Under the general direction of the Assistant to the City Manager, the Special Projects Manager will be responsible for the successful planning, receipt, administration, reporting and evaluation of targeted or funded projects within the City of Woodstock.
ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS
- The duties listed are intended only as illustrations of the various types of work that may be performed. The omission of specific statements of duties does not exclude them from the position if the work is similar, related or a logical assignment to the position.
- Prepare, evaluate, direct and complete action plans; resolve problems; complete reports/audits; identify trends; determine system requirements; plan contingencies and closure processes; implement changes and improvements.
- Provide technical expertise, assistance, information, and advice as appropriate to project administrators, project teams and team member; update technical knowledge.
- Coordinate and ensure mandates and other requirements are prepared and disseminated as warranted; distribute project deliverables on time, within budget and at the required level of quality; evaluate project outcomes as established in the project plan.
- Maintain fluency of all funding and procurement policies to enable relevant guidance.
- Ability to actively manage multiple projects with varying degrees of complexity, scope, timeframes and priorities.
- Provide guidance to long-term planning for future city projects.
- Provide forward-looking guidance and program design expertise.
- Provides overall project management on multiple projects through use of project management best practices and through systematic documentation rather through software or other system.
- Responsible for providing regular updates on status of all projects to administration and Mayor and Council on a routine basis.
- Coordinates with other departments and outside agencies to identify strategic partnerships and possible funding sources for project fulfillment.
- Manage contracts with third party vendors, including but not limited to non-profit service providers, contractors, architects, and engineers as well as others that provide services.
- Coordinate all required reporting to other government agencies as required.
- Perform and lead special projects as directed by Assistant to the City Manager.
- Performs other duties as assigned.
Education and Experience:
Bachelor’s degree required; Master’s degree preferred. Five years of professional experience. Previous experience in project, program and/or grants management.
Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:
- To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
- Ability to read, analyze, and interpret general business periodicals, professional journals, technical procedures, or governmental regulations. Ability to write reports and business correspondence. Ability to effectively present information and respond to questions from elected officials, employees, and the general public.
- Ability to calculate figures and amounts such as discounts, interest, commissions, proportions, percentages, area, circumference, and volume.
- Ability to solve practical problems and deal with a variety of complex variables in situations where only limited standardization exists. Ability to interpret a variety of instructions, furnished in written, oral, diagram, or schedule form.
The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to talk or hear. The employee frequently is required to sit. The employee is occasionally required to stand, walk; use hands to finger, handle, or feel; and reach with hands and arms. The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 25 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and ability to adjust focus.
The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
While performing the duties of this job, the employee is occasionally exposed to moving mechanical parts and outside weather conditions. The noise level in the work environment is usually very quiet in the office and very noisy on job sites.
The City of Woodstock provides a competitive benefits and compensation package to eligible employees including paid time off, health, dental, vision, and employer-paid long term disability as well as life insurance; an employer-paid pension plan and 457 tax deferred savings plan w/employer match; and discounted gym membership.
Starting Base Pay Rate: $50,048.65 annually, based on experience and qualifications.
*Note: Desired start date will be in the month of January 2024.
To learn more about the City of Woodstock visit www.woodstockga.gov or apply at www.woodstockga.gov/jobs.