Technical Project Manager
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Are you motivated by combining your strong technical knowledge and excellent project management skills? And would you like to work in an international development center with focus on developing new technologies to be used in products and processes? Then this position might be the next step in your career.
As technical project manager in the Technology Department you will be responsible for leading the way for the development technical solutions focusing on a range of different material technologies relevant to the development of our products with the VELUX roof window as our core product.
You will be responsible for a project team with participants form various parts of the Technology and Product Development department, and as needed you will also involve our internal materials specialists, external consultants and suppliers.
As responsible for development of new technologies that can feed in to end products, you have deep knowledge and interest in the technical part and ability to make the necessary decisions within this area.
Your main tasks will be to:
- Lead, facilitate and coordinate project activities in the project team so you jointly create results and technology concepts of high quality
- Be in charge of project planning, stakeholder management, forecasting and budgeting, including continuously updating the business case
- Be support to material specialists in planning and structuring the assignments according to the overall project plan
- Secure focus on the technical aspects as well as on the business potential of new technology concepts
- Motivate and inspire the team to reach milestones and keep deadlines as well as ensuring collaboration and handling conflicts in a constructive manner
- Ensure that the new technology lives up to quality requirements and high VELUX standards
- Be responsible for presenting project status for steering groups.
You must expect to travel around 10-20 days per year both in Denmark and abroad. Some flexibility in regards to travel and meeting times is required.
You probably have a technical background as Engineer or equivalent combined with 3-5 years of experience as Technical Project Manager in a large organisation. You have material knowledge within one or more of the following fields metal, polymer, glue, foam, sealants or similar. Additionally, we expect you to be well-founded within one or more core material category; Metals, glue, insulating materials, plastics or composites.
You have a structured and analytical approach to your work and you can handle several projects at a time, while prioritizing your efforts optimally. Also, you are good at planning taking all unknown factors into consideration.
You communicate and collaborate easily with the people around you - both internally and externally from various cultures - and you acknowledge that the foundation of successful teamwork is based on collaboration and knowledge sharing.
You have a strong drive, getting your energy from short deadlines and achieving results in close collaboration with colleagues from different parts of the organisation. You dare to challenge the existing in a solution oriented way and always with a focus on how to create value for the business.
You have strong communication skills in English, both orally and in writing.
This position gives you a unique opportunity to make your mark on technology development in a global company as well as strengthen your technical knowledge.
We work as one team to reach our ambitious goals. Our team is characterised by an informal tone and a healthy sense of humour with respect for each other both as team players and as individuals.
We believe in empowering people, and we support this through sharing knowledge, delegating responsibility and continuous employee development.
We are a strong value based company where commitment, thoroughness and mutual respect are among the core values and teamwork and professionalism is essential to the way we work.
Application and contact
If you would like to know more about the job, please feel free to contact Marie Stenild at +45 2327 4295, or read more about the VELUX Group at www.velux.com.
We look forward to receiving your application and CV as soon as possible, but no later than May 28 2017.
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