex projects within the portfolio and adjusts project scope, timing, and budgets as necessary, based upon the needs of the business

  • Communicates with IT leadership and senior business leadership to review program strategy, direction and changes

  • Experienced quantifying impacts of risks and issues to scope, schedule, budget and prioritizing and driving resolution            

  • Continually evaluates and maintains efficiency in managing the portfolio of programs through planning, scheduling and budget assessment

  • Manages a team of multiple project managers and project resources for the execution of programs/projects

  • Monitors, measures and reports on program status to IT leadership and senior business leadership

Minimum Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s Degree or equivalent work experience

  • 10+ years of enterprise-wide IT Program management experience with deep knowledge of waterfall, agile, hybrid, and SDLC methodologies and tools

  • Experience managing programs $5M – $10M+ that span multiple years and consist of a combination of internal and external and labor and non-labor cost components

  • 5+ years of experience with project cost management, budget forecasting, and resource capacity planning

  • 3+ years of experience implementing change management approaches to support programs

Preferred Qualifications

  • PMP Certification and ITIL experience preferred

  • Proven ability to engage and develop relationships with executive sponsors and key stakeholders with clarity and precision

  • Coaching and development of team members preferred

  • SAP Work and Asset Management implementation experience preferred


The preceding description is not designed to be a complete list of all duties and responsibilities required of the position

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Inclusion & Diversity 
Value inclusion within your day to day responsibilities by respecting others perspectives/convictions, engaging others opinions, creating a safe environment where people, ideas, and opinions are valued within your Team/Customers and external partners.

Respect and take into consideration diversity within your Team/Customers and external work partners by valuing different world views, challenges, and cultures that represent all walks of life and all backgrounds.

Treat others with respect and consideration. Actively participate in creating and contributing to a positive work environment.

Equal Employment Opportunity 
NiSource is committed to providing equal employment opportunities in each of its companies to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, national origin or ancestry, veteran status, disability, gender, age, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information, or any protected group status as defined by law. Each employee is expected to abide by this principle.

By applying, you may be considered for other job opportunities. 

Safety Statement
Promote a safe work environment by actively participating in all aspects of our employee safety program.  Report any unsafe conditions and take actions to prevent personal injuries.  Support our interdependent safety culture by ensuring the safety of your co-workers.  Stay focused on the task at hand and promote productivity through good work habits.

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