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General Manager - Renew Atlanta/TSPLOST
City of Atlanta • Atlanta, GA
Posted 18 days ago
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Renew Atlanta is an infrastructure improvement program for the City of Atlanta, Georgia. This $250 million program—the first major investment in Atlanta’s above ground infrastructure in more than a decade —is a first step toward resolving an infrastructure repair backlog of more than $900 million. The Renew Atlanta infrastructure bond program was developed through years of research and more than 100 public meetings with extensive community input. The program will fix roads and bridges, build more than 30 miles of complete streets projects and bicycle lanes, and will synchronize Atlanta’s traffic signals for the first time.
General Description and Classification Standards
Accountable for achieving the performance management metrics which will be reported internally and to constituents. Duties include but are not limited to: auditing data submitted from all offices; managing presentations presented to the Atlanta City Council and the Mayor’s office during updates; and, developing and managing employees.
This is a highly experienced professional who routinely exercises project leadership over complex projects, trains other professionals, or serves as a specialized subject matter expert in one or more specific areas. This level would be expected to have noticeably greater leadership or technical responsibilities than the Senior level. This is NOT a routine promotional level and the specific justification for classification at this level must be documented.
Reports directly to the Deputy Chief Operating Officer. Direction received is very collaborative in nature and focuses on end results.
Essential Duties & Responsibilities
Typical responsibilities for this position are listed below but should not be construed as exclusive or all inclusive. May perform other duties as assigned.
- Directs oversight and supervision of the design and development team. Coaches and develops team members. Plans new programming projects with staff to solve City infrastructure problems. Provides mentoring and code review. Mentors team members on best practices, methodologies and techniques. Provides overall program management support to include functional and technical conditions; resolution of issues; training and change management. Provides day-to-day operational control, tracks project plan milestones, manages risks and approves project deliverables.
- Manages specific projects including development and tracking of project milestones, deliverables and budgets. Manages Program Management office staff and activities. Holds regular staff meetings. Communicates project status, technology direction and team health to senior management. Researches and evaluates new technologies coming to market and their potential application to strategies and business plans. Oversees and responds to all media relations questions. Prepares quarterly reports for City Council and Mayor.
- Prepares status reports for Senior Level Officials/Management. Establishes, utilizes and manages outsourced development vendors and services. Identifies critical risk factors, along with mitigation tactics, takes initiative where required to ensure uninterrupted project and service delivery. Oversees responsibility for delivery of detail for each project delivered. Ensures proper hand-off of completed to various support teams, including documentation and knowledge transfer sessions.
- Supervises intake and investigation of complaints made by the public. Collaborate with team leads on project support objectives. Manages the daily work and correspondence and organizes monthly meetings.
Responds to all requests made by the public. Recommends policy or strategy changes; decides on best utilization of staff resources provided. May make purchasing or resource allocation decisions within organization guidelines.
Has formal supervisory authority over a work group, which may include intermediate team or crew leaders or over a group of highly specialized employees, to include training, coaching, discipline, performance management, scheduling, etc
Knowledge, Skills & Abilities
This is a partial listing of necessary knowledge, skills, and abilities required to perform the job successfully. It is not an exhaustive list.
Knowledge of functional, technical integration and business awareness; business requirements, processes and procedures; proper implementation and how systems work; management principles and execution strategies, legal, financial and human resources terminology.
Skill in negotiating and closing financial deals for large multi-million dollar projects; excellent project planning and management; communicating exceptionally to effectively convey information verbally and in writing; analytical thinking with demonstrated talent for identifying, scrutinizing, improving and streamlining complex work processes.
Ability to bridge business needs and technology to provide productive solutions; establish maintenance and support contracts for infrastructure components; lead cross-functional teams; adapt to changing organizational culture, business needs and emerging technologies; work flexibly within dynamic team environments with little or no supervision; write and review software requirement, functional specifications and technical design documents.
Minimum Qualifications – Education and Experience
Bachelor’s Degree in project/public administration, management, civil engineering, environmental engineering or related field. Extensive experience in municipal transit/transportation, operations and management.
5-8 years' of related of experience in project planning and administration or related area is required.
Preferred Education & Experience
Master’s Degree project/public administration, management, civil engineering, environmental engineering, law or closely related field and 10 years' of experience, project planning and administration or related area is preferred (equivalent professional experience may be considered for substitution for the required degree on an exception basis).
Licensures and Certifications
Position would be expected to have licensure or professional certifications appropriate to the position.
Required: Valid Georgia driver’s license
Project Management Professional (PMP) certification
Essential Capabilities and Work Environment
Required physical, lifting, and sensory capabilities are requirements to perform the job successfully. Typical environmental conditions associated with job.
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