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IT Project Manager

Did you earn your stripes in Project Management for large IT projects in a customer focussed role preferably within a contract logistics environment? Are you the experienced IT Project Manager we are looking for that can interface between the customer and our technical team in terms of Applications Development and Infrastructure projects? Are you eager to take on IT Project Management in this global team? Let us know by applying for the role of IT Project Manager EMEA in Duisburg, Germany.

Your responsibilities

  • Manage multiple global IT customer projects simultaneously in the automotive & technology verticals
  • Provide detailed project planning & workstream allocations for all involved parties.
  • Determine the scope for each IT project and proactively manage the adherence to scope
  • Determine resource requirements for all projects with the appropriate IT workstream owners
  • Determine the Issues / Risks for all projects.
  • Co-ordination of activities with each workstream lead
  • Communicate effectively with all major stakeholders involved in the projects.
  • Provide status level reporting for all active projects
  • Task tracking, Issue tracking, Risk tracking, Budget tracking.
  • Liaise with internal customers and external customers to provide project status reporting and visibility.
  • Manage escalations within the IT Function to ensure timely responses to issue / risks.
  • Facilitate the definition of requirements, acceptance and implementation of IT business solutions to ensure the realization of customer expectations.
  • Liaison/point of contact between operations management and IT (software development, QA, DBA’s & infrastructure teams.)
  • Management, diagnosis and prioritsation of issue logging in conjunction with Business Project Manager.
  • Pro-actively manage risks / issues in advance of occurrence.
  • Manage change control on all active projects.
  • Support continuous process improvement throughout the project delivery lifecycle.
  • Conform to the processes and requirements of the synchronized management system.
  • Achieve effectiveness of the synchronized management system by following the Quality Policy and meeting company objectives.


Your key qualifications

  • Degree or equivalent in a relevant business or technical subject
  • Continuous professional development
  • Fluent in German and English
  • Experience of core WMS capabilities and requirements
  • Software Development Lead or WMS Solution/Delivery Lead
  • Logistics supply chain design and development knowledge and associated tools and techniques
  • Professional Project Management Qualification e.g Prince2 / PMI
  • Minimum 3 years’ experience in managing significant IT projects including site launches
  • Minimum 5 years in a logistics environment with operational, project management or solution design track record


DP World offers exciting and challenging roles within a growing international organization. We strive to hire and develop the right people, locally and globally, stimulating personal growth and self-development within an informal atmosphere. We offer a market competitive compensation package.


About DP World

Trade is the lifeblood of the global economy, creating opportunities and improving the quality of life for millions of people around the world. DP World is here to make trade flow better, changing what’s possible for the customers and communities we serve globally. With more than 106,500 employees across 73 countries, we are pushing trade further and faster towards a seamless supply chain that’s fit for the future. By integrating our physical infrastructure with cutting-edge technology, we create efficient end-to-end solutions, pushing the sector towards better ways to trade, minimising disruptions from the factory floor to the customer’s door.

We’re rapidly transforming and integrating our businesses - Ports and Terminals, Economic Zones, Marine Services, Logistics and Technology – and uniting our global infrastructure with local expertise to create stronger, more efficient end-to-end supply chain solutions that can change the way the world trades.

The DP World family comprises of syncreon, Imperial and P&O.  

DP World is committed to the principles of Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO). We strongly believe that employing a diverse workforce is central to our success and we make recruiting decisions based on your experience and skills. We believe that employees are happiest when they’re empowered to be their true, authentic selves. So, please come as you are. We can’t wait to meet you.

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