Addidas Group 91074 Herzogenaurach, Germany
Jun 29, 2017
Purpose Manage and deliver small projects (< € 200k), significant RFCs or sub-elements of mid-scale projects on a local or global level across brands and respective functions within the boundaries of time, cost & quality while focusing on the customers’ expectations and requirements. Key Accountabilities Project Management Lead and manage to successfully deliver the assigned project or RFC, end-to-end, ideally through applying PMI methodology effectively. Capture, understand and deliver RFCs, small to mid-scale projects or work streams, as allocated by the superior, for your respective IT department. This can include supporting or self-facilitating workshops with business and IT on respective business processes to reach a clear outcome, solution design and action steps. Ensure full understanding of project scope to be able to design detailed project plans. Manage the execution and completion of the defined project plan by effectively coordinating people and resources. Monitor and highlight any project variables (cost, effort, scope, etc.) against the project plan and make suggestions to implement corrective or preventative actions. If required, support any changes for the respective project and ensure changes are smoothly and successfully implemented to achieve lasting benefits. Finalize all activities across the projects/programs to formally close and hand over the project, ensuring project documents are approved, completed, maintained and stored appropriately. Resource planning Partner with the internal IT Supplier Management department and project sponsor in order to engage external suppliers (e.g. conduct interviews, financial management of external supplier costs). Financials and Controlling Control the allocated project costs on time and in budget. Ensure compliance with GIT standards, e.g. PMO, IT controlling standards Manage project budget by tracking and reporting the monthly budget accruals and variances and ensure timely and accurate invoicing. Communication Use appropriate and effective communication methods to Senior Management and project stakeholders throughout the project life cycle, in order to successfully deliver and embed the project within the organization. Individual key responsibilities To be able to understand business and business processes and effectively contribute towards optimizing and enhancing the processes Ability to understand system landscape and architecture for driving better solutions Knowledge, Capabilities and Experience Pro-active (engaging & impact-oriented) mindset, ability to think end-to-end Ability to work in a fast-paced environment with different international cultures Business mindset: very good numerical and analytical skills, experience in finance Good experience in managing projects on a global level Good communication (both written and verbal) and facilitation skills (small and large groups), especially when interacting with different levels of business Ability to travel, domestic or international, as required Fluent English (verbal and written), Strong MS-Office skills (Word, Excel, PowerPoint) Qualifications Four-year college or university degree with focus on Business Administration or IT or related areas, or equivalent combination of education and experience Minimum of 3-5 years of progressive work experience in mid to large-scale project or program management Ideally PMI certified We're looking forward to receiving your application! Check out this inspiring diversity video .