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Role: PeopleSoft Functional Lead (FIN/HR) Location: Madison, WI Positions: 1 Duration is estimated to be 36 months. DESCRIPTION: The STAR (State Transforming Agency Resources) Project is the State of Wisconsin System’s initiative to replace its legacy finance, procurement, human resources/payroll/benefits and budget systems with Oracle's PeopleSoft software. ERP Implementation Teams are formed around business process areas including Finance, Procurement, Budget and Human Resources Management. Each business team will have a Functional Team Leader. Integration and technology infrastructure teams will also be formed. The individual in this position provides functional expertise in support of the STAR project with specific knowledge in one or more business process areas; and provides support and coordination of the assigned project team members and activities. This position is a Business Analyst, responsible for functional support of the STAR project. This includes activities such as troubleshooting problems and assisting through resolution, participating in writing functional and technical requirements for system changes, perform system and integration testing of changes to the PeopleSoft applications, assist with documentation of user procedures and training programs. Goals and Worker Activities 35% A. Project Management and Team Collaboration A1. Functional process owner for the business process area and/or module. Provides expertise on business processes and solutions. A2. Collaborates with other functional team members to develop common processes across the State of Wisconsin. A3. Responsible for the design and documentation of the business requirements. A4. Provides advanced problem solving and functional support; works with the team to resolve complex functional problems. A5. Executes, monitors, and documents functional activity for the ERP project; provides functional expertise and guidance during the project to ensure proper design techniques are used and that all resources are used appropriately. A6. Works with representatives from other administration areas to ensure seamless integration with their modules. A7. Collaborates with other team members in the development and execution of an implementation/rollout plan. A8. Participates in preparation of status reports documenting progress against plan. A9. Collaborates with the team to facilitate the development and implementation of support procedures. 50% B. Systems Development of large, complex projects consisting of multi-phased development efforts B1. Provides alternative solutions and recommendations to complex business problems and issues and works with team members to determine satisfactory approach. B2. In coordination with the functional team members, develop strategies for the future business process flows within the PeopleSoft applications. B3. Identify opportunities to streamline business processes to best leverage the PeopleSoft system. B4. Responsible for the development of functional and technical requirements for the PeopleSoft system. B5. Participates in the development of conversion requirements. Works closely with the conversion development team to ensure that requirements are met. B6. Implements/ensures data quality/cleansing efforts. B7. Participates in development of testing and training requirements. B8. Responsible for the analysis and design of any necessary modification. Works closely with the development staff on the development, testing and implementation of the necessary modification. B9. Works with the Change Management team and functional team members to develop p comprehensive user documentation. B10. Participates in the development of testing plans and scenarios ensuring that all aspects of the module are fully tested: application/unit test, integrated test, parallel test, performance/stress test. B11. Participates in the development and documentation of security requirements for all users. B12. Participates in the deployment phase, cutover plan, data conversion, master data load, historical data load. Knowledge and Skills: • Knowledge of complex business/transaction processing for the State of Wisconsin. Solid understanding of the Department of Administration and agency organizations. • Excellent business and transaction processing skills. • Strong analytical skills. Synthesizes complex or diverse information; collects and researches data; uses intuition and experience to complement data; designs work flows and procedures. • Problem-solving skills. Identifies and resolves problems in a timely manner; gathers and analyzes information skillfully; develops alternative solutions; works well in group problem-solving situations. • Planning and organization/Project Management Skills. Able to coordinate many different project tasks (determines relative importance of each; prioritizes and plans work activities; sets appropriate deadlines to complete activities accordingly); effectively manages time and resources; sets goals and objectives. • Leadership Skills. Inspires and motivates others to perform well; effectively influences actions and opinions of others. Works well with all implementation team members and leaders at all agencies. • Teamwork and Issue resolution skills. Balances team and individual responsibilities; exhibits objectivity and openness to others' view; gives and welcomes feedback; contributes to building a positive team spirit; able to build morale and group commitments to goals and objectives; supports every team member's effort to success; ability to obtain resolution by team consensus when differences in business processes are discussed. • Excellent oral and written communication skills. Speaks clearly and persuasively in positive or negative situations; responds well to questions; demonstrates group presentation skills; participates in meetings; writes clearly and informatively; varies writing styles to meet needs; presents numerical data effectively. • Information processing methodologies • Process analysis and design techniques • Advanced testing techniques • Solid understanding of information technology Highly qualified candidates will also have a combination of the following: 1) Leadership experience with systems development projects in a functional capacity within a public sector environment 2) Experience with developing, implementing, and/or managing large, complex operational systems (finance, procurement, budget or human resource administration systems) within a public sector environment 3) Experience with business process redesign 4) Knowledge of PeopleSoft Application Fundamentals and Administration Tools 5) Knowledge of Oracle Database and SQL TARGET PROFILE(S): #1 - Local -- Peoplesoft Functional Lead #2 - Non-local -- Peoplesoft Functional Lead (HR/Fin/Budget) #3 - Non-local -- Peoplesoft Functional Lead -- Government Implementations SKILLS - CORE: Peoplesoft Peoplesoft -- BA Roles Peoplesoft -- Functional Roles SKILLS - MAJORITY REQUIRED: PeopleSoft Application Designer PeopleSoft Application Engine PeopleSoft Configuration Manager PeopleSoft Data Mover PeopleSoft Integration Broker Business Process Improvements Peoplesoft -- Government domain Peoplesoft -- Finance Lead Peoplesoft -- HR Lead Peoplesoft -- Budgets Lead Peoplesoft -- Procurement Lead SKILLS - ALSO CONSIDERED: Develop and document functional requirements working with SME, IT staff and other stakeholders. Analytical/problem solving skills Ability to navigate and query a relational database (Oracle) to both develop reports and to perform data validation using common tools including SQL/PLSQL . Develop design specifications Ability to perform testing of applications, facilitate testing by others, document results and facilitate efforts to uncover and fix issues found during testing. -- Regards, GALLOP Resources, Inc 1220 N Market Street, Suite 806, Wilmington, Delaware, 19801 www.gallopresources.com -- You received this message because you are subscribed to the Google Groups "IT Auditor Resumes" group. To unsubscribe from this group and stop receiving emails from it, send an email to itresumes+unsubscr...@googlegroups.com. To post to this group, send email to itresu...@googlegroups.com. Visit this group at http://groups.google.com/group/itresumes. For more options, visit https://groups.google.com/groups/opt_out.