Contracting Improvements Project Manager Role

Position:
Full-Time
Location: 
Onsite, the City of Philadelphia (Virtual)
Start Date: 
ASAP
Nationality:
Any

Windows Management Experts (WME) is looking for a motivated & experienced Contracting Improvements Project Manager Role for one of our valued clients. Our client needs a candidate for their office of Innovation & Technology for a 6-month long project (there is a fair chance of extension in the duration of the assignment, beyond this duration.)

Our client is a large-scale organization, and they are seeking a full-time contractual position to perform business analysis and project management on the professional services contracting process, with a focus on supporting the delivery of a custom-built software solution to streamline demographic disclosures required of vendors.  

The Contracting Improvement Project Manager will support the Disclosure Project Core Team (in the Procurement Department) in analyzing current processes for professional services contracting from the perspective of a vendor. This will include business analysis, process mapping, etc., with the expectation of providing informed recommendations regarding future contracting process improvements to make it easier for vendors to do business with our client.

Most importantly, WME is looking for some exceptional communication & interpersonal skills in our upcoming team member. The candidate’s toolbox must be complete and diverse. From being technically savvy to displaying a vigorous passion for learning beyond their traditional areas of expertise, the resource must prove to be an asset to the company.

Required Skills/Qualifications/Education:

  • Industry and/or consulting experience with hands-on skills working on technology-enabled processes and organizational redesign and change initiatives.
  • Experience working in a public sector, higher education, and/or healthcare multi-entity, multi-site environment.
  • Hands-on expertise in a supervisory, project manager role and/or with leading project teams.
  • Extensive expertise with financial, grants, procurement, and supply chain business process and systems implementation/upgrade.
  • Experience working with diverse stakeholder groups on large-complex multi-entity and/or multi-site institutions within the public sector, higher education, or healthcare industries.
  • In-depth knowledge and hands-on experience with leading vendor enterprise resource planning packaged software and business intelligence/data warehouse solutions that focus on providing public sector, higher education, and healthcare functionality and technologies such as PeopleSoft, Oracle, SAP, Infor, Workday, OBIEE, Tableau, etc.
  • Hands-on experience with process redesign, software selection, and implementation.
  • Skilled in performing process facilitation and workshop redesign activities.
  • Strong team leadership and orientation with a focus on collaboration, an ability to work independently, and a high level of professionalism.
  • Excellent verbal, interpersonal, meeting facilitation, and written communication/documentation skills.
  • High attention to detail with the ability to manage multiple priorities.
  • Highly skilled and hands-on experience working with MS Office Applications (Word, PowerPoint, Outlook, Excel, Visio, Project).

Responsibilities of the Desired Contracting Improvements Project Manager:

  • Engaging subject matter experts to gather information, providing input, participating in workshop sessions, and reviewing work products created.
  • Documentation of processes, training, and change management.
  • Assisting with requirements gathering, decision-making, and implementation.
  • Assisting with reviewing previous research, recommendations, and findings.
  • Assisting with creating materials that correspond with the Disclosure Project Core Team’s implementation strategy such as Training documents for internal staff, communications and instructions for the vendor community, general change management documentation, and any additional materials TBD by the team.
  • Evaluating and making recommendations regarding the client’s eContracts website to better organize, communicate, and disseminate accurate information regarding professional services contracting.
  • Designing simplified one-pager PDF documents outlining current and future contracting processes
  • Supports the Disclosure Project Core Team through the development of a minimum viable product to streamline the way that vendors complete demographic disclosures.
  • Participating in regular project meetings, acting as a liaison between departments comprising Disclosure Project Core Team.
  • Preparing, tracking, and reporting on the status of activities.
  • Facilitating the completion of project tasks.
  • Helping Project Core Team make timely decisions.

Core Values:

  • Integrity (Doing What’s Right)
  • Inclusion (Encouraging Diversity)
  • Teamwork (Working Together)
  • Excellence (Being Your Best)
  • Accountability (Taking Personal Responsibility)

Disclaimer

All the qualified applicants will receive due consideration for employment without any regard to their race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or veteran status.

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