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Project Operations Manager

You have loads of experience in projects of any size, products of any technology, and know the agile process by heart? If you enjoy working with diverse clients and teams, join us in our Munich office as Project Operations Manager!

What you'll do

  • Manage projects of any size independently
  • Be part of several project teams, managing 2-3 projects simultaneously while keeping the big picture in mind
  • Lead internal meetings and client appointments confidently and present regularly
  • Be responsible for setting up your project reporting and maintaining control over project budgets, ensuring profitability
  • In general, you'll be the main contact person for all internal and external stakeholders regarding budgets, resources, teams, and negotiations
  • Work closely with our sales team, supporting pitches and tenders
  • Plan project teams with your project lead and account manager, monitor individual workloads, and communicate plans regularly
  • Be responsible for all your tasks, working independently and efficiently

If you have: 

  • 3 years of working experience you’ll be considered a Senior, mentor junior and intermediate colleagues and actively participate in PM recruiting
  • 5+ years of working experience you’ll be considered a team lead, playing a key role in building and optimizing our project management team and processes in both offices (Germany & Croatia)

What you bring

  • Diverse experience in managing projects and budgets
  • Ability to spot improvement opportunities and implement solutions quickly for both projects and the organization
  • Proficiency in presenting projects in English and German, explaining complex issues clearly to various stakeholders
  • Established routines for all the important structures and project management processes
  • Experience working with several clients, making you comfortable with any clients or projects
  • You're skilled in client negotiations or eager to learn it on a professional level

Nice to have

What we offer

  • Team: You'll work with a passionate and knowledgeable team that is already eager to meet you
  • Career Development: We'll help you grow, listen to your wishes, and foster your strengths through extensive onboarding, feedback, and mentoring
  • Work-Life-Balance: Set your own hours! Whether you're a night owl or an early bird, work when you're most productive.
  • Travel & Work: Our office is open, but we also support remote work from anywhere a German contract allows
  • Impact: Lead your own projects and influence COBE's success and development
  • Equipment: You'll get the best equipment required for your job and an efficient software landscape that we're constantly improving
  • Events: Look forward to amazing team events and having fun with great people!
  • Open communication: No, we don't have strict hierarchies; every idea and every voice matters
  • Financial Benefits: You'll receive benefits like Deutschlandticket, Jobrad, BAV, EGYM Wellpass, joint lunch dates, and more
  • Each year, you'll get one vacation day extra

Next steps

Your Holacracy Circle

Our Mindset

The path to success


We are team players

We have each others’ back and offer each other help proactively. By giving our best to let our teamwork run smoothly, we do not only offer clients the best quality, but we also let our teammates have the best working experience.


We are self-managers

In order to achieve success, each individual has to work as a proactive problem solver. Let’s take full responsibility for accepting, estimating, solving, and communicating our tasks to the team.


We make an impact

We carry an entrepreneurial mindset to detect potential for improvement, make suggestions for improvement, and ultimately turn our suggestions into action. We put ideas into practice by being persistent and by overcoming barriers along the way.


We are authentic and optimistic

When things go wrong, we stay positive by turning the situation into a lesson for further improvement. Instead of complaining, we make suggestions, instead of hiding flaws behind a shiny facade, we admit mistakes, for the better.


We have a constant beta mindset

We embrace challenges, adapt creatively to new situations, and step out of our comfort zones for personal and professional growth. Let's prioritize self-reflection and constructive feedback to enhance our potential.


We communicate clearly

Let’s communicate our ideas, reasoning, opinions, and decisions in a precise and transparent way to avoid misunderstandings. We consider that everything is a hypothesis and that we could be wrong.

Our Munich Office

Work above the
rooftops of Munich

Join forces with our designers, strategists, concepters, researchers, writers and project managers, who mastered the art of creating beautiful digital experiences. Above the city of Munich, our COBE Castle is the place where ideas and concepts are passionately crafted into unique brand-driven design. Sounds exciting? Then hit us up.

“I’m looking forward to meeting you for a coffee at our cozy office space.”


Chief Happiness Officer

View of a bar table in the office lobby in front of a light-flooded window.

Our Hiring Process

From contact to contract: Here’s how things go down


First Contact

As soon as we get your application, we’ll be on it! Since we don’t use automatic replies, please give us a day or two to get back to you to discuss the upcoming steps.


Coffee Date

We want to see your true colors and show you an honest glimpse behind the curtain. Having a casual cup coffee or a beer with our HR representative is the right occasion for that.


The Interview

We’d love to learn more about your passion, goals and skills, and we’ll give you a deep dive into the COBE Culture, Holacracy, and OKRs, our processes and clients. We’ll evaluate your skill fit and are happy to be evaluated by you as well.


The Challenge

Now’s your time to shine! Show us your problem solving skills and your creativity by tackling our practical challenge. You can prepare for some days and then present your outcome in front of your future COBE colleagues.



You passed our tests, congrats! Now, things get serious. We’ll be absolutely transparent with you regarding our organisational compensation model and we’ll meet eye to eye. And if we’re both happy, let’s tie the knot!

Our Osijek Office

Work in the heart of
Osijek Software City

Founded in 2012, COBE delivers successful web and mobile applications for clients all around the world. With headquarters in Munich and an office in Osijek, our team consists of 70+ experts in development and design. Their satisfaction, personal and professional growth is our number one priority - two “Best Employer” awards, given in the annual survey by MojPosao, can support that.

Office space in Osijek, Kroatia.

“I’m looking forward to meeting you!"


Chief Happiness Officer

Person painting an office mural.

Our Hiring Process

From contact to contract: Here’s how things go down



As soon as our inbox shows the incoming application, we’ll be on it! Since we have no automatic reply, please give us a day or two to get back to you. We’ll fill you up on the next steps asap.


Application Review

Once we get your application, our HR team will review it together with the team lead of the department you’re applying for. If you have the right skills, proper education, and/or relevant work experience, you’ll proceed to the next round of the selection process, which is getting the assignment. Congrats!


The Assignment

It’s time to get out the big guns! Meaning, you’ll get an assignment, that will challenge your skills, creativity, and approach to things. This is our way of testing if you have what it takes to join our team. Don’t worry, you will have enough time to solve the task, and we’ll be here for any questions if you have them.



We finally meet! Preferably in person, but if that’s not the case, then online - via Skype, Hangouts, Zoom - whatever you choose. You will sit down with our HR manager and your future team lead, get to know each other, talk benefits, paycheck, work hours – as transparent as possible. You’ll get a deep dive into our process, clients, and how we do things around here. We’ll evaluate your skill fit and are happy to be evaluated by you as well. This is also where we’ll discuss your assignment.


Job Offer

Congrats, you’re almost there. And by there, we mean at the COBE castle. Obviously, we want you on our team, so let’s talk details – your start date, paid time off, our working remotely policy, final salary. If we’re on the same page regarding everything, we’ll offer you a job, and boom – you’re hired! :)