Technical Applications Project Manager

Employer
Swissport
Location
Dulles, VA
Posted
Apr 20, 2017
Closes
Apr 21, 2017
Hours
Full Time
Swissport International Ltd. is a Swiss aviation services company providing airport ground and cargo handling services, headquartered in Opfikon, Switzerland, is looking for a IT Application Technical Project Manager, in our IT department's Corporate Office in Dulles, VA. Due to growth, and the increasing importance to IT and the core business. Swissport IT is undergoing a global transformation in technology, organization, and maturity, to move from a distributed approach to a centralized Future Mode of Operations. The IT Application Technical Project Manager, plays a key role during the IT transformation to implement Application Lifecycle Management for a best-in-class global and regional IT organization based on outsourced central IT services. If you have managed a portfolio of application development projects in a full lifecycle capacity, we would like to speak to you! Please apply! As the IT Application Manager/Owner you will:Manage a portfolio of Applications including all interfacing Applications as required.Support the Business Application Managers and Key Users deliver the required tools for operation.Ownership of the Technical Design, Development changes and Integration of Applications within the Swissport Application Landscape.Work with IT Infrastructure Operations and Vendors to ensure that Applications are available and performant for Business Operations especially at month end periods.Communicate with Business Application Managers when there are issues and escalations.Time and Attendance applications.Work closely with other IT leaders to develop transformation plans and roadmaps in all areas to implement the full Application Management lifecycle aligned with IT policies and desired state.Tracking budgets.Possibly managing direct reports as well as projects. Basic Qualifications:Bachelor`s degree in Computer Science or relevant field.5 years' IT Application Technical Project Management experience.Ability to project manage new Application Developments and large technical upgrades.Clear understanding of ITIL and service management of applications.Experience with Agile methodologies.Excellent planning, communication, problem solving and facilitation skills.Ability to be successful in a dynamic, multi-cultural, and geographically distributed matrix organization.Fluent in oral English and excellent in writing.Willingness to travel.Strong positive, Service-oriented attitude. Preferred Qualifications:8 plus years of IT Application Technical Project Management experience.3 years' experience of supporting Ground Handling or Cargo or similar Business Applications Company Description: At Swissport, our mission is simple. To provide the aviation industry with consistent and tailor-made solutions around the globe, for a better customer experience. We are the leading Ground Services Provider to the aviation industry. We employ over 55,000 dedicated professionals, serving over 700 client companies at 255 stations in 44 countries on five continents. At Swissport, we deliver unparalleled value in the areas of Ground Handling, Cargo Services, Executive Aviation, Travel Services, Fueling and Aircraft Maintenance.