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Global Project Manager

Global Project Manager, Supply Chain Development Natural Color Division

Do you want to make a difference and be part of defining how the future supply chain should look like?

We are looking for a unique and competent supply chain professional, who see great value in challenging the existing and drive changes. You will be based in Avedøre close to Copenhagen, together with a skilled and fun supply chain team, working on both big global  and local anchored projects, in the Chr. Hansen Natural Color Division. The team covers all order handling, distribution, supply chain development and sales & operational planning processes (S&OP).

Project Manager with a focus on optimization

We have a strong customer mindset and you need to help us, to be even better at servicing our customers. You will be responsible for coordinating and managing projects within supply chain mainly with a focus on our global distribution and logistics setup and support to our Sales & Operational Planning team. The project work will often require the inclusion of other functional areas, such as finance, regulatory, quality assurance, communication etc. You will be reporting the progress on your projects to the management, who will be an active team player in your projects.

You get the opportunity to travel as we are a global company and you will from time to time play a part in developing our global supply chain.
Your assignment will primary cover:

  • Project management, planning, execution and follow-up
  • Projects could be optimization of: Freight, distribution centers, planning, order handling, standardizing packaging material, just to mention a few
  • Ensure projects are delivered according to plan and budget
  • Stakeholder management, like facilitating workshops, management presentation, training, communication in the broader organization

Experienced supply chain professional with excellent stakeholder management skills
The ideal candidate have 5 years’ experience from similar position within supply chain and hopefully you can bring some unique capabilities to this role.

We work in a network of more than 20 global distribution centers, so the ability to work cross cultural and cross borders is very important, why English skills in both written and vocal is a prerequisite in this position. You will be given a lot of freedom, so you must be able to work without close supervision from your manager, but at the same time, you will have to manage many different stakeholders, why teamwork and communication skills are equally important for this position as well. 

Some general characteristics we appreciate are: Accountability, honesty, ability to execute and to bring people along with you, team work and then we like to have fun!
The nature of our business is fast moving, why it’s also important that you enjoy working in a dynamic and changing environment.

We offer

We offer at great place to work in a global organization that contributes in making the world a better place to be, with the opportunity to be part of defining how tomorrows supply chain are going to look like. We appreciate highly skilled employees and strive to make it an exciting and fun place to work. 

For more information

If you have any questions in relation to the position, please feel free to contact Michael Schoer, Director, Head of Global logistics on +45 22723540

The deadline for applications is 29 August 2018 however applications will be reviewed on an on-going basis and candidates are encouraged to apply as soon as possible.

Read more about working for Chr. Hansen at: www.chr-hansen.com/career.

Do you want to help improve food and health around the world?

At Chr. Hansen, food and health is at the heart of everything we do and our natural ingredients are consumed by more than 1 billion people every day. As a global market leader in bioscience, we have the opportunity to address important global challenges such as food waste, healthy living and sustainable agriculture and we need the brightest and most passionate people on board to succeed. Want to join us?

A career with Chr. Hansen 

Joining Chr. Hansen is your opportunity to make a meaningful difference while unfolding your career in a global setting. In each of our 32 global offices, you will be able to experience an agile organization that is proud to encourage an inspiring work environment and a collaborative culture full of passion to make a difference.

Our founder, Christian D. A. Hansen, was a true entrepreneur and that mentality is still very present and valued today – as we look for new talent to strengthen our team. We are always looking for people who can take charge, come up with new ideas and form their own work practice and methods.

Engagement matters to us, therefore we offer a work environment where cooperation and respect are the top priorities.


Chr. Hansen is a global bioscience company that develops natural ingredient solutions for the food, nutritional, pharmaceutical and agricultural industries. The products include cultures, enzymes, probiotics and natural colors, and all solutions are based on strong research and development competencies coupled with significant technology investments. Revenue in the 2015/16 financial year was EUR 949 million. The company has more than 2,800 dedicated employees in 30 countries and main production facilities in Denmark, France, USA and Germany. Chr. Hansen was founded in 1874 and is listed on Nasdaq Copenhagen. For further information, please visit www.chr-hansen.com
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