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Senior Technology Project Manager

Location: 

Humlebæk, DK

Job Family:  Research & Development
Country/Region:  Denmark

 

Are you ready to take the lead as we mature new technologies that make life easier for millions of people living with intimate health care needs? 
If you are fuelled by working with novel technologies and bring those from ideas through early maturation and into development projects, please read on.


We love new technologies and are motivated to bring these into the hands of users
As a part of our Innovation R&D organisation, you will join a team of technology project managers. With the needs of our users and Coloplast’s strategic priorities as our point of departure, we research potential new technologies, scope the solution space and ensure the maturation of the most promising candidates, before they are brought into product development and later mass production and marketing. 


You drive our early technology projects with structure and clarity on goals
Your overall responsibility will be to scope, plan and execute one or more technology projects within Coloplast business areas. You will be working closely together with a team with deep technical competences both internally and in collaboration with other companies and academia, where your role is to set the direction, ensure the necessary project structures and drive your projects execution according to our technology maturation model. 


The projects usually last from half a year up to 2 years with project teams consisting of 4-10 people 


During the different stages of the projects, you will:

  • Work to scope the project and define key requirements for the to be developed technology
  • Define the necessary team and plan the work in the project
  • Define contractual terms when collaborating with external partners
  • Identify relevant technologies either internally or together with your colleagues in the scouting team
  • Drive and evaluate the technical achievements in the projects and adjust plan and scope in close alignment with your steering group
  • Collaborate with the line managers of the project participants regarding planning of resources 
  • Communicate to your team and the organisation of progress if your projects
  • Be responsible for the financial management of the project, including tracking the OPEX and CAPEX spending using pre-defined finance tools and processes


You are also expected to participate in developing the way we work with technology projects as we seek to be an organisation with a learning and improving mindset 


Experienced technical project manager with strong communication skills
You work in a structured way so that the uncertainties that are natural in early stage technology projects does not become a stress factor to you or your team. You are confident in reaching out proactively to stakeholders to seek knowledge and support and you master working with a broad range of competences also outside your own domain. 


We also imagine that you:

  • Have +5 years of project management experience within a technical field – this could for example be the medico, chemical or plastics industry
  • Are a MS/BS within the field of engineering, chemistry, biology, innovation, medical devices, or hold a similar technical background


Interested? 
If you would like to know more about the position, please contact Senior Technology Project Manager Jens Høg Truelsen (dkjtr@coloplast.com) or Vice President, R&D Scouting and Project Management, Morten Wainach Ølgaard (dkmwd@coloplast.com). We will take candidates into the recruitment process continuously, so do not hesitate to apply. This position will remain open until a suitable candidate has been found.
 

 

Pursuing an ambitious growth agenda, Coloplast develops and markets products and services that make life easier for people with intimate healthcare needs. Employing about 14.000 people and with products available in more than 143 countries, we are one of the world´s leading medical device companies. We are constantly growing our business and always looking for new ways to move forward – we explore, learn and look for new ways of doing things.

 

Coloplast is committed to being an inclusive organization, where people bring their differences to work each day, fulfil their potential and have a strong sense of belonging because – and not despite – of their differences. We therefore encourage all qualified candidates to apply regardless of gender, age, race, nationality, ethnicity, sexual orientation, religious belief or physical ability.

 

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