MARYLAND STADIUM AUTHORITYSENIOR PROJECT MANAGER(Schools Construction Program)
Announcement Number: SPM-032018Agency Division: Capital Projects Development Group (CPDG)Location: Camden Yards Sports Complex, Baltimore, MDHiring Rate: $96,000+ depending upon qualifications (State salary rules may apply for promotions andtransferees)Status: Regular, Full-time, Benefitted, ExemptClosing Date: Open until filled
NATURE OF WORKAn MSA Senior Project Manager is responsible for the overall direction, coordination, implementation,execution, control and completion of schools construction projects ensuring consistency with agencystrategy, commitments and goals. Plans, executes, and finalizes projects according to strict deadlinesand within budget, which includes acquiring resources, supervising and coordinating the efforts of teammembers, and overseeing quality control throughout project completion.
EXAMPLES OF WORK(The duties listed below are intended as illustrations of various types of work that may be performed.The omission of specific statements or duties does not exclude them from the position if the work is similar, related, or a logical assignment to the position.)• Manages projects with budgets of approximately $20 million or more• Manages complicated projects with a high value to the State of Maryland• Supervises Project Managers and Assistant Project Managers on major capital projects; coaches,mentors, and motivates project team members and contractors• Provides executive briefings to the executive staff and the MSA Board of Directors• Acts as procurement officer if designated• Monitors and manages budget, schedule and quality control parameters• Reviews, negotiates, and recommends all construction contracts• Reviews, negotiates, and recommends all construction change orders• Reviews, negotiates, and recommends all purchase orders• Proactively manages changes in project scope, including the identification of potential crises and development of contingency plans• Participates in the negotiation of claims from contractors and consultants• Participates on and leads selection committees for project procurements• Facilitates the definition of project scope, goals and deliverables• Defines project tasks and resource requirements• Presents reports defining project progress, problems, and solutions, and assessment of results• Performs other duties and functions appropriate to the position as assigned and required
KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, ABILITIES AND KEY COMPENTENCIES(The following generally describes the knowledge, skills, and abilities that are required to enter the job or to be learned within a short period of time in order to successfully perform the assigned tasks.)• Strong knowledge of project management software• Ability to conform to shifting priorities, demands, and timelines through analytical and problemsolving capabilities• Ability to work both independently and in a collaborative team-oriented environment• Skill in eliciting cooperation from upper management, clients, contractors, and other stakeholders• Ability to learn, understand, and apply new technologies• Ability to effectively prioritize and execute tasks in high-pressure and politically sensitive environments• Knowledge of project budget management• Ability to express self clearly and concisely, orally and in writing• Thorough knowledge of the principles, techniques and practices of management and construction supervision over various aspects of design and construction phases• Considerable knowledge of administrative principles and practicesKey competencies – Critical thinking and problem solving skills, adaptability, decision-making, communication skills, delegation, teamwork, planning and organizing, influencing and leading, stress tolerance, negotiation, conflict management.
• Specific educational and experience requirements are set by this agency based on the essential job functions assigned to the position• Any combination of education and experience that would likely provide the knowledge, skills, abilities, and key competencies necessary to the management and operation of a major construction/renovation project is qualifying• Possession of a valid driver’s license
PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS• B.S. in Engineering or a combination of education and experience equivalent to ten (10) years in construction project management of which six (6) years should be experience in supervising/managing major capital projects
WORKING ENVIRONMENT AND PHYSICAL DEMANDS
(The conditions herein are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfullyperform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enableindividuals with disabilities to perform the essential job functions.)Environment —Work may be performed in a standard office setting with frequent travel to worksite locations to perform project management. Employee may be required to be present indoors or outdoors in areas of extreme heat or cold. The noise level of the work environment is usually moderate but may be occasionally loud due to alarms, equipment noise, etc. Employee may be required to work extended hours including evenings and weekends.Physical —Primary functions require sufficient physical ability and mobility to work in an office setting; to walk, stand, or sit for prolonged periods of time; to operate office equipment requiring repetitive hand movement and fine coordination including the use of computer keyboards; to operate a vehicle to travel to various locations; to operate and use specialized equipment; and to verbally communicate to exchange information. Work may also involve climbing ladders.
HOW TO APPLYInterested candidates must submit an MSA employment application via mail or e-mail.Option 1 (Preferred)—Visit MSA’s website, www.mdstad.com, Apply For a Job and use the link at the bottom of the page to complete an electronic application.Option 2—Electronically send application and any other necessary materials email@example.com with the Announcement Number SPM-032018 in the subject line.Option 3—Mail an MSA application to the following address:Human ResourcesMaryland Stadium AuthorityAttention: Announcement Number SPM-032018351 W. Camden Street, Suite 300Baltimore, Maryland 21201
Resumes may accompany MSA’s application; however, all sections of the application must be completed according to the instructions or it will not be considered.
If you are unable to apply on line, an application may be requested by calling 410-333-1560 (Toll free 1-877-637-8234).
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