Thursday, 2 February 2012

NAVTEQ - Team Lead (Geographic Information Services GIS) Job in Nairobi, Kenya

Team Lead – Geographic Information Services GIS – Nairobi

Company:

NAVTEQ is a unit of Nokia. Our world headquarters are located in downtown Chicago, Illinois. We were founded in 1985 and employ 5,500 people in 212 offices in 49 countries.

NAVTEQ is the world's leading provider of maps, traffic and location data. NAVTEQ content powers automotive navigation systems, portable and wireless devices, Internet-based mapping applications and government and business solutions.

When it comes to walking and driving, connecting consumers with location-based mobile advertising, setting the benchmark for speed-to-market and growing everyday use of NAVTEQ maps, we have been turning heads for more than 25 years.

Job Summary:

Responsible for the management of a development team and projects.
  • Supervises development resources including giving daily work and technical direction.
  • Manages budget of projects.
  • Works with the development and other project resources on scope and timing of the execution of their tasks as related to project plans.
  • Manages delivery of components within team that are deemed critical to the success of the project.
  • Keeps senior project/program managers updated on the status and health of critical components.
  • Leads implementation of best practices within a development project.
Qualifications:
  • Bachelor's degree preferred.
  • Minimum of 4-5 years relevant experience or equivalent combination of education and experience.
  • Basic understanding of project management concepts.
  • Strong background in software development life cycles and methods by which to optimize the life cycle for project needs via use of best practices.
  • Excellent technical knowledge and leadership skills required.
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills.
  • Ability to work effectively with others.
  • Ability to multi-task.
  • Ability to travel.
  • Valid driving license.
Extra requirement: A preexisting legal entitlement to work and reside in Kenya is a mandatory requirement.

Application procedure:

If your profile meets the above job description and Qualifications, you can submit your application through our Careers Website: http://corporate.navteq.com/careers.htm.

There you’ll find the job Team Lead – 1200024249 under the respective region Africa-Kenya.

To apply, you need to register as a New User. You also have the ability to enclose relevant attachments.

Please do not forget to enclose your CV (including reference statements, including salary expectations), motivation letter and copies of academic certificates.

Closing date: 31 March 2012

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