Senior Project Manager

Company: Arvato Systems North America, Inc. 

Requisition ID: 45303

The Project Manager is responsible for project management and management of integration, maintenance and change request projects with customers, or internal projects. The projects include national as well as international customers.

He ensures the implementation of the project requirements, within quality, time and budget targets, and is commercially responsible for the project.


Main Tasks:

  • Project lead, Project-management and –control
  • Commercial responsibility and upselling in projects
  • Responsibility for compliance with budget, time and quality objectives
  • Ensure the implementation of all project deliverables in collaboration with the customer, the involved departments and project members
  • Stakeholder and Risk Management
  • Organization and leading of internal project meetings
  • Creation of the project order or project profile based on the contractually agreed services and delivery items
  • Creation, maintenance and control of project plans
  • Control of project resources
  • Creation of regular project reports
  • Organization of hardware provisione with the general contractor, licence costs. Etc.
  • Participation in project meetings with the customer and partners
  • Timely information of all stakeholders
  • Internal Escalation if necessary


  • At least 5 years of experience in IT project management, IT consulting, or working with software development teams
  • At least 1 year of experience organizing, planning and executing IT projects across entire life-cycle
  • Strong team leadership capability, communication skills (also to customers)
  • Graduate in media technology, (economic) computer science, natural science or comparable education
  • Ideally, knowledge in the field of media industry
  • Expertise of project management methodology
  • Project management certification desirable (IPMA, Prince2, PMI)
  • Good analytical, conceptual and organizational skills
  • Expertise regarding: 
    • System technologies, 
    • broadcast-equipment and technologies, 
    • Oracle & SQL databases 
    • scripting languages
    • Very good knowledge of Windows


About our company:
Arvato - the spirit of solutions!

We at Arvato provide a comprehensive range of services and solutions to our business partners in the consumer electronics, high-tech, telecommunication, networking and industrial sectors. With more than five decades of experience and our global footprint we create value for our customers and ensure that they are well equipped for the challenges of their markets.

Arvato is a part of Arvato AG/ Bertelsmann, an internationally networked outsourcing provider. More than 65,000 employees design and implement solutions for all kinds of business processes across integrated service chains, for business customers from around the world. Its portfolio includes all services related to the creation and distribution of printed materials and digital storage media, as well as data management, customer care, CRM services, supply-chain management, digital distribution, financial services, professional and custom IT services, and the direct-to-customer distribution of educational media. Arvato is a wholly-owned subsidiary of Bertelsmann SE & Co. KGaA.

Nearest Major Market: Manhattan
Nearest Secondary Market: New York City

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