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EHS Project Manager

Location: 

White Plains, NY, US

Summary

The EHS Project Manager role supports various EH&S projects / programs at both NYPA and Canals including the management of ongoing COVID-19 testing across the facilities and throughout New York State. Responsibilities include identifying critical tasks as well as reporting and providing information for effective management decision-making. Experience with EH&S projects is preferred.

Responsibilities

  • Act as the bridge between the EHS department and business units.  Define and manage the COVID testing workstream and documents of projects (schedule, tasks, cost, changes/risks/issues) via PMO processes, procedures and tools for assigned projects.  As needed, manage all project workstreams.
  • Monitor the project schedule, budget and deliverables. Track progress and review project tasks to make certain deadlines are met appropriately.
  • Recognize problems or situations that are or may impact the project delivery.  Facilitate the evaluation of alternatives and find solutions using a systematic, multi-step approach. 
  • Work cross-functionally to resolve issues, mitigate risks and implement changes. 
  • Analyze decisions and actions for their support of the project’s strategic direction.  Work with senior management to escalate and resolve more complex issues and risks.
  • Promote and maintain communication between project team members and stakeholders and manage expectations.  Prepare correspondence, presentations and/or reports as required.  Follow-up on correspondence and outstanding requests for resolution.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

  • Superior interpersonal skills, conflict resolution, and negotiating skills, to ensure open communication across project teams, with internal and/or external audiences.
  • Ability to diffuse emotionally charged situations and use them to constructively build greater shared commitment to end goals.
  • Outstanding record of project management success, both in results achieved and in use of professional methodology.

 

Additionally:

  • Be agile and able to adapt approaches depending on change in variables
  • Effective communication skills across levels
  • Ability to manage & influence resources (internal & external)
  • Ability to track budgets, contracts, dependencies, and risks
  • Advanced proficiency with standard PM tools – Microsoft Project, Primavera P6, etc.
     

Education, Experience and Certifications

  • Bachelor’s Degree in a technical discipline. An advanced degree is preferred.
  • Project Management Certification is preferred.
  • Minimum 5 years successfully leading various projects.
  • Prior experience working w/development of IT systems, preferred.

Physical Requirements

None

 

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Nearest Major Market: White Plains
Nearest Secondary Market: New York City

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