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IT Project Manager (all genders)

Evotec SE

Evotec SE

IT, Operations
Multiple locations
Posted on Saturday, February 3, 2024

We are seeking a passionate, experienced, resourceful and collaborative IT project manager to develop and provide oversight and management of IT projects, involving several IT units and business functions. This person will manage, coordinate, administrate and execute these projects in a timely manner, including setting, tracking and meeting deadlines, coordinating schedules, facilitating communication between project team leaders / members, and bringing project teams together into a cohesive whole. This position ensures that projects stay on schedule and includes informing executive leadership of status and potential issues. Additionally, it involves coordinating communication and collaboration between project teams, executive leadership, and all relevant stakeholders.

Missions & Responsibilities

  • Define, create, monitor and update as appropriate assigned projects’ schedules, resource plans and budgets.
  • Effectively apply appropriate project management methodologies and tools, enforce project standards.
  • Ensure consistency and alignment with Evotec’s IT strategy and standards, as well as with other IT projects, as appropriate.
  • Identify needed resources, assess feasibility, assign and track individual responsibilities.
  • Minimize risk exposure on assigned projects, track and manage existing risks.
  • Liaise between involved IT units (e.g. business applications, scientific application, service delivery, security, …), business function stakeholders and executive leadership.
  • Resolve and/or escalate challenges and issues in a timely manner.
  • Ensure clear, consistent and continued communication (e.g. status reports, changes, …)
  • Facilitate assigned projects’ meetings effectively, ensuring stakeholders alignment.
  • Contribute to and ensure that assigned projects’ documentation and deliverables are complete, current and stored appropriately.
  • Track lessons learned, share with appropriate parties and use for practice improvement.

Knowledge, skills and abilities

  • Strong organizational and time management skills
  • Ability to prioritize and manage multiple topics / projects
  • Strong interpersonal skills
  • Strong written and oral communication skills
  • Proactive and anticipatory thinking
  • Team and collaboration orientation
  • Full fluency in both written and spoken English
  • Any additional fluency in French, German and/or Italian a plus

Experience and education

  • At least five years of previous experience in project management
  • Working knowledge of Kanban methodologies and experience with JIRA tool
  • Experience in IT / Digital fields
  • Education / experience in life sciences a plus

FR : Dans le cadre de sa politique Diversité, Evotec étudie, à compétences égales, toutes les candidatures dont celles des personnes en situation de handicap.

ENG : In the frame of our Diversity policy, Evotec considers, with equal competences, all applications including people with disabilities.