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Senior Technical Project Manager Lead (m/f) - Zürich

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Senior Technical Project Manager Lead (m/f) - Zürich

Dienstag, 30 August, 2016

Alpina HR is looking for a Senior Technical Project Manager (m/f)
In order to discuss the opportunity further also whats in for you, i will be happy to get in touch and introduce to you this opportunity - Please apply to Michaela. michaela.esswein@alpina-hr.com

Fluent German and English language skills (written, spoken) are a must have. French language skills are an advantage. Other European language skills an advantage.

Key Accountabilities

Inspirational Visionary:

You maintains a longer term vision when investigating new technologies or applying existing technologies to solve business problems; looks for emerging trends in both business and technology and communicates the applicability of the technological trends to what is happening within the relevant lines of business.

Leads, shapes, structures and drives medium and large consulting assignments using waterfall or agile best practices and methodologies. Solicits and is receptive to input and feedback from team members, pursues continuous learning with others in teams, works to create and maintain cooperation among team members, and adapts behaviour and communication style to be effective in the situation. Treats all with respect.

You love driving workshops to help transform client's business needs.

Participates in proposals, creates content and/or solution. Ensures quality estimates, leveraging past data, experience, other forms of estimation, other teams, etc.

Aligning the solution being recommended with the client Strategic direction, managing exceptions, and effectively communicating solutions and their justification to relevant stakeholders


For our fantastic customer we are looking for a Senior Technical Project Manager with rock-solid, proven program management leadership track record of > 5 million euro project/program management experience in both agile and waterfall environments

Our ideal candidate is a recognized thought leader who easily becomes the trusted advisor to our clients and facilitates the implementation of the project in line with agreed success criteria utilizing PMP, PRINCE2, Agile, Scrum and/or other industry standard methodologies.

The role requires in general mastery of program and project management (PMI / Prince 2) in an application development environment, polished communication / stakeholders management skills and strong, proven experience in an onsite/offshore model.

On the day-to-day job you will work closely with onsite teams across Europe and offshore project managers who are responsible for the offshore delivery teams. He/she will have to ensure effective communication between the onsite and offshore teams and the client stakeholders.

Drives retrospectives and all action items from retrospectives to completion.
Large enterprise deployment experience in complex heterogeneous environments.
Excellent influencing and facilitation skills, in particular problem solving/troubleshooting activities.
Ability to work effectively under pressure in a resilient and flexible manner


Experience of on-site / off-shore delivery model

Understanding/certification of PMP, PRINCE2 and ITIL processes and application development methodologies

Strong experience with MS Tools: MS Project, Visio, Powerpoint, Word, Excel

Experience of Agile/scrum delivery in distributed model. Familiarity with the most common ALM tools.

Your Experience

Minimum of 10-15 years of relevant project/program management experience mandatory.
Minimum of 3 years agile/scrum program management experience mandatory.
Full software development lifecycle experience
Experience of large program deliveries in an onsite/offshore environment
Experience of some or several of content management and portals or mobile solutions such as Sharepoint, Alfresco, Liferay, Sitecore, Adobe AEM, HTML5, CSS3, Responsive web design, angular js, mobile app prototyping
Previous consulting experience in complex multi-national organisation
Onsite/offshore and outsourcing experience mandatory.
Proven Business and IT experience ideally supported with relevant professional qualifications

Preferred Qualifications:: PMP / PRINCE2 Practitioner/ CSM/ PMI-ACP / ITIL