quarta-feira, 24 de agosto de 2011

Business Consultant

Varicent Software Incorporated is an innovative software provider delivering measurable improvements for its customers through its industry-leading incentive compensation and sales performance management solutions. We have a strong worldwide presence and a robust network of best in class partners across the globe.We have a strong employee culture that promotes mutual respect, teamwork and transparency. We are currently recruiting for Business Consultants to join our Professional Services team. As a Business Consultant, you will work closely with our clients to identify, design and implement Sales Performance Management (SPM) solutions to meet the clients' business and technical needs.Duties & Responsibilities
Assist with the installation and configuration of the Varicent SPM software application in accordance with the clients' specifications
Assist with the implementation of Compensation Plans, Quota Plans and Territory Management logic within a complete software development lifecycle (SDLC)
Discover appropriate business requirements and design a scalable, flexible and maintainable solution used best in class techniques
Enable both Customers and Partners throughout the implementation lifecycle
Extract, transform and load data
Work with our customers to facilitate and compile test scripts, test cases and overall testing plans
Document and communicate project status regularly to the Project Management team
Coordinate and communicate with the customer's project manager and project resources
Provide expertise to assist in the planning and execution of proposals, proof of concepts and statements of work
Assist the customer in making decisions to properly and creatively utilize features to meet the customer's needs
Present solutions that are consistent with the architecture and the design of Varicent's SPM solutions
Demonstrate the ability to learn new application functionality - strive to be a Product expertQualifications:Education:
Minimum of an undergraduate degree or recognized technical diploma in Business, Information Technology, Computer Science, Engineering or a related disciplineExperience
3-4 years of experience in a consultant role for Enterprise Software projects (configuration/implementation/integration)
Minimum 3+ years of experience in implementing Sales Performance Management solutions
Expertise with full end to end SDLCs which inculdes gathering technical and business requirements, and leading design and testing sessions with external clients
Expertise with configuring applications, executing technical implementations, and technical analysis
Minimum 3 years of experience with Waterfall methodology
Experience in building relational databases
Demonstrated ability to write basic logical queries to facilitate calculations & reporting and to create complex formulas in Microsoft Excel
Strong business communication skills (verbal and written)
Solid understanding of financial reporting concepts
Strong understanding of relational databases
Excellent understanding and hands-on experience with SQL and ExcelAdditional Skills
Minimum 2 years hands-on experience with the following languages and front end technologies
Extract, Transform & Load (ETL) processesTravel Requirements
50% - at times can go up to 75% Travel (Domestic or International)Language Skills
Candidates must be fluent in written and verbal English however, we would also be interested in candidates who speak a second language namely Spanish, French, Portuguese, Mandarin or JapaneseTo Apply:Please apply by email at careers@varicent.com, quoting "Business Consultant -Toronto" on the subject line.We wish to thank all applicants but regret that only those selected for an interview will be contacted.
For more information about Varicent, please visit our website at www.varicent.com.

Construction project co-ordinator (commercial projects)

Salary: $24.00 to $28.00 Hourly for 40 hours per week, Bonus
Anticipated Start Date: As soon as possible
Location: Toronto, Ontario (1 vacancy)
Skill Requirements:
Education: Some college/CEGEP/vocational or technical training
Credentials (certificates, licences, memberships, courses, etc.): WHMIS
Experience: 5 years or more
Languages: Speak English
Type of Establishment/Work Setting Experience: Commercial construction, Industrial construction
Human Resources Responsibility: 1 - 20
Budgetary Responsibility: $500,001 - $1,500,000
Specific Skills: Plan, organize, direct and control daily operations, Oversee analysis of data and information
Additional Skills: Operate CADD system
Work Conditions and Physical Capabilities: Fast-paced environment, Work under pressure, Tight deadlines, Attention to detail, Combination of sitting, standing, walking
Work Location Information: Various locations
Ability to Supervise: 10 people or less
Other Languages: Portuguese
Essential Skills: Working with others, Problem solving, Decision making, Critical thinking, Job task planning and organizing, Computer use
Other Information:Exp. in working with engineers and architects in house using Auto Cad software AND hands-on exp. on job site; Exp. in projects from ground up (excavation to finish work)
Employer: North America General Contractor Ltd.
How to Apply:
Please apply for this job only in the manner specified by the employer. Failure to do so may result in your application not being properly considered for the position.
By Fax: (647) 436-3637
By E-mail: toto@northagc.com
Web Site: http://www.northagc.com

