Program Manager

Nouryon Pulp and Performance Chemicals AB - Göteborg

The Program Manager directs all activity in the planning, development, implementation, monitoring, and supervision of Nouryon transformation projects that span across business and functions, according to timeline and budget.

Key Accountabilities:
Responsible for end-to-end management of projects. That is, managing projects through concept, requirements, project planning, development, execution, monitoring, and closure.
Coordinates and prioritizes resources across projects, managing links between the projects as well as the overall costs and risks.
Leverage data analytics and master data trends to support the business transformation goals and with the intention of improving the organization's performance.
Prioritize and proactively resolve project related issues on a fast-paced, aggressively scheduled projects; provide accurate and timely reporting of project status throughout its life cycle.

Key Activities:
Apply critical-thinking and problem solving-skills for identification, resolution and escalation of project risks and issues.
Collaborate with cross-function teams such IM, Finance etc., and business leaders to drive alignment on the project plan and timely completion of all tasks.
Proactively manage stakeholder expectations and communicate progress. Show effective decision-making and prioritization, as well as show leadership and oversight for issue resolution.
Drive change management, overall project control, and team/stakeholder participation by supplementing the standard assessment techniques and tools with innovative approaches
Oversee the work of program or project team to ensure that work is completed on time or in accordance with established standards or specifications.
Leading and driving work with cross-functional teams to achieve M&A deliverables across all phases of the M&A lifecycle including market research, due-diligence analysis, pre-close, integration and post-merger integration handover process.
Data management: ability to translate unstructured information into structured information; apply the use of predictive analytics or certain other advanced data analytics methods that extract value from data.

Job Requirements:
Bachelor’s Degree in Engineering or Economics, Master’s Degree preferred
Proficient in MS Office Tools
Knowledge of Project Management Tools
Knowledge of Project Management best practices and standards (e.g. IPA)
Position requires between 25-50% travel
Demonstrated ability to prioritize and balance multiple priorities and manage large, high-profile projects with the ability to influence others beyond one’s span of control.
Experience in leading one or more work streams in a business transformation, experience in integration planning and divestures a plus.
Ability to analyze and organize large data themes, complete multiple tasks simultaneously with close attention to detail and prioritization to meet deadlines.
Excellent communication skills with demonstrated ability to manage a complex group of stakeholders, provide transparency regarding project issues and decisions on services.
Strong attention to data analytics and the ability and translating it to strategy, including defining,
Experience in working with cross-functional teams, knowledge of finance and accounting, supply chain and operations, marketing optimization and knowledge management and transfer.

Why join us?
Are you passionate about sustainability, innovation, safety, and collaboration? Do you want to grow together with a company that is forward-looking and continuously improving how they work? Our employees have ideas on how to build a sustainable future and the drive and passion to realize them. They believe that building long-term relationships and integrity are keys to success. If that describes you, we will gladly make way for your ambitions. We offer you countless career opportunities. From day one we support you with your personal growth, through challenging positions and comprehensive learning and development opportunities, in a dynamic, international, diverse, and proactive working environment.
Additional information
This is a permanent position on a full-time basis, reporting to the Project Manager Logistics and based in Stenungsund or Gothenburg, Sweden.
Please apply via our online recruitment system with an uploaded job specific resume and cover letter. We do not accept applications via e-mail, these applications will be disregarded.
For additional information about the vacancy please contact John Callaway, +16102935513 or [email protected]
For information about the recruitment process or your application, please contact Matilda Bolin, +46709577134 or [email protected]

For unions related questions in Sweden please contact:
Akademikerklubben, Anna-Lena Palm, +46 733 855 113
Unionen, Helene Rosenlund, +4670 821 18 39
If you have any general questions or need assistance, please contact: [email protected]
About Nouryon
We are a global specialty chemicals leader. Markets worldwide rely on our essential chemistry in the manufacture of everyday products such as paper, plastics, building materials, food, pharmaceuticals, and personal care items. Building on our nearly 400-year history, the dedication of our 10,000 employees, and our shared commitment to business growth, strong financial performance, safety, sustainability, and innovation, we have established a world-class business and built strong partnerships with our customers. We operate in over 80 countries around the world and our portfolio of industry-leading brands includes Eka, Dissolvine, Trigonox, and Berol.
The application process
After the closing date, we will start the selection process.
In our first selection we thoroughly go through all the applications. If your skills and qualifications match the profile we are looking for, you will be invited to an initial phone interview that takes approximately 30 minutes. If you proceed in our selection process we invite you to a face-to-face interview that takes about 1,5 hours. There you will meet with the the hiring manager.
We look forward to your application!
We have already chosen our sourcing channels for this recruitment and kindly ask not to be contacted by any advertisement agents, recruitment agencies or manning companies.

Attention - In the recruitment process, legitimate companies never withdraw fees from candidates. If there are companies that attract interview fees, tests, ticket reservations, etc. it is better to avoid it because there are indications of fraud. If you see something suspicious please contact us: [email protected]