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Project Manager

Job ID: 3995
Business Unit: MTA Construction & Development
Location: New York, NY, United States
Regular/Temporary: Regular
Department: Office of the President
Date Posted: Oct 6, 2023


This position is eligible for telework, which is currently one day per week. New hires are eligible to apply 30 days after their effective date of hire.


Project Manager


Construction & Development


President's Office


Deputy Chief of Staff


2 Broadway


9:00 AM to 5:30 AM or as required (7.5HR/DAY)




$94,510 to 124,044


Open Until Filled



The Project Manager in the President's Office is responsible for advancing strategic initiatives, playing a pivotal role in coordinating and executing projects that span across various departments and teams. This position requires a highly organized, self-motivated, and analytical professional who can collaborate effectively with diverse stakeholders across the agency to advance strategic priorities related to organizational effectiveness, change management, and the improvement of the delivery of the agency's $55 billion capital program. Proficient in data analysis, effective communication, and stakeholder management, the Project Manager will oversee the planning, monitoring, and reporting of agency goals as well as special projects.


Develop and maintain a clear project roadmap aligned with the organization's strategic initiatives and agency priorities.

Collaborate with stakeholders across departments to advance strategic initiatives and deliverables, ensuring all key contributors are aligned.

Oversee the day-to-day execution of initiatives, ensuring that they stay on schedule within scope.

Prepare presentations and briefings for senior leadership, ensuring that critical project information is presented clearly and concisely.

Analyze qualitative and quantitative data, developing actionable and tangible conclusions.

Address project issues promptly, make data-driven decisions, and adapt project plans as necessary to overcome challenges.

Ensure project deliverables meet high-quality standards and align with the organization's strategic objectives.

Utilize analytical skills to assess project performance, identify areas for improvement, and implement changes as needed to optimize project outcomes.

Take initiative to drive project progress, meet deadlines, and keep team members engaged and motivated.

Build and maintain strong relationships with stakeholders.

Education and Experience


Bachelor's degree in Engineering, Architecture, Construction or Project Management, Business Administration, Transportation, or a related field.


Must have a minimum of five (5) years of related experience. 


An equivalent combination of education and experience may be considered.


A licensed Professional Engineer (PE) or Registered Architect (RA) is desirable.


PMP and CCM Certifications are preferred.


Excellent communication and interpersonal skills.


Must have focus and ability to deliver on results, organizational effectiveness, and continuous improvement.


Must possess excellent team-building, listening, problem-solving, and prioritization skills.


Proficient computer skills (i.e., Windows environment, Microsoft Office, PeopleSoft, Oracle, etc.) and strong business administrative skills (i.e., presentations, report and letter writing, time management, etc.).


Other Information

Pursuant to the New York State Public Officers Law & the MTA Code of Ethics, all employees who hold a policymaking position must file an Annual Statement of Financial Disclosure (FDS) with the NYS Commission on Ethics and Lobbying in Government (the "Commission").

Selection Criteria

Based on evaluation of education, skills, experience, and interview.


How to Apply

MTA employees must apply via My MTA Portal. You can submit an online application by logging into My MTA Portal, clicking the My Job Search ribbon, and selecting the "Careers" link. Logging in through My MTA Portal will link your BSC ID number to your job application to identify you as an internal applicant.


Equal Employment Opportunity

MTA and its subsidiary and affiliated agencies are Equal Opportunity Employers, including with respect to veteran status and individuals with disabilities.


The MTA encourages qualified applicants from diverse backgrounds, experiences, and abilities, including military service members, to apply.

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