Capital Program Manager

Washington D.C
Jan 20, 2023
Feb 10, 2023
Full Time
This posting has multiple vacancies

Marketing Statement:

Are you looking to join a team that is at the center of planning for Metro's $2B annual capital budget and $12B six-year capital program? Do you have an interest in monitoring, evaluating, and analyzing high-priority capital portfolio projects? The Office of Capital Program Management (OCPM) is looking for multiple candidates at the mid-level to help develop the capital program, perform data analysis, and performance reporting to help Metro leadership make key investment decisions.

This is a fantastic opportunity to be involved in the decision-making process, utilize problem-solving skills, and collaborate with project managers, asset owners, and other stakeholders across Metro to increase accountability and transparency on the capital delivery progress.

Interested candidates will be able to communicate and coordinate effectively and be able to use analytical tools to evaluate the performance of capital portfolio delivery. Ideal candidates will have project management experience. Additionally, candidates will have experience analyzing complex projects and/or have experience using analytical processes to support transparent capital reporting Familiarity with capital program management and other capital asset infrastructure activities (at the state, local or federal levels), such as programming, planning, and budgeting would be an advantage.

Minimum Qualifications

  • Bachelor's degree in business, engineering, public administration, management or related discipline o In lieu of a bachelor's degree, a
  • High school diploma or GED and a minimum of four (4) years of experience in financial or program management, budgeting, engineering or public administration, transp

  • A minimum of six (6) years of program or project management, budgeting, public administration, and/or project management experience

  • N/A


• Transportation Experience

• Capital Program Experience

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 managing the planning, programming, budgeting, project controls, scheduling, coordination, and oversight of a broad range of projects and programs in the Authority's capital program consistent with organizational goals and planning objectives. The Capital Program Manager further exercises discretion and independent judgment in meeting goals and objectives.

Essential Functions
  • Ensures optimal integration of projects into the capital plan to achieve the agency's goals utilizing available funding and other resources. Performs long-range planning, leads project and program implementation efforts through project, program and policy development.
  • Develops budgets, schedules and forecasts in conjunction with office directors, project managers, planners and others that accurately represent logical, rational processes and outcomes. Monitors, reviews and analyzes progress and the achievement of milestones and stated goals.
  • Plans, directs, and coordinates activities for evaluating and monitoring the progress and status of the Capital Improvement Program (CIP) and other capital programs and projects. Develops reports and reporting procedures that provide for the acquisition and analysis of relevant data, presented in a manner and medium that result in timely, clear, accurate information of high utility. These analyses and reporting processes must include quality control mechanisms that strongly enhance the reliability and accuracy of the information presented.
  • Plans and directs the preparation of status reports for the CIP and other capital programs, in coordination with appropriate departments. Including accrual analyses, fiscal adjustments, yearly fiscal operating and capital budgets, staffing levels, and organizational configurations, and assess impacts and results.
  • Assists the Director in establishing departmental performance goals, measures, management objectives and reports and provides professional support and guidance to office staff.
  • Responsible for advising senior management of the status of all CIP and capital projects, including progress, scheduling and financial status; identifying problem areas as well as recommending solutions to resolve the problems, including the review and initiation of requests for capital reprogramming actions.

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.

Similar jobs