R&D Senior Project Manager

GN ReSound
Ballerup - Denmark
Published: April 16, 2018
Want to drive technology projects through concept and product development as the key link between concept and technology development in R&D and the commercial business? Then we offer you the chance to make your mark on our product implementation. And with our focus on empowerment, we guarantee you the room and independence to make your project management style shine.

At GN Hearing, we are known for great sound quality, design and technology excellence as well as meaningful solutions that help people with hearing challenges rediscover hearing. GN Hearing was the first company launching a made-for-iPhone® hearing aid and we are working on new and award-winning solutions.

Join an international team of skilled project managers
You will be part of our Product Development team in R&D – specifically 13 project managers based in Denmark, China and the US. We are responsible across the organization for the programme and project management of the hardware part of our products. Serving as each other’s sounding boards, we lead highly complex, cross-disciplinary, multi-site innovation and product development projects.

In everything we do, we want to hear more, do more and be more. We want to break new grounds and create the most innovative steps that make life sound better to end users across the globe.

Manage complex projects and multiple stakeholders
Your main responsibility is to manage concept, technology and product development hardware projects with a high degree of technical complexity. You balance needs across the R&D, Marketing and Global Operations groups to ensure optimal project output.

Moreover, you work with technology architects and system engineers to ensure technical and system integration perspectives and delivery focus. Specifically, your focus will be on exploration and innovation as you:

• Drive cross functional innovation, serving as a role model and mentor, inspiring colleagues to attain goals and pursue excellence
• Monitor risks and assess risk levels, balancing innovation level versus risk
• Maximise project value through understanding and recognising technology needs, business drivers and value implications in balancing risk, cost, scope and timeline
• Clearly communicate project status, decision requests and risks/issues to Senior Management as well as advise and influence decision making by presenting options and recommending actions

Strong, technology savvy and motivational project manager
You are a team player with good communication and cooperation skills, enabling you to ensure efficiency and motivate your colleagues in each project. Being passionate about technology, quality and the use of best practices and methodologies, your professional integrity guarantees strong stakeholder management, allowing Senior Management to have confidence in execution, progress and deliverables. At the same time, you thrive navigating in the unknown innovative area of new concept and technology development, balancing the exploratory elements with an ambition of fast time to market.

• You have 5+ years of industry experience, managing projects with a high level of technical complexity, working with front end product concept development and innovation.
• You have experience applying appropriate exploration techniques leading your project team through concepting and innovation.
• You hold a master’s degree or similar, preferably within the field of engineering, giving you a solid technical understanding.
• You speak and write English fluently.
• Preferably, you have a PMI certification within project management.

Would you like to know more?
If the position has caught your attention and you wish to apply, please forward a short cover letter with your motivation for applying along with your resume. For further information, please contact Jan Blaabjerg, ‎Vice President, R&D Product Development, at +45 20 91 42 45.

Interviews will be conducted on a concurrent basis so please do not hold yourself back applying for the job. Deadline for applying: 4 May, 2018.

GN Hearing
People with hearing loss are at the heart of everything we do. ReSound® hearing aids help people feel more involved, connected and in control. In an ever-smarter world, we think big and challenge the norm so that we can transform lives through the power of sound. Available exclusively through audiologists and hearing care professionals.

ReSound is part of The GN Group – pioneering great sound from world-leading ReSound hearing aids to Jabra office headsets and sports headphones. Founded in 1869, employing over 5,000 people, and listed on NASDAQ OMX Copenhagen, GN makes life sound better.