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Project Manager, E-Bike Systems (m/f/d) 100%

Cham, Zug, Switzerland ZG

Are you ready to combine your passion for an active lifestyle with a meaningful and multifaceted career in the cycling industry? At Specialized, our teammates are encouraged to explore roles in a variety of functions throughout their careers. We value curiosity, a desire to try new things, and an eagerness to learn about all aspects of business. No matter where you begin with the company, you get to decide where you want to go whether it’s marketing, finance, product development, sales, or an international assignment. Join us in making the world a better place through the power of bicycles and build your dream career at the same time. 


We are looking for an E-Bike System project manager to help us build the world's greatest E-bikes. If you have experience leading cross-functional technical teams towards common goals, have worked with multi-national organizations and developed an understanding of how to effectively work across time-zones and cultures, and enjoy focusing on the details while driving the big picture, then we'd love to speak to you!  

In this role you will lead global cross functional teams to plan and deliver E-bike system components such as drive units, bike computers, batteries etc. You will coordinate internal and external resources to ensure decision making channels are clearly defined, adhere to process, and drive product plan excellence. 


  • Manage multiple system component projects and their constraints: Schedule, risk, resources, scope, budget, and quality. 
  • Organize samples delivery for the different testing and development teams.  
  • Maintain accountability and company’s New Product Introduction (NPI) process adherence to ensure consistent ways of working across teams and projects.  
  • Be the interface with the system program manager to ensure alignment on timelines and samples maturity between system components and complete system and finally the bike. 
  • Be the interface with quality team to ensure delivery of high-quality products. 
  • Develop project timelines with input from all teammates and gain buy off and agreement of ultimate plan.  
  • Identify critical path items to maintain forward progress towards goals while handling tradeoffs throughout execution. 
  • Identify, analyze, and address project risks by creating actions plans.  
  • Regularly share lessons learnt.  
  • Drive clear and consistent communication with stakeholders relating to project status and health. 
  • Assist in continuous improvements projects to further develop the OPA and tools needed to take product development to the next level.  
  • Coach, mentor and empower project team members to take positive action & accountability for their work. 
  • Support project sponsors writing the project charters and Identifying resources required to successfully achieve those future projects. 


  • Minimum 5 years in project management, experience with electromechanical systems development (mechanical/HW/FW) projects desired. 
  • Experience with Agile and SAFe is a plus. 
  • Extensive experience and exposure to multiple technical product fields and manufacturing methods. 
  • Experience working with multiple global locations and understanding of cultural differences and needs. 
  • Specific experience influencing and collaborating cross-functionally with Product Management, Design, Engineering, Quality and Supply Chain 
  • Outstanding verbal and written communication skills (English is a must) 
  • Experience with PLM systems, task management tools (eg Jira), and Project Management software (MS Project or similar) 


  • Master’s degree in engineering (electronic, mechanical, or other related fields)  
  • PMP certified or equivalent is a plus.
  • Curiosity or interest in cycling.


What we offer: We are a dynamic and multicultural team within an innovative and growing environment. You can look forward to a modern working space, lunch rides, social security- and many other benefits.

You are interested? We look forward to receiving your compelling application stating your salary expectation and earliest starting date. Please submit your application exclusively via our online career portal. Applications via e-mail, mail or employment agencies will not be considered.

For this role, only applications from candidates already eligible to work in Switzerland will be considered, meaning nationals from Switzerland and EU/EFTA countries or candidates who already hold a Swiss work permit which is not tied to their current role. Please note that holding a residence permit for an EU/EFTA state, does not make you eligible to work in Switzerland.


Specialized Europe GmbH - Human Resources - Werkstattgasse 10 - CH-6330 Cham

- www.specialized.com/careers


First and foremost, we are riders. We share the core belief that bikes help make the world a better place. From product development and operations, to finance and marketing - every role at Specialized contributes to a culture of sustainable, global growth and innovation.


We want to increase representation of all races, genders, and body types in the cycling industry and are committed to building a diverse and inclusive workforce where all people thrive. We encourage everyone – especially those from marginalized groups – to apply to our job postings and help us earn the position as the rider’s brand of choice. We are always looking for creative, innovative, and passionate people who are eager to contribute to our mission of pedaling the planet forward.