Senior Project Manager E-discovery


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Senior Project Manager E-discovery

Are you eager to work in a dynamic IT environment? Are you a multitasker and experienced to deal with different stakeholders and their needs? We are looking for someone like this to drive through IT projects from the start to successful implementation in the Legal, CORC & AuditIT organization in Zurich. You would be contributing to the area of eDiscovery technologies.
Primary Responsibilities:
o Managing all aspects of a project, which includes project planning, execution, timing, quality, cost and early identification of potential issues
o Ensuring delivery of project on time, within budget
o Providing the stakeholders with transparent, accurate and regular information regarding the status of project deliveries
o Managing the staff of a project team directly, or a team as part of a matrix organization, ensuring efficient use of resources
o Ensuring that the project follows SDLC principles/ standards
o Identifying stakeholders and clients, evaluate their interests and establish effective communication channels with them
o Embed Risk Awareness by designing and operating an effective control environment, proactively identifying and raising control deficiencies and driving diligent and sustainable risk remediation

o Work experience in similar position, minimum 10 years' experience applying project management techniques using agile project methodologies for larger projects (> 2 mCHF)
o Degree in Computer Science, Management or related field or equivalent experience
o Solid technical background with understanding and/or hands-on experience in software development, integration and 3rd party software customizing
o Proven track record of project delivery in a highly regulated global environment
o Expert in agile development methodology especially in terms of artefacts to be delivered
o Experienced in large organizations working with globally spread teams
o Outstanding interpersonal, communication and coordination skills
o Experience in dealing with external suppliers
o Experience in ensuring consistency of all project artifacts and project communications in a similar complex setup (i.e. within the firm and with 3rd parties)
o Project experience in the Legal or Compliance area, eDiscovery experience would be a major plus
o Industry best practice qualifications (PMI, IPM, Prince or equivalent)
o Experience in working within a Legal corporate department or Legal firm would be a plus

About Cognizant:
Cognizant (NASDAQ: CTSH) is a leading provider of information technology, consulting, and business process services, dedicated to helping the world's leading companies build stronger businesses. Headquartered in Teaneck, New Jersey (U.S.), Cognizant combines a passion for client satisfaction, technology innovation, deep industry and business process expertise, and a global, collaborative workforce that embodies the future of work. With over 100 development and delivery centers worldwide and approximately 233,000 employees as of March 31, 2016, Cognizant is a member of the NASDAQ-100, the S&P 500, the Forbes Global 2000, and the Fortune 500 and is ranked among the top performing and fastest growing companies in the world. Visit us online at or follow us on Twitter: Cognizant.