senior project manager

eva pedersen, randstad danmark
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odense, syddanmark
HR & ledelse


Eva Pedersen
+45 92921848


Strategy implementation, global scale strategic projects, a market-leading company? If that stirs your curiosity and matches your interests, then this is a unique opportunity to join Foreflight in Odense, Denmark.

ForeFlight A/S is an international company that develops and delivers technical solutions to the international aviation industry. Foreflight is recognised as market leading in their field and known for exceptional user experiences with award-winning software that is highly respected by users around the world. Their flight logging/planning software makes a difference for private and professional pilots and aviation operators, and the iPad and iPhone apps are among the App Store’s top-sellers.
Today, ForeFlight is part of the American Boeing cooperation, giving their organization a unique position in the industry. ForeFlight was founded in 2007 based on the ambition to make a difference for aviators – and has grown to 380 employees globally with offices in Odense, Denmark, and Austin & Houston (Texas, USA) as well as colleagues in Austria and the UK.

The position as Senior Project Manager is based in the Odense office but due to the global nature of the projects, you will experience high flexibility. Most importantly, you will be part of a company with talented colleagues that value having fun while at work and thus contribute to a good work environment. The Odense office has approximately 70 employees, of which approximately 40 are software developers.

the role

As Senior Project Manager, your primary responsibility will be management and development of global scale strategic projects. You will be the main link between the development team and enterprise aviation clients. ForeFlight is on the brink of emerging into new markets and commercial activities, and in collaboration with the Danish director you will take part in aligning these to the Boeing business. As the role and business area are new, you will face many challenges that require both experience and sound intuition to overcome.

Tasks & responsibilities:
- Discussing, developing, and implementing projects and their parameters with clients, executives, and other stakeholders
- Helping define generic PM/PMO and best practices in order to best meet future needs
- Identifying and engaging stakeholders
- Assembling and leading the project team.
- Participating in and supervising each stage of the project
- Ensuring each project stays on schedule and adheres to the deadlines
- Creating a project budget and ensuring that the project adheres to the budget as closely as possible
- Determining and overseeing consistent testing, evaluation, and troubleshooting of all products in all stages of completion
- Tracking milestones, deliverables, and change requests
- Serving as a liaison to communicating information regarding changes, milestones reached, and other pertinent information
- Delivering completed products to clients and performing regular checks on the products' performance
- Identifying and executing on opportunities within various regulatory authorities

You can expect approximately 30-50 travel days annually to customers and colleagues in Europe and the United States.

professional and personal qualifications

We are looking for a skilled and experienced Senior Project Manager with extensive knowledge and experience in software projects, and a candidate who has the competencies to manage major, million dollar projects, handling a variety of stakeholders from all over the world.

In order to succeed, it is crucial that you are able to build trustworthy relationships internally and externally, and that you possess a pragmatic approach to the task at hand and the people around you. You thrive in the intersection between relations building and the delivery of complex, advanced tech systems – and you are a ruthless prioritizer.

It is important that you have good English skills both verbally and in writing and find travelling motivating.

what foreflight offers you

A challenging job in a flat organization with a short distance from idea to action, and a group of diverse and experienced colleagues committed to innovation and quality. This is an opportunity to gain influence on highly respected aerospace technologies.

At ForeFlight, they value talented employees, and in addition to an excellent salary package you will receive an attractive bonus scheme and great flexibility. Employee development and continued learning is crucial, and you are offered the opportunity for relevant courses/training.

ForeFlight’s offices are situated in beautiful new surroundings on the Odense waterfront. They offer a fantastic lunch scheme as well as access to fruit, snacks, soft drinks, and additional catering. They often organize social events which help to ensure their high employee satisfaction.

application and contact

If you are interested in this position, you can apply directly on our website by clicking “Ansøg nu”. If you have any questions regarding this job position, please contact Eva Haugaard Pedersen on +45 92921848 or Carina Smedegaard on / +45 48808741
We look forward to hearing from you!

about randstad

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