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Principal Program Manager- Flexible Location

LocationDublin, California;
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Requisition ID # 155518 

Job Category: Project / Program Management 

Job Level: Manager/Principal

Business Unit: Gas Engineering

Work Type: Hybrid

Job Location: Dublin; Alameda; Alta; American Canyon; Angels Camp; Antioch; Auberry; Auburn; Avenal; Avila Beach; Bakersfield; Balch Camp; Bear Valley; Belden; Bellota; Belmont; Benicia; Berkeley; Brentwood; Brisbane; Buellton; Burney; Buttonwillow; Calistoga; Campbell; Canyon Dam; Canyondam; Capitola; Caruthers; Chico; Clearlake; Clovis; Coalinga; Colusa; Concord; Concord; Corcoran; Cottonwood; Cupertino; Daly City; Danville; Davis; Dinuba; Downieville; Emeryville; Eureka; Fairfield; Folsom; Fort Bragg; Fortuna; Fremont; French Camp; Fresno; Fresno; Fulton; Garberville; Geyserville; Gilroy; Grass Valley; Guerneville; Half Moon Bay; Hayward; Hinkley; Hollister; Holt; Huron; Jackson; Kerman; King City; Lakeport; Lemoore; Lincoln; Linden; Livermore; Lodi; Loomis; Los Banos; Lower Lake; Madera; Magalia; Manteca; Manton; Mariposa; Martell; Marysville; Maxwell; Menlo Park; Merced; Meridian; Millbrae; Milpitas; Modesto; Monterey; Montgomery Creek; Morgan Hill; Morro Bay; Moss Landing; Mountain View; Napa; Needles; Newark; Newman; Novato; Oakdale; Oakhurst; Oakland; Oakley; Olema; Orinda; Orland; Oroville; Palo Alto; Palo Cedro; Paradise; Parkwood; Paso Robles; Petaluma; Pioneer; Pismo Beach; Pittsburg; Placerville; Pleasant Hill; Point Arena; Potter Valley; Quincy; Rancho Cordova; Red Bluff; Redding; Richmond; Ridgecrest; Rio Vista; Rocklin; Roseville; Round Mountain; Sacramento; Salida; Salinas; San Bruno; San Carlos; San Francisco; San Francisco; San Jose; San Luis Obispo; San Mateo; San Rafael; San Ramon; San Ramon; Sanger; Santa Cruz; Santa Maria; Santa Nella; Santa Rosa; Selma; Shaver Lake; Sonoma; Sonora; South San Francisco; Springville; Stockton; Storrie; Taft; Tracy; Turlock; Twain; Ukiah; Vacaville; Vallejo; Walnut Creek; Wasco; Washington; Watsonville; West Sacramento; Wheatland; Whitmore; Willits; Willow Creek; Willows; Windsor; Winters; Woodland; Yuba City

Department Overview

The company’s Service Planning and Design organization (SP&D) supports the business vision by delivering customers safe, reliable, and affordable electric and gas services in compliance with all applicable regulatory and internal requirements. SP&D supports both gas and electric operations through its customer project management, design and estimating functions.

Position Summary

Manages aspects of program implementation and operations.  Ensures program is operating effectively.  Responsibilities typically include some or most of the following in support of Program Management to ensure attainment of program metrics/objectives-

•             Managing relationship with and providing direction to vendor(s)

•             Developing and monitoring budgets and forecasts

•             Developing, measuring and reporting on success of the program  

•             Partnering with the Marketing organization, vendors and external partners to develop and implement strategies to reach appropriate customer audience at the appropriate time

•             Identifying and maintaining strong working relationships with all strategic programs and partners

•             Partnering with Regulatory and Compliance staff to ensure compliance with all regulatory requirements and support regulatory activities by supplying information for filings, data requests, and meeting with regulators.

•             Identifying stakeholders and communicate within and outside of PG&E    

•             Developing and/or implementing policies and procedures

•             Identifying new partners, technologies, and delivery channels 

Position will require up to approximately 15% of travel time in work schedule.

Location is flexible within the PG&E Service Territory, please note hiring leader will make final decision of what are appropriate headquarters for the role based on business need. 

This position is hybrid, working from your remote office and your assigned work location based on business need. The assigned work location will be within the PG&E Service Territory.

PG&E is providing the salary range that the company in good faith believes it might pay for this position at the time of the job posting. This compensation range is specific to the locality of the job.  The actual salary paid to an individual will be based on multiple factors, including, but not limited to, specific skills, education, licenses or certifications, experience, market value, geographic location, and internal equity.  Although we estimate the successful candidate hired into this role will be placed towards the middle or entry point of the range, the decision will be made on a case-by-case basis related to these factors.​

A reasonable salary range is:​

Bay Area Minimum:$140,000

Bay Area Maximum:$238,000


California Minimum:$133,000

California Maximum: $226,000

This job is also eligible to participate in PG&E’s discretionary incentive compensation programs.


Minimum Qualifications: 

•             Bachelor degree or equivalent experience.

 •            10 years of related experience or equivalent.

Desired Qualifications:

  • Master’s degree preferred.
  • PMP Certification
    • Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities  Desired
      • Ability to use understanding of the business to help drive strategic decision making, and to recommend operational improvements
      • Ability to lead the largest most complex projects across the line of business supported (i.e. Customer Care, Human Resources, etc.)
      • Deep knowledge and expertise of business and or industry drivers
      • Ability to lead large and complex projects working with cross-functional teams
      • Ability to create compelling business cases based on complex business environments and inputs
      • Adept at addressing issues with diplomacy and tact


  • Lead development and delivery of training and development opportunities on new tools and processes.
  • Lead initiatives to develop and execute on actions to improve existing business processes.
  • Recognized subject matter expert who represents PG&E in regulatory and/or industry forums on subject of expertise.
  • May manage major cross-functional projects and initiatives 
  • Coaches and mentors less experienced employees
  • Solves unique and complex problems, anticipating issues and developing innovative solutions
  • Demonstrates strategic leadership with internal stakeholders to support Company goals.
  • Leads development of program goals and metrics to meet company goals and objectives.  Collaborates across organization to ensure alignment of goals to support program. 
  • Responsible for utilizing other departments and teams to meet program goals. 
  • Organize and lead cross-utility project teams to influence utility, regulatory and/or industry decisions.
  • Leads large statewide energy efficiency programs or efforts on behalf of PG&E to resolve issues and conflicts or to educate other parties.
  • Develops or provides significant input to PG&E leadership, other utilities with similar programs, industry and/or regulatory decision makers to influence market place and regulatory strategies impacting PG&E and its customers.


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