IT Project Manager Europe - HR Systems

Date: May 30, 2024

Location: Solihull, GB, B91 2AA

Company: Jeld-Wen Inc.

Are you looking for a new challenge? 

As we embark on a new Pan European solution, we have an exciting and new opportunity for an IT Project Manager who is an experienced IT (HR Systems) Project Manager to ensure the successful roadmap of our substantial system upgrade. 

As the IT
Project Manager, you will drive successful change by leading projects, with access to Global senior stakeholders and work collaboratively with the European IT Operations, Infrastructure, Applications and Compliance Teams.  Being an important part of cross-functional Business teams to plan, develop, implement, maintain, and enforce the comprehensive project management governance, associated with all aspects of the IT projects.

Reporting to the Programme Manager, working within a team of other dedicated IT Project Managers, and ‘Citizen’ Project Managers from the wider IT and business teams. 

The role is remote and can be based anywhere in UK.  Hybrid working can be accommodated dependent on candidates’ location. 
Fixed term contract 12 + months, this role has a longevity, therefore there are opportunities for progression and development for the right candidate

What your impact will be:


  • Deliver assigned projects on-time, on budget and against the agreed scope.
  • Ensure consistent project delivery experience to Customers, Project Stakeholders and IT management, via adherence to the JELD-WEN IT PMO Stage Gate Process and standardised delivery process.
  • Facilitate the business process analysis and mapping.
  • Leadership, resolution and mitigation of complex risk, issue and change management across multiple linked projects.
  • Planning and coordinating the resources and capabilities required to deliver assigned projects.


What you'll need to succeed:


  • Previous experience and skills in IT Project Management, across the project implementation lifecycle.  (HR systems transformation would be an advantage)
  • Experience of leading project groups across multiple functions, across geographical regions and with 3rd party vendor management.
  • Previous delivery experience of IT improvement projects and/or Transformational IT projects.
  • Strong Financial background experience is also a plus for this role, including preparation of business case documentation.
  • Demonstratable experience in managing multiple projects simultaneously.
  • Exceptional communication skills: Influence, collaboration, conflict resolution, and expectation management.
  • Extremely outcome focussed, passionate and be a self-starter

Our Company:



Founded in 1960, JELD-WEN is one of the world’s largest door and window manufacturers, with more than 18,000 employees operating globally. Headquartered in Charlotte, North Carolina, JELD-WEN designs, produces and distributes an extensive range of interior and exterior doors, wood, vinyl and aluminium windows and related products for use in the new construction and repair and remodelling of residential homes and non-residential buildings. 

Our products and services afford us the opportunity to enter peoples’ workplaces, homes and daily lives. With this privilege comes great responsibility to ensure that the products we deliver are reliable and enrich the places and lives that they touch. We bring beauty and security to the spaces that touch our lives.



JELD-WEN is an Equal Employment Opportunity employer and does not discriminate against any applicant for employment or employee on the basis of race, color, religious creed, gender, age, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, veteran status or any other classification protected by applicable discrimination laws.

Unless explicitly requested or approached by JELD-WEN, the company will not accept unsolicited resumes from headhunters, recruitment agencies, or fee-based recruitment services