Job Description

Title: Program Administrator - Public-Private Partnerships (P3)

State Role Title: Prog Admin Specialist III

Hiring Range: 81,375 - 132,235

Pay Band: 6

Agency: VA Dept of Transportation

Location: Dept of Transportation

Agency Website:

Recruitment Type: General Public - G

Job Duties

The Virginia Department of Transportation (VDOT) is excited to announce an opportunity to serve as a P3 Program Administrator in the Central Office Public-Private Partnerships Division.

What drives you? Whether it's knowing the work you do makes a difference, having a great work/life balance, working on exciting and challenging projects, leading innovation, and championing change or simply working with a great group of people who are committed to professionalism. At the Virginia Department of Transportation, we have something for you.

VDOT’s Office of Public-Private Partnerships is seeking a P3 Program Administrator to manage programs and to lead the identification and development of innovative solutions for its capital projects as well as technology-based concepts to enhance the efficiency of the transportation system in the Commonwealth.

The selected candidate will lead development and procurement of Public-Private Transportation Act of 1995 (PPTA) projects; support program delivery by selecting, procuring, negotiating, and administering complex PPTA transportation projects; manage project development activities such as financial and technical feasibility analysis to develop a compelling business case; lead the procurement and implementation of a project; assist in developing, implementing, and monitoring policies, procedures, guidance, and practices for PPTA and procurement of Professional Service Contracts; and lead the post procurement compliance and oversight of the complex PPTA transportation projects. The selected candidate will coordinate with VDOT divisions, district offices, federal agencies, external stakeholders on studies, deliverables, and PPTA projects.

Minimum Qualifications

  • Knowledge of project, program development, management to include contract negotiations and contract administration.

  • Ability to communicate effectively orally and in writing with diverse audiences to include team members as well as to facilitate and obtain agreements from a diverse group of project participants.

  • Ability to interpret and effectively apply policies and procedures, federal and state procurement laws.

  • Skill in providing and promoting good customer service to internal and external customers.

  • Knowledge of civil engineering principles and practices related to transportation project design.

  • Ability to conduct independent, technical policy and program analysis.

  • Knowledge of the principles, practices of policy analysis, legislative practices, budget
    development, execution, evaluation and of financial planning.

  • Ability to assemble, analyze, reconcile, and monitor budget and financial transactions; interpret financial data and prepare financial reports.

  • Ability to query, review historical data, analyze, coordinate, and propose financial and
    operational solutions for a large organization, using multiple financial and operational resources.

  • Skill in the use of computers, software applications including the ability to query and review historical data from enterprise financial systems as well as MS Office suite.

Additional Considerations

  • PE license or PMP Certification. Knowledge of innovative delivery models and PPTA processes.

  • Familiarity with emerging technologies in transportation.

  • A combination of training, experience or education in planning, Public Policy, Civil Engineering, Construction Management, business, finance, or related field desired.

Special Instructions

You will be provided a confirmation of receipt when your application and/or résumé is submitted successfully. Please refer to “Your Application” in your account to check the status of your application for this position.

This position requires a fingerprint based Criminal History Background Check, DMV Record Check and Work History Verification with references.

VDOT is an emergency operation agency. Positions physically working within district boundaries, including those that administratively report to Central Office, may be assigned to emergency response duties at the discretion of the District Engineer or Administrator.

Once onboarded, this position may be eligible for telework opportunities; availability, hours, and duration of telework shall be approved as outlined in the Commonwealth telework policy. (only for eligible positions)

We are a “Virginia Values Veterans” (V3) official certified company and state agency that provides hiring preference to Veterans and Members of the Virginia National Guard in support of Executive Order 29, (2010). If you are a Veteran or Virginia National Guard Member, we urge you to respond accordingly on your state application.

Additional positions may be filled from this recruitment within 90 days.

VDOT utilizes a market-based pay program, which has been approved by DHRM. Therefore, advertised rates of pay may or may not align with the Commonwealth pay bands.

Contact Information

Name: Tammy Varble

Phone: (804) 297-1568



In support of the Commonwealth’s commitment to inclusion, we are encouraging individuals with disabilities to apply through the Commonwealth Alternative Hiring Process. To be considered for this opportunity, applicants will need to provide their AHP Letter (formerly COD) provided by the Department for Aging & Rehabilitative Services (DARS), or the Department for the Blind & Vision Impaired (DBVI). Service-Connected Veterans are encouraged to answer Veteran status questions and submit their disability documentation, if applicable, to DARS/DBVI to get their AHP Letter. Requesting an AHP Letter can be found at AHP Letter or by calling DARS at 800-552-5019.

Note: Applicants who received a Certificate of Disability from DARS or DBVI dated between April 1, 2022- February 29, 2024, can still use that COD as applicable documentation for the Alternative Hiring Process.


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Richmond, VA USA

Job Overview
Job Posted:
5 days ago
Job Expires:
7mos 2w
Job Type
Full Time

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