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Senior Project Manager, Economic Development - Warren County Port Commission
Warren County, MS

Under general direction of the Executive Director, acts independently and uses analytical abilities and strong interpersonal skills to coordinate, direct, and implement a well-defined set of programs and projects that support economic development. The successful candidate will also provide professional support to the executive director with other general economic development priorities including asset development, economic policy recommendation development, taxation, incentives, and financing mechanisms among others. The successful candidate will maintain a close working relationship with local industry representatives and other community economic development stakeholders. The successful candidate will also be responsible for understanding local industry trends, reporting on them, locating demographic information and coordinating and managing task forces with local industrial groups that promote job creation and economic development in the community. The position will require the exercise of independent judgment and technical knowledge of programs at the state, regional and federal level used to promote job creation through economic development programs.