Project Manager,

Sweden, Skåne, Malmö

Business unit: DP North West Europe

About AkzoNobel

AkzoNobel is a leading global paints and coatings company and a major producer of specialty chemicals, with leading market positions and brands in countries around the world. We operate in a number of important market segments ranging from buildings and infrastructure to transport, industrial and consumer goods. We’re also the sector leader in sustainability and are number one in the renowned Dow Jones Sustainability Index. In practical terms, that means our sustainable solutions are in your lives, and those of your friends and family, every day. We’re the people that make it possible for you to do what you need to do.


We are now looking for a results driven project Manager for a new exciting role within Asset management - AkzoNobel Decorative Coatings.

As Project Manager you will be responsible for driving multiple projects and ensure that all major project plans, budgets and resources are managed in line with the agreed scope.

Main duties and responsibilities:

• Manage, monitor, control and complete projects in accordance with the agreed plans and budgets, where direct responsibility for projects is given or through Project Leaders.
• Identify, manage and resolve resource issues between projects and other / normal business activities.
• Monitor and track project work plans, milestones and deliverables. Report in appropriate format when required.
• Ensure that the appropriate methodology and project disciplines (governance, organization, plans etc) are applied to projects and continuously improved through appropriate review procedures.
• Ensure that quality management procedures are embedded into all projects and programs.
• Help to safeguard that process changes are communicated and processes updated for example as an outcome of a project (change management).
• Analyze, improve and communicate transportation figures and share and influence valid stake holders.

Vacancy data


Job characteristics

Closing date

April 28, 2017

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Business unit

DP North West Europe

Sub business unit

DP North West Europe Nordics

Job family


Hierarchy level


Full time/part time


Contract type


Job requirements/Candidate profile

To be successful in this position you should:
·         Hold a degree, preferable within engineering on at least bachelor level.
·         Have a minimum 2-3 years of proven experience/capability in project management.
·         Strong communication skills.
·         Good planning and organizing skills.
As a person you are able to drive project management with high engagement in the organization. You are responsible, result oriented and communicative. You have a proactive work style and you take initiative for improvements within the business. Excellent written and verbal communication skills in one nordic language and English are required.

What can AkzoNobel offer you?
If you share our values and ambitions, we can give you a career where your knowledge and ambitions will be recognized and rewarded. You will be working in an international environment with many possibilities to develop, both personally and professionally. You will be offered interesting and challenging projects that open your view and challenges your enterprise. You will be working with likeminded people that share your attitude and enthusiasm.
By working for AkzoNobel you will also help us to achieve our ambition – to be the first choice by our customers, shareholders and employees, all over the world

Additional information
This is a permanent position on a full time basis, located in Malmö, reporting to the Site Asset manager Anders Savbring.
For additional information about the vacancy please contact Ander Savbring,  +46709355752
For information about the recruitment process, please contact Elisabet Haraldsdottir, Talent Resourcing Partner, phone 0703-501799
For union related questions, please contact:
Unionen: Christine Lindhe +46 40 35 53 21
Akademikerförbundet: Alexandra Lindell +46 708 35 18 20
Ledarna: Boris Parezanovic +46 708 35 52 55
Please apply via our online recruitment system. We do not accept applications via e-mail, these applications will be disregarded.
More about the business
Akzo Nobel Decorative Coatings with the brands Nordsjö, Sadolin, Cuprinol, Pinotex and Hammerite develops, manufactures, distributes and sells paint, lacquer and filler products to professional painters and consumers. We are a Nordic organization with head office at our site in Sege / Malmö.
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