Senior IT Project Manager / Program Manager

Erste Group IT International GmbH, o. z. Slovakia

Place of work
Tomášikova 64, Bratislava
Contract type

Information about the position

Job description, responsibilities and duties

Position belongs into Project Management Office department.
Responsibility :
* Manages complex projects on national level and/or across multiple countries according to Erste Group Project Management Policy & Procedures.
* Take the responsibility to achieve the projects objectives within the competing constraints like time, budget, quality, scope and resources in close interaction with all relevant project stakeholders and other (external) partners.

Scope of work :
1. Project Initiation & Planning
* Analyses thoroughly possible solutions to comply with the projects main objectives
* Performs the set-up of the project
* Develops a business case defines project targets (scope management)
* Compiles the project budget and resources with the project sponsor and ensures adequate internal and / or external staffing with internal resource providers
* Develops stakeholder and vendor management plan (including contracting)
* Plans the project phases and takes care of the operative detailed planning of the project execution in alignment with project sponsor.

2. Project Execution, Monitoring & Controlling
* Manages the relationship to 3rd party vendors
* Manages and measures business case and value realization throughout the program life cycle
* Implements all necessary project related tools and processes
* Undertakes project controlling, identifies deviations to the project plan and takes action to mitigate according to a defined change request process
* Develops risks mitigation actions to ensure on-time, on-scope, on-budget delivery of project deliverables

3. Project Closing
* Concludes the project (handover to operations) and evaluates it
* Verifies and validates the results
* Documents lessons learned

4. Project Documentation & Reporting
* Creates project management documentation and reporting
* Proposes set-up, changes and evaluation of Project Performance Criteria (KPI)

5. Leadership
* Clarifies roles and responsibilities within the project team
* Provides clear direction for achieving the expected goals and deliverables
* Coordinate, leads and motivates project team

Employee perks, benefits

* offer a job with great opportunities for personal and professional growth in a dynamic environment.
* provide you with the possibility to work in one of the most beautiful offices with modern amenities in Vienna.
* guarantee a competitive and performance-related salary dependent on your professional and personal qualifications.
* offer interesting financial and non financial benefits to our employees

Information about the selection process

We thank all applicants for their interest in Erste Group IT International. We are very glad to receive CVs of all candidates that can possibly become our future colleagues.
After receiving your application, we will carefully evaluate it. Please note that due to time limitations we will contact only prospective candidates that meet our expectation best.
In case you are not selected for this particular position, we will keep your CV for possible contact in the future. If you are interested to know more about us and follow our openings in the future, please visit
Thank you once more for your interest.

Requirements for the employee

Candidates with education suit the position

University education (Master's degree)

Language skills

English - Advanced (C1) or German - Upper intermediate (B2)

Personality requirements and skills

* Min 6 years of real PM experiences
* SAP or DWH/BI or Risk or finance solution implementation experiences in banking environment – end to end project references
* English fluent speaker, German is great advantage
* PMI certified
* Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, Power Point) Intermediate
* Project Management Tools (e.g. MS Project)-Advanced
* Project Reporting Tools (e.g. SAP Effort Tracking, Portfolio Management tools)-Intermediate
* Availability to travel to Vienna up to 4 days per week
* Cooperate as a team – Ability to join forces to achieve common goals.
* Act responsibly - Before we decide we ask ourselves: Is it the right thing to do ? After decision we strive to do it right !
* Be accountable - We stand behind our decisions and accept consequence of our actions.
* Foster growth - We actively seek opportunities to develop our business and people.
* Excel in execution - We get the job done well, on time and according to our common rules.


Brief description of the company

EG IT INT is the IT services provider of Erste Group, supplying Group Solutions to Erste Group entities.
We provide development, implementation and integration as well as operations of group-wide IT solutions. Therefore, we play a strategic role within Erste Group, offering the best service for the best price.

Our services

IT solutions provider of Erste Group, supplying Group Solutions to Erste Holding and its CEE subsidiaries.
As part of Erste Group, Erste Group IT International (EG IT INT) provides development, implementation and integration as well as operations of group-wide IT solutions for the international banking business and therefore plays a strategic role within Erste Group.

Group IT solutions are provided in the following areas:
•Group-wide digital banking,
• Wholesale banking and capital markets,
• Bank steering functions (risk management & financial management) as well as BI systems and the Group Data Warehouse.

We operate offices in Austria, Slovakia and Czech Republic with more than 900 employees.

All services are provided to Erste Group entities and include:
• Management of software development and integration projects (planning of the required budget and resources, coordination of the requirements collection, specification and implementation)
• Requirements definition with the customers and their integration into the existing process landscape
• Software development, integration and testing based on elaborated technical concepts
• Architecture and business analysis
• Deployment of the solution (handover to operations)
• Operations and maintenance of applications (problem handling, bug fixing and minor improvements)
• Integration of third party software into the existing IT landscape

IT driven change
Being the best at IT also means being the best at change. We are an enabler for new emerging business lines at group level which go beyond country boundaries. We help new business lines to integrate quickly and become part of Erste Group. We serve as an agent of change.

Number of employees

250-499 employees

Company address

Erste Group IT International GmbH, o. z. Slovakia
Tomášikova 64
831 04 Bratislava
ID: 3193079   Dátum zverejnenia: 8.2.2018