Project Manager (m/f)

18 Aug 2016
20 Mar 2017
Contract Type
Full Time
  • Actively Initiate, Plan and Execute projects (mainly ETRM - Power and Gas) using different software development methodologies
  • Manage plan, quality, scope and costs of delivery projects, providing full transparency throughout the IT implementation project lifecycle
  • Prepare and track task plans based on different methodologies (Agile, Iterative, Waterfall) for diverse teams of internal and external business analysts, solution architects, developers and testers
  • Work together with Business users, identify appropriate solutions to meet customer demand and apply best practice project management methodologies to ensure timely and full delivery of customer requirements
  • Closely align, take guidance from and provide feedback to IT peers in IT Architecture and Service Management functions to ensure overall consistency of solutions and smooth transition into operations
  • Excellent collaboration and communication with stakeholders across regions will be critical to the success of this role
  • Actively promote knowledge sharing and build-up of internal IT expertise and skills

  • University degree in engineering, information technologies, natural sciences or comparable studies, ideally certified in project management (e.g. PMP)
  • Hands on experience in a Project Management role, preferably in the energy trading sector with direct involvement in complex IT implementation projects
  • Strong background in understanding front-to-back deal lifecycle, portfolio management, risk management and respective IT systems within the commodity trading business (e.g. ETRM, Market Data Management, Market Gateway solutions)
  • Experience in cloud based implementation, integration with enterprise application landscapes and experience in managing continuous integration / delivery
  • Strong knowledge of wholesale energy markets, regional sales markets as well as market rules and regulations in the energy sector
  • Experience with Allegro or other equivalent ETRM systems is a plus
  • Strong analytical and structured way of thinking, high organisational skills and IT affinity
  • Ability to work both independently and within a team. Willingness to accept responsibility
  • Excellent interpersonal and verbal/written communication skills: Facilitating workshops, presenting to senior stakeholders, conflict resolution
  • Integrative personality who establishes and develops close relationships with others within and outside own unit. Willingness to travel on a regular basis
  • Excellent English language skills, spoken and written, Fluency in German or other languages is a plus