Senior Manager Agile Program Management - German Speaker (All Genders)

  • Kaiser-Wilhelm-Ring 17-21, Cologne, Germany
  • Full-time

Company Description

Publicis Sapient, the digital business transformation hub of Publicis Groupe, helps clients drive growth and efficiency and evolve the ways they work, in a world where consumer behaviour and technology are catalysing social and commercial change at an unprecedented pace.  

With 19,000 people and over 100 offices around the globe, our expertise spanning technology, data sciences, consulting and creative combined with our culture of innovation enables us to deliver on complex transformation initiatives that accelerate our clients’ businesses through creating the products and services their customers expect. For more information, visit www.publicis.sapient.com.  

Job Description

Fancy joining a global organisation that is revolutionising the digital landscape? Today, as clients across industries are moving from digitally extending their businesses to placing digital at the core, Publicis Sapient has an unprecedented opportunity to help them succeed.  

What are we looking for in you? 

This fantastic leadership opportunity for a Program Management professional encompasses all facets of program management, client management and team leadership where you will typically perform an engagement lead role (more client focused) or delivery lead role within diverse distributed environments delivering complex business systems. You will have the opportunity to drive transformative work at scale, leading a fully connected team engagement from strategy and vision through to realisation using different agile techniques. The Engagement Lead works closely with different domains including creative, design, experience as well as technology, to successfully deliver programs that are customer journey led. 

Your Impact: 

This role requires a sufficient breadth and depth of expertise in leading multi-disciplinary teams of people to successfully deliver large-scale digital transformation program. Typically you could be working as a Program Manager on a single engagement with team sizes ranging from 25-35 people or as a Project Manager for 2 to 5 small to medium scale projects. You will manage complex, multi-track programs or small to medium-scale projects to an acceptable level of risk by balancing scope, time, cost and quality while maintaining a positive environment that promotes individual development and high-performance standards. Pivotal to this role is excellent relationship building skills, as well as strong leadership and team management experience. 

Qualifications

Extensive experience and understanding of Agile/Scrum 

A proven track record in delivering large-scale end to end digital business transformation programs to clients 

Experience managing multiple projects simultaneously 

Experience of managing the budget or client revenue of engagements 

Experience in leading diverse teams in dynamic and fast-paced environments within a globally distributed model, with resources representing multiple disciplines (such as marketing, technology, creative, strategy) 

Fluent spoken and written German communication skills

 

Additional Information

Benefits of Working Here:

  • We work with cutting-edge technology which has always been part of our DNA and we want our employees to define what technologies our clients use next
  • We provide many learning opportunities to deepen your skillset and to support your professional growth
  • We offer numerous discounts on travel, cultural and leisure activities.
  • We put the well-being of our people first and organize various health initiatives
  • We offer you a vibrant workplace culture with many different community events throughout the year

Please note:
The entire PS community is working remote as we navigate the COVID-19 global health crisis together. Our recruiting procedures have been adjusted to ensure the health and safety of our candidates and our people remain a priority. All of our interviews are now taking place via phone and video conferencing. Thank you very much for your understanding.

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