agile project manager in Zurich

Laureen Jacholkowski, Zurich IT Professionals
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laureen jacholkowski, zurich it professionals
058 201 56 40

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Currently we have an exciting opportunity for a Project Manager- Agile for one of our client’s team in Zurich.


Main / Project Tasks

As a key member in project team, you will act as a Project Manager actively contributing to project planning, monitoring and execution of projects using Agile methodology.The holder of this position will work at the interface between multiple disciplines, and is helping the teams to effectively and efficiently deliver on the project objectives agreed with the relevant governance bodies. 


Key responsibilities include:

  • Create and maintain project plans on different decomposition levels

  • Follow Project management processes

  • Experience with Agile methodology

  • Creating and maintaining integrated task, resource and budget plans

  • Coaching and supporting the project teams in all project related tasks such as planning, reporting and control. This includes project risk and opportunity management

  • Moderation of meetings and workshops

  • Managing project information and support decision making

  • Guiding Project Management related team processes, ensuring consistency, transparency and optimization; implementing best practices to project teams; fostering continuous improvement by ensuring knowledge and experience exchange

  • Defining, measuring and reporting key performance indicators for projects, enabling teams and functions to measure and improve quality, efficiency and effectiveness

  • Performing budget and cost analyses for financial planning and status tracking


Work / Professional Experience

  • 5 Years experience with standard project management processes (e.g. PMI, Agile) 

  • Facing challenging customer environments



  • Bachelor’s degree, or equivalent.

  • Project Management training and certification (e.g. PMP, PMI, PRINCE 2)

Soft Skills

  • Self-motivation with a great ability to find solutions to complex problems

  • Interpersonal skills in building trustful relationships with peers in a multi-cultural environment are key to succeed

  • Good analytical thinking, a structured working manner, ability to prioritize, plan and manage multiple tasks with a sense of urgency


German - Advanced ; English - Advanced

If this role excites you, and you feel you could take this next challenge in your career, then don’t hesitate to send your application. 

Please note that only candidates who are a close match will be contacted regarding this role. None Swiss / EU / EFTA Citizens can unfortunately not be considered.