VELUX – Senior Project Manager Digital Products
VELUX is a global, market-leading company. We are investing significantly in digitization across the business and we are now taking the next steps towards future market-leading VELUX smart products supported by ambitious strategies rooted at top management level.
As Senior Project Manager you will become part of a team comprising highly specialized, experienced, and dedicated professionals. We expect a lot of our people and the job is challenging and influential on a global scale, where the right candidate will be offered a setup that can create a big impact across the organization as well as on future VELUX Smart products. It is a unique opportunity to work closely with a wide variety of colleagues, stakeholders and partners in a world leading Danish company.
The full transformation towards connected products has started, integrating them into smart home eco-systems, and ultimately enabling better and healthier indoor environments through appealing use cases. The focus of the Mechatronics & Digital Modules team, located in both Skjern, Østbirk and Brno is to design, implement and maintain the full digital products portfolio. The team contributes to the strategic digital technology direction and ensure that VELUX and consumers will continuously benefit from the rapid development within digital growth technologies. The work is conducted according to roadmaps and portfolios laid out by the Smart Enablement area comprising 4 systems: Global Product Management, Smart Product Technology, Supply and Mechatronics & Digital Modules.
We are looking for an engaging and motivating colleague who shares our passion for pushing the boundaries of product experience in terms of innovation, ease-of-use, sustainability, and product quality. The organisation as well as the products is under transformation towards a DevOps structure. You will contribute to the organisational transformation, as a sparring partner to the management team and through your operational work in projects by executing new ways of working. We expect that you are well founded and experienced in relevant agile processes and tools.
The right candidate will play a key role in developing the digital products agenda in cooperation with internal stakeholders across the organization. Since ‘digital’ is not yet fully integrated in the corporate lingo, your communication with all stakeholders needs to be both broad and detailed. You should be able to describe and explain complex systems in an understandable way without going into deep technical details but focusing on customer value and benefits. You will act as ambassador for the overall Smart Enablement area.
As a Senior Project Manager you will lead complex projects to clear decision points within defined scope, time and cost. You master MVP as well as full scale implementations and understand how to navigate seamlessly in various process and organisational landscapes.
You work with in-house development teams as well as external teams and partnerships and understands how to build high performing teams around your projects.
You preferably have a Master’s degree within software development or mechatronics engineering. It is essential that you have hands-on, end-to-end experience in the whole realisation process from design, through implementation to maintenance of preferably consumer oriented digital products. Domain specific knowledge within home automation and complex multidisciplinary products is a significant plus.
* Experience with product development and optimization within digital products and mechatronics
* Work with team-leaders from mechanical, electronics and software development who take operational responsibility within your project
* Understands modular work within a disciplined platform architecture
* Proven experience in systems or subsystems project management
On a personal level, you have a passion to create innovative solutions through development based work and are motivated by actively being part of building something new in a team context. You are self-driven, and you take initiatives to make things happen. You are excellent in English both orally and in writing.
We offer a job where you will work with many internal as well as external stakeholders and business partners in a global network. You will have the opportunity to create a significant difference to the business through implementation of new development projects.
You will be part of a dedicated team characterized by an informal tone and a healthy sense of humour. We work as one team to reach our ambitious goals. The international setting is in our DNA, we believe in empowering people and we support this through sharing knowledge, delegating responsibility and continuous employee development.
If you would like to know more about this opportunity and the VELUX Group, please feel free to contact Partner Lars Halsboe at GML-HR, who is handling this recruitment on behalf of the VELUX Group, at +45 24 25 88 08 or find more about the VELUX Group us at www.velux.com.
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