Program Manager

Job ID:
100343
Country:
Slovakia
Location:
Kosice, Kosice
Region:
East Slovakia
Employment Type:
Full Time - Regular
Job Level:
Young Professional

Job Description

A Program manager manages complex overall projects and programs for the processing and fulfillment of agreed deliverables and services in compliance with the PM book, PMI methodology and contract, from the signing of the contract to the declaration of overall acceptance by the customer as part of innovative, complex overall projects with considerable national/international importance; leads the realization of programs in time, within the agreed budget and in line with quality standards.

 

Accountabilities

  • Advising executive management (program sponsors) on strategic business matters in connection with the relevant projects
  • Intensive communication and collaboration with stakeholders as well as the Steering committee of the program
  • Program initialization (acquisition, scoping, prioritization, business case, conditions, costs, deliverables)
  • Program planning (Time, Cost, Quality, Resource, Program Organization, Communication, Stakeholder, Architecture and Risk management)
  • Program execution and control (monitoring of the program plan, audits, change management, procurement & contract management, re-planning)
  • Program closure (Scope and Business case evaluation, Lessons learned)
  • Decision making  within scope of her/his program
  • Escalation management and the transfer of the solution to the Service and the Operation teams

 

Management scope

  • Responsibility for program budget over 10 mil EUR
  • Management of different teams of over 20 people directly and over 50 people indirectly
  • Responsibility for planning and controlling technological and human resources in larger projects
  • Performance of project audits
  • Selection  and justification of the optimum solution for the systematic and early detection of project risks, as well as for the contractual, commercial and technical elimination/removal of the risks taking account of future developments and the impact on the whole project environment
  • Implementation of best practice approaches to improve the project management performance
  • Evaluation of proposals and solution concepts
  • Advice to management in strategic matters and develops the business area
  • Control of the cooperation with the units involved in the project (internally and externally) and is the customer's first point of contact
  • Personal responsibility for managing large projects in a national/international context

 

Other Benefits

  • Cafeteria - individual benefit
  • Trainings and development opportunities
  • Discounts at various providers in Košice
  • Possibility of Home office
  • Pension savings contribution
  • Meal vouchers contribution
  • Teambuildings
  • Extra vacation days
  • Young and enthusiastic working environment
  • Diversity Program
  • Health Weeks
  • Sport Activities
  • Weekend Events
  • Work life Coaching
  • Doctors at workplace
  • Credit card
  • Metro card
  • Referral bonus /financial/
  • Rotations possibilities

 

Requirements

Education

  • University education – Master degree

 

Experience

  • Min 10 year experience as PM - leading larger projects of high complexity (similar to/comparable with A projects, or streams of A projects), project portfolio or program,
  • Min 5 years of experience in ICT business
  • 2 references at minimum required

 

Languages

  • English min. B2
  • German language is advantage 

 

Others

  • Extensive knowledge of Project management (PMI preferred) with at least one certificate (PMP, PRINCE2 Practitioner, or IPMA C or B)
  • Knowledge of ITIL methodology and  ICT business
  • Excellent skills in the following fields: leadership, communication, presentation, negotiation, stakeholders management, risk & change management, crisis management, listening, problem solving
  • Flexibility, reasoning, ability of working under pressure, structural & project & analytical thinking,  
  • Good networking skills, assertiveness, time management, stress management
  • Willing to travel abroad
  • Excellent capabilities in managing and coaching of Project managers involved in the project
  • Excellent knowledge and profound experience in three TC portfolio related types of Rollout: IntraSelect (IP-VPN), Managed LAN, Managed VoIP, Network Security Solutions
  • Extensive experience in the implementation of end-to end TC services in accordance with data center standards, backend services and applications

 

Minimum monthly salary is 3000 € brutto + variable part of salary + other financial benefits. The final basic wage component can be adjusted accordingly to individual skills and experience of selected candidate. 

Job requirements

Requirements

Education

  • University education – Master degree

 

Experience

  • Min 10 year experience as PM - leading larger projects of high complexity (similar to/comparable with A projects, or streams of A projects), project portfolio or program,
  • Min 5 years of experience in ICT business
  • 2 references at minimum required

 

Languages

  • English min. B2
  • German language is advantage 

 

Others

  • Extensive knowledge of Project management (PMI preferred) with at least one certificate (PMP, PRINCE2 Practitioner, or IPMA C or B)
  • Knowledge of ITIL methodology and  ICT business
  • Excellent skills in the following fields: leadership, communication, presentation, negotiation, stakeholders management, risk & change management, crisis management, listening, problem solving
  • Flexibility, reasoning, ability of working under pressure, structural & project & analytical thinking,  
  • Good networking skills, assertiveness, time management, stress management
  • Willing to travel abroad
  • Excellent capabilities in managing and coaching of Project managers involved in the project
  • Excellent knowledge and profound experience in three TC portfolio related types of Rollout: IntraSelect (IP-VPN), Managed LAN, Managed VoIP, Network Security Solutions
  • Extensive experience in the implementation of end-to end TC services in accordance with data center standards, backend services and applications