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Nov 17, 2021

Gentofte, DK, 2820

International Project Manager Strategic Projects

Scandinavian Tobacco Group is all about creating moments of great enjoyment for smokers. This promise has made us a world leading manufacturer of cigars and traditional pipe tobacco. When you join our company, you’ll be part of an industry that is constantly changing. It takes a team of quick minds to grow and thrive, even when you deliver high-quality, natural products like ours. That’s why we look for smart, tenacious people who will go that extra mile. In return, we offer you the opportunity to challenge the status quo and the chance to develop new products and techniques. We’ll give you the freedom to question the way we do things and room to explore as far as your talent will take you.


Responsible for driving profit growth agenda through strategic projects around innovation and simplification

With this role you will be driving our strategic NPD projects agenda across our core categories and work in close collaboration with the brand teams and operations towards the development of new innovative ideas and turn them into successful products for the company. On top you will be driving the annual Innovation/ Simplification ideation workshops that is a key input into our commercial plan agenda.  


Main Tasks And Responsibilities

  • Drive strategic projects with the objective of commercial value for the organization
  • Contribute to the development of new and innovative products as well as developing our current brand portfolio
  • Utilizing your creativity to enhance our market position even further.
  • Unified NPD project management expertise that from commercial side leads the interface with Operations on NPD projects across cigar and packaging
  • Facilitates and drives bi-weekly project meetings for the product development community (commercial and supply chain)
  • Plan and coordinate commercial product development activities to ensure timely and rightly completion (artwork approvals, artwork deliveries, artwork printing, product and test materials etc.)
  • Maintain consistency and accuracy of information flow and project documentation between commercial and supply chain teams
  • Champions and facilitates execution of the NPD Development Process and documentation of high standard
  • Develop and implement best practices in commercial to optimize and speed up product development procedures

The position reports to the International Innovation Director, Europe Branded Division.

The location of the position is in Gentofte, Denmark where the Scandinavian Tobacco Group HQ is located.


What is needed to succeed?

Collaboration is a key strength in the role of the International Project Manager Strategic Projects and knowing your stakeholder management will support you in your success in the position.

Furthermore, we expect that you:

  • have at least 5 years of post-school experience within Consumer Insights, Marketing Innovation or Brand Management backed by a strong theoretical background
  • have accumulated significant insights into consumers in general, along with a proven track record of driving business development at either an account or a market level
  • have a solid business understanding is a must, and experience with project management is a definite advantage
  • like to challenge conventions when finding new approaches to get things moving. You have a serious appetite for walking that extra mile – every single day.

Your interpersonal and project management skills should enable you to network and build relations across national borders as well as between functions. It is a dynamic role and you thrive with the high level of surprizing circumstances often involved when working with Innovations.


The Marketing and Innovation team
Our European branded marketing team consists of a number of dedicated and highly skilled marketing and innovation professionals. We are responsible for all consumer, brand and strategic marketing and innovation activities throughout our mass market categories.

The team is international, and all are dedicated to delivering outstanding results and going the extra mile to succeed.


Join a world leading manufacturer of cigars and pipe tobacco
If you are up to the challenge, we are looking forward to receiving your application and CV. Please submit your application no later than Dec 10th, 2021 by pressing the “Apply” button.