Business Project Manager

Pueblo County Pueblo , CO 81001

Posted 2 months ago

Description Benefits Supplemental Questions

Provides professional policy and project work for the Board of County Commissioners. Work involves complex tasks of independently developing, planning, organizing and executing project management activities and is performed with little or no supervision.

Examples of Duties:Essential Job Functions

  • Coordinates, manages and conducts a wide variety of special projects for the Board of County Commissioners.

  • Researches and analyzes policies, operations, internal and external issues, systems and procedures affecting overall operation of the County for the Board of County Commissioners.

  • Revises, codifies and maintains County policies and works with Board of County Commissioners, Elected Officials and Department Directors in drafting and revising policies.

  • Writes and edits intergovernmental agreements.

  • Researches and prepares reports including conclusions, alternative solutions and recommendations for resolution of a variety of administrative and operational problems.

  • Develops, creates and executes project work plans and revises as appropriate to meet changing needs and requirements.

  • Manages day-to day operational aspects of a project and scope.

  • Participates in inter-project planning meetings as required; ensures the timely resolution of project and resource related issues through escalation of issues to the appropriate staff and through project coordination meetings held on a regular basis.

  • Provides critical path management for assigned projects; works with necessary staff to shift resources to critical path activities when required; manages project interrelationships to avoid resource conflicts, coordinates critical path deliverables and ensures timely delivery of multiple interrelated projects.

  • Provides regular project status using specific metrics based on input from the project team.

  • Represents the Board of County Commissioners at meetings and task forces and on various community boards.

  • Serves as a liaison between Board of County Commissioners, Elected Officials and Department Directors.

  • Performs other duties as appropriate or necessary for performance of the job.

General Requirements

  • Fills in for other staff as necessary and/or required.

  • Attends meetings, classes, and trainings as required or requested by supervisor.

  • Encouraged to recommend changes to improve procedures that would result in efficiencies, cost savings and safety.

  • Communicates actively, clearly and regularly with supervisor and co-workers on all work-related topics.

  • Understands, observes and complies with all Governmental, Pueblo County and Departmental policies, procedures and protocols when performing job duties.

  • Possesses excellent oral and written skills to communicate effectively.

  • Establishes and maintains effective working relationships with Pueblo County employees from same or different departments/offices, entities and customers.

  • Effectively manages multiple projects at once.

  • Effectively deals with stressful situations.

  • Easily adapts to sudden and unexpected changes in work assignments.

Typical Qualifications:
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

Full Proficiency:

  • Knowledge of project management principles, practices, techniques and tools.

  • Ability to understand Federal and State legislation, internal operational policy, Board of County Commissioner policy, codes, ordinances and local laws and regulations as they relate to the County.

  • Coordinate multiple projects and resources across several business groups.

  • Ability to solve practical problems and deal with a variety of variables in situations where only limited standardization exists.

  • Ability to effectively communication with the public and collaborate and partner with jurisdictions and agencies.

  • Prioritize multiple projects, meeting required deadlines and handling more than one project simultaneously.

  • Ability to operate standard office equipment, including computers, computer software, calculators, printers, copiers, scanners and facsimile machines.

  • Routine software and business applications including, but not limited to, word processing, spreadsheets and presentation software.

  • Modern office practices and procedures.

  • Computer skills including proficiency with Microsoft Office Software to include, Excel, Word, Outlook and PowerPoint.

  • Represent the department and Pueblo County in various related functions within and outside the County.

Expert Proficiency:

  • Ability to work with other employees, agencies and the public.

  • Perform duties independently without close supervision.


Bachelor's degree from an accredited four-year college or University in Business Administration, Public Administration or closely related field required.


Minimum of five years of experience in project management, project communication and an in-depth knowledge of project management processes required.

Licenses and/or Certificates:

Valid driver's license at the time of application and a valid Colorado driver's license at time of hire.

Special Requirements:

Must successfully pass background check.

Supplemental Information:Physical Demands/Work Environment

Occasionally (Less than 25% of the time)

Climbing-Ascends or descends using feet and legs and/or hands and arms.

Stooping-Bends body downward and forward. Requires use of lower extremities and back muscles.

Reaching-Extends hand(s) and arms(s) in any directions.

Handling-Seizes, holds, grasps, turns or otherwise works with hand(s).

Vehicles-Drives automobile and/or truck.

Frequently (25% to 50% of the time)

Schedule-Works shift work, weekends, holidays and subject to on call duty.

Regularly (50% to 100 % of the time)

Strength-Lifts, carries, push, pulls or otherwise moves objects up to 25 pounds.

Strength-Sits with brief periods of walking and/or standing.

Strength-Walks and/or stands with brief periods of sitting.

Fingering-Picks, pinches, types, or otherwise works primarily with fingers rather than the whole hand or arm as in handling.

Equipment Utilized-Office equipment such as computer, phone, fax, copiers, scanners, adding machine, etc.

Not applicable

Strength-Lifts, carries, push, pulls or otherwise moves objects from 25 to 50 pounds.

Strength -Lifts, carries, push, pulls or otherwise moves objects from 50 to 75 pounds.

Additional Information:

Work is subject to recurring deadlines and frequent interruptions; will involve evening meetings.




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