Business & IT Demand Project Manager

<p>Our client is a global manufacturer of technologically advanced industrial solutions, applications and equipment for a wide range of industries. The company maintains market share by providing unparalleled service excellence to its customers/clients and is committed to best practices and continuous improvement.</p>


Career Opportunities International (C.O.I.)

<p>Your Global Talent Partners</p> <p>Career Opportunities International (C.O.I.) is a dynamic and progressive international search firm with offices in the US and Europe. C.O.I. assists companies large and small, across international borders, to find highly qualified professionals to fill mid and upper-level management positions.</p> <p>We have an international team of executive recruiters and partners who understand business from a global perspective but also have an in-depth understanding of local business practices in a multi-cultural society. We are dedicated and experienced professionals with the ability to identify the perfect match in the shortest time possible.</p> <p>Our clients trust that we will maintain the highest standards of integrity with a commitment to deliver unsurpassed results.</p>

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Overview: <p>We are seeking an experience business process expert who can tie the business and IT strategies to ensure successful ways of working through useful technology and process solutions.&nbsp; The Business &amp; IT Demand Project Manager will collaborate with business partners globally to understand the business vision and identify opportunities for continuous improvement as well as to establish and articulate the IT strategy and guidelines for the business applications and systems, including SAP.</p> <p>&nbsp;</p> <p>This is a global role and the ideal candidate will posses a strong background and extensive experience in business processes, IT project management and ERP systems. Your technical experience will allow you to solve highly complex problems and able to think strategically. This role will require strong communication skills, ability to collaborate and capacity to influence with effective authority as you work in between the Business Units and IT.</p> <p>&nbsp;</p> <p><strong>&nbsp;</strong></p> <p><strong>Title:&nbsp; &nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; Business &amp; IT Demand Project Manager &nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; </strong></p> <p><strong>Location:&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; Zurich Region - &nbsp;Switzerland</strong></p>
Responsibilities: <p><strong>Key Responsibilities</strong></p> <p>&nbsp;</p> <ul> <li>Lead and manage implementation projects, ensure that projects are delivered on time and within the budget</li> <li>Represent projects during Steering Committee Meetings</li> <li>Identify strategic and tactical needs for business applications and interpret the needs into a system solution for the business</li> <li>Act as a global process owner for IT support</li> <li>Collaborate with strategic IT and IT support to achieve the goals of the business</li> <li>Develop and execute storage concept for information through SharePoint, Intranet and conventional server storage</li> </ul> <p>&nbsp;</p> <p><strong>Reports to VP Technology Management and Process Innovation</strong></p>
Requirements: <p><strong>Qualifications and Skills </strong></p> <p>&nbsp;</p> <ul> <li>Good experience working in a matrix organization and across cultures</li> <li>Excellent communication and analytical skills, ability to negotiate and influence</li> <li>Effectively communicate within all levels of staff and management to maintain relationship and cooperation in pursuing the goals is of high importance</li> <li>Strong problem solving and organizational skills</li> <li>Ability to work in ever changing organization</li> <li>International mindset</li> <li>Knowledge and experience in SAP implementation, ERP systems, IT Project Portfolio Management</li> <li>Strong attention to detail and technical skills</li> <li>Fluent in English and German highly desired</li> <li>Ability to travel as needed internationally</li> </ul> <br /> <p><strong>Education and Experience</strong></p> <p>&nbsp;</p> <ul> <li>University degree in Information Technology, Business Administration or Engineering</li> <li>Minimum 10 years of experience in IT, Business Application/Processes</li> </ul>