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Project manager
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Bittium is a Finnish engineering company where we design our own products and carry out demanding R&D projects for our customers all over the globe. Our core competence is in secure wireless data transfer and designing complete products and low level software. Our customers trust us when they need products and solutions for medical and defense organizations, network operators and manufacturers.

If you ask a person what is best in their work at Bittium, almost everyone says ”the work is very versatile”. This means, that the projects and ventures are very versatile but also, that the way of work is rich and fluent. Here you can put your heart into your work, work with a great team in progressing pace and you can feel proud of what you have accomplished. Those individuals, who tend to look outside the box, think a bit bigger and are eager to get their voices and ideas heard seem to thrive here at Bittium. The hard core of our business is our staff’s skill and enthusiasm to create something new. Also, we have modern and functional work environments, good benefits, ergonomics and tools are up-to-date. As an employer we are fair and flexible, we make decisions close, with common sense and listen to our staff.

We are looking for a Project manager to Kuopio to strengthen our Medical team.

Your main task is to ensure the timely launch of new products, high quality and cost efficiency, and at the same time listening the customer. In your role, you lead HW and SW development teams in product development projects related to our own products. You take grasp of the situation as soon as the requirements for new products are defined and teams are being built and you make sure that the right kind of expertise and executors can be found on site at Kuopio and at other Bittium sites.

You have experience and proven track record of handling large product development projects and you are a natural when it comes to managing financial figures and reports. Communication and collaboration with internal stakeholders, external partners and especially customers are an important part of your daily work. You broadly understand technical work from a practical level, but your own strong expertise is in project management and leadership. As a leader, you utilize the principles of coaching leadership, rely on the expertise of your people, and enable their work to progress by removing and anticipating obstacles. You firmly seize operational risks and bottlenecks and seek and implement solutions in a good spirit.

To succeed you will need the following:

  • Experience in planning and leading demanding development projects and experts
  • Experience in customer-oriented projects; together with your team, you know how to find business-friendly solutions to the customer's needs
  • The ability to lead people both on-site and remotely
  • Natural ability to coach people
  • Previous evidence of product creation processes and project budget management
  • Ability to manage different project areas (HW, SW, Mechanics, Validation, Operations etc.)
  • Prior knowledge of medical technology is not required, but you have the ability to understand the technical implementations of biosignal measurement technologies
  • Previous experience in hospital and medical technology is an advantage, for example through the understanding of certification processes
  • Understanding of practical agile methods
  • You actively communicate and network with others in the work community
  • Fluent verbal and written communication skills in English

    Interested? Apply immediately; we will start interviews already before the end of last day to apply.
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