PMO Director Europe – Securitas Group

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PMO Director Europe – Securitas Group



PMO Director Europe – Securitas Group, Malmo, Sweden

In order to meet todays and future demands, Securitas group is currently changing their IT/IS organization in line with Vision 2020. The strategy and the organization are currently being shaped and it will take the company beyond 2020. Securitas Division Europe is now searching for a European PMO Director. The position will be part of the new European IT/IS team that together will transform and lead 29 countries. The PMO Director will report to the European Division CIO. The position will be based at Securitas Malmö office.

The PMO Director is responsible for the Divisional Project Management Office (PMO), managing project dependencies, evaluating, prioritizing and efficiently resourcing divisional and cluster specific program/project initiatives. The PMO will also have an interface towards the global IT-organisation.

The role will be an important part of Securitas transformation journey forward.

Main tasks for the PMO Director will be to align programs/projects with the company´s overall strategic goals. He/she will be expected to summarize cluster and tools roadmaps into a divisional roadmap. Aligning programs/projects according with development of models and methodology will also be part of the role.

The PMO Director is responsible for capability planning in the divisional PMO function which includes responsibility for resourcing/staffing of programs/projects. The PMO Director will have 15-20 employees in his/her European organization, and dotted lines to resources within the European clusters as well as external consultants.

Other areas of responsibility:

  • Responsible for supporting and facilitating work in order to classify and prioritize program/project initiative
  • In collaboration with Cluster Directors and the European CIO, keep the program/project portfolio up to d
    ate including program/project scope, schedule and financials of each initiative
  • Govern and follow up new, ongoing and completed program/projects
  • Align program/project budgets with organizational budget and provide reports to relevant management entities
  • Participant in the European Divisional IS Portfolio Steering Committee

The right candidate

We will expect the right candidate to have a minimum of 5 years of experience from a senior/director position within program/project management in combination with business understanding, project best practice, and strategic planning. Multi project management experience in an international environment with an interface towards different countries, preferable in IT/IS will be expected. Leadership and team management- and experience of leading an international remote team is a demand as well as stakeholder management, experience in finance control and excellent verbal and written communication in English.

We believe that the right candidate has a high level of business acumen, a relevant university education in combination with technical understanding (IT and IS) and also certification in internationally acknowledged Project-/program management principles.

Digitalization and continuously improved use of technology will lead to better security solutions for Securitas customers. This new position is a central part of a newly created European team with the mission to transform and to prepare the business for tomorrows demands. Securitas offers an interesting international and strategic position with the opportunity to be a key person in a transformation journey and to have true impact on the business

For further information, you are welcome to contact our consultant Anne Barbosa at People Impact +46 40 35 48 88.

Welcome with your application via LinkedIn at the latest 15th of February.


Securitas employs 335 000 people and is a knowledge leader with a strong global position with operations in 53 countries. Securitas organize their operations in a flat, decentralized structure with the business segments: Security Services North America, Security Services Europe and Security Services Ibero-America. Operations in Africa, the Middle East, Asia and Australia are organized in the division AMEA.

In 2017, total sales amounted to MSEK 92,197 and operating income to MSEK 4,767. The Securitas share has been listed on the Stockholm Stock Exchange, now NASDAQ OMX Stockholm, since 1991.