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14 Apr 2022

Full-Time Project Manager-Procurement & Contracts – 65K-$145K – PROJE002190

Sound Transit – Posted by Seattle, Washington, United States

Job Description

Salary range is $65k to $145k with a midpoint of $105k.  New hires typically receive between minimum and midpoint, however, we may go slightly higher based on experience, internal equity and market.


Under general direction of Technical Advisor – Procurement and Contracts, manage and coordinate the development, implementation, and execution of the agency’s contracted workforce program. This position will lead the development of a unified, streamlined contracted workforce program, and other assigned programs, in alignment with agency policy; support a decision-making structure that enables successful delivery of the agency’s project and service delivery objectives; responsible for incorporating industry best practices, establishing clear roles, responsibilities, and a decision-making hierarchy while ensuring appropriate stakeholder engagement and communication; and monitor the effectiveness of assigned programs which includes establishing a consistent and transparent reporting system, effective management of program risks, while incorporating continuous improvement into assigned programs.

Additionally, the project manager may be responsible for other Procurement and Contracts Divisions (PCD) programs or projects as assigned. Also will coordinate and work across the Agency and will need to exercise independent judgment, initiative, decision-making, and uphold Agency values.


The following duties are a representative summary of the primary duties and responsibilities. Incumbent(s) may not be required to perform all duties listed and may be required to perform additional, position-specific duties.

• Serves as the primary point of contact for assigned programs.

• Designs and executes the structure of the contracted workforce program to ensure complete and accurate tracking of the contracted workforce.

• Designs, implements, and manages training for assigned programs.

• Oversees the alignment of the contracted workforce policy other agency policies and contract requirements.

• Auditing compliance with contracted workforce policy to ensure proper and timely on-boarding, off-boarding.

• Serves as the primary reviewer on behalf of PCD for requests involving contracted workforce.

• Provides support to any programs affecting the contracted workforce, including enforcement of safety mandates and related coordination on messaging, questions, and tracking.

• Provides reports as requested on any programs or projects as assigned.

• Provides agency orientation and training as appropriate to promote and implement assigned programs and projects.

• Develops, implements and administers modifications to assigned programs to ensure continuous improvement.

• Liaises with project teams and staff throughout the agency to discuss upcoming needs and requirements for planned actions, issues and strategies.

• Ensures clear and consistent information sharing.

• Develops and maintains reports on program or project metrics.

• Responsible for developing and providing presentations to staff at all levels, including agency leadership.

• Coordinates and communicates with PCD leadership to ensure program(s) is developed in alignment with Agency policies and expectations.

• Administrative tasks are an everyday part of this position and could include writing and formatting letters, creating and populating spreadsheets, creating and maintaining files, developing and delivering comprehensive reports, communications, and project presentations, reviewing compliance with policies and procedures, scheduling meetings, preparing materials, which include making copies and collating, and coordinating with staff.

• Champions change management with a transparent, collaborative, proactive, and strategic approach to implementing change.

• Champions and models Sound Transit’s core values and demonstrates values-based behaviors in everyday interactions across the agency.

• Contributes to a culture of diversity, equity and inclusion in alignment with Sound Transit’s Equity & Inclusion Policy.

• It is the responsibility of all employees to follow the Agency safety rules, regulations, and procedures pertaining to their assigned duties and responsibilities, which could include systems, operations, and/or other employees.

• It is the responsibility of all employees to integrate sustainability into everyday business practices.

• Other duties as assigned.


Education and Experience:

Bachelor’s Degree and four years of experience working on projects/programs across disciplines, implementing cross-departmental systems, developing organizational strategies or procurement and contracting experience; OR an equivalent combination of education and experience.

Required Licenses or Certifications:


Preferred Licenses or Certifications:

• Project Management Professional Certification (PMP).

Required Knowledge and Skills in:

• Strong skills with implementing new data management and processing programs.

• Strong relationship-building and management, and ability to positively influence the work of others.

• Independent judgment, strategic thinking, and problem resolution.

• Strong written and verbal communication skills and active listening.

• Data gathering, analysis and visualization for decision making and transparency of decisions.

• Developing and overseeing a complex program that interfaces with multiple parts of the agency simultaneously.

• Ability to work effectively under pressure, meet deadlines, adjust to changing and competing priorities, and balance competing demands.

• Policy and procedure development and implementation, along with interpreting and administering policies and procedures sufficient to administer, discuss, resolve, and explain them to staff and other constituencies.

• Interpreting and applying applicable federal, state, and local laws, codes, and regulations.

• Knowledge of procurement and contract concepts desired.

Physical Demands / Work Environment:  

• Work is performed in a standard office environment most of the time.

• The Agency promotes a safe and healthy work environment and provides appropriate safety and equipment training for all personnel as required.

Sound Transit is an equal employment opportunity employer. No person is unlawfully excluded from employment action based on race, color, religion, national origin, sex (including gender identity, sexual orientation and pregnancy), age, genetic information, disability, veteran status or other protected class.

Equal Opportunity Employer/Protected Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities

The contractor will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with the contractor’s legal duty to furnish information. 41 CFR 60-1.35(c)

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Job Categories: Equal Opportunities. Job Types: Full-Time. Job Tags: contracting, contracts, executive, organizational strategies, Procurement, program management, project manager, and  project management. Salaries: 80,000 - 100,000.

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