Product & Project Management

Transmission & Distribution PMO for Power/Utility

  • Operator and co-owner of the largest nuclear plant and generator of carbon-free electricity in the US
  • 130+ years in business

Business Need

  • Cost control support for Transmission & Distribution PMO’s Portfolio Management & Controls group
  • Best practices, techniques, and tools for project planning, execution, project management, deliverable tracking, communication, and KPIs
  • Partner with financial organization to quantify project benefits, enabling project objective evaluation against company objectives and aiding project approval decision-making
  • Monitor and report status of milestone schedules, commitments, and financial constraints


  • Unable to monitor or analyze project budgets (planning, controls, forecasting) accurately
  • Lack of reporting from development to completion
  • Lack of KPIs and measurements of business initiatives
  • Strengthen compliance with project management and financial processes and procedures

Solution & Results

  • Implemented best practices, tools, and techniques, supporting 150+ funded T&D projects and 400+ work orders
  • Managed $350M+ forecasted cost for multi-year workstreams, accounting for 45% of portfolio
  • Prepared program metrics and reporting to promote transparency in understanding of the portfolio demand and overall health
  • Eliminated up to 50% of overspend risk in year one; analyzed and evaluated operational metrics to measure success, adherence, and execution health against baseline plans, scope, and budget
  • Worked with PMO staff to resolve deficiencies and ensured data quality by monitoring and overseeing real-time system performance