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IT Project Manager (f/m/d)

Kion Group AG

Kion Group AG

IT, Operations
Frankfurt, Germany
Posted on Thursday, January 4, 2024
We are looking for you as our new IT Project Manager (f/m/d) as part of the global IT Business Partnering & Projects function, based in Frankfurt am Main (Germany).

What we offer:

A company with a bright future: As a listed M-Dax company, we already employ more than 41,000 people in over 100 countries, and are thus playing a key role in driving the future of intralogistics

Attractive compensation: Compensation according to the Bavarian collective agreement of IG-Metall, extensive additional benefits (13th month salary, Christmas/holiday pay, ...), performance-related bonus, subsidies for canteen meals

Move on together: Standardized and documented feedback process with international career opportunities and individual development offers

Vibrant community: Regular company events and professional workshop formats with opportunities for internal networking

A state-of-the-art IT organization: modern IT equipment & mobile devices, international teams, multi-cloud strategy (Azure & GCP), Agile methods

Our basics: Flexible working hours, part-time models, opportunity for regular mobile working, possibility to lease company bike, employer-funded company pension scheme, opportunity for deferred compensation with employer subsidy

Tasks and Qualifications:

As IT Project Manager (f/m/d) 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 Applications & Infrastructure (with flexibility to manage IT projects in areas like supply chain/logistic, production/assembly, sales/aftersales, corporate functions, etc.)

  • 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 apply

    ing 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.

  • Perfroms other realted duties as assigned

Your Skills and Expertise:

  • 5+ years of hands-on experience as IT Project Manager in application and infrastructure area (SAP related projects as a plus)

  • Proven track record of delivering complex projects in international context

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

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

  • Outstanding communication, empathy, and team leadership skills

  • Solid experience in cooperating with Product Owners, Technical Product Owners and Scrum Masters

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

  • Openness to travel internationally (depending on project assignment)

Have we aroused your interest?

If you have any initial questions, please contact Arman Saed. We look forward to receiving your online application!