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  • Boston, Massachusetts, The Central Transportation Planning Staff (CTPS) of the Boston Region Metropolitan Planning Organization (MPO) is seeking a motivated, enthusiastic, growth-oriented junior transportation engineer/planner to join a team committed to improving mobility, enhancing communities and economic vitality, and balancing development and infrastructure needs with environmental stewardship. The ideal candidate will have a background in transportation planning or engineering, excellent verbal and written communication skills, and a desire to work on rewarding studies for an organization working towards an equitable and sustainable transportation system for the 97 cities and towns in the Boston region. We are pleased to offer a unique development opportunity that will allow you to create a foundation of knowledge for a successful career in transportation planning. At CTPS, you will gain experience in transportation planning and engineering through learning on the job and participating in regional planning and development studies. In this role you will have access to the Boston Region MPO’s social media resources, group mentoring, professional networking, and learning activities—including webinars and on-line programs. As an Equal Opportunity Employer, we believe in each person’s potential, and we will help you reach yours. The junior transportation engineer/planner will be exposed to the following types of work:  Traffic data collection Analysis and intersection evaluation Conceptual design development Transportation planning and modeling Congestion, access, and safety management Traffic impact reviews Pedestrian and bicycle transportation assessments MPO freight planning activities Required Qualifications An advanced degree in transportation planning, urban and regional planning, or traffic engineering or a bachelor degree with at least two years of professional experience Proficiency in Microsoft Word and Excel Strong analytical and problem-solving skills Excellent oral and written communication skills Ability to work both collaboratively and independently Intellectual curiosity Additional Desirable Skills and Experience Experience in a transportation-planning field Familiarity with one or more traffic analysis programs (Synchro or HCS) Knowledge of ArcGIS Ability to work with large databases and datasets Familiarity with quantitative software packages (Excel or SPSS) Familiarity in data analysis and visualization using R or Python
  • New York, New York, Finance And Accounting Basics: It’s All About Expertise And Leadership. As a Finance and Accounting company, we prepare and own the reporting, trend, and ad hoc analysis to all areas of our business and clients. While each group has their own area of expertise, they are all looked upon as leaders with vision, responsible for understanding and communicating the data that drives our organization and makes us a global leader.   The Opportunity: Your Chance To Contribute To The Growth Of A Fortune 100 Company. Ifg Corporate Accounting Services is offering internship opportunities at our New York, New York office to students seeking to learn, grow, and contribute in a fast-paced, dynamic corporate finance organization. If you are curious about how the finance and accounting function turns data into useful information in order to support operations of a growing Fortune 100 Company, this opportunity might be perfect for you! internship opportunities are available as an Analyst or Accountant within a variety of areas such as: /  Business Planning & Analysis /  Financial Control /  Corporate Accounting     In these roles, you may be responsible for identifying and evaluating ongoing profit-generating opportunities. Every day, you’ll discover what makes working at IFG so different— by working on a variety of projects that contribute to business strategy, provide business and project analytical support for critical finance initiatives, and collaborate with experienced financial professionals to ensure we are managing and executing assigned projects and results in a timely and efficient manner.     Responsibilities may include: /  Performing your own analysis projects /  Contributing to ongoing projects to be used in developing accounting strategies /  Creating presentations /reports /communications for senior management /  Interacting with all levels of management     Each intern will receive targeted supervision and mentorship and hands-on or remote training to facilitate learning, while given a high degree of autonomy—providing the tools for success in a global Fortune 100 retail environment. Robust interns may be presented the opportunity to experience a return internship or join in a full-time role upon graduation.   Who We Are Looking For:  It Just Might Be You. We are looking for students who are highly motivated self-starters and who possess the ability to prioritize effectively, be proactive and flexible, and demonstrate a strong bias for action in a fast-paced, professional genuine interest in Finance and Accounting /  Experience working with numbers /  A high level of curiosity /  Strong quantitative and analytical skills /  Detail oriented /  Proficiency in Excel (i.e. pivot tables, charts, v-look up, etc.) /  Excellent communicator     Key Qualifications: /  Current juniors—we may also consider extremely qualified sophomores /  Students pursuing a bachelor’s degree in Finance, Accounting, or Economics (other majors may be considered)
