DesignOps/Design Operation Manager - Onsite + Remote

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Job Description

We have an interesting requirement from one of our clients based in Switzerland- Onsite + Remote. Please find the job details below and it would be great if you are interested to proceed.
NextLink Solutions is currently looking for a Project Manager - Design Operation. You will integrate a multicultural team of passionate experts that will support and integrate you fully as a member of the department.
Your development knowledge will be valued and challenged in various projects, and your knowledge and strategic thinking will be key to the success of the team

Background:
The DesignOps Manager has the remit to increase speed and quality as the team delivers and scales. Responsible for cross-team operational practice development and management. The DesignOps Manager will lead prioritization of project requests, project intake, oversees overall project delivery,tool/vendor management, team rituals, and the balance of time spent on chargeable work and shared knowledge development. The Design Ops Lead will manage project staffing, coordination of learning, team building, and similar needs.

General Information:
Start Date: 15.11.2021
End Date: 1 year
Work location: Rotkreuz
Workload: 80 - 100% (please mention the workload in the Cover letter)
Home Office: Yes/load will be discussed in the 2nd interview - no full remote
Travel: No
Seniority: Professional/Senior
Team: ca. 80 Designers

Notes: EU national who are willing to work Onsite Or Swiss Locals are eligible to apply

Tasks and Responsibilities:
Develop and grow the DesignOps capabilities within the chapter
Plan, define, and manage our operational Design Ops strategy, establishing workflow and process standards and best practices
Accountable to create with Design Leads the project management methodology that supports the design and collaborate with peers to ensure standards are shared and implemented and ensure the balance between capabilities building and project work to be delivered within the different projects

Must Haves:
Min. Master degree Design Management/Business Administration/IT(*)
Experience in Design Operations
Project Delivery, Tools Implementation, Processes, and Vendor Management (*)
Min. 5 years experience in Project Management and/or Change Management (eg in implementation) and communication (*)
Experience in an AGILE environment (*)
Affinity with project delivery tools such as figma, Monday.com or gSuite, miro, slack or similar as a tool owner/Poweruser (*)
Leadership experience in a Matrix organization is a must (*)
Endurance to work in a complex landscape and relationships (business, systems, policies, etc.)
English fluent is a must

Nice to Haves:
SCRUM Master - PMP - ITIL Certification is a plus
An open mindset, willing to improve and explore new ways of working
Winning personality in a team that can communicate directly
Willing to support other people in the daily business