What does the role involve?
In this role you lead an interdisciplinary team and manage projects from market evaluation to the introduction of the new product to the relevant markets. You are responsible for time and budget planning. Furthermore, you define project targets and secure the achievement in regard to product value proposition, quality, product cost, timeline and budget. As Senior Project Manager you are responsible for leading complex projects with sub-projects or various projects in parallel, each with several stakeholders. Therefore, you work closely with product managers, align customer requirements targeting to drive differentiation versus competition. In this role, you also steer the technical team to deliver outstanding solutions and partner with sourcing to achieve product cost targets. You are responsible that the product as well as the project is a success from the very beginning to the end in all dimensions and you will interact with the management whenever necessary.
What you need is:
Master degree in a technical area (e.g. mechanical engineering, electronics, mechatronics, etc), MBA is a plus
At least 8 years of work experience, with a proven track record in management of complex projects in a technical environment; ideally experiences in functions beyond project management
High motivation level and energy, drive to outperform
Entrepreneurial attitude to lead teams
Ability to craft a direction in complex and ambiguous situations
Excellent communication & presentation skills on all levels in English & German, any additional language is a plus