IT Project Manager Retail (m/f/d)

Date: May 19, 2024

Location: Berlin, DE, 10117 Sankt Ingbert, DE, 66386 CZ ZA FR FR Schöneck, DE, 08261 DE Jena, DE, 07743 Köln/Cologne, DE, 50968 Hamburg, DE, 20354

Company: gksoftware

GK is a leading global software developer and provider of standard and cloud-based solutions for the retail industry, with over 500,000 retail and payment installations in more than 60 countries. At GK, more than 1.100 employees worldwide work on solutions for an all-encompassing shopping experience, improving the relationship between customers and retailers every day. GK is a hidden champion headquartered in Schöneck in the Vogtland region of Germany, but has locations in Berlin, Paris and Johannesburg while maintaining a presence in 13 further international locations. Together, GK develops groundbreaking technologies for the retail industry of today and tomorrow. 


Locations: Berlin, Hamburg, Remote (Germany, South Africa, France), Jena, Johannesburg (South Africa), Cologne, Pilsen (CZ), Schoeneck (Vogtland), St. Ingbert, Paris

Your responsibilities
  • Successfully completing national and international IT projects to implement our standard solution for retailers
  • Project planning, management, optimization and results monitoring
  • Responsible for managing deadlines, budgets, quality and scope
  • Supporting and advising customers on site
  • Technical leadership of interdisciplinary project teams
  • Providing status reports to our customers and the management team
Your profile
  • Degree in economic sciences/information technology or several years of comparable professional experience
  • Relevant know-how related to leading software projects
  • Retail industry knowledge, experience in delivering POS projects is a plus
  • Willing to travel, both nationally and internationally
  • Good knowledge of German and English, both written and spoken
  • French written and spoken is an advantage for our French customers
  • Very good presentation and expression skills
  • Proactive and independent way of working
We offer
  • GK enables mobile working at all times
  • We put emphasis on a long-term and trustful cooperation by offering permanent employment relationships with flexible working hours
  • Performance-related and individual bonus payments depending on the area of activity
  • Company car policy and free parking at our locations with good public transport connections
  • Lease a maximum of 3 bikes up to a total value of €9,000
  • An international working environment as well as a cooperative working climate with space for own ideas, creativity and concepts
  • Turn your friends into colleagues: recommend a new employee and receive a referral bonus of €3,000 net
  • Develop yourself professionally and personally through our own GK Academy and e-learning offerings
  • Leasing of the latest Hardware for the private usage as part of our employee PC program. We make sure that your job-related equipment is ready for you for a smooth start from the first day of work
  • Discounts offered through our corporate benefits program
  • Location-related preventive measures (running groups, online sports courses, massage, blood donation appointments, health day
  • Advantageous everyday life facilitations while you are in the office, such as parcel and bread roll service, pharmacy delivery service and much more
  • Internal restaurant, bouldering and climbing wall, in-house kindergarden “Pixel” on the campus site at our headquarter in Schoeneck (Saxony) as well as a wide range of culinary offerings at the other locations
  • Spend time with your colleagues outside the office at our many company events
  • Read more about our Active Balance Program