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Vice President - Planning

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New York Power Authority | White Plains, NY
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New York Power Authority


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Published 11 days ago

Application Deadline

August 2, 2019

Salary

$170,000 - $200,000


The Vice President Planning will serve as NYPA’s lead initiative owner in re-defining the New York State Canal System by turning a high-level vision into an actionable and implementable plan to transform the Erie Canal into a 21st century asset for communities in upstate New York. Reporting to the Senior Vice President of Strategy, this position will lead a cross-functional team designing complicated planning and development projects, navigating collaborating with a range of NYPA support services; liaising with the Canal Corporation’s operating divisions, overseeing community engagement across the region, coordinating efforts with other state agencies, communicating the vision to a wider public, and working with technical experts.


Responisbilities


  • Develop a detailed project plan and manage involved parties to deliver components in a timely and cost-effective fashion.
  • Develop, monitor and secure a budget for the internal team as well as for the project as a whole.
  • With other team members, identify interventions that will serve as the key transformative aspects of the project.
  • Liaise with relevant NYPA departments to ensure provision of key support services, including legal and regulatory, environmental, financial, human resources, IT and technical support.
  • Coordinate efforts at senior levels with other state agencies involved in the effort, specifically DEC, NYS OPRHP, Department of State, Ag and Markets and ESD
  • Advocate on behalf of the agency for cross-departmental support of the vision and individual initiatives.
  • Oversee external consultant teams providing strategic planning, design, economic development, and related services.
  • Be directly responsible to the NYPA CEO and Board on all activities relating to the transformation of the New York State Canal System, including technical, financial and strategic initiatives.
  • Develop the long-term business model to govern and sustain the vision in full
  • Represent the agency on any initiative related to the reimagining the New York State Canal System.

The Vice President Planning will serve as NYPA’s lead initiative owner in re-defining the New York State Canal System by turning a high-level vision into an actionable and implementable plan to transform the Erie Canal into a 21st century…

Details at a glance

  • On-site Location
  • Full Time Schedule
  • 4-Year Degree Required
  • Executive

Level of Language Proficiency

  • 10 years of experience in economic development, park planning or other relevant public service role
  • Educational background in planning or related field
  • Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college/university; Master’s degree from accredited college/university preferred
  • 10 years of experience in economic development, park planning or other relevant public service role
  • Educational background in planning or related field
  • Bachelor’s degree from…

How To Apply

Please submit your resume via our website. If you have any questions please feel free to reach out with questions/ concerns.

Please submit your resume via our website. If you have any questions please feel free to reach out with questions/ concerns.

Location

123 Main Street, White Plains, NY 10601
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