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Working As a Project Officer

  • $70,000

    Average Salary

What Does A Project Officer Do At Columbia University

* Proposal review, coordination, and submission;
* Just-in
* Time (JIT) receipt, processing and submission;
* Award receipt, negotiation and acceptance of grants and contracts and account set-up;
* Post-award responsibilities

What Does A Project Officer Do At The Pew Charitable Trusts

* Works with the Director, Project Delivery, and IT senior leadership to align the technology project portfolio with strategic objectives and related organizational priorities, while balancing demand with fluctuating resources.
* Collaborates with relevant program and operations units on detailed requirements gathering; contributes to planning, implementation, and tracking of projects and their deliverables.
* Gathers requirements and determines the scope of projects.
* Identifies resource requirements and fiscal needs.
* Establish and maintain key relationships with Pew program and operations staff; work with the business to align the project portfolio with institutional and programmatic goals; maintain conversance with internal hierarchy and the ability to navigate complex organizational dynamics.
* Manages the project plan, including maintaining accurate timelines, milestones and dependencies.
* Leads project meetings, including soliciting discussion items, producing agendas, and managing meeting minutes and related action items.
* Communicates assignments and expectations to project team members and tracks completion of project deliverables to ensure quality and integrity.
* Resolves project conflicts with assistance from the Director, Project Delivery (as necessary).
* Observes project management practices and proposes process improvements.
* Works within pre-established guidelines and pre-defined templates to perform the required tasks.
* Proactively identifies project risks and problems requiring resolution and recommends strategies and tactics to mitigate.
* Provides options and analysis of their impact to stakeholders and builds consensus around the mitigation approach.
* Provides reports and status updates to senior management and key stakeholders.
* Manages project deliverables, analyzes / interprets project requirements and makes recommendations as appropriate.
* Coaches, mentors and advises junior staff as pertains to project management activities.
* Maintains necessary documentation in the project repository.
* Other duties as assigned

What Does A Project Officer Do At Washington Metropolitan Area Transit Authority

* This position is a highly responsible, professional, communications role in project management.
* The incumbent is responsible for developing and managing communications projects and special initiatives with a strong customer focus, using standard research and analysis, matrix management and other accepted project management methods, to develop, coordinate and direct the advancement of the department’s enhanced communications initiatives.
* Incumbent is also responsible for the departments financial reporting, budgeting, and procurement efforts, ensuring compliance with all Authority processes and procedures on behalf of CSCM.
* Develops appropriate performance work plans, business and project management plans, budgets and procedures for customer service, communications and marketing in a timely, coordinated manner.
* Serves as leader or member of Authority matrix teams to plan, launch and evaluate timely, results-oriented special communications projects and programs requiring a strong communications element.
* Participates on and leads various internal and external committees and task forces, building and maintaining effective working relations to ensure internal interdepartmental cooperation and coordination and productive, mutually beneficial interface with external public and private entities and individuals.
* Conducts analyses and prepares position papers and reports relative to the System Safety Plan, including the departments COOP plan, reports and presentations to the Board of Directors and their special committees.
* Develops, monitors, and coordinates special project budgets with CSCM offices and other departments.
* Develops business plan to modernize the Reproduction and Digital Services function to include improved digital resources and cost efficiencies.
* Writes position papers, written and/or audio visual materials including presentation, reports, articles, correspondence and copy for publications.
* Supports department’s procurement requirements by submitting MEADs to request initiate, award, additions to, and deletions from, the Plan of Contracts.
* Submits requisitions in the P/S FIN system and prepares materials to support requisitions, including scope, evaluation criteria, timelines, and vendor prospects.
* Provides advice to AGM, office directors, and others about the procurement process and when and how to proceed with competitive procurements, simplified acquisitions, bank card purchases, or submission of “request for payment” forms to Accounting.
* Ensures compliance with all Authority procedures.
* Submits monthly cost accrual (including re-accrual of prior monthly costs) to Accounting staff so significant cost will be reported when incurred but not yet paid.
* Downloads and reviews preliminary monthly budget variance reports by office, as well as the department total, to identify unexpected anomalies in reported costs, analyze possible mistakes and, when appropriate, submit requests to Accounting staff to correct any identified accounting mistakes.
* Monitors and analyzes the Position Management Report, advising the AGM about vacancies that can be filled or, alternatively, reclassified and used for other departmental priorities.
* Develops department’s annual budget and enters the proposed (by budget center) in the P/S EPM database, consistent with OMBS guidance.
* Responds to OMBS requests for information, as needed.
* Responsible and accountable for developing and submitting a realistic and reasonable project budget and for issuing appropriate progress reports as required to record the project's advancements or delays.
* The report shall include a register of completed tasks, all payments issued and any problems causing delays, redirection of focus or that impacts project delivery timeline or strategy.
* A progress report will be provided to OMBS as well as the program's front office (ELT member) as required.
* Responsible for cost allocation to appropriate projects and for the timely and accurate review and approval of applicable invoices.
* The above duties and responsibilities are not intended to limit specific duties and responsibilities of any particular position.
* It is not intended to limit in any way the right of supervisors to assign, direct and control the work of employees under their supervision

