Project Manager

Spire Energy Saint Louis , MO 63101

Posted 2 months ago

Date: Mar 25, 2019

Location: Saint Louis, MO, US, 63101

Company: Spire Inc.

Requisition Number 6751

Location: 700 Market St, Saint Louis, Missouri, 63101

Position Type: Non Union

Number Open: 1

At Spire, we believe energy exists to help people. To enrich their lives, grow their businesses, advance their communities. It's a simple idea, but one that's at the heart of our business. We're dedicated to understanding our customers' needs and goals to better serve them today and tomorrow. That's why we're always looking for driven, collaborative people to join our team. Because we believe that offering our customers the best service means bringing together the best people.

We value safety, inclusion, and integrity. We connect to people, get the job done, and leave a memory and everything about our culture comes back to one thing: a handshake at the front door. We have 4 essential behaviors that show how the Spire culture comes to life:

Living Spire Behaviors

  • We Collaborate: We reach across boundaries to connect with each other and deliver on our promises. We put teamwork first, knowing that our collective energy makes us stronger.

  • We Care: We create good memories by treating people how we want to be treated: We are inclusive, respectful and kind. We actively create a caring culture that feels like a handshake at the front door.

  • We Advance: We are active learners who never stop looking for ways to innovate and improve ourselves, and our company. We embrace ongoing development and process improvement with passion and tenacity.

  • We Have Perspective: We strive to gain additional perspective about Spire's business and the ever-changing energy industry. We know that every employee plays an important role in Spire's success, and we give our best to better understand how to help move the company forward.

Spire is seeking a Continuous Improvement Project Manager to work in the St. Louis office. This position focuses on developing standards, governance and awareness for Project Management, Lean Management and Change Management techniques on an Enterprise-wide level. This role will be responsible for managing a wide array of cross-functional projects with varying risks, constraints and/or challenges and will be empowered to focus on value creation.

Primary duties:

  • Manage wide range of projects with varying timelines, cross functionality, requirements and scope

  • Analyze problems, identify issues, summarize findings and recommend courses of action

  • Utilize PMBOK best practices to apply various principles and methodologies such as Agile/Lean, DMAIC, etc.

  • Consistently implement change management tools and techniques in a flexible manner to optimize project results

  • Develop positive working relationships with stakeholders and project teams to drive change in a positive manner by managing constraints such as timelines, scope, cost and resources

  • Lead project teams to develop and implement programs and/or process improvements

  • Ensure projects meet specified timelines and deliverables with a strong focus on value-creation

  • Effectively communicate with Stakeholders; provide early and clear escalation of risks, respond to changes in work or direction, demonstrate flexibility in approach

  • Develop program status update materials for key stakeholders and internal audit review of program budget and schedule

  • Develop comprehensive project documentation and apply project governance

  • All other duties as assigned


  • Recognize problems and respond, systematically gather information, sort through complex issues, understand consequences of decisions, seek input from others

  • Ability to make difficult decisions and communicate those decisions to others

  • Set challenging and productive goals for the team and hold others accountable for actions

  • Ability to provide resources and support

  • Ability to use checkpoints and processes to measure results

  • Ability to develop and manage to challenging and productive goals and delegate effectively

  • Ability to lead by example, define roles/responsibilities, motivate and set strategy

  • Proven ability to establish and maintain strong relationships at all levels in the organization

Education and experience:

  • Bachelor's degree from an accredited University in an analytical field (ie. Engineering, Science, Business, IT) preferred

  • 6 years of related project experience

  • Prior experience leading large-scale, cross-functional projects

  • Three or more years of experience in facilitating and leading Lean Continuous Improvement efforts is valued

  • Experience with Agile development and project management techniques preferred

  • Extensive knowledge of Microsoft Office applications is required, including Project and SharePoint

  • Prior experience in the Energy or Utility industry is preferred

Certificates, licenses, registrations:

  • Project Management Professional required or in process

  • Change management certification preferred

  • Other accreditations, such as PMI-PBA, PMI-ACP, Lean Six Sigma, etc. are valued

Work environment:

  • Work is normally performed in a shared, open-office environment

  • Requires some work during nonstandard business hours

  • Some travel required

Spire accepts online applications through our career site at

Posting requirements: The above posting description is intended to describe the general nature of the level of work being performed by people assigned to this classification. They are not intended to be construed as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties and skills required of personnel so classified. To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each duty and responsibility satisfactorily. The requirements listed above are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Spire, Inc., and its subsidiaries are Affirmative Action and Equal Employment Opportunity employer.

We are committed to providing equal employment opportunity in all areas, including but not necessarily limited to, recruitment, selection, training, education, compensation, benefits, promotion, job transfer, upgrading, separation and recall regardless of the individual's race, color, sex, age, religion, national origin, genetics, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability, veteran status, and/or other protected categories under all Federal, State, and local laws. For more information, please view our Integrity and Inclusion pages of our career site.

Job Location: St Louis

Job Segment: Project Manager, Engineer, Developer, Manager, Lean Six Sigma, Technology, Engineering, Management

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