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Program Manager

Req id:  40802

Utrecht, NL Virtual, NL



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. 



Your impact


As a Program Manager within the Professional Services, you will be responsible for delivering programs, complex projects and services to our customers. Your role will put you at the heart of the client's needs and constraints making you one of the client's privileged contacts at OpenText.


What the role offers


  • Owning Professional Services programs and projects in selected Key Accounts within Northern Europe, including the business development and upsell within your key accounts,
  • Supporting account reviews and presenting the status of the projects internally and externally. Owns project reporting to management stakeholders, the customer, and end users
  • Responsible for overall project delivery governance, end user satisfaction, teams’ performance, scope management and project plan management, project and governance set up, reporting, P & L management, resource management, risk management and mitigation
  • Overseeing the development of the projects and programs and underlying projects costs and timelines ensuring they remain within the approved budget & schedule
  • Forecasting accurately to allow the OpenText professional services business to forecast bookings, backlog, and revenue,
  • Strong commercial acumen with experience as a bid manager. The program manager can identify and convert business opportunities into value for the customer and OpenText

What you need to succeed


  • Graduate (Bachelors level) in computer science, Information technology (or equivalent) and at least 10+ years’ experience in Program / Project Management or a related Senior management role
  • Strong presence and confidence, exhibiting professional maturity, strong communication skills in both Dutch and English,
  • Certification in Project Management and Agile (PMP, SAFE Agile, Scrum),
  • Understanding of IT projects engagements type and the financial aspects (revenue, margin, billing), for Agile, Fixed Price and Time and Materials engagements
  • Ability to analyse and resolve complex issues, both logical and interpersonal, and manage conflict,
  • Significant experience working in enterprise software product industry is desirable.


One last thing


At Open Text, our employees are our greatest asset. We have brought together a diverse community of people who respect each other and work together to deliver excellence. We provide a workplace that fosters teamwork and productivity, but we recognise that when employees are supported, we are all enriched. At the heart of our success are our people, so taking care of them is a priority for us. To do that, we have created a simple, transparent, and competitive benefits package.



OpenText's efforts to build an inclusive work environment go beyond simply complying with applicable laws. Our Employment Equity and Diversity Policy provides direction on maintaining a working environment that is inclusive of everyone, regardless of culture, national origin, race, color, gender, gender identification, sexual orientation, family status, age, veteran status, disability, religion, or other basis protected by applicable laws.

If you need assistance and/or a reasonable accommodation due to a disability during the application or recruiting process, please contact us at Our proactive approach fosters collaboration, innovation, and personal growth, enriching OpenText's vibrant workplace.

We believe that our values are the compass that steers us in the right direction and helps us stay true to our mission. These values will not only guide our everyday decisions but also influence our strategic direction and the way we work. They reflect who we are as individuals and as a collective force, uniting us in our shared purpose. 

We create economic growth that is inclusive and sustainable. 

The world’s most trusted companies trust OpenText, and we demonstrate this in our actions as individuals, as a company, and as technology. 

We build global communities of purpose and challenge by supporting each other to exceed expectations and solve complex problems. 

We set high standards and exceptions, to learn, to be better. 

We tap into our creativity to deliver incredible experiences for customers, to ourselves, and for our planet. 

We believe a workplace should be human above all else. We ask excellence of our employees and reward it by creating an environment that is welcoming, challenging and that encourages real growth and development, not empty platitudes, or trinkets.” - Mark Barrenechea, CEO & CTO

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