IT Program/Project-Manager

  • Mövenstrasse 18, 9015 St. Gallen, Switzerland
  • Full-time

Company Description

Be a part of the sustainable movement.
Get involved in environmentally friendly and safe textile production.

Bluesign is a globally operating company with it’s headquarter in St. Gallen, Switzerland. We offer solutions for textile and related industries to produce safe and environmentall friendly products. Our customers include major international brands, chemical suppliers, and textile manufacturers. Our employees are motivated professionals, focused specialists – and you!

Job Description

This newly created position offers the opportunity to take an entire division to a new, even more professional level. You will be the link between the management-team, product management and solution development and have a direct line to the business. You will act as a link between IT, project teams, management, board of directors and customers, making a significant contribution to Bluesign's future success.

Major Responsibilities

  • Introduces a new program management in the company and forms an interface to the project managers, respectively leads projects himself/herself
  • Oversees and coordinates all ICT projects of the company considering the strategic and operational objectives of the company and leads the ICT department with 3 employees
  • Works closely with the Product Manager in the development and maintenance of products supported by ICT
  • Monitors the profit and loss of projects and holds responsibility, authority and accountability (RAA) for all ICT project scope delivery and successful execution within technical, schedule, cost and quality commitments
  • Acts as operative project leader and seeks team input to promote rapid resolution to issues  
  • Establishes objectives and goals and provides direction to project teams in areas of potential changes in scope and risk assessment
  • Coops with the finance department in terms of financial planning and controlling of the projects
  • Communicates successfully and persuasively at the project staff, management team, board and client levels
  • Ensures standard project and program management processes are utilized and adequate to support the project execution and teams; Coordinates project reviews, prepares and publishes program management metrics and reports whilst maintaining the metrics for the project
  • Provides periodic project updates
  • Manages the scope and specification for the projects taking into account the needs of customers and stakeholders within the given budget
  • Reports project progress, updates and information, performs project reviews, identifies risks and deviations, and obtains solutions in close coordination with the project sponsor
  • Acts as interface with our corporate structure of our mother-company

Qualifications

 

  • Bachelor’s degree required; Engineering or Business degree preferred
  • Min 6-10 years’ experience in Program Management; or a combination of Program Management, Business Analyst, Product Management
  • Experienced in project management plus IT architecture and/or DB-Architecture
  • Excellent knowledge and experience in program/project management methodologies, processes and tools
  • Project Management (SGO) accreditation or equivalent recommended
  • Excellent communication and presentation skills – both verbal and written, with ability to make necessary status reports and technical presentations to all levels
  • Fluent in English and German languages

Personal Skills

  • Strong communication, organization and negotiation skills
  • Confident appearance towards project staff, management, board of directors and customers
  • Strong analytical, organizational and management skills
  • Business awareness, customer focused
  • Confident and dynamic personality, good team working skills
  • Ability to work in a team but also independently, meeting tight deadlines, solve problems with limited supervision

Additional Information

What’s in it for you

  • Have the chance to develop and build up an area yourself
  • Great benefits and a modern workplace
  • Be a part of an internationally driven organization with a purpose that will broaden your horizon

Interested? Send us your application and corresponding documents, your earliest possible start date, and your salary expectations by applying through the following link:

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