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Washington Metropolitan Area Transit Authority Sr. Program Coordinator in Washington, District Of Columbia

Sr. Program Coordinator

Job ID:

190403

Location:

DC -Jackson Graham Bldg-4th Fl

Full/Part Time:

Full-Time

Posting Open-Close

05/06/2019

-

05/28/2019

Union

NRP

Regular/Temporary:

Regular

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Job Description

Department Marketing Statement – Senior Program Coordinator

Metro is seeking an exceptional candidate committed to public service to lead strategy and drive positive impact on projects of strategic significance. This position works in the office of the Executive Vice President, Capital Planning and Program Management whose department builds and oversees Metro’s prioritized capital program and is the lead organization responsible for planning, project development and evaluation, asset management strategy, and sustainability. The position offers opportunities to advise executives and senior managers and work closely with colleagues across multiple departments in support of Metro’s strategic plan, Keeping Metro Safe, Reliable, and Affordable. The right candidate is a strategic thinker and problem solver, has excellent written and oral communication skills, and is effective at driving improvement programs that require collaboration across departments and functional areas.

Minimum Qualifications

Education

  • Bachelor’s degree in Transportation, Management, Business or Public Administration or a related field

Experience

  • Minimum of seven (7) years of experience in project management and/or capital planning, progressively analyzing and coordinating business improvement projects in a large-scale organization.

  • Experience at developing interactive and dynamic presentations

Certification/Licensure

  • N/A

Preferred

  • Microsoft Project, Primavera, Clarity, Power BI, and SharePoint

Medical GroupSatisfactorily complete the medical examination for this position, if required. The incumbent must be able to perform the essential functions of this position either with or without reasonable accommodations.

Job Summary

The incumbent provides strategic support, guidance and management for a broad range of projects to include program and policy assignments pertinent to the mission of the Authority and departmental goals. The Senior Program Coordinator is responsible for assisting the management team in program planning and development activities that include policy development, technical quantitative/qualitative analysis, project costing and forecasting, and impact assessments. The incumbent supervises and performs capital and operational data management and research.

Additionally, the incumbent works with cross-functional stakeholders to identify needs requirements and develop business cases. The Senior Program Coordinator delivers project and program presentations to executive and senior staff. Performs or participates in risk management and communications and change management planning. Acts as a liaison for both internal and external entities on Authority-wide highly complex multi-discipline projects and programs.

Essential Functions

  • Coordinates and implements best practices for capital program implementation which includes conducting research and drafting processes and reports. Assists in the drafting of policies and the creation and maintenance of comprehensive departmental/ interdepartmental documentation.

  • Responds promptly and effectively to requests for research and information; communicates with departmental staff to gather answers to inquiries as necessary.

  • Assists in defining project scopes and objectives by involving all relevant stakeholders and ensuring technical feasibility.

  • Conducts complex cost, budgetary, statistical analysis and develops forecasts, prepares cost benefit analysis, and tracks operational and capital budgets.

  • Develops and maintains dashboards, visualizations and graphics to supply audiences with understandable information.

  • Maintains and monitors project plans and project schedules. Organizes, attends and participates in stakeholder meetings. Documents and follows up on important actions and decisions from meetings.

  • Establishes and maintains tracking reports in support of business initiatives, such as trainings, capital program reporting, and communication campaigns related to capital planning a program management.

  • Works directly with the Capital Program community across the Authority to perform data analytics, establish monthly project performance report and, risks and/or issues updates, including mitigation actions and resolution plans.

  • Supervises and/or guides subordinate or contract staff.

The essential duties listed are not intended to limit specific duties and responsibilities of any particular position. Nor is it intended to limit in any way the right of managers and supervisors to assign, direct and control the work of employees under their supervision.

Other Functions

  • Evaluates business processes, anticipates requirements, uncovers areas for improvement, and develops and implements solutions. Leads ongoing reviews of business processes and develops optimization strategies.

Evaluation Criteria

Consideration will be given to applicants whose resumes demonstrate the required education and experience. Applicants should include all relevant education and work experience.

Evaluation criteria may include one or more of the following:

  • Personal Interview

  • Skills Assessments

  • Verification of education and experience

  • Criminal Background Check

  • Credit history report for positions with fiduciary responsibilities

  • Successful completion of a medical examination including a drug and alcohol screening

  • Review of a current Motor Vehicle Report

Closing

Washington Metropolitan Area Transit Authority, a Federal contractor, is an Equal Opportunity / Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, creed, religion, national origin, sex, gender, gender identity, age, sexual orientation, genetic information, physical or mental disability, or status as a protected veteran, or any other status protected by applicable federal law, except where a bona fide occupational qualification exists. Our hiring process is designed to be accessible and free from discrimination.

This posting is an announcement of a vacant position under recruitment. It is not intended to replace the official job description. Job Descriptions are available upon confirmation of an interview.

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