Technical Product Specialist

About the companyLED Roadway Lighting Limited (LRL) is a leading designer and manufacturer of LED (light-emitting diode) based street and area lighting fixtures. Our mission is to provide the most energy efficient and maintenance-free outdoor LED lighting solutions; helping our customers save money and improve their lighting with a positive impact on the environment. LRL currently has more than 250 utility, municipal, and commercial clients in 23 countries. For further information please visit our website www.ledroadwaylighting.com.
About the positionLED Roadway Lighting Limited is seeking a professional and creative Technical Product Specialist to support our sales team. The selected individual would work out of our Halifax, Nova Scotia location.
Work with Sales, Rep, and Account Manager to develop lighting solutions/proposals to customers in the assigned territory.
Prepare lighting layouts as per client specifications.
Assist in the preparation of RFP’s and bids for tenders.
Support the sales team with lighting layout recommendations.
Work directly with clients to answer questions regarding layouts.
Prepare and organize data and reports.
Develop and maintain a detailed list of leads and customer opportunities using tools in Microsoft CRM and SharePoint.
Report on sales calls reporting as deemed necessary in the assigned territory. Travel may be required.
Assist Sales, Reps, and Account Manager to achieve sales volume and growth in the assigned territory.
Track/report on projects and managing the project quoting and proposal process.
Maintain customer relationships.
Compute Cost Benefit Analysis for customer projects bases on customer input data. Calculate additional project benefits as required.
Completion on an Electrical Engineering Technology Diploma, or a Bachelor of Technology program.
Experience with lighting layouts is considered an asset.
Familiarity with AGi32, Dialux or other lighting layout programs.
Familiarity with Auto CAD
Excellent written and verbal communication skills. Customer service experience is preferred.
Organizational, prioritizing, and planning abilities
Excellent time management skills and proven ability to meet deadlines
Advanced knowledge of MS Office (Outlook, Word, Excel, PowerPoint)
Additional language skills in Spanish and Portuguese are considered an asset.
If you meet the above requirements, please email one PDF document that contains a cover letter and resume by Sept. 2, 2011 to:
Please ensure the email subject line is as follows: “Technical Product Specialist”
Please address cover letter to:Human ResourcesLED Roadway Lighting Ltd35 Ash Lake Court, Bayers Lake Business Park, Halifax, NS, Canada, B3S 1B7

Specialist - Category - MBA

Rio Tinto is a leading international mining group headquartered in the UK, combining Rio Tinto plc, a London and NYSE listed company, and Rio Tinto Limited, which is listed on the Australian Securities Exchange. Rio Tinto's business is finding, mining, and processing mineral resources. Major products are aluminum, copper, diamonds, energy (coal and uranium), gold, industrial minerals (borax, titanium dioxide, salt, talc) and iron ore. Activities span the world but are strongly represented in Australia and North America with significant businesses in South America, Asia, Europe and southern Africa.
For more information, please visit www.riotinto.com .

Rio Tinto Procurement is a dynamic and professional procurement organization; set up to meet the needs of Rio Tinto's business units. We source and enter into contractual relationships over a large range of goods and services, specializing in mining-specific categories. We source electronically as much as possible via auction and RFx, and transact using the Quadrem electronic marketplace. Context Rio Tinto Procurement's primary purpose is to deliver value by providing safe, efficient and effective procurement and in-bound supply chain services to the Rio Tinto Group businesses and functional operations. The Primary Purpose of Operations is to focus on end to end supply chain improvements and process co-ordination between three core areas that make up Operations: Source: RTP develops and executes sourcing strategies for goods and services and manages supplier relationships on behalf of, and in consultation with, business unit customers. Overlaid on RTP's service lines is its Service Delivery model, which serves to provide the necessary cohesion to effectively and efficiently deliver RTP's full range of inbound supply chain services in line with Business Unit client needs and expectations. Primary Purpose This role is accountable for generating sustainable value from an assigned category to support operations and service organizations throughout the Rio Tinto Group. This is achieved by employing best business practices, in depth knowledge of various operations within the mining and smelting industries, strategic sourcing processes, relationship management and contract management skills. Accountabilities Responsible for the sourcing, development, implementation and delivery of category strategies for assigned products. Responsible for the development of programs to effectively increase the spend being sourced out of emerging markets. Responsible for establishing and managing positive relations with critical suppliers and developing key relationships with industry groups to the benefit of RTP operations. Responsible for pre-qualifying suppliers with respect to safety, commercial, technical and risk management considerations. Responsible for the undertaking and supporting of negotiations for major purchases. Responsible for contributing to RTP's performance as a safe provider of supply chain services to its customers through proactive engagement and participation in safety initiatives. Provide periodic budgeting information to relevant business units for the categories responsible. Collaborate with business units to implement an effective contract management system and to enhance existing systems as necessary. Collaborate with internal BU customers in operation and maintenance to meet their needs to satisfaction. Liaise with site procurement team to fully implement centralized sourcing and category management strategies. Contribute to a strong governance culture by complying with relevant RTP and business unit governance policies and procedures. May participate in the development of improvement initiatives and projects. May provide coaching and mentoring to less experienced peers, where appropriate. May supervise/manage the work of others. Education/Experience:Bachelors Degree or equivalent education/experience in business, engineering, mining or related discipline is required Minimum 5 years experience in procurement or related area is required MBA is preferred Experience in mining, aluminum smelting, oil and gas, or heavy industry is preferred Knowledge:Knowledge and understanding of procurement and supply chain best practices is required Knowledge of ERP systems is required, SAP is preferred Knowledge of E-Commerce tools is preferred Skills/Abilities/Technical Competencies:Fluency in English is required depending on assigned business unit(s) and/or base work location Fluency in French, Spanish and/or Portuguese is preferred and may be required depending on the assigned business unit(s) and/or base work location Strong written and verbal communication skills Strong analytical and problem solving skills Computer literate and proficiency with common word processing, spreadsheet, presentation and database software Ability to proactively engage, communicate with and influence internal (at all levels within the organization) and external stakeholders Ability to influence others through negotiation Ability to manage multiple priorities in a potentially high stress environment Ability to exemplify and promote a culture of safety, ethics and compliance Ability to work effectively and productively in a matrix organization with minimal supervision Working Conditions Must be available to travel 25-50% of time. Some travel may be for extended periods of time.
Job Procurement
Primary Location CAN-QC-Montréal

