Sr. Project Manager/Program Manager

Professional Services
NO Oslo

Shape the future of healthcare with us!

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April 22, 2024

For over 150 years, Ascom has been involved in innovation. With over 1,300 employees, we are a global supplier of ICT and mobility solutions that focus on developing business-critical, real-time solutions for environments where mobility, stability and time are key factors.

You have probably benefited from an Ascom solution without knowing it. Our solutions work behind the scenes, such as clinical communication and alarms in hospitals, welfare technology in elderly care and mobile alarm systems. We are helping to digitize the health sector in Norway and, together with our customers, build the hospitals of the future. Our solutions ensure that both patients and staff feel safer. In other words, working with us is a serious and exciting task - that's why we hire the very best colleagues and do our utmost to retain and strengthen them!

In Ascom Norway, we have a total of 50 good colleagues, of which over 40 are located in the Oslo office and the rest at our office in Trondheim. Many of our colleagues have extensive expertise and long-term seniority within our company and are the most skilled in their field. Your career development through collaboration and training is important to us, in addition to the fact that you will have opportunities to take part in global and local initiatives and projects internally. You will become part of a pleasant and enterprising group that enjoys social activities such as padel, participation in the Holmenkollen stafetten (relay), annual kick-off gatherings with our Nordic colleagues and other fun festivities.

Nordic PMO team

The Sr. Project manager/Program Manager position will be a part of the newly established Nordic Program Management office. The Nordic PMO delivers the largest and most complex programs/projects within Ascom Nordics. These projects are characterized by their impact on clinical workflows, large number of system integrations, implementation of Medical Device, custom development, and complex project environments. In addition to the execution of customer projects/programs the Program Manager will drive/participate in the re-design and continuous improvements of processes for both project delivery and customer support. You will be reporting to the Manager of the Nordic PMO in Stockholm.

Why Join Us? As a Program Manager at Ascom, you'll experience firsthand the cutting-edge technology driving advancements in the healthcare sector. Your work will directly impact clinical workflows, system integrations, and the implementation of Medical Devices, contributing to positive changes in society.

Your Responsibilities: As a Program Manager, you will:

  • Successfully deliver large-scale projects, ensuring quality, timeliness, and cost-effectiveness with a focus on customer benefit realization.
  • Drive the development and implementation of standards, processes, tools, and skills for leading projects and project portfolios.
  • Proactively manage risk, motivate, and lead a team of project managers to Ascom standards.
  • Control adherence to the Ascom project delivery process, managing scope creep and variation.
  • Monitor and report customer satisfaction, ensuring high-level knowledge of Ascom processes and tools among project managers.
  • Act as an interface to customers and peers, practicing solid issue and risk management protocols.
  • Drive continuous improvements and conduct post-delivery project analysis.

Your Qualifications:

  • University degree (MSc.) in Business Administration or Technology.
  • Minimum 5 years leading complex ICT projects, with at least 8 years in IT, telecom, or healthcare.
  • Project Management certification is an advantage.
  • Experience in process development and continuous improvements.

Your Skills:

  • Excellent project and program management skills with a focus on large value contracts.
  • Strong leadership, planning, organizing, and implementation skills.
  • Experience in facilitation and organization of workshops and larger meetings.
  • Exceptional interpersonal and relationship and communication skills.
  • Customer-focused with proficient proficiency in English and Norwegian (oral & written).
  • Good understanding of Danish and Swedish is an advantage.
  • Previous experience of working with MDR certified products and agile project management is an advantage.
  • Project portfolio reporting and management.

What We Offer:

  • A diverse and educational work environment.
  • Competitive conditions, excellent health insurance, and pension scheme.
  • Fully covered parental leave and sick pay.
  • Monthly gym membership allowance.
  • Engaging social events, a positive working environment, and flexibility to work from home.
  • Convenient office premises in Alnabru, with ample parking, free charging, and proximity to public transport.

Join us at Ascom, where together, we can make a difference in the lives of those benefiting from our technology.

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