Senior Project Manager

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We are Edenspiekermann, an independent, international Design Consultancy. With a team of around 100 people across our offices in Amsterdam, Berlin and Los Angeles, including designers, developers, consultants, researchers, creatives and makers from around 20 different nations. We work with international clients likeCity of Santa MonicaThe EconomistHamburgerHochbahnunu ScootersNanoScent, and Amsterdam Airport Schiphol

How we work

Our interaction designers work in agile and interdisciplinary teams on websites and platforms for major brands as well as for startups. Our teams combine conceptual thinking, a sophisticated understanding of design and a deep knowledge of web and app development to develop a digital product or service with a user-centric approach. In doing so, we advise and coach our clients' teams to provide the best customer experience for their customers.

About the Senior Project Manager position

We are looking for a Senior Project Manager who will manage and deliver a portfolio of projects to ensure they deliver the desirable outcome. You will be responsible for overseeing the progress of operations and projects.

You should be an excellent leader and have managerial experience in different disciplines to produce results in a timely manner. Besides, you must be able to develop efficient strategies and tactics.

Who we’re looking for

As Senior Project Manager you will be responsible for global projects and the coordination between other project managers and our other offices such as LA and Amsterdam.

  • You coordinate closely with the teams, the project owners and the stakeholders involved daily as well as manage and supervise project managers and other personnel.
  • You develop and manage inter-connected projects and coordinate cross-project activities.
  • You have a global strategic view and digital experience out of product development.
  • You review and optimize strategies and objectives and ensure quality management.
  • You calculate and formulate proposals in cooperation with project owners and negotiate budgets with our clients until the contract is concluded.
  • You plan timings and costs, manage deadlines and activities which you continuously and actively monitor and control during a project.
  • You support the client in the management and consulting of the project.
  • You apply change, risk and resource management.
  • You troubleshoot projects’ higher scope issues.
  • Through workshops and training you enable coordination, help to find solutions and contribute to continuously improve the effectiveness of our agile way of working.
  • You identify potential and are constantly looking for ways to improve the performance of your team(s).
  • You are a process optimizer, motivator and impediment killer and actively work on strengthening the self-organization and self-responsibility of the teams.

     Senior Project Manager requirements are:

    • 5+ years' experience of working on a Project Manager or other related position
    • Experience in contract negotiations and of managing complex projects in excess of €500k and programmes of work in excess of €1m.
    • Excellent knowledge of performance evaluation and change management principles
    • Good practical experience with program/project management software (such as Basecamp or MS Project), MS Office and Keynote
    • Strong leadership, organizational and problem-solving skills
    • Excellent communication skills
    • BSc or BA degree in management or other relevant area; MSc or MA degree will be a bonus
    • You are fluent in German and English.

    What we offer

    • Participation as a central team member of a dynamic agency, self-determined and independent work with direct connection to our partners and design directors
    • The best team in the world
    • Flat hierarchies and the opportunity to contribute and implement your own ideas
    • Much personal responsibility, room for creativity and personal development, and thus the chance to grow together with the company
    • 30 days paid vacation, home office options, a dog-friendly office and meditation to promote work-life balance
    • Inhouse coaching and mentoring

    We look forward to hearing from you!

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