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Project Manager to Swedish Match





Publication Date

29 Jul 2022





Are you an outgoing and pragmatic team player with a passion to make a difference? Do you share our interest in IT and Technology? You sound like our new Project Manager! We are about to strengthen our Finance & Project Management Office (FPMO-team), with a Project Manager with business acumen and interest in IT. If you analyze and interpret complex situations as well manage change, influence, and engage others, we would like to meet you!

Your team

The Group IT Finance & Project Management Office is among others responsible for overseeing and supporting the project portfolio as well as individual projects. By providing Project Management services with reliable and transparent project delivery, including setting the standard, providing the tools (templates), and being the role model for good Project Management practice by following our set standards.

The FPMO is responsible for tracking the project portfolio in large, following individual projects and offering support, providing, diffusing, and infusing project management structural capital throughout Group IT.

You will be working in an organization and team of highly skilled professionals, a pleasant work environment, with great social networks in an international environment. The position is located in Göteborg.

Your role

The role has a focus on project management that requires experience and interest in IT and benefits from an interest in technology (Operations Technology, etc.). You will be leading internal projects close to our business and driving the digitalization forward at our production site. As a Project Manager within the FPMO-team, you become the link between IT and the business. The role involves collaboration and communication with many different teams and stakeholders. You need a strong understanding of IT ways of working and technology.

The purpose of the Project Manager role is to take ownership and run selected Group IT projects, throughout the project lifecycle and deliver a project on time, with the right quality, and within budget, as committed. The objective is to deliver long-term business solutions that correspond to business value and at the same time are based on sustainability, security, and quality to prevent technical debt.

Key responsibility

  • Take ownership and lead everyone involved to achieve project objectives on time, quality, and budget
  • Manage steering committee, customer, user, and Group IT stakeholders, incl. communication, relationships & expectations
  • Maneuver the project through its context, encompassing e.g., conflicting priorities or objectives, dependencies, and events
  • Plan, monitor, and control all aspects of a project
  • Communicate and clarify project objectives and deliverables to the project team

Who are you?

We believe that you have a degree in the field of IT management, engineering, or similar work experience. We see that you have some previous experience in project management or taking the lead in projects. You share an interest in IT and technology and have experience working with different methodologies, e.g. waterfall, and agile. It is advantageous if you have previous experience working close to production and operations.

As a person, you feel strong ownership of responsibilities with a strategic and analytic mindset. You are a fast learner with the ability to see the big picture but also understand the importance of details. It is important that you can collaborate with others, and you listen and communicate in a constructive way. You are stimulated by working in a proactive approach driven by values ​​and results.

Do you want to be a part of Swedish Match?

We are collaborating with Nexer Recruit regarding this recruitment. Please contact recruitment consultant Elin Murman at or call +46 761 169 132 if you want to learn more about the position. We are looking forward to hearing from you!

We consider applications on an ongoing basis and the position may therefore be filled before the application period has expired.
As part of our recruitment work, our final candidates undergo a background check, to increase the awareness of our employees.

About Swedish Match
Swedish Match is a listed company on the international market. We develop, manufacture and sell well-known brands of the highest quality in the Smokeless Products and Lights segments. With a flexible, innovative, and sustainable approach, we are working for having the right strategy, people, competencies, products, and structure in place to quickly meet changing market conditions. We want to maximize enjoyment of our products by minimizing the carbon footprint. With a portfolio of modern brands and brands with a long tradition, Swedish Match offers products both with and without tobacco that meet market demand. Offering tobacco consumers alternatives to cigarettes is at the heart of what we are doing.

That's why we who work at Swedish Match are proud to work here – because together we make a difference!