Our client is a dynamic and innovative software company for CAD/CAM software in the field of medical technology. For the location in Darmstadt our client is looking for a qualified:

Senior Program Manager (m/f/d) - 40% remote possible

Job-ID: CF-00004243
Ort: Darmstadt

Your main tasks:

  • Oversee a program which may comprise of multiple transformational projects focused on modernizing enterprise-scale systems
  • Accountable for creating a detailed delivery plan that can be executed by program/project teams
  • Ensure that program/project teams understand the objectives of the project
  • Gain commitments from the program/project team to be accountable for delivering on time
  • Drive and communicates program/project status, schedule baselines, schedule issues, project risks and major decisions
  • Maintain intense focus on delivering to all committed milestones and holds the project team accountable by holding weekly project status reviews
  • Aggressively manage risk across the project throughout the project development life cycle to ensure on time delivery
  • Communicate frequently with program/project teams, peers, management and upper management to ensure sharp focus on executing to the delivery plan and timeline
  • Keep the program/project teams organized and on track for effective implementation and delivery and implements process improvements where there’s inefficiency in the execution process
  • Build capability within the program/project teams to accomplish the project goals and deliver the program/project results on time
  • Follow up and maintain accountability of program/project success criteria post deployment
  • Must be flexible and creative in thinking to execute to a timeline when plans do not go as expected
  • Must follow up relentlessly to ensure cross functional project teams are delivering against their commitments

Your technical qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s Degree or equivalent experience
  • 8+ years of project management experience preferably for new enterprise projects and/or product development
  • Experience delivering software projects
  • Experience project managing medical device (inclusive of regulatory requirements compliance) and hardware projects preferred
  • Experience running a portfolio of programs focused on modernizing enterprise-scale systems
  • Experience in CI/CD and DevOpsSec best practices
  • Experience with container orchestration tools
  • PMP certified preferred or equivalent certification (agile, etc.)
  • Should be able to effectively use Microsoft Project or equivalent tools to create and manage detailed program/project schedules
  • Expert understanding of new product development and/or enterprise program management processes including but not limited to waterfall, agile methodologies, etc.
  • Expert ability to create structures and processes necessary to deliver enterprise programs/projects and/or new products to successful implementation

Your personal qualifications:

  • Excellent communication skills
  • Demonstrated leadership experience

Our client offers:
Exciting and varied activities in a dynamic and growth-oriented software company. You can expect flat structures and efficient decision-making processes. You can look forward to a positive working atmosphere that promotes both individual freedom and responsibility. Furthermore, you can expect a strong team spirit and a very good working atmosphere as well as modern offices and workplaces. Flexible working hours and home office options are a matter of course.