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Senior / Advanced Planning & Project Management Office Manager (m/f/d)

27 February 2024

Discover your impact with KUKA

KUKA offers an enormous spectrum of possibilities to advance your career, live your passions and unlock your potential. We´re one of the world's leading automation specialists, offering global opportunities in areas such as robotics, automation, logistics, software solutions and electronics. If you´re a go-getter, a visionary with bold ambitions and believer in collaboration and mutual respect, then you're poised for success here at KUKA.  

Short Facts

  • Augsburg
    Augsburg, Germany
  • KUKA
  • Research & Development
    Research & Development
  • Permanent Position
    Permanent Position


Make an impact
  • Drive and lead new PMO initiatives and projects like global customer requirements management process or roll out of project management standards within R&D and across other areas like sales, supply chain or business segment China
  • Single project management and project portfolio management process implementation and optimization through close collaboration with stakeholder on different level and functions
  • Verify, consolidate, and follow up on new project requests, roadmaps and running project plans as a proactive supporting, consulting, and governance role.
  • Preparation, set up and execution of project and portfolio planning, reporting, KPI and steering platforms.
  • Continuous improvement of PMO-processes and tools aiming the transparency of current projects, roadmap, business case status through KPIs and efficient decision taking.
  • Conduct and moderate project and program steering meeting, verifying, and aligning resource capacity planning as well as implementation of project changes.
  • Ensure project management, process and tool standards are being executed across the R&D project portfolio.

Application Requirements

What you need to succeed
  • BSc or MSc degree in technical, economic, or financial field
  • Experience in project and program management or consulting (2-5 years)
  • Profound knowledge of project management methods, in best case with project management certification and a fundamental understanding of specialist demands on PMO
  • Very good level in processes, conceptual, and strategic skills
  • Good knowledge in SQL, SharePoint, Microsoft Project Online, Microsoft BI, Qlik Sense is an advance
  • High level moderation and communication skills in German and English
Flat hierarchies
Great working environment
Home Office

Our promise to you

Our culture is deeply rooted in our passion to make robotics and automatic solutions accessible and easy to use. The result? We make peoples´ lives easier and safer, across the world. Diversity is the beating heart of our company - and we appreciate every single one of our bright and bold brainiacs. We encourage everyone to bring their full selves to work, fostering an environment where inspiration, expertise, and personal growth can flourish. Our collective goal? To achieve greatness and ignite innovative, positive change - not only within the automation industry but also beyond its boundaries. And in return, we prioritize creating a supportive, empowering, and caring environment for all.

Perks and benefits

As part of our commitment to the well-being of our employees, we offer a range of comprehensive perks and benefits. From competitive salary packages to flexible work schedules, and professional development opportunities, we aim to provide a holistic approach to employee satisfaction. We believe in recognizing and appreciating the hard work and dedication of our workforce, and our perks reflect this commitment. Our goal is to create a workplace where employees feel valued, motivated, and inspired to contribute their best. Join us and enjoy the rewards of being part of a company that prioritizes the well-being and growth of its team.

DEI (Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion) statement  

Our core belief is in treating each other with kindness, an open mind, and mutual respect, creating an environment where everyone feels empowered to bring their authentic selves to work.

KUKA is a company committed to equal opportunities. We manage every application with meticulous care and consideration - with a decision-making process that pays no heed to your origin, educational background, age, gender, sexual orientation, or your religious or political beliefs. If you join KUKA, you will have ample opportunities to share what motivates you and what defines your individuality. 

Join the journey!

We´re looking forward to receiving your application!


Start date: Immediately

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