IT Project Manager

Job location:
Paris, France
Created moment:
April 12, 2024
Job reference:
REQ - 08155

The Company

The world’s leading supplier of mineral-based specialty solutions for industry with 14,000 employees, operations in more than 40 countries, and €4.3 billion in revenue in 2022.
Imerys delivers high-value-added, functional solutions to a great number of sectors, from processing industries to consumer goods. The Group draws on its understanding of applications, technological knowledge and expertise in material science to deliver solutions by beneficiating its mineral resources, synthetic minerals and formulations. Imerys’ solutions contribute essential properties to customers’ products and their performance, including heat resistance, hardness, conductivity, opacity, durability, purity, lightness, filtration, absorption and water repellency. Imerys is determined to develop responsibly, in particular by fostering the emergence of environmentally-friendly products and processes.
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The Position

IT Project Manager

Job Summary


On March 28, 2024, Imerys Group ( published a press release announcing it has entered into exclusive negotiations with Flacks Group  for the contemplated divestment of its assets producing kaolin, ground calcium carbonate (“GCC”), precipitated calcium carbonate (“PCC”), and talc, which primarily serve the paper markets in North Americas, South America, Asia and Europe.

The future company formed by all these industrial sites, kaolin mine, port and logistic hubs is foreseen to start its operation under a new brand in the course of 2024. It will offer mineral solutions for industries worldwide. Currently serving mostly the paper and board markets , the new company will use its global footprint, unique assets and longstanding know-how to develop new business opportunities and foster innovation. Sustainability is a core value of this company.

With an annual revenue of around 350 million euros in 2023, this activity will employ about 1000 employees. The Company needs to reinforce the existing teams to operate as a standalone organization but also to meet its ambitious development plans.

Role overview:

  • Responsible for the integration and maintenance of applications or software.
  • Responsibilities and Duties:
  • Works closely with the users assisting in the formulation and definition of system scope, objectives, business requirements, use cases, and business rules based on client needs.
  • Works closely with cross departmental resources to establish best practices, project priorities and maintain governance of system.
  • Monitors progress of projects and allocates resources as necessary to insure successful completion utilizing best use of resources.
  • Providing training and support for end-users
  • Project management
  • Budgeting and forecasting
  • Develop a project plan for implementations
  • Accurately estimate a variety of project tasks
  • Identify resource requirements and assign consultants to project
  • Monitor performance of project tasks
  • Access and manage risks
  • Ensure project deliverables are completed on time
  • Anticipate issues or conditions that may impact the original estimate or project budget
  • Review and compile consultant reports and expenses
  • Prepare Project Activity reports in a timely manner

Qualifications & Experience

  • Master’s degree in Software Engineering, Computer Science, or other related fields
  • Experience a minimum of 5 years’
  • ERP implementation experience preferably SAP or MS Dynamics

Skills & Person Specification

  • Communication
  • Problem solving
  • Analytical thinking
  • Collaboration/teamwork
  • Organisation
  • Leadership/mentoring
  • Business acumen

Position Type

Full time



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