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Senior Project Portfolio Manager


About Us

ERGO Technology & Services S.A. (ET&S S.A.) was established in January 2021 following the integration of ERGO Digital IT and Atena into one entity, leveraging the strengths and best practices of both companies.
ET&S S.A. belongs to the ET&SM technology holding of ERGO Group AG, supporting millions of internal and external customers with state-of-the-art IT solutions to everyday problems. We are dedicated to bring a digital innovations to every aspect of the landscape of insurance. Discover how we are implementing AI, IoT, Voice Recognition, Big Data science, advanced mobile solutions and much more to accommodate our customers’ future needs around the globe. See how you can be a part of the digital revolution and apply to join us today!

How you will get the job done

  • Creation and maintenance of roadmap, i.a.:

    • Works with ERGO CIO function, Global Delivery function and Tech-hub function to plan strategic capacity of Digital Delivery organization including ETS tech-hub
    • Be accountable for creation and maintenance of digital delivery roadmap aligned with business priorities 
    • Own the estimation process of Digital Delivery programs and ensuree estimations meet ETS quality standards
    • Ensure that project scope, schedules, and budgets are established and managed in a standardized way
    • Collaborate with ETS Management Team to staff each project with competent team members in a timely manner 
  • Ensure high quality of reporting to various executive stakeholders, i.a.:

    • Guarantees quality of the project plans, estimates, schedules, budgets, project structures and staffing
    • Review and standardize program reports to ensure high quality for executive management team 
    • Provide input to global do-ability assessments 
    • Handles all reporting requests from the executive level related to digital delivery 
  • Creation and maintenance of KPIs, i.a.:

    • Collaborate with ETS Finance team to create and maintain a financial model and review KPIs continuously 
    • Define and report project KPIs, health checks and reports across current program portfolio
    • Create and deliver ETS monthly time reports, working together with ETS Global Delivery PMO and ETS finance team to make sure that financial figures are consistent 
    • Facilitate budget analysis and escalate material risks and issues
  • Establish and maintain processes & policies, i.a.:

    • Collaborate with ERGO Global Delivery PMO and ERGO CIO organization to optimize business processes. 
    • Implement and maintain project governance, standards and procedures to consistently deliver quality project management services to the organization 
    • Adapt process model and frameworks which are ERGO-standard to ETS reality by combining Agile and waterfall methodologies (Essence vs nWoW) 
    • Support integration of further ETS processes to reduce lead-times and minimize risks, address issues such as resource constraints, vendor conflicts etc.

Skills and experience you will need

  • Proven experience in successfully managing portfolio of with the following characteristics:
    • Budget of more than € 20m
    • Up to 10 business segments involved
    • Large dependency on external partners
  • 10 years+ experience in IT delivery that includes hybrid of waterfall and agile delivery models
  • Program management
  • Financial management
  • Stakeholder management
  • Risk management
  • Vendor management
  • Excellent verbal and written communication in English and German
  • Entrepreneurial thinking and acting with persuasiveness, empathy and creativity
  • Implementation strength with focus on results and objectives
  • Strong decision making and risk mitigation
  • Ability to lead, coach and motivate
  • Ability to work in a matrix structure

Interested in this position?

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Why work with us?

Let&s be fit

We realize that most of us need assistance to stay in shape and good health. That's why we provide every employee with a medical package coverage and co-finance a sports card. Additionally, we support a number of sports sections, and, you can even join our yoga team in the summer to practice yoga on the roof!

Let&s be balanced

Work-life balance is essential for us. That's why we offer our employees flexible working hours, pet-friendly offices, and if you would like to stay with your pet at home, a remote work environment. However, it won't be easy to stay at home with our in-office gaming room.

Let&s be smart

Staying up-to-date with all the new systems and technologies is not an easy task. That's why we have an extensive training and workshops offer, both in-house and with external providers. We organize hackathons and meetups, which are an excellent opportunity for our specialists to showcase their expertise. On top of that, we offer digital learning platforms, language courses, and a library.

Let&s be responsible

We love to see the difference we make together with our CSR projects. That's why we are always open to new projects, and we would love to include you in our next charity event!

Let&s be fun

At ET&S we love not only to work but also relax together. Sports events like company-wide bike race, or maybe a film marathon in our cinema room? Don't worry; we got it covered! Maybe you have a passion and would love to make an event out of it? Sure! We will help you!

Let&s be diverse

At ET&S we create a working environment free of prejudice and exclusion. Each member of our team can experience being valued, regardless of his or her gender, nationality, religious beliefs, disabilities, age, and sexual orientation or identity. Your wide range of qualifications, experiences, and ways of thinking are of great benefit to us!

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