Program Manager for Structural Engineering Software

Liechtenstein, Schaan
Reference No: 16151

What's the role?

The SW Program Manager works in the core of the company, coordinates and facilitates global customer application software projects from ideation to launching in markets and as such is part of the team establishing SW as a new pillar of Hilti innovation and of strategic importance to the long-term company success.
This role interacts closely with business units, markets, software development partners, support functions, all across the globe to provide value creating software solutions on a global scale, always in the context of hardware, software and services coming together in creating a leading solution offering for Hilti customers.

Who is Hilti?

If you’re new to the industry, you might not have heard of us. We provide leading-edge tools, technologies, software and services for the global construction sector. We have a proud heritage, built over 75 years, and a worldwide reputation for pioneering products and exceptional service.

With 30,000 people in more than 120 countries, which we’re looking to expand, we’re a great place for you to show us your worth, step up to new challenges and grow your career.

What does the role involve?

Manage and run definition, development and market rollout projects for Hilti customer software. Create the overall project plan, document project deliverables, plan and align resource line-up across the relevant teams, mitigate risks, and as such enable delivery of project results within time, quality and budget constraints. Be the key point of contact to all cross-functional teams for software deliverables, driving consensus and accountability across all functions to meet committed program and project plans following agile principles. Monitor, track, and report progress towards program, project and product deliverables across all involved teams, working with other cross-functional groups within Hilti to manage dependencies and deliverables. Advocate Hilti SW solutions and manage stakeholders throughout the global matrix organization, interacting with all SW functions, internal and external business partners on a global scale.

More than 160’000 engineers around the world rely on our SW offering when designing structural fastening and fire protection solutions.

What do we offer?

Show us what you’re made of and we’ll offer you opportunities to move around the business – to work abroad, experience different job functions and tackle different markets. It’s a great way to find the right match for your ambitions and achieve the exciting career you’re after.

We have a very thorough people review process, unlike any we know of in any other business. We screen everyone in the company in a yearly career performance matching process. It means we can pair talent with opportunities - developing our people in their current roles or challenging them to work in new ways or in new places. It’s how we find the right fit and further our teams personally and professionally.

Additionally, we offer you a competitive salary and a wide range of benefits, these may include day care for your kids or a free in-house gym.

Why should you apply?

Are you thrilled by the endless possibilities of digitalization and technology in the construction business? Do you take pride in customer delight? Are you a team player, well organized, communicative, persevering, entrepreneurial and result oriented towards understanding and addressing a customer problem? At the same time, can you think strategically, anticipate and overcome obstacles towards achieving great results? Then you may be the person we are looking for!

What you need is:

  • Solid educational background in the area of SW or related subject, master degree preferred.
  • Minimum 5 years working experience in program management or project management for commercial software in an international environment
  • Excellent communication ability to summarize and present complex topics in simple and powerful terms to cross functional teams, stakeholders and top management
  • Proven experience and strong ability in challenging, influencing, convincing & driving decisions
  • Result orientation and demonstrated persistence towards achieving progress despite obstacles and short-term setbacks
  • Global citizen with open mindset, used to working in an international environment with a multi-cultural team across multiple locations

Hilti is an equal opportunity employer.

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