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Project Manager 80% – 100% (m/f) – IBM CIC


Introduction At IBM, work is more than a job - it's a calling: To build. To design. To code. To consult. To think along with clients and sell. To make markets. To invent. To collaborate. Not just


At IBM, work is more than a job – it’s a calling: To build. To design. To code. To consult. To think along with clients and sell. To make markets. To invent. To collaborate. Not just to do something better, but to attempt things you’ve never thought possible. Are you ready to lead in this new era of technology and solve some of the world’s most challenging problems? If so, lets talk.

Your Role and Responsibilities

The IBM Client Innovation Centre (CIC) is an innovative and exciting part of IBM, working as IBM Consultings’ technical delivery partner. We continually innovate for our customers, employees and shareholders. Our Technical Skills range from Application Development (Java, Front End, Full Stack, DevOps), Testing Services, Technical Support through to Microsoft. In addition to our technical expertise, we can cover Delivery through Project Managers & Project Analysts, Business or Data Analysts.

In this role you will work as a Delivery Manager for a critical application area that serves Client Reporting and Data Integration for our client. You will be responsible to deliver run and change services and lead application teams based in Switzerland and India.

Your impact:

  • Technical writing including the ability to understand a business problem, write out the requirements professionally and be able to translate that into an executable task
  • Act as the interface between business and IT and contribute to agile development teams
  • Define and propose solutions to the client stakeholders
  • Gather business requirement by managing the client workshops
  • Perform daily standup with the technical teams to manage the delivery and next releases
  • Determine solutions to software/hardware problems
  • Be a business consultant to clients
  • Be the main liaison between the client and executive/management team
  • Manage projects & resources to achieve multiple technical projects in parallel
  • Manage cost, quality and delay and create synergies between projects to optimize costs

What we offer you:

  • Individual career path
  • Access to countless trainings and certification offerings
  • A knowledge sharing culture
  • An environment where you are actively contributing your ideas
  • The possibility to work in projects in one of the largest IT companies

Required Technical and Professional Expertise

We are looking for a professional with:

  • AMS project management with banking domain background
  • Project Manager with experience in delivery of complex IT Development Projects
  • Skilled in Distributed Teams, People, Stakeholder Management
  • Managing client expectations and distributed teams is a KEY factor
  • Project financial management, Risk management, and Reporting
  • Team motivation & expectation manage (transformation of the team)
  • Setting capacity planning and task management on detail level
  • Strong in using tools like JIRA, XLS, MS Project (in-deep knowledge and efficient in usage)
  • Recruitment of new team members On- and Offshore
  • Clear client and IBM status reporting
  • Ownership of tasks and issues inside the teams in charge and independent resolution of the same
  • Swiss nationality or valid Swiss work permit / EU passport

Nice to have skills:

  • Experience in delivery of Upgrade
  • Migration projects related to infrastructure (OS / networking / hardware) changes
  • Experience of managing IT projects for Banking domain
  • Having good technical understanding of Middleware / ETL technologies, Databases

Preferred Technical and Professional Expertise


About Business Unit

IBM Services is a team of business, strategy and technology consultants that design, build, and run foundational systems and services that is the backbone of the world’s economy. IBM Services partners with the world’s leading companies in over 170 countries to build smarter businesses by reimagining and reinventing through technology, with its outcome-focused methodologies, industry-leading portfolio and world class research and operations expertise leading to results-driven innovation and enduring excellence.

Your Life @ IBM

Are you craving to learn more? Prepared to solve some of the world’s most unique challenges? And ready to shape the future for millions of people? If so, then it’s time to join us, express your individuality, unleash your curiosity and discover new possibilities.

Every IBMer, and potential ones like yourself, has a voice, carves their own path, and uses their expertise to help co-create and add to our story. Together, we have the power to make meaningful change – to alter the fabric of our clients, of society and IBM itself, to create a truly positive impact and make the world work better for everyone.

It’s time to define your career.

About IBM

IBM’s greatest invention is the IBMer. We believe that through the application of intelligence, reason and science, we can improve business, society and the human condition, bringing the power of an open hybrid cloud and AI strategy to life for our clients and partners around the world.

Restlessly reinventing since 1911, we are not only one of the largest corporate organizations in the world, we’re also one of the biggest technology and consulting employers, with many of the Fortune 50 companies relying on the IBM Cloud to run their business.

At IBM, we pride ourselves on being an early adopter of artificial intelligence, quantum computing and blockchain. Now it’s time for you to join us on our journey to being a responsible technology innovator and a force for good in the world.

Location Statement

IBM wants you to bring your whole self to work and for you this might mean the ability to work flexibly. If you are interested in a flexible working pattern, please talk to our recruitment team to find out if this is possible in the current working environment.

Being You @ IBM

IBM is committed to creating a diverse environment and is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, genetics, pregnancy, disability, age, veteran status, or other characteristics. IBM is also committed to compliance with all fair employment practices regarding citizenship and immigration status.

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