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Holcim US Project Manager, Digital Solutions in Cambridge, Massachusetts

Why work for us?

Driven by our purpose: Building progress for people and the planet. We are transforming to become the leader in innovative and sustainable building solutions. Holcim US offers an unparalleled range of innovative cement, aggregates, asphalt, concrete products and construction services that have been the foundation for infrastructure projects across the globe. To move the industry forward to a greener future we need people who are passionate about sustainability, are driven to shape and influence perception and keen to build, grow and thrive in our high-performance culture. Are you ready to build progress with us?

Overview

About the job

We seek a highly-organized, detail-oriented individual to join our team as a software project manager, reporting to the product owner of a new digital application targeted at ready-mix concrete plants and concrete contractors. This person will collaborate with internal and external stakeholders and play a key role in the evolution of the product.

Holcim is the global leader in building materials with a core concentration in cement and concrete. To maintain and expand its leadership position, the company continues to successfully implement digital solutions to radically improve how the world builds smarter and more sustainably. This Project Manager will sit within the company’s digital team known as Holcim MAQER.

MAQER strives to:

  • Make our global footprint (from quarry to the construction site) transparent and accessible

  • Use digital tools and analytics to drive scale and efficiency across our network

  • Uncover the most impactful technologies by collaborating with the open innovation community

We also:

  • Make our global footprint – from quarry to the construction site – digitally accessible and transparent

  • Use digital skills and analytics to drive scale and efficiency across our network

  • Find the most impactful technologies by reaching out to the open innovation community

  • Technological transformation through open innovation, helping to solve global challenges: Holcim MAQER

Responsibilities

Responsibilities

  • Manage software development schedule and budget

  • Lead, oversee, and motivate contracted software development team

  • Assist with procurement of contracted software development team

  • Work closely with product management team to refine roadmap, scope & requirements

  • Provide schedule estimates for scope evaluation

  • Work with development team to create detailed specifications

  • Define and implement testing strategies

  • Maintain change logs and reporting

  • Guide (internal and external) project team through critical development milestones

  • Evaluate and manage risk throughout project stages and provide proactive reporting to stakeholders

Relationships Within the Organization

  • Reports to product owner

  • Works closely with internal product management team

  • Interfaces with local and global IT and operational organizations

  • Exposed to the product’s performance and impact in the field: manufacturing plants, delivery vehicles, and construction sites

  • Interacts regularly with MAQER team members in North America and Europe

Qualifications

Required Qualifications

  • Excellent communication skills with the ability to adapt messaging for a variety of stakeholders

  • Enjoys problem-solving and embraces uncharted territory

  • Experience leading teams through agile development cycles

  • Successful track record managing a remote team

  • Five years of experience working on software development projects

  • Commitment to communicating, improving and adhering to safety policies in all work environments and areas

Other Valued Qualifications

  • Experience working in both a start-up environment and large-scale organization

  • Hands-on software development experience

  • University degree in software engineering, computer science, or related field

Required Software Proficiencies

  • Jira, Confluence, Slack, Google Suite

Travel Requirements

  • up to 10% USA/Canada/Europe/other international as required.

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EOE/M/F/Vet/Disabled

# of Openings 1

Requisition ID 2022-14244

Travel up to 10% USA/Canada/Europe/other international as required

Position Type Salaried Full-Time

Category Information Technology

Product Line Corporate

Job Locations US-MA-Cambridge

Company Holcim US

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