Infrastructure Project Manager Iii

City of New Orleans
$92,845 Per year LA 1300 Perdido St, New Orleans, LA 70112, United States
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Overview

Kind of Work

KIND OF WORK:

Plans, directs, and coordinates activities of designated American Rescue Plan Act (ARPA) projects to ensure that goals or objectives are accomplished in accordance with prescribed priorities, time limitation, and funding conditions. Infrastructure Project Managers ensure effective and efficient management of the project consistent with an established project management cycle and compliance with department guidelines, procedures, and systems; and related work as required. 

The Infrastructure Project Manager III is the advanced professional-level class in the series, assigned to provide project direction on very large, complex, high-profile or technical implementation projects with significant budgets; and/or act in a lead capacity. Positions at this level perform more complex duties, possess specialized professional, technical or functional expertise and are regarded as seasoned and experienced professionals. They are assigned significant responsibilities above the advanced journey level; possess specialized knowledge, abilities, skills and experience; exercise independent judgment, work with a very high degree of independence and provide guidance and direction to less experienced Project Managers.

Minimum Qualifications

EITHER

1. A Bachelor’s Degree* from an accredited college or university in Information Technology, Computer Science, Statistics, Mathematics, Data Analytics, Engineering, Biology, Chemistry, or a related field. Or A Master’s Degree* from an accredited college or university in Public Administration, Business Administration, Political Science, Public Health, or a related field.
AND
2.Six (6) years of related professional experience in project management, including developing and tracking known performance indicators (KPIs), managing contracts and vendors, developing budgets, tracking financial and regulatory compliance, executing queries, analyzing large datasets, producing reports for top-level executives, developing implementation models and risk assessments, convening and engaging stakeholders, and/or conducting deep quantitative research and analysis.

OR

1. Possession of a current Project Management Professional Certification (PMP)* issued by the Project Management Institute.
AND
2. Three (3) years of related professional experience in project management, including developing and tracking known performance indicators (KPIs), managing contracts and vendors, developing budgets, tracking financial and regulatory compliance, executing queries, analyzing large datasets, producing reports for top-level executives, developing implementation models and risk assessments, convening and engaging stakeholders, and/or conducting deep quantitative research and analysis.   

NOTE:  We are seeking individuals with project management experience.  Experience as a project coordinator will not be accepted. 

* Prior to appointment, the hiring agency is required to verify education claimed by the applicant to qualify for this classification.   If selected for hire, applicants must provide original documents of their qualifying credentials to the hiring agency prior to their start date in this job classification.    

Kind of Examination

A rating of training and experience, weighted 100%.  All related previous experience will be considered for qualification purposes, however credit on the rating of training and experience will only be given for experience gained within the last ten (10) years. This is an original entrance examination.  

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