Senior Project Manager

General summary

This is a senior-level project manager accountable for managing the most complex projects at an agency level or statewide enterprise level. Typically, has a project portfolio in the range of $5 to $15 million. Responsible for project planning, overseeing activities of the project team, and identifying appropriate resources needed. Develops project plans, timelines, and accountabilities. Must be familiar with project scope and objectives as well as role of each team member. Accountable for developing project deliverables and measuring project outcomes. Frequent interaction with both business owners and managers in other IT functions. Often manages lower-level project managers. May assist Chief Information Officer (CIO) or other directors or managers with strategic planning and direction.  

Knowledge, skills & abilities

In addition to those identified in the previous levels: Skill in project management. Skill in mentoring, coaching, and developing skills of team members or other professional staff.  

Typical qualifications

Bachelor’s degree and 10 or more years of relevant IT experience. (Substitutions may be allowed.)

Pay grade