Interim Project Manager IT & Change

Mendix, Rotterdam

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Mendix is on a mission to fundamentally reinvent the way applications are created, by abstracting the process and enabling everyone who has a stake in an enterprise’s digital future — business people and analysts, web developers, software engineers, even CEOs — to meaningfully participate, thereby creating better applications faster. Our goal is simply to create the future of software development.

Mendix has grown and expanded fast - from start-up to scale up. In order to improve the scalability of the internal organization, the new department, Program and Change, has started to define and manage the impact of IT solutions and processes on the organizational structure, competencies and skills, organization culture, performance and readiness for change.

The role:

In the role of Project Manager IT & Change you will have responsibility for the design and delivery of the change management IT- enabled organizational transformation programs. You are responsible for the technical side of the projects assigned to you. By nature you will take ownership of planning/budget and will ensure goals and objectives are achieved with high quality and delivering on expected business value. You know how to successfully mitigate risks and issues and will play a lead role in communicating effectively with all stakeholders involved. You will be well versed in Agile techniques and exhibit the agility mindset.
You'll play a key role in communicating between internal departments and external parties working closely together with the IT program director, business analyst and the application services and infrastructure services team members. You’ll be the liaison between business and IT to successfully implement organizational changes.

Your responsibilities will be:

  • You own and drive projects from start to completion in a distributed, matrix environment applying most appropriate project management methodologies and principals
  • You will drive the successful business implementation
  • You provide clear communication to team members and relevant stakeholders
  • You drive your teams in a pro-active and passionate way, being best in class yourself
  • You develop and execute detailed project plans, schedules, dependencies, critical paths and other required project collateral following standard methodologies or agile methodologies

You will be successful in this role if you:

  • have a good few years of relevant experience in a project management or change manager role in a complex environment
  • you are IPMA-C or Prince2 practitioner certified
  • you have a background in IT, preferably in software or a product development area
  • you are an excellent communicator (in English and in Dutch)
  • you have the ability of successfully handling multiple projects and working with global cross organization teams to ensure project success
  • are experienced in driving infrastructure migrations (preferred)
  • and with a very strong attention to detail and an eye for quality and consistency
  • have excellent stakeholder management skills
  • And with the personal characteristics of being intelligent, analytic, highly driven, hands-on, self-learning
Our Values
While we live on different continents and work on different things, we are one team with a shared mission and set of values. We are passionate and strive for new heights, professionally and personally. We value collaboration, initiative and hands-on creativity. Above all else, we believe in a culture of growth, respect, and fun.

Make your career at Mendix.
There are precious few jobs that let you create the future. But you’ll find one at Mendix. We pioneered low-code software development technology, which is arguably one of the most transformative technologies of the 21st century for building applications. Already, Mendix is the engine powering digital innovation for thousands of enterprises. The world of software will never be the same, thanks to Mendix. Neither will you, once you start making the future as part of the Mendix team.

Important to know: Mendix is a Siemens business, which means we’re backed by the resources and stability of one of the world’s largest and most forward-looking enterprises. Think: job security.

Since our company was founded in 2005, our aim is to create a great work environment for people at all stages in their careers. That’s why we are so pleased and honored that we were rated a top Cloud Computing Company to work for in 2019, based on feedback from our employees on Glassdoor. Our organization is growing, in 2018 we added 200 new employees and opened new offices in the U.S., Germany and the Netherlands and we have plans to open a new office in the U.K. in 2019.

About Mendix

About us We are creating an application platform that empowers people to build and continuously improve apps at unprecedented speed and scale. Who we are We’ve been in your shoes We know firsthand how hard it can be to quickly build software your users love, while maintaining the control you need. Having worked with hundreds of enterprise customers, we also understand how difficult it is to successfully execute a digital strategy. Our mission Our founders created Mendix to solve the biggest challenge in digital innovation: to empower IT and Business teams to collaborate like never before, while experiencing unmatched speed and control. These principles are architected into the very core of our platform, and they drive our relentless focus on your success. We are here to help We love helping you build breakthrough digital experiences, rejecting the conventional approach of merely doing the same things faster. We seek a long-term partnership with your team so we can help you deliver transformative value through applications. Our conviction—and your success—is powered by a diverse team of passionate and exceptional talent.

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