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At Zeiss Digital Partners (ZDP), we have a clear goal: Enabling and accelerating the digital transformation of ZEISS @speed and @scale. We develop digital solutions jointly with the ZEISS business units and accelerating innovation that delivers a future value for our customers and our company. Digital Business Innovation within ZDP is a cross-functional team building digital solutions and business models as well as driving strategic digital programs. We apply customer-centric methodologies like Design Thinking and Voice of the Customer and combine those with our business and strategy acumen.

Join us as a Project Manager to shape and contribute towards the success of the digital transformation at ZEISS.

Your Role

  • Manage the PMO of a ZEISS-wide, board-sponsored strategic program to further transform ZEISS into a leading digital ecosystem player

  • Oversee the portfolio of digital transformation initiatives and drive companywide execution

  • Ensure effective program delivery by proactively managing all relevant project controlling activities (e.g. status and financial reporting)

  • Drive alignment within the program and manage dependencies to other strategic programs and initiatives

  • Plan and execute key meetings and manage diverse and senior stakeholder groups across the ZEISS group

  • Plan, prepare and execute program/project communications in close alignment with change management activities

  • Excellent University degree, preferably in natural sciences, engineering, informatics or business

  • 3-4 years of experience, preferably in management consulting or in digital transformation project management in B2B industry or IT consulting

  • Track record of managing large, complex projects or programs as a PMO in an agile methodology setup

  • Extensive experience in working with different project management tools & techniques (Project plans and organizations, roadmap, risk mitigation, status reporting, financial reporting)

  • Ability to make effective decision-proposals and to quickly gain the trust of key stakeholders

  • Strong communication skills and the empathy to productively collaborate with people from diverse backgrounds

  • Highly structured, pragmatic, and result-oriented approach – experienced in dealing with complex and changing requirements

  • Fluent German and English language skills


  • We experience the best of both worlds: Agile and fast working mode in a corporate environment

  • We have modern office spaces creating an open and collaborative environment

  • We are an open-minded team with a strong team spirit

  • We live a flat hierarchy and empower individuals

  • We make an impact within and beyond ZEISS