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IT Project Manager for Defence Product


Would you like to lead a project delivering world class training for our Command and Control (C4I) product suite with a team of ambitious colleagues? And do you want to be part of a strong management team and a growing company?


Then join us to put your fingerprint on product development that ultimately help save lives across the globe.


Established just a couple of years ago, we have already built a dedicated team of 18 professionals, including 8 developers, operating in both Aarhus and Bucharest. We are divided into two teams Service Product Management and Service Product Development, each contributing with their respective expertise. 


We are gearing up for substantial growth within Service Product Development, with plans to expand our department with 10 new colleagues in the coming year. As part of this exciting expansion, we are looking for a Project Manager to join us in Bucharest. Collaborating closely with our existing Project Manager in Aarhus, you will play a key role in scaling up and leading our Product Development team in Bucharest. 


Today the portfolio of products contains SitaWare Aspire a digital training platform for our Defence customers. The solution is modern and intuitive, although we continuously refine it to provide our customers with the best offering. The product is the newest in our portfolio, with more in the pipeline.


You will take on the role of project management, overseeing the local scrum team and its responsibilities in Bucharest. The local team currently consist of 3 developers (and growing) who are working in an agile development environment following the scrum process, while continuously improving the way we work and delivering high quality products. You will:


•    Lead and deliver quarterly releases to meet market demands using project management disciplines like risk management, stakeholder management, planning, KPI’s and reporting
•    Build and continuously improve high performance scrum team(s), ensuring a strong Systematic culture locally at the Bucharest office.
•    Recruit and onboard new employees.
•    Grow talents and skilled team members through employee development and people management.
•    Set the direction for the team(s) and ensure a high level of employee satisfaction
•    Ensure excellent long-distance management – working in close collaboration with team members and project manager at our headquarters in Denmark. 


Some travel activity is to be expected as you will be visiting our headquarter in Aarhus, Denmark.


An international business unit
Joining our business unit Defence, you will be part of an international unit with offices in 11 countries and solutions in 40+ countries. We are a strong community of professionals where you will get ample opportunity to discuss the latest developments in the areas of project management and technology. 


If you are curious to find out more about this product and meet the current management team, watch the Aspire Journey: Developing the future of e-training in armed forces podcast.

Good experience with IT project management
Most important to this position is your experience with people management and project management discipline (planning, risk management, stakeholder management, reporting, KPIs etc.), of at least 3 years. As a person you: 


•    Have IT-related qualifications comparable to PMI/PMP, PRINCE2 or IPMA Level C/D
•    Have relevant bachelor and/or master’s degree
•    Are able to manage and deliver complex and agile projects
•    Have a proven ability to deliver on cost, schedule and quality
•    Have People Management experience
•    Have leadership experience and have the ability to coach and motivate inside your project and in the program
•    Have a mindset of improvement and always strive to do better and deliver more value
•    Focus on great processes and a structure that allows you to translate strategy into implementation and results
•    Are outgoing and have an infectious energy that makes everyone want to strive to do better as a team
•    You are fluent in English both verbally and in writing
•    Military knowledge or experience is an advantage but not a requirement


What we offer:
•    At Systematic, we focus on both personal and professional growth within a stable and innovative work environment that prioritizes employee well-being 
•    Up to 23 vacation days, 21 days standard to which 2 more days can be added if you have more than 10 years of work experience.
•    24h (3 days) extra per year for personal time off for all employees.
•    Access to wellness and well-being services through dedicated platforms
•    We foster a sense of community and connection through a range of events, including out-of-office gatherings with your colleagues and access to Systematic's tech events and corporate activities during office hours.
•    Enjoy daily fresh meals, fruits, pastries, and beverages in our canteen and delightful terrace.
•    A flexible benefit program - you can mix your benefits choosing from different kind of Services on a very dynamic platform – Benefit Online, such as:

o    Private medical subscription - you can choose from 3 providers

o    Private pension
o    Meal or vacation vouchers
o    Gym subscription.


Practical information: 
•    Hybrid setup: office and remote work
•    Our team is based in Romania and Denmark, with collaboration and occasional travel between the two locations, so you should expect 2-4 weeks of travel per year. 
•    Please note that you must be able to present a clean criminal record and have lived in a NATO/EU country for the past seven years as we work with security-classified projects. Read more here.
•    We will be assessing applications on an ongoing basis as we wish to fill the position as soon as possible.


Have we answered all your questions?
You are welcome to contact Director Gauri Varma Heise on +45 4196 5078 or Alexandra Dinca, Team Lead People Attraction at if you wish to know more about this position. We evaluate applications as we receive them so we can hire a new great colleague as soon as possible. 


We look forward to hearing from you.

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Bucharest, RO

Division:  Defence Operations

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