DesignOps Manager (IT)

  • Job Reference: 396680070-2
  • Date Posted: 14 October 2021
  • Recruiter: Aerotek
  • Location: Switzerland
  • Salary: On Application
  • Role: Data, Other, Project Management, Security
  • Job Type: Contract
  • Start Date: ASAP

Job Description

Our client, one of the top Pharmaceutical companies based in the Zug area, is looking for a DesignOps Manager with a solid foundation in Design Operations.

This is a great opportunity where you will have the chance to work closely with the Design Leadership team to develop and grow DesignOps capabilities across the department.

This is a 1-year contract position with the possibility of extension and the desired start date is 15th November.

Tasks and Responsibilities:

  • Develop and grow the DesignOps capabilities within the chapter.
  • Plan, define, and manage our operational Design Ops strategy, establishing workflow and process standards and best practices.
  • Accountable to create with Design Leads the project management methodology that supports the design and collaborate with peers to ensure standards are shared and implemented and ensure the balance between capabilities building and project work to be delivered within the different projects.
  • Establish and continuously improve the systematic framework for managing incoming projects.
  • Define project roadmap together with design leaders, including key touchpoints, milestone dates, etc.
  • Ensure allocated team members as well as clients understand the project plan and have a space to express concerns about feasibility or scope.
  • Drive governance processes and communication for Design Leadership in ongoing staff meetings, portfolio oversight, and metrics and budget tracking.
  • Effectively leads a highly engaged team and is able to inspire and coach team members.

Must Haves:

  • Min. Master degree Design Management/Business Administration/IT(*).
  • Min. 5 years experience in Design Operations, Project Delivery, Tools Implementation, Processes, and Vendor Management (*).
  • Min. 5 years experience in Project Management and/or Change Management (eg in implementation) and communication (*).
  • Experience in an AGILE environment (*).
  • Affinity with project delivery tools such as figma, Monday.com or gSuite, miro, slack or similar as a tool owner/Poweruser (*).
  • Leadership experience in a Matrix organization is a must (*).
  • Endurance to work in a complex landscape and relationships (business, systems, policies, etc.).
  • Fluent English is a must.

Job Title: DesignOps Manager (IT)

Location: Rotkreuz, Switzerland

Rate/Salary: 85.00 - 94.00 CHF Hourly

Job Type: Contract

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