Project Manager (- for Nordic market)

Date:2018-10-16 End: 2018-10-30

About BYD

BYD Europe BV located in Schiedam, Netherlands is the marketing and sales HQ of BYD Co., Ltd based in Shenzhen, China. BYD Europe offers a full line of BYD electric vehicles, including all-electric cars, all-electric buses, and all-electric forklift trucks. BYD is a globally leading-edge provider of green energy technologies that specializes in the IT, automotive and new energy fields. Emerging from battery manufacturing, BYD has grown into the world's biggest rechargeable battery manufacturer and taken the largest global market share for cell-phone chargers and keypads.

About role

You are an experienced, self-motivated Project Manager with a thorough understanding of the automotive industry. In the Project Manager role you are the essential link between order and delivery and the after-sales service. You will work directly with clients and coordinate with other departments to ensure all aspects of the project are compatible and deliveries are made within the applicable scope and budget and according to clients’ requirements. We are looking for a creative, dedicated problem solver who will fit with our collaborative and multinational culture. If you enjoy working with other professionals who believe in creating innovative solutions to problems, we encourage you to apply. The main location will be Schiedam, Netherlands but the position also requires frequent business travel to Nordic countries.

Your main activities include

• Fully understand BYD’s BV products and product development pipelines

• Collect competitive product information and market requirements from local market

• Work closely with the product line manager/business development manager to identify customer’s requirements and product specifications and developments

• Fully understand customer’s technical requirements, coordinate with (HQ) R&D department, ensure the final product information

• Provide a technical description for tender purposes

• Follow-up on the project schedule and ensure the product delivery time

• Review technical data for compliance with specifications

To succeed in this position you will need

• 3- 5 years’ experience in project management

• Thorough understanding of the automotive industry

• Bachelor degree, a technical background is preferred

• Excellent time management and organizational skills

• Strong written and verbal English language communication skills

• Good team player, able to work in remote teams

• Proactive and able to anticipate demand

• Chinese and/or Swedish/ Danish/ Finnish/ Norwegian language knowledge will be considered an asset

• Experience with the Nordic market will be considered an asset

We offer

• Work in a rapidly growing company and industry which stands for sustainable technology

• Performance and experience based competitive remuneration, commuting allowance

• A chance to develop new processes and grow the team in the Nordic market

• Team building events and employee learning opportunities

Growth Opportunities

BYD Europe consists of various departments that support on-going and profitable business growth. Potential growth opportunities within the Sales department may be a Project manager, Regional Project Manager, Sales Manager. You may also continue career path in another department: After-Sales, Marketing, R&D, HR, Finance, Business Operations etc.

Contact information

Please submit your CV and cover letter in the English language to inta.kola@byd.com

If you would like to know more about this vacancy, please feel free to contact by e-mail inta.kola@byd.com