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IT Project Manager

Kion Group AG

Kion Group AG

IT, Operations
Kraków, Poland
Posted on Friday, September 22, 2023

What we offer:

We offer You:

  • The opportunity to work in the fast growing worldwide company

  • Attractive remuneration based on your experience, skills and development

  • The opportunity to participate in the international projects and a significant influence on company IT development

  • You can decide on your working hours flexibly, as far as is practical for the company and agreed with your Manager

  • Stable employment and social package (private medical care, group insurance, and other benefits)

  • Extensive trainings in your area of responsibility

Tasks and Qualifications:


The KION Group is a world-leading supplier of forklift trucks, warehouse technology, and related services as well as supply chain solutions. Our logistics solutions ensure the smooth flow of materials and information in our customers’ warehouses, factories, and distribution centers in over 100 countries.

Our Linde and STILL forklift brands serve the premium industrial truck segment. Baoli focuses on the value segment. Fenwick is the largest supplier in France and OM is a leading provider in the Indian market. Dematic is a global leader in automated material handling.

Your Role:

As IT Project Manager in KION Group IT you will be part of the global IT Project Delivery community. You will be responsible to shape, initiate and lead challenging and innovative IT projects across the global KION Group. By taking the driver seat for our core initiatives you will have a direct impact on continued business success. By skillfully steering your project teams in close alignment with your business stakeholders, you ensure in-time, in-cost and in-quality project results.

Being part of our powerful Business Partnering & Projects function you will also have a meaningful impact in continuously developing our IT Project Framework (methodology) as well as in shaping the future performance of KION Group IT (IT Services and Processes).

Your Responsibility:

  • Shape, initiate and lead assigned IT projects in the area of Finance mainly (with flexibility to lead IT projects in other areas like supply chain/logistic, production/assembly, sales/aftersales etc. as needed).

  • Lead your project team incl. engaged partners/suppliers towards project success in terms of time, cost, quality and compliance.

  • Ensure smooth project execution and handover to service by adherence to the global KION project delivery methodology and applying your PMP/PRINCE2/Agile expertise in real live.

  • Apply a result-/product driven project approach by leveraging the proven project management standards of risk, issue, decision management and ensuring early and regular communication with the project stakeholders.

  • Contribute to sustain the KION Group IT as trusted advisor for the operating units of the KION Group by taking ownership and reliable delivery.

  • Actively contribute to the continuous development of the KION IT Project Framework (methodology) as well as the IT Services and Processes.

  • Be an engaged member of the global IT Business Partnering & Projects community.

  • Performs other related duties as assigned.

Technology Stack you will work with:

  • Jira

  • Confluence

  • Microsoft 365 (Excel, PowerPoint, Teams, SharePoint, etc.)

  • Microsoft Project

Your Skills and Expertise:

  • 5+ years of hands-on experience as IT Project Manager in Finance area, including SAP related projects

  • Proven track record of delivering complex projects in international context

  • Strong background and practical experience across all types of project methodologies (Waterfall, Agile, Hybrid)

  • Proven record of implementation projects for Packaged Software (e.g. SAP) (including solution rollouts in multiple countries)

  • Understanding of a Finance / Accounting / Treasury processes would be a strong advantage

  • Project Management certificate (PMI/PRINCE2 or similar, agile included)

  • Outstanding communication, empathy, and team leadership skills

  • Fluent English, written and spoken (German is a plus)

  • Openness to travel internationally (depending on project assignment)