IT Project Manager & Application Owner (Hybrid)

Job location:
Athens, Greece
Created moment:
January 11, 2024
Job reference:
REQ - 07765

The Company

The world’s leading supplier of mineral-based specialty solutions for industry with 14,000 employees, operations in more than 40 countries, and €4.3 billion in revenue in 2022.
Imerys delivers high-value-added, functional solutions to a great number of sectors, from processing industries to consumer goods. The Group draws on its understanding of applications, technological knowledge and expertise in material science to deliver solutions by beneficiating its mineral resources, synthetic minerals and formulations. Imerys’ solutions contribute essential properties to customers’ products and their performance, including heat resistance, hardness, conductivity, opacity, durability, purity, lightness, filtration, absorption and water repellency. Imerys is determined to develop responsibly, in particular by fostering the emergence of environmentally-friendly products and processes.
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The Position

IT Project Manager & Application Owner (Hybrid)

Job Summary


Imerys IT is evolving, in 2021, from an IT with strong regional platforms, to a more global organization, to enable a strategic & consistent partnership with the BAs & functions as well as simplifying and harmonizing the IT landscape.  

Departments in the enabling functions scope are Purchase, Finance, Human Resources, Communication, Legal, Audit, Strategy. This position will focus mainly on the HR and Legal domains. The IT Application Owner and Project Manager covers any topics related to applications lifecycle (support, maintenance, upgrade, decommissioning,...) and also manages projects requested by Business related to application implementation, migration or enhancements.


Scope :  IT Applications and Processes for HR and Legal Departments

  • Manage IT Projects implementation and application management activities.

  • Oversee and control applicative roadmaps associated with his/her application(s) scope.

  • Manage relationships with external support teams (TPM) when needed.

  • Manage the application budget associated with Project and Application.

  • Ensure service performance quality in terms of cost, deadline and quality with his/her application(s) scope.

  • Interact with other IT teams (infrastructure, Security, Architecture, Business Areas,...) to ensure the performance of the application portfolio.

  • Participate in Applications DRP for the application portfolio in conjunction with the respective business stakeholders and IT infrastructure teams.

As Application Owner

  • Manage and maintain access to applications in the scope by coordinating with functional administrators : grant access to new users, delete access for leavers, review number of users vs number of purchased licenses, update access permissions when required… 

  • Maintain the applications catalog up to date to improve and facilitate end users support and applications technical maintenance

  • Participate to transversal projects, assess impacts and risks on application and define an action plan

  • Review and Audit

  • Periodic review (quarterly) of accounts status, roles and user’s access closely with the functional administrator of the application (once per quarter recommended but at least once per six months

  • Responsible to keep track of the costs related to the application he manages and check for licensing purchase when needed.

As Project Manager:

  • Follow Imerys Project methodology by participating in the monthly review and other PMO meetings and initiatives.

  • Is responsible for the project management activities.

  • Provide to governance bodies with relevant information/analysis on project, projects status and budget estimates/follow up to support decision and validation processes; report arbitration needs and make recommendations (prioritization, abandonment, ...)

  • Manage projects earning customer’s satisfaction while complying with business scope, budget, quality solution and schedule.

  • Prepare and secure activities, process and procedures for the transition from the project to run phase.

Qualifications & Expertise:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Science, Information Systems, or Engineering

  • 6 years of practical experience in projects related applications

  • Extensive experience as an application owner

  • Project management certification

  • Experience of working within a culturally diverse global company

  • Fluent or native English speaker

  • Knowledge on Google applications

  • Experience of working within a culturally diverse global company

  • Strong verbal and written communication skills

  • Interpersonal and collaborative skills

Position Type

Full time



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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.