Kongsberg Automotive provides world class products to the global vehicle industry. Our products enhance the driving experience, making it safer, more comfortable and sustainable. With revenues of about EUR 1.0 billion and 10.000 employees in 18 countries, Kongsberg Automotive is truly a global supplier. The company is headquartered in Switzerland and has 30 production facilities worldwide. The product portfolio includes seat comfort systems, driver and motion control systems, couplings and fluid assemblies, as well as driver interface products developed for global vehicle manufacturers.

IS&T Project Management Officer

Kongsberg Automotive, headquartered in Zurich, Switzerland, is currently seeking to recruit for a skilled professional in a newly created IT function:

Role description

In this role, the incumbent will be responsible for the execution of the Program Management (PM) function to drive administration of key IS and material projects. Oversight or direct management of the coordination and administration of all aspects of ongoing projects including planning, organizing, staffing, leading, and controlling the project activities. Support individual project managers to ensure compliance with Kongsberg Automotive (KA) project management practices and successful project execution.

This includes:

  • Retrieve necessary information to enable IS&T Advisory Board taking informed decisions about project requests (execute vs. postpone vs. reject) and their prioritization
  • Directly manage or facilitate other project managers in activities throughout the entire project life cycle (initiation, scope definition, execution, close), for all assigned projects.
  • Ensure all projects consistently follow KA project management methodologies and practices
  • Ensure project activities, including key decisions, passing key project stages / gates, issue escalation and resolution, and project closure are appropriately documented

Candidate Profile

  • Bachelor degree, 5+ years of experience as a Project Manager, Administrator or similar role
  • Proactive, self-motivated, open minded, inquisitive, assertive and resilient personality
  • Solid organizational and time-management skills
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills in English; knowledge of other major languages is a plus
  • Proficient use of Microsoft Office and MS Project
  • Good analytical, presentation and team work skills

This position includes travelling to various Kongsberg sites; up to 20%.

You further enjoy working in a high pace environment where challenges excite you and you can continuously develop yourself.


Please apply before 31 March 2018 by registering your CV and motivation letter via the link below. Start date is as soon as possible, interviews will be on going.

We are looking forward to receiving your application!

Region: Z├╝rich
Application deadline: 31/03/2018
Expected Start Date: 01/04/2018
Location: Zurich
Contacts: Elke Grete