Senior Project Manager
The Senior Project Manager has responsibility for the administration and oversite of the Authority’s Designer Selection Board and all that is required for its formulation and operation. The Senior Project Manager has responsibilities in conjunction with the Authority’s Project Manager for coordination, management and oversight of assigned projects at the Massachusetts Convention Center Authority. Facilities include the BCEC, Hynes, MMC, Lawn on D, and the Boston Common Garage. These initiatives typically include: Facility Infrastructure and Capital Improvements, Construction Modernization, Expansion and Renovations, Equipment and System Replacement, and other high value facility maintenance and repair projects. The Project Manager is responsible for implementing processes, policies and SOP’s to manage department-wide uniformity in project management; manage the overall execution of active projects alone or through the Owner’s Project Manager; and ensure that MCCA project goals, budgets and objectives are on track and fulfilled.
ESSENTIAL DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES: the Authority’s Chief of Operations and Capital Projects may designate various other activities. The following statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed. They are not intended to be construed, as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties and skills required of personnel so classified. Nothing in this job description restricts management's right to assign or reassign duties and responsibilities to this job at any time for any reason, including reasonable accommodation.
- Oversite and Administration for the Authority’s Designer Selection Board.
- Project Lead for major Authority projects including the administration of the design, budget and OPM.
- Creates and distributes SOP’s for MCCA project management.
- Coordinates with and manages the work of MCCA’s (OPM) and other MCCA resources as directed.
- Develops strategic and integrated plans for all projects through documentation or software management.
- Ensures that projects are being executed in accordance with established business objectives and roadmap adhering to timelines and budget.
- Participates in management reporting of project status / risks accurately with a focus on the approaches for mitigation.
- Manages holistic resource forecasting and planning across cross functional teams.
- Provides recommendations towards the procurement of project related staffing.
- Governs consistent processes, tools and guidelines for the various programs and ensures that they are followed.
- Provides visibility to executive staff and key departmental leaders on status of projects including progress, productivity, costs, risk and quality metrics.
- Monitor and manage all project related resource conflicts, risks and issues.
- Engage in development, performance assessments, and succession planning for project management office.
- Assess projects from a financial perspective and ensures the risks are identified and plans created to mitigate issues for each engagement.
- Communicates regularly with internal teams to share information and current plans.
EDUCATION/ EXPERIENCE: Bachelor's degree and 5-10 years project management experience required. Preference given to applicants with a PMP certification and experience in the Public Procurement process. Applicants must have:
- The ability to interpret and understand construction documentation including plans, specifications, contracts, and related addendum is a must along with a working knowledge of AutoCad.
- Must have professional customer relationship skills and be willing to go the extra mile to guarantee customer satisfaction.
- Excellent written and oral communications skills are required as well as expertise in the Microsoft Office Suite including Microsoft Project.
- Must be willing to continually maintain and expand upon the current base of knowledge of evolving technologies and advances affecting construction practices and methodologies.
- Must exercise strong judgment and be capable of anticipating, analyzing, appraising, evaluating, and resolving problems of a difficult procedural, organizational administrative or technical nature.
- The successful candidate will have a proven track record of delivering high quality projects on time and within budget as a necessity.
- Must be organized, deliberate and very thorough. He/she must possess the ability to relate complex processes and concepts to a variety of MCCA staff with different levels of understanding pertaining to buildings, construction and process management.
- Ability / Experience to present to the MCCA Board on project plans and updates.
KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND ABILITIES REQUIRED: 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.
WORK ENVIRONMENT: 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.
WORK SCHEDULE: The work schedule for this position typically fluctuates based upon the needs of a particular event or project, which would require the ability to work a flexible schedule including late nights, early mornings, long days, weekends and holidays. Travel to other MCCA facilities is also required. Remote work allowed with manager approval.
DRESS CODE: In order to project dignity and decorum expected by the public, professional attire and good grooming are expected of all employees.