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Permanent employment

For our client, an EU agency based in Cologne we are currently looking for an experienced

Senior Project Manager, Business case definition (f/m/d) #6957

Location / Industry

Cologne - Öffentliche Auftraggeber

High quality and a partnership on an equal footing – that is what we aim for at Cegeka. Short-term successes are important, but not what our family business with more than 25 years of history is all about. With more than 6,000 employees in 10 European countries, we identify and extrapolate the potential of new technologies without being blinded by hypes. That is also, what makes the development of customized solutions happen that take our customers the significant step forward.

Start / Duration

from 09/2020 / permanent

Your tasks

  • Business case definition and assessment
  • Requirements collection and monitoring
  • Scope and work breakdown definition
  • Stakeholder identification and management
  • Activity/Task definition, allocation and monitoring (e.g. work packages or backlogs)
  • Resource estimation, project staffing and resource management
  • Schedule development, planning and monitoring (e.g. stage plans or sprints)
  • Risk identification, assessment and management
  • Budget estimation and monitoring
  • Direct and manage project execution
  • Provide project management documentation & reporting, e.g. project initiation document, project plan, cutover plan, project management logs (e.g. risk log, change log, decision log, etc.)
  • Facilitate and coordinate project management and governance meetings (e.g. steering group, project board, project team meetings or scrum board meetings), including manage escalation procedure
  • Perform quality assurance

Your qualification

  • At minimum Bachelor
  • Minimum 7 years (Senior level) of professional experience in a role as an IT project manager
  • Excellent knowledge of project management methodologies and principles (with PMBOK, PMI, Prince2 or SCRUM certification)
  • Demonstrated knowledge and use of project management techniques and tools, for waterfall or scrum approach
  • Professional experience in managing different types of IT projects (web, software, infrastructure and security)
  • Professional experience in handling multiple IT projects in parallel
  • Capability of integration in an international/multi-cultural environment, rapid self-starting capability and experience in team working, understanding the needs, objectives and constraints of those in other disciplines and functions
  • Ability to reach common understanding and agreement from all stakeholders
  • Experience in multicultural organisations and public sector
  • Experience in conflict management
  • Presentation skills (giving presentation to people of all management and team members levels)
  • Ability to use the project management tools and methodologies
  • Ability to manage one’s own time, even in the face of stressful situations
  • Ability to prioritize between competing tasks on a rational basis and in a decisive manner
  • Negotiations skills
  • English (at level C1 or equivalent)

Our offers

  • A permanent contract with exciting tasks
  • A long-term perspective in a growing sector with many different challenges
  • A dynamic team and a flexible working environment with state-of-the-art technologies
  • Individual working hour models which guarantee a great work-life-balance and satisfy your personal needs
  • Regular further training and certifications to make sure you are always up-to-date
  • A corporate pension plan because we take care of your future
  • Regular corporate events at great locations throughout all subsidiaries, because the ones who work hard need to celebrate it!


Cegeka Deutschland GmbH

Mark Körber

Martin-Behaim-Straße 22

63263 Neu-Isenburg

Tel +49 6102 8235 831


Of course, we would like to get to know you in person even in times of temporary changes due to the Covid-19 situation. The health and wellbeing of you and all of our employees are essential and lie close to our hearts. Therefore, we would like to share our most important rules regarding the current interview process with you.