Enterprise Resource Planning Modernization Technical Project Manager (Enterprise Supvr Tech Analyst)
City of San Jose United States, California, San Jose
Feb 27, 2024Full Time
The City of San José is a place where we use civic technology to help our community thrive. As the 10th largest city in the nation, the City manages a large set of services and assets. The City operates on a budget of $5 billion, with 7,000 employees serving 1+ million residents and 80,000 businesses in the heart of Silicon Valley. Information Technology's (IT) mission: Put powerful tools and information in the hands of people to unleash their brilliance in service to our community. IT enables that mission through business and infrastructure systems, cybersecurity, data management and analysis, productivity and collaboration tools, the San Jose 311 resident experience platform, data equity and privacy programs, and strategic planning. San Jose is powered by truly great people, a robust technology environment, and a strong sense of purpose. We promote work-life integration and a focus on growth to bring out the best in our people. Come join us in making San Jose the most vibrant, equitable, sustainable, and innovative city in America! You can visit the Information Technology Department website to learn more about us. NOTE - The first review of applications was on Friday, October 20, 2023. We will be doing another round of application review on Tuesday, February 27, 2024. Please submit your application by 11:59 p.m. (PST) on Monday, February 26, 2024. if you would like your application to be included in this round of review. Candidates who pass the application review round will be invited to interviews on the week of March 11, 2024. The City of San Jose is hiring for an Enterprise Resource Planning Modernization Technical Project Manager (Enterprise Supervising Technology Analyst) to lead the project to modernize the City's ERP System. This is a multi-year project with the first phase being to identify a solution and an ERP implementation partner. The position will be dedicated to managing the consolidation and replacement of the City's aging ERP applications with a modern and robust ERP system. The ERP Technical Project Manager will partner with the Finance Department and City stakeholders to bring on a consulting firm to oversee the execution of the project. Thereafter, the ERP Technical Project Manager will partner closely with the consulting firm and the Finance Department's Functional Project Manager to evaluate the City's current ERP systems, identify gaps and improvements, define the project scope, objectives, and timelines, and manage the project team to ensure the ERP project is delivered on-time and on-budget. In this role, you would serve as a technical project manager for the modernization of the City's ERP systems. Responsibilities include but not limited to the following: Leading the technical workstream for the City's ERP Modernization project. Partner with the Finance and IT sponsors and stakeholders to evaluate, select and onboard a consulting firm to oversee the execution of the project. Partner with the consulting firm, Finance Department, and IT stakeholders to evaluate the City's current ERP systems, identify gaps and improvements, and define the ERP Modernization project scope. Collaborate with the project's cross functional and technical teams and leads to communicate and escalate cross functional and technical impacts. Provide oversight and coordination of all technical workstream activities, including status reporting, resourcing, requirements, design, build, test, and deployment tasks. Develop, maintain, and operate the project management structure for the ERP implementation, including selection, configuration, deployment and operation of project management tools, project management processes and project reporting. Define and document project scope, objectives, and success criteria with particular focus on alignment with business objectives. Create and maintain project plans, including schedules, timeline, tasks, and budget. Break down complex tasks into actionable work items, with accurately estimated required time and effort, appropriate sequencing plus alignment of co-dependent activities. Determine resource requirements: identify and schedule appropriate people and assets. Manage day to day activities against project plans and identify issues or bottlenecks requiring escalation or resolution. Assist in defining and managing project governance roles and parameters. Please note that the Enterprise Resource Planning Modernization Technical Project Manager (Enterprise Supervising Technology Analyst) position is currently on a hybrid telework schedule - working remotely and onsite is subject to change. Salary Information: The actual salary shall be determined by the final candidate's qualifications and experience. In addition to the starting salary, employees in the Enterprise Supervising Technology Analyst (ESTA) classification shall also receive an approximate five percent (5%) ongoing non-pensionable compensation pay. Salary Range (including the 5% NPWI): $136,237.92 - $166,005.84 The ESTA classification is represented by the City Association of Management Personnel (CAMP) bargaining unit. Education and Experience: A Bachelor's Degree from an accredited college or university in a relevant field, AND four (4) years of progressively responsible professional/journey level experience, of which at least two (2) years of experience include lead technical work in development, implementation and maintenance of electronic business systems/solutions, or application development and/or support. Acceptable Substitution: Additional years of increasingly responsible directly related work experience may be substituted for education on a year-for-year basis up to two (2) years. Completion of a Master's Degree in a relevant field from an accredited college or university may be substituted for one (1) year of the required two (2) years of experience which include lead technical work in development, implementation and maintenance of electronic business systems/solutions or application development and/or support. Competencies The ideal candidates will possess the following competencies, as demonstrated in past and current employment history. Focus on outcomes over activity is key. Job Expertise - Experience with full-cycle ERP implementation projects for service organizations. Experience leading and prioritizing projects within a program and working seamlessly with various teams and partners in a matrix organization. Experience with ERP systems, facilitating large enterprise scale data and process conversions/migrations. Demonstrates the ability to identify, convey, and champion opportunities for business process improvements and operation changes. Proficiency with project management tools and software. Experience managing third party vendors and system integrators. Strong presentation, oral and written communication skills that will successfully translate to the needs of the team as well as senior management. Demonstrated experience driving enterprise projects from conception to successful completion with quality results. Project Management - Ensures support for projects and implements goals and strategic objectives. Vision / Strategic Thinking - Supports, promotes, and ensures alignment with the organization's vision and values; understands how an organization must change in light of internal and external trends and influences; builds a shared vision with others and influences others to translate vision to action. Leadership - Leads by example; demonstrates high ethical standards; remains visible and approachable and interacts with others on a regular basis; makes informed decisions based on input from a diverse set of stakeholders; promotes a cooperative work environment, allowing others to learn from mistakes; provides motivational supports and direction. Change Management - Demonstrates support for innovation and for organizational changes needed to improve the organization's effectiveness; facilitates the implementation and acceptance of change within the workplace. Analytical Thinking - Approaching a problem or situation by using a logical, systematic, sequential approach. Problem Solving - Approaches a situation or problem by defining the problem or issue; determines the significance of problem; collects information; uses logic and intuition to arrive at decisions or solutions to problems that achieve the desired outcome. Communication Skills - Effectively conveys information and expresses thoughts and facts clearly, orally and in writing; demonstrates effective use of listening skills; displays openness to other people's ideas and thoughts. Selection Process The selection process will consist of an evaluation of the applicant's training and experience based on the application and responses to the Job Specific Questions . Only the candidates whose backgrounds best match the position will be invited to proceed in the selection process. Additional phases of the selection process will consist of one or more interviews, one of which may include a practical/writing exercise. You must answer all job-specific questions in order to be considered for this vacancy or your application will be deemed incomplete and withheld from further consideration. In addition, please attach your resume as part of the application process. If you have questions about the duties of these positions, the selection or hiring processes, please contact Tram Nguyen at email@example.com .