Project Management Officer (PMO)
Fortech is looking to add a valuable function to its organizational structure by introducing the Project Management Office (PMO).
As part of a newly formed PMO structure, we are looking for a Project Management Officer that will provide project management support for any projects in the entire organization.
This involves working in partnership with internal stakeholders (CEO, CCO, Senior Managers and Project Managers) to provide advice and support that helps the organization effectively plan and manage transformation projects and also carry out continuous improvement initiatives at customer projects level.
Project Management Process/Methodology:
Define, standardize, implement and share project management discipline within the organization
Build and implement a common set of practices, principles, methods and tools for the management and delivery of various projects
Select and maintain project management tools and templates for the organization
Project Management Process Control:
Ensure project management standards are being followed by performing regular assessments of projects through audits; define and standardize reporting methods, metrics, KPIs
Ensure the continuous improvement of project management practices
Consolidate audit reports and propose correction and preventive actions for customer projects; submit reports finding to internal stakeholders: Unit Managers, Business Unit Managers, COO & CEO
Internal Consulting and Mentoring:
Disseminate know-how, provide guidance, coaching and mentoring to Project Managers inside Business Units or other structures inside the organization
Home for Project Managers:
Offer project support on request: provide project management guidance and advice to Project Managers within the organization. On request, take over the Project Management for the entire customer project
Maintain a centralized office from which project managers can be assigned to work on projects
Strong knowledge and relevant experience with project management practices, standards, tools, methodologies (PMP, Prince, Agile)
Experience with development methodologies (Agile Scrum, Kanban etc.) and with Atlassian Product Suite Tools
Knowledge of standards: CMMI, ISO, ISITIL
Experience with delivery of complex IT projects; experience on projects with international clients
Proficiency in English
Advanced communication, presentation and interpersonal skills
Strong analytical skills, including the ability to influence and negotiate
Experience of managing people including project managers
Resource management and budget management
Nice to Have:
Experience of working on projects delivering organizational change is an advantage
Experience with organizational projects and with implementing CRM/ERP projects within organizations
Experience with distributed teams
Project Management related certifications
German language skills
Key behaviors for this role and function include:
Leadership and personal responsibility
Develops clear and realistic plans to deliver specific objectives within agreed deadlines
Demonstrates willingness to cooperate in activities and projects outside immediate sphere of responsibility
Understands how own area of work contributes to achieving organizational results and reviews own activity to ensure maximum efficiency and cost effectiveness
Reviews existing processes and suggests different approaches to improve organization and own performance
You will work in an environment that demands professionalism and in the same time values quality people and connections. Our principles are simple: show respect, be reliable and continuously seek to progress.
We offer competitive compensation package, medical insurance, learning and development opportunities and other perks and benefits.
And we also strive to fine-tune our offering to meet particular needs, such as flexible working schedules, remote work or any other benefit that adds value to you and is within our possibilities.