Team Lead – Project Management

Content - Düsseldorf, Germany

  • Level: Professionals
  • Start date: As soon as possible

Team Lead - Project Management

As a large global hotel search, it’s essential that every element of trivago’s core product is of world-class quality. We utilize a large external workforce in order to ensure that trivago provides the best user experience possible. Our team is searching for an experienced team lead to manage a team of project managers who own a wide variety of projects that have a direct and measurable impact globally across our platform.

What you'll do:

  • Be accountable for recruiting, developing, retaining and ensuring the proper training of a diverse team that currently consists of five project managers (and growing).
  • Empower teams to be autonomous and take full responsibility for their projects.
  • Ensure the exchange of experience and “lessons learned” between projects.
  • Scale our output by defining and managing automation and tooling upgrades.

What you'll definitely need:

  • 3-5 years' previous project management experience. You must have a proven track record of managing complex projects from start to finish.
  • Superior organizational skills and a proven ability to keep projects moving forward.
  • A strong commercial sense which leads you to take decisions based on business value for the company.
  • A strong sense of leadership and great people skills. You will be leading your team from the front and will be responsible for their progress.
  • Fluency in English (our company language).

What we'd love you to have:

  • A certification in PMP, Six Sigma, or similar.
  • Exposure to product development.
  • A bachelor’s degree in Economics Business, IT or a related field.

Life at trivago is...

  • The belief that factual proof, not seniority, determines which path to take.
  • Self-determined working hours based on measuring productivity through goals rather than number of hours spent in the office.
  • Being supported in all your needs, including relocation assistance and language classes for international arrivals.
  • The freedom to embrace small-scale failures as a path to large-scale success.
  • The opportunity to develop personally and professionally with regular free workshops, seminars, sports and activities.
  • The ability to push your ideas through to execution without being held back by bureaucracy.
  • Working at our head office in Düsseldorf, a city boasting the 6th highest quality of life in the world for expats.
  • To find out more about life at trivago follow us on Facebook – @lifeattrivago

Additional information:

  • Please note that your CV and motivation letter must be written in English.
  • We do not require the services of an agency for this position.
  • trivago GmbH is an equal opportunity employer. Applications from individuals with disabilities are welcome.


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