Work Student: Assistant Project Manager (m/f/d) 40%

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To strengthen our IT Project Management team in the headquarters of our international, thriving company we are looking for the position of Work Student: Assistant Project Manager (m/f/d) 40%. This permanent position is based in our city center office in Basel. Get first knowledge in IT Project Management to later possibly pursue a career in this domain.

As Work Student in Project Management you will:

  • support preparing regular reporting activities of the projects (e.g., weekly report, data analysis)
  • statistical analysis to monitor the progress of projects
  • translating defined technical specifications into tickets in the backlog for software development
  • support with the maintenance of the project documentation
  • participate on projects with the Manager according to the needs


  • you have preferably a Bachelor's Degree and are in the midst of your Master's Degree in Business or Computer Science
  • fluent English skills both written and spoken
  • strong personal interest in topics related to digitalization, digital economy or innovation
  • basic IT skills (MS applications, internet research etc.)
  • detail-oriented with the capacity to see the big picture
  • any other IT skills or knowledge are an advantage

If you are interested in this position we are looking forward to receiving your complete application (Cover letter, CV). We are looking forward to welcoming you to our Basel office.


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