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General Manager - Operations Standards Division

Job ID: 34024
Department: Management & Budget
Location: 4 World Trade Center


Specific responsibilities include, but not limited to:

Reporting to the Director, Management and Budget Division (MBD), the General Manager will be responsible for managing the delivery of a wide range of Industrial Engineering consulting projects. Specific responsibilities include the following.

  • Develop an annual plan for the Division composed of potential high priority and high impact Industrial Engineering projects through discussions with the Director of MBD and other senior executive staff.
  • Manage the timely delivery of multiple high priority Industrial Engineering projects based on priorities established in the annual plan.
  • Provide appropriate support to MBD by participating in various key functions and services provided by the department.
  • Identify and discuss with the Director of MBD and other senior executive staff potential areas to improve effectiveness and efficiency.
  • Oversee management consultants from external organizations who may be retained on an as-needed basis to conduct certain Industrial Engineering projects.
  • Facilitate the recruitment and development of high quality Industrial Engineers for the Division.
  • Keep abreast of the latest trends in Industrial Engineering and internal management consulting.


Candidates must present the following qualifications to be considered eligible for this position:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Industrial Engineering, or Operations Research or Engineering Management from an accredited college or university.   
  • At least six years of demonstrated experience in managing an Industrial Engineering management consulting function in a comparable organization.


Ideal candidates will present the following profile:

  • Master’s degree in Industrial Engineering, or Operations Research or Engineering Management from an accredited college or university

  • Proven leadership skills and the ability to motivate highly qualified professional staff

  • Demonstrated ability to work in a fast-paced environment

  • Strong interpersonal, written and verbal communications skills with experience interacting with all levels of internal staff and peers from external organizations.


Compensation & Benefits

The Port Authority of New York and New Jersey offers a competitive salary, an outstanding benefits package and a professional environment that supports development and recognizes achievement.

How To Apply

Interested candidates should apply to this job by clicking on the Apply Now button and submitting a combined cover letter and resume.

Only applicants under consideration will be contacted.

About The Port Authority

Founded in 1921, the Port Authority of New York and New Jersey builds, operates, and maintains many of the most important transportation and trade infrastructure assets in the country. The agency's network of aviation, ground, rail, and seaport facilities is among the busiest in the country, supports more than 550,000 regional jobs, and generates more than $23 billion in annual wages and $80 billion in annual economic activity. The Port Authority also owns and manages the 16-acre World Trade Center site, where the 1,776-foot-tall One World Trade Center is now the tallest skyscraper in the Western Hemisphere.


The Port Authority of New York & New Jersey/Port Authority Trans-Hudson (PATH) is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

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