  • McLean, Virginia, Advisory Senior Associate, Data & Analytics (Multiple Positions), PricewaterhouseCoopers Advisory Services LLC, McLean, VA. Assist clients with defining their information strategy, architecture and governance. Help clients navigate various analytics applications to get the most value out of technology investments. Assist with implementing enterprise content and data management applications that improve operational effectively and provide impactful data analytics and insights. Provide consulting and industry experience to solve complex business issues from strategy to execution. Apply analytical techniques within the Healthcare, Insurance, Financial Services, and Manufacturing industries. Demonstrate in-depth technical expertise. Establish and maintain client relationships and professional networks. Identify new service opportunities. 40 hrs/week, Mon-Fri, 8:30 a.m. - 5:30 p.m. MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS : Must have a Bachelor’s degree or foreign equivalent in Computer Science, Management, Information Systems, Operations Research, Business Administration or a related field, plus 3 years of related work experience. In the alternative, employer will accept a Master’s degree or foreign equivalent in Computer Science, Management, Information Systems, Operations Research, Business Administration, or a related field, plus 1 year of related work experience. Must have at least one year of experience with all of the following: - Providing end-to-end implementation of Anti-Money Laundering (AML) and sanctions systems and platforms; - Utilizing AML systems (including data mapping and profiling, and systems tuning and optimization) and leading sanctions and RPA systems, and implementation of these systems; - Utilizing intelligent robotic process automation tools (Automation Anywhere, Pega, UiPath, etc.), and AML systems technologies (Actimize, Mantas, Fircosoft, etc.); and - Using one or more of the following: of SQL, SAS, R, Python, Ruby, QlikView, Tibco Spotfire and Tableau. Travel required up to 80%. Please apply by mail, referencing Job Code VA2381, Attn: HR SSC/Talent Management, 4040 West Boy Scout Boulevard, Tampa, FL 33607.
  • Chicago, Illinois, Advisory Manager, Operations (Multiple Positions), PricewaterhouseCoopers Advisory Services LLC, Chicago, IL. Provide expertise in operations strategy and transformation, product innovation and development, supply and demand planning, supply chain management, procurement and sourcing, service operations, manufacturing and logistics. Perform reliability-centered maintenance, integration of operations with supply chains, corporate performance management, time and motion studies, and benchmarking/best-in-class practices and performances. Conduct market research, quantitative and qualitative benchmarking. Perform primary and secondary analyses of large and complex data. Use systems applications that support Operations-related processes. 40 hrs/week, Mon-Fri, 8:30 a.m. - 5:30 p.m. MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS : Must have a Bachelor’s degree or foreign equivalent in Management, Business Administration, Engineering, or a related field, plus 5 years of post-bachelor’s progressive related work experience. In the alternative, the employer will accept a Master’s degree or foreign equivalent in Management, Business Administration, Engineering, or a related field, plus 3 years of related work experience. Must have at least 1 year of experience with each of the following: Developing business strategies and transforming the value chain functions from product development through supply chain, manufacturing and product support; Conducting quantitative and qualitative benchmarking and primary and secondary analyses of large and complex data; Using system applications that support one or more of the following: product lifecycle management, network optimization, planning/forecasting, merchandising, inventory management, sourcing/e-sourcing, maintenance, enterprise asset management, materials management, warehouse management, OR transportation management; and, Identifying and addressing client needs. Travel up to 80% of the time is required. Please apply by mail, referencing Job Code IL2379, Attn: HR SSC/Talent Management, 4040 West Boy Scout Boulevard, Tampa, FL 33607.
