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Sr. Project Manager - SC Department of Commerce

OPENING DATE: 07/31/14             CLOSING DATE: 08/20/14 11:59 PM

JOB TITLE: Senior Project Manager           
CLASS CODE: AD64
POSITION NUMBER: 60023805   
STATE SALARY RANGE:    $57,299.00 - $106,012.00 Annually      
AGENCY HIRING RANGE - MIN: $60,000
AGENCY HIRING RANGE - MAX: $90,000
LOCATION: Richland County, South Carolina
JOB TYPE: FTE - Full-Time
NORMAL WORK SCHEDULE: Monday - Friday (8:30 - 5:00)
RESIDENCY REQUIREMENT:
RESIDENCY REQUIREMENT SPECIFICS (IF ANY):

AGENCY SPECIFIC APPLICATION PROCEDURES:

Applicants must possess a valid SC Driver's license, or if licensed in another state, obtain a SC Driver's license within ninety (90) days of employment, unless otherwise indicated. Applicants must also provide a current copy (not more than 6 months old) of their Motor Vehicle Record (MVR), obtained at the applicant's expense. Applicants indicating college credit or degree(s) on the application will be required to bring an official copy of their college transcript to the interview or before offered the position. This will serve as verification of credentials listed on application. Interested candidates should apply at www.jobs.sc.gov.

JOB RESPONSIBILITIES:

Under supervision of the Division Director, will serve as senior project manager (sales consultant) to generate and manage complex projects that result in job creation and capital investment in South Carolina.  Work with business clients to identify and recommend site locations, business advantages, workforce availability, and demonstrate South Carolina's quality of life.  Present and sell business opportunities in South Carolina through sales, missions, trade shows, consultant referrals and special events in collaboration with local economic development representatives, community and business leaders, and state and local government representatives.  Track lead generation and project management data in the agency's Customer Relationship Management System to allow for analysis and monitoring of projects.

MINIMUM AND ADDITIONAL REQUIREMENTS:

A Bachelor's degree in business, marketing, finance, engineering or a related field and six (6) years’ experience in economic development actively working with companies.  Excellent communication skills (both written and oral) a must.

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS:

Graduate degree preferred.  Language skills a plus.

ADDITIONAL COMMENTS:

Position will require national and/or potential international travel.  Applicant must have the ability to establish and maintain effective business relationships with current and prospective clients, possess knowledge of the South Carolina business community and business operations, possess excellent communication skills, both written and oral, and maintain the ability to organize information and make sound judgments regarding project priorities and strategies.  Must be proficient in Microsoft Applications and have ability to learn Customer Relationship Management (CRM) Databases.  Ability to plan, organize, and direct complex projects.



President and CEO - Myrtle Beach Regional Economic Development Corporation

The Myrtle Beach Regional EDC (MBREDC) is conducting a national search to recruit a self-motivated, innovative leader with excellent communication and presentation skills in order to effectively work closely with business leaders, site selection consultants, and regional and statewide development partners.  This position plans, organizes and implements economic development strategies to promote the growth and development of Horry County’s economic base, assists in the retention and expansion of existing businesses, and works aggressively to recruit new businesses for the community.  The position will also be responsible for the management of economic development staff, management of EDC finances and investor relations, and will directly report to the Executive Committee of the MBREDC. 

A Bachelor’s degree in economics, business, or a related field, supervisory experience, and over five years of economic development experience is required.  A Master’s degree and IEDC’s Certified Economic Developer (CEcD) certification is preferred.  

Salary: An attractive salary and benefits package is provided.

Interested candidates should submit a cover letter and resume electronically to Sandy Davis at: sdavis@mbredc.org

Applications should be received by September 12, 2014.


Economic Development Director - York County, SC

York County, South Carolina is currently seeking applications for the position of Economic Development Director. This position plans, directs and supervises the activities of the York County Economic Development Department to ensure the effective facilitation of industrial, business and commercial investment in York County, an expanded tax base and new employment opportunities to promote York County to prospective and existing business and industrial prospects. Position also provides leadership in the creation and implementation of economic development strategies for York County. Requires a Master Degree in urban or regional planning, business or public administration, economics, marketing or related field with 5 years of experience, some at a supervisory level.  A bachelor’s degree with 8 years of experience may be considered. Designation as a Certified Economic Developer and a valid driver’s license are also required.

Applications may be made at the York County Human Resources Dept. at 6 S. Congress St., York, SC 29745 or via the Internet at the York County web site at www.yorkcountygov.com York County is an EOAAE.



Economic Development Director - Town of Mt. Pleasant, SC

Job Summary:  The Economic Developer’s mission is to advance Mount Pleasant’s quality of life by fostering an economic environment that is vibrant, favorable to job creation, and that promotes the general prosperity of the community. More specifically, the Economic Developer’s objective is to strengthen employment by establishing Mount Pleasant as a hub for business and talent while at the same time, recruiting new businesses and growing existing businesses. 

Minimum Qualifications:  Bachelor’s degree required, Master’s degree preferred, in Business, Economics, Public Administration or related field and seven to ten (7-10) years of work experience; or any equivalent combination of education, training and experience which provides the required knowledge, skills and abilities to perform the essential functions of the job. Web skills and software experience preferred, Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook.  Graphic skills a plus.

Salary: $81,987-104,532/Annually

With excellent benefits, total compensation is $106,583-135,892/Annually

EOE

For additional job listings and to apply on-line go to: www.tompsc.com


Economic Development Director - City of Anderson, SC

We have an opening for an Economic Development Director reporting to the office of the city manager. For a full job description and to obtain an application please visit the city web site at www.cityofandersonsc.com.   When there click on the “Jobs” link. You may also obtain an application from the Personnel Office at City Hall, 401 South Main Street, Anderson, SC. Applications for this position will be accepted until it is filled. We are an Equal Opportunity Employer.



Senior Project Manager, LCK

LCK is seeking to add an experienced, senior level project manager to its staff in Columbia, SC. The qualified candidate will have a degree in engineering, architecture, or construction management and a minimum of ten years of experience in commercial development, facilities management, construction or design. Specific experience in independently managing projects within one of these disciplines is required. The desired candidate will possess strong leadership and communication skills. Experience with sales presentations and client relationship management a plus.

LCK is a professional project management services firm and represents clients in the role of owner’s representative to develop new construction projects as well as renovations. The successful project manager should be experienced in managing a variety of project types including at minimum commercial, retail and/or industrial projects.

LCK originated over 20 years ago as the construction management division of Colliers International and in 2001 became an independent LLC. The company was rebranded in 2013 and has consistently grown since its formation, with a completed volume of over $68 million in 2013. Mickey Layden is President and majority partner of LCK, a certified woman-owned business.

For more information/to submit resume please contact LCK at Mickey.Layden@colliers.com.


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