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Project Manager in Corporate Facilities - Denmark  

Novo Nordisk (company)


Posted on : 10 April 2017

Project Description

Job Description
  • Are you an experienced Project Manager with a solid knowledge of building maintenance, plant projects, facility management, preferably with training in building design? 
  • Are you able to see the whole picture and how things link up from a business perspective? 
  • Do you also have strong communication skills?
  • Then this might be your chance to take on a challenging and varied job as a Project Manager in our Corporate Facilities, Building Maintenance department. 
  • This could be your opportunity to start an exciting career in one of the world’s largest and most successful biopharmaceutical companies.

About the department
  • The department sits within the Property & Projects area, and has 19 dedicated employees working across two departments. 
  • They provide facilities to our sites  including maintenance of buildings and areas, building offices, infrastructure, dealing with authorities and management, and development of the office portfolio.
  • Property & Projects covers all sites  and is run by Corporate Facilities, delivering all services related to facility management at our company.

The Position
  • You will be Project Manager in a department of 7 skilled and organised engineers and technicians, whose responsibilities are to run and maintain buildings, areas and technical installations and furthermore manage projects in relation to that. 
  • Our property portfolio is constantly being developed, requiring data-driven processes and a high degree of communication with, and management of, stakeholders.  
  • Your role will consist of managing our tactical level of exterior maintenance i.e. contracts, supplier meetings, and budgets as well as dialog meetings with our key stakeholders etc. 
  • On top of that you will also be responsible for different types of projects across the department’s responsibility.  
  • You will be empowered to develop and optimize processes and working routines in Building Maintenance together with good colleagues.
  • Your tasks and projects will be carried out in close cooperation with our Service Centres, advisors and suppliers, requiring close follow-up and excellent management. 
  • Budget and finance planning is a particularly important part of the job and will require you to have great insight, even during busy times.

  • You are a trained Engineer or have an equivalent educational background in craft skills within building.
  •  Your knowledge of building and property conditions is solid and you have several years experience of project management within the building field.
  •  It might be an advantage if you have worked with facility management or in a service area before. 
  •  You have a holistic approach to project management and you are able to see the whole picture without getting lost in details.
  • As a person, you are outgoing and structured in your approach, and you are able to multitask well.
  • You are good at communicating with a variety of people and have the ability to tailor your communication to the recipient. 
  • As our company is an international company, knowledge of both spoken and written English and Danish is required.
  •  You work independently, but you are also a team player and are able to keep calm under pressure. 
  • You are proactive, result oriented, you have an eye for quality, and you identify possibilities and solutions when needed. 
  • You like to be a part of the whole maintenance setup operational/tactical level supported by reestablishment projects.

Working with Us:
  • We use our skills, dedication and ambition to help people with diabetes.
  • We offer the chance to be part of a truly global work place, where passion and engagement are met with opportunities for professional and personal development.