As an international, family owned company, Vorwerk offers some 20,000  employees and 600,000 sales advisers in more than 60 countries a host of opportunities for personal development. Our successful direct sales concept, the fascination of our well-known brands and the long-term prospects we offer represent ideal conditions for anyone eager to make the most of every chance to actively help shape their own future.

The Corporate IT Department at Vorwerk & Co. KG in Düsseldorf is searching for a
Senior Project Office Manager (m/f)
We are an international and dynamic group that operates successfully in many markets. We offer a pleasant working environment within a motivated team, coupled with both professional and personal development. Moreover, we advocate occupational health management and the reconciliation of work and family life. We give our employees the freedom they need to creatively shape the future of the Vorwerk Group together with us.

Job Responsibility:



  • Setup of organizational and content structures for a corporate IT project management office
  • Establish governance structures for collaboration with the business partners (IT PMO aaS) especially with the corporate PMO
  • Ensure that all activities along and within the project management processes are fully in line with the general VORWERK PRINCE2 as well as with the specific STARguide guideline
  • Define and implement KPIs together with the IT Performance Management team to measure project management quality in the IT
  • Conduct audits for projects about the adherence of the project management processes as well as for improvements of the methodology itself
  • Define, implement and maintain criteria as well as processes for setup demand and project portfolios on global, divisional and local level and their consolidation of the respective superior level
  • Define, implement and maintain a process to supervise the completeness and consistency of IT infrastructure service and IT application service portfolios
  • Get approval for project portfolio from relevant decision boards and communicate decision to business partner and other stakeholders
  • Some years of experience in working in matrix organizations with large geographically dispersed teams
  • Higher level certificate in a project management methodology (e.g. PMI), PRINCE2 preferred
  • Several years of experience of hands-on IT project management experience
  • Excellent analytical and technical skills
  • Experience in auditing of projects
  • Expertise in actively managing schedules for multiple concurrent activities and deliveries across geographically separated locations
  • Strong interpersonal and intercultural skills.
  • Business fluent English and German skills, any additional language is a plus



Vorwerk & Co. KG
Eleonora Palazzesi,
+49 202 564 1256