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PROJECT MANAGER II (Finance Department)

City of Oakland
Oakland, California 94612
  • Job Type
  • Job Status
    Full Time


(Finance Department)

City of Oakland

Application Deadline: Friday, June 15, 2018 at 11:59 pm

Salary: $135,143-$165,936 Annually

Do you enjoy complex projects and working with other professionals to find creative and innovative ways to solve problems? Are you self-motivated and enjoy detailed work managing deliverables and coordinating with multiple stakeholders to ensure timely delivery of projects? The City of Oakland is looking for highly skilled and talented individuals with experience working with financial systems to join our team!

The City of Oakland is currently recruiting to fill a Project Manager II vacancy in our Finance Department.

Example of Duties:

  • Plan, organize, manage, participate in and direct the work of a project, including the development, successful implementation and quality control aspects of each project
  • Prepare long-range plans in coordination with city departments, other divisions and other public agencies; develop policies and procedures for establishing costs, schedule controls and coordinating activities
  • Negotiate and administer contracts with project participants and service providers; resolve conflicts in a timely manner satisfying the client's needs, the designer's concepts and in keeping with the budgetary constraints and established schedule
  • Analyze proposed and current project management regulations and develop recommendations for implementation compliance
  • Prepare or review staff reports and resolutions for the City Administrator, City Council or commissions
  • Work closely with the City Council, public and private groups, professional groups and citizens to explain or coordinate plans for proposed projects and solicit their support
  • Direct the preparation and administration of project budgets; prepare cost forecasts, variances and critical paths including project closeout procedures
  • Maintain master schedule and inform management of potential conflicts
  • Manage, assign, supervise and evaluate assigned staff; provide training and staff development
  • Under general direction, the Project Manager II will use a full range of professional and supervisory level skills to organize, manage and direct the work of a medium-sized City project requiring input from at least one department or the community; consult with the user department's executive management staff; prepare short and long-range plans; train and supervise assigned staff; and perform related duties as assigned


Qualified candidates will have a Bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university in public or business administration or other relevant degree for particular project assignment; 3 years of progressively responsible experience in area(s) related to the particular project assignment; and knowledge of principles and practices of project management, administrative organization principles, principles and practices of management and staff supervision, contract negotiation and administration, conflict resolution techniques, budget development and monitoring, computer systems and applications, and techniques for persuasive presentation of ideas/concepts in both oral and written formats. A Master's degree and supervisory experience are desirable.

Submit an online application and current resume prior to the closing time of the job announcement. Allow sufficient time to submit your application and upload documents if you are a new user on the NeoGov system. APPLICATIONS ARE ACCEPTED ONLINE ONLY. You may apply and view current openings by visiting our employment opportunities webpage at: http://agency.governmentjobs.com/oaklandca/default.cfm. The City of Oakland is an EEO/ADA Employer.



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Salary: $135,143-$165,936 Annually


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