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Red Hat Senior Project Manager - Germany (m/f/d) in Germany

Job Summary

The Red Hat Consulting team is looking for a Senior Project Manager/Engagement Lead to join us in Munich, Frankfurt, Düsseldorf, Stuttgart or remotely in Germany. In this role, you will manage services projects in Germany from initiation through to delivery and closure. You'll coordinate and conduct customer workshops, support staffing requirements, resources, and risk management. While effectively managing a project, you will also be responsible for helping install an organizational project management discipline and serve as an ambassador for the adoption of project management fundamentals, principles, and methodologies with Red Hat’s services.

If you are interested in managing a team in the near future, this would be a great add on.

What you will do

  • Guide project planning, scheduling, monitoring, and reporting activities for Red Hat’s services projects with minimal direction

  • Discover and take on new approaches to technology delivery with Red Hat customers, utilizing agile and open ways of working

  • Handle project requirements, scope, and change management issues; ensure adherence to legally binding requirements

  • Staff projects with the relevant consultants and architects, taking into consideration the required skills and levels of experience in collaboration with the Technology Manager

  • Create high performing teams made up of Red Hat, customer, and partner colleagues, where teams continuously assess and improve their approach to technology change

  • Train, coach, or mentor individuals and groups, providing context specific advice to assess and grow agile and DevOps maturity

  • Facilitate workshops that help clarify engagement target outcomes, continually focus on the latest engagement-specific priorities and regularly demonstrate working product alongside the engagement team

  • As an Engagement Lead you will lead and facilitate our Open Innovation Labs residencies using agile and open practices

  • Plan, schedule, monitor, and report on activities related to the project, including subcontractor monitoring

  • Participate in status review meetings with project team members and customers

What you will bring

  • Highly motivated with solid experience in an agile project management role managing IT-based projects

  • Record of successfully managing complex projects and multicultural or multidisciplinary teams

  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills, as well as interpersonal, leadership

  • Ability to work effectively across a diverse management team and a broad spectrum of internal partners on your own

  • Good balance of business and technical experience

  • Ability to communicate the project management value proposition and contribute in consulting pre-sales engagements

  • Excellent communication skills in German, French would be good.

  • Willingness to travel regularly

  • Proven ability to use methods which support agile teams; qualifications in a methodology or methodologies which complement an agile delivery style

  • PMI and Project Management Professional (PMP) certifications are a plus


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