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9179 Manager V (Enterprise Asset Management Program Manager)

Recruitment #PEX-9179-M00042


The following information describes the civil service classification for which applications are being solicited. Make sure you read the entire announcement before completing the application form.

The purpose of this announcement is to fill a vacant position in this classification.

Amended and reissued to reflect changes to the minimum qualifications.

Applicants who filed under the terms of the announcement issued April 2, 2013 need not reapply.

The filing deadline has been extended to November 1, 2013.

Division: Finance & Information Technology
Section/Unit: Technology and Performance
Work Location: One South Van Ness, 3rd Floor, San Francisco, CA

Position Description:
Reporting to the Chief Information Officer, the 9179 Manager V, Enterprise Asset Management Program Manager at San Francisco Municipal Transportation Agency (SFMTA) will be responsible for development and implementation of a new Enterprise Asset Management (EAM) system to provide cradle-to-grave data and reporting on agency physical assets, tracking purchases and work performed on those assets, with full vertical and horizontal integration. EAM will replace all existing systems used by SFMTA including but not limited to Infor Spear, Infor MP2, and various Microsoft Access and Excel based systems.

The unified EAM for the SFMTA is envisioned as an enterprise resource planning tool for managing materials, work orders, assets, warranties, state of good repair, and all maintenance activities across the Agency.

This position will oversee the EAM project from scoping through implementation and on to completion. The EAM will provide the SFMTA with a fully integrated, hosted solution that unifies the Agency’s asset-related operations on one platform, consolidates existing systems, and provides a single, Agency-wide view.

Examples of Important and Essential Duties
• Manages the day-to-day operational and tactical aspects of a large scale project.
• Recruits specialists and subcontractors to support the project.
• Prepares and monitors the project budget, including controlling project costs.
• Reviews high-level deliverables across project phases.
• Provides project status reports.
• Manages day-to-day client interaction and expectation.
• Coordinates business process review activities associated with the project.
• Manages changes in project scope, identify potential crises, and devise contingency plans proactively.
• Implements engagement reviews in accordance with deliverables scope to ensure profitable and successful execution of consulting engagements.
• Baselines and manages project to pre-determined implementation schedule.
• Directs or manages the development of technical and functional requirements.
• Selects and negotiates with software vendors and/or integration partners.
• Coordinates the work of a multi-disciplinary staff which may cross more than one division, technical, and functional areas.
• Manages the performance of project staff, including contractors and SFMTA employees.
• Manages all training activities related to the project.
• Manages deployment of the new system.

Minimum Qualifications

•Possession of a baccalaureate degree from an accredited college or university; AND
•Four (4) years experience implementing and managing in cross-organizational projects on schedule and on budget; AND
•Possession of a valid driver’s license.

The ideal candidate will possess:
•Possession of a baccalaureate degree from an accredited college or university in business, public policy, computer science, information technology, or related field.
•Excellent organizational and communication skills.
•Understanding of project management principles, contract law, budgeting, negotiations, planning, supervising others, and experience making public presentations.

How To Apply

San Francisco Municipal Transportation Agency employment applications for this position will be accepted through an on-line process only. Mailed, hand delivered and faxed applications will not be accepted.  A résumé and cover letter describing how you meet the qualifications must be attached to the online application.  Visit http://www.jobaps.com/sf to begin the application process:


* Choose “9179 Manager V, Enterprise Asset Management Program Manager” (PEX-9179-M00042) from the list of job opportunities
* Click “Apply” located under the position salary information and acknowledge the information
* Click on “I am a New User” if you have not previously registered, or on “I have Registered Previously”
* Follow instructions given on the screen


To submit résumé using the online application:

  • Select the “Resume” tab in the online application
  • Follow instructions given on screen  

To submit cover letter using the online application:

  • Select the “Other” tab in the online application
  • Choose “Upload” as your method of submittal
  • Click on “Upload Attachment”
  • Follow instructions given on screen

If you are having trouble attaching your résumé /cover letter to the online application, you may submit by fax to (415) 581-5120, ATTN: “9179 Manager V, Enterprise Asset Management Program Manager” (PEX-9179-M00042). A résumé and cover letter will not be accepted in lieu of completing the online application.


Computer kiosks are available for the public from 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. Monday through Friday to file online applications in the lobby of the Department of Human Resources, 1 South Van Ness Avenue, 4th Floor, San Francisco and in the lobby of SFMTA Human Resources office, 1 South Van Ness Avenue, 6th Floor, San Francisco.


Applicants may be contacted by email about this announcement. Therefore, it is their responsibility to ensure that their registered email address is accurate and kept up-to-date. Also, applicants must ensure that email from CCSF is not blocked on their computer by a spam filter. To prevent blocking, applicants should set up their email to accept CCSF mail from the following addresses: (@sfgov.org, @sfmta.com).


Upon successful submittal of the application online, the applicant will receive a notification on the screen, as well as in the applicant’s e-mail inbox, acknowledging the receipt of the application by the SFMTA – HR Operations Section. If you are having difficulty submitting your application online, please contact us at (415) 581-5133 between 8:30 a.m. to noon and 1:00 p.m. to 4:30 p.m. (Monday-Friday, excluding holidays).


Applicants may be required to submit verification (proof) of qualifying experience and education at a later date. A copy of diploma or transcript must be submitted to verify qualifying education.  Verification of experience must be on the employer’s letterhead and must show the name of the applicant, job title(s), duties, dates of service, and must be signed by the employer. Verification may be waived if impossible to obtain. Waiver requests will be considered on a case-by-case basis. Failure to submit the required verification or request for waiver when requested may result in disqualification.

Selection Procedures

Applications will be screened for relevant qualifying experience. Additional screening mechanisms may be implemented in order to determine candidates’ qualifications. Only those applicants who most closely meet the needs of the Agency will be invited to participate in the selection process. Applicants meeting the minimum qualifications are not guaranteed advancement to the interview.


Qualified applicants with disabilities requiring reasonable accommodation in the selection process must contact the SFMTA by phone at (415) 581-5133 or, if hearing impaired, at (415) 701-5043 (TTY); or in writing to: SFMTA Human Resources, HR Operations Section, 1 South Van Ness, 6th Floor, San Francisco, CA 94103 (Specify Class 9179).



Make sure your application and any attachments to the application submitted at the time of filing are complete and accurate and include details on all experience, education, training and other information that qualifies you for this recruitment. Failure to submit a complete and accurate application at the time of filing may result in your ineligibility for this recruitment or inability to receive full credit for scoring purposes. Any new information concerning work experience, education, training and other information that is submitted after the filing deadline may not be used for scoring or considered to determine whether you meet the minimum qualifications.



Disaster Service Workers

All City and County of San Francisco employees are designated Disaster Service Workers through state and local law (California Government Code Section 3100-3109). Employment with the City requires the affirmation of a loyalty oath to this effect. Employees are required to complete all Disaster Service Worker-related training as assigned, and to return to work as ordered in the event of an emergency.


 All employees hired on or after January 10, 2009 will be required (pursuant to San Francisco Charter Section A8.432) to contribute 2% of pre-tax compensation to fund retiree healthcare. In addition, most employees are required to make a member contribution towards retirement, typically 7.5% of compensation. For more information on these provisions, please contact the personnel office of the hiring agency.

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