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Senior Project Manager

Job ID: 39136
Department: Security Operations & Programs
Location: Port Authority Technical Cntr


Under the supervision and direction of the Senior Program Manager, the Senior Project Manager will provide day-to-day management of multiple assigned projects, including scope, schedule, and cost management from conceptual design through contract preparation and construction completion. The candidate will manage assigned workload, which shall include scoping of new projects, establishing project baselines, securing necessary authorizations, ensuring that projects are designed and implemented on time and within budget, and completing project status reporting. The candidate will manage radio broadcast system projects, physical security projects, electronics security projects, and security reviews of Line Department managed and Tenant Construction projects.


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

  • Bachelor’s degree in Engineering or Architecture or related field
  • Minimum of 5 years of progressively more responsible experience in project and program management


Ideal candidates will present the following profile:

  • Demonstrated knowledge and experience with deployment of advanced radio broadcast systems including radio dispatch and recordings and electronics systems.
  • Thorough knowledge of the principles, methods, and tools for developing, scheduling, coordinating, and managing projects and resources
  • Demonstrated ability to manage and supervise others to effectuate program workload
  • Demonstrated customer service, decision-making, problem solving, and interpersonal skills
  • Proven ability to manage many projects simultaneously and effectively utilize limited available resources
  • Demonstrated ability to manage challenging and complex projects
  • Thorough knowledge of the PA Project Authorization and Contract Authorization processes
  • Excellent oral, communication, and presentation skills
  • Professional Engineer (PE) license, Registered Architect (RA) license, or Project Management Professional (PMP) certification


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. The Port Authority of NY & NJ welcomes veteran and military spouse applications.

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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