Senior Program Director

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United States of America
US - NY, New York
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R149546
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Project/Program Management/Management
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When it comes to what you want in your career, if you can imagine it, you can do it at Parsons.  Imagine a career working with intelligent, diverse people sharing a common quest. Imagine a workplace where you can be yourself. Where you can thrive. Where you can find your next, right now. We’ve got what you’re looking for.

Job Description:

Parsons is managing one of NYCDOT’s largest and most significant projects and we’re looking for the right Project Manager to bring this project to the next phase.  Parsons is one of the world’s largest transportation planning, engineering, and construction firms, and we’re working to bring that expertise and professionalism to improve New York, the greatest city in the world.

POSITION OVERVIEW

Parsons is looking for a major projects Project Manager to complete the Environmental Impact Statement phase of a major project in the borough of Brooklyn and develop final design details, or alternatively, design-build bridging documents.  The successful candidate will work externally directly with the upper levels of the NYCDOT and the Mayor’s Office.  Internally, they will provide direction and management a large team of Parsons and Parsons’ partner firms to ensure on-schedule completion within or below budget in accordance with contractual obligations.  The Project Manager is responsible for the scope development, scope management and commercial performance of the project to meet project goals and objectives.  They should have experience in delivering complex EIS related materials, and have overseen the preparation of project bid documents (design-build or design-bid-build) for projects >$1B.

SPECIFIC RESPONSIBILITIES

The Project Manager will be the Company representative, and act as an advisor to the NYCDOT and Mayor’s office with regards to project goals, codes and standards.  They will negotiate changes to the scope of work with the client and key partners.  They may interact with the public representing the NYCDOT, at the client’s request.  In addition, they may participate in negotiations with regulatory agencies and in public meetings in support of clients.

The Project Manager will also oversee the establishment and implementation of Project Execution Plan, Health and Safety Plan, Quality Assurance/Quality Control Plan, and other documents as required.

Establishes the program requirements for all areas of the project, and monitors the draft and final deliverables for adherence to these criteria.  Responsible for the development and distribution of a one to two-page description of the project to all members of the project team for reference.

Plans, directs, supervises, and controls the execution of all business, technical, fiscal, and administrative functions of the assigned project.  Assigns responsibility for executing project plans to key subordinates after careful assessment of how to utilize their qualifications and strengths.  Provides input to performance reviews and development plans for subordinates.  Field responsibilities may include labor relations, local procurement and payroll operations, etc., if required.

Mobilizes company resources, through liaison with support departments, other offices, or subsidiaries, to create project teams capable of completing effective, quality work.  Discusses the qualifications required of the key project positions in specific detail with the profit center and department managers.  Collaborates with the office facilities staff to address project space requirements.

Works with other managers, project engineers, and discipline leads to develop budgets, schedules, and plans for the various elements of a project.  Ensures that the project meets or exceeds goals established in these plans. 

Works with the key project individual to devise and execute actions plans to rectify potential cost overruns or delays, or to accommodate significant changes to the scope of work.  Advises the client and company management of any such changes.  The Project Manager is specifically responsible for maintaining current and timely change orders.

Promotes technical and commercial excellence on the project through application of Quality Assurance processes.  Monitors and reports to management on the progress of all project activity within the program, including significant milestones, and any conditions, which would affect project cost or schedule.  Establishes weekly meeting to review project status and formulate action items.

PREFERRED EDUCATION/EXPERIENCE

BS degree in Civil Engineering with 20+ years of related engineering work experience is required.  Candidate should have a broad general technical and business background.  Professional registration is required.

SKILLS/COMPETENCIES: 

Candidate shall:

  • Have delivered an EIS for a complex, urban project >$1B

  • Have experience in the plan preparation for the design of infrastructure projects >$1B, or the design-build bridging documents of a comparable scale

  • Have a demonstrated success collaborating in dynamic, multi-stakeholder environments

  • Have NYCDOT experience

  • Able to meet Parsons' project management certification requirements. 

  • Proven ability to perform in a management capacity

  • Have excellent written and oral communications skills,

  • Have a thorough knowledge of industry practices and regulations are also required. 

  • Be knowledgeable of current technology and how it can be effectively utilized on the project.

  • Have solid understanding of business practices and track record of using these skills.

Minimum Clearance Required to Start:

Not Applicable/None

This position is part of our Critical Infrastructure team.

