Global Business IT Manager - IT & Digital PMO (m/f/d)

Germany, Hanau
Automotive Catalysts
Information Technology

Posted on 19-01-2023

About Umicore

Reducing harmful vehicle emissions. Giving new life to used metals. Powering the cars of the future. As a global materials and technology group, we apply our specialist knowledge to offer materials and solutions that are essential to everyday life.

About Automotive Catalysts

We all have the right to breathe clean air and at Umicore we are a world leader in the production of emission control catalysts. Our technologies enable on-road and non-road applications, as well as power generation and process industry to meet environmental standards around the world. Our products have prevented billions of tonnes of harmful gases and particles being released into the atmosphere. To enable our customers to produce even cleaner engines and further reduce industrial emissions, we cannot  stand still. We need to find new ways to do things, discover new solutions and develop new ideas. Which is where you come in.

What you will be doing

As Global Business IT Manager - IT & Digital PMO (m/f/d) you will have two main responsibilities:

1.    IT & Digital PMO:
•    Platform owner of Project and Portfolio Management Tool
•    Setup IT & Digital Project Governance, PPM Platform, KPIs and monitor them
•    Setup project quality gates, review project stages and escalate to management on-time when necessary
•    Provide and enable demand management, project prioritization, financial reporting, resource planning, and reporting to senior management
•    Support project managers in risk, change and communication management
•    Communicate, train and coach project managers and project teams to use the project governance standards and processes


2.    IT Lead for Business Process Management:
•    Platform owner of Business Process Management Tool
•    Coordinate end-to-end process definition, modeling and improvements

Who we are looking for

•    Master degree in field of IT/Business Economics with a minimum of 7 years of professional experience in the similar function
•    Experience in managing the complete lifecycle of a project, Planisware tool knowhow is an asset
•    Experience of project management using AGILE or PRINCE2 methodology (or equivalent) for medium to large sized projects, PMP certification is a plus
•    Experience in end-to-end business process modeling and business process management
•    Strong skills in creating and maintaining project and program plans, including risks, actions, issues, dependencies
•    Affinity with and interest in a broad range of (digital) technologies
•    Familiar with or open to new learning technologies
•    Experience of Program and Project level financial management
•    Experience of defining and delivering benefits realization for projects and program
•    Fluency in English required

What we offer

We aim to lead the way. Not just for our customers, but for our employees too. That is why we strive to create a collaborative environment in which we can all succeed, and a culture through which we can all share ideas, develop our expertise and advance our careers. As you would expect from a world-leading organisation, we will also reward your contribution with a competitive salary and benefits. With all this and more, imagine what you could do?

If my skills can help reduce harmful vehicle emissions, Imagine what you could do?


We look forward to receiving your application!

Please send your application to:

Umicore AG & Co. KG | Mr. Erik Steinbrecher | HR Hanau

Rodenbacher Chaussee 4 | 63457 Hanau-Wolfgang