Senior Business Manager

6 days ago
Req ID
2017-14079
Position
Regular Full-Time
Dept
Office of Economic Development
ASD-Min & Womens Bus. Office
Salary Min
61,601.79
Salary Max
88,103.61
Union
SU2
Openings
1
Posting End Date
12/13/2017
Contact Email
Patti.Arsenault@Boston.Gov

Overview:

This is a provisional appointment.

 

Brief Job Description (essential functions of the job):

 

Under the direction of the Deputy Director or designee for the Office of Business Development, the Senior Business Manager is responsible for managing program(s) activities to provide services to new and existing businesses in the City of Boston’s neighborhoods.  

 

Responsibilities:

  • Supervises and trains staff.
  • Designs, implements, and reviews business development programs policies and procedures.
  • Manage program activities including, budgeting, reporting, marketing and tracking systems.
  • Develops strategies to meet goals and objectives.
  • Develops and implements strategies to assist businesses to open and expand in Boston’s neighborhoods.
  • Coordinates activities with relevant departmental staff and City staff.
  • Establishes and manages relationships with related private, governmental and non-profit entities.
  • Manages all associated contractual agreements for the provision of program services including performance monitoring.  
  • Provides technical assistance to new and existing businesses; making appropriate referrals to other sources of financial and technical assistance.
  • Prepares and reviews Request for Proposals (RFPs).
  • Performs related work as required.

 

Minimum Entrance Qualifications:

  • At least four (4) years of full-time, or equivalent part-time, professional experience in business district development, urban preservation planning or closely related field, which included two (2) years of supervisory experience in a program or project management capacity,
  • Demonstrated familiarity with Boston neighborhoods and experience working with City government, Boston community organizations, and overseeing volunteers preferred.
  • Demonstrated proficiency with Microsoft office programs.
  • Strong oral and written communication, organizational, interpersonal, and management skills preferred.
  • Ability to exercise good judgment and focus on detail as required by the position.
  • Appropriate educational substitutions may be made.

BOSTON RESIDENCY REQUIRED.

 

Terms:

 

Union/Salary Plan/Grade:  SEIU 888/ N-23

Hours Per Week: 35

 

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