Reporting to the Director of Planning and Administration the Donor and Database Implementation Project Manager (PM) will manage the project of converting the existing donor database to a new donor database.
The PM will coordinate, manage and lead the implementation team through a 2-year process which will include gathering details of current business processes, mapping of data to the new system, data cleanup, details for configuration efforts, reports, dashboards and data testing.
- Act as primary liaison with Vendor for contractual, implementation and conversion issues
- Work closely with vendor project manager to maintain the implementation schedule, calendar and key milestones
- Coordinate an internal implementation team, managing cross functional projects of medium to high complexity.
- Keep all parties informed of project status
- Create project plans and teamwork assignments, identify resource needs, direct project work efforts, and track key project milestones.
- Identify issues or risks associated with a project,
- Track and monitor project execution, regularly updating project plans and status reports.
- Analyze business unit technology needs, dissecting complex problems.
- Lead the effort to make the necessary policy and functional decisions
- Identify key dates for project management and implementation management team meetings-based upon deliverables, milestones, and overall implementation timeline
- Schedule all project meetings – work closely with vendor Project Manager to create the agenda for each meeting and distribute prior to scheduled team meeting and keep minutes of each meeting
- Work with vendor Project manager to ensure that all implementation team decisions, work flow and change management decisions are documented
- Ensure user documentation is up to date
- Provide concise and sufficient documentation of migration project, including project re-cap
This is a full-time, salaried, benefit eligible position. Appointment is for two years from date of hire with possibility of continuation based on availability of funding and satisfactory performance.