What Does A Project Officer Do At Tetra Tech

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Project Officer Career Paths

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Project Manager Senior Project Manager
Contractor-Senior Project Manager
14 Yearsyrs
Project Manager Program Manager Senior Project Manager
Senior Infrastructure Project Manager
14 Yearsyrs
Project Manager Program Manager
Global Program Manager
10 Yearsyrs
Consultant Senior Project Manager
Director Project Management Office
13 Yearsyrs
Consultant Program Manager Project Director
Senior Project Director
8 Yearsyrs
Consultant Senior Accountant Senior Finance Analyst
Finance Project Manager
8 Yearsyrs
Operations Officer Operations Manager Information Technology Project Manager
Manager, Project Management
9 Yearsyrs
Operations Officer Operations Manager Operations Project Manager
Senior Operations Project Manager
10 Yearsyrs
Team Leader Manager Information Technology Project Manager
Enterprise Project Manager
10 Yearsyrs
Team Leader Project Leader Information Technology Project Manager
Technical Delivery Manager
11 Yearsyrs
Team Leader Program Director Project Director
Manager, Project Director
8 Yearsyrs
Manager Service Manager Service Delivery Manager
Director, Service Delivery
12 Yearsyrs
Manager Program Director Director Program Management
Vice President-Program Management
14 Yearsyrs
Operations Manager Operations Project Manager Consultant/Project Manager
Manager, Project Management Office
12 Yearsyrs
Operations Officer Logistics Manager Operations Project Manager
Regional Project Manager
9 Yearsyrs
Office Manager Business Development Manager Consultant/Project Manager
Global Project Manager
9 Yearsyrs
Construction Manager Consultant/Project Manager Program/Project Manager
PMO Manager
11 Yearsyrs
Construction Manager Manager, Project Management Program/Project Manager
Custom Project Manager
8 Yearsyrs
Engineer Project Engineer Resident Engineer
Deputy Project Manager
9 Yearsyrs
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Average Length of Employment
Project Executive 3.8 years
Project Manager 3.5 years
Project Analyst 3.0 years
Project Officer 3.0 years
Project Specialist 2.6 years
Project Liaison 2.5 years
Project Assistant 1.9 years
Project Associate 1.9 years
Project Consultant 1.9 years
Top Careers Before Project Officer
Internship 8.1%
Officer 8.1%
Consultant 5.6%
Teacher 4.0%
Manager 3.3%
Volunteer 3.3%
Supervisor 2.7%
Top Careers After Project Officer
Consultant 9.3%
Officer 6.7%
Director 5.3%
Manager 3.9%
Internship 3.3%
Volunteer 3.0%
Instructor 2.5%

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Average Yearly Salary
$70,000
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$47,000
Min 10%
$70,000
Median 50%
$70,000
Median 50%
$70,000
Median 50%
$70,000
Median 50%
$70,000
Median 50%
$70,000
Median 50%
$70,000
Median 50%
$106,000
Max 90%
Best Paying Company
Morgan Stanley
Highest Paying City
East Hartford, CT
Highest Paying State
Alaska
Avg Experience Level
2.5 years
How much does a Project Officer make at top companies?
The national average salary for a Project Officer in the United States is $70,908 per year or $34 per hour. Those in the bottom 10 percent make under $47,000 a year, and the top 10 percent make over $106,000.

