Technical Project Manager
Copenhagen University was founded in 1479 and consists of 6 faculties, 36 institutions, and more than 200 research centers. KU comprises a total of 9,763 employees and has 9 Nobel laureates affiliated with the university.
Physically, Copenhagen University is divided into 4 campus areas in Copenhagen as well as 10 museums and research gardens – including the Zoological Museum, Botanical Garden, Medical Museum, and the Øresund Aquarium.
Copenhagen University houses a wide range of scientific environments, organized into academic areas called faculties. They are both administrative units and academic communities within education and research. Additionally, the university hosts a large number of centers, interdisciplinary projects, and other units.
For many years, Copenhagen University has been the highest-ranked university in Denmark and has had significant importance for Denmark’s development and economy through its research and education. Sustainability will be a significant parameter shaping the development of Copenhagen University, including its construction projects, in the coming years.
You will become part of the Campus Construction section (CB), which is Copenhagen University’s (KU) construction management unit. CB consists of a total of four groups and is led by the building manager.
The unit comprises 35-40 dedicated employees, primarily with heavy construction backgrounds. You will be responsible for your own portfolio of projects, primarily collaborating with KU’s operations unit and framework consultants.
The construction projects primarily involve maintenance and renovation cases, ranging from small projects to some large projects up to approximately 60-70 million DKK. KU also emphasizes internal sparring, thus we collaborate closely with colleagues in the section involved in the commissioning of the university’s major construction projects such as the Niels Bohr Building and the Natural History Museum of Denmark.
Technical Project Manager
As a Technical Project Manager at Copenhagen University’s Campus Construction, you will have a unique opportunity to assist in managing a large portfolio of maintenance and construction projects in the architectural sector, where you will focus on delivering coherent, energy-efficient solutions for various types of installation projects.
In your role as a Technical Project Manager, you will need to manage and facilitate collaboration between many types of people with different professional backgrounds in a complex and busy everyday life. Your strength as a project manager lies in your solid experience within the construction industry, enabling you to view construction projects from both the users’ and operations’ perspectives.
You will work with a broad and exciting project portfolio consisting of both large and small projects, primarily focusing on technical installations and other faculty requests such as the introduction of all electrical, plumbing, etc., for construction projects.
In the role of Technical Project Manager, it is preferred that you are a team player who can keep a cool head and ensure that projects are delivered on time, within budget, and with the right quality. You also exhibit commitment and independence in your work. You have a natural drive and are not afraid to take the lead and make decisions, consulting engineers and other professionals to find the right solution.
Requirements for a Technical Project Manager
Your primary tasks will include:
- Supporting the operation of a range of large technical systems.
- Executing your own portfolio of maintenance projects in collaboration with operations and
- Communicating with users and management about project progress.
- Reporting in KU’s systems.
- Participating in internal strategic development projects.
City: Copenhagen C