Management Analyst III
Serves as project manager for zMOD project to modernize the content and format of the Zoning Ordinance. As a business analyst in a project manager capacity serves the project and its multiple agency partners with oversight, training, guidance, evaluation, daily activities, scheduling tracking, monitoring and contract management functions. Maintains strong working relationships with OCR, DPZ, OCA, DIT and related county agencies to ensure efficient planning and implementation of tasks. Monitors team performance and aligns skills with business and system needs. Manages project team objectives, priorities and schedules. Monitors and reviews consultant work performance, ensures compliance with contracts, reviews and approves invoices and change orders. Develops, prepares and presents reports for management and county staff. Participates in county multi-agency core-teams and modernization efforts representing zMOD. Performs related work as required.
Note: This position resides with the Office of Community Revitalization.
- Independently designs, develops, and coordinates ongoing department programs and special projects;
- Performs a wide range of professional-level management work for more than one broad administrative function including complex analysis and diverse project management in a lead capacity;
- Coordinates and manages the work of administrative, para-professional, and/or professional-level staff in the day-to-day activities of selected projects. Plans, organizes, and coordinates changes to the policies, procedures, or processes related to multiple administrative functions (financial, procurement, budget, human resources, contract or grants administration, information technology systems, etc.);
- Plans and conducts or oversees studies or research activities to ensure program quality, determine unmet needs or ensure efficacy of existing programs;
- Provides guidance, recommendations, and advice to departmental managers;
- Serves on committees, task forces, and management teams to evaluate the effectiveness and efficiency of existing management/administrative systems;
- Writes, edits, and finalizes reports and presentations and presents findings and recommendations to department senior managers.
- Considerable knowledge of mission, goals, and objectives of the organizational unit, program, or activities to which incumbent is assigned;
- Considerable knowledge of the principles, practices, and techniques relating to the functional area of business operation (e.g. personnel, budgeting and financial management, contract administration and management);
- Knowledge of the principles, practices and techniques governing management, organization, operations and programmatic services;
- Ability to identify possible solutions for solving business problems;
- Ability to evaluate proposals and solutions in terms of benefits, costs, and overall impact on the project, program, or organization;
- Ability to make oral presentations to department management, other departments, or the public;
- Ability to write detailed, accurate reports, grants, or solicitations for pertinent areas of administration;
- Ability to use word processing and presentation software to prepare documents, and to use spreadsheet and statistical analysis software packages to store, manipulate, analyze and present data;
- Ability to supervise and train staff;
- Ability to lead assigned employees, including delegating and reviewing work assignments, providing coaching and guidance, monitoring and evaluating performance, and supporting training and development planning.
Any combination of education, experience, and training equivalent to the following: graduation from an accredited four-year college or university with a bachelor's degree in field related to the assigned functional area; and four years of professional work experience with in the functional area such as human resources, budgeting and financial management, contract administration and business management, business administration, public administration, mathematics, statistics or related field.
The ideal candidate possesses the following:
- Master's degree in the field of study such as public administration, planning, and/or business management.
- Professional planning experience in a public sector environment.
- Strong organizational skills, project management and data analysis experience.
- Clear and concise oral and written communication skills.
- Skilled in using technology for training, tracking, presentations and data analysis.
- Extensive experience using Microsoft Office - Project, Excel, Powerpoint, Word, and Outlook.
Position is primarily sedentary. However, employee may be required to do some walking, standing, bending and carrying of items under 15 pounds in weight. Work requires the ability to operate keyboard driven equipment and the ability to communicate clearly. Duties performed with or without reasonable accommodation.
NECESSARY SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS:
Is required to complete a criminal background check to the satisfaction of the employer.
Panel interview, may include written exercise.
It is the policy of Fairfax County Government to prohibit discrimination on the basis of race, sex, color, national origin, religion, age, veteran status, political affiliation, genetics, or disability in the recruitment, selection, and hiring of its workforce.
Reasonable accommodations are available to persons with disabilities during application and/or interview processes per the Americans with Disabilities Act. Contact 703-324-4900 for assistance. TTY 711. EEO/AA/TTY.