Student Project Assistant 

Tacton is an innovative company, already the world leader as well as one of the fastest growing companies in our field – advanced sales and product configuration. We operate globally and have offices in Sweden (Stockholm), Germany (Karlsruhe), USA (Chicago) and Poland (Warsaw).

Our main purpose is to make sure our customers are happy. We live to deliver the best possible experience when it comes to our products and solutions as well as to the delivery of our projects.

Now we are looking for a student who wants to gain experience and work extra during your studies.

The role: 

  • You will assist the head of PMO with the daily tasks of running a successful project portfolio.
  • You prepare evaluations & decision templates for the PMO and the management of the success delivery project portfolio. To do this, you will evaluate a wide variety of project key figures from our project management tools  This way you will support the transparency of the project portfolio and the project status towards all stakeholders.
  • Tracking of project progress, timely identification of weaknesses & bottlenecks and initiation of escalations is also a part of your work (early-warning-system)
  • You report the respective project progress by requesting the relevant information from the project managers. You will do basic analysis on the KPIs of the projects and get in dialog with the project managers to discuss the issues. If necessary, you will initiate necessary escalations.
  • In addition, you are responsible for the preparation and follow-up of the success delivery project portfolio board. An important part is to follow-up after the decision meeting with the project manager and the mapping of decisions (e.g. approvals) in our tools (Excel, Workday & Confluence).


Who are you?

  • Enrolled in Bachelor/Master studies
  • You have knowledge in basic project management methods and some experience in working in project teams.
  • You have a very good understanding of numbers and understand how to analyze the data (for the preparation of evaluations).
  • Very good knowledge of MS Excel and MS Word. You know how to use online tools and visualize processes.
  • You are known as a talent for organization, your English communication skills distinguish you when dealing with colleagues.
  • You are able to work in a team and are resilient. You are a confident and convincing person, you understand how to complete tasks in a result-oriented manner.
  • We expect a high degree of commitment, initiative and willingness to perform as well as reliable and systematic processing of the tasks that arise.
  • In an internationally growing company, good English skills are a must.


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The candidate selection process is continuously ongoing.

We look forward to your application, containing your resume and cover letter, in which you tell us a little about yourself and describe your interest in Tacton and this position. For more information look at

Please note that this job is in Karlsruhe, German

Or, know someone who would be a perfect fit? Let them know!

Our winning culture

Our company is founded on innovation, research and collaborative thinking.

The people of Tacton come from many parts of the world, and have joined Tacton with a wide variety of backgrounds and experiences. Together we speak more than 30 languages. We are all different, but have one thing in common - our values - Collaboration, Engaged and Courageous.

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