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 Special Projects Manager - Iowa City, Iowa, United States

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Posted by: Johnson County 
Hiring entity type: Other 
Work authorization: Existing work authorization required for United States
Position type: Direct Hire, Full-Time 
Compensation: ******
Benefits: See below
Relocation: Not specified 
Position functions: Other
Travel: Unspecified 
Accept candidates: from anywhere 
Languages: English - Fluent
Minimum education: See below 
Minimum years experience: See below 
Resumes accepted in: English
Cover letter: No cover letter requested
Job code: lTQGFWxYtg4cwDPVRtuZgHLbtLvDf2 / Latpro-3767745 
Date posted: Jan-04-2021
State, Zip: Iowa, 52240


Johnson County seeks a Special Projects Manager to perform project management responsibilities and coordinate assigned special initiatives and vertical infrastructure capital projects. This position will manage public bidding process and contract development and administration. In addition, the Special Projects Manager will research, propose, plan and implement a broad variety of complex projects, programs, and initiatives while incorporating quality improvement, customer service, and sustainability principles.

The successful candidate will demonstrate effective decision-making, strong communication skills and embrace innovative solutions as a goal driven team player.
Bachelor’s degree in public administration, business administration, planning, organizational management or closely related field AND five (5) years of progressively responsible experience implementing and managing multiple projects which involve working with various stakeholders. Public sector experience preferred.

Special requirements: Valid driver’s license and insurable under County liability coverage. May also require use of private vehicle for official business. Must obtain Project Management Institute (PMI), Project Management Professional (PMP) and Lean Six Sigma certifications, or equivalent, within two years of employment.

Compensation: $67,605.76-$81,126.91 annually and excellent benefits. To apply and learn more about this position please visit our website, Applications accepted through January 24, 2021.

Cover letter and resume must be attached to online application.

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