Project Manager

Website Allegheny County Airport Authority

At the Allegheny County Airport Authority, it is our vision to reflect and serve the community, inspire the industry, and advance the region’s role as a world leader. We look for talented people who are uniquely qualified to serve our mission of becoming a global aviation leader, driving innovation, regional growth and prosperity.

At the ACAA we all have a role in the ambitious transformation of becoming a smarter airport that will enhance the passenger experience and deliver on our mission of being a global aviation leader.

Here is how the Project Manager will help:

  • Independently advances and monitors progress on all strategic initiatives and identifies, assigns, and tracks specific assignments.
  • Conducts research and prepares reports, presentations, and other documents proactively; and anticipates needs.
  • Develop and manage comprehensive project plans, schedules, and documentation.
  • Communicates with internal and external stakeholders on behalf of the Department Leader; Review, revise, and draft correspondences for a wide array of audiences.
  • Assist in defining project scope, objectives, and resources needed, involving all relevant stakeholders.
  • Manage changes to the project scope, project schedule and project costs using appropriate verification techniques.
  • Track, monitor and measure project progress and performance to ensure completion of goals and objectives.
  • Ensure resource availability and allocation so that all projects are delivered on-time, within scope; and if applicable within budget.
  • Develop and present project updates on a consistent basis to various stakeholders about performance, adjustments, and progress.
  • Manage contracts with project vendors and suppliers by assigning tasks and communicating expected deliverables.
  • Utilize industry best practices, techniques, and standards throughout entire project execution.
  • Coordinate internal resources for the flawless execution of projects.
  • Develop spreadsheets, diagrams and process maps to document as needed
  • Prepare a variety of reports, forms, executive summaries, and project details for assigned projects.
  • Performs other related tasks as assigned or required.

The successful candidate for the Project Manager role will possess the following knowledge, skills, and abilities:

  • Highly proficient in Microsoft Office software including Word, Excel, and PowerPoint.
  • Extensive organizational skills, and the ability to manage multiple projects and meet deadlines effectively in a fast-paced environment.
  • Considerable skills in critical thinking and problem solving.
  • Considerable ability to prioritize and use sound time management and communicate deadline requirements effectively to others.
  • Working knowledge of project management tools and techniques.
  • Ability to procure and manage consultants/contractors.
  • Ability to travel domestically or internationally 5% to 10%.

Our culture is innovative and customer centric. We are a learning and performance culture where how we accomplish our priorities is equally important as what we accomplish. The successful candidate for the Project Manager will exhibit the following key competencies:

  • Communication – Proactively conveys a clear, convincing, and timely message; communicates effectively using two-way communication through strong verbal, written, and listening skills
  • Strategic Thinking – Thinks “big picture”; Forward thinking and adept at seeing future outcomes and results; Commits to a course of action to accomplish individual, team and organizational goals
  • Team Builder – Recognizes the value of teamwork and being an effective contributor to the team that drives desired results
  • Customer Centricity – Aware of customer needs and the prioritization of our customers both internal and external; Makes decisions with customer in mind; Builds strong customer relationships

The minimum requirements needed to qualify for the Project Manager role are:

  • Bachelor’s degree from an accredited four-year college or university in business, management or a related field.
  • Five-Seven years related work experience.
  • Project Management Professional (PMP) certification preferred.
  • Certified Customer Service Professional (CCSP) preferred.
  • Possess, or obtain prior to employment, a valid Class C driver’s license. Note: license must be maintained throughout employment.


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