Agile Project Leader

den 8 februari 2017
den 5 mars 2017

The company

ASSA ABLOY is the global leader in door opening solutions, our vision is to be the most innovative supplier of total door opening solutions in order to deliver safe and convenient security solutions that provide real added value to customers. For the third time in four years ASSA ABLOY has been ranked on Forbes list of the world's 100 most innovative companies in 2016.
Shared Technologies is the Group's shared global innovation centre that provides technology platforms and global digital services to local product companies. We have offices in Stockholm (Sweden), Kraków (Poland), Gurgaon (India) and Cambrils (Spain). Shared Technologies currently
consist of around 250 employees, 130 of them working in the Stockholm office.

Who we are

ASSA ABLOY Shared Technologies is a motivated team of professionals who put pride in delivering innovative, high quality and secure products that are used globally. Scrum was introduced successfully in 2005 together with the agile and lean mind-sets which are deeply rooted into our organization. The office atmosphere is open, honest and friendly, and we sit in an open landscape that encourages interaction and communication. We believe that work-life-balance is essential for long-term productivity and employee satisfaction. Flexible working hours is a part of this balance.
Our development teams are small, cross-functional and self-organizing units that collaborate with the product owner to transform customer needs into valuable features. The knowledge exchange within the department is an ongoing process and everyone is encouraged both to take part in it and contribute to it. We want our employees to learn more and support them when they aim to improve their skills. This is part of our dedication to continuous improvement.

Who you are

We believe that you are an experienced Project Leader with a wide experience of managing multisite projects in an Agile way, using Scrum as methodology and with a clear focus on continuous improvements. Preferably, you also have a strong technical background in development of systems containing both SW and HW and are familiar with JIRA.
You are driven by being part of a team that delivers high quality products. You achieve this by being motivated, focused, taking initiatives and being eager both to to learn and to share your knowledge. You are also used to communicating with people at all levels in the organization and producing great results, both as part of a team and independently.
We work in a global environment so you need to be proficient in English, both written and spoken.

Main responsibilities:

  • Making sure the team delivers on time, within budget and with the right quality. This includes e.g.
  • facilitating and taking care of the team so it can execute at its best, making sure all tasks are clearly specified and understood and clearing any impediments around the team.
  • Encourage, coach and support team members in an agile and lean product innovation way-of working.
  • Represent the team & project internally and externally.
  • Coordinate and communicate all deliverables, both external and internal, e.g. by using sync plans.
  • Cooperate with other Project Leaders, also in different geographical locations.
  • Handle team manning and budget discussions.
  • Support the Product Manager.

In this position, occasional travelling to our other sites might be required.
We hope you find ASSA ABLOY Shared Technologies an attractive company.

Contact and application:

For further information contact Daniel Garmén (
Please send you application no later than 3/5/2017. Interviews will be held continuously.

Shared Technologies
Stockholm, Sweden