Project Management Design & Development 80-100%

Help teams to do their best work

Who we are

Since 2019, we have been helping ambitious brands grow with the help of our expertise in performance marketing, UX and communications. As an agency, we manage numerous Ads accounts, oversee web and software engineering projects, launch new online campaigns and advise entrepreneurs, marketing managers, webmasters and other agencies. It is important to us that our customers have direct contact with all the people who implement their vision. A motivating, fair and friendly working environment is very important to us.

Who we’re looking for

We are looking for an experienced project manager for design & development projects (f/m/x) to join our team. You will act as the linchpin between our design and development team and our clients. We have no formal education requirements for this position; we’re interested in you, whether you have an appropriate academic degree or are self-taught. What is most important to us is that you care deeply about helping technical teams to stay creative and productive and understand how clear communication and calm management enables great work.

Your Responsibilities

  • Facilitate Collaboration: You keep all involved experts aligned by facilitating the communication and collaboration. You manage the project environment, organize and supply the team with needed information and materials, identify and remove impediments from the project team.
  • Monitor Progress: You are the source of truth for all your project’s key metrics. You plan project timelines with phases and milestones, control project progress in scope, time, and budget, ensure project constraints are respected or adjusted, and identify and mitigate project risks.
  • Escort Team: You are the guardian of the project team and make sure that they can focus on production work as much as possible. You prepare and conduct project briefings and retrospectives, prioritize and assign work packages, and support estimating the remaining workload. After the project, you celebrate our successes with the team and document our learnings.
  • Advise Clients: You are the first point of contact for our clients, respond to their inquiries, and manage their expectations. You plan, moderate and document client meetings, report project status, handle change requests and get approvals, and maintain product and project backlogs in collaboration with client’s product owners.
  • Grow Business: You help grow our business by fostering a good relationship with our clients. You identify opportunities for extending running projects or for creating follow-up projects based on product backlogs, potential improvement ideas, and the need for product support and maintenance.

Your Skills

  • Agile Product Development: You have at least 2 years of professional experience in managing and leading projects where digital products have been built, according to agile methodologies such as Scrum or Kanban. Ideally, you have worked in a similar role in a professional environment like a design agency or a software engineering studio.
  • Excellent Communication: You communicate fluently in English and German in a clear, honest and confident manner. You are client focused and eager to work within a team with people from different fields and are able to align opinions into a unified vision with empathy and sensibility.
  • Organizational Talent: Your work results are well-organized and documented with great attention to detail. You enjoy working with established processes, but you’re not afraid to refine practices and guidelines as shortcomings or better solutions become evident.
  • Analytical Thinking: Working with numbers, spreadsheets, and schedules comes second nature to you. You take decisions and base arguments on facts rather than assumptions. You are used to analyze and interpret data and you have a basic understanding of statistics.
  • Proactive Nature: With your proactive and attentive nature, you identify opportunities for improvement even outside your area of responsibility. In hectic situations, you stay flexible to identify and tackle the most important task first and plan the next steps accordingly.
  • Bonus – Knowledge of Web Technology: You have a base knowledge of web technologies, how web apps are being built and how data is stored.

What we offer

  • Varied, exciting and challenging projects for interesting customers, from start-ups to corporations
  • An instructive work environment with exciting projects
  • Flexible working time models for individual leisure time and five weeks of vacation
  • Overtime compensation with time-off
  • Workplaces in Thun, Bern, Zurich and Remote work (hybrid)
  • Calm work environment with a regular workweek of 40h on a 100% working schedule, flexible home office options
  • In our offices you will find coffee, drinks and snacks at your discretion

How to apply

Does this job sounds like it was made for you, but you don’t meet every requirement? Contact us anyway and tell us why you are the right person for it. Studies have shown that some people only apply if they meet every single requirement. We would like to counteract this. For us, your talent and personality are crucial. We do our best to create an inclusive, diverse work environment and want to offer equal opportunities for all.

Send us your complete application (motivation letter, CV, links to reference projects) to jobs@werbungonline.ch. We look forward to meeting you soon in our «Speed Dating» via Google Meet.

If you need further information or have any questions, please do not hesitate to contact us.

werbungonline.ch will only consider direct applications. Thank you for your understanding.

Any questions?

I will be happy to assist you with any further questions you might have.

Renato Sutter
Managing Partner
renato.sutter@werbungonline.ch