Project Management Officer (PMO)


Company Description

We Dream. We Do. We Deliver.

Merkle are a leading data-driven, technology-enabled, global performance marketing agency that specializes in the delivery of unique, personalized customer experiences across platforms and devices. As a full-service, data-driven customer experience transformation, we partner with Top 500 companies in the DACH region and in Eastern Europe. Originally from Switzerland, Merkle DACH was created out of a merger between Namics and Isobar - two leading full-service digital agencies.

Our 1200+ digital enthusiasts are innovating the way brands are built, through providing expertise in Digital Transformation strategy, MarTech platforms, Creativity, UX, CRM, Data, Commerce, Mobile, Social Media, Intranet and CMS. We are part of the global Merkle brand, the largest brand within the dentsu group, who shares with us a network of over 66,000+ passionate individuals in 146 countries.

Currently sourcing an experienced Project Management Officer (PMO) who will participate in the development, enhancement and establishment of new project management standards and processes to expand the PMO service offering. 

Job Description

The Project Management Officer (PMO) will perform project services for the project lead for tasks such as project setup in the systems, project controlling and reporting, invoicing, and customer-specific evaluations. He / She uses existing standards in a safe manner to ensure efficient execution of administrative project management tasks.


  • Provide, in alignment with the project manager, all tools and reports required by the standard to monitor the¬†project¬†¬†
  • Responsible for recurring execution of defined administrative tasks for the duration of the project lifecycle¬†
  • Ensure compliance with the rules during all the project life¬†cycle¬†
  • Provide training materials and sessions about our PM standards and¬†processes¬†
  • Comfortable crunching numbers with an analytical/financial mindset

Monitoring & Controlling:

  • Monitor defined KPIs of the project and perform project review if¬†needed¬†¬†
  • Provide verbal and written communication to the project manager in case of¬†deviations.


  • Basic¬†knowledge¬†of¬†project management, controlling, and¬†reporting ideal!¬†
  • Basic knowledge of business KPI¬†¬†
  • Any BI related experience
  • Experience in the definition and elaboration of processes and standards¬†
  • Very good MS Office skills, especially¬†Excel¬†
  • Good communication skills, ability to interpret data and describe¬†process¬†flows¬†
  • Very good¬†English, written and¬†spoken
  • Ability to structure oneself and one's tasks¬†well¬†¬†
  • Ability to maintain an overview of¬†a large number of¬†small-scale¬†tasks¬†¬†
  • Previous experience in project assistant or as a PMO is an¬†advantage¬†
  • Bachelor's degree or completed apprenticeship useful

Additional Information

  • Fluency in¬†English¬†is a must! Individually able to build a sense of trust and rapport that creates a comfortable & effective workplace.
  • Proficient communication skills to teach the team various concepts around scalability, automation, and security.

Mindset & behavior

  • Excellent troubleshooting and problem-solving experience
  • Passion for innovation and ‚Äúcan do‚ÄĚ attitude
  • Brings a high-energy and passionate outlook to the job and can influence those around them
  • Passionate about technology and excited about the impact of emerging / disruptive technologies

Why you should work with us?

  • We are cooperating with an all types and sizes of clients from all around the world which allow¬†us to provide a very diverse portfolio of projects and technologies to choose from to our people.
  • You will be part of a startup-minded branch of a company with a very strong and stable background.
  • Your contributions will have a distinct impact on our clients.

With us, you will become part of: 

  • An international team, where you can gain new/relevant experience.
  • A dynamic environment where you will never happen to fall into a routine work.
  • Career path growth astounding ‚Äď client grows, our team grow, you grow!
  • Start-up agile atmosphere.
  • Friendly international team of creative minds

 And we offer even more!

  • All hardware you¬†require -personal¬†use as well.
  • Cafeteria and additional benefits to choose from ‚Äď life insurance, pension insurance via our Edenred system
  • Meal vouchers.
  • 5 weeks of¬†vacation (25 days)
  • Wellness Days
  • Medical advisory system -¬†
  • Well-being benefit.-¬†Soulmio
  • We value self-education and learning new technologies, so we support all our team members in obtaining new certifications, attending learning tutorials and conferences etc which are rewarded
  • Flexible working hours¬†and¬†home-office - Hybrid models available to suit all!
  • Opportunity to travel. (At last!)
  • We have an employee breakfasts regularly. We also enjoy a few social evenings together and we create a lot of opportunities to get together for those who enjoy life outside of work as well.
  • + a lot more!

You have questions about the job? Then write us an e-mail.

Merkle Recruiting-Team Deutschland
Our recruiting team is looking forward to hearing from you.