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Work Package Manager CMS Software

As a Work Package Manager, you will manage work packages for several scrum teams. You are responsible for the definition of the Work Package (scope, budget, dependencies, risk, …) and the execution of it in the scrum teams. You have your project planning and administration in place and will report the progress of the Work Package to the Engineering Delivery Manger.

The Work Package Manager is a part of the Product Team that consist of a Lead Architect, Chief Product Owner, Quality Manager, Test Manager and the Engineering Delivery Manager

The main tasks are:

  • Define and hand over the Work Package to the Scrum Team and ensure that you have a realistic planned project (Scope, Budget, Time);
  • Controlling the execution of your project;
  • Planning the upcoming work, having a global long-time capacity planning in place;
  • Reporting the progress of your work packages, escalating when needed;
  • Supporting teams in becoming well-performing agile software development teams working as part of a large-scale agile development project;
  • Managing the workload of the teams to ensure schedules are being adhered to;
  • Defining, monitoring, consolidating, and reporting on progress.

Our client is a leading international company specializing in aerospace, defense, transportation and digital security. They provide advanced technologies and solutions that play a crucial role in ensuring security and efficiency in various sectors. The organization is known for its innovations in radar systems, communications networks, cybersecurity, and integrated defense systems. 

  • A challenging job in a great team within our high-tech, innovative work environment. Includes the freedom for initiative and good ideas;
  • Room for personal and professional growth within our organization, for example in regards to technical, commercial or international skills;
  • Valuable international collaboration with coworkers from 68 different countries around the globe;
  • A comfortable work space in a modern environment, with a focus on flexibility and the right work life balance;
  • You can usually work where and when you want to be able to do your work as well and efficiently as possible. Within Thales we implement hybrid working, where you can, for example, work from home two days a week if your role allows it;
  • A good salary, fitting travel allowance, and the ability to personalize your employment conditions: for instance, you can trade days off for internet costs, our bicycle plan, company fitness and relocation costs;
  • 40 days off per year (PTO). Yes, really.

  • Master’s degree or Bachelor degree, preferably Computer Science or Information Technology;
  • Proven project management skills (IPMA, PMI degree is a plus);
  • You have a proven experience in an agile Software Engineering environment;
  • Experienced in leading teams and acting as a mentor to assigned staff; willing to engage and develop your team using collaborative work and challenging approaches;
  • You are result-oriented, with a strong focus on delivery on time and within budget;
  • You take initiative and are pragmatic;
  • You have good interpersonal skills with the ability to manage expectations and explain technical issues at a high level;
  • You are a good planner and organizer;
  • Ideally, you are fluent in English or Dutch.

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Initial interview

If the fit is right on both sides, there will be a first-round interview with your potential new employer in the next two weeks.

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Depending on the process, the consultant will invite you to the next round(s) of interviews and possibly an assessment center.

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If you are selected for the position, you will receive an attractive job offer. We will be happy to advise you on realistic terms of employment.

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