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Project Manager with agile experience to Nordea Asset Management, Copenhagen

København K, DK, 1401

Job ID: 3517 

Are you passionate about managing projects with high business attention? Are you motivated by taking accountability for the whole project life cycle? Do you have a strong portfolio logic and want to be part of sharpening the portfolio in line with our strategic direction? If yes, then you might be the ambitious Senior Project Manager – eager to drive and implement strategic development projects – that we are looking for.


At Nordea, we see that the world is changing fast – and we want to be one step ahead of the curve. That’s why we’re deeply committed to providing the financial solutions of tomorrow to our customers. We’re creating an agile environment where we experiment and grow together – and we need your ideas and unique background. With us, you’ll be in good company with a chance to make your mark on something bigger. 


Your future responsibilities


Project Office is a team within Operations & Technology in Nordea Asset Management.


We are a Project Management Office (PMO) and our main service is to manage larger development initiatives with a strategic and/or complex offset across our global value chain.  We drive both in an agile and waterfall setting, utilizing the appropriate frameworks. We also define best practices and methodologies for how to execute development initiatives to ensure we work efficiently and meet the agreed goals. We are also responsible for keeping the strategic development portfolio on track and facilitates the all processes around the entire portfolio e.g. by servicing our prioritization board.


The work requires deep planning knowledge, excellent communication skills, a high drive and interest in close engagement with stakeholders across the value chain. As Senior Project Manager you will play a lead role in driving the implementation of our strategy.


What you’ll be doing:


  • Start up a virtual team based on agile methodology as a scrum master
  • Be responsible and deliver cross-functional development initiatives effectively and innovations key to the strategy by being an independent driver for one or more development initiatives
  • Translate business needs to tangible objectives, plan and follow up on deliverables throughout the whole lifecycle of the development initiative.
  • Being able to deconstruct problems and roadblocks and guide participants towards solutions and motivate your team to collaborates effectively with the rest of the organization to deliver impact.
  • Be in close dialogue with your key stakeholders at all times and be responsible for reporting and follow up on your development initiatives
  • Contribute to a strong project portfolio management
  • Contribute to the development of our team capabilities and be part of a movement of the team to the next level to perform in an agile and waterfall setting in the entire organization.


Who you are

Collaboration. Ownership. Passion. Courage. These are the four key values that guide us in being at our best. We imagine that you enjoy learning and are excited about bringing your ideas to the table. You’re dependable, willing to speak up – even when it’s difficult – and committed to empowering others.

We are looking for a profile that has proven strong leadership skills in an ever-changing environment. The ideal candidate will combine a strong analytical and strategic problem-solving mindset with a flair for implementing changes with buy-in from the organization.

To succeed in this role, we believe that you:


  • Have a can do attitude and a passion for change with an empathic mindset
  • Enjoy working in an ambitious team and changing environment and are curious within your field.
  • Are able to keep calm while performing under pressure and retain progress in simultaneous tasks in a hectic and informal environment.
  • Have great stakeholder management skills and ability to interact with all levels of the organization. You are a tactful diplomat, thinker, analyzer and are good at networking.
  • Have great communication skills, both spoken and written in English


Your experience and background:


  • Certified Project manager (PMP/IPMA/Prince2) or Scrum Master is required combined with a solid understanding on how to work and operate within this methodology
  • Several years of working experience within project management, agile methodology etc.
  • Experience in related roles in a complex industry and/or experience or from a management consulting firm.
  • Experience from the financial sector it’s a strong benefit, but not a requirement.
  • You have a relevant Master’s degree with strong results.
  • Proficient user of Teams, Excel, PowerPoint, Jira and other relevant tools, if you have skills in e.g. Power BI or similar it’s an advantage but not a prerequisite


 If it sounds like you, get in touch!


Next steps

Submit your application no later than 09/12/2021. For more information about the position, please contact Sofie Hartung, +45 21199858.


At Nordea, we know that an inclusive workplace is a sustainable workplace. We deeply believe that our diverse backgrounds, experiences, characteristics and traits make us better at serving customers and communities. So please come as you are.

Department:  Project management / Consultancy

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