Project Manager

Job Title: Project Manager
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Germany
Start Date: ASAP
Reference: JMJ-ProjectManager
Contact Name: Justine Marjoram
Contact Email:
Job Published: April 16, 2022 23:34

Job Description

Justine is looking to hire a Project Manager who can manage the client contracting process from contract creation and completion and sign off. This is a permanent role, based in Germany.

The client is a fast-paced technology client that is growing quickly.


The Role Responsibilities:

- Manage client contracting process from contract creation to completion and sign off;

- Provide cross-functional leadership and collaborate internally and with clients to determine project goals and objectives;.

- Ensure that the project has completed the relevant gate requirements and that deliverables have been properly reviewed by stakeholders;

- Lead and advocate PM best practices of integration, scope, time, quality, communication, risk and procurement management;

- Execute project lifecycle and lead each project and/or release

- Manage project-related communications within and outside of the project.

- Proactively identify and communicate impacts to internal and external stakeholders.

- Freely provide information regarding project progress and scope using a project dashboard and/or internal/external status reports;

- Identify and socialize project success metrics to the internal team and to external stakeholders.

- Evaluate project progress and results against success metrics by developing scorecards that monitor performance to meet KPIs and SLAs agreed with clients, reporting any issues to Leadership;

-  Identify and resolves issues. Approve scope/cost/schedule/quality changes through the project sponsor(board);

- Communicate risks to appropriate stakeholders and develop a risk mitigation strategy and a contingency plan;

- Define acceptance criteria, prioritize stakeholder requirements and define the scope boundaries;

- Estimate project investment and request budget allocation and reallocations.

- Ensure budget compliance and track, report, and close out expenses and contractual obligations;

- Identify and establish partnerships with stakeholders to build support, secure sponsorship, and ensure alignment for project outcomes, end-products and/or solution;

- Create or re-engineer processes, resources, structure to gain productivity and improve project;

- Follow up on action items for performance improvement;


Candidate requirements:

- Understanding of German legislations;

- Contracts - must understand Contract Manager

- Experience and background in German/ EU contract management, legislations in the telecom industry is an advantage

- BS/BA degree or equivalent plus 4-6+ years related experience;

- Experience in the telecommunication industry, mobile network service or any equivalent area in an international environment with good understanding of its technology,

- Knowledge of Wiki, Jira, Confluence, SharePoint or similar, MS Project, Smartsheet or similar and MS Office Suite (Excel, PowerPoint, Word) or similar;

- Contractual negotiations, management, revisions and sign-off experience

- Knowledge/Experience of procurement, budgeting and cost control processes;

- Experience in identification of quality requirements, executing quality assurance and control, ensuring standards and compliance;

- Experience in risk identification, analysis, response, control and monitoring;

- Experience in supporting, communicating and executing organizational change;

- Demonstrated experience in project scoping, planning, management, execution and controlling.