Software Project Manager

This is an individual contributor role as a Software Project Manager. It is a full-time position with 40 working hours per week. Xavo is an equal opportunity employer and will consider all applicants if they comply with the capabilities and prerequisites listed below.

Roles and Responsibilities

  • Full spectrum of project management tasks with full responsibility for the quality, time and budget of the project

  • Lead the project team in all day-to-day activities, pass on responsibilities, monitor the execution of project tasks and proactively implement corrective action if necessary

  • Create and maintain project plans and provide project reporting and financial forecasts on an ongoing basis

  • Act as the main business interface to the customer, manage the commercial aspects of the customer relationship (e.g. change orders, service levels, procurement)

  • Contribute to the definition, development and test of the project deliverables

  • Manage complete Software deployments on-site with customers

  • Collaboration in software development, configuration and implementation as a part of the project

  • Conduct user trainings, which includes developing training materials etc.

Required Skills and Capabilities

  • Deep understanding of complex technical processes and problems, their dependencies and respective solutions in research, development and production

  • Project management skills (e.g. methodologies, leadership, business understanding)

  • Knowledge of the ISA S95 standard and experience in dealing with MES/MOM systems

  • Highly efficient as a team player as well as in solo tasks

  • Strong orientation towards quality, customer satisfaction and reaching and exceeding business targets

  • Continuously strive for personal excellence and self-improvement

  • Excellent communication skills

Formal Prerequisites

  • Relevant vocational education or college degree or multiyear professional experience in a similar role in the software industry

  • A project manager certification and basic skills in finance/accounting are a plus

  • Excellent language skills in German and English

  • Willingness to travel regularly (e.g. be on-site with customer)

Our Offer

  • A professional experience that’s equally interesting, inspiring and challenging in the growing software market with the opportunity to continuously learn and self-improve

  • Above average compensation and benefits

  • A collaborative environment where team play is the main mode of operation