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Review Vacancy

Date Posted 02/17/16

Applications Due03/02/16

Vacancy ID27756

AgencyEmpire State Development, NYS

TitleProject Manager, WNY

Occupational CategoryOther Professional Careers

Salary GradeNS

Bargaining UnitNone listed

Salary RangeFrom $50000 to $50000 Annually

Employment Type Full-Time

Appointment Type Permanent

Jurisdictional Class Exempt Class

Travel Percentage 0%

Workweek Mon-Fri

Hours Per Week 37.5


From 9 AM

To 5:30 PM

Flextime allowed? No

Mandatory overtime? No

Compressed workweek allowed? No

Telecommuting allowed? No

County Erie

Street Address 95 Perry Street

City Buffalo


Zip Code14203

Minimum Qualifications EDUCATION & REQUIREMENTS:
Education Level required: bachelor’s degree with strong financial and economic development background. Professional degree, including master’s degree in business administration, public administration, or regional planning, law, or accounting, preferred.
Relevant experience required: 3-5 years relevant experience required.
Knowledge required: Project development and government relations, financial analysis, public policy, data analysis, effective writing and oral communication skills a must. Strong computer skills preferred.

Duties Description BASIC FUNCTION:
Originate and manage projects to assist with business retention, growth and start up in the WNY Region. Assist Regional Director with Regional Economic Development and Consolidated Funding Application administration and processing.

-Develop project analysis and review.
-Responsible for coordinating financial analysis of projects with ESD Finance team.
-Prepare various administrative documents, including project Origination paper work, reports, presentations, budget materials and other documents as needed.
-Monitor project compliance as per ESD guidelines and regulations.
-Monitor, prepare, and analyze Consolidated Funding Applications submitted to the Regional Office.
-Maintain an understanding and participate in the WNY Regional Economic Development Council’s work and project review.
-Maintain close contact with regional industrial development agencies (“IDAs”), local development agencies, chambers of commerce, municipalities, and other key economic development agents to coordinate with and assist them with client servicing and business outreach efforts. Attend necessary events.
-Establish and maintain contact with senior project managers and executives of target industry companies operating in WNY Region (assigned counties) to promote and facilitate their retention, expansions or diversification in NYS.
-Regional Office liaison to various organizations as assigned.
-Respond to unsolicited inquiries from small businesses, start-ups and ongoing concerns that come to the Regional Office, which require more information than can be provided by administrative staff.
-Other projects as assigned by Regional Director and Deputy Regional Director.

Additional Comments salary up to specified amount

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Name Maria Gately

Telephone N/A

Fax N/A

Email Address


Street 633 Third Avenue

City New York

State NY

Zip Code 10017


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