Become part of our journey to the next level as our new Head of PPMO - We help more than 60.000 users make better decisions, faster – every day.

We work tirelesly on making technology and content play together in an increasingly beautiful symphony, allowing our customers to make better decisions, faster – every day. A balanced, efficient portfolio of projects and epics is essential for delivering value to our customers. For this we need the right person.

The job as Head of Project Portfolio Management Office (PPMO) is placed in the Technology department and the role is part of the Technology Leadership Team. The PPMO is responsible for all cross-organisation large projects in Karnov Group with direct report to Jesper Kingo, Group Chief Technology Officer (CTO).

 

Your tasks will include:

  • Responsible for delivering portfolio value from large and high-value projects across the organisation by aligning strategic plans, roadmaps and balancing the portfolio
  • Management of the processes, methods, and technologies used by product owners and product managers
  • Run an effective PPMO platform with focus on balancing innovation and controlling development investments
  • Lead and facilitate PPMO Board meetings including documentation and communication
  • Ensure compliance and implementation of projects decided in the PPMO Board
  • Train the organisation in relevant project and scaled agile frameworks and our tailored governance model
  • Work closely with Finance department on effective budgeting and reporting of projects and investments
  • Build up internal relations and establish value-adding cooperation with the PPMO Board and the rest of the organisation.

 

About you

Your theoretical background could be, but not necessarily, a higher education at master’s degree level. It is more important that you have project management experience and that you enjoy working with a project organisation every day.


Professional skills:

  • +5 years of experience as Head of Project Management Office
  • Project management skills with focus on innovation and development
  • Proven track record in balancing agile development project portfolios
  • Leadership experience from small teams
  • Mastering financial controlling of budgets and reports
  • Solid methodology toolbox, e.g. stage-gate model, SAFe, Scrum, Prince2, MSP
  • English at negotiation level (group language is English)
  • Fluent in Danish, Swedish or Norwegian – written and oral
  • Tooling: Office 365 – superior skills in Excel, Powerpoint and Sharepoint. Other tools for Project Management systems, e.g. Jira, Harvest, or like.

 

You are characterised by being:

  • Analytical and data-driven
  • Performance and result-oriented
  • Strong stakeholder management capabilities – managing, communicating and collaborating with all levels of the organisation
  • Excels in creating an overview and a structured way of working with attention to deadlines
  • Resilient to changes and speed
  • Outgoing, service-minded and masters timely and effective communication
  • Can-do and self-driven attitude
  • And, last but not least you are an ambitious person who enjoys working with like-minded on an everyday basis.

 

We offer

A position in an ambitious company with great opportunities for professional and personal development with competitive salary and bonus, pension and health insurance, 6 weeks holiday and opportunities for further education and courses and best-in-class technology equipment.

You will be working in cooperation with senior management, taking ownership supporting delivery of high-value projects and processes across the organisation, collaborating on all levels. You will obtain new learnings in a dynamic and changing environment by contributing in growing the company to the next level.

We believe in close collaboration across the entire business to serve our customers every day. We value diversity and we take pride in acting as role models to always walk the talk and getting things done.

We aim to fill the position as soon as possible and will evaluate applications as they arrive. Questions regarding the position can be directed to CTO Jesper Kingo, jesper.kingo@karnovgroup.com or phone +45 40444047.


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