IFCO Germany / IT

Salesforce Programme Manager (m/f/d)

for our head office in 82049 Pullach near Munich (Germany)

to manage the successful implementation of the Salesforce platform in all identified IFCO regions, as defined by the Blueprinting phase which has recently been completed.

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About us:

Acquired from Brambles in 2019 by a partnership of Triton and Abu Dhabi Investment Authority (ADIA), IFCO is the world’s leading supplier of Reusable Plastic Containers (RPCs). Sustainability and the concept of the circular economy is at the core of our business model. Our Reusable Plastic Containers (RPCs) are meant to be shared and reused for a more sustainable supply chain. We have been doing this since 1992.

In 2020 IFCO developed a multi-year IT transformation programme involving several IT related initiatives. To support this portfolio of change we are strengthening our PMO capability and looking to appoint a Salesforce Programme Manager (m/f/d).

Key responsibilities:

  • You are reporting to the Corporate Systems Director, who has overall responsibility for managing the portfolio of corporate systems IT projects
  • You are responsible for the day-to-day mechanics of the implementation across the IFCO organisation (HQ and regional business units)
  • You own and manage several activities through the integrated project plan, including the global rollout schedule, release management, change management (incl. training and communications), business readiness, and PMO activities
  • You drive the relationship with the key governance forums, Project Genesis Steering (Salesforce Programme) Group, Business Design Authority and Business / IT Representatives to ensure IFCO’s requirements are met and that there is global alignment on the Salesforce solution
  • You own project reporting, ensuring the necessary level of stakeholder awareness, through the key governance forums and through formal reporting
  • You work hand in hand with the IFCO IT organisation, most closely with the Salesforce Application Owner, to ensure that all necessary application, infrastructure and third-party IT dependencies throughout the lifecycle of the project are considered, which will specifically include managing data and interfacing solutions within the IFCO estate
  • You are responsible for managing our partner and key team members within our Salesforce turnaround programme
  • You collaborate closely with IFCO’s global Salesforce Implementation Partner and manage the contractual and commercial relationship with the implementation partner, working with internal IFCO teams such as Legal and Commercial, as required

We expect:

  • You hold a university degree in business informatics, business administration with focus on IT or comparable
  • You have at least 5 years of Salesforce implementation experience, ideally in lead roles
  • You are experienced in delivering large projects, including management of dependencies and integration points
  • You have experience in managing 3rd parties, both in terms of setting them up and overseeing their delivery
  • You gained a good understanding of sales and marketing processes
  • You can liaise with the business, and work within a wider portfolio of change
  • You prove sound experience in agile frameworks (SCRUM), as well as PMP methods
  • You have a strong knowledge of MS Office (Word, PowerPoint, Excel), Jira and ITIL knowledge is a plus but not a required
  • You are fluent in English and German additional European languages are desirable

We offer:

  • A workplace in a sustainable and very crisis-proof industry
  • Bright and modern offices
  • Appreciation and respectful interaction in an international team
  • Flat hierarchies and short decision-making paths
  • Further training opportunities
  • Flexible working hours and the possibility to work mobile
  • Free beverages
  • Company gym
  • Available parking space nearby
  • Easy accessibility by public transport


Please send your application, including your CV in English (mandatory) as well as your desired salary and your earliest possible date of joining to recruiting@ifco.com. We are looking forward to receiving your application.

IFCO MANAGEMENT GmbH |Zugspitzstr. 7 | D-82049 Pullach | Germany www.ifco.com

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Salesforce Programme Manager (m/f/d)

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