Capital Projects Manager - Town of Chapel Hill, NC
Location: Chapel Hill, North Carolina
Type: Full Time
Years of Experience:
5 - 10
The Town of Chapel Hill is seeking an energetic experienced professional to serve as its next Capital Projects Manager. This motivated team leader is a subject matter expert on capital project management and will have the exciting opportunity to advance best practices for managing the Town’s Capital Improvements Program (CIP). The next Capital Projects Manager must be effective in communicating with diverse stakeholders and advocating for the needs of the Department and the Town’s Project Managers while ensuring effective capital project implementation. Additionally, this Manager is a natural collaborator and has a successful history of building bridges, seeking win-win solutions where divergent interests lie; and generating commitment and enthusiasm for the strategic vision of the Town. This position is for the highly organized multi-tasker who is a self-starter and thrives in an intense, fast-paced environment. About the Department and Position: With a budget of $17.4 million and a team of 113 employees, the Public Works Department is responsible for Fleet Management, Facility Management, Engineering and Stormwater Management, Solid Waste Services, Streets and Construction, and Traffic Engineering. The Capital Projects Manager will report to the Manager of Engineering and Infrastructureand will work collaboratively with the Public Works Department and other town departments to oversee and execute the Town’s capital projects, ranging from $50,000 to $1 million plus. This professional will be eager to immerse him/herself in the community and embrace the Town’s “process driven” approach to all projects/initiatives by engaging and ensuring inclusiveness of public and stakeholder participation, communication, and collaboration. The Capital Projects Manager works closely with staff and the Town’s CIP Leadership Team to manage capital projects from initial planning through construction and project completion and will interact frequently with senior management, stakeholders, outside agencies and the public. With significant experience and knowledge, this professional can effectively serve in many cross-functional roles while training, supporting, and providing guidance to the Town’s project managers. This Capital Projects Manager is an excellent problem solver - someone who is flexible, proactive, and responsive with demonstrated interpersonal skills, financial stewardship, and project management skills. Qualifications: Bachelor's Degree in Engineering, Construction Management, Construction Technology, Architecture, Landscape Architecture, or other relevant field is required. Special consideration given to a master’s degree in Construction Management, Professional Engineering license, and Project Management Professional (PMP) Certification. A minimum of 5 years of increasingly responsible experience in project management or related field with 3 – 5 years’ experience monitoring the performance of professionals and contractors is required. Experience in a college town of similar size preferred. Salary and Benefits: The hiring range for the position is $80,000 to $102,000 depending on qualifications and experience. The job maximum for this position is currently $126,884. The Town’s excellent benefits package can be viewed here. To apply, please visit https://www.governmentjobs.com/careers/developmentalassociates and click on the Capital Projects Manager – Town of Chapel Hill, NC title. To learn more about the selection process, visit https://developmentalassociates.com/client-openings/, select “Client Openings” and scroll down to “Important Information for Applicants.” All applications must be submitted online via the Developmental Associates application portal – NOT the Town Employment Application portal, nor any other external website; it is not sufficient to send only a resume. Resumes and cover letters as well as unofficial transcripts must be uploaded with the application. Applicants must apply by June 25th. Successful semi-finalists will be invited to participate in virtual interviews and skill evaluation on July 18th – 19th, 2022. Candidates are encouraged to reserve these dates for virtual meetings should they be invited to participate. All inquiries should be emailed to firstname.lastname@example.org. The Town of Chapel Hill is an Equal Opportunity Employer. The recruitment and selection process is being managed by Developmental Associates, LLC.