Job Description :
1. Providing the Steering Committee with an independent view on the status and progress of the project
2. Directing both the implementation vendor and VRE implementation team to take action to ensure the contract objectives are met and the project completes on time and within budget
3. Validating the implementation vendor’s project management plan as well as any additional component parts or plans developed by the vendor and/or VRE implementation team and recommending changes to the Steering Committee
4. Managing execution of the project plan by both the implementation vendor and the VRE; identifying risks and issues with the implementation project and presenting these and recommended actions to the Steering Committee
5. Reporting project status, project schedule progress and completion of project milestones, independent of the implementation vendor to the Steering Committee
6. Assuring project budget and expenditures are properly accounted for and reported
7. Assuring proper communications to make certain queries and recommendations are addressed in a timely manner
8. Managing all aspects of the finalized Scope of Work between the chosen implementation firm and the VRE including but not limited to the scope of work, installation plan, business blueprint, configuration plan, issues log, change control plan, deliverable expectation documents, test plan and system acceptance plan
9. Recommending timely, specific and detailed corrective action plans where needed
10. Managing ongoing corrective action status reports
11. Developing a “lessons learned” report on project completion noting the aspects of project implementation that worked well and those that did not, with recommendations for changes in VRE practice
12. Enhancing acquired modules, as warranted and approved
13. Implementing additional modules, as warranted and approved

Required Skills:
Experience managing ERP project implementations – Highly Desired 8 Years
Experience managing ERP implementations in the cloud – Highly Desired 2 Years
Experience performing ERP technical implementation – Highly Desired 2 Years
Experience leading or managing ERP projects – Highly Desired 8 Years
Experience implementing ERP systems with local government – Highly Desired 4 Years
Experience implementing ERP grants management – Highly Desired 4 Years
Experience implementing ERP procurement management – Highly Desired 4 Years
Experience preparing ERP project Request for Proposals – Highly Desired 4 Years
Experience creating ERP work plans – Highly Desired 4 Years
Experience tracking ERP project budgets – Highly Desired 8 Years
Experience tracking ERP schedule progress – Highly Desired 8 Years
Experience managing implementation involving Abas ERP software – Desired 3 Years
Experience managing implementation involving Acumatica ERP software – Desired 3 Years
Experience managing implementation involving Infor ERP software – Desired 3 Years
Experience managing implementation involving Microsoft ERP software – Desired 3 Years
Experience managing implementation involving Oracle / Netsuite ERP software – Desired 3 Years
Experience managing implementation involving Priority ERP software – Desired 3 Years
Experience managing implementation involving Sage ERP software – Desired 3 Years
Experience managing implementation involving SAP ERP software – Desired 3 Years