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Project Manager 1 - All Regions

Company: Softpath System LLC
Location: Marion
Posted on: September 24, 2022

Job Description:

Job Description

JOB DUTIES IN ORDER OF IMPORTANCE: (These duties are illustrative only. Incumbents may perform some or all of these duties or other job-related duties as assigned.)
--- Manages assigned project(s), with or without sub-projects, that covers all phases of project management, with activities & responsibilities resting primarily within one given office/program of assigned agency & whose primary stakeholders are management, staff &/or end users, directs delivery (i.e., does not require direct involvement of, but may be overseen by, higher-level authority of agency executives &/or political group) to end user/client (e.g., agency employees, outside agency, public customer) for operation/use, focuses on testing, monitoring & modification of delivery to end user, assists in writing policy, directs, implements & monitors policy & ensures compliance, interprets federal & state laws & regulations, makes recommendations & modifications to facilitate end user compliance to policy, establishes procedures/guidelines for policy compliance, oversees implementation schedule, develops &/or directs development & implementation of planning document(s) (e.g., resources, specific assignments), serves as agency representative for project in public forums (e.g., focus groups, other state agencies, county agencies, media, federal government, legislature), & makes project presentations to educate/train end users.
--- Defines project requirements, quality standards & time lines; determines & evaluates risks that may affect project; defines specific activities to be performed to produce project deliverables; evaluates deliverables & ensures project is ready to move on to its next phase; addresses any problems found in testing/piloting; ensures scheduled time frames are met; reports on delivery problems & provides performance data; provides regular progress reports; determines & allocates resources & assists in budget planning; determines & evaluates testing &/or pilot program &/or project; manages & processes (e.g., selects appropriate processes, devises scope/material/product, establishes selection criteria, follows appropriate processes, coordinates review proposals, conducts bidder conferences, directs evaluation of bid/proposals, recommends bid/proposal selection, represents agency/project to controlling board, executes valid contract & manages request for proposal, quote & information & invitation to bid) procurement document.
--- Interviews stakeholders to determine needs & expectations & maintains regular contact with stakeholders to market product or service & obtain feedback which involves independent (i.e., not requiring control, permission &/or interaction by agency executive or higher-level authority) direct involvement with local (e.g., county &/or city political official) stakeholders as necessary; manages & negotiates change (e.g., cost, assignments, objectives) within assigned project(s); determines need for division of given project into subprojects, distribution of work for subprojects (e.g., outside source), & oversees activities conducted within each subproject.
--- Attends meetings, conferences &/or workshops on related topics; supervises/directs professional, technical &/or administrative/clerical staff.

MAJOR WORKER CHARACTERISTICS:
Knowledge of public policy management or public administration; public finance; public budgeting; project management; life cycle methodologies; time management; matrix management; public relations; interviewing; market trends; supervisory/management techniques*. Skill in operation of personal computer & applicable software (e.g., Gantt chart/project planning software, presentation software, spreadsheet applications). Ability to manage multiple demands or tasks on projects or programs; solve problems involving several variables in unique situations; review & evaluate project progress; develop & deliver presentations; communicate effectively on project information in a team setting.

MINIMUM CLASS QUALIFICATIONS FOR EMPLOYMENT:
Successful completion of 2 yrs. post-secondary education majoring in business administration, public administration, computer science/information technology, social science, or health, with major being commensurate with project to be assigned; 12 mos. exp. in budgeting & calculating cost projections of program/projects. -Or 3 yrs. exp. in project management (i.e., management & development of project/program requirements, design, development, testing/pilot, training & full scale implementation), with experience to be commensurate with project/program &/or position description on file (e.g., specific human service program area, management information sciences, fiscal); 12 mos. exp. in budgeting & calculating cost projections of program/projects. -Or equivalent of Minimum Class Qualifications for Employment noted above.

UNUSUAL WORKING CONDITIONS:
Extensive travel which may include overnight stay; must provide own transportation if state vehicle is unavailable; overtime may be required including weekends &/or holidays.

Keywords: Softpath System LLC, Columbus , Project Manager 1 - All Regions, Executive , Marion, Ohio

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