Watersheds Business Manager

Santa Clara Valley Water District | San Jose, CA

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Posted Date 12/05/2018

Overview: The Watersheds Business Planning and Analysis Manager manages and coordinates activities and operations of the Watersheds Business Planning and Analysis Unit. The primary responsibilities for this position are to manage, plan and oversee implementation of the Safe, Clean Water and Natural Flood Protection Program (SCW Program); development and implementation of a District Lands Management Program; and planning for the development of a future SCW Program.
Please click on the link to read more about the District's Safe Clean Water and Natural Flood Protection Program https://www.valleywater.org/project-updates/safe-clean-water-and-natural-flood-protection-program

Key Responsibilities Include, but are not limited to:
This position will manage and coordinate the following:

  • District's Safe, Clean Water Program.
  • District's rolling 5-year Operations and Maintenance Plans.
  • District's Lands Management Program.
  • Strategic communications for all stream stewardship projects.
  • Development of a future SCW Program, which includes: coordination with the Office of Government Relations to identify District projects that align with the community's priorities..

Ideal Experience:
Five (5) years of business management, financial, and/or administrative planning and analysis, and/or project management experience of large-scale watershed program, including two (2) years of supervisory experience or four (4) years of lead experience.
Ideal Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
Knowledge of:

  • Principles and practices of developing, implementing and monitoring delivery of a major program.
  • Watersheds program budget development and administration, contract negotiation and management, and sound financial management policies and procedures.
  • Watersheds business planning and analysis issues, evaluating alternatives, making sound recommendations, and preparing and presenting effective staff reports.

Skills and Abilities:

  • Effective communication (both verbal and written).
  • Lead and/or supervision of staff.
  • Making presentations to the public, community, Board of Directors, stakeholders and/or a regulatory agency is highly preferred.
  • Negotiating, specifically the ability to resolve sensitive and controversial issues.
  • Understanding of the big picture, setting priorities and exercising sound judgment while utilizing and leveraging both internal and external resources and maintaining effective working relationships.

Equivalent to graduation from an accredited four-year college or university with major coursework in business or public administration or a related field.
License or Certificate:
Possession of, or ability to obtain, an appropriate, valid California driver's license. Individuals who do not meet the driver's license requirement due to a disability will be considered for a reasonable accommodation on a case-by-case basis.
Closing Date for Applications: December 21, 2018 by 11:59pm
For detailed information regarding requirements and qualifications for this opening and to apply online, please see the job posting by clicking on the following link:https://www.governmentjobs.com/careers/scvwd
Please visit our website: www.valleywater.org

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Local Government
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