Senior Project Manager

Date: 24 Apr 2024

Location: Gänserndorf, AT, 2230

Company: Jeld-Wen Inc.




The JELD-WEN Group is a leading global manufacturer and supplier of complete door and window solutions. For our European PMO department we are searching for a Senior Project Manager that could be placed in all European JW locations.


Can you motivate and engage people around the task to deliver excellent results? Can you brand your projects and perform clear communication to stakeholders? Are you an experienced Project Manager with a proven track record within New Product Development Implementation in an international environment? And do you thrive in an international business environment with high complexity and many stakeholders? Then you might be the right candidate!




You will be part of our Project Portfolio Management team in Europe and report directly to European PMO Manager. As a Senior Project Manager, you will be responsible of coordinating a portfolio of projects, taking place in multiple plants across Europe. You will be managing various types of projects, such as New Product Development Implementation, Product Change Implementation, Cost Optimization, and Compliance Related Projects. Main purpose is to manage and execute a portfolio of projects across Europe, optimizing the usage of resources from different departments to secure a maximal output in terms of value generation, while reducing the time needed to achieve the project targets.



Passion for Project Management and a sense for the importance to lead the change. We expect you to possess a ‘Can do attitude’ and to have excellent skills in:

    • Change Management
    • Motivate and engage people around the target
    • Break down, planning, risk management, alignment, and execution
    • Knows how to balance structure vs action
    • Communication
    • Manage complexity
    • Results oriented and self-driven towards efficiency increase
    • Understands challenges as points to overcome




  • Deliver according to scope and reduce project duration by increasing team efficiency.
  • To have transparency and a clear communication to your stakeholders.
  • Remain within the target of your financial budget per project.



  • Manage the project, process, and project team with a focus on Safety, Quality, Delivery, Cost, and Innovation (SQDCI).
  • Manage and coordinate a large cross functional team in different projects across Europe to secure plans are executed accordingly, maximizing Europe’s results.
  • Secure that we implement and follow our Tollgate stage gate model.
  • To ensure adherence with all compliance standards and always operate with integrity.
  • To be an ambassador for the Project Management department and create good relations and business partner in the internal European organization.
  • Work collaboratively with the European departments in delivering continuous improvement of JELD-WEN’s Tollgate processes and procedures.



  • Essential: 5+ years’ experience in Project and Portfolio Management and a proven track record within New Product Development Implementation in an international environment
  • Project Management certification is an advantage
  • Desirable: 8+ years’ experience in Sales/ R&D/Operations
  • A general good business and process understanding is needed
  • Must be fluent in both written and spoken in English





We act with integrity, invest in people, inspire through innovation, deliver on our promises and improve every day. We are seeking talented individuals who share this purpose and values and want to excel in their field of expertise. We offer excellent benefits, a collaborative environment in which to apply your talent and a dynamic and growing company, with exceptional career progression opportunities. For this position we are offering an attractive market oriented salary, depending on your qualifications and experience.




Interested and motivated? Then let's talk about your and our expectations. Take your chance, we look forward to receiving your application. For questions, please contact Silvia Rotter, Talent Acquisition Business Partner CE Region: