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ASSISTANT PROJECT MANAGER

NYC Human Resources Administration (HRA)


Description
Office of Strategic and Management Planning ASSISTANT PROJECT MANAGER Administrative Staff Analyst NM

In support of the Mayor's progressive agenda to ensure a diverse and effective administration that delivers for the residents of New York City, the Human Resources Administration is seeking two (2) experienced candidates to serve as Assistant Project Manager for the Office of Strategic and Management Planning.

Working under direction of the Deputy Commissioner for Strategic and Management Planning, with wide latitude for the exercise of independent judgment and initiative, the Assistant Project Manager coordinates ongoing efforts to explore new initiatives and ensures that current programs and policies support the Agency's mission to fight poverty and homelessness and eradicate barriers that prevent accessibility to the services and benefits that HRA provides. The Assistant Project Manager plays a key role in the planning, implementation, monitoring and evaluation of proposed policy initiatives to achieve these goals and better assist families and individuals with basic and special socio- economic needs.

The Assistant Project Manager will:
•Develop schedules for project completion; review project schedules with senior management; determine project objectives and performance measures.
•Provide research and analytical support at all project phases, including planning, design, development, budget, and testing of programs and policy; ensure programmatic and policy issues are identified, tracked, reported on and resolved in a timely manner to improve agency performance.
•Communicate project standards; assist in management of project deadlines and schedules using Gantt charts and other similar tools.
•Design and conduct research to support the redesign and development of the agencies programs and policy initiatives; develop performance measurement systems and client service tracking tools to maximize service effectiveness.
•Conduct statistical analyses, develop data collection tools, and produce related reports that will ensure that State and Federal mandates are being met; prepare comprehensive reports on findings and makes recommendations, including policy options; create and implement action plans.
•Achieve operational objectives by contributing information and recommendations to strategic plans and reviews; provide valuable information and statistics used in policy formation, program development, and performance monitoring.
•Participate in researching and expanding the data analysis, reporting and performance measurement systems of the Human Resources Administration (HRA); utilize both program and administrative data to develop report indicators that measure administrative efficiencies and program outcomes.
•Research and understand the data and measurement needs of program areas to effectively manage their programs and plan strategies for improvement.

Preferred Skills:
•Excellent organizational, facilitation, planning, and project management abilities.
•The ability to help ensure clear visibility to critical issues, provide corrective action plans and manage communications accordingly.
•Quality program and policy design experience from conception to implementation.
•Must possess structured problem-solving techniques and solid decision- making skills.
•Exceptional public relations and communication skills.
•Strong analytical and quantitative skills with the ability to report and present data using Excel, graphs, charts, and other similar tools.

Qualification requirements: 1. A master's degree from an accredited college in economics, finance, accounting, business or public administration, human resources management, management science, operations research, organizational behavior, industrial psychology, statistics, personnel administration, labor relations, psychology, sociology, human resources development, political science, urban studies or a closely related field, and two years of satisfactory full-time professional experience in one or a combination of the following: working with the budget of a large public or private concern in budget administration, accounting, economic or financial administration, or fiscal or economic research; in management or methods analysis, operations research, organizational research or program evaluation; in personnel or public administration, recruitment, position classification, personnel relations, employee benefits, staff development, employment program planning/administration, labor market research, economic planning, social services program planning/evaluation, or fiscal management; or in a related area. 18 months of this experience must have been in an executive, managerial, administrative or supervisory capacity. Supervision must have included supervising staff performing professional work in the areas described above; or 2. A baccalaureate degree from an accredited college and four years of professional experience in the areas described in "1" above, including the 18 months of executive, managerial, administrative or supervisory experience, as described in "1" above.

Salary Range: $56,937 - $88,649 New York City offers an excellent and comprehensive benefits package.

Residency Requirement New York City residency is generally required within 90 days of appointment. However, City Employees in certain titles who have worked for the City for 2 continuous years may also be eligible to reside in Nassau, Suffolk, Putnam, Westchester, Rockland, or Orange County. To determine if the residency requirement applies to you, please discuss with the agency representative at the time of interview.

For consideration, please go to https://a127-jobs.nyc.gov/ and search for Job ID #155882 to apply. SUBMISSION OF A RESUME IS NOT A GUARANTEE THAT YOU WILL RECEIVE AN INTERVIEW HRA/CITY OF NEW YORK IS AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER


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