Alameda County General Services Agency is seeking a strong, innovative, and strategic leader to oversee the Design and Construction Division. Reporting to the Deputy Director of Capital Programs, the Capital Programs Manager oversees capital improvement projects of an impressive and growing portfolio. The Capital Programs Manager is responsible for the overall coordination and direction of a team of Senior Project Managers to ensure projects are delivered within scope, timeline, and budget. Key responsibilities include:
• Provide leadership and administrative policy direction to the Design and Construction Division; • Establish and monitor performance goals and key performance indicators for the division, and report progress to the Deputy Director of Capital Programs; • Ensure compliance with applicable federal, state, and local regulations, codes, and ordinances, including the California Environmental Quality Act, County Green Building ordinance, energy conservation goals, and hazardous materials measures; • Negotiate construction and professional service contracts and ensure compliance with County requirements; • Advise County agencies and departments on issues of architectural, construction management, and administrative significance; • Oversee the approval of design and construction documents; • Manage preparation and execution of program budgets and schedules and ensure program budgets and schedules are adhering to contract requirements; and • Participate in strategic planning for the Design and Construction Division and represent the GSA at a variety of meetings.
The ideal candidate will have strong political acumen and exemplify the following:
• Develop working relationships and partnerships; establish credibility and trust with staff and stakeholders; • Build a strong culture of service and accountability within the GSA and to the departments it serves; • Creative leader with a proven track record of successfully developing and executing complex capital programs; • Communicate clearly and concisely in an influential and persuasive manner; and • Collaborate with a diverse population and promote diversity and inclusion in a multicultural environment.
Education: Possession of a bachelor’s degree in architecture, or an engineering discipline closely related to the design and construction of capital projects, including but not limited to civil, structural, mechanical or electrical engineering, from a four or five-year accredited college or university degree program.
Experience: The equivalent of seven years of increasingly responsible full-time professional experience in the field of building design and/or construction management, including five years of supervisory or project management experience and staff management/team leadership experience on major high-cost building projects. Public agency experience is preferred.
License: Possession of a valid California State Motor Vehicle Operator’s License.
Desirable: Project Management Professional (PMP) certification, licensed architect or engineer, and public sector and unionized environment experience.
Job Posting Closes on July 31, 2020
Additional Salary Information: (The salary for this job classification is currently under review).
About Alameda County - General Services Agency
Alameda County General Services Agency (GSA) delivers a host of logistical support services to County agencies and
partners, from the maintenance of facilities and County fleet to energy and environmental management services, capital project management, procurement services, and clean commute and recycling programs. The GSA Community
strives not only to provide these services but to also facilitate collaborative and innovative approaches in its efforts.
While the GSA Community largely focuses on providing support services for Alameda County departments and other
public agencies, the work has a direct impact on the communities. GSA builds structures such as libraries and
youth centers that transform communities, provides opportunities for local businesses, and works towards
ensuring that County work practices minimize negative impacts to the environment. GSA employees take great pride
in their work and strive to provide the highest-quality service.