Sandvik is a high-tech and global engineering group offering products and services that enhance customer productivity, profitability and safety. We hold world-leading positions in selected areas – tools and tooling systems for metal cutting; equipment and tools, service and technical solutions for the mining and construction industries; products in advanced stainless steels and special alloys as well as products for industrial heating. In 2016, the Group had approximately 43,000 employees and sales of 82 billion SEK in more than 150 countries within continuing operations.
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Project Office Manager, Automation
At Sandvik, we offer you a world of opportunities. Our diverse businesses and global network enable you to explore your potential and thrive. So now we challenge you: Think one step ahead, and then take it!
Our Business Unit (BU) Automation develops technologies, products and automation solutions for various digital mining applications and sells them globally in all major mining regions. Our most recognized product names are AutoMine® and OptiMine®, which are both leading digital solutions in the industry.
We are now looking for an experienced and active Project Office Manager to support our rapidly growing business in the field of digital mining products. This is a permanent position based in Tampere, Finland.
Key Performance Areas
Project Office Management:
Manage, report and own the full BU Automation project portfolio (R&D and Customer Projects)
Develop associated processes to reach project KPIs and achieve overall quality
Ensure all projects are delivered on time and on budget.
Directly manage large, strategically important customer and R&D projects
Regularly participate in and lead customer meetings
Actively participate in and supervise activities related to project pre-sales and execution
Ensure that all internal and external stakeholders are well aligned
Ensure that all projects are managed, governed and reported based on professional project management principles
Lead a team of project managers
Lean and Agile Methodology:
Work with the management team in BU Automation to implement a new Lean and Agile project methodology
You will be the owner of the Methodology and processes for BU Automation and you will act as a mentor across the organization to promote, develop and implement the process
Within the Lean and Agile process, you will establish the required governance and financial sign-off for projects that meet the Process governance and Sandvik Financial Guidelines
Your Profile You have a suitable technical education (e.g. Bachelor or Master of Science) and training on Lean and Agile methodologies. You are fluent in English. You have previous experience of delivering complex customer projects, people management and managing complex R&D projects in a large international engineering/automotive organization.
You can establish strong professional relationships directly with customers and communicate with them at all levels in their organization. You can manage a project office with a large and complex portfolio. You understand wider business needs and find innovative solutions to complex problems. You have excellent leadership, change management, networking, presentation and negotiation skills. You are able to work proactively and systematically in a fast-changing business environment with a strong customer focus. Willingness to travel is a prerequisite for the job.
Contact Information For further information about these positions, please contact: Riku Pulli, Vice President, Automation, tel. +358 (0)40 751 9040.
For more information about the recruitment process, please contact HR Services Finland, tel. +358 (0)800 1 44 444. Send your application and CV including your salary request no later than September 24, 2017. Read about Sandvik and apply at www.sandvik.com/careers. Job ID: 354316