VSP - CARDS Project Manager - ON-SITE
Company: Rapid Technologies LLC
Posted on: March 20, 2023
VSP - CARDS Project Manager - ON-SITE
MAX VENDOR RATE ***
ON-SITE - LOCAL CANDIDATES ONLY
**Respondents should be prepared for in-person work for this position**
CANDIDATES MUST HAVE EXPERIENCE WITH A COMMONWEALTH CATEGORY 1 OR 2 PROJECT. IF THEY DO NOT HAVE THIS EXPERIENCE, DO NOT SUBMIT!!!
Virginia State Police is looking for a Project Manager with 10+ years of experience in the field or related area to assist with the implementation of a new Computer-Aided Dispatch, Case Management, and Records Management System.
The successful candidate will assist VSP by managing a large, complex IT project with policy change management implications for public safety and law enforcement.
Duties will include the following:
-Ensure the project is delivered within scope, schedule, and budget acceptance rates
-Serve as the contact point for driving projects to successful completion by meeting the identified business needs of the agency.
-Create and maintain the project charter, project schedule, identify and update risks and issues, provide the project status report to key stakeholders, assist with other documentation, lead project team meetings, and conduct project lessons learned meetings to implement additional best practices.
-Provide project status reporting to the Program Manager and the Executive Steering Committee on a daily, weekly, monthly basis as needed.
-Coordinate VSP and *** efforts on the design, development, and implementation of the system
-Responsible for the identification, analysis, tracking and recommending appropriate actions to project issues including those that are technology related.
-Coordinate internal resources and third parties/vendors for the flawless execution of projects
-Work with customers to understand the overall objectives and how the project or initiative correlates with business goals and strategies.
-Collaborate with business partners, sponsors, assigned Business Analyst, and project team members to create the project charter, work breakdown structure (WBS), project schedule, evaluation and recommendations documents, communications plans, RACI documents, and other project artifacts as assigned.
-Assist the Procurement Officer and Program Manager with coordinating vendor proposal evaluations
-Perform special projects as assignments as required.
KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND ABILITIES:
-Strong experience in developing, executing, and managing cloud hosted SaaS implementation projects.
-Strong experience leading the business and IT resources through the discovery and documentation of business and technical requirements in request for proposal and statement of requirement formats.
-Strong analytical, organizational, and decision-making skills.
-Exceptional interpersonal skills for collaborating and team building.
-Exceptional verbal and written communication skills with the demonstrated ability to simplify and briefly, succinctly communicate complex issues to multiple audiences.
-Ability to lead others to implement new approaches, systems, structures, and methods.
-Ability to define and balance the competing demands for quality, scope, schedule, and cost.
-Ability to analyze and document system processes.
-Solid understanding of software development life cycle models.
-Exceptional knowledge of both Agile and Waterfall project management principles and practices. In addition, the ability to blend them together in the right proportions to fit a particular project and business environment.
-Knowledge of process engineering and re-engineering techniques and practices.
-PM has successfully managed a Commonwealth category 1, 2, or 3 project (REQUIRED)
-Extensive knowledge of project management best practice methodologies
-Extensive knowledge of evaluating and implementing COTS solutions with experience in project leadership or PM
-Experience overseeing the implementation of a large complex application by a vendor
-Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with others, both within VSP and externally
-Excellent interpersonal skills, including active listening skills, as well as oral and written communication skills.
-Ability to deal with ambiguous situations, complex concepts and details
-Ability to meet deadlines and to work independently
-Fluency in Project Management tools such as Microsoft Project, Visio, and Office required.
-Project Management Professional (PMP) certification from the Project Management Institute (PMI) (Required)
-*** Commonwealth Project Management Certification (Required) (https://www.***.virginia.gov/it-governance/project-management/development-program-pmdp/qualification-testing/).
-Experience with *** s Commonwealth Technology Portfolio (CTP) system and ECOS process is strongly preferred.
-Experience with the core Commonwealth IT procurement processes (RFP, *** Statewide Contract, and CAI SOW) is strongly preferred.
-Must submit to and pass VSP background check.
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