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IT Project Manager-Malta, NY-TCI

Company Name:
SGS AUTOMOTIVE
#### Primary Responsibilities
SGS Automotive Services, N.A., a division of SGS Group based in Geneva Switzerland, provides commercial and statutory automotive related services to our clients in the US, Canada, and Mexico. SGS Automotive is a vehicle inspection company for the study, development and application of technologies for motor vehicle testing, diagnostics, repair, technician training, and information management. Coupled with developing and managing Inspection and Maintenence programs. SGS also provides a wide range of commercial automotive industry inspection services such as New Car, Off-Lease, certified pre-owned, auction, B2B on line, and dealer testing, inspection and certification services.
Responsible for the creation and execution of project work plans from design and development to production and implementation and, revises as appropriate to meet changing needs and requirements; identifies the resources needed and assigns individual responsibilities; manages the day-to-day operational aspects of a project and scope; and, reviews the deliverables prepared by team before passing to client.
Position located in Malta, NY
#### Reporting to
VP Implementation and Support Servicves
#### Specific responsibilities
Creates and executes project work plans and revises as appropriate to meet changing needs and
requirements.
Identifies resources needed and works with IT Manager to assign individual responsibilities.
Manages day-to-day operational aspects of a project and scope and client interaction.
Sets and manages operations and client expectations.
Develops lasting relationships with operations and client personnel that foster operations ties.
Reviews deliverables prepared by team before passing to operations or the client.
Effectively applies our methodology and enforces project standards.
Ensures project documents are complete, current, and stored appropriately.
Tracks and reports team hours and expenses on a weekly basis.
Communicates effectively with clients to identify needs and evaluate alternative business solutions.
Continually seeks opportunities to increase customer satisfaction and deepen operations and client
relationships
Manages project budget.
Facilitate and document JAD sessions with operations and clients.
Manage development of requirements documentation
Obtain operations and client signoff of requirements
Performs other duties as assigned.
#### Profile
Bachelor''s Degree in Engineering or Computer Science or in a related field preferred;
Minimum four years experience in project management, risk management and working in large and
complex programs;
Technical expertise with preference in the management, design, development and implementation
f software systems;
Experience working with Executive Management Teams;
Experience managing engineering projects and technical teams, utilizing industry standard process
methodologies;
Excellent written and verbal communication;
Knowledge of principles and processes for providing customer and personal service;
Knowledge of business and management principles involved in strategic planning, resource allocation,
leadership technique, production methods, and coordination of people and resources;
Familiar with a variety of the field''s concepts, practices, and procedures; and, a wide degree of
creativity and latitude is expected.
#### Skills
Facilitates team and client meetings effectively.
Holds regular status meetings with project team.
Effectively communicates relevant project information to superiors.
Delivers engaging, informative, well-organized presentations.
Resolves and/or escalates issues in a timely fashion.
Possesses general understanding in the areas of application programming, database and system design.
Understands Internet, Intranet, Extranet and client/server architectures.
Possesses a thorough understanding of our capabilities.
Maintains awareness of new and emerging technologies and the potential application on client engagements.
Consistently acknowledges and appreciates each team member''s contributions.
Effectively utilizes each team member to his/her fullest potential.
Motivates team to work together in the most efficient manner.
Keeps track of lessons learned and shares those lessons with team members.
Mitigates team conflict and communication problems.
#### Additional information
HEALTH AND SAFETY GUIDELINES:
Demonstrates strong commitment to SGS HSE Policies, Procedures, and Work Instructions by participating in safety meetings, completing required training, intervening in unsafe situations, refusing unsafe work, and complying fully with all applicable laws and regulations related to HSE.
Responds appropriately to emergency situations and assists other staff members in maintaining readiness to respond to emergencies within the workplace.
In accordance with the SGS HSE Management System requirements, disposes of, or directs the disposal of, waste generated as a part of daily work performed in a safe manner and in compliance with all waste transportation and disposal regulations and requirements.
Reports all incidents (actual incidents and near misses) in accordance with the SGS Incident Reporting requirements.
Uses all equipment (including safety equipment) in the manner intended and reports any damaged / lost equipment to supervisor.
Maintain a safe and tidy worksite.
Maintains awareness of hazards and proposes controls to supervisor, HSE Representatives or relevant client / site contact.
Actively participates in incident investigations and risk assessments as deemed necessary by SGS management.
OTHER INFORMATION:
Valid driving license
Ability and willingness to travel, sometimes at short notice
Reliable transportation
To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily with or without reasonable accommodations. The requirements listed above are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required.
This job description should not be construed as an exhaustive statement of duties, responsibilities or requirements, but a general description of the job. Nothing contained herein restricts the company's rights to assign or reassign duties and responsibilities to this job at any time.
SGS is an EOE AA M/F/Vet/Disability employer.
Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to their race, color, religion, national origin, sex, protected veteran status or disability.
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Industry or Theme: Automotive
Functional Area: Information Technology
Contract Type:
Reference Number: US04303
Listing Date: 13.03.2014 00
Closing Date: 13.03.2015 00

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