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Project Manager - with passion for strategy execution

Requisition ID:  13692
Category:  Projects & Consulting
Career level:  Professional
Contract type:  Permanent

Are you passionate about driving strategic initiatives to make the future happen? Do you truly believe that to get a change you need to drive it forward? Are you bold enough to question old ways of thinking? Are you a project manager with a proven track record that wants to fuel SKF to succeed in the connected era? 


To our great PMO we are now looking for a

Project Manager - with passion for strategy execution
SKF Connected Technologies


SKF’s strategy is to provide our customers with reliable Rotation as a Service (RaaS). To enable this, we develop the means to monitor, predict and improve the rotating performance of applications.  


Within SKF Connected Technologies (CT) we provide scalable, digital and IoT connected technology solutions that make the SKF strategy possible. 


Our Project Management Office (PMO), is part of the CT Transformation organization. As a Project Manager in the transformation team you will be driving change activities and projects in various areas, spanning from product development, strategic partnership evaluation and implementation, integration of acquisitions, and organizational and cultural development. Going forward we also see a need for higher involvement in business development activities. 
We offer you
a dynamic and challenging position where you get to work in a global context. You will manage projects throughout all project phases, in close cooperation with stakeholders both inside and outside SKF. You will drive change initiatives and support the CT organization with strategy execution, business development, partnership evaluations, qualitative and quantitative analyses, and process mappings and definitions - to mention a few interesting areas. 


We expect you to have
•    Excellent project management skills
•    Excellent leadership skills with ability to inspire, develop and influence
•    Excellent facilitation and communication skills with fluency in English
•    Experience from agile development in an agile organization - with good knowledge of agile principles, practices, and processes. Knowledge about SAFe is a bonus
•    A strong business sense and good understanding of industries where SKF operates
•    Experience from working with digital strategy and digital transformation
•    Experience from management consulting or similar - within Strategy, Business development, and/or Organizational development
•    University degree in engineering/business administration or equivalent


You will enjoy working here if you are a person who like to work in a fast paced, dynamic, and innovative environment with focus on delivering results. You are passionate about strategy execution and bring a strong drive to projects and strategic transformation initiatives.


Additional information
Location: Any SKF major sites in EMEA or Americas. Travelling can be required, the applicants need to have the ability to travel.


You will report to the Manager of CT PMO, located in Gothenburg, Sweden. 


For information and questions regarding the recruitment process please contact Veronica Forsman, Recruitment Specialist at SKF Group Recruitment Center, located in Gothenburg, Sweden at +46 31 337 17 17 or


How to apply
If you are interested and meet the requirements you are very welcome with your application with resume in English. Application deadline is the 27th of October, 2021. Please note that we do not accept applications by e-mail. 

About SKF

SKF’s mission is to be the undisputed leader in the bearing business. SKF offers solutions around the rotating shaft, including bearings, seals, lubrication management, condition monitoring and maintenance services. SKF is represented in more than 130 countries and has around 17,000 distributor locations worldwide. Annual sales in SEK is around 75 billion and the number of employees ca 41,000.