Senior Project Manager

Berlin, Germany

041E

SUMMARY: 
This position is with our European Operations Office.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:​

  • Manages complex software development projects

  • Collaborates with the customer on assessing, defining, documenting and initiating projects

  • Leads the project team to surpass customer's expectation of the services provided. Manages internal and often customer-provided resources

  • Delivers medium and large scale projects and programs with full project life cycle management

  • Acts as SPOC for the customer for all project related matters

  • Maintains total accountability for the success of projects within the scope of overall program.

  • Communicates program/project status to key stakeholders and senior management of overall status against constraints (scope, cost, and schedule)

  • Responsible for financial aspects of assigned projects including KPI reporting relative to project progress.

  • Strictly applies Change Management controls

  • Establishes collaboration and manages interactions between functional organizations impacted by the project

  • Participates in strategic planning sessions with both client and management to determine the scope and objectives of each project.

  • Applies knowledge of the Systems Development Life Cycle (SDLC), Agile (SCRUM), and Six Sigma (Lean) methodologies and software practices as required.

 

LEADERSHIP 

  • Maintains a permanent leadership posture throughout the customer engagement

  • Exudes confidence and inspires through communication, knowledge, actions, and ability to resolve conflict

  • Is proactive in all aspects of the daily task engagement

  • Risk averse posture is key.

  • Utterly committed to Customer success 

  • Ability to build, nurture, and maintain relationships with all levels of the organization from IT staff to senior/executive management. 



EDUCATION and EXPERIENCE: 

  • Bachelor's Degree in Computer Science/MIS/Business Administration required. 

  • MBA preferred. 

  • Advanced English language abilities especially in business settings

  • 10+ years of project management utilizing project management methodologies in successively more responsible leadership roles required - preferably in large technology organizations 

  • Prior experience leading global, enterprise-wide implementations involving implementation partners preferred. 

  • PRINCE2 Practicioner certification required

  • PMP certification a plus. 

  • Lean & Six Sigma certification or completed training preferred.

  • Agile/Scrum certification is a plus 

  • Strong negotiating, influencing, and conflict resolution skills