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State of Massachusetts Project Manager - Planning in Boston, Massachusetts

_Agency Overview_ The Division of Capital Asset Management and Maintenance (DCAMM), which oversees over $2 billion in capital programs and projects, is responsible for capital planning, project delivery, property management, and real estate services for the Commonwealth. We are stewards of the Commonwealth’s assets, which include 5.5 million square feet of state buildings. As an agency, we care for the people of our state and the future of our planet. * Wework with state agencies to create and manage forward-thinking, sustainable buildings to meet the needs of the Commonwealth’s citizens and help achieve a zero-carbon future. * We are partners with fellow agencies to help them meet their strategic needs with fiscally responsible building and real estate solutions. * We support the growth of the Commonwealth’s economy and actively engage with private sector partners to make it easier to do business with the Commonwealth. * We work to expand access, opportunity, and equity to create more inclusive services, planning and outcomes for all the citizens of the Commonwealth. * General Statement of Duties and Responsibilities* DCAMM is seeking two highly motivated and energetic professionals with at least 6 years of planning and project management experience to guide planning efforts for strategic solutions to capital facility needs. These positions are within the Office of Planning, which is responsible for development of the annual Five-Year Capital Plan, managing strategic and master planning efforts, feasibility studies, capital project initiation, planning and early design, design review, and post occupancy evaluations. We work closely with the Office of Design and Construction, who will implement the capital projects, and our offices of Leasing and Real Estate who offer alternative approaches to capital investment to meet agency facility needs. We also partner with the Office of Facilities Maintenance and Management to coordinate with user agencies on planning to address deferred maintenance, on energy and resiliency planning and on interiors projects. The Project Managers will be assigned projects for various user agencies including the State’s higher education system, the judiciary, public safety agencies, human services, environmental agencies and state offices. Projects will include feasibility studies, strategic master plans, building studies for new construction, renovation and repairs, system-wide condition assessments, innovative project delivery and long-term capital planning and program implementation. These positions will receive significant guidance and support from experienced managers and leadership in the Office of Planning. The Project Managers will direct teams of planning and design consultants, DCAMM colleagues and user agency representatives, as well as other stakeholders, to develop creative and strategic solutions to capital facility needs. The work involves gathering, analyzing and presenting data, developing and evaluating options and building consensus to inform capital investment decisions. The right candidates will be strategic thinkers, collaborative partners, and strong team leader with experience in planning and design. Good communication and interpersonal skills, and the ability to manage in a public and dynamic milieu are essential. The work we do typically involves a multitude of stakeholders with competing priorities and requires an ability to listen, understand and articulate the problem, establish clear goals through a collaborative process and then drive the team to a consensus solution and clear implementation plan. Duties and Responsibilities * Manage the preparation of capital improvement studies for state facilities; assist in coordinating efforts between DCAMM offices, and between user agency staff, and outside consultants, as well as community stakeholders. * Assist in preparing studies and reports for capital projects; make recommendations and prepare presentation materials. * Assist in developing contractual agreements for professional and technical services. * Supervise planning, architectural and engineering consultants to ensure that all parties are working appropriately towards the same goal -- staying on schedule and budget. * Maintain accurate project records by updating milestones and budget information and regularly report on project progress. * Establish Total Project Cost and review project budget estimates for accuracy. * Perform related duties as required. Preferred Qualifications 6 years of increasing and broad responsibility in planning, project management and portfolio management, including, ideally, exposure to public construction, preferably within the Commonwealth. Degree in architecture, planning or related field is required. Demonstrated experience in managing multiple, complex projects involving feasibility, budgeting, programming, report preparation and project monitoring, as well as superb communication, interpersonal and project management skills. Ability to scope and solve complex planning problems. Ability to manage multi-disciplinary public and consultant groups for effective fiscal and technical problem solving. Ability to evaluate requests for proposals and other reports and documents prepared by others for conformance to guidelines, policies, laws, regulations and sound planning principles. For more information about employment at DCAMM, please view our RECRUITMENT VIDEO.* First consideration will be given to those applicants that apply within the first 14 days. MINIMUM ENTRANCE REQUIREMENTS: Applicants must have at least (A) six years of full-time, or equivalent part-time technical or professional experience in urban or regional planning, environmental planning, transportation planning or land use planning, and (B) of which at least four years must have been in a professional capacity, and (C) of which at least two years must have been in a supervisory capacity, or (D) any equivalent combination of the required experience and the substitutions below. Substitutions: I. A Bachelor's degree with a major in urban or regional planning, environmental planning, urban studies, architecture, landscape architecture, civil, environmental, or transportation engineering or environmental sciences may be substituted for two years of the required (A) experience.* II. A Graduate degree with a major in urban or regional planning;, environmental planning, urban studies, architecture, landscape architecture, civil, environmental, or transportation engineering or environmental sciences may be substituted for three years of the required (A) experience and one year of the required (B) experience. Education toward such a degree will be prorated on the basis of the proportion of the requirements actually competed. NOTE: Educational substitutions will only be permitted for a maximum of three years of the required experience. Substitutions will only be permitted for a maximum of one year of the required (B) experience. No substitution will be permitted for the required (C) experience. SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS: Based on assignment, possession of a current and valid Massachusetts Class D Motor Vehicle Operator's License. _Comprehensive Benefits_ When you embark on a career with the Commonwealth, you are offered an outstanding suite of employee benefits that add to the overall value of your compensation package. We take pride in providing a work experience that supports you, your loved ones, and your future. Want the specifics? Explore our Employee Benefits and Rewards! *Executive Order #595:As a condition of employment, successful applicants will be required to have received COVID-19 vaccination or an approved exemption as of their start date. Details relating to demonstrating compliance with this requirement will be provided to applicants selected for employment. Applicants who receive an offer of employment who can provide documentation that the vaccine is medically contraindicated or who object to vaccination due to a sincerely held religious belief may make a request for exemption. An Equal Opportunity / Affirmative Action Employer. Females, minorities, veterans, and persons with disabilities are strongly encouraged to apply. The Commonwealth is an Equal Opportunity Employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, sex, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, age, disability, national origin, veteran status, or any other basis covered by appropriate law. Research suggests that qualified women, Black, Indigenous, and Persons of Color (BIPOC) may self-select out of opportunities if they don't meet 100% of the job requirements. We encourage individuals who believe they have the skills necessary to thrive to apply for this role. *Job: Planning *Organization: Division of Capital Asset Management *Title: *Project Manager - Planning Location: Massachusetts-Boston-1 Ashburton Place Requisition ID: 22000D4Z