IT Manager - Head of PMO (m/f/d)

Date: Nov 28, 2021

Location: Mülheim an der Ruhr, NW, DE, 45481

Company: ALDI SÜD

IT Manager - Head of PMO (m/f/d)
02. Open
IT-Jobs: Buying
ALDI International Services SE & Co. oHG
Mintarder Straße 36-40
Mülheim an der Ruhr
Deutschland (DE)
nach Vereinbarung
IT Manager - Head of PMO (m/f/d) (ID:190021)

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About us  


ALDI SOUTH is one of the largest food retailers with over 6,700 stores worldwide. It is our mission to supply our customers with high-quality food at the best possible prices. We have a clear focus, following a unique concept of simplicity, responsibility and reliability. At ALDI SOUTH IT, we aim to supply our business worldwide with an IT infrastructure and software that match the demand for lean and effective solutions. With our colleagues around the globe, we are working eagerly to set up standardised and flexible architectures, which allow cross-country operations and high scalability. In order to find solutions that work within different legal systems, logistical structures and all time zones, we need smart and creative thinkers on board! Join us and you will be rewarded with an amazing team spirit, a track record of being a member of some of the most complex IT projects in retail history and a lot of attention from management. 


About the position 


We are looking for an outstanding personality and an experienced Project Manager to lead the Project Management Office (PMO) of the Buying department within our International IT. With our projects within the Buying department, we strive to enable our business to manage and optimise the ALDI product range as well as the underlying processes. With more than ten international projects running in parallel, the PMO plays a central role in coordinating all stakeholders and managing project interdependencies. In your role, you will coordinate multi-stakeholder project planning and help to develop a state-of-the art project portfolio management. With the high exposure of the role to the senior management comes the responsibility to provide regular status updates and management reports and also the chance for you to have a meaningful impact on decisions and our way forward.  


<h3 class="jd">Your Tasks</h3>

  • Leading and upskilling a team of PMO members to support our project management teams  
  • Assuming responsibility for project planning incl. budget and resource allocation in coordination with the respective project leads 
  • Monitoring gatekeeping of projects and providing adequate documentation 
  • Keeping an eye on the big picture by driving an overarching project portfolio 
  • Effective cross-functional stakeholder management incl. external partners, international project teams and the IT portfolio management

<h3 class="jq">Your Profile</h3>

  • 5+ years of experience working in international organisations in the field of IT management 
  • Proven track record of successful project management, also within an agile setting 
  • Experienced lead, providing the team with the right mixture of mentorship, structure, and gatekeeping 
  • Ability to orchestrate multi-stakeholder settings with excellent communication skills 
  • Entrepreneurial attitude, an organised mindset and excellent time management 
  • Strong analytical and numerical skills that help to boil down complex questions into simple solutions 

<h3 class="jb">Our Benefits</h3>

  • Permanent contract with a competitive compensation package
  • Fast career track that rewards self-starters who drive initiatives and actions
  • Mobile working and flexible working hours
  • Corporate benefits, bicycle leasing and a company pension scheme 
  • IT projects that set new benchmarks in the retail industry
  • International setup with colleagues from around the globe