About Swedish Match;
Swedish Match develops, manufactures, and sells quality products with market-leading brands in the product areas Snus and moist snuff, Other tobacco products (cigars and chewing tobacco), and Lights (matches, lighters, and complementary products). Production is located in six countries, with sales concentrated in Scandinavia and the US. Sales for 2015 amounted to 14 486 MSEK and the average number of employees was 4 488. The Swedish Match share is listed on Nasdaq Stockholm (SWMA). Some of its well-known brands include: General, Longhorn, White Owl, Red Man, Fiat Lux, and Cricket. For more information: www.swedishmatch.com

We create shareholder value by offering tobacco consumers enjoyable products of superior quality in a responsible way. By providing products that are recognized as safer alternatives to cigarettes, we can contribute significantly to improved public health – a world without cigarettes.

About Group IT;
We create shareholder value with IT in three key aspects: innovating the business model, enabling business transformation and running business processes. We do this through four service portfolios: Development of Services, Application services, Operations services and Engagement and Governance. Our services are consumed by all Swedish Match businesses, all functions and all staff.

About Service Development;
Service Development is the development function in the Group IT organization, responsible for solution development as well as solution enhancement, management and maintenance, and solution architecture. We build and develop strategic competencies in Solution Competence Centers (SCC) – ERP, BI, Custom Solutions and Other Standard Solutions.

The role
Would you like to be a part of building and establish the PMO office, as well as drive and support selected Group IT projects to deliver on time, quality and cost, as committed? If yes – apply for a new role as IT Project Manager at the PMO office – at Swedish Match Headquarters in Stockholm.

Your tasks

  • Lead our projects throughout the full project life cycle, from design to development, test and launch
  • Lead and support everyone involved from relevant stakeholders to achieve project objectives on time, quality and cost
  • Cooperation with exernal suppliers and vendors; leading vendor´s project manager
  • Manage steering committee, customer, user and Group IT stakeholders, incl. communications, relationships & expectations
  • Maneuvering the project through its context, encompassing e.g. conflicting priorities or objectives, dependencies and events
  • Planning, monitoring and controlling all aspects of a project
  • Provide continuous contribution to enhance and strengthen Group IT´s PMO
Your background
To succeed in this role you have more than several years of exstensive ITproject Management experience, e.g. in different, various size IT implementations projects as well as solution development processes. You have a solid experience with project management tools and methods. You have a broad knowledge of the IT industry in general with a solid understanding of requirement analysis and solution testing. You have sound experience in working with vendor management with proven negotiation skills.

Furthermore it is of great importance that you are independent and self driven with strong leadership skills. As well you hold the ability to establish a trust and lead and get teams to collaborate with a great result. You are adept at getting your message across.

You hold a degree in the field of IT management, engineering, economics or business administration or equivalent training.

Fluent proficiency in oral and written English and Swedish is a requirement for the position. Willingness to travel is required

Qualifying but not mandatory is experience in working in a global environment and team set up as well as a certification PMP/PMI or equivalent

What Swedish Match can offer
Swedish Match vision is “A world without cigarettes” and our core values are Passion, Ownership, Quality and Innovation. These cornerstones are ever present in our daily work, and to us every single colleague is a crucial part of our winning team. At Swedish Match, you will be given the opportunity to work within an innovative company with a strong heritage. We know that the best workplace has an equal measure of men and women, and that it is characterized by openness to all cultures. For this reason, we work strategically with gender equality and cultural diversity.

Application
In this recruitment we collaborate with Dfind IT. As we interview candidates continuously, we look forward receiving your application as soon as possible. If you have any questions, please contact recruitment consultant Ann-Christine Holmer, ann-christine.holmer@dfind.se.