Sports Ticketing Senior IT Project Manager

SECUTIX is a Swiss company delivering a portfolio of SaaS solutions for the event industry. We are on a mission to help cultural, entertainment and sports organizations engage with their fans through our ticketing sales tools and mobile ticketing solution.

SECUTIX is the ticketing provider for several of the world’s largest sports tournaments and our ticketing platform is also used by leading museums, sport clubs, live entertainment customers, festivals, and cities all over Europe. Among our flagship projects are UEFA, the Opéra National de Paris, the Centre Pompidou, the Stade de France, Paléo Festival, and more. SECUTIX operates two main platforms: S-360, a world-leading ticketing sales platform, and TIXNGO, a secure mobile ticketing platform.

We provide a collaborative and stimulating company culture, fast career path, autonomy and responsibilities, learning on the job with excellent peer support, friendly international working environment with frequent interactions with colleagues in Switzerland, Vietnam, France, England, Spain, and with significant travel opportunities.

We are serving more than 200 customer sites with a spot-on customer attitude and startup mindset. SECUTIX is a company of the ELCA Group, based in Lausanne, Switzerland.

The position is based in Lausanne, Switzerland.

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In this role

We are looking for an experienced Senior IT Project Manager to implement ticketing solutions for sports tournaments involving the sale of several million tickets. The majority of these tickets will be delivered to customers on mobile phones. You will work with very high-brand customers in sports and events, and experience the ultimate thrill of seeing millions of spectators experience the results of your work. You will join a dynamic and fast-paced environment and work with cross-divisional internal teams (up to 20 colleagues to coordinate across 3 geographies). You will report to the head of the SECUTIX “Major Projects” division. 

Missions and responsibilities

As a Senior IT Project Manager, you will:

  • Drive large ticketing projects to success. Such projects are likely to involve international customers, multiple stakeholders, complex environments, with a strong focus on Mobile Ticketing and many different interfaces to define and establish (CRM, Accounting, Access control, Payments, etc…)
  • Manage the relationship with the client, through regular onsite visits.
  • Organize and lead the steering committees with customers in coordination with the defined strategy.
  • Develop comprehensive project plans to be shared with clients as well as internal staff members.
  • Get involved in the functional scope expected by the customer, understand the current system, and manage the specific project improvements and integrations to be delivered.
  • Track project performance, specifically to analyze the successful completion of short and long-term goals.
  • Manage changes to the project scope, project schedule and project costs using appropriate verification techniques.
  • Budget management - Ensure that projects are delivered on-time, within scope and within budget.
  • Coordinate internal resources and customers for the flawless execution of projects. Ensure resource availability and allocation.
  • Lead internal coordination sessions to ensure that all project commitments are met.
  • Perform risk management to minimize project risks and escalate to management as needed.
  • Participate in the collection and sharing of know-how created within projects.
  • Assist in some pre-sales activities, through the definition of project scope, objectives, planning, and financial elements.

What we offer

  • A stimulating and professional working environment in a dynamic team with extensive expertise of world-class ticketing
  • Exciting projects using the latest technologies
  • Flat organisational hierarchies and cross-functional teamwork
  • Close contact with customers in a creative industry
  • A supportive culture with excellent opportunities for professional and personal training and development
  • Good work-life balance (2 days per week working from home)

About your profile

  • Masters’ degree in computer science or a related field
  • 10+ years of experience in project management in the IT industry, preferably in an e-commerce or Mobile App development context
  • Sound technical background in software engineering (Mobile apps, Cloud-based SaaS solutions, Agile methodology, software lifecycles, product lifecycles, and/or platform interfaces)
  • Some experience in ticketing, preferably in a sports context
  • Action-oriented with the ability to balance urgency with sound judgement.
  • Comfortable with high-pressure situations
  • Strong analytical skills
  • Fluency in English is mandatory (spoken and written). Good French and other languages are a plus.
  • Project management certifications are appreciated.
  • A willingness to relocate to Switzerland if you are not already living here.
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