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IT Enterprise SR Project Manager- Bakersfield

Posted on: March 8th, 2019 | Oil / Gas | Bakersfield, CA


The IT Enterprise Project Manager (EPM) is responsible for establishing and leading enterprise-wide, cross-functional strategic initiatives. The EPM leads a variety of different types of projects including large-scale application development, systems integration, business process optimization projects, operational efficiency improvements, business process reengineering, critical system root cause analysis, and infrastructure upgrades and deployments.

Key Accountabilities

  • Single accountable party for defining, planning, orchestrating, and delivering a given strategic initiative.
  • Ensures end results are of the highest quality with a clearly articulated scope and quantifiable business benefit.
  • Directs large-scale, complex projects often involving multiple internal and external constituents and matrix partners (Projects may include but not be limited to Oracle e-Business Suite (EBS), P2 Enterprise Upstream (EU), system integration, data warehousing, reporting/analytics and other enterprise systems.
  • Rigorously manages scope to ensure commitments are achieved within agreed upon time, cost, and quality parameters.
  • Validates financial forecasts and provides on-going reconciliation of resources and other related project expenditures.
  • Develops project communication plans and interfaces with stakeholders to execute on responsibilities.
  • Serves as a subject matter expert in routinely briefing key stakeholders on different aspects of assigned initiatives.
  • Willing to participate in and complete project and support tasks that may not normally associated with project management:
    • Data analysis, design, cleansing and integration as well as some technical tasks
    • Testing and training
    • Work with and manage vendor project managers, engagement activities and expectations
    • Learn and provide some support for EBS, EU as well as other enterprise applications
  • Complies with all the Company’s Safety and Environmental policies, practices and programs. Takes corrective action within training limitations. Escalates as necessary.
  • Participates in and adheres to all training programs designed to enhance EH&S knowledge and safety standards.
  • Performs other duties as assigned.

Education, Certificates, Licenses

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Science, Accounting, Business Management, Finance, or related field
  • Valid Driver’s License
  • PMI Certification


  • 10+ years of experience managing enterprise technology projects.
  • 10+ years of experience defining scope and aligning with company strategy and assessing/scoring solutions based on this criterion.
  • 10+ years of experience in technical documentation.
  • 5+ years of experience with cross functional business projects delivering on key company strategic initiatives.
  • 5+ years of researching, vetting, and evaluating technology vendors and solutions.
  • 5+ years of experience managing multi-million-dollar projects.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities


  • Demonstrated planning and organizational skills, including the ability to anticipate tasks, set priorities, meet deadlines, and function smoothly under strict deadlines and shifting priorities.
  • Ability to lead others effectively.
  • Successfully manage complex and cross-functioning projects.


  • Advanced computer skills. Experience with Microsoft Office products (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Project) is necessary.
  • Functional knowledge of accounting, finance and reporting systems
  • Enterprise systems experience, especially ERP systems.
  • Strong knowledge of multiple project management methodologies
  • Clear, concise verbal communication and writing skills.
  • Ability to work well under pressure and multi-task, as needed.
  • Willing to travel up to 50%.


  • Experience with EBS, EU, integration, APEX, Essbase or other analytic tools
  • Basic to intermediate knowledge of master data management, data mapping and integration as well as technical tools (SQL, TOAD, etc.)
  • Oil and Gas industry experience



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