We are on a mission! A mission to secure the world’s digital platforms. Why? Because a secure platform allows our clients to produce and deliver great content. In return, you can enjoy the latest blockbuster movies and your favorite live events at all times. It doesn’t stop at the media industry. Our security technology is securing connected cars, applications and devices and mobile payments, just to name a few. We are innovative, international and part of Naspers, one of the largest technology investors in the world.
Our global Technology group provide guidance and support to the Irdeto Business to adopt new technology, operatie Irdeto services for our customers and run Irdeto’s IT operations. The Technology PMO team runs our internal IT projects and programs and provides managements support.
Within the Technology PMO Team, the IT Project Manager initiates and manages multiple IT projects supporting Irdeto’s global business operatons. Although this role is based in Hoofddorp, the scope of IT projects is generally global due to Irdeto’s global presence. We are lookingfor an experienced project manager that thrives in a multi-cultural, multi-timezone and dynamic environment, worked with Business, Engineering and IT deparments, is experienced in managing remote and external vendor teams and knows how to structure and deliver project delivery in such an environment.
Deliver project plans and resource requirements and will be required to negotiate for project resources, clearly assessing schedule priorities and build skill sets within the project team where necessary to adapt to project requirements.
Effectively communicate and manage project expectations to project owners, sponsors, team members, and other stakeholders in a clear and concise fashion.
Oversee execution and management of projects from initiation through completion. Identify and manage risks and issues on projects (internally and externally) to ensure successful and timely delivery of project scope as agreed with project sponsor.
Contributes to implementing methodology, policies, procedures and tools for project planning, execution, project management, ongoing milestone/deliverable tracking, communication, and key performance metrics. Manage requirements gathering and project prioritization process in ordert to maintain IT roadmap ensuring alignment of roadmap with changing business plans.
Understand and contribute to annual budget and forecasts for IT Projects. Ensure implementations and operations are cost effective and aligned with the IT and Facilities roadmap. Manage development and implementation of IT methodologies by geography and maturity.
Collaborate across teams as needed to deliver innovative and high quality solutions (Non-standard changes, small projects) in a timely and a cost effective manner. Support corporate initiatives such as acquisitions, integrations, and executive presentations with accurate and timely metrics and reports.
Understand and adhere to the IT & relevant related governance processes to ensure suppliers and projects are secured, managed and paid in a timely and effective manner and contribute to managing and improving these processes.
As part of a global organization with a global team, working hours require flexibility and travelling may be required.
Required Knowledge & Experience:
Education and Experience: must have an academic degree from an accredited university/college or equivalent experience.
Minimum of 5 years project management experience and consistent usage of formal project management methods, tools & techniques.
Program, Project & Customer Management experience with a proven track record of delivering successful software projects with personal accountability for timescales and resources in a global and high-pressure environment.
Experience and strong grasp of IT Services (ITIL), Project Management Practices and Methodologies (Prince2, PMBOK) and familiar with Software Development/Delivery methodologies (Waterfall, Agile).
Experience with executing multiple complex projects in parallel across multiple teams / sectors while managing day-to-day activities and managing remote teams and projects in multiple sites.
Experience in negotiating with suppliers and 3rd parties and with involving external vendors in a project, overseeing IT vendor selection proceses and with managing project teams / delivery from suppliers delivering (part of) the project.
Excellent managerial and communication skills as the IT and project teams will be based in various countries, cultures and time zones.
Excellent in English, specifically report writing and presentations.
Used to work under strict deadlines and confidentiality
What do we offer you?
At Irdeto, we know that it is the people who make our company a success. We encourage personal and professional growth and success among our globally diverse workforce by offering:
Competitive remuneration and benefits
Career and personal development opportunities
Flexible working spaces in state of the art offices
A focus on collaboration, creativity, health and happiness
Working for a truly global company with offices in 15+ countries
With nearly 50 successful years of business innovation behind us, Irdeto is a solid company to join. We are looking for people who are energetic, dynamic and driven to be part of our community.