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Project Manager, Transformation Management Office (PMO)

Date: Feb 4, 2019

Location: Soeborg, DK, 2860

Company: Scandinavian Tobacco Group

Project Manager, Transformation Management Office (PMO)
Søborg, Denmark


At Scandinavian Tobacco Group empowerment comes naturally.

If you’re the kind of person who likes to do the same thing every day, working at Scandinavian Tobacco Group is not for you. It takes a team of quick minds to survive and thrive in our business, and we look for smart, tenacious people who will go that extra mile — every single day. In return, we offer opportunities to challenge the status quo, developing our business and ensuring compliance – are you up for the challenge?


As a part of the newly established Transformation Management Office, and in the newly established position as Project Manager, you will get a key role in building a professional portfolio management Scandinavian Tobacco Group, where you need to help the ongoing prioritization and planning of the project portfolio within our group-wide transformational program, Fuelling the Growth. The program consists of five initiatives. 1) organisational restructuring to ensure an agile organisation, 2) realignment of commercial resources in four new divisions, 3) optimisation of the global logistics set-up, 4) establishment of a global procurement organisation and 5) improved operational cost efficiency through reduction of production complexity, all contributing to increasing shareholder value by raising earnings capabilities, driving efficiencies and stimulating market share growth.


The job
You will be part of the Group transformation program supporting strategic business improvement initiatives, including the tracking and reporting of the results to business managers and top management. This position can be a great first (or second) step in your career towards e.g. a strategic position or a financial management position in a truly international organization. You will contribute with professional sparring on financial subjects towards the project managers, business and leadership team.

Main tasks and responsibilities

  • Assist in the strategic prioritization and planning of projects for the portfolio, including data quality and analysis
  • Financial analysis and reporting, keeping track of the overall portfolio economy, including regular follow-up meetings
  • Project management, ensuring alignment and interaction between the portfolio and the individual projects
  • Establish, track and follow up on relevant KPIs for the business
  • Support our business areas with in preparing business cases, project execution, reporting set-ups, approval processes and more
  • Engage with senior stakeholders and support them in defining and delivering their project portfolio to reach their strategic objectives, highlighting key issues and potentials for improving strategy execution
  • Reporting to management and steering committees
  • Internal communication

You will be working out of our head office in Søborg, Denmark, reporting to the Head of Transformation Management, and should anticipate approx. 15-30 travels days per year.

What is needed to succeed?
In addition to having a solid and relevant financial theoretical background, at master’s level, you should have 3-5 years of experience from working in an international environment. The ideal candidate has a proven track record of practical experience within Transformation- or Project Management Offices, founded in a strong business understanding. You find an inner ignition in strategic matters but also take great pride in being the executing project manager of strategic initiatives, spanning across our Group, and daily administrative tasks. You work in a systematic, structured and analytical way and is motivated by navigating between many internal stakeholders in an international organization.

About the department
You will join the newly established Transformation Management Office department in the Group’s head office. We are busy and have exciting and important tasks ahead of us and are therefore expanding the department with this position. The department is involved in the world-wide business of Scandinavian Tobacco Group which includes subsidiaries in approx. 20 countries and export sales to more than 100 countries.


Join our team
If you are up to the challenge, we are looking forward to receiving your application. Please apply by submitting your application no later than 28 February 2019. Should you have any questions about the role please feel free to contact Head of Transformation Management Office, Thomas Konradsen at or Strategic HR Business Partner, Jan Fledelius, at or phone: +45 50 84 72 43.


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. It is our belief that smoking tobacco involves a health risk and is habitual. Smoking is a choice made by adults, and nobody under the age of 18 should smoke. Scandinavian Tobacco Group welcomes both smokers and none smokers.

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