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PMO experts - project planning and risk management (all genders)

GSI Helmholtzzentrum für Schwerionenforschung in Darmstadt operates one of the leading particle accelerators for science. In the next few years, the new FAIR (Facility for Antiproton and Ion Research) one of the world’s largest research projects, will be built in international cooperation. GSI and FAIR offer the opportunity to work together in this international environment with a team of employees committed to ensure each day to conduct world-class science.


The department of "Project Management Office (PMO)" is looking for two


PMO experts - project planning and risk management (all genders)


Posting-ID: 22.101-6130



Your Tasks:

  • Supervision and updating of risk management and the project plans (deadlines, resources and finances) of the FAIR project
  • Supervision of the development and configuration of tools required for reporting and independent use of these tools for monitoring and controlling the project
  • Taking the responsibility for a planning-specific task area
  • Organization of project workshops, trainings and meetings related to project planning and   risk management
  • Help to solve planning problems with the work-package leaders and sub-project leaders
  • Participation in preparing reports on project structure, risk management, project planning, project status, and project steering
  • Support for project planning quality management for the continuous optimization of the project
  • Creation of statistics, reports and error analysis
  • Creation and maintenance of documentation e.g., for work processes.
  • Various project supporting tasks in the project planning and risk management group


Your Profile:

  • University degree (MSc. or diploma) in scientific or technical studies, maybe also in the fields of Industrial Engineering, or a comparable qualification
  • Affinity for complex projects and technical issues
  • Rapid understanding and commitment to a scientific environment
  • Knowledge of standard methods and tools in project management; PM certificate will be a plus
  • Ideally, knowledge of Planisware, MS Project and MS Excel
  • Knowledge of German and English, both written and spoken
  • Readiness to learn, teamwork and intercultural competence
  • Endurance and passion with complex and dynamic tasks in the team


You also work with an eye for detail and have strong communication skills, a confident manner and interpersonal skills.



We offer at our internationally renowned research institute once fully familiarized with the job, a varied and challenging job with a high degree of responsibility within an experienced project team. The position is limited to a term of 5 years.


Salary is equivalent to that for public employees as specified in the collective agreement for public employees (TVöD Bund). Working from home is possible by agreement.


GSI supports the vocational development of women. Therefore, women are especially encouraged to apply for the position.


Handicapped persons will be preferentially considered when equally qualified.


More information about GSI and FAIR is available at and


Please send your complete application documents, including your salary expectations, while mentioning the Posting-ID: 22.101-6130, at the latest until 04.12.2022.


via e-mail to: bewerbung(at) 


GSI Helmholtzzentrum für Schwerionenforschung GmbH








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