Strategic Project Manager

GPV Group A/S

GPV Group A/S

GPV was founded in Denmark in 1961 and is today one of Europe’s leading electronics manufacturers. GPV is a customer-driven EMS (Electronics Manufacturing Services) partner providing complex electronics, inhouse mechanics and cable-harness, mechatronics, and box-build solutions including ODM design & engineering as well as test development services to customers across the high-mix EMS value chain.

Headquartered in Denmark, GPV is the second-largest European-headquartered EMS company with production facilities in Austria, China, Denmark, Estonia, Finland, Germany, Malaysia, Mexico, Slovakia, Sri Lanka, Sweden, Switzerland, and Thailand. GPV generates annual revenue of about DKK 8,5 billion/EUR 1.1 billion and has more than 8,000 employees. GPV is owned by the Danish industrial conglomerate Schouw & Co. (80%) and the family-owned Finnish investment company Ahlström Capital Group (20%).

Strategic Project Manager

Would you like to be part of one of Europe’s largest EMS (Electronics Manufacturing Services) companies?

Are you passionate about driving projects with strategic impact, ensuring crucial business decisions are delivered, and engaging with Senior Managers as stakeholders? For this we seek a strong performer who can execute these tasks in close cooperation with colleagues in Strategy & Sustainability.

A Strategic Project Manager who delivers impact for strategic ambitions
In the GPV strategy team referring to the VP Strategy & Sustainability, you are close to top management and other Senior Managers. The strategy team is located in Vejle, DK, driving the company’s strategic initiatives. Last year, GPV doubled in size by merging with Enics and thereby realising the current topline ambition. However, focus is now on harvesting synergies, return to benchmark profitability and enable a strong sustainability journey as highlighted topics. The strategic project manager is active in driving and delivering in projects and cross-functional tasks in this context.

You work in close cooperation with top management, Senior Managers and have great opportunities to engage with colleagues from the sites in the 13 countries, where GPV operates. In GPV, employees have high influence on their specific projects and tasks, where you: 
  • Drive a strategic workstream on larger cross-functional projects.
  • Manage projects in close cooperation with key stakeholders.
  • Engage in using and improving GPV’s project execution framework.
  • Support on project management training.
  • Deliver well-founded business recommendations to top management and other Senior Managers.
  • Support on general strategic and business-critical tasks.
It is crucial that the Strategic Project Manager takes ownership, drives, and participates in delivering on the topics in a constructive dialogue with stakeholders from different cultures and at all levels in the organisation. The ideal candidate has:
  • 2-4 years' experience from a similar position or a management consultancy.
  • Proven track record in delivering projects in scope, on time and with agreed resources.
  • Ability to both manage a project and concurrently working on the deliveries.
  • Strong analytical capabilities with the ability to communicate and present in a clear business context.
  • Proactive, self-driven and takes ownership – while being a team player.
  • Experience from an international organization and English language skills at negotiation level.
  • A master’s or bachelor’s degree within business engineering, strategy, business development or similar.
Travelling 20-30 days per year should be expected depending on tasks and projects. There are extensive career and development possibilities in a growth-oriented company with global presence.

If you have any questions, please call Research Consultant Astrid Gjørup at +45 4412 2247.

Please note that we only need your CV if you want to apply. Your enquiry is handled with confidentiality.


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