Senior Project Manager

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Job Opening: Senior Project Manager
Posting Date: October 28, 2022
Salary: $72, 000 - $75, 000 annual


Reporting to a County Executive or Department/Agency Head, the Senior Project Manager/Project Director, is responsible for overseeing the planning and implementation of an entire project, initiative, or other program – achieving the cost, schedule, and quality objectives of the effort. The Senior Project Manager must be able to work independently on multiple efforts simultaneously and build strong, interagency/interdisciplinary teams.


Senior Project Managers must develop a plan of action to get a project completed, working across departments to ensure their needs and wants are included within the confines of the project and budgetary restrictions.

Develop project plans that identify resource and budgetary needs

Host project meetings with team members, clients, and managers

Provide feedback, advice, project updates and encouragement to team members

Manage deadlines and push the team to ensure timeliness

Coordinate with vendors and suppliers as needed

Communicate with elected officials and administrative persons at all levels of government

Collaborate with business and project partners

Prepare and distribute reports and updates, including providing public presentations

Maintains required project files and records

Additional responsibilities may supplement these responsibilities based upon the specific work requirements and initiatives to be assigned.


The Senior Project Manager must hold a bachelor’s degree from an accredited university and possess substantial work experience related to the projects to be managed. Graduate studies related to business, governmental affairs, management, technology, logistics, or other related fields are desired. The hiring Executive/Director may waive educational requirements if an applicant demonstrates substantial and relevant life experiences and relevant skills.

The Senior Project Manager must demonstrate proficiency in written and verbal communications, have the ability to work within the County’s office automation/data/ computer applications, administrative practices, and regulatory requirements. The ability to travel within the County to attend meetings, including attendance at occasional evening and weekend events is required.

Fluency in American English is required, and multilingual/multicultural skills are desired.

Work Schedule

The Senior Project Manager is an exempt, salaried position. The position carries a 40-hour work week, however additional time may be necessary to complete requirements and attend meetings/events. Limited remote/hybrid and/or flexible work schedules may be provided at the Executive’s/Director’s discretion.


To apply, please fill out our online application form.

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