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Head of Project Management Office

Equatex AG

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Head of Project Management Office

Head of Project Management Office

11 Oct 2016by Equatex jobsin
  • Full Time
  • Zurich
  • Posted 2 weeks ago


Job summary

The successful candidate will be responsible for running and administer the Project Management Office to ensure the companies project portfolio and projects are delivered to the best practices and meets organisation goals and requirements within the agreed scope, time, cost and quality. The role requires strong leadership in an international environment in managing interrelated programs to ensure a successful delivery.



  • Ability to manage significant projects under tight time pressure (preferably for international company)
  • Team management experience (project managers), developed project/programme management and planning skills and experience
  • Experience in managing the day-to-day activities in the Project Management Office
  • Experience in working with the business to determine appropriate IT project prioritisation
  • Experience in Project Management organisation or project driven consulting companyExperience in working with multiple location set up
  • Experience with integration projects
  • Understanding of project management methodologies
  • New Product development experience
  • Hands on contribution to execute certain tasks and to drive required decisions and outcomes to move project along



  • Ensure the selection and use of appropriate project management methodology
  • Manage project portfolio for timely and financial delivery
  • Run Steering Committees and decision boards
  • Lead and manage the PMO team, provide performance feedback and goal-setting
  • Work closely and coordinate between business units to ensure collaboration with and contribution from functional leaders
  • Develop and use of proper project management documentation. This includes Project Charters, Business Cases, Project plans, Steering Committee Documentation
  • Manage project budget, estimate and deliver project benefits (value creation)
  • Measure back benefits delivered over time
  • Identify bottleneck in delivery organisation
  • Help prioritise between project proposals
  • Inform and involve senior management, timely escalate issues


Contract Details:

  • Place of work: Zurich
  • Permanent

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