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Senior Project Leader

Job ID:  2970
Company:  Alpiq AG

Olten, CH

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

D&C Technology supports our Digital & Commerce division to reach its ambitious revenue growth and productivity increase targets. This by ensuring a stable trading & operation environment as well as delivering strategically important projects. The project portfolio consists of system landscape modernization (move to cloud, implementation of a micro-service based architecture and decommissioning of legacy applications and technologies) and delivering market differentiating own built or purchased applications.   
We are looking for a Senior Project Leader who will be responsible for structural medium to highly complex IT projects to join our team.
Your responsibilities  

  • Accountable to oversee projects run by other project managers in the D&C Technology area
  • Improve overall quality and provide coaching and guidance to the project managers in all project dimensions with emphasize on
    • Best Practice: Governance, templates, policies, tools, etc. and mature these capabilities
    • Risk Management: Identify, evaluate and prioritize risks and devise risk mitigation approaches incl. recommendations  
    • Communication: Progress reports, proposals, escalations, presentations, etc. to various audiences in particular to senior management, steering committees and project sponsors
  • Assume accountability for own run projects:
    • Coordinate and deliver projects on time within budget and scope – own the full life cycle from initiation to deployment/delivery
    • Define and report on project success criteria. Provide status reporting on all project dimensions to project sponsor and steering
    • Participate and/or drive feasibility studies, vendor selections and proposals for evaluation

Your profile

  • University degree (Master preferred) in Computer Science, Engineering, Economics or other related field
  • Experience in structurally medium to high complex (IT) projects and managing multiple projects simultaneously (waterfall/agile/program management incl relevant certifications)
  • Proven knowledge and handling of project and program management methodologies and techniques (incl. corresponding certifications)
  • Project experience in a heterogeneous, legacy system landscape that need to be modernized and transformed
  • Demonstrate high performance, detail orientation and be ready for hands-on work
  • Excellent communication skills and strong experience in presenting
  • Experience and expertise in the energy industry and markets, deployed technologies and font, middle- and back office processes for multiple commodities an advantage
  • Proficiency in English, German preferred, French or Italian a plus

Your opportunity
We offer you modern terms of employment and an interesting and multifaceted area of responsibility in an exciting, dynamic environment. Have we sparked your interest? Then please apply using our job application portal. Alpiq stands for equal employment opportunities. Designations of persons and functions apply to all sexes. Applicants from recruitment agencies can only be considered upon prior arrangement by telephone.

About Alpiq
Alpiq Holding Ltd is a Swiss energy company operating throughout Europe. Its activities include the generation and supply of electricity, energy trading and energy management. Alpiq Ltd. is a subsidiary of Alpiq Holding Ltd. with headquarters in Olten.



Alina Tauscher
Tel.:  +41 62 286 72 50



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