Agile Project Manager (m/f/d)

Research & Development Göppingen, Germany


Your Responsibilities

  • Define cross-functional software projects focusing on regular and timely delivery of assigned projects from concept to implementation
  • Act as project lead, keep development teams accountable for their commitments removing roadblocks to their work
  • Implement an effective system of project governance, meeting cadences, review guidelines, risk management and KPIs
  • Report on progress status, possible bottlenecks, risks while supporting prioritization of projects according to internal KPIs ensuring alignment with corporate goals
  • Be the go-to-person for Product Owners and manage customer expectations for project deliverables, communication with stakeholders
  • Coordinate all ongoing process improvement initiatives to implement best practices for Agile Project Management in the R&D division
  • Empower the team! Ensure each team member is fully engaged in the project and making a meaningful contribution

What we offer

  • First-class, individual initial training: your colleagues will be there to help you at all times
  • “If I were CEO, I would…” Say what you’re thinking! We live an open-door policy and our managing directors are always open to feedback and suggestions
  • Make yourself at home! We don’t wear ties. In our relaxed office atmosphere, you can wear whatever you want and relax in on of our many lounge areas
  • Of course, we offer you perks like free fruit, drinks and a variety of health and well-being activities
  • We truly live and celebrate our cultural diversity: our colleagues come from from more than 60 countries and speak more than 40 languages
  • We work hard, and play harder! Look forward to company celebrations, team events and other social gatherings

What you bring

  • BA/BS degree or equivalent, MBA would be a plus (PMI-ACP, CSM would be advantageous)
  • A  project management experience working for software vendors, preferably in dynamic, fast growing companies managing large, complex projects in a high-tech development environment with multi-function teams
  • Solid understanding of software development life cycle including both Agile/ Scrum and traditional project management principles followed by the ability to blend them together in the right proportions to fit both project and business environment needs required
  • Proven track record of successfully implemented software or web development projects using Agile methodologies
  • Experience overseeing multi-function project teams with at least 10-15 team members
  • Excellent communication skills, and the ability to effectively communicate at all levels of the company in English, German is a plus
  • Ability to work autonomously, successfully handling remote stakeholder relationships and provide C-level
  • Balanced business/technical background to provide highly-credible leadership to development teams and to be able to accurately and objectively evaluate complex project risks and issues
  • Understanding of complex organizational dynamics in order to influence the market
  • You are passionate about software, cloud, IoT and emerging technologies