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Program Manager



Are you ready to head a complex software program and play a central role in our Defence product development organisation? To head our Mobile software program, we are looking for an experienced Program Manager with excellent leadership skills that will enable you to create business value by delivering product development on time, to the right quality and within budget.


Lead and drive growth in a product development organisation

The new Program Manager will be part of our Defence product development organisation and management team. The successful candidate will lead the Mobile program with three project teams and four Project Managers in direct reference and 40 employees in total across two different locations in Denmark and Romania. The Mobile program is responsible for developing and maintaining our two main mobile products: SitaWare Frontline and SitaWare Edge. The Mobile organisation is manned by Software Developers, Architects, Scrum Masters and Project Managers working in cross-functional teams.


Full responsibility for our best-in-class Mobile software programme

As Program Manager for Mobile you will lead and set the direction, as you have the overall responsibility for the product development and maintenance of our Mobile products. Your main focus will be to ensure and create value by delivering product development on time, to the right quality and within budget. Reporting to the VP for Product Development, you will play a central role, and be part of the Defence product development management team.


Furthermore, you will:

  • Set a clear direction and the goals and structure which are required to enable the growth and development of the organisation in line with customer requirements and future functionalities
  • Lead, manage and motivate your management team of four Project Managers (people managers for the project teams)
  • Be part of the business owner team, which is responsible for the commercial, technical and organisational growth of the Mobile products
  • Foster a collaborative environment and ensure alignment between and across the project teams
  • Have overall responsibility for employee job satisfaction, motivation and retention in the project teams
  • Have overall responsibility for competencies and capacity in the project teams at all locations
  • Engage with stakeholders and collaborate with Program Managers across product development and the test/QA program
  • Some travel activity should be expected in this role.


Experienced Program Manager with a strong leadership profile

It will require solid experience with software project development as well at managing complex IT/software projects to succeed in this role. You will have full responsibility for the entire program, so experience with people leadership, coaching, team development and motivation will be essential. Your product development experience, commercial understanding and improvement mindset enable you to elevate and further develop products and deliver scalable solutions.

As a leader, you are an ambitious team player that sets the bar high. You are recognised for your strong interpersonal skills, good communication and your international mindset. If you already have experience with leading other leaders, it is a plus.


What we are also expecting:

  • Skilled within the project management discipline, which means that management briefings, stakeholder management and committee meetings come naturally to you
  • Genuinely interested in and motivated to take up the managerial challenge
  • IT-related Master’s degree
  • Excellent English skills, both oral and written


We work with security classified projects, therefore, as a Systematic employee, you must have a clean criminal record and have lived in a NATO/EU country for the past seven years. Additionally, it is a requirement to obtain a security clearance when working in our Defence Business Unit. Please read more here.


Any questions?

If you have any questions, you are always welcome to contact us on tel. +45 8943 2000 and ask for Jan Kiehl, HR Business Partner. We will be processing job applications as we receive them, as we are keen to fill the position as soon as possible.



Since we wrote our first line of code in 1985, privately owned Systematic A/S has grown to an international software house with more than 1.200 employees representing 27 different nationalities working at offices in 11 countries and with customers all over the world. Our goal is simple: To improve the world with exceptional software. We deliver software and system solutions for customers within the public sector, the health sector, the defence sector, the police, the financial sector and the service sector, and we have more than one million users worldwide. We work on a foundation of trust, where we have freedom and responsibility to make decisions in our daily lives. We are dedicated to making a difference, and dare to challenge technology, each other and ourselves. As a new employee at Systematic, you will be welcomed by helpful colleagues, and you can look forward to both a mentor scheme and all the support you need. Together, we can develop and fulfil your potential and make Systematic even better. 


Aarhus C, DK

Department:  Defence Operations

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