Behind the vast and diverse Montgomery Parks system, there is a robust data infrastructure. The Technology Project Manager is an integral part of the Enterprise Asset Management (EAM) team that provides the accurate and relevant data to help continuously improve the park experience for our patrons. This valuable data infrastructure facilitates consistent business processes and maintenance standards for park operations and is used to make sound business decisions and create efficiencies.
The Maryland-National Capital Park and Planning Commission (M-NCPPC), a six-time National Recreational and Parks Association Gold Medal Award Winner is seeking a Technology Project Manager to work at the Montgomery County Department of Parks in Silver Spring, Maryland. We have a career staff complement of nearly 800 employees, and we serve a diverse population of more than one million residents. We manage 422 parks on nearly 37,000 acres of parkland and we are fiscally sound with an annual operating budget of over $100 million, and a six-year Capital Improvement Program of over $220 million.
The Technology Project Manager is directly responsible for the overall management, administration and coordination of automating departmental workflows in the Infor Enterprise Asset Management (EAM) system. In this role, you will collaborate with engineers, park managers, and environmentalists to identify opportunities through data collection and analysis to make the parks department more efficient. This position will deliver every project on time and within budget and scope. The successful candidate should have a background in technology, business management, and analysis.
The ideal candidate is an experienced, enthusiastic, passionate and highly motivated Project Management Professional. The ideal candidate can consistently deliver results in a timely and professional manner and is highly skilled at collaborating and communicating with internal and external customers.
EXAMPLES OF IMPORTANT DUTIES:
• Build productive relationships with people in various disciplines and with varying degrees of IT competencies to meet the goals of the EAM
• Use sound judgment and instincts to identify what is an essential versus a "nice-to-have" on a project and make good choices about trade-offs in implementing projects
• Execute cross-functional projects that span maintenance and administrative units who have different needs and goals
• Provide technical expertise on best practices of database management
Preferred Education and Experience: A minimum of three years' experience in project management; familiarity with Infor EAM or other EAM systems; PMP Certification; advanced time management and analytical skills; working knowledge of Microsoft Excel; excellent written and oral communication skills.
Desirable Skills: SQL Programming Language; Cognos Analytics; An understanding of GIS
1. Bachelor's degree in computer science or related field;
2. Four years of experience in applications support and development; a master's degree in computer science or closely related field can be substituted for two years of experience.
3. An equivalent combination of education and experience.
4. Special Requirements: Programming languages and hardware experience. See appendix for Current Industry Standards.
Internal Number: 13636
About The Maryland National Capital Park and Planning Commission
Created in 1927, The Maryland-National Capital Park and Planning Commission embodies the vision of forward-looking community leaders who saw the need to plan for orderly development and protection of the natural resources in the two suburban counties bordering the District of Columbia. During the Commission's proud 80 plus years of existence, the population of the area it serves has increased to more than 1.6 million residents who inhabit a bi-county area of great economic, racial, ethnic and geographic diversity.The Commission's facilities, programs and responsibilities have constantly evolved and expanded to keep pace with the needs of this vibrant community. From assuming responsibility for the entire public recreation program in Prince George's County in the '70s, to building and strengthening ongoing regional business partnerships, the Commission has continued to plan, fund and deliver quality, innovative programs, facilities and services for over three-quarters of a century. M-NCPPC benefits the citizens of Montgomery and Prince George's Counties by Turning Visions Into Reality.