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Business Analyst Manager/IT Project Manager 2, Office of Project Management, PN 20064553

Company: State of Ohio Jobs

Location: Columbus, Ohio, United States

Posted on: July 02

Primary Location: United States of America-OHIO-Franklin County-Columbus
Work Locations: Ohio Dept of Transportation 1980 West Broad Street 4th Floor Columbus 43223
Organization: Transportation - Central Office
Classified Indicator: Classified
Bargaining Unit / Exempt: Exempt
Schedule: Full-time
Work Hours: 07:30 AM To 04:30 PM
Compensation: 42.03-60.09
Unposting Date: Jul 10, 2022, 10:59:00 PM
Job Function: Transportation

Agency Contact Name: Kat Walton
Agency Contact Information: [email protected]

Business Analyst Manager/IT Project Manager 2, Office of Project Management, PN 20064553

Job Duties

Based on job duties, this position is designated as telework eligible on a hybrid basis (i.e., working at least 2 days per week in the office); the selected applicant must complete the initial training period prior to being eligible to telework. All requests to telework are reviewed and must be approved by ODOTs Chief Human Resources Officer.

Who We Are:

The Ohio Department of Transportation (ODOT) oversees building and maintaining the nation’s 5th largest interstate system and the 2nd largest number of bridges. We take pride in providing safe and efficient roadways for the people of Ohio and to the people traveling within our great state. And in order to achieve that, we do A LOT! From Planning, Engineering, Construction to Law, HR, Communications, IT and everything in between, ODOT has a career for just about everyone. ODOTers are hardworking, passionate, and dedicated to public service. We strive to achieve our agency’s vision every day: To be a long term, reliable, professional, and highly productive organization.

ODOT's Mission Statement:

To provide easy movement of people and goods from place to place. We will:

  • Take care of what we have
  • Make our system work better
  • Improve safety
  • Enhance capacity

What You Will Do:

  • Strategic planning with mature Project Management Office methodology
  • Supervise, coach, and mentor business analyst team

Who we are looking for:

  • An individual who processes leadership skills
  • Forward thinking progressive approach to all aspects of Project Management
  • An individual that works well with others and embraces team concepts
  • Ability to work with internal and external customers from a variety of backgrounds

Benefits to you:

  • Extensive benefits including medical, vision, dental and basic life insurance
  • 11 paid holidays per year
  • Paid time off with vacation, sick and personal leave accruals
  • At least a 14% employer contribution in to your OPERS pension plan
  • Pay increases pursuant to the Ohio Revised Code
  • Employee Tuition reimbursement programs
  • Work/Life Balance
  • The opportunity to work on an important mission

Official Position Description:

Manages assigned project(s) with or without sub-projects, that covers all phases of project management, with activities & responsibilities involving organizations\entities external to ODOT & whose primary stakeholders are executives &\or local (e.g., county, city) political organizations\individuals; works directly with agency executives & organizations responsible for service\product delivery; focuses on coordination of projects with other services\projects; assists in writing, implementing, & monitoring policy & ensure compliance & market benefits to organizations/executive management. Defines project requirements, quality standards & timelines; determines & evaluates risks that may affect project; defines specific activities to be performed to produce project deliverables; evaluates deliverables & ensures project is ready to move on to its next phase; addresses any problems found in testing/piloting; ensures scheduled time frames are met. Supervises assigned personnel (e.g., provides developmental opportunities, coaches staff to foster development & job satisfaction, assigns work, evaluates performance, recommends discipline, if necessary, provides feedback).

Defines & communicates progress reports & provides input for technical & system documentation. Prepares & presents training courses, conferences &/or project status reports. Implements & coordinates project phases; coordinates multitude of tasks or subprojects with stake holders inside & outside projects; Interviews stakeholders to determine needs & expectations & maintains regular contact with stakeholders to market product or service & obtain feedback which involves independent direct involvement with local stakeholders as necessary; manages & negotiates change (e.g., cost, assignments, objectives) within assigned project(s); determines need for division of given project into subprojects, distribution of work for subprojects (e.g., outside source), & oversees activities conducted within each subproject. Manages change control processes to ensure all policies & procedures are followed. Attends meetings, conferences &/or workshops on related topics; performs other work-related duties as assigned.

Position designated Career Professional per Section 5501.20

Successful completion of 2 yrs. post-secondary education majoring in business administration, public administration, computer science/information technology, social science, or health, with major being commensurate with project to be assigned; 12 mos. exp. in budgeting & calculating cost projections of program/projects; 12 mos. exp. in project management (i.e., management & development of project/program requirements, design, development, testing/pilot, training & full scale implementation).
  • Or 4 yrs. exp. in project management (i.e., management & development of project/program requirements, design, development, testing/pilot, training & full scale implementation), with experience to be commensurate with project/program &/or position description on file (e.g., specific human service program area, management information sciences, fiscal); 12 mos. exp. in budgeting & calculating cost projections of program/projects.
  • Or 12 mos. exp. as Project Manager 1, 63381 or IT Project Manager 1, 63384.

  • Or equivalent of Minimum Class Qualifications for Employment noted above.

Knowledge of public policy management or public administration; public finance; public budgeting; project management; life cycle methodologies; time management; matrix management; public relations;interviewing; market trends; supervisory/management techniques*.Skill in operation of personal computer & applicable software (e.g., Gantt chart/project planning software, presentation software, spreadsheet applications)*. Ability to manage multiple demands or tasks on projects or programs; solve problems involving several variables in unique situations; review & evaluate project progress; develop & deliver presentations; communicate effectively on project information in a team setting.

(*)Developed after employment.


All bargaining unit and exempt new hires to ODOT must serve a one year probationary period.

If this position is filled internally, the wage rate will be determined in accordance with the Ohio Revised Code.

This position has been designated as a Career Professional position per the Ohio Revised Code 5501.20.

All exempt promotions are required to serve a 6 month probationary period.

This position is overtime exempt based on FLSA Standards.

All candidates applying for employment opportunities should be authorized to work in the United States. Sponsorship for an employment visa is not currently available for positions with the Ohio Department of Transportation.

Background Check Information

The final candidate selected for this position will be required to undergo a criminal background check. Criminal convictions do not necessarily preclude an applicant from consideration for a position. An individual assessment of an applicant’s prior criminal convictions will be made before excluding an applicant from consideration.