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Senior Project Managers - Product development and commercial skills

Do you have a keen interest in project management as a discipline? Do you thrive on working with complex projects in a fast moving and commercial environment, where you know what the customers are looking for? Then this role could be your next career move.

We are looking for an experienced and dedicated senior project manager, who would like to work with complex product development cases creating sustainable and valuable growth for the VELUX Group. This is a rare opportunity to join a team in constant development striving to work closely and effectively with stakeholders ensuring the strategic goals and objectives of the project portfolio.

Your challenges

You will be a part of a team managing global product development projects. With reference to the Director of R&D Project Management, you will be responsible for the whole stage gate process from business case to market launch. The team is newly established and you will play an integral role in establishing best practice and work routines to raise the bar for project management in R&D.

You will communicate and engage with stakeholders on all levels to ensure the necessary support to carry out the project and anchor the commitment in concordance between what goes on in the project and the relevant expectations and opportunities. You will deliver all elements of the project including planning, governance, risk control, change management, process facilitation and management of senior stakeholders.

Other tasks could be to:

  • Perform ongoing project management including daily leadership and to communicate in and around the project
  • Scope and plan own activities based on agreed high level deliverables
  • Facilitate meetings and workshops securing that the objectives are met
  • Escalate relevant decisions to gate or line management
  • Lead a diverse team of specialists and coordinators and drive high standards across the team using effective coaching and mentoring methods
  • Perform R&D lean project execution (visual planning, sprints or concurrent engineering)
  • Milestone planning and risk mitigation

Your qualifications

You bring to the position a relevant master's degree in Economics, Engineering, Business Administration or similar and you combine your theoretical background with at least 5 years of relevant work experience in larger organisations probably from a similar position as senior project manager or program manager.

Besides being a highly skilled project manager, you also have experience from working with business models, process improvements, budgeting, assets planning and team development.

You have excellent communication skills, a high proficiency in Excel, PowerPoint and other relevant project management tools (i.e. Primavera). The role also requires you to be fully proficient in English. You could have experience from establishing partnerships with suppliers.

On a personal level, you organise and manage the development projects with considerable initiative and risk. You act as an entrepreneur and run your projects as a small business, and you are seen as a business leader and an innovator of new ideas and processes. You challenge status quo when you see opportunities for creating better business results.

Your opportunities

We offer an exciting job with great opportunities for professional and personal development and you will join our management- and project management courses to improve your competencies.

In addition to operating at a highly professional level, our team is characterised by an informal tone and a healthy sense of humor. We work as one team to reach our ambitious results and we believe in empowering people, and we support this through sharing knowledge, delegating responsibility and investing in people who strive to make a difference.

The VELUX Group offers exciting challenges, great opportunities of influencing your own development with competent and committed colleagues where commitment, thoroughness and mutual respect are among the core value.

Application and contact

The application and selection process will be done in collaboration with Brinch & Partners. If you would like to know more about this opportunity and the VELUX Group, please feel free to contact Partner Henrik Smit by telephone +45 2215 2787.

We look forward to receiving your application and CV marked '11.572- Senior Project Managers' as soon as possible by e-mail:

Application deadline:

As soon as possible

Work place:


For more information:

Henrik Smit +45 2215 2787

Our company

For more than 70 years, the VELUX Group has created better living environments for people around the world. Making the most of daylight and fresh air through the roof. Our product programme includes roof windows and modular skylights as well as a range of decoration and sun screenings, roller shutters, installation solutions and intelligent home controls. These products help to ensure a healthy and sustainable indoor climate. For work and learning. For play and pleasure. We work globally – with sales and manufacturing operations in more than 40 countries and around 10,000 employees worldwide. The VELUX Group is owned by VKR Holding A/S, a limited company wholly owned by foundations and family.

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