Senior Program Manager

Senate - Legislative Branch

Work requires a Bachelor’s Degree in business or public administration, or a related field, and three to five years experience in disaster relief response planning, emergency management/preparedness planning, law enforcement, security operations or program management or supervision; or any equivalent combination of education and experience that provides the following knowledge, abilities and skills: Knowledge of vulnerability assessment, threat analysis, and security assessment in the Legislative Branch. Knowledge of principles and current planning methods for continuity and business recovery operations, and emergency management. Knowledge of principles, theories, methods and practices of project management including project budgeting, scheduling, staffing, risk management and requirements analysis. Knowledge of budgeting and financial management principles, practices, and procedures. Ability to develop and implement both short- and long-range project plans. Ability to lead project teams and to bring projects to completion on time and within budget. Ability to conduct research and prepare analyses and reports. Ability to analyze difficult and complex issues and make recommendations for action. Ability to develop effective working relationships with Senate staff, local, state, and federal law enforcement and security agencies. Ability to communicate effectively.
This is professional work responsible for the development, implementation, testing, monitoring, and coordination of contingency emergency preparedness, continuity of operations, and security programs and processes. Work involves planning, implementing, and exercising the programs and procedures related to emergency preparedness, response and recovery, and security. Work in this classification is distinguished from the Program Manager by its level of expertise and complexity of projects.