• Hamburg
Job types
  • Hybrid Working
  • FMCG

€80000 - €110000 per annum

  • Project Manager
  • Leadership
  • C
Job reference


La Fosse are recruitng for with one of the international market and technology leaders for innovative laser marking systems. The global technology centre for laser marking solutions is a leader in camera-based precision systems We help our customers to enable product traceability for medical technology, automotive, aerospace and electronics.

They are looking for a New Product Development Project manager to be responsible for leading new product development projects from initiation through to commercial launch.

  • The Senior Project Manager will lead and support all aspects of the development and delivery of Portfolio & Technology projects, programmes and products.
  • The Senior Project Manager will be accountable for establishing and managing; budgets, deliverables, milestones and timescales for the project or programme to ensure all requirements are met and customer expectations are exceeded.
  • The Senior Project Manager will take the lead in ensuring that the programme/project governance is robust and that reporting lines and communication links are sound. They will be accountable for developing and maintaining excellent relationships with key stakeholders, third parties (as required) and other external bodies to ensure a positive outcome and be responsible for the performance of the project / programme team.
  • Ensure knowledge and awareness of the vision of the programme is widespread within Videojet, as well as appropriate partnerships and key stakeholders.
  • Ensure the attainment of stated development and delivery programme goals & objectives
  • Secure on Time, Cost & Quality deliverables for the project or programme
  • Develop and deliver progress reporting of the assigned project or programme
  • Monitor, sustain and develop the level of motivation and spirit within the project or programme team

Core Competencies

  • Extensive Project Management skills and experience
  • Successful track record of managing complex international and cross functional programmes
  • Experience of interfacing milestone governed programmes to Waterfall and Scrum Agile projects
  • Management of multiple stakeholders, with a range of cultural backgrounds.
  • Ability to manage dispersed teams and resources who work for other organizations.
  • A self-starter with a determination to succeed balanced with appropriate tact and diplomacy.
  • Excellent communications skills and established team player with well-developed influence and relationship management skills.

Area of Responsibility

  • Lead and direct the delivery of Customer focused projects, ensuring high levels of customer satisfaction.
  • Oversee all project activities across all functional areas in terms of tactical decisions, day-to-day management, planning, senior escalations and reporting
  • Provide full transparency with up to date project status
  • Act as SPOC with regard to project/programme management with all key stakeholders
  • Lead all planning, execution, reporting, sign-off and related escalation management
  • Ensure relevant governance meetings are held
  • Contribute to written proposals and customer presentations/meetings
  • Gain stakeholder confidence by demonstrating personal abilities in leading and directing projects
  • Identify and manage risks/opportunities by proactive identification/implementation of appropriate control/improvement measures.
  • Strictly apply change request process to provide full transparency and control.


  • Educated to degree level or relevant experience
  • Project Management qualification (equivalent Prince 2 Practitioner or PMP)
  • Experience of interfacing milestone governed programmes, including in an Agile environment
  • Fluent English written and spoken
  • Excellent communication and presentation skills
  • Self-motivated, Self-starter, Driven to make the team succeed

If you are interested in this role please send your CV and if you have any questions please email paul.coates@lafosse.com

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