The New York City Housing Authority’s Capital Projects Division is seeking an Executive Project Manager. Reporting to the Vice President of Project Management, the Executive Project Manager will provide leadership, management and oversight of staff responsible for executing NYCHA’s capital construction projects. The selected candidate will ensure the safe delivery of quality capital projects on time and within budget; establish goals; monitor production; report progress against the agency’s annual plan; take corrective action when necessary; communicate with executive staff; make presentations and prepare reports as required. Responsibilities include, but are not limited to the following: 1. Direct activities and monitor performance of Senior Project Managers and their project management teams of approximately 60 staff, who execute all phases of multiple, City-wide construction projects. 2. Oversee active construction projects to ensure they are progressing efficiently, effectively and within budget. 3. Develop and implement schedule milestones, project controls and performance indicators for managing projects. 4. Determine corrective action for projects identified with cost, schedule, scope, quality, safety, integrity or other issues. 5. Review and recommend approval of contract awards, partial payments, change orders, reduction in retainage, final payments, schedule rebaselining, and contract extensions. 6. Assist in the establishment of the Capital Projects annual plan. 7. Review and approve reports on status of projects with key performance indicators that highlight potential problem projects. 8. In collaboration with peers, develop and implement project and program management guidelines and initiatives. 9. Approve Project Management Plans. 10. Instill and maintain customer-service/partnerships with internal and external stakeholders. 11. Coordinate with Design Department to ensure that Building Standards are updated based on technical field experience and lessons learned. 12. Provide key support in areas such as: planning and budgeting, data integrity, policies and procedures, human resource, logistics of equipment and vehicles, and procurement of architects/engineers, construction contractors, and construction managers. 13. Prepare and conduct presentations for Vice President, Executive Department, elected officials and community groups as required/requested.
Minimum Qualification Requirements 1. A baccalaureate degree from an accredited college in engineering, architecture, landscape architecture, business administration, or public administration, and five years of full-time satisfactory experience in the planning, administering or expediting of engineering design, and/or construction, or coordinating a very large engineering project, two years of which must have been in an administrative, managerial, executive or supervisory capacity; or 2. A four-year high school diploma or its educational equivalent and nine years of experience as described in "1" above; two years of which must have been in an administrative, managerial, executive or supervisory capacity; or 3. Education and/or experience equivalent to "1" or "2" above. An accredited Master's degree in one of the disciplines described in "1" above, a law degree, or a valid New York State license as a Professional Engineer or Registered Architect or Landscape Architect may be substituted for one year of the required experience. However, all candidates must have the two years of the administrative, managerial, executive or supervisory experience as described in "1" above.
Preferred Skills 1. Ten (10) plus years of experience in project management. 2. Exceptional leadership abilities. 3. Demonstrable track record managing successful delivery of capital projects on time and within budget. 4. Experience mentoring others, developing individual’s skills, and encouraging collaboration and cohesive teamwork. 5. Excellent verbal and written communications skills.
Interested candidates may submit cover letter and resume to www.nyc.gov/careers/search. Search for JOB ID# 315986.
We thank all applicants for their interest in the New York City Housing Authority (NYCHA) but only those selected for an interview will be contacted.
The New York City Housing Authority is an equal opportunity employer