Project Manager | Value Engineer

New York City OFFICE OF MANAGEMENT & BUDGET - Manhattan, NY3.2

Full-time$79,000 - $98,000 a year
EducationSkills
TASK FORCE: Technical Services

UNIT: Value Management

JOB TITLE: One (1) Value Engineering Project Manager

CONTROL CODE: TVA-20-03

SUMMARY:
The Mayor’s Office of Management and Budget (OMB) is the City government's chief financial agency. OMB's staff of analysts and experts assembles and oversees the Mayor’s expense and capital budgets, which fund the services and activities of approximately 70 City agencies.

OMB’s Technical Services Task Force has primary oversight responsibility for administering the City of New York Value Management (VM) Program. This Task Force works with all agencies, with an emphasis on the large infrastructure agencies such as the Department of Transportation (DOT), the Department of Environmental Protection (DEP), the Department of Parks and Recreation (DPR), Health+ Hospitals (H+H) and the Department of Design and Construction (DDC).

This Task Force is also responsible for managing the Charter-mandated City of New York Asset Management (AM) Program, and for reporting on the condition of major City assets for all agencies annually. This involves directing the performance of approximately 1,100 asset condition surveys by architects and engineers each year, and the integration of this data into the Asset Information Management System (AIMS), resulting in two annual citywide publications.

Within the Technical Services Task Force, the Value Engineering Unit analyzes high cost and complex projects in the City’s multi-billion dollar capital program. Using the Value Engineering / Value Analysis methodologies and consultant expertise, this Task Force reviews both capital projects and existing operational processes and procedures in order to optimize agency efficiency and to ensure projects meet their intended purposes cost-effectively.

JOB DESCRIPTION:
  • Request and review client agencies’ design submission packages for completeness on projects selected for value management reviews.
  • Conduct value engineering reviews of capital projects to ensure that the appropriate design and construction options are proposed.
  • Conduct value analysis reviews of operational processes and procedures to redesign key functions to effect more efficient operations.
  • Provide technical support to OMB and other City agencies
  • Interact successfully with various levels of personnel of OMB, outside agencies, project architects and engineers and outside consultants.
  • Prepare project descriptions and Summary of Results reports.
  • Review and negotiate consultants’ proposals for task order contracts, recommend selection of proposed
study team members, monitor and evaluate consultants’ performance.
  • Work within the team structure of the unit in a cooperative effort to ensure stated goals and objectives are met.
Minimum Qual Requirements

1. A baccalaureate degree from an accredited college.

Preferred Skills

QUALIFICATIONS:
The successful candidate must be able to maintain confidentiality and have excellent quantitative, analytical, and interpersonal skills. He or she must also be able to communicate effectively in both written and oral formats. He or she must also have demonstrated attention to detail, ability to handle multiple tasks and meet deadlines, strong organizational, project management skills. The ideal candidate must have an understanding of design and construction. Municipal technical experience is a strong plus.

Additional Information

REQUIREMENTS:
Supervising Analyst ($79,428+): Bachelor's degree in Architecture or Engineering and a minimum of six years of full-time experience in field related to the specific assignment; or a Master’s degree in Engineering, Architecture or a subject related to the specific assignment and a minimum of two years of relevant full-time experience.

Unit Head ($98,388): Bachelor's degree in Architecture or Engineering and a minimum of ten years of full-time experience in field related to the specific assignment; or a Master’s degree in Engineering, Architecture or a subject related to the specific assignment and a minimum of two years of relevant full-time experience. All applicants must have at least one year of supervisory experience.

To Apply

For City employees, please go to Employee Self Service (ESS), click on Recruiting Activities > Careers, and search for the Job ID # indicated above.

For all other applicants, please go to www.nyc.gov/careers and search for the Job ID # indicated above.

The Mayor’s Office of Management and Budget and the City of New York are Equal Opportunity Employers.

You must be a City resident within 90 days of the date of appointment and you must be legally eligible to work in the United States.

SUBMISSION OF A RESUME IS NOT A GUARANTEE THAT YOU WILL RECEIVE AN INTERVIEW; ONLY THOSE CANDIDATES UNDER CONSIDERATION WILL BE CONTACTED.

Work Location

255 Greenwich Street

Residency Requirement

New York City residency is generally required within 90 days of appointment. However, City Employees in certain titles who have worked for the City for 2 continuous years may also be eligible to reside in Nassau, Suffolk, Putnam, Westchester, Rockland, or Orange County. To determine if the residency requirement applies to you, please discuss with the agency representative at the time of interview.