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Cloud Services Program Manager German Speaking

Req id:  3522

Cork, C, IE


As the Information Company, our mission at OpenText is to create software solutions and deliver services that redefine the future of digital. Be part of a winning team that leads the way in Enterprise Information Management.  

The Opportunity


Join our Cloud Services-Team at our European Headquarter in Grasbrunn nearby Munich, in Reading (UK) or in Cork (Ireland).


The Cloud Services Program Manager (m/f/d) is responsible for managing multiple concurrent global community/supplier projects for Open Text customers. As part of the Opentext Solutions Implementation team, you will work with new and upgrade customers, taking them through a project on-board process to a go-live point. The project implementation process involves full project life-cycle management across requirements definition/governance/SOW creation / development / testing / UST / go live phases. Customers will be large, typically global, complex, and challenging.


To achieve this, the Cloud Services Program Manager (m/f/d) is required to plan and manage the overall Implementation project, managing all resources and work streams, organizing and allocating tasks, providing management reporting both internally and externally to ensure a timely delivery within agreed tolerances.


You Are Great at


  • Deliver assigned projects on time to designated budget.
  • Deliver projects using defined governance processes and proven Opentext methodology
  • Initiate and strictly adhere to Change Management process for scope changes
  • Manage Customer expectations to deliver Customer satisfaction
  • Provide internal and external project and time reporting within defined timeframes using the specified tools & facilities
  • Project handoff and project close meeting with Sales.
  • Interact closely with the Solution Centre throughout the lifecycle of the project to ensure map deliverables are on time and good quality
  • May need to liaise with Engineering teams on new product enhancements depending on project / customer requirements.


What It Takes


  • University degree ideally in computer science or equivalent qualification
  • Significant experience of working in the IT industry and of managing projects and people with medium to complex projects
  • Proven experience of managing up to 5 projects at any one time
  • Familiarity and effective project implementation of standard software development life cycle
  • Has led / managed migration or software development projects
  • Development or architecture background with hands on experience would be useful as would experience of project delivery for a vendor
  • A good understanding of B2B / EDI / Supply Chain Management / ERP
  • An understanding of industry file formats EDIFACT, ANSI and ISO XML is a plus
  • Previous exposure to OpenText products and solutions would be an advantage
  • Strong sense of risk anticipation and ability to identify mitigating actions
  • Able to maintain effectiveness in a fast paced rapidly changing environment
  • Strong customer focus and excellent people skills to work with external customers, internal partners, and offshore teams
  • Focused on delivery, proactive attitude, ability to hit the ground running, can operate with minimal supervision, detail oriented, can handle multiple priorities, go getter attitude.
  • Must fluently speak and write English and German. Other main European languages would be a benefit

At OpenText we understand and value diversity in our employees and are proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer.


Our growing team is mapping the future of Information Management, and we continue to make new discoveries that expand its boundaries. Join us and be part of a winning team, where the opportunities for your career are limitless. 

From its innovative start as a research project by University of Waterloo professors in 1991, OpenText has grown into a global company with offices in more than 35 countries. Our high- performance culture has forged our growth and is an excellent fit for people looking to push themselves to learn and do more.

It’s our time to lead, and as part of our team, it will be your time too. Our continued growth will provide you the opportunity to explore, learn and chart an exciting career path while enjoying a good work-life balance. 

If you thrive in a dynamic work environment, there is always a new horizon to explore. We are proud to offer excellent benefits, challenging work and competitive financial rewards. 

Our employee programs prioritize employees’ well-being and that of their families. We offer a comprehensive benefit plan, education assistance, a wellness/fitness reimbursement and time off to volunteer. 

Social events 
With offices around the world and flexible work arrangements, OpenText strives to make sure all our employees feel connected. Teamwork extends to our social lives too from local social events to company-wide activities, we want our employees to take time to relax and have fun.  

Corporate Citizenship  
Corporate Citizenship is more than a program for us, it is engrained in our purpose, impact, and approach to doing business. Through numerous volunteer initiatives, we support education and innovation for global change.

Explore your career and your potential. Become an OpenText Voyager.

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