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IT Program/Project Manager (*)

Your tasks

The IT program/project manager is responsible for the management of projects, typically (but not exclusively) involving the development and implementation of IT solutions to satisfy business needs, acquiring and utilizing the necessary resources and skills, within agreed parameters of cost, timescales and quality.

The PM will together with CL Business develop customer focussed IT template and execute roll out toward existing and new operation across the globe. Change management and stakeholder management are key elements to ensure a successful program/project. Regular DBS contract logistics board update will be required to ensure buy in from all levels of the organization.

Your Tasks:

  • Takes full responsibility for the definition, documentation and successful completion of complex projects (typically with significant business, political, or high-profile impact, and high-risk dependencies).
  • Full responsibility for program/project including budget.
  • Plans and monitors the project budget and resources.
  • Escalates in case of deviations.
  • Selects methods and tools, using iterative techniques where appropriate, ensuring that effective project control, change control, risk management and testing processes are maintained.
  • Monitors and controls resources, revenue and capital costs against the project budget and manages expectations of all project stakeholders.
  • Ensures definition and set up all project internal processes, procedures and relevant project standards (e.g. controlling, safeguarding quality of deliverables, documentation) in compliance with applicable policies, guidelines and rules (e.g. PM@Schenker) and applicable delivery approaches (e. g. waterfall, agile).
  • Manages the change control procedure (including formal approvals) and ensures that project deliverables are completed within agreed cost, timescale and resource budgets.
  • Provides effective leadership to the project teams and takes appropriate action where team performance deviates from expectation.


Your Requirements:

  • Bachelor's degree in related technical/business areas or equivalent work experience.
  • Required several years of demonstrated experience as a Program/Project Manager.
  • Required experience managing complex stakeholder structures.
  • Prefer working knowledge of technology, particularly how systems and applications integrate with business processes and operations.
  • Understanding of warehouse management process including deployment challenges.
  • Good business understanding of contract logistics solutions and the customer / market needs.
  • Requires experience in supervising and building relationships with people at a variety of levels.
  • Demonstrated ability to develop and introduce innovations to project management.
  • Excellent organisational and planning skills, with an ability to multitask in a busy environment with multiple contacts.
  • Demonstrated ability to partner effectively across all levels of the organization and develop positive working relationships.
  • Good understanding of finances and budgets.
  • Certification in PRINCE2 or PMP preferred.
  • Strong communication skills.
  • High mobility and willingness to travel.
  • English skills (>=B2 language skills, definition of European council).

Our offer

At DB Schenker, you are part of a global logistics network that connects the world. A network that allows you to shape your career by encouraging you to contribute and truly make a difference. With more than 76,000 colleagues worldwide, we welcome diversity and thrive on individual backgrounds, perspectives and skills. Together as one team, we are Here to move.


Do you have any further questions?

Do not hesitate to contact us.

We look forward to receiving your call/email!

Schenker AG

Kruppstra├če 4

45128 Essen


Phone: +49 201-8781-5525

* Equal Opportunity Employer: at DB Schenker we are proud of our diverse workforce and we are committed in enhancing it further. Therefore, we welcome all applicants, regardless of gender, age, disability, nationality, religion or sexual orientation.

Job Details


IT Program/Project Manager (*)




Schenker AG Head Office


Essen, Nordrhein-Westfalen


Jul 6, 2020