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Mutual of Omaha Nebraska, USA
18/08/2019
We are looking for an energetic and engaged project manager to manage one-time medium to large I/S Enterprise Projects. This individual would be reporting up through the APPO (Agile Portfolio and Program Operations) area. Managing the overall planning, execution and delivery of all run, grow and transform work being performed by 1 cross-functional stable team of up to 15 total members. Acts as the servant leader and coach for the Agile team. May also manage one-time medium to large projects for this team. Essential Job Functions: Works in a Scaled Agile environment on a stable team that consists of both technical and business resources.  Serves as the Scrum Master for 1 cross-functional stable team delivering technology solutions. (up to 15 fully dedicated resources). Facilitate the team to successfully plan and execute the Program Increment (PI), the primary enabler of alignment throughout all levels of a SAFe organization. Serves as the process expert and helps educate the team in Scrum, XP, Kanban and SAFe. Ensures the SAFe framework and Agile process is being followed. Responsible for managing the overall planning, execution, and delivery of all run, grow and transform work being performed by a stable team. This may include the management of projects to include the definition of project charters, budgets, and measures as well as developing project structures and ensuring proper operations turnover. Facilitate the day-to-day coordination of work and removal of impediments while adhering to standards and Product Management prioritization/PI Objectives. Responsible for tracking work status and managing issues and risks to include financial analysis, evaluation of progress/quality/costs, developing action plans to address gaps or risks, adherence to compliance and procurement processes, and problem resolution. Responsible for building and leading high performing teams, including building strong product owner, sponsor, solution lead, stakeholder, vendor, customer, and team relationships. Responsible for work to implement or enhance a wide range of business system and/or technology solutions, which span a number of disciplines, including development, programming, implementation, compliance, and information management. Facilitate continuous Improvement/growth plans for the team in several domains, such as DevOps, Operational Excellence, Customer Experience and use of Customer Insights. This position requires sitting over 66% of the time. This position requires Visual Acuity at 20 inches (or less) over 66% of the time. Minimum Qualifications: 2-8 years Agile/Scrum project management experience. 4-6 years of information technology experience and/or business experience Knowledge of and the ability to apply the SAFe Framework Strong facilitation and presentation skills. Strong communication and conflict resolution skills. Ability to define issues, business/technology needs, and implement solutions. Ability to adapt quickly to new business and technology. Experience with development theories and processes. Knowledge of project management, risk management, procurement management and change management. Credible understanding of different technology and domains (mainframe, client server, web, new development, infrastructure, server, vendor relationships, etc). Ability to manage work across technologies, domains, and business functions. Ability to apply the following skills: Interpersonal - effective verbal and written communication skills, resolves conflicts and effectively negotiates issue resolution, establishes and maintains interpersonal relationships, and displays strong facilitation skills. Actively demonstrates high personal integrity and ability to earn trust from others. Servant Leadership- advocates change, supports team building, recognizes contributions and celebrates accomplishments. Empowers and develops people, demonstrates humility and authenticity, provides direction rather than “giving orders.”  Coaches others and seeks and applies feedback often. Creates an environment of trust where it is safe to challenge, experiment and fail without fear. Professional - understands and executes Agile project management processes and industry best practices which include, but are not limited to, effective PI Planning, monitoring work, managing scope, managing resources, ensuring quality control, maintaining effective communication with team and all stakeholders, managing risk, and monitoring and controlling costs. Partnership - demonstrates customer focus and knowledge of product, functional and operational processes, business and technology systems and utilizes innovation and adaptability in solution definition with a results orientation. Preferred Qualifications: Bachelors in related field of study (Business Administration/Management Information Systems) SP (SAFe Practitioner)•             SSM (SAFe Scrum Master) SA (SAFe Agilist) C.A.P.M (Certified Associate in Project Management). P.M.P. (Project Management Professional) C.S.P (Certified Scrum Practitioner) PMI-ACP (Agile Certified Practitioner) Continuing professional education related to position (20 hours per year). Industry knowledge and application (2-5 business partners, use of 4-7 systems) If you are a qualified individual with a disability or a disabled veteran, you have the right to request an accommodation if you are unable or limited in your ability to use or access our career center as a result of your disability. To request an accommodation, contact a Human Resources Representative at 1-800-780-0304. We are available Monday through Friday 7 am to 4:30 pm CST. For all other inquiries, contact our HR Helpline at 1-800-365-1405. Mutual of Omaha and its affiliates are an Equal Opportunity /Affirmative Action Employer, Minorities/Female/Disabled/Veteran To All Recruitment Agencies: We do not accept unsolicited agency resumes and we are not responsible for any fees related to unsolicited resumes.
