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ABC Project Mgr - Research & Planning
Ref No.: 18-16890
Location: Richmond, Virginia
Title: ABC BI Report Developer
Position Type: 11+ Months Contract
 Location: Richmond, VA

Job Duties and Expectations
  • Duties include research and analysis of the effectiveness, application and impact of new technologies, systems, programs and management approaches to operational services.  The R&P PM should effectively facilitate work teams, conduct training, develop project and communication plans, provide team support, etc. to see that the Authority moves through project implementations in a timely and efficient manner.
  • This position will not focus on technology projects (i.e. new system requirements or new system implementation) yet will lead projects related to ABC’s legislative and policy initiatives as well as the evaluation of program areas.
  • Examples of projects in this area include the evaluation of ABC’s licensing structure and associated fees, the impact of various regulations on the license community, ABC’s partnership and interactions with distilled spirits suppliers, and evaluating options and the feasibility of delivering distilled spirits to customers. 
  • This position will lead projects sponsored by operating division directors or a member of the senior executive team and will have access to subject matter experts as needed to carry out their projects. A strong background in data analysis, process improvement, business writing and stakeholder outreach is preferred.   
  • The R&P PM should effectively manage all phases of the project including requirements gathering, budgeting, work planning and documentation/reporting. Requirements documents should be free of substantial errors and omissions.
  • The PM should develop and maintain an effective system to formally document and track the status of all project activities and recommendations. The PM should bring any changes, delays, or revisions to the project plan to the requestor, manager and project sponsor’s attention for approval.
  • The PM should display effective leadership skills and considerable independence and initiative in managing projects and actively involve stakeholders in project implementation. 
  • The R&P PM should provide clear direction to team members by setting realistic goals, objectives, and measurements; effectively facilitate team consensus-building and decision-making processes; keep the team organized and on track with project plans, task assignments and schedules, ensuring the successful, timely completion of projects; and produce all documents in a timely and accurate manner, free of substantive errors and requiring few revisions.
 
 Skill Required / Desired  Amount of Experience
project planning and documentation  Required 5 years
business/process analysis and documentation Required 5 years
technical writing Required 5 years
oral and written presentation Required 5 years