To apply: https://riotinto.taleo.net/careersection/4/jobdetail.ftl?job=452294&src=JB-12482

Portuguese System Engineer

The main purpose of the position is to implement and lead a local Service team to support our local clients needs in service/maintenance and engineering solutions for DCS, HMI, SIS, PLC.
• Produces technical design specifications
• Executes work assignment to appropriate standards and quality systems (implementation, test and documentation)
• Monitors and controls assigned work scope against the project plan
• Effectively communicates with customers to fully define and agree project requirements
• Proactively recommends potential quality and efficiency improvements within the engineering group
• Shares technical knowledge with project team, supervisor, own discipline and other engineering disciplines
• Reports progress and technical problems Regional Service supervisor
• Ensures that required prerequisites (e.g. design inputs, tools, documentation, deliverables, schedule, budget) are in place prior to commencing work
• Produces part(s) of total functional design specifications subject to approvals
• Sound knowledge of and experience in TCP/IP networking
• Experience in applying Microsoft domains in production systems is highly desired
• Detailed Design, and/or operations exposure would be an asset
• Detailed knowledge of technical procedures and quality assurance
• Strong organizational, communication and interpersonal skills
• Microsoft skill set must include Active Directory, DNS, Terminal Services and systems monitoring and analysis
• Knowledge of the Compnay DCS Platforms including Experion PKS, C200/C300, TPS, TDC3000, Plant Scape. Experience on other systems also considered
• Experience in workstation and server client deployment and maintenance is required
• Server and client communication; COM/DCOM, SNMP, WMI, Scripting
• Bachelor degree/Diploma in engineering or equivalent experience.
• 3 to 5 years of hands-on experience in Automation and Control Solutions in the Oil and Gas industry.
• Process control engineering specialization with a chemical or electrical engineering or technologist education is highly desired
• Detailed Design, and/or operations exposure would be an asset
• Pre-commissioning and commissioning experience
• Detailed knowledge of engineering procedures and quality assurance
• Strong organizational, communication and interpersonal skills
• Knowledge of the Company DCS Platforms including Experion PKS , C200/C300, TPS, TDC3000, Plant Scape. Experience on other systems also considered.
Please send your CVs in English to padre@caglobalint.com

terça-feira, 23 de agosto de 2011

Programa Ciência sem Fronteiras

Programa Ciência sem Fronteiras.
Concessão de 75 mil bolsas de graduaçãoe pós-graduação em áreas estratégicas.
A Presidenta Dilma Rousseff lançou, em 26 de julho último, o Programa Ciência sem Fronteiras, com vistas ao desenvolvimento tecnológico, ao estímulo dos processos de inovação e ao crescimento da competividade brasileira, por meio da promoção da mobilidade acadêmica em áreas definidas como prioritárias para o desenvolvimento nacional.
O projeto prevê a concessão de até 75 mil bolsas do Governo brasileiro nos próximos quatro anos, para alunos, professores e pesquisadores, nos níveis de graduação e pós-graduação, em áreas estratégicas. As bolsas poderão ter duração de seis meses a quatro anos, a depender da categoria.
Com o Programa, o Governo brasileiro espera não só enviar estudantes brasileiros para universidades de excelência no exterior, como também, com base na reciprocidade de isenção de taxas acadêmicas, receber estudantes estrangeiros nas instituições de ensino superior brasileiras.São as seguintes as áreas definidas como prioritárias para o Programa:
a) Engenharias e demais áreas tecnológicas;
b) Ciências Exatas e da Terra: Física, Química, Biologia e Geociências;
c) Ciências Biomédicas e da Saúde;
d) Computação e Tecnologias da Informação;
e) Tecnologia Aeroespacial;
f) Fármacos;
g) Produção Agrícola Sustentável;
h) Petróleo, Gás e Carvão Mineral;
i) Energias Renováveis;
j) Tecnologia Mineral;k) Biotecnologia;
l) Nanotecnologia e Novos materiais;
m) Tecnologias de Prevenção e Mitigação de Desastres Naturais;n) Biodiversidade e Bioprospecção;
o) Ciências do Mar;
p) Indústria Criativa;
q) Novas Tecnologias de Engenharia Construtiva; er) Formação Tecnólogos.
Outras informações sobre o Programa podem ser encontradas nos endereços eletrônicos www.capes.gov.br/bolsas/bolsas-no-exterior/ciencia-sem-fronteiras e www.cienciasemfronteiras.cnpq.br .Consulado-Geral do Brasil em Montreal