Senior Project Manager – Be a part of DeLaval´s continuing success
Do you want to work in an innovative, global high-tech company where you can contribute to a more sustainable world? DeLaval is growing and is now looking for a Senior Project Manager to join the Project Management Office in Tumba.
DeLaval is the world’s largest developer, manufacturer, and provider of dairy farming solutions. They offer you a workplace like no other, where state of the art technology go hand in hand with animal welfare.
DeLaval is looking to further develop our expertise in driving projects in an important sector that helps the world consume products in a sustainable way and is now looking for a Senior Project Manager to the Project Management Office within Product Development (R&D).
As Senior Project manager, you will be a key person in aligning projects and making sure they proceed as planned. The projects are very often part of integrated systems containing mechanics, electronics, hardware and software. You will lead the development projects through different phases, from feasibility study to commercial release of products. In addition, it is also important for the Project Manager to understand the bigger picture and business side in relation to the development of future DeLaval products.
Some of your Key Responsibilities for the position will be to:
- Plan, execute and conclude development project to given targets as result, time and budget
- Establish commitment in the project team
- Create, visualize and communicate plans and status, flag risks and deviations early
- Pro-active risk management
- Actively work with change management
- Strive for continuous improvements and transferring “lessons learned” to the line organization
- Actively support improvements in way of working, mainly within project- and portfolio management
You will be a part of the Project Manager Team within Product Development and work with a wide range of stakeholders within DeLaval. The Development Organization, in total 280 people can be potential project member at different times. The teams are mainly based in Sweden and Poland, but you will also interact with colleagues in USA and with production, lab and distribution sites in Germany and China with a great possibility to make a positive impact on both people and products.
As an employee of DeLaval you will get the opportunity to work in a beautiful but also practical environment, since the factory, development and the lab is adjacent to each other in Tumba south of Stockholm.
Is this you?
To be successful in this position we believe you have a technical university degree and several years of working experience as Project Manager. In addition, you have strong understanding of product development processes in a large R&D organization. We also think you have solid experience from agile methodologies. Experience of Jira or other Project Management Programs gives extra merit. Fluent in English, both in speech and writing is mandatory.
In this recruitment, your personal attributes will be of great importance. We are looking for a person who has strong leadership skills as well as very good strategic capability. You make things happen and take decisions when necessary with a structured approach. It is very important you are a good communicator with ability to communicate with both business and strategic stakeholders as well as with technical development teams. You are also a team player who work well in a multinational set up.
At DeLaval we believe diversity in our teams makes us develop better products as well as having the best working environment.
Our vision is to make sustainable food production possible. As a company built on Innovation, we constantly work to find ways of helping our customers, dairy farmers, do more with less by providing world-leading milking equipment and solutions. Today, DeLaval has approximately 4,500 passionate professionals operating in more than 100 markets around the world. DeLaval is part of the Tetra Laval Group. See more at corporate.delaval.com.