The Deputy Director of Project Management provides oversight for the portfolio management function in concert with the ODR Director, leads project team members in the development of a critical path for projects, and works closely on matters of operations. The incumbent will also provide leadership, coordination, and management to all federally funded disaster projects’ operational and technical activities and oversees the project management unit’s planning, capacity building, communication, program/project control, analysis, and operational reporting.
1. Lead, direct, and develop project management operations and strategic plans to meet organizational goals.
2. Provide overall strategic governance for projects by establishing standards, processes, and tools for effective project delivery.
3. Provide oversight on all federally funded disaster recovery and infrastructure related program operations, including grants management, program planning, and interpretation and analysis of regulations, policies, and procedures.
4. Promote analysis and review of internal operations to expand and improve service delivery.
5. Assist the ODR Director and Deputy Director of Finance and Compliance in developing policies and procedures to fulfill accounting and compliance requirements to ensure that projects and programs are appropriately funded and managed within budget.
6. Gather, assess, and track program data to identify bottlenecks, develop strategies and implement processes to improve outcomes.
7. Work with project teams and other agencies, both local and federal, to get updates on action items to identify, track, and mitigate risks and issues.
8. Measures project performance using appropriate systems, tools, and techniques to ensure they remain within scope and budget.
9. Ensure all projects have in-house project schedules, including project phase sequencing and timeframes.
10. Create ongoing and specialized reports and ensure that project documentation is developed and maintained.
POSITION REQUIREMENTS AND QUALIFICATIONS:
A. Education: Bachelor’s or Master’s Degree in Project or Construction Management, Engineering, or other related degree program
B. Certification: PMP or other project management certification is preferred
C. Level of experience in a related field:
1. 3+ years of project management, construction management, or related management experience
2. 3+ years of broad-based senior-level general management experience
3. 2+ years of construction experience
4. Equivalent combination of education and experience
STARTING SALARY: $95,000 per annum
Applicants are required to submit a cover letter and resume/curriculum vitae (cv)