Connecting to LinkedIn...

Infrastructure Program Manager (Senior Mngr/Associate Director)

Job Title: Infrastructure Program Manager (Senior Mngr/Associate Director)
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Frankfurt am Main, Hesse
Salary: €90000 - €110000 per annum + Bonus+Benefits
Start Date: ASAP
REF: CA/MON-43959
Contact Name: Cristian Amanta
Contact Email:
Job Published: 9 months ago

Job Description

Infrastructure Program Manager (Senior Manager or Associate Director)

*This role can be based in Munich or Frankfurt*

Currently I am working with a Global Management Consultancy that is currently experiencing tremendous growth across the DACH Region. This enterprise has secured multiple Global Projects and as such they are seeking an experienced Infrastructure Program Manager to join the team.

The ideal candidate will have extensive experience overseeing resources on-site, near-shore and offshore (around 200 people).

This role you are responsible for successful execution of critical infrastructure programs (IT Transition & Infrastructure Transformation). You are also responsible for budget, resource allocation and delivering project on times agreed.

Duties include:

Work closely with engineering managers, technical leads and project owners to drive project planning and execution of complex open source data center solutions and software development projects.
Ensure projects are well-planned, executed efficiently, and delivered with high quality.
Manage and maintain project information, including feature definition and scope, and delivery schedules.
Identify significant risks and unknowns, and define and drive resolution plans.
Manage cross team dependencies, and coordinate cross-team initiatives and blocking issues.
Track and ensure release criteria are met against project lifecycles.
Perform higher-level project tracking, reporting and metrics across Solutions and Engineering.
Drive information sharing, and capturing and disseminating of best practices across Engineering.
Demonstrate knowledge of open source ecosystems issues, industry, and business operations.
Work closely with Managers to ensure maintenance of the project backlog, release plans, and roadmaps are consistent.

Preferred Experience and Competencies

8+ years in large-scale, data center software development projects, managing complex software projects within the open source community or cloud solutions companies.

Demonstrated ability to help teams define clear deliverables and meet them.
Strong technical background, and ability to understand complex product/project functionality, design, and technical issues in order to drive priorities, trade-offs, and resolutions.
Extremely well-organized with project information, attention to detail, and exacting quality standards.
Strong verbal and written communication skills, especially in the areas of teamwork and influencing skills, and ability to facilitate dynamic meetings and discussions.
Ability to manage and multi-task across multiple projects and teams. Experience working with remote teams.
Significant experience leading complex, cross-functional open source projects with multiple stakeholders; experience with a rapidly scaling business is a plus.
Strong relationship-building skills and experience working closely with senior executives.
Highly analytical, good at breaking down problems and delivering results.
Humble attitude: willing to shift from high-level strategic thinking, to rolling up your sleeves and supporting implementation.
Comfortable with ambiguity and a rapidly evolving business landscape.

Fluent in English and German


Bachelor's degree in computer science or a technical field or equivalent experience. PMI certification is a plus.

Due to the nature of this role you must be flexible to travel (up to 50% of the time).

If you are interested in this role, please send me an updated copy of your CV, alongside your salary expectations and the earliest start date.

To discuss this or more exciting roles, contact us on +44 (0)20 7014 0231 or visit our website on

Social Stream

Latest News


Infor launches new mobile solution

2016-12-07 09:00:00 +0000

Infor, one of the global leaders in enterprise resource planning (ERP) software, has revealed that it is launching a new mobile solution. The company, which has focused on developing specialised business applications for a variety of industries, unveiled Infor Mobility for Field Service (MFS). The solution is a comprehensive mobility application that can streamline operations for employees working in the field. To ensure that field technicians are provi...


AI continues to infiltrate cloud computing se...

2016-12-06 09:00:00 +0000

With Google and Microsoft both already working on artificial intelligence (AI) software for their cloud services, it has been revealed that Amazon is now to join the battle. The internet giant is to prioritise developing AI for Amazon Web Services (AWS), the division that sells data storage and computing to IT professionals around the world. AWS is currently the fastest-growing division for Amazon, with the past year having seen sales soar by 60 per cen...