Head of Project Management - International Software Solution Business (f/m/d)

Job Description

We are accelerating and securing the energy transition sustainably and profitably.

Siemens Smart Infrastructure Grid Software enables grid operators as well as industry and infrastructure companies to accelerate and secure the energy transition in a sustainable and profitable way. We connect the physical and the digital worldwith an integrated OT and IT landscape along the entire value chain from planning through operations to maintenance –following its design principles of modularity, openness, user-centricity, interoperability and resilience. 

The net zero challenge is driving a fundamental change in energy generation and consumption, with a seven-fold increase in DER installations projected by 2030. This groundbreaking transformation of the energy sector, characterized by a bi-directional power flow from intermittent renewable energy resources and new consumption patterns, results in enormous complexity. 

Our bigger purpose? We believe that software is the key to turn these challenges into opportunities.

Are you passionate about creating new possibilities?

In our newly formed fast-growing business, we are looking for people with the skills and vision to build an energy-efficient and decarbonized future to support a more sustainable environment. Join our team, get inspired, and help us re-imagine the world!

Change the world of tomorrow with us.


We are seeking a highly experienced Head of Project Management to lead, coach and manage project managers delivering software solutions to international customers. The ideal candidate will have a proven track record of leading and delivering blend of turnkey and software projects, managing cross-functional/intercultural teams, and delivering projects on time, within budget, using agile methods with highest quality standards.

Main areas of responsibilities:

  • In your new role, you will empower and mentor the project management team globally
  • You will be responsible for improving project results based on strategic business priorities
  • In addition, you have the crucial, ability to make decisions towards internal and external project collaborators
  • You are a people person, who is actively involved in customer intimacy, communicative and able to build a fruitful relationship to customers
  • You have the ability to develop leaders and implement project management methodologies, processes, and best practices in project management team
  • Your responsibilities will also include handling and collaborating with cross-functional teams, including sales, proposals, finance, R&D, QA, and support teams
  • Furthermore, you will build and align projects targets with business strategy
Manage customers
  • In running customer expectations, you also actively connect with customer collaborators and managers to tackle issues
  • You will Identify/build additional opportunities out of the on going projects and mentor the projects managers how to convert opportunities into projects
  • Your duties will includeto developing and maintaining relationships with key stakeholders, including customers and partners
Risk Management 
  • As Head of Project Management (f/m/d), you will proactively identify and lead project risks and issues and coach project managers on how to mitigate risks
  • You will also develop and report on project metrics and performance
  • You mentor the project managers in financial control and reporting
  • The basis for your success is a successfully completed bachelor's or master’s degree in computer science, Engineering, or a related field
  • You have a minimum of long years’experience in software project management
  • Furthermore, you have experience in leading, developing teams and delivering software projects to international customers
  • You also have experience with Agile and Waterfall project management methodologies
  • Ideally, you have a certified PMP or PRINCE2 certification 
  • Besides that, you have strong Communication, Leadership and Problem Solving (Ability to problem solve and mentor project managers on problem solving skill) skills
  • Personally, you have the ability to work in a fast-paced, deadline-driven environment
  • English language skills are a prerequisite and German is an advantage
  • It is crucial that you have a willingness to travel
  • Additionally, you have the willingness to travel to customer locations for executive meetings and establishing relationships

What we offer. 
  • 2 to 3 days of mobile working per week as a global standard
  • Attractive remuneration package
  • Development opportunities for both personal and professional growth 
  • 30 leave days and a variety of flexible working models that allow time off for yourself and your family 
  • Share matching programs to become a shareholder of Siemens AG
  • Broad range of wellbeing offerings
  • Find more benefits here
Individual benefits are adapted to meet local legal regulations, the requirements of different job profiles, locations, and individual preferences. 

Make your mark in our exciting world at Siemens.

The opportunity to work with innovative and modern technologies -products and services in the field of electrification, automation and digitalization. A working atmosphere and culture based on trust, responsibility and respect. 

We value the fact that our employees are individuals and have different preferences and needs. If we all thought the same way, we would never come up with anything new! That is why we recruit exceptional minds from all walks of life. We strive to promote our culture of diversity, equality and inclusion. We encourage applications from a diverse talent pool and are happy to provide opportunities to discuss flexibility and reasonable adjustment requirements. Many of our teams work effectively in a virtual environment, which gives us the opportunity tooffer you more flexibility with your schedule. 

As an equal-opportunity employer we are happy to consider applications from individuals with disabilities. - if you would like to find out more about jobs & careers at Siemens.

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Organization: Smart Infrastructure

Company: Siemens AG

Experience Level: Experienced Professional

Full / Part time: Full-time

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