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Senior Project Manager, Scrum Master to Business and Institutional Tech

Taastrup, DK, 2630

Job ID: 4981 

Would you like to lead the delivery of important IT projects for Business Banking and Large Corporates & Institutions in Nordea?

We are now looking for experienced Execution Leaders that can join us in the capacity as Project Managers.

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. 

About this opportunity

Welcome to the Execution Leadership team in Business and Institutional Technology! We add value by driving and leading change in a complex IT delivery landscape, catering for both Agile and traditional IT delivery set-ups. Execution Leader is a term we use to refer to any role leading technology change and development and encompasses Project Managers, Scrum Masters, Release Train Engineers and much more.

What you’ll be doing:


  • Driving change initiatives including leading development teams to deliver on the business objectives
  • Translating business needs to tangible project objectives and solutions
  • Managing stakeholders and successfully delivering according to agreed scope and priorities in a predictable, and transparent manner
  • Reporting on budget, progress, risks in accordance with Nordea processes
  • Proactively demonstrating control of the key issues i.e. risk and compliance, and managing proper mitigatation actions to ensure a smooth delivery
  • Supporting the initiatives in removing impediments and blockers to secure delivery
  • Inspiring, motivating and coaching team members, establishing continuous improvements and encouraging a growth mindset
  • Building high-performance teams, fostering collaboration and steering teams towards the culture of knowledge sharing and continuous improvement
  • Together with the teams, creating a fun and energizing work environment built on trust, inclusion and good communication


You’ll join a great team of professional Execution Leaders. The role is based in Copenhagen.

Who you are

Collaboration. Ownership. Passion. Courage. These are the values that guide us in being at our best – and that we imagine you share with us.  

To succeed in this role, we believe that you:


  • Have documented ability to work and lead cross-border with different cultures
  • Genuine interest in learning the business context and technology solution
  • You're curious, enjoy learning and are excited about bringing your ideas to the table
  • Willingness to drive initiatives of both agile and more traditional character
  • You are dependable, well grounded, willing to speak up – even when it’s difficult – and committed to empowering others
  • Experience in building a strong team and, subsequently, team development
  • Have great communication and networking skills, and being good in driving collaboration across the value chain
  • Have strong drive, being goal-oriented, structured, dedicated and thorough are open to change, and with an interest in continuously developing yourself as well as others

Your experience and background:


  • A proven track record in IT project management or facilitation of complex Agile initiatives
  • Experience in leading complex initiatives, with distributed and multi-faceted teams, in a fast paced environment
  • Firm grasp of agile methodologies (SAFe/Scrum) and/or traditional project management (PMI/IPMA-certification or equivalent is preferred)
  • Understanding of IT process and the software development lifecycle
  • Analytical skills and ability to deal with complex issues
  • Experience of building strong stakeholder relationships
  • Experience from working in the Financial Services industry, is preferred
  • Minimum Bachelor's degree or equivalent in an IT relevant field
  • Fluent in English

If this sounds like you, get in touch!


Next steps

Submit your application no later than 31/01/2022. Interviews will be held on an ongoing basis. 


For more information, you’re welcome to contact Hannah Claire West, hannah.west@nordea.dk or +45 5115 3824.

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.

Please be aware that any applications or CVs coming through email or direct messages will not be accepted or considered. 

Department:  IT/Technology

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