For more than 75 years, our experts have designed and delivered the critical infrastructure that connects and protects communities around the world. We work in diverse, collaborative teams, both within the company and with our partners and customers, to plan, design, build, and modernize infrastructure. We take special pride in projects and solutions that improve communities as well as people’s quality of life by promoting economic growth, enhancing mobility, and increasing sustainability and resiliency. Powered by our people, we provide the imagination necessary to support our customers’ visions—and to help them see new possibilities.

Salary Range: 

$165,000.00 - $310,000.00

We value our employees and want our employees to take care of their overall wellbeing, which is why we offer best-in-class benefits such as medical, dental, vision, paid time off, Employee Stock Ownership Plan (ESOP), 401(k), life insurance, flexible work schedules, and holidays to fit your busy lifestyle!

Parsons is an equal opportunity employer committed to diversity, equity, inclusion, and accessibility in the workplace. Diversity is ingrained in who we are, how we do business, and is one of our company’s core values. Parsons equally employs representation at all job levels for minority, female, disabled, protected veteran and LGBTQ+.

We truly invest and care about our employee’s wellbeing and provide endless growth opportunities as the sky is the limit, so aim for the stars! Imagine next and join the Parsons quest—APPLY TODAY!

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OUR MISSION

We’re committed to delivering innovative infrastructure, defense and security solutions to enable a sustainable, safer, smarter and more connected world.

ABOUT US

Founded in 1944, Parsons Corporation, a digitally enabled solutions provider, is focused on creating the future of the defense, intelligence, and critical infrastructure markets. From Earth to outer space, we deliver tomorrow’s solutions today. Equipped with the capabilities required to take on any defense, intelligence, or critical infrastructure challenge, our agile, innovative, and disruptive approach enables us to deliver solutions at the speed of relevance.

Our people are our greatest asset. We strive to be an employer of choice that engages employees in the community and creates rewarding career paths to cultivate a resilient workforce that is ready for the future.

PARSONS IN CANADA

Parsons has contributed to major infrastructure projects in Canada since the 1940’s, helping to design and build many well-known landscapes across the country, including the Regina Bypass, Turcot Exchange, Kicking Horse Canyon, Olivier-Charbonneau Bridge, and the Edmonton Light Rail Transit. Our markets are diverse, including Bridge, Tunnel, Road and Highway, Aviation, Rail and Transit, Smart Vehicle Solutions, Smart Mobility, Integrated Delivery, Environmental Remediation, Mining and Reclamation, and Water/Wastewater, as well as serving numerous industrial clients. The Parsons’ signature stands out and our achievements have been recognized via numerous awards for innovation and quality, particularly in long-span bridges, complex brigles, and major road networks expansions. Our teams work across Canada in many provinces, including Alberta, Ontario, Manitoba, British Columbia, Quebec, Saskatchewan, Northern Territories and the Yukon.

Parsons is an equal opportunity, drug-free employer committed to diversity in the workplace. Minority/Female/Disabled/Protected Veteran/LGBTQ+.

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COMPETITIVE BENEFIT OFFERINGS

Financial Wellness

We care about your financial wellbeing. Parsons offers competitive pay and retirement plans to help you build wealth for the future while giving you the flexibility to diversify your investments.

Work Life Harmony

Balance in life is important and time away from the office is imperative to allow you to refresh and focus your attention on the things that matter to you. Parsons supports your time away by providing paid time off and paid flexible holidays.

Career Development

We are committed to fostering the personal and professional growth of our employees. Develop and advance yourself though our comprehensive training, educational and mentorship programs.

Veteran Support

We provide Industry leading benefits to support veterans and active-duty members to provide security for you and your family by offering robust leave and benefits; including paid active-duty military leave and paid time off when transitioning back to civilian life.

Mind & Body

At Parsons we inspire healthier habits, heathier minds, and a healthier you through our wellness program. Participate in our weekly Meditation Mondays and Wellness Wednesdays. Wellness, at Parsons, is more than just your annual checkup.

Health

Health is not a one size fits all. At Parsons, we offer a robust Employee Assistance Program as well as comprehensive medical, dental and vision plans through large, national carriers with the choice of regional PPO, HDHP, or HMO networks.

Want to learn more about the benefits eligible for the Parsons’ location you are interested in? Connect with one of our recruiters for further detail.

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