Lead and manage the Aviation Project Management Group Team responsible for the delivery of all baggage projects at the airport.
ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS: This list is ILLUSTRATIVE ONLY, and is not a comprehensive listing of all functions and duties performed. Essential duties and responsibilities may include, but are not limited to, the following:
Project Management Direct the definition, planning, design, construction, phasing, and coordination of large complex programs for multiple infrastructure related capital projects. Meet customer expectations and needs while balancing project objectives for cost, schedule, scope, and quality and ensuring compliance with policies, procedures & regulations.
Leadership Manage and develop senior and non-senior level project managers as well as administrative professional staff. Ensure appropriate project assignments and level of management involvement that recognizes staff skills and project needs while developing employee capabilities.
Communication Coordinate with Port senior and executive teams and staff, Commissioners, regulatory and funding agencies, consultants, tenants, airlines, the public, and the media to include the development and maintenance of a program communications plan and feedback for large projects and programs that affect internal and external entities and impact airport operations and the flying public.
Budget Management Development and management of highly complex project budgets, schedules, resources and reports to ensure projects are completed on time and within budget. Ensure variances are timely identified, managed and communicated; operational impacts are minimized and communicated; and reporting obligations and expectations are met.
KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS & ABILITIES: Expert knowledge of project and construction management concepts applied to the implementation of highly complex capital projects within an existing 24/7 operational facility. Knowledge of systematic situation appraising, critical thinking, planning, problem analysis and solving, decision making, creativity and innovation. Knowledge of large hub airport operations; technical knowledge in engineering and/or architectural field relevant to airport capital projects (mechanical, electrical, plumbing, security, baggage, etc.); project controls systems for budget, expense, resource planning and management, and for tracking project changes and schedules. Knowledge of accounting including budgeting, funding, asset management and project closeout; relevant building codes and permitting, resource planning, loading and balancing methodologies. Knowledge of green building methods and techniques, life cycle cost analysis, project scheduling, estimating, public works contracting; facilities management, quality control and assurance concepts.
Ability to apply knowledge in a holistic manner and consider systemic implications of actions on various aspects of the program. Ability to manage and direct the expert abilities of others; serve as expert adviser. Demonstrated ability to interact with executive leaders; project stakeholders; Commission; local, federal, and state officials; and the general public to present and explain program information that may be controversial or politically sensitive. Demonstrated ability in successful communication; team building and provide solid professional judgment in design and construction field. Ability to motivate, develop and mentor staff; supervise staff and consultants; build consensus with team members, peers and stakeholders; communicate effectively both written and verbally.
Ability to negotiate and resolve differences with service providers, funding agencies, internal and external stakeholders and project sponsors. Ability to understand schedules, estimates, contract documents and other aspects of engineering design and construction. Ability to balance multiple critical priorities concurrently, quickly and effectively. Ability to troubleshoot problems, anticipate operational conflicts and overcome challenges. Ability to build personal relationships with team members, peers and stakeholders.
QUALIFICATIONS: Combination of education and experience demonstrating knowledge, skills and abilities equivalent to:
Bachelor’s degree in Architecture, Business, Engineering or related field;
Fifteen (15) years of experience in managing multiple complex capital programs and projects; and
Five (5) years of experience in supervising/managing staff.
Master’s degree in Architecture, Business, or Engineering;
Twenty (20) years of experience managing multiple complex capital programs and programs and projects exceeding $100 million annually for a relevant 24/7 highly regulated public operation facility; and/or
Licensed Professional Engineer or Architect.
The Port of Seattle is an Equal Opportunity Employer, Affirmative Action Employer and is committed to diversity in the workplace. Minorities, women, veterans and individuals with disabilities are encouraged to apply.
About Port of Seattle
Founded in 1911, the Port of Seattle owns and operates Seattle-Tacoma International Airport, two cruise ship terminals, Fishermen’s Terminal—home of the North Pacific fishing fleet, a grain terminal, four public marinas, and manages a number of real estate assets for financial return and economic advantage.
The Port’s operations currently help create nearly 200,000 jobs and $7 billion in wages throughout the region. Over the next 20 years, the Port’s “Century Agenda” seeks to create an additional 100,000 jobs through economic growth while becoming the nation’s leading green and energy-efficient port. Learn more at www.portseattle.org.