Global IT Infrastructure PMO

Job location:
Athens, Greece
Created moment:
April 12, 2022
Job reference:
REQ - 05720

The Company

The world leader in mineral-based specialty solutions for industry, with over 16,000 employees and over 200 sites worldwide, Imerys delivers high value-added, functional solutions to diversified set of industrial sectors, from processing industries to consumer goods. The Group draws on its knowledge of applications, technological expertise and its material science know-how to deliver solutions based on beneficiation of its mineral resources, synthetic minerals and formulations. These contribute essential properties to customers’ products and performance, including refractoriness, hardness, conductivity, opacity, durability, purity, lightness, filtration, absorption and repellency. Imerys is determined to develop responsibly, in particular by fostering the emergence of environmentally-friendly products and processes.

If you want to grow your skills and develop your career, find out more at www.imerys.com

The Position

Global IT Infrastructure PMO

Job Summary

Location: Athens / Other in Europe

Role overview

The purpose of the Global IT Infrastructure PMO is to:

  • Ensure that the program/project is completed on schedule and that the final product meets the business, technical, and established quality requirements.

  • Manage forecast resource allocation schedules, work progress and project budgets.

  • Take direct action on programs/projects, or on behalf of a company department for cross-functional tracking of the project portfolio.

  • Contribute to the identification of infrastructure requirements for acquisition and divestiture targets and ensure they are completed on time and within budget.

Reports To: IT Director Global Infrastructure

Direct reports:  2 Direct reports and consultants 

Responsibilities and Duties

  • Responsible for the development of estimates for the enhancement or development effort in planning, analysis, design, construction, testing, and implementation.

  • Plans, organizes, prioritizes, and manages multiple work efforts across infrastructure teams.

  • Monitors project milestones and phases to ensure the project is on schedule. 

  • Notifies team leads of project timelines, milestones, phases, work requests target dates, and approved executable work package.

  • Prepares project status reports on a periodic basis for Application teams, Infrastructure teams, IT Manager PMO and appropriate stakeholders.

  • Adjusts and revises allocated resources estimates when necessary.

  • Ensures processes and activities are followed and documented.

  • Coordinates the establishment of infrastructure project specific procedures with team leads.

  • Serves as the primary point of contact for all infrastructure project-related issues and resolution of issues.

  • Develops, motivates, and directs Infrastructure project manager members to create a team environment.

Qualifications & Experience
Essential

  • Bachelor’s degree or technical institute degree/certificate or equivalent work experience.

  • Typically requires 5 or more years of relevant experience deploying and/or administrating infrastructure solutions. 

  • Management of an international team.

  • Fluent or native English speaker.

  • Experience managing multiple, simultaneous and high-profile projects.

  • Experience in developing project management programs, standards and procedures, including successful implementations in large enterprise environments.

  • Solid foundation in IT infrastructure concepts and procedures.

  • Good understanding of Cloud technologies (AWS, Azure).

  • Ability to travel.

Desirable

  • Experience of working within a culturally diverse global company

  • Conversant in French or another European language would be advantageous

Skills & Person Specification

  • Strong ability to convey project management and project related information to non-technical end-users in a way that provides understanding and visibility.

  • Flexible working hours to accommodate diverse geographic locations.

  • Safety oriented and driven, leading by example on all matters on safety.

  • Strong leadership and management skills with the ability to draw and embody a strategic vision.

  • Interpersonal and collaborative skills.

  • Problem solving ability with a rigorous mindset.

Position Type

Full time

and

Permanent

Only technical issues will be monitored through the below inbox:

recruiting.support@ imerys.com

PLEASE DO NOT SUBMIT RESUMES OR APPLICATIONS TO THIS EMAIL, AS THEY WILL NOT BE REVIEWED. 

To ensure fairness and legal compliance in our recruitment processes, only applications received through the online application process will be considered. 

IMERYS is an Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity Employer and it is our policy to not discriminate against any employee or applicant for employment because of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information, disability, veteran status, or any other status protected by federal, state or local laws.