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Senior Project Manager/Team Lead

 

We’re now hiring a Senior Project Manger with a Team lead function to the Project Management department in Sweden.

This is a great opportunity for someone ready for the next step in the career ladder as you will be part of forming our future work processes within Project Management as well as develop yourself in the function of Team lead.

 

About us

Basefarm is a European Managed Service Provider. We create market leaders by integrating the key competencies for digital transformation – big data, cloud computing, and information security, into one service offering. Our delivery model covers everything from ”idea to cable”; we provide strategic advice, implementation projects, and infrastructure operations under one management and on any cloud.

In August 2018 Basefarm was acquired by the Orange Group, a leading global telecommunications operator, to reinforce the cloud expertise of Orange Business Services, its enterprise division. For more information, go to www.orange-business.com.

 

The role

The Project department is in exciting times of change and is now looking for a Senior Project Manager/Team lead ready for new challenges. We’re currently overseeing our processes and workflows as our ambition is to align as much as possible with Norway and the Netherlands to strengthen the group Project Management function in Basefarm. As a step in that direction, we’re at the start of implementing a group PMO function of which this position will be highly involved in locally developing and ensuring successful implementation. Furthermore, you will be able to impact and have a say on the decisions of how the department will operate in the future.

The position is a 50/50 split between working operationally with everyday management of projects as a Senior project manager; planning, executing, monitoring and closing projects, and acting as a Team Lead for the Swedish team. The team today consists of 6 skilled Project Managers in Sweden and a total of 16 in Basefarm Group.

 

Furthermore, your responsibilities include:

  • Managing Basefarm’s relationship with customers, vendors, contractors and other parties
  • Sets direction and leads in the introduction and use of techniques, methodologies, and tools, to match overall business requirements (both current and future), ensuring consistency across all user groups.
  • Managing risk and ensures that solutions to problems are implemented in line with change control processes.
  • Initiate and lead significant programs/projects for improvement. Enhances existing approached to process improvement and/or develops new approaches.
  • Sales support: work closely with the sales team to ensure that customers are assisted and advised properly. Ensure that reliable cost, effort, and risk estimates and project plans are produced by playing an active part already in the Pre-sale phase
  • Team lead: leading the Project Management team in Sweden; perform performance review conversations, wage setting, and competency development of the team

 

Qualifications

You need a minimum of five years’ experience as a professional (employed or self-employed) Senior Project Manager and at least two years in a team-leading function. You have extensive experience in project management methodologies and technologies.

 

Requirements are:   

  • Previous experience in leading people, either from a previous team lead or a managerial position
  • Certification or experience in Project Management methodologies
  • High work capacity, being able to manage and hold control over several ongoing activities at the same time
  • Very good communication skills, all levels from technician to C-level
  • Good ability to transform an abstract task into a formalized project mandate/scope
  • Solid stakeholder management skills with a consultative approach to engaging with clients
  • Being a leader, one that is experienced with, and are good at getting people on board, and set a clear target on deliverables and how to get here
  • Technical insight into our domain; IT Infrastructure and a good understanding of how to do complex migrations and transformation projects of infrastructure solutions

 

Does this sound interesting!? Then we’d love to hear from you!

 

To officially announce your interest, please submit your application by filling in the form below.  

Responsible recruiter

Nathalie Rodriguez Snell

nathalie.rodriguez@basefarm.com

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