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MAX IV Laboratory is looking to recruit a Project Manager for the Central Project Office

  • Closing soon
  • Closing date: 18 Jan 2021
  • Sweden | MAX IV Laboratory
  • Date posted: 21 Dec 2020
  • Job type: Research facilities
  • Disciplines: Accelerators, neutron & light sources  | Engineering & instrumentation

Lund University, MAX IV

Lund University was founded in 1666 and is repeatedly ranked among the world’s top 100 universities. The University has 40 000 students and more than 8 000 staff based in Lund, Helsingborg and Malmö. We are united in our efforts to understand, explain and improve our world and the human condition.

MAX IV is a Swedish national large-scale research laboratory hosted by Lund University. It provides scientists from Sweden as well as internationally, with state-of-the-art instrumentation for research in areas such as engineering, physics, structural biology, chemistry and nanotechnology. Fully developed it will receive more than 2000 scientists annually, conducting ground-breaking experiments in materials and life sciences using the brilliant X-ray light.

MAX IV is currently in the process of building several experimental stations. The project portfolio at the facility currently contains more than 100 separate projects or subprojects either waiting to be initiated or running in various phases and degrees of resource use. We are now looking for a Project Manager for the Central Project Office to manage projects and participate in the mission of the project office including governing the project portfolio , developing the project knowledge of project managers and other staff members at MAX IV and defining and implementing project processes across the facility.


  • Manage projects at MAX IV.
  • Project coordination within the MAX IV Project portfolio.
  • Define deadlines, assign responsibilities, and monitor project progress.
  • Regularly communicate all aspects of project management necessary for meeting project goals to all stakeholders.
  • Maintain Lessons learned & risk sessions.
  • Create and maintain project documentation.
  • Participate in the forward planning of the MAX IV Portfolio.
  • Provide MAX IV with Project process guidance and Project training.


We are looking for someone with great project management skills and several years of proven track record of managing large and complex projects at a major laboratory, scientific facility, or industrial facility.

  • Extensive experience managing a large and diverse team of professionals.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills in English.
  • Solid organizational skills including attention to details and multi-tasking skills.


  • PMP/Prince certification.
  • Project manager/Product owner experience within agile project processes.
  • Experience from work at larger science facilities.

As a person you are performance oriented – setting high goals for yourself and others. You will need to have a talent for leading and motivating others, creating commitment and participation to enable MAX IV to reach its goals. You will report to the manager of the Central Project Office.

Probationary period may apply.

On call services may apply in the future.

Lund University welcomes applicants with diverse backgrounds and experiences. We regard gender equality and diversity as a strength and an asset. We kindly decline all sales and marketing contacts.

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Type of employment: Permanent position
Contract type: Full time
First day of employment: As per agreement
Salary: Monthly salary
Number of positions: 1
Working hours: 100 %
City: Lund
County:Skåne län
Country: Sweden
Reference number: PA2020/4290
Contact: Mugeni Nuamu, +46 76 645 71 44
Union representative: OFR/S:Fackförbundet ST:s kansli, 046-222 93 62,; SACO:Saco-s-rådet vid Lunds , 046-222 93 64,
Published: 18.12.2020
Last application date: 18.1.2021 11:59 PM CET


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