Director PMO, Group R&D

Director PMO, Group R&D


Permobil is a globally leading provider of power wheelchairs, manual wheelchairs and seating and positioning solutions, with a strong dedication to improve the quality of life for its users. The company’s strong portfolio of brands, competitive product offering, innovation capabilities and leading market positions provide a strong base to capture additional growth, both in existing and new markets. Our products are available today in 70 countries on four continents. Our turnover is more than 4 billion, and we have approximately 1600 employees. Since 2013, Permobil is a part of Investor AB.

We design and develop the very best wheelchairs and accessories to support users around the world. We are looking for a Director for our Global PMO within R&D to join our team.

We are in the process of expanding the responsibility for the PMO to lead projects and having Project Managers at multi-sites (Europe & US).
Our projects include mechanical, electronics and software engineering. Being in the MedTech environment many of our processes are governed by regulations and have a strong focus on risk assessment.
The successful candidate will have a strong professional background and demonstrate teamwork, drive deliverables, excellent oral and written communication skills, and a commitment to excellence, learning, and growth.

Your Role:
As Director of PMO you will lead and coach the project managers in the team to deliver our product development projects according to agreement (time, finance, scope). You will continuously develop our project model and make sure it is global and according to MedTech requirements. You will also be responsible for visualizing the project portfolio as well as controlling resources, project costs and investments together with line managers, project managers and the R&D Controller.

We assume that you have acquired leadership and collaboration skills and have experience from both strategic and operational work. You have:

An academic degree, preferably Civ ing (SE) or MSc in Engineering
Experience as a project manager of product development projects
Experience from leading a PMO
Waterfall project model knowledge
Process development knowledge
Fluent written and spoken English

It is a big bonus if you also have experience from working in an international setting with multi-site MedTech development.

For information about the position, please contact Catharina Modahl Nilsson, EVP R&D, phone; +46 73 093 72 60

For information about the recruitment process contact Anna-Karin Ehn, HR Business Partner; phone: +4670 327 18 38.

The position is located in Timrå and will include travelling. Please apply at as soon as possible and no later than November 20.

Kontaktpersoner på detta företaget

Isabella Edström
+46 60 59 58 39
Anna-Karin Ehn
Isabella Edström
+46 70 360 19 20


  • Arbetsplats: Permobil
  • 1 plats
  • Tillsvidare
  • Heltid
  • Fast månads- vecko- eller timlön
  • Publicerat: 30 oktober 2020
  • Ansök senast: 20 november 2020


Per Uddéns väg 20, Timrå


Per Uddéns väg 20
Timrå, 86123

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