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Recruitment #20-005477-0001


The Employee Benefits Division of the Department of Budget and Management, a State agency, has a position available for a Program Manager II within the Support Services Group.

Program Manager II is a managerial level of work in the Management Service of the State Personnel Management System. Employees in this classification are responsible for directing programs unique to the agency’s mission and operations. 

This is a Management Service position, and serves at the pleasure of the Appointing Authority.




301 W. Preston Street, Room 510

Baltimore, MD. 21201

Main Purpose of Job

A Program Manager II has supervisory and/or managerial responsibility for the work of other employees in the Support Services Group of the Employee Benefits Division. The person in this position will be responsible for assigned projects within EBD and the management of all resources to accomplish any associated tasks.


Directs and coordinates all activities within the Support Services Group to align with overall goals of the Employee Benefits Division.

Oversees and manages the personnel resources within the Support Group.

Determines organizational structure and staffing needs of the Group.

Plans, coordinates, supervises, and evaluates the work of all subordinates.

Develops and monitors short and long range plans for operations and resources. Oversees development and training of all assigned staff.

Represents the Group in dealings with other EBD managers.

Creates, monitors, updates, and reports on all projects assigned to the Group within appropriate timelines using Project Management software tools.


Education:   A Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university in Business or Technology related programs.

Experience:   Four years of professional management experience overseeing personnel and projects. 

Note:   Candidates may substitute professional experience in management, information technology or project management on a year-for-year basis, for up to four years of the required education.


Experience writing policies and procedures for programs.

Experience overseeing the implantation of administrative policies and procedures for programs.

Experience overseeing the implementation of procurement efforts and vendor-related functions.

Experience as a project manager determining organizational structure and staffing needs of programs.

CAPM or PMP with current certification.

Strong Microsoft Office skills with emphasis on Excel, Access, and Project.

Document imaging background a plus.

Experience with HRIS Systems, specifically Workday, is strongly desired as well as a working knowledge of employee benefits.

Ability to work in a fast paced environment while interacting with various Employee Benefit Group functional work areas.

Report data mining using various software tools.

Skilled in representing the department in a liaison capacity with managers and officials of other agencies concerning program activities.


Please make sure that you provide sufficient information on your application to show that you meet the qualifications for this recruitment. All information concerning your qualifications must be submitted by the closing date. We will not consider information submitted after this date. Successful candidates will be placed on the eligible (employment) list for at least one year.


The evaluation may consist of a rating of your education, training, and experience related to the requirements of the position. It is important that you provide complete and accurate information on your application. Please report all experience and education that is related to this position.



Online applications are highly recommended. However, if you are unable to apply online, the paper application and supplemental questionnaire may be submitted to: Department of Budget and Management, Recruitment and Examination Division, 301 W. Preston St., Baltimore, MD 21201. Paper application materials must be received in our office by the closing date for the recruitment. No postmarks will be accepted.

For education obtained outside the U.S., a copy of the equivalent American education as determined by a foreign credential evaluation service must be provided prior to hire.

For questions regarding this recruitment, please call 410-767-2584.  MD TTY Relay Service 1-800-735-2258.

We thank our Veterans for their service to our country. People with disabilities and bilingual candidates are encouraged to apply. As an equal opportunity employer, Maryland is committed to recruitment, retaining and promoting employees who are reflective of the State's diversity.