IT Project Coordinator

The Job’s mission

To manage and coordinate a number of complex Business and IT projects simultaneously: in depth collaboration with business stakeholders, define and monitor activities, dependencies and requirements.

Key activities & accountabilities

  • Complete ownership of IT project deliveries, from engaging client relationships to facilitating the hand-over with the IT Support Department
  • Define and manage project governance (benefits, budget, planning, changes, risk, quality and communication)
  • Manage customer relationships, stakeholder involvement and third party supplier(s) at every step
  • Report on project progress, risk assessment and benefits measurement (including escalations and/or change requests when appropriate)
  • Compile and maintain up-to-date detailed project documentation
  • Manage the project portfolio and ensure the project deliverables, including business analysis, testing and validation scenarios, end user training
  • Organize, document and facilitate all project related meetings and collaborate with all levels of business stakeholders from end-user to senior-level
  • Design and maintain basic technical and project documentation, ensure that all the rest of documentation is delivered by the different project team players
  • Follow the IMD project methodology and actively contribute to its development

Ideal profile

  • Master in Computer Science or equivalent
  • Certified Scrum Master (CSM)
  • PMI-ACP certification or equivalent
  • At least 8 years of experience in an innovative IT environment and managing projects (owning the accountability of the delivery), using Agile/Scrum Project Management methodology
  • Proven experience managing the full project lifecycle in demanding business environments and cross-functional projects using PMO methodologies, managing benefits and related changes
  • Recent experience managing software-as-a-service projects with Salesforce.com
  • Experience managing several large enterprise-wide projects
  • Experience working with internal and external (nearshore/offsite) project resources
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced environment and adapt quickly in order to meet project deadlines
  • Fluency in English both written and oral, French is a plus
  • Very strong interpersonal and communication skills
  • Responsible, open-minded and people-oriented
  • Strong team spirit

About IMD

IMD is a top-ranked business school based on the shores of Lake Geneva in Lausanne, Switzerland. We are the experts in developing leaders and transforming organisations through high-impact executive education. IMD’s unique environment enables the recruitment of the best people to meet its objectives.

How to apply

If you have the above skills and would like to work in our challenging environment, please send your complete application file (letter of motivation and resume in English, copies of your work certificates and diplomas) to hrjobapplication@imd.org