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8 Feb 2017

Full-Time Team Manager IT Project Management

Kuehne + Nagel Group – Posted by admin Luxembourg, District de Luxembourg, Luxembourg


Job Description

Team Manager IT Project Management

Your tasks and responsibilities

Team Management

  • Disciplinary and functional responsibility for the BeLux Business System Implementation Team (currently 10 team members);
  • Give guidance and motivation to the team, by continuous training and performance measurement;
  • Actively drive the yearly Performance review and target setting process for all direct reports.

Project Management

  • Manage IT project scope, IT project budgeting and cost reporting while ensuring successful completion of projects;
  • Assess, plan for, and manage project risks, issues, escalations and problem resolutions;
  • Report status regularly and accurately reflecting issues, progress and key milestones;
  • Act as project liaison between IT partners, client organizations and IT leadership and business project management;
  • Manage project based contractors, consultants, and outsourced teams in the delivery of information technology support and change;
  • Ownership for Unit and System Integration Test, as well as User Acceptance Test;
  • Ownership for Technical Go Live.

Solution Lead

  • Develop and maintain an in-depth knowledge of internal technologies, processes and standards;
  • Meet with business applications owners of IT applications to understand future requirements and address support needs;
  • Stay abreast of latest technologies in area of expertise, make recommendations on future direction, and disseminate relevant information to other stakeholders;
  • Lead in negotiating contracts, support agreements and other arrangements.

Business Solution Definition

  • Design technology solutions against business needs;
  • Research, create and present project proposals to the business and IT teams, including identifying viable alternatives for solving the problem, evaluating ROI statistics and gathering and documenting IT requirements.

Methodology ownership

  • Global Implementation Methodology and strategy development;
  • Adapt and improve continuously the content of the Implementation Toolbox, in collaboration with the Global Implementation Competence.

Your skills and experience

  • High degree of organizational, administrative, communication skills and self-motivation;
  • Proven record of ability to lead, manage and motivate a team;
  • Ability to work on own initiative;
  • Willingness to travel (appr. 30 – 50 % of working time);
  • Strong understanding of Project Management discipline and solutions;
  • Proven ability to manage projects, teams and deliver agreed upon solutions;
  • University degree or similar level of education in transport business;
  • Demonstrated analytical, numeric and analysis skills & awareness;
  • Strong understanding of IT solutions and the implementation of corresponding IT solutions;
  • Structured process analysis and process documentation skills.

How to Apply

Job Categories: IT. Job Types: Full-Time.

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