Client is seeking preferably a techno/functional consultant (but will consider a functional consultant) with demonstrated experience in a public sector environment with the PeopleSoft Grants and Contracts functionality. The ideal candidate will also have experience with integration to PeopleSoft Projects and Accounts Receivable. Knowledge of the PeopleSoft technical suite of tools (Application Designer, Application Engine, PeopleCode, etc) as well as SQL is desirable.
The consultant will need to demonstrate clarity of approach and assessment and must have hands-on experience with configuring Contracts and Grants setups at prior engagements. S/he will also have superior communications skills, and have demonstrated experience in liaising with the business community to gather requirements, draft functional specifications and obtain sign-off and approval for the specifications; in addition the consultant will have worked closely with technical teams to translate functional specifications into technical design documents, and develop and execute test plans.
The following outlines the services to be provided by the consultant:
Work with the client and partner community and lead the effort to design a baseline configuration with required customization and business process changes to meet all requirements.
Validate and document efforts already performed as they relate to UNDP-s and Partner Agencies business requirements and provide a system design (configuration, required customizations, business process changes) that allows a stable co-existence.
Document and analysis current incidents reported by user base user as they relate to mapping and use of Grants and Contracts.
QA current implementation of system configurations and implemented processes.
Recommend changes and Implementation design plan for Grants and Contracts that meet business requirements and provide a system design (configuration, required customizations, business process changes) that allows a stable co-existence.
Document Grants and Contracts business reporting needs for corporate and project management levels and recommend a reporting approach.
Provide post implementation guidance to reengineered processes
Provide production support for Customer Contract issues arising from the current business process implementation; and document the findings, decision points, and possible configuration/customizations recommended