About this Position

POSITION SUMMARY:

The Deputy Director – Project Management provides oversight for the overall project management function in concert with the ODR Director and provides leadership, coordination, and management to all Public Assistance (PA) program, the FEMA Hazard Mitigation Grant Program (HMGP), the HUD Community Development Block Grant Disaster Recovery Program (CDBG-DR), and the Federal Highway Administration Emergency Relief Program (FHWA-ER) operational & technical activities. The Deputy Director- Project Management oversees the project management unit’s planning, capacity building, communication, program/project control, analysis, and operational reporting. The incumbent will work closely with the ODR Director and the Deputy Director – Compliance and Finance on matters of project management and technical operations. Incumbent effectively communicates with federal and state agencies, administrative staff, technical staff, contractors and management and provides internal and external coordination with project partners and stakeholders. This position will assist in the management of key Agency initiatives and projects. The incumbent will also maintain continuous lines of communication, keeping the ODR Director informed of all critical issues.

PRINCIPLE RESPONSIBILITIES:

  1. Oversees and provides guidance and direction to the ODR Project Analysts, the Public Assistance (PA) program, the FEMA Hazard Mitigation Grant Program (HMGP), the HUD Community Development Block Grant Disaster Recovery Program (CDBG-DR), the Federal Highway Administration Emergency Relief Program (FHWA-ER), and other relevant programs/staff assigned from time to time;
  2. Promotes analysis and review of internal operations, including but not limited to project/program management and operations constantly seeking to expand and improve service delivery;
  3. Provides advice to the ODR Director, strategic guidance to senior management, and on various occasions be called to act as or represent the ODR Director when needed.

POSITION REQUIREMENTS AND QUALIFICATIONS:

  1. Education level: Bachelor’s Degree in Engineering or other related degree programs.
  2. Level of experience in the related field:
    1. 5+ years of project management, construction management, or related management experience;
    2. 5+ years of broad-based senior-level general management experience – directing and overseeing the administration and operations of a service-driven organization of comparable complexity;
    3. An equivalent combination of education and experience.
  3. Certifications and Licenses:
    PMP or other project management certification preferred.

APPLICATION INSTRUCTIONS:

Applicants are required to submit a cover letter and resume/curriculum vitae (CV).

 

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