Company Description :
We Dream . We Do . We Deliver .
As a full-service, data-driven customer experience transformation, Merkle DACH partner with Top 500 companies in the DACH region and in Eastern Europe.
Originally from Switzerland, Merkle DACH was created out of a merger between Namics and Isobar - two leading full-service digital agencies.
Our 1200+ digital enthusiasts are innovating the way brands are built, through providing expertise in Digital Transformation strategy, MarTech platforms, Creativity, UX, CRM, Data, Commerce, Mobile, Social Media, Intranet and CMS.
We are part of the global Merkle brand, the largest brand within the dentsu group, who shares with us a network of over 66,000+ passionate individuals in 146 countries.
Senior Project Manager Overview :
This role is designed to be performed by an experienced (5+ yrs) project manager being responsible for all areas of project management for our key business clients.
The senior project manager manages the delivery of the project or program from the very beginning (team setup, budget and contract validation, initiation of project kick-off with team and client) throughout the whole lifecycle of the project until the completion and formal closure of the project.
He / she is also responsible for internal and external reporting of project status and progress (workload progress, finance status, etc.
for implementing and executing processes for managing risks, issues and changes during project and also for completing the project in the defined budget and profitability level.
Additionally, she / he provides consulting services to our customers.
Job Description :
Responsible for handling of customer projects with regards to scheduling, financial and content aspects
Have the full control of project planning, risk and scope management, project team leadership
Acknowledge and validate contractual details of project
Execute daily project management activities
Provide regular internal and external reporting of project status to different levels of stakeholders
Obtain client acceptance for partial and complete delivery
Deliver and lead medium to large sized projects or subprojects in a large program
Deliver the project within the contracted time, quality and budget and to the company defined profitability level
Manage local and remote team members and external suppliers client and 3rd party team members towards the project success
Comply with company’s project management standards and processes
Identify and unlock further business opportunities
Create concepts and specifications
Ensure smooth communication with clients
Support the acquisition process, and create offers
Build and develop Merkle project management skills
To be able to 'come in running' and take on board responsibilities and tasks from the start
Excellent communication skills
Relevant graduation with a university degree or other higher educational background
Team spirit able to work in a regional and international team
Role model in her / his acting and performance
Relationship management create relationships on all levels
Soft skills : presentation skills, communicative, professional, positive attitude, pro-active and independent worker, with a can-do attitude
Fluent German, fluent English , written and spoken, any other language is a plus
Experienced with full lifecycle of project management discipline, know-how of modern project methodologies ( kanban, agile, etc.)
Advantageous of management of software development and digital delivery projects ( ecommerce, CRM, ERP, CMS, etc.)
As an advantage : Certified in Project Management (Prince 2 practitioner, PMP, Agile PM Practitioner or other equal, Scrum Master, IPMA, etc.)