PROJECT MANAGER

Recruitment #20-A2-0143

Job Description

The Loudoun County Office of the County Administrator is currently seeking a talented, highly-motivated individual to join our team in a dynamic department supporting the Office of the County Administrator as a project manager focusing on human services initiatives.

This position will report to the County Administrator’s Chief of Staff and work directly with elected officials, senior staff and human services departments/agencies to manage the coordination and implementation of strategies in the Loudoun County Human Services Strategic Plan (HSSP) and other critical operational and strategic projects. The position will serve as an intermediary role between County Administration senior staff and department management on issues and projects of organizational importance. Serving as the staff liaison to the HSSP Advisory Committee (Committee), the position will coordinate and support Committee and subcommittee meetings, track the implementation of HSSP strategies and performance measures and develop internal and external communications for the Committee. Additionally, the position will assist in with research, development, implementation, review and tracking of the Board of Supervisors’ (Board) Strategic Initiatives and development and review of agenda items for Board and Board Committee meetings. The position will support the Office of the County Administrator with regular business activities such as researching and responding to Board inquiries and other duties as assigned by the Chief of Staff. Loudoun County is one of the fastest growing counties in the nation, providing a fast-paced, challenging and rewarding workplace with opportunities for professional growth. A successful candidate for this position must possess excellent interpersonal skills, have strong attention to detail and exhibit a willingness to work in a team environment

Job Requirements

Requires any combination of education and experience equivalent to a master’s degree in Public Administration, Public Policy, Planning, Social Work or a related field; four (4) years of related work experience in local government or nonprofit management level; leadership and strategic planning; expertise in coalition building, project plans/timelines, data collection and analysis. A qualified candidate is expected to be professional, courteous, and able to maintain effective inter-and intra-office relationships. Additionally, a qualified candidate should possess the ability to research, data collection and analysis, prepare written and oral reports, keep detailed records, schedule work efficiently, maintain effective working relationships with County officials, employees, community partners and the general public. It is essential that a qualified candidate be self-directed and possess the ability to work independently with minimal direction. Regular attendance (approximately 1-2 times per month) at evening meetings is required.

Post Conditional Offer Contingencies

Employment is contingent upon successful completion of background checks to include criminal and credit.