EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY Valley Metro RPTA Senior Management Analyst
Valley Metro is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer
SALARY $61,014.00 - $91,521.00 Annually
FLSA: Exempt position, not eligible for overtime compensation. OPENING DATE: 07/23/19 CLOSING DATE: 08/23/19 05:00 PM
The Senior Management Analyst is the second level in a two level Management Analyst series. Positions perform the most complex professional work in support of management services. Typical duties might include: managing financial models and projects; coordinating, preparing, and administering capital programs; preparing and forecasting budgets; conducting complex cost analyses; monitoring grants; preparing recommendations; and, representing regional interests. This position will be assigned primarily to the Transit Life Cycle Program.
The Senior Management Analyst shall contribute to team efforts and represents Agency core values in the performance of duties.
MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS & REQUIREMENTS:
Bachelor's Degree in Business Administration, Management, Finance or a related field, and five (5) years of professional level experience in budgeting, accounting and project management or an equivalent combination of education and experience sufficient to successfully perform the essential duties such as those listed above. Experience with Federal Transit Administration grant programs is desirable.
Valid Arizona Driver's License.
Employment is contingent upon the results of a background check.
EXAMPLES OF DUTIES / KNOWLEDGE & SKILLS:
The statements listed below describe the general nature and level of work only. They are not an exhaustive list of all required responsibilities, duties, and skills. Other duties may be added, or this description amended at any time.
Assists in the development of the annual Transit Life Cycle Program; manages financial models for the bus and rail programs, attends meetings with internal and external customers; coordinates regional financial planning efforts with other agencies; ensures integration of lifecycle needs within the annual budget documents and five year plans.
Manages assigned projects, which may include: preparing and reviewing scopes of work; monitoring and overseeing timelines; preparing status reports; identifying legal requirements; attending project-related meetings; conducting research; monitoring project budgets and/or grant funds; and, mapping business processes.
Prepares a variety of reports summarizing project, study, and/or program data; analyzes related data and makes recommendations based on findings. Prepares and submits required reports for grants, bonds or other revenue generating programs.
Performs project and policy analysis which includes: conducting research; identifying and raising pertinent issues; summarizing findings; presenting results; and reviewing, writing, and analyzing policies and procedures especially as related to the Transit Life Cycle Program and Federal Transit Administration grant programs.
Collects, compiles, analyzes, and presents data and/or findings; makes recommendations based on findings; prepares a variety of reports and/or correspondence related to projects, studies, and/or program data.
Responds to requests for information from the general public; answers questions; researches and resolves complaints.
Performs other duties of similar nature and level as assigned.
Knowledge and Skills:
Grant management principles and methods;
Project management principles and practices;
Research and statistical methods;
Public relations principles;
Report writing techniques;
Applicable federal, state, and local laws, rules, regulations, and statutes.
Using computers and related software applications;
MS Excel expert level user;
MS Access intermediate level user;
Assisting in the development, administration, and monitoring of project budgets;
Analyzing a variety of data and/or information and making recommendations based on findings;
Proposing, writing, and/or setting up contracts, agreements, and/or grants;
Establishing and monitoring timelines;
Monitoring compliance with applicable governmental regulations;
Managing and tracking projects;
Interpreting and applying program/project requirements;
Collecting, compiling, analyzing, organizing, and presenting data;
Communicating in order to interact with coworkers, supervisor, and the general public at a level sufficient to exchange or convey information and to receive work direction.
PHYSICAL DEMANDS / WORK ENVIRONMENT:
Positions in this class typically require: reaching, fingering, grasping, talking, hearing, seeing and repetitive motions.
Sedentary Work: Exerting up to 10 pounds of force occasionally and/or a negligible amount of force frequently or constantly to lift, carry, push, pull or otherwise move objects, including the human body. Sedentary work involves sitting most of the time. Jobs are sedentary if walking and standing are required only occasionally and all other sedentary criteria are met.
Valley Metro Regional Public Transportation Authority RPTA) provides both Bus and Light Rail transportation services for the Phoenix metropolitan area.
Highlights of Valley Metro services include:
*First ever light rail system in Phoenix, Arizona. Began service in 2008.
*Local, Express and RAPID commuter bus service
*Online carpool matching system
*Assistance to local businesses to help them meet the Maricopa County trip reduction goals through alternative modes of transportation (bus, carpool, vanpool, bike, telework, etc.)