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Strategic Planning Manager

Port of Corpus Christi Authority
Corpus Christi, TX 78401
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Port of Corpus Christi Authority

Salary: $73,779.00 - $121,767.00 Annually
Job Type: Full-time
Job Number: 2021-00111
Closing: 11/29/2021 11:59 PM Central
Location: Corpus Christi, TX
Department: Planning

Job Summary
Hiring Range: $73,779.00 - $102,684.00/Year D.O.Q.

Port Corpus Christi Authority (PCCA) is currently seeking a dynamic professional to join our team! This individual will lead the Strategic Projects functional area with the PCCA Planning Department, which includes: 1. Strategic project initiation and coordination; 2. Asset management system development; 3. Grant development. The position is inherently interdisciplinary and requires effective collaboration with the GIS Manager and Planning Coordinator, who lead the other two functional areas in the department.

  • Develops strategic goals, SMART objectives, and performance metrics in coordination internal and external stakeholders
  • Assists in the research and preparation of annual work programs and budgets
  • Conducts research and general analysis on new commercial opportunities and partner prospects in conjunction with Trade Development Department
  • Maintains strong knowledge base of existing inventory of public and private assets, buildings, and land areas, within PCCA property and the surrounding area
  • Evaluates land use and commercial project proposals for consistency with long-range planning documents, PCCA financial objectives, and ESG performance targets
  • Researches and analyzes planning studies concerning trends and programs for Port development
  • Informs project strategy with market research and ongoing learning regarding industry trends, innovation, and new technologies in the marine and aviation transportation sectors with a focus on trade, cargo flow and freight mobility
  • Selects and manages consultants and associated contracts
  • Leads cross-function PCCA team to establishment, implement, maintain, and improve an enterprise asset management system that adheres to the standards outlined in ISO 55001
  • Leads development and maintenance of a Strategic Asset Management Plan (SAMP)
  • Leads development and implementation of asset management policy, processes, and procedures for PCCA infrastructure
  • Leads complex grant pursuits (narratives, budgets, exhibits, and appendices) for strategic projects
  • Maintains intimate knowledge of capital project priorities through active engagement with operating departments
  • Researches state, federal, and private funding opportunities to address PCCA priorities
  • Implements rigorous (existing) protocol for vetting grant opportunities
  • Prepares budgets and conducts cost/benefit analyses
  • Builds relationships with external funding partners, including program officers, executive staff, board members
  • Assist the Chief Strategy & Sustainability Officer with special project planning as needed
  • Tier (3) status designation
  • CPR certified or the ability to become CPR certified within the first year of employment

The preferred candidate for this position is a highly organized, results- and detail-oriented self-starter with a positive, can-do outlook in support of the PCCA. They must possess the following:

  • Bachelor's Degree from an accredited college or university
  • Master's degree (M.A./M.S.) or equivalent OR three to five years related experience and/or training;
  • A minimum of two (2) years supervisory or management experience
  • Ability to obtain and maintain a Transportation Worker Identification Credential (TWIC) during course of employment
  • Valid driver's license

  • Excellent oral and written communication skills
  • Knowledge of and experience with grant development, including contract administration associated
  • Experience collaborating with people of diverse backgrounds
  • Experience exercising good judgement, diplomacy and tact when completing assignments and dealing with people
  • Strong project management skills
  • Experience with transportation planning and capital project development strongly preferred

  • Proficiency in Office 365 (Word, Excel, Outlook & Teams) and other related applications
  • Ability to work independently within a structured environment and to fit well within an energetic and dedicated team
  • Effective interpersonal, collaboration, and problem-solving skills
  • Ability to lead interdisciplinary, collaborative teams to implement special projects
  • Strong analytical skills (financial or accounting experience preferred)
  • Ability to prepare professional written materials and oral presentations for public hearings
  • Ability to operate standard office equipment and drive a lightweight highway vehicle to meetings and work-related events
  • Ability to understand, interpret and apply PCCA policies, tariffs, SEAPORT values, state/federal laws

  • Ability to perform essential job functions, including but not limited to frequent standing, walking, sitting, speaking or hearing, typing and occasional reaching, stooping, kneeling, lifting and/or moving up to 20 pounds with or without reasonable accommodation
  • Must be able to walk and stand on level and/or inclined, climb stairs, ramps, ladders and work stands. Must be able to crouch, crawl, grasp/handle objects, use finger dexterity, bend elbow/knee and reach above/below shoulders
  • Ability to work in a general office environment, with some exposure to the elements when visiting worksites
  • Ability to operate light-weight highway vehicles and standard office equipment and to work the requisite hours to fulfill position objectives, including evenings and/or weekends, as needed

Interested and qualified candidates must apply online at www.portofcc.com on or before November 29, 2021, 11:59 PM CST.

If you are selected for a position with PCCA, your employment will be contingent upon submission to and successful completion of a drug test and alcohol screening as well as a verification of information and qualifications provided during the selection process.

As part of our dedication to the diversity of our workforce, PCCA is committed to Equal Employment Opportunity. Applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard for race, color, gender, religion, national origin, disability, veteran status, military status, age, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information or any other protected group status.

Our employees enjoy a fabulous benefits package including:
  • Competitive salary paid bi-weekly
  • Texas County & District Retirement System (TCDRS)
  • 457 deferred compensation plans
  • Flexible Spending Account
  • Low-cost, high quality benefit package including health, dental & vision plan
  • Tuition reimbursement
  • Passes to local venues, such as the Texas State Aquarium and the USS Lexington Museum
  • Paid leave (vacation/sick/bereavement)
  • Eleven paid holidays
  • Volunteer Time Off, Wellness Program & Health Club benefit
  • Salary commensurate with experience
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Posted: 2021-11-10 Expires: 2021-12-12

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