København, Aarhus

Program Director

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Valtech is a global business transformation agency delivering innovation with a purpose. We are a network of more than 5000 innovators, design thinkers, marketers, creatives and developers, with offices in 22 countries. In Denmark, we are proud to collaborate with some of the biggest brands on the market: Novo Nordisk, Grundfos, Nykredit Mægler, Trygfonden and others.

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The Role

At Valtech Denmark, we are now hiring for a dedicated Program Director to work closely with key clients operating in the Danish market. In this role, you will tie your technical knowledge to business cases, driving large-scale programs and engagements, ensuring that deliverables are of highest quality and maintaining excellent client relations.

Valtech Denmark is comprised of multiple delivery circles, grouping consultants and clients where there is natural overlap in functionality and expertise. The Program Director is a central role in this structure, co-leading a dedicated circle closely with the overall circle Delivery Director, with responsibility both to guide and upskill internal team(s) and to own client relations, sparring with senior client stakeholders at CEO/CIO/CMO level through their Valtech engagement and delivery.

As an experienced and senior figure in the Valtech structure, much of the scope of the Program Manager role is self-defined, but foundational responsibilities and accountabilities will always include:

/ Owning client relations: acting as a main contact link between the client and Valtech

/ Ensuring that programs are following agreed delivery plans and that business processes are correctly set and followed (including cost and risk management)

/ Guiding the development of general standards and guidelines according to the company needs

/ Mentoring internal Project Managers & providing specialized guidance across Valtech on a local and global level

/ Communicating proactively to all relevant stakeholders, to ensure consistent alignment on program goals and priorities


Who are you?

You are an experienced Program Manager who strives to understand clients' businesses, with strong experience designing and running focused delivery programs to reach client goals.

You have already worked on large digital programs in the IT sector and therefore have a deep business understanding of the field, particularly the Danish market.

Aside from your technical skills, your experience allows you to see the big picture and keep a central overview of moving parts affecting programs and deliveries.

More specifically:

/ You have 10+ years of experience in digital program management or similar roles, preferably from an IT/digital consultancy environment

/ You have deep experience in customer contact and stakeholder management up to board room level. Professional communication and interpersonal skills are essential, in English and preferably also in Danish

/ You are Prince2 and/or SAFe certified, or something similar or equivalent

/ You possess a strong technical understanding of your craft, enabling you to efficiently communicate with developers and diverse SMEs


Other specifications

Location requirement
For this role, we are open to hear from candidates who are already based in Denmark and who are able to work regularly in our Copenhagen or Aarhus office.

Please note that there will be no additional travel required for this role.

This position is not open to fully remote work or global relocation possibilities, but does offer the opportunity for a hybrid WFH/in-office model for local candidates.

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