Job Alert: Program Management Analyst – U.S. Dept. of Transportation’s FHWA @ Columbia, SC

June 27, 2013 at 6:55 pm

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Deadline: Wednesday, July 03, 2013

The U.S. Department of Transportation is looking for a Program Management Analyst for the South Carolina Division office.  This position will provide technical assistance and coordination services to the Division office leadership, including the Division Administrator and Assistant Division Administrator, on a broad range of FHWA programs. These include, but are not limited to, data management and reporting, identifying and coordinating process reviews, performing and documenting risk assessments, developing, monitoring and reporting the annual Performance Plan, conducting internal performance improvement audits, assisting with organizational restructuring and advising the Division office leadership on policy/program issues as needed.  Assist Division office leadership to develop solutions to complex problems and assist in implementation.

The ideal candidate will be adaptive, decisive, and resourceful; a pro-active, hands-on leader and motivator who is very timely in the delivery of products; can anticipate customer’s needs; and is willing to volunteer your talents and skills to assist other employees.  You should also be proficient at analyzing requirements; conducting risk assessments, evaluating operations; developing improvements; and implementing effective programs to improve quality, reduce costs, and enhance productivity and competitiveness.  This position is also good for a person with extensive knowledge and skills in maintaining organizational stability and operations; and is a proven leader in quality programs and improving efficiency and effectiveness of business operations.

Job Duties:

  • Will be responsible for monitoring, tracking, recording, and reporting on various office initiatives and programs related to data and information for the programs in the division office.  Maintain current knowledge of the initiatives/program requirements and reporting due dates.  Conduct annual division risk assessment and prepare reports for delivery to FHWA headquarters.  Serve as the lead person for annual strategic planning and developing the office annual performance plan.
  • Will develop and manage a database to monitor the performance of multiple program areas to ensure that due dates for all recurring actions and activities are met. Will maintain program and project filing systems; establish the protocol and office procedures to effectively utilize these systems; independently research data sources to identify trends and potential problem areas to focus on future oversight, process reviews, and the use of limited resources.
  • Will lead ad hoc teams and will organize, analyze, and evaluate technical data problems and situations to identify issues and solutions, with little or no guidance.  Will work with division office leadership to keep the office current on national policy and legislation, conduct training, streamline processes, and make recommendations for the implementation of new management tools for improved organizational effectiveness.
  • Will facilitate meetings and discussions and make formal presentations.  Coordinate joint teams for all phases of process reviews and you will maintain the division statewide briefing and other briefing materials and update the documents for timely and accurate information.
  • Will establish and maintain effective relationships with division office leadership, team leaders, staff members, and other parties to facilitate meetings and discussions, make formal presentations to influence managers and other officials.

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