Amer Sports (www.amersports.com) is a sporting goods company with internationally recognised brands including Salomon, Wilson, Atomic, Arc’teryx, Mavic, Suunto and Precor. The company’s technically-advanced sports equipment, footwear and apparel improve performance and increase the enjoyment of sports and outdoor activities. The Group’s business is balanced by its broad portfolio of sports and products and a presence in all major markets. Amer Sports shares are listed on the NASDAQ OMX Helsinki stock exchange (AMEAS).

Amer Sports is transforming the way the sports industry deals with products, customers and sports in general. We bring all sales channels into our OmniChannel approach, we find new digital ways to connect to our customers and we enhance our products to connect to the internet to improve your sports activities.
 
To help us on this journey, we are seeking an experienced Project Manager with a passion and knowledge for digital transformation. Preference will be given to recent experience in enabling digital transformation and implementing agile mode of working (IT & business).

The ITO is supporting our IT and business units in adapting the latest technology, move to an agile project methodology and pro-actively advises our CIO and CDO on the digital transformation of our organization.

POSITION TITLE: Project Manager, Digital Transformation Projects
LOCATION: Garching bei München

POSITION DESCRIPTION:

As a ITO digital project manager, you’ll be sharing your knowledge and experience in resolving the challenges in transitioning to a digital enterprise. This could be in RPA, CIAM, AI, ML or digital collaboration.
You’ll be responsible for developing deeper relationships with IT and business, giving them the tools, techniques and enabling environment to create lasting digital operating model changes as well as implementing and owning some of the solutions mentioned. Through this process you’ll document the successes and contribute to report on progress of our digital dashboard.
As someone who has been in the trenches of agile implementation, you’ll coach, guide and inspire through lean agile practices and principals. You’ll work with our IT and business teams to craft engagements, be onsite doing hands on training, and participating in imparting a different way of thinking that enables our digital transformation.
  • Demonstrating strong knowledge, competency, and in-depth field experience in implementing digital initiatives in enterprise
  • Responsible to coordinate requests for estimation and resourcing projects which are linked to/impact digital transformation
  • Ensure best practices and processes across the digital team for the consistent delivery of digital projects / products
  • Responsible for delivery reporting to digital management team, Product Owners and key stakeholders
  • Develop on-going plans for delivery activities in conjunction with the head of ITO and manage any allocated resources to ensure that the team delivers to committed tasks.
  • Act as change agent for boosting IT and business Agile knowledge, skills, and adoption
  • Collaborating with IT and business
  • Lead digital projects, such as RPA, AI, ML
  • Manage relationships with third party digital delivery partners, focusing on performance management against agreed SLA's and KPI's
  • Own Project management tools (licenses and Vendor management)
YOUR PROFILE:
  • 3+ years of digital development and agile experience
  • Has personally lead at least one digital project or product in RPA, CIAM, IA, ML or Digital Collaboration
  • Has strong knowledge with Jira, or any other agile tool for project management;
  • Sound knowledge with SAFe - preference if SAFe Program Consultant (SPC)
  • Highly collaborative working style with Stamina to work under pressure with constant prioritizing & troubleshooting
  • Excellent writing, coaching, presentation and communication skills
  • Able to manage by influence and not through direct reporting
  • Bachelor’s or higher degree in business or technology.
  • Very good written and verbal English
WHAT WE CAN DO FOR YOU:
  • An interesting role in a challenging industry. 
  • Career progression opportunities.
  • An opportunity for independent and self-reliant work.
  • A friendly and vibrant working environment in a dynamic and international team.

Please submit your application and CV in online and when making the application please state your notice period and salary expectation related to this role.