Manager Information Technology at PPG (Pittsburgh, PA)

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As an IT Manager in this role, you will be a Delivery Manager in a shared application development team. You will be fully accountable for the delivery of all support and custom development activities under your management. This role will be responsible for running a team of 8+ development and quality assurance resources to deliver strategic projects for multiple PPG business units.

Please note this role can be based in different EMEA locations. UK location is optional.

Key Responsibilities
  • Contributes to the achievement of business unit objectives by managing effectively and efficiently the implementation and support of information systems solutions. They are ultimately responsible for the successful implementation of project plans.
  • In this capacity, they must maintain awareness of current IT projects within PPG and planned projects in their own IT group in order to promote application sharing.
  • Perform feasibility studies, translate requirements into appropriate designs, formulate and define application scope and objectives, prepare high-level proposals or detailed specifications from which applications will be developed, and implement complete solutions.
  • Prioritize resources and tasks and are responsible for developing contingencies, adjusting scope, monitor on the status of project efforts and are held accountable for controlling project plans and costs and providing management feedback.
  • Directly supervises & coach their project team members, and are actively responsible for conducting performance reviews for their direct reports.
  • They must be able to delegate responsibility to others, and to set the priorities for the group's work.
  • Must handle conflict, while fostering a good team environment, in order to fulfill the department's operating objectives
  • A Bachelor's degree in Computer Science, Engineering, or related discipline, or equivalent work experience and technical training.
  • Greater than 8 years of IT experience in business application design and systems development, including implementation and installation of systems.
  • Strong project management skills, including defining, organizing, planning, and executing projects from vision through implementation.
  • A thorough understanding of IT concepts, terminology, and practical application of current and emerging technologies.
  • Extensive analytical abilities and technical skills to evaluate alternative approaches and to recommend the most feasible and economical solutions.
  • Knowledge in extensive range of architectures, analytical and design techniques, database technologies, and programming languages.
  • Proven ability to design applications using the appropriate systems architecture, database structures, and communication and network technologies.
  • Demonstrated ability to lead and effectively participate in teams.
  • Must be comfortable working remotely and lack of face to face time with their teams, colleagues and managers.
  • Strong interpersonal and human resource management skills.
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills, with an ability to express complex technical concepts in audience appropriate terms.
  • Greater than 2 years of experience in personnel supervision.
If you are interested in a new challenge with responsibilities and a global scope, do not hesitate to apply?

About us:

Here at PPG we make it happen, and we seek candidates of the highest integrity and professionalism who share our values, with the commitment and drive to strive today to do better than yesterday - every day.

PPG: WE PROTECT AND BEAUTIFY THE WORLD™

Through leadership in innovation, sustainability and color, PPG helps customers in industrial, transportation, consumer products, and construction markets and aftermarkets to enhance more surfaces in more ways than does any other companyTo learn more, visit www.ppg.com and follow @ PPG on Twitter.

The PPG Way

Every single day at PPG:

We partner with customers to create mutual value.

We are insightful, dedicated and proactive. We have intimate knowledge of the market and our customers. We focus on practical solutions that make a difference.

We are "One PPG" to the world.

We are better and stronger together. We leverage our scale to reach new markets and introduce innovative technologies as we differentiate and disrupt our markets.

We trust our people every day, in every way.

We enable and empower our people to make the right decisions. We are inclusive, transparent and respectful. Our feedback is clear and actionable.

We make it happen.

We have a passion for winning. We achieve. We deliver with discipline and integrity. We bring our best energy to our work. We decide and act intelligently and quickly.

We run it like we own it.

We respect one another by being responsible and accountable. We always act in the best interest of our company, customers, shareholders and our communities.

We do better today than yesterday - every day.

We continuously learn. We develop our people to grow our businesses.

PPG Way: (Click here to learn more about the PPG Way)

PPG vision: http://corporate.ppg.com/Our-Company/PPG-Vision.aspx

We are One PPG: http://one.ppg.com/

PPG provides equal opportunity to all candidates and employees. We offer an opportunity to grow and develop your career in an environment that provides a fulfilling workplace for employees, creates an environment for continuous learning, and embraces the ideas and diversity of others. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to sex, pregnancy, race, color, creed, religion, national origin, age, disability status, veteran status, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression. If you need assistance to complete your application due to a disability, please email [email protected]

PPG values your feedback on our recruiting process. We encourage you to visit Glassdoor.com and provide feedback on the process, so that we can do better today than yesterday.

Benefits will be discussed with you by your recruiter during the hiring process.

To read more about Equal Employment Opportunity please see attached links:

http://www1.eeoc.gov/employers/upload/eeoc_self_print_poster.pdf

https://www.dol.gov/ofccp/pdf/EO13665_PrescribedNondiscriminationPostingLanguage_JRFQA508c.pdf

https://www.dol.gov/ofccp/regs/compliance/posters/pdf/OFCCP_EEO_Supplement_Final_JRF_QA_508c.pdf
More Information on PPG
PPG operates in the Other industry. The company is located in Pittsburgh, PA, Allison Park, PA, Richmond, VA, Boston, MA, Cleveland, OH and Fort Myers, FL. PPG was founded in 1883. It has 24987 total employees. It offers perks and benefits such as Flexible Spending Account (FSA), Disability Insurance, Dental Benefits, Vision Benefits, Health Insurance Benefits and Life Insurance. To see all 36 open jobs at PPG, click here.
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