Do you want to have a leading role in the implementation of the new signaling technology in Denmark?
We are looking for a new colleague with extended project management skills to keep momentum in the Signalling Programme. We are now full-blown in operation with trains running on lines equipped with the new signaling system in the Eastern and Western part of Denmark as well as on the S-bane (the Copenhagen City line).
The Danish Signalling Programme, the largest of its kind in Europe, is fully engaged replacing the old signaling system on the Danish railway with new computer-based signaling technology. The system is aligned with the European standard, European Railway Traffic Management System (ERTMS). Replacing the system on the entire railway, makes Denmark the first country to implement ERTMS on a national scale.
As we are determined and committed to steadily rollout the signaling system on the full network in Denmark, we are aiming to secure our way forward by strengthening our management team in Signal Projects.
Signal Projects is a department within the division Signalling Systems. We are responsible for the system delivery of the new signaling system for both the S-bane and the mainlines in Denmark. The system deliveries include systems for the infrastructure as well as the trains.
Signal Projects is an international environment with both internal and external specialists and supported by an international supplier base from across Europe, and therefore our office language is English.
We are situated in Banedanmark’s headquarters in central Copenhagen.
Ensuring project deliverables
Entering into Signal Projects you will be engaged as the deputy project manager for the West project. This project team is responsible for replacing the signaling system for the Western part of the country. You will work closely with both the senior project manager, project team, stakeholders and the supplier to secure a successful implementation of the new signaling system.
In corporation with the senior project manager you will be responsible for managing the projects roll outs, stages and activities and ensure control and reporting regarding progress, finance, risk, issues and changes. Furthermore, you will in collaboration with the senior project manager monitor the supplier deliverables related to design, installation, safety approvals, test and commissioning. To manage the above you will participate in regular meetings with the suppliers and other stakeholders.
The project organization consists of 40 enthusiastic, highly skilled and committed members, whose primary tasks are to follow up on the supplier deliverables and ensure all customer deliveries to the project. As a deputy Project Manager, you work together with the senior project manager and team leads to shape and develop the organization, to ensure that we are always capable of performing our tasks and keep project plans.
As a part of the job you will be leading the project office, which contains all the support functions of the project. This means that you will have the resource and people management responsibility of the team.
Creating an overview of needs and solution requirements
We are looking for a colleague who presumably holds a university or college degree in Management or Engineering. You may be an experienced Project Officer or Project Manager and have solid experience from roles in team and project management, planning, finance, change, risk, quality and stakeholder management. Solid English skills are required, and Danish is a plus.
Through your background you have shown that you have a methodical and analytical approach, can create overview of needs and solution requirements, and have a good technical understanding. It is preferred if you have experience in railway signaling projects, IT projects and supplier management.
You are expected to have an active and collaborative behavior and good communication skills.
You will be employed in relation to the Circular on the Collective Agreement concerning Academics in the state sector concluded between the Ministry of Finance and AC (the Danish Confederation of Professional Associations), as a Senior Consultant with staff responsibility, and the salary will be based on your experience and qualifications. You will have the possibility of employment on fixed term.
Application and contact information
If you want to know more about the position, please contact Programme Manager Thilde Restofte Pedersen or Senior Project Manager Mads Søndergaard Petersen. Please send us your application and resume as soon as possible. We review applications on a continuous basis. To apply for the position, click on the link “Ansøg” and follow the instructions.
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