Portfolio Manager for group IT

GN Store Nord
Ballerup - Denmark
Published: October 02, 2018
Do you have the skills to further develop an international IT portfolio that spans all functions of a global organization?

We are currently widening our Project Management Organization, strengthening our portfolio and stakeholder management capabilities. As such, we are developing our ability to build and maintain a prioritized project portfolio that merges business priorities with IT strategy and architecture in a well-governed process. This is your opportunity to take it even further.

Join a division that supports the entire GN Group

Our IT portfolio spans the entire GN Group, including our 3 subsidiaries: GN Store Nord, GN Audio and GN Hearing, and encompasses everything from strategic initiatives that transform our business to digital road maps to technical design and testing tools for our laboratories and development divisions placed all over the world.

You will join our Project Management Organization (PMO) in Ballerup, part of Group IT, dedicated to securing our IT portfolio that supports the entire organization in doing what it does best: leading major technology shifts with intelligent audio solutions to make life sound better.

Define the portfolio of the future
With a central role in managing the IT portfolio, you will work with a significant budget encompassing strategic as well as operational initiatives. As such, you will have the responsibility for all processes surrounding portfolio management, from qualification of business needs and budget planning to decision-making.

With this unique opportunity to join an organization on a journey and influence the future of PMO and Group IT, you will:
- Manage the entire portfolio of IT investments, securing its adherence to agreed IT strategy, and regularly report to top management
- Manage and define the IT Master Plan – the “active” set of projects in the portfolio – and communicate decision recommendations according to the IT governance model
- Ensure that IT investments are in line with financial guidelines and balanced in terms of size and risk through change impact analysis and demand forecasting
- Develop and manage our portfolio management framework to secure collaborative decision-making and resource allocation, including related processes and tools

Can you listen, challenge and transform?
For you to succeed in this position, it is vital that you are driven to actively listen to business needs and challenge our processes to achieve innovation and maximum business value.

As such, you have excellent analytical skills to produce insights on your own, the communicative abilities to create engagement in the portfolio agenda, and the structured mindset to streamline processes without getting caught up in bureaucratic redundancy.

You also bring:
- 3+ years’ experience with portfolio management and 3+ years’ experience with project management, preferably within IT
- A proven track record of successfully managing a portfolio as well as projects of a larger scale through analysing business needs and driving execution within budget and timeframe
- Fluency in English and Danish, allowing you to function as project advisor for both middle and senior management in Denmark and across borders
- The ability to travel approximately 15 days per year to our international divisions to facilitate collaboration and communication

Would you like to know more?
To apply, use the ‘APPLY’ link no later than October 23rd, 2018. Applications are assessed on a continuous basis which is why we encourage you to send your application as soon as possible.

If you want to know more about the position, you are welcome to contact Head of PMO Björn Fröberg on +45 53 36 43 51.

GN Group
The GN Group is a global leader in intelligent audio solutions that let you hear more, do more and be more than you ever thought possible. With our unique competencies within medical, professional and consumer audio solutions, we transform lives through the power of sound.

With world leading expertise in the human ear, sound, wireless technology and miniaturization, GN's audio solutions are marketed by the brands ReSound, Beltone, Interton, Jabra and Blueparrott in 100 countries. Founded in 1869, the GN Group employs more than 5,500 people and is listed on Nasdaq Copenhagen (GN.CO).

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