Do you thrive on managing and delivering cross-functional change projects and programmes in a big matrix organisation? And would you like to lead teams of colleagues who goes out of their way to create the best results?

If so, we have an exciting position for you as our new Commercial Project Manager leading the delivery of projects and change initiatives within Specsavers’ Northern European region (covering Denmark, Norway, Sweden, Finland and the Netherlands).

What you’ll do
As our new Commercial Project Manager, you’ll be responsible for delivering cross-functional projects and programmes on time and on budget, in order to support our strategic and annual business plans. This includes leading project teams, applying appropriate project management tools and methods and liaising closely with key stakeholders across the business. You will be part of the Commercial PMO team and report to the Head of Projects and Portfolio.

More specifically, your job tasks will be to:

  • Compile the scope of the projects, plan out business cases, critical paths, key milestones, outcome metrics, resource requirements, and risk analysis
  • Lead cross-functional project teams
  • Monitor projects on a continual basis and providing updates to project sponsors and board members when required
  • Manage project costs and timely delivery of the project benefits, effectively resolving issues and removing barriers
  • Develop the change management plan to ensure successful implementation of the project, using Specsavers’ change management framework
  • Carry out project reviews to evaluate the success of projects and the key business learnings
  • Work with the Northern Europe Leadership group and other senior team leaders to support annual planning activities
  • Work closely with IT Project Management team to ensure alignment of business plans
  • Advise other areas of the business on Project Management best practice

Who you are
We’re looking for an experienced Commercial Project Manager who is ready to take responsibility for some of the key commercial projects and programmes  across our Northern European markets. To accommodate this, you must possess the following qualifications:

  • Hold a proven track record of delivering change within a complex organisation
  • Be a strong communicator with the ability to influence at all levels of the organisation
  • Have project and programme experience from a fast-moving commercial environment
  • Hold a relevant Bachelor’s or Master’s degree
  • Be Prince 2 qualified (or have similar project management qualifications)
  • Sound understanding of business priorities and commercial disciplines
  • IT literate (knowledge of retail applications such as; ERP functionality, MS Office etc. is a plus)

What’s in it for you?
As our new Commercial Project Manager, you will play an important part in the continued success of Specsavers, as well as in the improvement of our commercial project management capabilities.

Specsavers is constantly seeking change. Simply because our biggest driver is to be the best in everything we do. When joining Specsavers, you’ll experience what it’s like to work with people , who are always willing to go that extra mile for our brand.

On top of that, we offer a number of employee perks such as:

  • Join a smart, confident, and enthusiastic team with colleagues from many nationalities
  • No two days will be the same in our fast-moving, international and dynamic matrix environment
  • Be a leading part of the Commercial Project environment giving a great platform for self-development and exposure within the wider business
  • Continuous focus on learning and development with many training opportunities
  • Great coffee, lots of laughs, Christmas parties and much more
  • A salary package matching your qualifications with a pension scheme, health insurance, and other staff benefits
  • Be part of a business which serves a major impact on the future of eye and hearing care

Is this you? Great!
We’d love to hear from you. To apply, send your application using the button below. We’re on the lookout for the right person to join us as soon as possible, so please apply with your CV, and you’ll hear from us soon. If you have any questions regarding the position, you’re welcome to contact Head of Projects & Portfolio Management at For questions around the recruitment process, please contact Senior Talent Acquisition Partner, Marianne Selch at +45 51563792.

Let’s make a difference, together
It’s been an incredible journey from our humble beginnings to where we are now. Along the way, we’ve actively sought out challenges and taken risks. Sometimes these risks result in great things. Sometimes they don’t. But we always learn.

That’s the mentality that will bring us closer to our ambition: to bring accessible healthcare to the high street. Specsavers already provides eye and hearing care to 38 million customers globally, together with more than 37,000 employees. Still, we keep on reminding ourselves that the key to sustain growth within and across all our markets constantly relies on developing our people and delivering projects that benefit our global business.

That’s why we are investing in our Commercial Project & Portfolio capability to help our business grow even further. As our new Commercial Project Manager, you’ll become a vital part in making a positive difference to the eye and hearing care of all.

Visit our Career Site to learn more about your opportunities at Specsavers.

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