Senior IT Project Manager (m/f/d) – Energy Trading

Job Description

Our client is one of the largest energy companies in Europe with ca. 40,000 employees. Their digital technology division is driving the new innovative digital solutions for the energy business. For their location in Essen we are currently looking for a

Senior IT Project Manager (m/f/d) – Energy Trading

Your responsibilities:

  • You build-up new Energy Trading Solutions, enhance existing Solutions and ensure maintenance across different countries
  • You actively initiate, plan and execute projects using different software development methodologies
  • You manage the delivery of projects and providing full transparency throughout the project lifecycle
  • You prepare and track task plans for diverse teams
  • You analyse and resolve issues, determine root causes, seek and provide effective and endurable solutions through possible enhancements
  • You manage communication, reporting and monitoring regarding system stability and quality
  • You work together with Business users in different countries to identify appropriate solutions
  • You drive and enhance support processes, delivery excellence and continuous improvement activities
  • You actively promote knowledge sharing and build-up of internal IT expertise and skills

Your profile:

  • Academic degree or equivalent professional qualification
  • Excellent spoken and written communication skills in English
  • Hands on experience in a project management role, with direct involvement in medium/large sized IT implementation projects
  • Experience with Energy Trading and Risk Management systems and cloud-based implementation projects is a plus
  • Operational experience of working in an Energy Trading environment is beneficial
  • Strong analytical and structured way of thinking, high organizational skills and IT affinity
  • Ability to work both independently and within a team
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills in order to facilitate workshops, present to senior stakeholders and manage conflicts
  • Willingness to travel on a regular basis with Essen as the department location

The offer:

  • High performing team that emphasizes know-how exchange and personal contribution
  • Very good working atmosphere (informal "du", colloquial atmosphere, very international teams)
  • Flat hierarchy combined with a modern, people-oriented leadership style
  • The advantage of ever new projects across different domains
  • Flex time account and 100% paid travel time including business travel (>50km) in first class by train
  • Company pension scheme 
  • Exclusive employee discounts and subsidized canteen
  • Parental leave for mothers and fathers is perfectly normal
  • Family Service (help with finding kinder garden, elder care or holiday entertainment)

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Andreas Dürr, E-Mail:, Tel.: 0911 590 596 44

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