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Program Manager for central Defence project

For our customer Systematic, we are looking for a Program Manager. You have strong people management skills and software project management experience. You focus on customer and user value before technology, and you possess a strong business understanding.

The job

As a Manager in Defence Products, you will be responsible for developing their Defence products and you will be situated in Aarhus and be working as a part of a distributed team. 

The Defence Products Development is focused around two central product suites: IRIS and SitaWare. These products are organized in several projects and you will have a central management position as part of the Defence Products Development management team. All managers of their projects lead the product development with focus on high quality and easy-to-use products for their customers. 

You will be working as a manager in and across their projects with responsibility for the continuous development and maintenance of the products, and you will cooperate closely with the projects to make the solution for their customers complete and perfect. 

Your skills and personality

They expect that you have an IT-related master’s degree and skills that match PMI, Prince2, or IPMA level B/C. You have experience in managing software projects in a dynamic environment with fixed deadlines, and are able to keep calm during a busy workday. You possess strong leadership skills and have a proven record of coaching, developing and motivating others. 

You should apply for this job if you:

  • Have several years of experience as a Program Manager or experienced Senior Project Manager directing complex software projects 
  • Are good at combining your business understanding with your technical IT insights, and have proved to be successful in large IT deliveries
  • Have strong qualifications in steering projects through KPI’s, management briefings, leading steering committee meetings, etc. 

Military and product development knowledge and/or experiences are an advantage but not a requirement.

You are ambitious, and you set the bar high. You are willing to, and capable of, continuously improving and developing yourself, your team and your surroundings. You are an independent team player with the ability to cooperate and build relationships, and you thrive amongst other people. You are characterized by a high drive and a good mood, and you possess a large degree of flexibility. 

Finally, you write and speak English and Danish fluently. 

Systematic offers

Their IT solutions make it simpler for the users to make critical decisions. In the defence and healthcare sectors, critical decisions often concern matters of life and death. In both the private and the public sector, their solutions must handle large amounts of data, e.g. in the library sector with more than 50 million yearly loans. To be able to continue the development of solutions that customers trust, we continuously challenge each other, our work processes and technologies. We have a highly pro-active education and training policy with defined career paths and internal pro-active Knowledge Networks. 

They stay constantly focused on making everything better. Their unique combination of strong principles from CMMI and the best aspects of LEAN and Scrum enable them to develop reliable, high-quality solutions for their customers and to deliver them to the agreed price and deadline. They work in teams, and some of their teams include well-integrated insourced developers. 

They prioritises a sensible balance between work and private life, and their agile approach provides you with an excellent opportunity of being able to plan your own tasks and working hours to a great extent. They value social cohesion at the workplace and have a very active staff association. 

Because they also work with security classified projects, all Systematic personnel must have security clearance. Learn more at

Systematic A/S, established in 1985, develops software and system solutions to customers in both the public and private sector. Today, the company is the largest privately owned software company in Denmark with solutions sold to customers in 50+ countries. More than 500,000 people worldwide use Systematic’s products. The company has 700+ employees and is headquartered in Aarhus with offices in Copenhagen, Australia, Finland, France, Germany, New Zealand, Romania, Singapore, Sweden, UK, United Arab Emirates and USA. Systematic A/S has customers within healthcare, defence, the library and learning sector, law enforcement, the public sector, finance and service industries. A common feature of these customers is a need to integrate, compare and analyse large volumes of complex data, and to generate an overview that allows critical decision-making based on a solid foundation

For more information please contact CoreSearch at +45 70 26 03 26 or send us you CV at

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Location Aarhus

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