Software Project Manager – Remote

Red Clay Consulting
Remote, United States of America
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Red Clay Consulting works hand-in-hand with Oracle Utilities to offer our clients the industry’s most comprehensive and flexible software platform.  As a respected leader in the modernization of the utilities industry for over 20 years,  Red Clay, has played an integral role in groundbreaking projects throughout the world by successfully delivering innovative technical and business solutions. Our implementations empower utilities to run more efficiently and profitably and utilities customers to reliably track usage, manage consumption, and pay bills.

We embrace a Speak-Up Culture that places a high value on two-way communication. The development and satisfaction of our employees tops our priorities and are as critical to Red Clay’s success as the unrivaled service and solutions we deliver to clients.  From Day One, Red Clay employees are encouraged and given abundant opportunities to learn, grow, advance, evolve, and contribute to Red Clay’s culture and success.

If you strive for excellence, embrace change, invest in building strong business relationships, finding solutions to complex problems, and possess a passion for leading projects within scope, costs, and delivering on time...  all while enjoying the journey... then we would love to meet you!

Red Clay Project Managers are responsible for the direction, execution, coordination, control, and completion of the project while remaining aligned with the strategy, commitments, and goals of Red Clay and the client. Overall, the PM is responsible for managing scope, schedules, resources, risks, costs, quality, communication, and change management. This is a fully remote position.

Project Manager Responsibilities

  • Own the success of projects and team members in delivering value to Red Clay clients.
  • Develop and maintain a detailed project plan including key tasks, milestones, and deliverables to drive execution and track delivery progress.
  • Drive execution of planned tasks, milestones, and deliverables to ensure projects are delivered on-time, within the prescribed scope, and within budget and time frames.
  • Remove obstacles and impediments to ensure operational objectives are met.
  • Provide regular communication to project stakeholders, executives, and senior management regarding project status, budget, risks, decisions, delivery quality, and resource-related issues using appropriate monitoring tools and techniques.
  • Use appropriate verification and documentation techniques and change order processes to manage changes in project scope, schedule, and costs.
  • Establish and enforce efficient and disciplined issue and risk identification, troubleshooting, decision-making, mitigation, and escalation processes to ensure quick and effective problem resolution.
  • Create, maintain, and deliver comprehensive project documentation including a project charter, project plans, finance and staffing plans, risks and decision matrices, and status reports.
  • Oversee and approve all project deliverables prior to client receipt and track and document client acceptance.
  • Identify, secure, and assign resources necessary to achieve planned project objectives.
  • Establish and maintain strong working relationships with client stakeholders, Red Clay staff, and third-party vendors.
  • Communicate company goals, project objectives, and role expectations to team members.
  • Mentor team members and provide feedback by monitoring and appraising team job performance.
  • Enforce compliance with the policies and procedures of Red Clay and the client.
  • Assist in RFP efforts by leading the scoping, estimating, and planning efforts for projects of varying sizes and complexity, writing proposal responses and SOWs, and contributing to other proposal-related activities.
  • Identify and support the securing of new service delivery opportunities.
  • Drive adoption of challenge standards and contribute to the evolution of Red Clay’s delivery methodology.


  • Mid-Level professional experience in project or program management leading large, complex, and cross-functional projects with emphasis implementing packaged software solutions
  • Experience  with computer off the shelf solutions  software implementations, modifications, and pivoting projects
  • Experience or exposure to the Utilities Industry, Utilities Software Implementations, or Utilities Data Management Solutions is preferred
  • Proven organizational and time management skills
  • Expert knowledge of project management tools , methodologies, and Microsoft 365.
  • Familiar with agile methodology, experience interacting with and guiding agile teams
  • Ability to operate with limited information and ambiguity
  • Experience influencing and leading enterprise cross-functional teams, including business leaders
  • Highly proficient critical thinking, analysis, business planning, and communication skills
  • Ability to work well in a high-pressure environment
  • Understanding and ability to facilitate collaboration on creative alternatives to project challenges with subject matter experts
  • Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, Computer Engineering or a closely related field experience

Supervisory Responsibility

  • This position will be responsible for supervising all Red Clay team members, including contractors

Additional Preferred Qualifications

  • PMP or Six Sigma project management certification
  • Experience in professional services consulting
  • Utilities industry experience
  • Experience in deploying ITIL framework services
  • Operational knowledge of the Oracle Utilities Product Suite


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