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Job vacancy: Project Management Office and IT Management Assistance

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The European Handball Federation (EHF) is the organisation that oversees 50 national and two associated federations across Europe and is recognised by the International Handball Federation (IHF). The EHF is dedicated to the organisation and management of prominent handball competitions that today are crowned by the EHF EURO events for national teams and the EHF Champions League for club teams. The scope of duties exceeds the arrangement of events, the EHF is dedicated to the development of the game from grassroots and education to top-level events.

The recruitment process to expand the team has begun as the EHF is looking to expand and restructure its IT department by appointing a Project Management Office and IT Management Assistant.

Project Management Office and IT Management Assistance

In order to meet the new challenges, the full-time position Project Management Office and IT Management Assistance in Vienna is open for applications with immediate effect. The new position will report directly to the Head of IT.

Core tasks will be project portfolio management, project management, implementation, quality assurance and documentation of IT processes, as well as direct support of the department management in the areas of resource planning and controlling.

We are looking for applicants with knowledge and affinity for both the "academic, theoretical" PPM and PM processes as well as a love for hands on project management for larger, more complex projects.

Passion for PM support, both theoretical and hands on, coaching and training are of importance.

Core Responsibilities:

Project Management Office:

  • Implement and execute Project Portfolio Management processes
  • Hands on Project Management for large and complex projects
  • Point of contact for business departments regarding requirements engineering and project management
  • Project Management coaching, training and ongoing support (methodologies and hands on, for IT and business departments)
  • Documentation of process and application landscape
  • Preparation of management reports
  • Support resource planning
  • Support in Controlling

IT Management Assistance:

  • Assistance with budget planning and control
  • Development and preparation of company policies
  • Creation of standardised forms for process management
  • Assistance in the planning of departmental resources
  • Meeting coordination, preparation, documentation and follow-up
  • License management


  • Project management experience (classic and agile, ideally PMI or IPMA certified)
  • Higher technical education and experience in IT
  • MS Office - Power User
  • User experience with Jira and Confluence
  • German and English (business level both written and spoken)

Additional Skills:

  • High level of self-motivation and independence
  • Team player
  • Excellent personal time management
  • Excellent handling of changing priorities
  • Ability to prioritise, plan and execute a multitude of different tasks and to coordinate with multiple clients and departments
  • Excellent interconnected and overarching thought process; can you see the bigger picture?
  • Detailed, structured and reliable
  • Confident and efficient
  • Resilient
  • Communicative
  • High willingness to learn
  • Experience in communication and management of different stakeholders (employees, partners)
  • Sports enthusiast, especially team sports


Please send a current Curriculum Vitae as well as a letter of application in which you describe your motivation and present your qualifications via email to:

  • Start Date: Immediately
  • Location: EHF Office, 1120 Vienna
  • Position Type: 40 Hours per Week (Full Time)
  • Salary: EUR 3000 Gross Monthly (14x)
    • Overpayment dependant on experience and qualifications is possible

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