  • Noordwijk, Netherlands, EUROPEAN SPACE AGENCY Vacancy in the Directorate of Technology, Engineering and Quality. ESA is an equal opportunity employer, committed to achieving diversity within the workforce and creating an inclusive working environment. Applications from women are encouraged. Post Head of the Propulsion, Aerothermodynamics & Flight Vehicles Engineering Division This post is classified A5 on the Coordinated Organisations’ salary scale. Location ESTEC, Noordwijk, The Netherlands Description Head of the Propulsion, Aerothermodynamics & Flight Vehicles Engineering Division, Mechanical Department, Directorate of Technology, Engineering and Quality. Reporting to the Head of the Mechanical Department, the Head of the Propulsion, Aerothermodynamics & Flight Vehicles Engineering Division is responsible for the management of the Division, its resources and activities. Duties Duties include: ensuring a positive and motivating working environment for the Division; establishing and maintaining good working relationships and technical networks with users, project groups and other organisational bodies both inside and outside the Agency; contributing to the continuous improvement of working procedures and to the reflection on the evolution of the Division’s role and activities; managing the workforce of the Division with accountability for all resources and activities delegated to the Division; managing the resources of the Division; supporting the activities of the relevant Competence Domains; supporting the Section Heads in anticipating and resolving sensitive or difficult situations, liaising with HR as required. The Head of Division is responsible for the technical and strategic management of the Division and all of its activities, covering:  Technical support to projects and definition/execution of technology programs in the areas of: chemical propulsion (systems utilizing liquid, solid, hybrid and gaseous propellants for spacecraft and launch vehicles); electric propulsion (electrostatic, electromagnetic, and electrothermal systems); advanced new propulsion systems (e.g. air breathing engines for advanced launch vehicles, and potential future applications of nuclear propulsion to space missions); external and internal aerothermodynamics of relevance to propulsion systems; Aerothermodynamics aspects of ascent, cruise and re-entry of space vehicles through the Earth's or planetary atmospheres; Architecture and technology assessment of new space transportation vehicles for sub-orbital, orbital and exploration application, including upper stages, (re-)entry, expendable and re-usable vehicles in the areas covered by the Division, and coordination of the support for the other areas; Exploitation of flight data from flight experiments, specially involving propulsion, aerothermodynamics and re-entry; Development of components for propulsion systems (valves, regulators, tanks, GSE, etc.); Definition, maintenance and operation of the necessary computing and internal/external laboratory facilities in support of above activities; Establishing and implementing standards within the areas of competence of the Division; The Head of Division is supported in these activities by Heads of Section who each manage a team of technical experts. Technical competencies General background and specific experience in the technical domains covered by the position Resource management experience Knowledge of relevant strategic and technological trends and developments, both inside and outside the space domain, and their potential impact on the activities of the Division/Section Knowledge of ESA technology programmes and the organisation of R&D activities Knowledge of the technical and programmatic requirements of ESA programmes/projects Developing, implementing and maintaining expertise and standards in the technical domains covered by the Division/Section Participation in ESA reviews and panel leadership Leadership competencies Developing & motivating people Fostering cooperation & effective team-working Strategic vision & business context Driving performance Behavioural competencies Communication Problem Solving Planning & Organisation Responsible Decision-Making Relationship Management Education Applicants for this post should have a Master’s degree or equivalent qualification in a relevant engineering discipline. Additional requirements In addition, candidates should have: extensive experience in one or more of the technical domains covered by the Division; proven experience of leading, motivating and developing a team of experts in a project or R&D environment; the ability to provide strategic direction to the individuals and teams within the Division and relate team objectives to the overall and evolving organisational goals and context; the ability to drive performance and foster cooperation within and across teams throughout the organisation; demonstrated excellent leadership, relationship management and communication skills, both oral and written; a proven track record of representing the Agency’s interests to external interfaces; excellent cognitive, analytical, delegation, planning and organisational skills; the ability to anticipate problems, solve complex issues and relate situations to their context; the ability to reach solution-oriented, pragmatic and timely decisions of high standard and integrity as well as to support others (team members, upper management, other stakeholders) in this process. Previous experience of managing managers and multiple teams is an asset, as is international experience, i.e. outside the candidate’s home country, as well as experience in diverse functional areas relevant to the activities of ESA. Other Information For behavioural competencies expected from ESA staff in general, please refer to the ESA Competency Framework. The working languages of the Agency are English and French. A good knowledge of one of these is required. Knowledge of another Member State language would be an asset. The Agency may require applicants to undergo selection tests. The closing date for applications is 13 October 2020. For more information on how to apply, please follow: https://career2.successfactors.eu/career?career_ns=job_listing&company=esa&navBarLevel=JOB_SEARCH&rcm_site_locale=en_GB&career_job_req_id=8933&selected_lang=en_GB&jobAlertController_jobAlertId=&jobAlertController_jobAlertName=&_s.crb=pMuh1xIR69gRo8X2x1MgQzZYrpnIXVxBGyMHB%2bsG6VE%3d  

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