Project Manager

Location: London, UK or Rotterdam, The Netherlands

Performs management of system development and implementation tasks for consulting project activities; Determines client project requirements and estimates scope and costs of client assignment; Leads matrix managed team in providing technical solutions for a project; Assists in assigning work, coordinating work assignments and training other team members.

Responsibilities:

  • Manage complex hardware and software implementations to meet budget, schedule and quality goals at the customers site
  • Establish and manage project scope, requirements and time lines over a multi year time frame.
  • Regularly and accurately report % of completion and other key KPIs for financial purposes and revenue recognition
  • Consults and advises customer as to the capabilities of standard products, based on knowledge of business operations of the client's industry
  • Specifies designs and reviews custom software development. Participates in design reviews with hardware and software development teams
  • Integrates standard product with custom development and verifies proper operation
  • Takes initiative in handling multiple demands by demonstrating flexibility for optimum customer satisfaction
  • Clearly communicates in oral and in written communication; listens, responds and keeps others informed
  • Works collaboratively within teams and contributes to group outcomes. A true team player able to maintain and build on the company’s existing high standards of honesty and integrity both internally and externally.
  • Understands complex strategic concepts and relationships by analyzing problems from different points of view. Applies broad knowledge and experience to address critical issues
  • Inspires customer confidence through professional presence and self-confidence.
  • Build and maintain customer relationships, identifying opportunities for client and Navis by attaining trusted advisor status.
  • Demonstrates knowledge of consulting methods, tools and techniques to ensure that expertise is maximized
  • Demonstrates knowledge of and sensitivity to legal considerations such as specific terminology, ownership, intellectual property, consultant's rights and other legal protections
  • Providing technical support to other program activities as needed:
  • Program transition to customer support
  • Working with other groups and supporting non-program activities:
  • Training and certification of in-house and partner implementation teams
  • Providing on-site and remote support for system installations
  • Collecting and providing feedback to product development teams on hardware issues and recommended improvements

Requirements:

  • Excellent written, oral presentation and customer interaction skills to CEO level
  • 4 year Degree in Business, Depot Operations and Logistics, Marine Operations, Computer Science or related disciplines
  • Minimum 7 years of applicable experience, at least 3 within a professional services organization
  • Software deployment experience for large, complex and fixed bid programs
  • Experience using, implementing or upgrading Navis N4 / SPARCS or similar terminal operating system is desirable.
  • Experience integrating 3rd party software and hardware
  • Experience with Unix, Windows, Oracle, EDI, SQL Server. Not necessarily at a technical level but understanding capabilities and limitations.
  • Strong technical and troubleshooting skills in several applications and technologies
  • Previous experience working for a consulting firm or system integrator
  • Able and willing to work extended hours under tight deadline to successfully meet objectives
  • Experience of user training and/or acceptance testing possibly with knowledge of automated testing tools capabilities and limitations
  • Should engagement on other projects be necessary, willingness to travel up to 50%

To Apply:

Qualified candidates should send their resume to careers [at] navis [dot] com. Please indicate the job title for which you are applying. This is a full-time position. We offer a competitive compensation and benefits package. Navis is an EOE employer.