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A Project Manager acts as a leader in the project execution team supporting the Food & Dairy Business Unit. They are responsible for collaborating with multiple stakeholders across departments and functions -from Sales to Supply Chain, Finance (project budget and cost control) and Risk management of customer focused projects. The Project Manager has direct influence on ensuring project and financial progress and happy customers.

The position allows for a hybrid working schedule between home, office, and jobsite.

Job Description

  • Managing projects (usually 5 million dollars +) as a Professional Project Manager

  • Overall responsible for the execution of a project being involved in the initial quotation phase right up to commissioning, handover and project close down.

  • Overall responsible for the financial performance and result of the project, ensuring the best outcome for company

  • Organizing the project organization while being responsible for the project success and providing strong direction for a small project team

  • Responsible for ensuring a strong culture of ownership within the project team in meeting the project objectives.

  • Planning and maintaining project schedule by monitoring project progress including the man-hour estimates and margin goals.

  • Responsible for reporting of the development in the project to multiple stakeholders fx. steering committee, customer

  • Responsible for ensuring that tasks are coordinated and carried out in a manner which is in line with company’s standard practice and procedures and meets with the customer expectations as far as commercially possible.

  • Responsible for completion of projects according to scope, cost, quality and schedule – deliver project within budget.

  • Responsible for the customer management and satisfaction during the execution of the project

  • Ensure that the site work is managed by the site manager and that H&S is implemented at all times. Attend client meetings on site to facilitate the commissioning of supplied equipment and proving all the KPI’s.

  • Responsible for Claim Management & Change order management

  • Perform Risk Management to mitigate and minimize project risks.

  • Capture and evaluate Lessons Learned of a project. 

  • Create Procurement plan with supply chain to schedule fabrication and component receipt to meet project schedule. Ultimately responsible for the RFQ process for installation, contractor selection, contractor management.

  • Lead a small team of project engineers without direct line reporting relation.



  • Ensure the different external suppliers participate in the project and deliver equipment fulfilling the contract requirements.
  • Main contact to the customer during project execution

  • Review product design for compliance with engineering principles, company standards, and customer contract requirements, and related specifications

  • Ensuring that a formal Risk assessment and Risk mitigation plan as well as Stakeholder analysis is developed and maintained during the entire project.



  • Internal: Steering committee, Legal, Finance, Sub-project managers, Supply Chain, Sales

  • External: Customers, contractors, suppliers, consultants

  • Mobilize competences from technology centers, supply chain, technical engineering, automation, local market companies etc.

  • Ability of leading leaders & very skilled in stakeholder-management with top management from customer, company top management and different entity

  • Responsible for the execution of the project and reports to Head of Department or Managing Director and/or Project Director

  • Ultimate responsibility for the site installation and commissioning phases of a project to achieve the completion of the project to suit customer requirements.



Your profile and qualifications:

Educational Background

  • Degree within engineering

  • Appliance of project management methodologies and skills in commercial project management

  • More than 3 years of Project membership in technical projects

  • Knowledge in handling legal and contractual matters

  • Knowledge in negotiation and dispute resolution

  • Successful track record of finishing projects with regards to results, timing, customer satisfaction and quality

  • Background experience in the chemical, dairy, food or beverage projects are highly desirable.

  • The ideal candidate holds a relevant project management education.

  • Direct people management through influential leadership capabilities. Leadership capabilities visible (challenges, praising, …).

  • Demonstrates commercial awareness exploring risks and opportunities of the business.

  • Breaks down the problem. Takes action to avoid future problems.

  • Wants to do the job well. Strives for higher standards.

  • Interpersonal skills

  • Ability to handle teams of project engineers establishing clarity and direction as well as building a good positive team.

  • English (fluent written and verbal) language skills are a pre-requisite.