Central Ohio Transit Authority
  • 01-Feb-2018 to 02-Apr-2018 (EST)
  • Information Technology
  • Columbus, OH, USA
  • $74,564 - $96,933
  • Salary
  • Full Time

COTA offers competitive benefits including: Medical/RX, Vision, Dental, Supplemental Insurance, Life Insurance, Employee Discounts, Employee Bus Pass; Wellness Initiatives, Tuition Reimbursement, as well as Retirement through OPERS/Deferred Compensation.


SUMMARY OF RESPONSIBILITY 

Performs highly professional work for successful delivery of a variety of IT and business related projects for the Central Ohio Transit Authority.

JOB RESPONSIBILITIES 

  • Provides oversight on projects to ensure requirements, deliverables, and timelines are met;
  • Interfaces and communicates directly with third party contractor's project manager as applicable;
  • Provides Smart City assistance as needed;
  • Leads an internal COTA project team consisting of part-time team members assigned by project stakeholder management. Communicates with, and schedules internal resources as needed to perform project assignments per the project schedule. Escalates schedule conflicts and resource availability issues to project stakeholder management for resolution;
  • Schedules regular team meetings, documents meeting minutes, assigns and tracks performance of action items, and communicates project status via monthly status reports and/or face to face meetings with internal project stakeholders;
  • Acts as Quality Assurance/Quality Control Manager for projects to ensure the third party contractor performs work at a quality level that meets COTA's requirements;
  • Engages internal resources as needed to verify quality performance and successful completion of deliverables, and obtains COTA stakeholder sign off approval on the deliverables;
  • Plays an active boundary role between internal COTA staff and third party project teams;
  • Maintains complete project documentation as required for Federal grant reporting purposes;
  • Performs other duties as assigned;
  • Supervise ERP Project Manager;
  • May be required to be available through a mobile device via voice and/or data during and outside of normal working hours, at the manager's discretion, and must respond within a reasonable timeframe; and
  • Regular, predictable and punctual attendance required.

QUALIFICATIONS

  • Bachelor's degree in business administration, information technology, computer science, or related field and five (5) years of experience managing a wide range of complex projects required.
  • PMP or ITIL certification preferred.

EXPECTED COMPETENCIES

  • Knowledge of MS Project, and the MS Office Suite of products, including, but not limited to, Excel, Word, Outlook, and PowerPoint;
  • Skills in verbal and written communication;
  • Skills in delivering presentations to management at all levels and to external audiences;
  • Ability to effectively communicate with internal and external resources to resolve potential conflicts and maintain a teamwork atmosphere; and
  • Ability to define problems, research issues and develop logical and practical solutions within the framework of general principles of information technology project management and the policies and procedures of the Authority.




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