Project Manager, Nordics

Vantaa, Uusimaa, Finland SUPPLY CHAIN 26064 26/03/2020
We are looking for an experienced Project Manager to lead projects within the Nordics. You will be responsible for managing and coordinating new customer implementations as well as bigger improvement projects for our 3PL warehouse and transport customers in close cooperation with customers, IT, business development, solution design and site management. We want to be our customer’s first choice when it comes to tailored solutions and this role is a big part of maintaining and achieving that goal. The position will be based in Sweden or Finland and reports to Head of Project Delivery Nordics. Travelling within the Nordics is required.

Your main tasks include
• Manage the overall planning, control, status reporting, stability and delivery of projects to ensure project goals and objectives are met within agreed upon time, scope, budget and resource requirements
• Develop project plans, schedules, estimates, resource plans, and status reports to maintain customer satisfaction
• Build strong working relationships and ensure delivery of appropriate communication to all stakeholders
• Manage project risks and issues, define mitigating actions and drive resolution for a satisfactory outcome and escalate as appropriate
• Manage the scope of the project. Document scope changes and gain approval by required parties to ensure benefit realization
• Manage the project budget, highlight and resolve all spending issues.
• Function as a subject matter expert in area where the project manager has expertise (e.g. automation, logistics processes, etc.)
• Manage project progress to all stakeholders in accordance with a well-structured communications plan and ensure all communication is tailored to stakeholder need
• Ensure the health of the project, manage project risks and mitigation plans and ensure these risks are proactively communicated
• Deliver best practice project documentation, completed to quality standards, kept up to date, available throughout the project and maintained in the project database
• Lead the project team to accomplish the tasks as outlined, manage change and deliver business benefits

We expect you to have
• 5+ years’ experience in project and program management roles, preferably in logistics industry
• University degree in the field of logistics, business administration or equivalent
• Strong knowledge of project management methodology (e.g. Prince2 or PMI) and change management methodology
• Ability to lead and manage a cross-country, multicultural team.
• Financial acumen and strategic foresight
• Customer centricity and ability to inspire customers and gain their commitment
• Ability to work in a virtual/ matrix environment
• Excellent communication, negotiation and influencing skills
• Ability to relate to all levels of staff and management
• Knowledge of strategic applications and business processes in Supply Chain
• Results-oriented and driven by goal achievement with a strong focus on high quality delivery performance
• Ability to work independently in a fast paced and challenging project-based culture, set the right priorities and self-motivate

We offer
• Challenging projects in an international environment.
• Development and career opportunities in a dynamic, global company.

Please send your application and CV in English no later than 10th of April, 2020.
For further information, please contact David Bassl, Head of Project Delivery Nordics,

Facts and Figures

  • Working Hours


  • Business Unit

    DHL Supply Chain (Finland) Oy

  • Employment Type

    Permanent Full-Time

  • Shift Requirement

    Day Time Only