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Project Manager (m/f/d) - IT Buyer



IT, Accounting & Finance, Operations
Hamburg, Germany
Posted on Thursday, May 9, 2024

Job Description

The IT Business Development Team mainly supports the Development Teams at ABOUT YOU Tech in structuring and optimizing their projects and processes. To achieve this they closely work together with the top management as well as the Tech & Product Leads of the company. The Team’s responsibilities vary a lot from managing projects with other tech team leads e.g. external software as a service selection, negotiation and migrations, IT investment cases, cost saving, and projects helping other leads to find the perfect team processes.

The Project Manager - IT Buyer should be able to manage a wide range of cost projects (e.g. AWS cost related in which you will become an expert) and have interaction with one of the founders, for challenges that we face in our tech teams resulting in a cost-efficient Tech company.

What you will do

  • Lead multiple tech projects with a duration between 2 weeks and 6 months e.g. cost saving projects in the IT, vendor negotiations, contract management
  • Cooperation with IT project managers, Controllers as well as Technical Leads to increase the overall business value
  • Perform End-to-End Contract Management (plan, negotiate, monitor contracts, invoice verification, perform tender to achieve the best price/value composition)
  • Preparation of reports (e.g. preparation of monthly cost reports as well as KPI reports in cooperation with stakeholders)
  • Steering and hands-on planning of the IT budget across multiple teams for IT vendors and hosting costs
  • Get insight into a wide range of projects, processes, tools, and state-of-the-art technologies (e.g. AWS, Datadog, etc.) while working with various teams
  • Discuss, align, and report the project status with the Lead, Top Management, Tech & Product leads regularly
  • Identify problems and find efficient and pragmatic solutions for blockers
  • Work in an international and agile environment with flat hierarchies and short decision-making processes

Who you are

  • At least 2 years of experience in agile IT project management
  • Curious about learning new technologies
  • Experience with contract negotiations and managing IT projects
  • Analytical and efficient approach while keeping the focus on the set goals
  • Organizing is your strong suit, you always work in a very structured way
  • Proactive, hands-on, and creative problem-solving mindset
  • Excellent communication skills that are fluent in written and spoken English
  • Good MS Office and especially Excel skills

Nice to have

  • Experience in IT-consulting
  • Analytical mindset
  • Experience with Cloud services like AWS, Google Cloud or Azure


  • Grow together with one of the fastest-growing eCommerce companies in Europe
  • Flexible working times (10 AM - 4 PM German Time Zone as core working time)
  • 40% discount on our online shop
  • Fresh fruits + drinks are everywhere at the Office
  • Language courses
  • Free sports courses & reduced price for gym membership
  • Subsidized public transportation ticket
  • Free choice of hardware and operating system (Mac, Windows, Linux) also for private usage
  • Mobility subsidy
  • Modern office in the city center of Hamburg
  • Remote work on Mondays and Fridays
  • International working environment and English as company language
  • Company flats (subject to availability)
  • Agile work environment and cross-functional teams
  • Company pension scheme
  • Help in relocation and VISA process

We take responsibility for creating an inclusive and exceptional environment where all genders, nationalities, and ethnicities feel welcomed and accepted exactly as they are. We believe that a diverse workforce essentially contributes to the ABOUT YOU culture. To maintain talent and diversity, we emphasize the care for physical health, mental health, and overall well-being. Our values and work ethics essentially contribute to our brand mission: empower acceptance and shape an inclusive, fair, and circular fashion culture.

We are looking forward to receiving your application – preferably via our online application portal! Thus, we can ensure a faster process and for you, it is very easy to upload your application documents. :-)