Real Project Officer Salaries

Job Title Company Location Start Date Salary
Bank Project Officer Banco Do Brasil Americas Miami, FL Nov 19, 2015 $100,450
Project Management Officer SG Americas Operational Services, Inc. Jersey City, NJ Oct 01, 2011 $95,000
Senior Project Officer, Health Devices Group ECRI Institute Plymouth Meeting, PA Jun 09, 2016 $92,000
Project Management Officer Boston Medical Center Corporation Boston, MA Jun 01, 2013 $87,000
Corporate Project Control Officer Cyient, Inc. San Dimas, CA Aug 29, 2014 $82,410
Bank Project Officer Banco Do Brasil Americas Miami, FL Feb 15, 2016 $77,250
Project Officer Hill International Inc. New York, NY Aug 31, 2013 $77,000 -
$94,000
Project Officer Hill International Inc. Marlton, NJ Oct 01, 2011 $75,000 -
$92,300
Project Officer Hill International Inc. Islandia, NY Oct 01, 2011 $75,000 -
$92,300
Bank Project Officer Banco Do Brasil Americas FL Jul 03, 2013 $75,000
SCA Project Officer Gilbane Building Company Islandia, NY Nov 02, 2009 $75,000
Project Management Officer NFI Co., Inc. Garfield, NJ Oct 01, 2012 $72,857
Project and Research Officer Psychology Beyond Borders Austin, TX Aug 27, 2012 $71,328
Project Officer URS Corporation Islandia, NY Apr 27, 2016 $70,034 -
$108,000
Project Officer STV Construction Inc. NY Sep 01, 2014 $70,013
Project Management Officer Tata Consultancy Services Limited Edison, NJ Sep 20, 2014 $70,000
Project Management Officer IBM India Private Limited Dublin, OH Aug 25, 2016 $69,264
Senior Project Officer, Medical Imaging ECRI Institute Plymouth Meeting, PA Jul 14, 2014 $68,945 -
$103,418
Project Management Officer Majescomastek Madison, WI Dec 12, 2013 $67,830
Project Officer Vopak North America Inc. Deer Park, TX Oct 01, 2012 $64,675
Project Officer STV Construction Inc. New York, NY Jan 02, 2016 $63,752
Project Management Officer IBM India Private Limited Columbus, OH Aug 12, 2015 $61,589
Project Officer STV Construction Inc. New York, NY Sep 06, 2014 $61,526
Project Officer, Health Devices Group ECRI Institute Plymouth Meeting, PA Jun 08, 2015 $61,151 -
$91,727
Project Management Officer IBM India Private Limited Bentonville, AR Aug 18, 2015 $61,110
Project Management Officer IBM India Private Limited AZ Aug 17, 2015 $61,110
Corporate Project Control Officer Cyient, Inc. San Dimas, CA Jun 11, 2015 $60,445

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Top Skills for A Project Officer

  1. Project Management
  2. Project Proposals
  3. Financial Statements
You can check out examples of real life uses of top skills on resumes here:
  • Developed several project management handbooks that included monitoring and evaluation guides, financial management based on USAID requirements, and reporting.
  • Prepared project proposals for civil society organizations to start micro-finance and livelihood projects.
  • Compile regular reports and financial statements.
  • Provided administrative and technical assistance in the GPH-MC activities, including the implementation of its activities/projects.
  • Performed analyses and reviews on Services Acquisition-Logistics Life Cycle Management functions for military hardware weapons systems in the following elements:1.

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Top 10 Best States for Project Officers

  1. Rhode Island
  2. Massachusetts
  3. New Jersey
  4. Connecticut
  5. Alaska
  6. District of Columbia
  7. Virginia
  8. Delaware
  9. North Carolina
  10. Washington
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Project Officer Demographics

Gender

Male

55.8%

Female

31.2%

Unknown

13.0%
Ethnicity

White

53.9%

Black or African American

13.9%

Hispanic or Latino

13.5%

Asian

12.6%

Unknown

6.1%
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Foreign Languages Spoken

Spanish

30.0%

French

20.4%

Arabic

6.2%

Mandarin

4.2%

Chinese

4.2%

Portuguese

3.8%

German

3.8%

Hindi

3.5%

Italian

3.5%

Russian

3.1%

Japanese

3.1%

Amharic

2.3%

Urdu

1.9%

Korean

1.5%

Thai

1.5%

Hebrew

1.5%

Tamil

1.5%

Cantonese

1.5%

Telugu

1.2%

Ukrainian

1.2%
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Project Officer Education

Schools

Jackson State University

9.3%

University of Phoenix

8.9%

Webster University

8.5%

Naval Postgraduate School

7.2%

George Washington University

5.9%

American University

5.9%

New York University

5.5%

Columbia University

5.1%

University of Maryland - University College

4.5%

Strayer University

4.5%

Belhaven University

4.2%

Troy University

4.2%

Defense Acquisition University

4.0%

George Mason University

3.6%

University of Southern Mississippi

3.2%

Mississippi College

3.2%

Johns Hopkins University

3.2%

Michigan State University

3.0%

Villanova University

3.0%

Excelsior College

3.0%
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Majors

Business

28.2%

Management

8.8%

Project Management

4.7%

Finance

4.4%

Economics

4.3%

Public Health

3.9%

Political Science

3.9%

International Relations

3.8%

Civil Engineering

3.6%

Psychology

3.6%

Human Resources Management

3.5%

Accounting

3.5%

Public Administration

3.4%

Computer Science

3.3%

Law

3.1%

Criminal Justice

2.9%

Education

2.9%

Social Work

2.7%

English

2.7%

Health Care Administration

2.7%
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Degrees

Masters

40.6%

Bachelors

30.7%

Other

13.0%

Doctorate

5.3%

Certificate

4.6%

Associate

3.0%

Diploma

2.6%

License

0.1%
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