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GIS - Project Manager

  • Applications are considered on a rolling basis
  • Kifisia
  • Applications are considered on a rolling basis
  • Kifisia

Are you ready for the next step in your career? Do you want a role where your GIS expertise is truly recognised and you get to take on real responsibility?

Sword Services Greece S.A. (Athens) is looking for a GIS Project Manager! You have an amazing opportunity to work in a multinational fast-paced environment, in an IT company, offering services to most of the European Commission Institutions and European Agencies through multi-year contracts.

You will have the chance to join the newly established GIS team in Athens, to work closely with other competent GIS professionals from other countries and to contribute with your knowledge and experience in the implementation of highly visible and critical GIS projects of the European Union.

You need to have a demonstrated track record of managing teams in Geographical Information related or GIS development projects through relevant workplace experience.

What you will do...

  • Project/process management : project/process planning, monitoring, risk and quality management and development of project strategies. Has overall responsibility of the project and its budget, provides leadership to the team, motivates and coaches staff. May need to establish and manage a process for coordinating various actors of the project for a specific objective, e.g. implementation of specific data collection. Will have to draft reports, manage meetings and contribute to several working groups, prepare and give presentations and perform administrative work related to the project.
  • Geospatial data management : supporting the creation, collection, update, upgrade and enrichment of geospatial datasets.
  • Oral and written communication : drafting inventories of user requirements, technical specifications and other technical reports, papers and presentations, public speaking for training or user support, internal and external meetings and workshops.

What is your education and experience...

  • University degree
  • Minimum 7 years of professional experience
  • Minimum 3 years as a project leading manager of GI or GIS development projects. Role should cover project processes such as: initiation, planning, executing, monitoring, control and closing.
  • Minimum 3 years of experience in project management and software development methodologies (e.g. PMI, Prince2, RUP, Agile, etc.) and PM tools
  • Experience in international projects is desirable
  • Very good knowledge of project management standards and methodologies (e.g. PM², RUP, Prince2, Agile or equivalent)
  • Very good knowledge of project management tools (e.g. MS Project)
  • Good knowledge of GIS methodologies and technologies
  • Knowledge of geospatial data management operations is desirable
  • Very good oral and written communication skills and project management skills
  • Excellent written and oral skills in English

Personal Characteristics…

  • Attention to detail and strong sense of responsibility
  • Organised and self-driven
  • Proactively manage own tasks to agreed deadlines
  • Able to build effective and collaborative relationships
  • Creatively solve problems, think critically and present solutions in a clear and logical manner
  • Ability to work effectively & efficiently with various diverse work teams
  • Customer centric mindset
  • Time management skills

What we offer to you…

  • Opportunity to work in some of the largest GIS projects of the European Commission
  • The chance to continuously evolve as a professional, coupled with a variety of training opportunities
  • Relevant career opportunities to get you where you want to be, with the technical knowledge you need
  • Continuous development opportunities – because we want you to thrive
  • Sword Services Greece wants you to have a balance between work and private life by offering flexible hours, days of home working, and an informal no-nonsense environment
  • Competitive remuneration package
  • Benefits include ticket restaurant vouchers, personal insurance package, company car, etc.

Applications must be in the English language

Great Place to Work

  • Meal Vouchers

  • Private Medical Insurance plan

  • Private Pension plan

  • Company car leasing

  • Competitive salary

  • Fast-growing company

  • Opportunities for career growth

About the company

At SWORD Services Greece we believe in innovation; challenging ideas and discovering new ways of doing business. We are looking for people whose ideas and vision can shape our company’s success.

We are constantly growing and we look for people who want to grow with us, who want to be part of a friendly and supportive environment and who want to be part in a team of like-minded colleagues, passionate about delivering excellence.

We value open and clear communication and transparency in our everyday interactions and we act as ONE team since we want everyone to feel they are part of a big family that grows and succeeds!

Eliza Liaskou | Contact Person

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