SSE England|Berkshire,England|Hampshire,UK|UK
17/08/2019
Base Location: Basingstoke Salary: £31,000 – £42,000 depending on skills and experience Working Pattern: Permanent Full Time About the Department SSE Power Distribution, part of the SSE group, owns and operates two electricity distribution networks and one transmission network, comprising some 123,000 substations and 127,000km of overhead lines and underground cables, distributing electricity to 3.5 million homes and businesses in the North of Scotland and Southern England. What is the Role? SSE Power Distribution currently has an opportunity for an experienced ADT System Support Manager to join our team in Basingstoke.  You will inherit a team of 7 GIS Operators and will be responsible for managing system admin tasks within legacy GIS. Your role will be to lead and develop a team of Asset Data team operators, including Tech. Support and Asset Data Team.  Primarily your role is to support system admin functions of the asset systems, particularly GIS.  As the System Support Manager, you will mentor and develop existing and new recruits within the Asset Data Team. The role involves providing technical support and advice to all users of GIS, MAXIMO & Networks Mobility.  Furthermore, you will generate and distribute ad-hoc bespoke GIS plots for use in numerous scenarios. You will be the first point of contact for IT support and the use of Microsoft applications and operating systems within the depot. What do I need? You should have some knowledge of SSEPD and the business structure paired with a basic understanding of electricity networks.  Key to this role is an understanding of GI system & network records within the company and we also look for someone with comprehensive of our HR reporting requirements. Essential Functional/Technical Skills - An advanced working knowledge of the company’s Geographic Information System. - IT skills to use CITRIX, Microsoft Word, Excel, Explorer, Access, PowerPoint and WindowsXP / 7 / 8.1. - Knowledge of geographic mapping and its applications. - Experienced in the use of iProcurement as a Purchasing Requestor within the Harmony system. - Technical / working knowledge of Network Mobility, its operation and the micro SD card updating procedures. You will have an excellent team ethic with a professional attitude towards work.  An excellent attention to detail is expected in order to produce accurate and quality products. Please be aware if you are successful, you’ll be required to complete our pre-employment screening process before joining SSE. Our Benefits We’re committed to ensuring we offer our people a great place to work, with competitive salary, contributory pension plan and benefits package. Why not watch our short employee benefits video to see what else is on offer? Next Steps For more information about this role, or to discuss any adjustments you require to submit your application please get in touch with sse.resourcing.team@sse.com About SSE We all have different skills here at SSE and that’s what makes us stand out.  We all take pride in a job well done and share the belief that an inclusive culture is key to our success and vision for the future.  Above all, safety is at the heart of everything we do at SSE and we live by the mantra ‘if it’s not safe, we don’t do it’. SSE is an equal opportunity employer. We encourage diversity and are committed to creating an inclusive environment for all employees. Closing date for applications is: 1 September 2019
University of Hong Kong Hong Kong
17/08/2019
Research Assistant II in the Department of Chemistry  (Ref.: 498462) (to commence as soon as possible for one year, with the possibility of renewal)  Applicants should possess a B.Sc. degree or above with major in Analytical Chemistry, Organic Chemistry, Botany or Pharmacognosy.  They should be hard-working and able to work independently.  Those who are familiar with the operation of analytical instruments such as HPLC, GC, LC-MS are highly encouraged to apply.  Applicants with working experience related to Hong Kong Chinese Materia Medica Standards “HKCMMS” projects are preferred.  Fresh graduates will also be considered.  The appointee will work in a research team focused on Chinese medicines and natural products.  Enquiries about the duties of the post should be sent to Dr. Jaclyn Sy at sylk@hku.hk. A highly competitive salary commensurate with qualifications and experience will be offered, in addition to annual leave and medical benefits. The University only accepts online application for the above post.  Applicants should apply online and upload an up-to-date C.V.  Closes September 30, 2019 .
