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Zurich, CH

Group Leader Corporate Products

On the ball?

 

To support our People, Technology & Operations Division, FIFA is looking to recruit a team-oriented and encouraging person as a Group Leader Corporate Products

 

Your duties

 

  • Establish and maintain a trust relationship with the Business Stakeholders
  • Creating and agreeing together with the Business Stakeholders on a Product long-term vision and strategy
  • Maintaining the Product Roadmap and coordinating its execution, by following a clear governance alongside the Business stakeholders
  • Facilitating and driving alignment among key stakeholders to converge on a set of requirements that bring business value
  • Managing the team and ensuring the cohesive and proper implementation of the Product Portfolio strategy and vision
  • Creating and maintaining the Product backlog according to the priorities given by the Business
  • Leading the Product Backlog delivery as agile as required by the Product, ensuring continuous engagement from the business throughout the delivery
  • Building and maintaining Product awareness at all levels among product teams and Business stakeholders
  • Facilitating the engagement and coordination of all IT capabilities, as well as the non-IT areas involved, during the Product Lifecycle, such as IT Architecture, IT Security, Legal, Procurement, Branding, among others
  • Managing the actions that lead to the definition of the Product budget, as well as ensuring its efficient management and utilization throughout the Product Lifecycle

 

 

Our requirements

 

  • University degree or similar higher education, in Information Technology, Computer Science or related field
  • Proven experience in business relationship management in the context of technology
  • Proven record of successful deliveries of various complexities within Global and Multi-cultural organization
  • Solid technical background with understanding or hands-on experience in software development/implementation and operations
  • In-depth knowledge of various delivery methodologies: such as Agile, in particular Scrum, and waterfall
  • Certification in one or more of different delivery methodologies; e.g. PSPO, PMI-PMP, PMI-ACP
  • Strong experience in Service Management and ITIL Framework
  • At least 5 years of experience in leading functional teams
  • Fluent in English, any other language (French, German, Spanish, Arabic, Chinese) is an advantage
  • Strong leadership and management skills
  • Ability to use indirect or strong influential strategies

 

 

FIFA is an equal opportunity employer. Qualified applicants will be considered for employment without regard to gender, race, age, skin color, nationality, religion, sexual orientation, background, physical or mental disability, or on any other grounds.

 

You can expect a highly motivated and helpful team working in a dynamic multicultural environment. If you have the necessary qualifications and are keen to work for an international organisation, please click “apply” and submit your application in English (motivation letter, CV, diplomas and reference letters).
 

Fédération Internationale de Football Association, FIFA-Strasse 20, 8044 Zurich

 

Only direct applications via our applicant tracking system will be considered (no agencies or applications via email/post please).