Capital Program Manager

Nov 10, 2022
Nov 28, 2022
Full Time
Are you a self-starter that likes to make a lasting impact on the lives or others? Are you ready to transform and optimize work groups to build efficiencies?

More about the position:

Metros' Wayside Work Planning ( WWPL) is recruiting a Capital Program Manager to lead the Technology and Business Performance Reporting Function with personnel that supports the RIME Engineering and Maintenance Department.

The incumbent will be a strategic leader that can assess and manage RIME's program business processes, determining the ideal future state, and formulating the action plans required to realize the vision established. The incumbent serves as the first point of contact within RIME, for all WMATA stakeholders, concerning proposed or planned technical solutions that support business efficiencies and accurate reporting of Key Performance Indicators ( KPIs). The incumbent is a strategic leaders who effectively communicates and collaborates with RIME maintenance organization leaders to normalize the data housed within technical solutions, such as that users throughout RIME can perform efficient queries and report useful, accurate KPI's based on high quality data.

The ideal candidate will have experience managing teams and building relationships as this position will be cross functional. The incumbent will actively engage RIME Departments, coordinating and facilitating the implementation of RIME technical solutions, with WMATA stakeholders, throughout each stage of the solutions lifecycle in accordance with the Authority's IT Product Lifecycle Management Process. The incumbent will also engage RIME Departments with findings, recommendations, risks, and related activities to create work efficiencies.

Minimum Qualifications

  • Bachelor's degree in Business Administration, Business Management, Accounting, or related field

  • A minimum of eight (8) years of progressively responsible program and/or project management experience in a large-scale organization, which includes at least four (4) years of experience working with public or private sector transportation/transit organization(s), with emphasis on capital program administration

  • N/A

  • PMP certification

Medical Group

Satisfactorily complete the medical examination for this position, if required. The incumbent must be able to perform the essential functions of this position either with or without reasonable accommodations.

Job Summary

The Capital Program Manager is responsible for planning, scheduling, managing, coordinating, and directing a broad range of capital projects and programs, linked to the organizational goals and responsibilities of the department in which it resides. The incumbent will develop, analyze, monitor, and coordinate major capital infrastructure programs as well as prepare, coordinate, and monitor the yearly fiscal capital budgets.

Essential Functions
  • Performs wide range of project, program, and policy development functions, including conducting data analyses, framing recommendations and options for senior management consideration, developing detailed project and program plans, leading project and program implementation efforts, and assessing impacts and results.
  • Prepares and develops budget forecasts, budget accrual analyses and reports and recommends fiscal adjustments as necessary in close coordination with respective organizations reporting up to the department leader (i.e. Director or above), to include, the yearly fiscal operating and capital budgets, staffing levels, organizational configurations, and management objectives, goals, and programs.
  • Plans, develops, coordinates, and evaluates activities, programs, policies, and procedures within the department's capital programs. Develops, analyzes, monitors, and evaluates the organization's programs, goals, and objectives. Participates in the development of departmental performance goals, measures, and reports.
  • Represents the organization on various committees, task forces, and teams on matters related to capital programs, as well as, interfaces with other organizations on issues related to capital prioritization and funding.

The essential duties listed are not intended to limit specific duties and responsibilities of any particular position. Nor is it intended to limit in any way the right of managers and supervisors to assign, direct and control the work of employees under their supervision.

Evaluation Criteria

Consideration will be given to applicants whose resumes demonstrate the required education and experience. Applicants should include all relevant education and work experience.

Evaluation criteria may include one or more of the following:
  • Skills and/or behavioral assessment
  • Personal interview
  • Verification of education and experience (including certifications and licenses)
  • Criminal Background Check (a criminal conviction is not an automatic bar to employment)
  • Medical examination including a drug and alcohol screening (for safety sensitive positions)
  • Review of a current motor vehicle report


WMATA is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, status as a protected veteran, or any other status protected by applicable federal law.

This posting is an announcement of a vacant position under recruitment. It is not intended to replace the official job description. Job descriptions are available upon confirmation of an interview.