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Technology Portfolio Manager (m/f/d)

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NKT - brings power to life

Would you like to make a difference in a company who is a key partner in the green transformation of our society? Then join our ambitious team in Cologne, Germany or Bröndby, Denmark (You can choose your personal base yourself).

We are searching for a strong personality to facilitate and enable the strategic decisions on Technology / R&D portfolio level for the NKT Group and complement our team reporting to the CTO.


You can look forward to a very diversified job working at corporate and divisional level and with direct contact to the top management of NKT. Find your career platform anchored in a fresh-minded, young and self-driven team with professionally skilled and highly engaged colleagues. This position is made for strengthening the network within the company and industry. 


Your responsibilities


  • Ensure strategic alignment across three business lines and their product management
  • Prepare and drive project portfolio reviews and decisions (group and division level)
  • Pro-actively guide project portfolio according to strategic targets
  • Create and ensure consistency of business cases for new product developments
  • Drive and report R&D project portfolio and KPI analysis, i.e. market related product successes
  • Steer road-mapping process and workshops
  • Optimization of entire R&D portfolio and budget
  • Actively check project data in NKT for consistency, create and apply appropriate processes
  • Drive portfolio process optimizations through all hierarchy levels and business lines


Your background


  • University degree in the field of engineering (preferably industrial engineering, mechanical engineering or electrical engineering) or economics/business administration
  • International experience
  • Proven track record to communicate and excel on top-management level
  • Ability to transport complex messages in an easy understandable way (in English and preferably one other main languages, German, Swedish, Danish)
  • Highly business oriented and always willing to find the right solution at a time
  • Proven ability to steer results through a competitive and challenging environment
  • Proven ability to deal with heterogeneous and fluctuate business situations
  • Proven ability to steer others without being the direct reporting line
  • Process driven and methodical mind-set
  • Solid analytical and structured work approach
  • Dedication and personal drive
  • Willingness to travel (ca. 20%)


More about us

At NKT your skills, ambition and determination will contribute to connecting the world with high quality power cables driving the global transition to renewable energy. Join us and become part of an international organization founded on high ambitions, strong performance and collaboration. We have pioneered the cable industry since 1891, and today we still bring power to life. NKT employs 3.400 and operates globally with headquarter in Brøndby, Denmark.


Then we are looking forward to your application in English (incl. salary expectations and potential starting date) via our career page. We offer a competitive comp & ben package including flexible working conditions



Posting Date: 

Cologne, DE, 51061

Type:  Permanent

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