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Review Vacancy

Date Posted 03/01/19

Applications Due04/01/19

Vacancy ID64750

AgencyEmpire State Development, NYS

TitleSr. Project Manager, WNY

Occupational CategoryOther Professional Careers

Salary GradeNS

Bargaining UnitNone listed

Salary RangeFrom $70706 to $70706 Annually

Employment Type Full-Time

Appointment Type Permanent

Jurisdictional Class Non-competitive Class

Travel Percentage 0%

Workweek Mon-Fri

Hours Per Week 37.50


From 9 AM

To 5:30 PM

Flextime allowed? No

Mandatory overtime? No

Compressed workweek allowed? No

Telecommuting allowed? No

County Erie

Street Address 95 Perry Street

City Buffalo


Zip Code14203

Minimum Qualifications EDUCATION & REQUIREMENTS:
Education Level required: Master’s Degree in Urban Planning, MBA-Business Administration (with a development focus) preferred Public Administration, or related field.
Relevant experience required: Five (5) years’ experience in business, institutional, consulting, and/or government agency work in planning, redevelopment, economic development, or related field. Strong interpersonal, communication and organizational skills, with exceptional customer service skills. Excellent writing, oral communication, and analytical skills required. Ability to multi-task and work independently.
Knowledge required: Strong knowledge of WNY development context; familiarity with SEQRA process; Planning/cost assessments; Project development and government relations; public policy, data/financial analyses.

Duties Description Basic Function: Lead and support development and administration of projects that advance the WNY regional economic development strategy.

Work Performed:
?Lead/support development of projects with local businesses, not-for-profit organizations, and municipalities. Develop appropriate project scopes and prospective state incentives in conjunction with deputy and regional directors and staff.
?Prepare administrative documents including origination documents, board and review materials, procurement paperwork, presentation materials, and reports as needed.
?Establish and maintain contact with community stakeholders and local businesses as well as regional municipalities, IDAs, and economic development partners.
?Develop funding offers and present funding requests to ESD’s Project Review Committee.
?In conjunction with an ESD Project Manager, monitor projects until and after completion. Work with colleagues on prospective press and event opportunities.
?Represent ESD or make presentations to outside constituents, including business groups and economic development partners to promote ESD grant programs.
?Other projects/initiatives as assigned by the Regional Director.

Additional Comments
Comprehensive Benefit Package.

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Name Shawn Bryant



Email Address


Street 633 Third Avenue

City New York

State NY

Zip Code 10017


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