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Strategic Project Manager Accessories (m/f/d)


You would like to make a difference and have an impact? In a company who is a key partner in the green transformation of our society? Then join our ambitious team in Cologne, Nordenham or Alingsas.

This role aims to support the Business Line leader to drive global, cross-functional/cross-business line initiatives and projects as well as design the strategical journey for Accessories and make sure that there is constant progress as well as necessary management report out. You will be perceived as part of the Management Team, taking active accountability in the success and progress of Accessories.

You will be responsible for the following aspects: 
You will drive the strategy process of the Business Line and proactively identify, analyze and mature business plans and opportunities for Accessories incl. Business Cases together with all stakeholders to make them decision ready. In addition to that, you will act as PMO for two to three core projects of Accessories, including informal leadership for the contributing project team members. As PMO, you drive the project design and implementation incl. setup of necessary report-out, project and program management tools as well as the meeting and decision governance. Further key tasks are: 

  • Support the Business Line leader in (adhoc) analysis, recommendations, presentations, meeting preparation (e.g. for CEO or BoD)
  • Drive and develop the Strategy for Accessories in close alignment with the Acc Management Team, NKTs Strategy team and other Business Lines
  • Actively represent our Shared Beliefs and Safety First on all sites and at all times


To connect a greener world, you should have the following skills and experience:
You have a MBA Degree in Economical Studies and as an alternative an engineering background with experience in strategy/Business Development/consultancy. Furthermore, you have education in Operational Excellence procedure, e.g. Six Sigma. In addition, you already have relevant professional experience in a management consultancy with a focus on niche technological B2B companies and/or in-house in a strategic function in a comparable company. You can prove a successful track record in leading projects incl. implementation and have experience in leading cross-functional and cross-location projects as well as in working in multinational teams. Fluent English written and spoken is particularly important. Other fluent languages such as German and Swedish are a plus. Excellent Excel, PPT and MS project skills and knowledge of relevant tools for process/value stream mapping complete your profile. Your working style is characterised by a clear and respectful communication style, mature conflict management, high analytical skills and hands-on mentality with a positive can-do attitude. Further important qualifications are: 

  • Perseverance, ability to work under pressure
  • Ambitious and you like to win as part of a team
  • You want to develop and grow in your career
  • Willingness to travel (once or twice a month, primarily in Europe, trans-continental travel possible as well)


More about us:

NKT connects a greener world with high-quality power cable technology and takes centre stage as the world moves towards green energy. NKT designs, manufactures and installs low-, medium- and high-voltage power cable solutions enabling sustainable energy transmission. Since 1891, NKT has innovated the power cable technology building the infrastructure for the first light bulbs to the megawatts created by renewable energy today. NKT is headquartered in Denmark and employs 3,900 people. NKT is listed on Nasdaq Copenhagen and realised a revenue of EUR 1.3 billion in 2019. NKT - We connect a greener world. www.NKT.com. 



Then we are looking forward to your application (incl. salary expectations and potential starting date) via our career page. Please note that due to the GDPR regulations we cannot accept any applications via e-mail. 

If you have any questions regarding the recruiting process, please contact our Senior Recruiter Ms. Daniela Nocker, daniela.nocker@nkt.com.


Posting Date:  06-Apr-2021

Cologne, DE, 51061 Alingsas, SE, 44138 Nordenham, DE, 26954

Type:  Permanent

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