SSE Berkshire, UK
16/08/2019
Base Location: Reading Salary: £31,000 – £47,900 depending on skills and experience Choose an item or delete if not required Working Pattern: Permanent 37 hours per week About the Department The Enterprise Division comprises four companies: Contracting, Rail, Telecoms and Utilities. The SSE Enterprise Projects and Operational Support Team support the entire Enterprise division leading the deployment of best practice in assurance, project management, engineering and in handling strategic projects. SSE Enterprise Utilities is the Distributed Energy and Private Networks business of SSE plc. We finance, own, operate and maintain energy infrastructure for commercial, industrial and residential customers - providing them with a market leading project development service and certainty of operational performance and asset management. What is the Role As PMO Manager, you will define and develop the PMO, using strong project management skills to establish and drive the governance framework and implement best practices to enable the successful delivery of a broad range of IT and Business change projects to stakeholders across SSE Enterprise, Major Projects (Distributed Energy).  You will be responsible for monitoring and controlling the projects from inception to closure, ensuring they are delivered on time and within budget, whilst minimising any potential risks to ensure all strategic objectives are achieved. Other key responsibilities include: -Scope and business case management; -Portfolio vision and blueprint development; -Benefits and quality management; -Portfolio management; -Programme, tranche and project planning including milestone management; -Risk and issue management -Vendor management. Integral to delivering these responsibilities will be financial management; maintaining risks, issues, assumptions, actions log’s; resource forecasting; change control; dependency management; and portfolio reporting. Additionally, the ability to identify, build, and maintain strong relationships with key stakeholders at all levels throughout the business will be key, to ensure the on-going success of the programme. What do I need? We are looking for someone who has extensive experience of working in a PMO environment in top tier companies, ideally with the supporting business qualifications (i.e. Prince2 Foundation level) or similar, with the ability to demonstrate the following capabilities: -Proven ability to provide planning support at both project and programme level ensuring that planning standards are followed. -Experience in providing a quality assurance role in line with defined PMO measures. -Knowledge of benefits and dependency mapping, risk management and resource planning. -Experience of Portfolio and project level financial management. -Strong and demonstrable ability to build lasting relationships with key stakeholders. -Highly proficient IT skills in Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and MS project. Please be aware if you are successful, you’ll be required to complete our pre-employment screening process before joining SSE. Our Benefits We’re committed to ensuring we offer our people a great place to work, with competitive salary, contributory pension plan and benefits package.  Why not watch our short employee benefits video to see what else is on offer?  Next Steps For more information about this role, or to discuss any adjustments you require to submit your application please get in touch with myself Debbie McMillan at debbie.mcmillan@sse.com  or sse.resourcing.team@sse.com About SSE We all have different skills here at SSE and that’s what makes us stand out.  We all take pride in a job well done and share the belief that an inclusive culture is key to our success and vision for the future.  Above all, safety is at the heart of everything we do at SSE and we live by the mantra ‘if it’s not safe, we don’t do it’. SSE is an equal opportunity employer. We encourage diversity and are committed to creating an inclusive environment for all employees. Closing date for applications is: 28 /08/19

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