Announcement: ODOT17-1907oc Road Usage Charge Project Manager – Project Manager 3 ODOT Headquarters – Office of Innovation Salem
ODOT's Office of Innovation partners with internal and external organizations to identify, assess, and promote strategic innovations that advance our multi-modal transportation system in the fast-changing transportation environment.
We are recruiting for two (2) Road Usage Charge (RUC) project managers to join our Office of Innovation in Salem. These positions provide project management expertise to the Director's Office key innovative programs, particularly the Road Usage Charge Program.
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We invite members of all diverse communities to join our workforce as we endeavor to best serve Oregonians from every background. ODOT values diversity and inclusion because they are good for Oregon. We believe that by welcoming differences, encouraging new ideas and views, listening to and learning from each other, and providing opportunities for professional enrichment we are better able to serve those around us. We thank you for considering this employment opportunity.
Open until Filled: This recruitment will remain open until filled. Our first application screening is scheduled for Wednesday, 12/27/2017 at 8:00 a.m., but we may close the announcement at any time after this date when we have received an adequate number of applications. We cannot guarantee that we will consider applications received after this screening date. We encourage interested applicants not to delay in applying.
Limited Duration: This is a limited duration appointment that is scheduled to last until 12/31/2019, though the duration can change at any time due to business needs. Limited duration appointments are benefits eligible with a designated maximum length of service.
Rotational Option: We may also fill this position as a rotational assignment open to current state of Oregon employees in permanent positions and in good standing (limited duration and temporary employees not eligible). This opportunity will last until 12/31/2019, but the duration can change at any time depending on business needs. You must have your manager's approval before applying for this assignment. Rotation candidates are not required to meet the position's minimum qualifications.
This position is currently included in a statewide classification study. The classification and salary are subject to change.
The successful candidate will become part of the state's management team.
We may use this recruitment to fill multiple vacancies.
Duties and Responsibilities:
Lead the development of the 2017 US DOT Surface Transportation System Funding Alternatives Program (STSFA) grant award, including high-level program-wide plans, workflows, and logs.
Assemble core project teams to deliver assigned grants and projects, including consultants, appropriate internal and external stakeholders and resource and technical experts.
Develop the master project plans to coordinate scope, schedule, and budgets for each phase.
Assist in guiding the delivery of the grant and certain portfolio projects and manage individual projects within the portfolio.
Manage program-wide status tracking and reporting.
Guide project staff to deliver the project on schedule, within budget, and with active risk identification and management
Provide support for the RUC project-level governance and ensure compliance with all applicable policies and procedures.
Develop and/or optimize project management related processes and tools for the Director's Office and Office of Innovation.
Establish standards and guidelines and develop and/or refine estimates and assumptions.
Provide support for the management and administration of RUC vendors and contracts.
Lead multi-disciplinary teams from participating state agencies and other jurisdictions and private service providers to ensure project progress.
Identify project improvements and risks.
Consult with ODOT procurement staff to identify and determine appropriate contracting methods for the work needed.
Develop and oversee contracts for RUC development services and other disciplines needed for grant delivery.
Develop and implement stakeholder engagement activities and communication plans and/or strategies.
Represent the agency on project issues and make presentations at public and agency meetings.
Lead and manage stakeholder (internal and external) engagement for assigned projects.
Conduct risk probability analysis and document risk characteristics for each project.
Minimum Qualifications: Seven years of professional project management experience that included leading and managing discrete projects from initiation and planning through closure and evaluation.
A bachelor's degree in business administration, management, public administration or a closely related field may substitute for three years of the experience. An advanced degree may substitute for an additional year of experience.
Possession of an Oregon Project Management Associate Certification or Project Management Professional Certification awarded by the Project Management Institute is desirable.
Special Qualifications: Driving is an essential function of this position. A valid driver license and an acceptable driving record are required for this position. We will conduct pre-employment driving records checks on our final candidate(s).
Preferred Attributes/Application Scoring Criteria: In addition to your related work experience and education, we will use the attributes below to determine whom to interview. You are not required to have all of these attributes, but please make sure that the ones you do have are clearly demonstrated in your application materials. Your application materials may be graded on spelling, grammar, punctuation, and presentation.
Project Management Professional (PMP), Oregon Project Management Certification Program (OPMCP) or demonstrated equivalent project management certification.
Experience using MS Project or other project management tools.
Experience managing projects and using project management techniques.
Business needs may require long hours, being on call after hours, and/or work outside of normal schedule including weekends.
Occasional travel throughout the state to respond to problems and provide service at varying locations is required.
Workload often involves multitasking, short timelines, strict deadlines, and conflicting priorities.
May require contact with agitated internal and external stakeholders.
Please note that we cannot accept resumes and/or applications through this website. Please visit the link provided in this announcement or visit www.odotjobs.com and search for job posting ODOT17-1907oc.
ODOT is an Equal Employment Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer.
The Oregon Department of Transportation began life in 1913 when the Oregon Legislature created the Oregon Highway Commission to "get Oregon out of the mud." Today, the Oregon Department of Transportation works to provide a safe, efficient transportation system that supports economic opportunity and livable communities for Oregonians. We develop programs related to Oregon’s system of highways, road...s, and bridges; railways; public transportation services; transportation safety programs; driver and vehicle licensing; and motor carrier regulation.