The Hasso Plattner Institute (HPI) is Germany's university center of excellence for digital engineering ( The joint digital engineering faculty of the University of Potsdam and HPI offers an engineering computer science program that is unique in Germany and particularly practice-oriented. HPI conducts world-renowned university research. The focus of HPI teaching and research is on the fundamentals and applications of large, highly complex and networked IT systems.

 In the course of its strong growth, the Hasso Plattner Institute is looking to recruit a

Project Manager (m/f/d)


The position is temporary and full/part-time.


The international academic and research collaboration between HPI and Mount Sinai Hospital was initiated in 2017, in an effort to bring digital engineering and healthcare together, resulting in the foundation of the Hasso Plattner Institute for Digital Health at Mount Sinai (HPI-MS). As the largest integrated health system in New York City, the Mount Sinai Health System (MSHS) is a leader in advanced healthcare and health research, and provides an opportunity to researchers working with health data in the field of individual healthcare, data analytics, AI in health and digital public health and global health. In April 2024, a new graduate school will be launched to strengthen the existing partnership between HPI in Potsdam and HPI.MS in New York.


Your future tasks

  • Work closely with the Co-director and focal point of the partnership in Potsdam, as part of the coordination office team
  • Manage the graduate school  which will strengthen the HPI.MS Partnership ensuring timely delivery within the scope and budget
  • Develop project plans, schedules, and resource allocation strategies
  • Connect researchers, assist in defining project objectives, requirements and deliverables
  • Identify and mitigate project risks, and provide proactive solutions
  • Monitor and report project progress 
  • Foster effective communication among the members of the graduate school and stakeholders
  • Manage relationships and expectations

What you should bring

  • Masters Degree in a related field e.g. Professional project management certification
  • Proven experience in project management, demonstrating successful project completion
  • Strong organizational skills
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal abilities
  • Problem-solving and decision-making capabilities
  • Experience managing research consortia/ graduate schools
  • Professional working experience in managing student exchange (including managing immigration and accommodation) 
  • Fluent in German and English, both written and verbal


What we offer

  • A multifaceted job, embedded in an international and dynamic working environment
  • An exciting, responsible position in which you can make a big difference
  • Regular opportunities for further training
  • Free drinks (coffee, tea, water)
  • Regular team events and workshops 
  • Attractive employee offers (corporate benefits)
  • A subsidized company ticket
  • Possibility of mobile working
  • Discounted lunch at Campus Kitchen One
  • A workplace at the HPI campus in Potsdam-Babelsberg (S-Bhf. Griebnitzsee) with excellent commuting possibilities to Berlin

We look forward to receiving your application documents including salary requirements. Please apply exclusively via our Career page.  



Diana Kulhei
+49 331 5509-435

Hasso-Plattner-Institut für Digital Engineering gGmbH
Prof.-Dr.-Helmert-Str. 2-3

14482 Potsdam