IT Project Manager
The City of Fredericksburg is looking for a leader to join our team working on a phased ERP System implementation. The primary duty of this position is project management, initially for the implementation of a Tax Billing system and ERP system support and thereafter for future IT system implementations/support. Work includes planning, installation, configuration, operations, training and maintenance of Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) systems and applications.
Under minimal supervision of the Chief Information Officer, this full time position performs work to assist departments and management with use of the ERP System. This position serves as Project Manager and is responsible for project schedules, budgets, meeting facilitation, change management and developing documentation for users. Ensures delivery of program/project deliverables via utilization of excellent judgment, leadership and active risk-management. Responsible for regular written and verbal project communication, including updates to City leadership. Effectively leads diverse groups of stakeholders through a decision making process to reach consensus on process changes. Troubleshoots system related issues and serves as the liaison with the City’s ERP vendor, Tyler Technologies.
This employee works with all levels of management, external agencies and vendors to achieve the City’s strategic goals and objectives. Employee must use initiative and independent judgment in completing tasks. Employee must exercise tact and courtesy in frequent contact with system users. Attention to detail is important for data conversion/validation from a legacy system.
The successful applicant will have a Bachelor’s degree in Information Technology, Project Management, Business Administration, MIS (Management Information Systems) or related field; supplemented by three (3) to five (5) years previous experience and/or training that includes software configuration, data analysis and design, project management; or any equivalent combination of education, training, and experience which provides the requisite knowledge, skills, and abilities for this job.
Additional information may be found on the City’s web page: www.fredericksburgva.gov