Principal Business Project Manager

General summary

Project manager accountable for managing projects which are highly complex in nature and that have a statewide enterprise impact. Due to the nature of these projects, this level of work is likely to be found in the State’s central office or the largest and most complex agencies. The projects managed at this level are the largest in terms of size, scope, complexity, and impact on the State. Projects are typically multi-year and multi-faceted. Responsible for project planning; overseeing activities of the project team; identifying appropriate resources needed; and developing project plans, timelines, and accountabilities. Must be familiar with project scope and objectives as well as role of each team member and/or sub project managers. Accountable for developing project deliverables and measuring project outcomes. Frequent interaction with business owners, managers, and other stakeholders.

Knowledge, skills & abilities

In addition to those identified in the previous levels: Skill in managing highly complex project activities from inception to implementation. Ability to manage staff resources.

Typical qualifications

Bachelor’s degree and 7 or more years of relevant experience. (Substitutions may be allowed.)

Pay grade