The DOVISTA Group is a group of leading companies and brands on the European market for vertical windows and doors. The group consists of a number of independent brands, and its more than 7,000 employees manufacture and market windows and doors in Denmark, Norway, Sweden, the UK, Germany, Ireland, Poland, Slovakia, Switzerland and Lithuania. DOVISTA is on an exciting growth journey, and has recently bought two other major European manufacturers, and is now the leading European façade windows and doors supplier in Europe.
The DOVISTA Group is owned by the Danish company VKR Holding A/S – one of Denmark’s most highly regarded companies with a staff of about 16.000 employees and activities in more than 40 countries. This position is based in Herning.
Are you passionate about working with project management as a discipline and eager to enhance your skills alongside competent colleagues while creating measurable business value? If so, the position as Project Manager at DOVISTA might be just the right fit for you.
Reporting to the Head of Product Management at DOVISTA, you will be responsible for executing product and technology development projects across the organization. The role will involve numerous and diverse interfaces defined by each specific project, and you will collaborate at multiple levels within the organization. You will typically lead projects that involve resources from various departments. Additionally, you will collaborate with different product category leads and R&D teams. You will define objectives, develop business cases, ensure project progress, and report to a steering group or product board.
In this role, you will also create the governance, processes, tools and structures that enable best practice and collaboration globally across departments.
Other responsibilities include:
- Assembling, leading, and motivating the team, and in collaboration with the steering group, setting direction.
- Developing plans and resource budgets and continuously monitoring them.
- Conducting risk evaluations.
- Escalating decisions to gates or upper management.
- Building a strong network within the organization.
You will have extensive interaction in a progressive organization and will be evaluated based on the quality of your project management, communication, and ability to maintain an overview. It is crucial that you embrace DOVISTA’s core values, such as commitment and mutual respect.
Currently, you hold a position as a Project Manager or Project Engineer in a larger manufacturing organization and possess a minimum of 3 years of project management experience. You have a relevant academic background, either with a technical focus or experience in working with technical products. You are well-versed in project management tools and have experience presenting to top-level management. Your ability to inspire and motivate those you work with is a strength, and you thrive in handling both small and large projects, assuming responsibility with enthusiasm.
On a more personal level you thrive in a matrix and international environment. You possess strong stakeholder management skills and have experience in successfully running projects in a multi-cultural setting with multiple stakeholders involved. A structural mind-set and proficient IT skills are essential for this role. Moreover, you demonstrate the ability to build pragmatic solutions. Strong teamwork and communication skills are highly valued, as is the capacity to influence and engage effectively in a diverse and global organization.
In this role you will meet highly dedicated colleagues and become part of a dynamic team in which effort and quality matter, and where you can help to set the agenda with your strong results and your positive and pro-active approach. Daily life is fast paced and at times quite pressurized, however communication is relaxed and informal with a focus on learning, improvement and support.
The DOVISTA 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 values.