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Senior IT Project Manager (d/f/m), 80-100%

Date:  18 May 2024
Job ID:  8430
Company:  Alpiq AG

Olten, CH

Contract Type:  Permanent
Job Type:  Full-time position
Job Level:  Experienced professionals
LinkedIn:  #LI-SFCH

At Alpiq, within the IT Program & Project Delivery team, we ensure the planning, management and quality delivery of various projects ranging from strategic to transformational to operational change, serving internal and external customers across the organisation. We are looking for a Senior IT Program/Project Manager to work in our team responsible for managing and ensuring the successful delivery of various programs or projects within the IT Corporate Business Domains (Financial Services, Communication & Public Affairs, Human Resources, Procurement and Legal & Compliance). and International space including Lausanne. You should be experienced in both classical and agile management & delivery methodologies, be pragmatic and keenly focused on delivery. This role is to be based in Lausanne or Olten. 


Your Main Responsibilities 

  • Develop roadmaps, project charters and detailed delivery plans 
  • Initiate project setup and manage them through phase gates 
  • Coordinate and deliver projects on time, within budget and in scope, owning the full project life cycle from initiation to delivery 
  • Develop and manage the project communications plan 
  • Develop, manage and report on project success criteria 
  • Provide status reporting on all project dimensions to sponsors, steering committees & stakeholders 
  • Stakeholder engagement and management 
  • Manage project changes, risks, assumptions, issues and dependencies 
  • Develop a sufficiently deep technical and business understanding to be able to interact with business and IT subject matter experts 
  • Work closely with diverse teams and departments to deliver on IT solutions for business  
  • Work closely with department heads and the PMO team to develop the project management system, guidelines, standards, KPIs and processes 
  • Managing project compliance to our standards and processes 
  • Plan and execute meetings and workshops with various stakeholders  


Your profile 

  • You have an engineering or information technology degree, or equivalent proven practical experience 
  • 8+ years of IT project management experience 
  • A proven track record leading IT project delivery teams 
  • Project management certification, classical and/or agile i.e. PMP, Scrum Master etc. 
  • Strong knowledge of agile methodologies and tools, and the software development lifecycle 
  • Experience with software evaluation processes (RFP, Solution selection, collaboration with procurement, Security checks – generally Application Onboarding Process) would be a big advantage 
  • Experience in the energy and/or trading industry would be a plus 
  • Experience with CRM projects would be a nice to have 
  • Experience with SAP ECC 6.0 and or SAP S/4 would be a strong plus. 
Your benefits
  • Generous annual leave incl. bridge days and free working days between Christmas and New Year
  • Opportunity of 5 days flexible leave
  • Very good social benefits and excellent pension fund contributions, optional additional savings contribution (tax free)
  • Financial contribution to daycare center costs and voluntary family allowance
  • Free barista coffee and fruit
  • Various flexible work models
  • Financial and/or time support for further education
  • Complete benefits overview

What is also important to us:

Diversity and inclusion
At Alpiq, we believe in the power of diverse teams. We pay great attention to keeping our recruiting process free of any discriminatory bias and we actively use diversity as a selection criteria, when personal and functional requirements are met. We always strive to create an inclusive company culture, and an example of this is, that we try to offer part-time solutions for candidates who match our requirements. Is that important to you and are you really keen on a role, that is only posted as full time? If yes, then please reach out to us and we will check if we can find a solution that works for both sides.

Data protection
At Alpiq, data privacy is an important topic. Please therefore take note of the corresponding Privacy Notice that appears in the online application form and explains in detail the purpose for which we process your personal data. It is of great concern to us to inform you as transparently as possible and process your data only in a fair manner.

Application process
Even though we try to consider candidate needs individually, we are not always able to avoid standard communication, due to the high number of applications. Therefore, we kindly ask for your understanding. For more information about our recruiting process and some useful tips and tricks on how to apply, please follow this link.  

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Federica Maraschio



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