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Title: Enterprise Project Manager
Company: Hampton Roads Transit
Location: Norfolk, Virginia
Job Status: Full-time
Job ID: 131406
Hampton Roads Transit is seeking an Enterprise Project Manager to cultivate agency-wide excellence in project management as part of HRT’s Office of Program and Project Excellence (OPPE). The Enterprise Project Manager is a key representative for analysis and project management leadership of strategic implementation of program management and governance processes. This position manages the development, implementation and oversight of project management processes, standards, and reporting across the agency to ensure projects are effectively planned, coordinated, and executed. This includes application of policies and processes that support successful initiation of projects, accounting for internal and external environmental factors, reporting consistency and good governance, project managers’ training and ongoing support, integration with strategic business goals and objectives, successful project termination, and continuous improvement. This position works across the agency to assist in the development and implementation of projects to maximize the effectiveness of the OPPE including defining and implementing standards and processes while also overseeing communication and reporting activities and fostering alignment and collaboration among Project Managers and HRT cross-functional business stakeholders. This position requires extensive knowledge, skills and abilities in project management and complex business activities and organizational collaboration among various functional areas.

Knowledge, Abilities and Skills:
  • Able to provide guidance and support to project managers and ensure effective coordination and compliance through the use of various processes and tools.

  • Excellent project management and communication skills, including ability to coordinate, coach, mentor, train, and oversee others in project management activities.

  • Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with staff across all organizational levels, as well as local, regional, state, and federal agencies

  • Experience managing cross-functional project teams using leadership, communication, and negotiation skills.
  • Knowledge of managing risks, scope, communication, issues, and cross-project dependencies.

  • Full life cycle project management experience.

  • Proficiency in project budget preparation and monitoring.

  • Knowledge of organizational and communication skills to effectively manage concurrent projects and multidisciplinary teams with minimal supervision.

  • Knowledge of project and process improvement orientation with experience in delivering solutions under very tight timelines.

  • Proven ability to coordinate and conduct project status meetings, presentations, follow-up reports, sending out of agendas and meeting minutes to business stakeholders.

  • Knowledge of day-to-day controls of the project plans and schedules while balancing the needs for project success with the skills and capabilities of the project staff.

Software applications:
Email, Internet, MS Project and Microsoft Office Suite

Bachelor’s degree in Business Administration, Public Administration, or other related field; Master’s Degree and PMI certification preferred. Seven years of progressive work experience in relevant project management and oversight. Public transit experience preferred.

To view complete job description and to apply for the Enterprise Project Manager position, please visit our website at Hampton Roads Transit is an EOE.

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