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Senior Project Manager

Lausanne | ELCA Advisory
Job number
1482
Date posted Feb 15, 2024
Job category Consulting Level of experience 10+ years
Job type Full time Employment type
Full-time
Work site Lausanne Company
ELCA Group

About ELCA Advisory

ELCA Advisory is your trusted partner for successful digital transformations. Our services are around three pillars: IT Advisory, Professional Services, and Business Consulting. We bridge business and IT providing tailor-made strategies. Our consultants provide expert advice and methodical approaches on latest technologies and new business needs. Pragmatic and result-driven, we help shape digital strategies and state-of-the-art IT and business consulting services across several industries, including Financial Services, Public Administration, Health, and Energy. ELCA Advisory also delegates people. With 55+ years of experience, leveraging the innovation expertise of ELCA Group, we know what works and what doesn’t when advising our customers.

At ELCA Advisory, a part of the ELCA Group, our mission is to accelerate Switzerland’s digital transformation.  We collaborate with market-shaping clients in Switzerland’s most important sectors to envision and jointly create their future in the digital age, combining in-depth industry-focused business and IT-consulting with professional services capabilities, helping our clients move forward with a proven and pragmatic approach, tailored to their situation.

We are uncompromisingly independent in our advice and, when truly beneficial for our clients, collaborate deeply with our ELCA Group and ecosystem partners to accelerate and ensure transformational impact. ELCA Group is the leading independent Swiss partner for digital transformation and technology, with comprehensive expertise at the forefront of technology and world-class implementation and innovation capabilities that go well beyond advice, built over more than 55 years.

Our Professional Services practice also delegates Project Managers when clients need “steady hands” with deep real life project management experience, who know what works and what does not.   Project management at ELCA Advisory is not about administration, it is about delivering great work and lasting impact with our clients. 

Therefore, we are looking to augment our team in Professional Services with an individual who is able to take responsibility and lead the client’s team to great results.  You are a passionate, pragmatic, interdisciplinary Project Manager with a proven technical and methodological background, able to lead challenging IT projects through the entire project lifecycle.  You enjoy being in a key position to interface between the client and the client's IT team and develop modern IT solutions.

Your role

  • You supervise client’s projects from planning to delivery
  • You are responsible for meeting deadlines, budgets and resource planning
  • You apply modern and effective project methods (agile and classic project methodology) and develop them further
  • You ensure compliance with quality guidelines
  • You take on the leadership of experienced team members in projects
  • You work actively in the projects to ensure project success (requirements engineering, architecture, development and implementation)
  • You create offers and customer presentations and support pre-sales activities as needed

Our offer

  • Opportunity to expand your expertise through diverse projects and unique products, the latest technologies and customers from a wide range of industries
  • Attractive prospects through continuous training, coaching and an internal career path
  • Our culture makes the difference! We actively promote flat hierarchies and open, helpful collaboration across all disciplines and teams
  • We organize regular events, such as brown bag lunches and coding events, as well as relaxed and sporting get-togethers outside the company
  • Good work-life balance (flextime, home office), modern and flexible workplace in a multicultural environment
  • Benefits such as: Contribution to private cell phone or business cell phone, half-fare, business travel in 1st class, flexible pension fund models, 13th salary transformation into holiday

Your profile

  • Experience with key development, collaboration and project management methods (e.g., Scrum, SAFe, HERMES, Lean Kanban, Change Management, etc.)
  • Experience in business analysis, project & program management and controlling (PMO)
  • Motivated, positive and pragmatic way of working
  • Coaching and leadership of project team members
  • Proven technical understanding
  • Very good communication and presentation skills
  • Strong customer orientation
  • Flexibility and enthusiasm for customers from different industries
  • Fluent in French and English, German is a plus