ERP PM (PMP/PMI-ACP) with agile, scrum, COTS/manufacturing and corrections/government experience

Job ID: MD-Q00B9400138 (99990404)

ERP PM (PMP/PMI-ACP) with agile, scrum, COTS/manufacturing and corrections/government experience

Location: Jessup MD (Department of Public Safety and Correctional Services)
Duration: 60 months
Documents: signed skill matrix (attached)

a. General Experience:
– Seven (7) or more years’ project experience as the overall leader of IT projects for
manufacturing industry organizations.
– Three (3) or more years’ experience managing deployment of IT software
solutions across offices/departments that are geographically and operationally
disparate for manufacturing industry organizations or various business units of
industrial enterprises or corporations.

– Specialized Experience:
– Experience leading similar ERP project utilizing agile software development
framework or agile implementation methodologies such as scrum to development
or implement an ERP solution.
– Proficient at managing an integrated project schedule using agile project
management software.
– Three (3) or more years’ project experience on complex IT projects implementing
COTS systems for manufacturing industry organizations. Offeror to list examples
of systems that were implemented.

Education:
– Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university in Computer Science,
Information Systems, or other related disciplines.
– PMI certification as a PMP or a PMI Agile Certified Practitioner (PMI-ACP) or
equivalent.

This position shall oversee and direct the Enterprise Resource Planning project team,
consisting of State and contractual personnel. Responsibilities include overall project
governance, planning, and implementing course corrections as required. Duties shall
focus on project monitoring, control, team integration, overall technical project
planning and execution, change integration, and corrective action as needed.

This position will serve as primary liaison with The Department of Public Safety and
Correctional Services – Maryland Correctional Enterprise and Agency stakeholders. The
position shall ensure the appropriate application of the Project Management
Institute’s (PMI) Project Management Body of Knowledge (PMBOK) and the State’s
Agile Systems Development Lifecycle (SDLC) in managing the project. The PM must
utilize agile methodologies and processes throughout the entire Systems Development
Lifecycle of the ERP project.

This position is also responsible for all technical and functional aspects of the ERP
project, including, but not limited to, all interfaces and managing the technical and
functional elements of the project in accordance with PMBOK and Agile SDLC.

This RFR is to secure a Project Manager who will oversee the primary day-to-day project
leadership team to act on behalf of The Department of Public Safety and Correctional
Services – Maryland Correctional Enterprises for a new Enterprise Resource Planning
System. The new Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) system will meet the current and
future needs of the correctional industries program which has grown significantly over
the past 15 years. Managing over $50 Million dollars per year in sales services and
employing over 2,000 inmates in correctional facilities requires a high level of financial
and manufacturing accountability in an efficient manner. The current paper driven
processes and computing platform is not efficient or effective, and does not meet The
Department of Public Safety and Correctional Services – Maryland Correctional
Enterprises goals. The objectives for this program are to develop a highly interactive
computer system which will link the businesses’ functional areas of sales, inventory,
customer service, finance, shipping, receiving and delivery and manufacturing processes.
These linkages will increase the communication and status of orders providing better
customer service and lower costs due to waste. It will also provide management reports
and better analysis of current conditions and trends.

The ERP system will consist of software and necessary hardware that will support, at a
minimum, the following high level core business needs:

• Customer Relationship Management
• Sales
• Operations
• Finance
• Manufacturing and Service operations

The software will be capable of supporting multiple types of manufacturing and
subcontract service operations at numerous locations simultaneously. In addition, the
software will support the exchange of information between various Department of Public
Safety and Correctional Services – Maryland Correctional Enterprises sites of operations
and customer sites and have a level of customizability to allow integration with other
state of Maryland systems, mainly FMIS (Maryland’s Financial Management Information
System).

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