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Software Development - Operational Manager (m/f)

Amadora, Portugal
Information Technology

English (UK)

Job Description

CoC MG-APS Energy Management - Lisbon is an international nearshore competence center, which acts as an extension of Siemens Headquarters supporting several regions world-wide, providing Siemens AG with innovative solutions and high-quality services across the IT value chain focused on the development of Microgrid and Energy Storage applications and use cases. We work in over 5 applications, systems and projects ranging from infrastructure services for IT platforms up to data analytics, achieving an unprecedentedly high level of customer satisfaction. 

The Energy Management Division of Siemens is looking for highly qualified and high-energy Operational Manager (m/f) for its Center of Competences located in Portugal.

What your responsibilities?

The Operational Manager will have a demonstrated ability to apply the tools, best practices and leadership  skills required to deliver our internal IT infrastructure and software-based deployment projects. This person will be responsible for the planning, scheduling, licensing, tracking, coordination, monitoring, and successful deployment of advanced tools

  • Leads and manages cross-functional teams required for deployment of IT systems required to support advanced product development concepts. (Note that this is an IT implementation not (typically) a software development Project Manager role).

  • Management of key software availability upgrades, licensing, and ensuring its proper function.  In some cases, this will require reaching out to other units in Siemens for support.

  • Tracks progress against commitments for all assigned projects. Motivates and leads cross-functional, multi-site project teams.  This may include members of the project team who are part of another company or companies where contractual as well as personnel management must be effectively managed to ensure project success.

  • Oversees a portfolio of projects and is responsible for the quality of the delivery of scope, schedule, budget and project deliverables (quality, performance, cost, schedule, and revenue) are met within their planned tolerances or as close to target as possible.  

  • Must possess strong technical and leadership skills.

  • Schedules and leads meetings to coordinate interdepartmental project activities required to resolve project issues.  

  • Must have excellent communication and interpersonal skills to communicate rapidly and effectively with all levels of leadership and units in the organization and to all stakeholders.

  • Demonstrates excellent negotiating skills and the managing of business agreements between Siemens organizational units, the projects, solution providers, and suppliers.  

  • Facilitates the exchange of information between departments on a regular basis and maintains liaison with all members of the project team between project team meetings.

  • Demonstrates the ability to work within a rapidly evolving Agile environment.

  • Provide and coordinate coaching for the staff.  Responsible for ensuring completion of all relevant documentation and training for the IT products used by personnel.


What do you need to qualify for this job?

  • Bachelor’s degree in computer science, engineering discipline or business with appropriate experience (Master’s preferred);

  • 5+ years of project management experience;

  • Network and server experience (Windows or Linux);

  • Experience working with Lean, Agile, Kanban, and/or CCPM methodologies is highly desirable as are certifications including PMP;

  • Ability to work and influence in a matrixed organization is essential;

  • Strong decision making and communication skills along with the ability and confidence to plan and execute contingencies and risk mitigations;


What else do I need to know?

  • At Siemens Portugal we offer the possibility to integrate a young, dynamic and very multicultural team and to grow within one of the most solid multinational companies operating in the market.

  • As a leading global engineering and technology services company, Siemens provides innovative solutions to help tackle the world’s major challenges in the areas of electrification, automation and digitalization. That’s why we are always looking for curious, open-minded people, people who dare to ask tough questions. Like every Siemens employee worldwide. Are you in?

  • If this offer meets your professional aspirations, please submit your application.

Job ID: 80914

Organization: Smart Infrastructure

Experience Level: Mid-level Professional

Job Type: Full-time

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