IT Product Manager at Elis (formerly Berendsen)


Working with software development and traceability services

Do you want to work in a global, innovative service company and personally impact the customer experience and sustainability agenda? Then come join our agile team at Elis!

The company

Elis is Denmark’s leading textile service provider. We rent, wash and deliver quality textiles and fully serviced hygiene solutions, supported by our innovative digital platform Elis Connect.

The position

Elis is looking for an IT Product Manager, who is passionate about developing products that provide day-to-day operational benefits to clients across Europe via the platform Elis Connect. At Elis, you get to work with committed and competent colleagues in a dynamic environment with great opportunities for personal growth and impact.

You will be working at our IT offices in Denmark, Søborg, and you will be reporting to the Traceability Manager at our French headquarters. Furthermore, you will participate actively to the Elis Connect traceability program: A digital platform aiming at providing business relevant data to internal and external customers.

Your key responsibilities

As IT Product Manager, you will be responsible for transforming strategic and commercial ambitions into great solutions. You will be responsible for managing different development tracks with our external supplier as well as coordinating with the Traceability team at the Elis HQ in France and the Product Owner in Sales & Marketing. You are expected to visit the French headquarters approximately once a month.

Your daily tasks will entail:

  • Daily Scrum with the development team, inspecting progress towards Sprint Goals
  • Conducting sprint planning, sprint reviews and reviewing the burndown chart
  • Overall project management of ongoing development projects regarding Elis Connect
  • Ensuring great coordination and communication between the external supplier (2trace), the Traceability Domain Manager and the Product Owner at Elis HQ
  • Manage the planning, supplier cost and timeline for upgrades, feature development (or removal of features) and making sure that maintenance and support is delivered
  • Resource planning of rollouts of the Elis Connect platform to new countries
  • Customer visits around Europe to ensure proper setups at customer sites

Your experience and qualifications

You have at least 5 years of relevant experience, being part of IT /software development projects. You understand commercial business needs and can translate these into services and solutions. Experience in SCRUM (or Scaled Agile Framework) is a requirement. Experience may include working with apps, IoT devices, SaaS or client interface solutions, etc.

We expect you to have an IT background, equivalent of a technical education at least at the Bachelor level. Examples may include Software Engineering, IT-Technology, Computer Scientist (Datamatiker), etc.

The skills that will make you succeed are:

  • Mastering of Agile methodology
  • IT project management – including great people and communication skills
  • Knowledge of frameworks and technical terminology as well as experience in Jira (or similar project software)
  • Ability to translate business requirement into IT development

What we offer

Our international culture of service and quality is based on the commitment of our employees, who are the company’s greatest asset. You will be part of an informal and social environment where we put great emphasis on the professional diversity that exists among our employees, as it contributes to new thinking.

Our job offering includes a competitive salary and benefit package as well as personal and professional development possibilities in an ambitious environment with committed and competent colleagues.

Working at Elis

Sustainability is a key element of our strategy. We focus on working as one united Elis in order to create the most possible value for our customers and each other. We know that our skilled and loyal employees are essential to our success. As an employee at Elis, you will therefore find that we work purposefully to ensure that Elis remains a good workplace by continuously focusing on well-being, development, recognition, and celebration of the small and big successes in everyday life. In our CSR report, you will find information about our many initiatives in relation to sustainability and a good working environment: https://dk.elis.com/da/csr

KAR+CO Leadership Consulting & Search assists Elis in this recruitment process. If you find the position interesting, please send us your CV through the button below, labeled "Apply online" and we will get in touch. With reference to GDPR regulations, CV's are ONLY RECEIVED via the link, not via mail. If you experience problems, please contact KAR+CO. 

If you have questions regarding this position, please feel free to contact KAR+CO; Partner, Christian Bramming, at +45 22 15 16 78.

Gem job

KAR+CO recruiting on behalf of Elis Danmark A/S
Publiceret: 15. marts 2022

Arbejdssted

Location Søborg