Job ID :
3035
Company :
Virginia Information Technology Agency
Location :
richmond, VA
Type :
Contract
Duration :
6 Months
Status :
Active
Openings :
1
Posted :
5 years ago
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Short Description:

**In-Person Interviews Only - No Exceptions

***Local Candidates PREFERRED.

 

Complete Description:

 

A Project Manager to assist in the RFP vendor selection and to oversee the implementation of the Statewide Agencies Radio System (STARS) Asset Inventory Management System (AIMS). 

 

A project manager is needed to assist in the implementation of an asset management system for the Department of State Police. The RFP related tasks include:

 - Review and assistance with drafting of the evaluation criteria, contract terms, in coordination with the VSP procurement staff.

 

- Assist the VSP Communications Division staff in responding to vendor queries, performing the vendor evaluation process and contract negotiations.

 

 - Be responsible for managing the project scope, schedule and budget and reporting to VSP Communications Division management on a weekly basis.

 

 - Oversee the vendor efforts on the design, development and implementation of the system and will coordinate with Communications Division and business unit staff as needed.

 

 - Be responsible for the identification, analysis, tracking and recommending appropriate actions to project issues including those that are technology related.

 

 - Be responsible for the identification and management of project risks.

 

 - Provide overall direction to the vendor on the design, development, implementation and delivery of the AIMS project.

 

In general, the project manager is responsible for the coordination and completion of the AIMS project.

 

The project manager must have:

- Experience with the RFP process for implementation of applications, vendor evaluation and selection, and negotiation of contracts.

 

- Extensive knowledge of applications development (minimum of 5 years experience) some of which in a project leadership or PM position.

 

- Experience overseeing the implementation of a large complex application by a vendor.

 

 - They must be able to communicate both orally and in writing, and to work with multiple stakeholders and facilitate collaboration between vendor and Communications Division staff.

 

Project Managers are required to be qualified under the Commonwealth of Virginia Qualification Standards for IT Project Managers. http://www.vita.virginia.gov/oversight/projects/default.aspx?id=589

 

 

Skills:

Skill

Required / Desired

Amount

of Experience

 

Experience overseeing large, complex vendor app install

Required

3

Years

IT Applications Technical Analysis Experience

Required

5

Years

RFP Evaluation Experience

Required

2

Years

Vendor Contract negotiation and oversight

Required

2

Years

Good oral and written communications skills

Required

 

 

Criminal Justice Experience

Desired

3

Years

Asset Management System Experience

Highly desired

2

Years

PMP and/or VITA PM Certified

Desired

2

Years 

Do you have exp as a project manager overseeing the vendor implementation of a large software system? If so please list client, date of project and name of vendor and/or application worked with.

 

A writing sample of RFP or other procurement documents will be required (draft of this document is acceptable if confidentiality is an issue). Please attach sample in PeopleFluent as a separate document.