Project Manager

Full Time

This senior position is in our headquarters office and part of the Management and Policy Planning Services team. We provide strategic planning, organizational development, agency policy planning, and community planning outreach services in the fields of land use, transportation, natural resources, and social welfare. This position will have specific responsibilities related to transportation outreach and policy development.


Candidates must demonstrate independent judgment, personal organization, excellent communication skills and an ability to make decisions and manage multiple priorities. Specific requirements include abilities to:

  • Develop and manage public policy planning projects
  • Design and manage community/stakeholder participation and collaborative planning projects
  • Conduct research to assist with policy development
  • Prepare high-quality written reports
  • Participate in business development efforts
  • Coordinate and manage project teams, including sub-consultants
  • Negotiate and manage contracts and budgets
  • Facilitate public and stakeholder meetings and make related presentations


  • Masters’ degree in public policy, planning, urban studies, environmental studies, public administration, or closely related field
  • Subject expertise in land use planning, transportation, or related areas
  • Seven to ten years senior level experience in strategic planning and related decision support
  • Must have consulting experience
  • Understanding of planning issues, and knowledge of emerging trends in civic engagement
  • Excellent facilitation and writing skills
  • Demonstrated ability to bring in projects
  • Ability to work with diverse groups, and conduct non-traditional activities to involve the public
  • MS Word, PowerPoint, Excel required
  • Bi-lingual (Spanish speaker) a plus