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IT Project Manager

TOMRA was founded on an innovation in 1972 that began with design, manufacturing, and sale of reverse vending machines for automated collection of used beverage containers. Today TOMRA provides technology-led solutions that enable the circular economy with advanced collection and sorting systems that optimize resource recovery and minimize waste in the food, recycling, and mining industries. Only 2-4% of the beverage containers consumed worldwide are collected for closed-loop recycling. TOMRA provides reverse vending solutions for Clean Loop Recycling, collecting aluminium, plastic and glass beverage containers to be continually reused and recycled back into new bottles and cans creating a “clean loop” movement in the growing circular economy.


TOMRA has more than 100,000 installations in over 80 markets worldwide. The Group employs ~4,500 globally and is publicly listed on the Oslo Stock Exchange. (OSE: TOM). For further information about TOMRA, please see



We are searching for an IT Project Manager that will be part of TOMRA´s Group IT team at TOMRA´s headquarter in Asker.


Work tasks include:

IT Project Manager is responsible for overseeing all aspects (plan, organize, implement) of technical projects in the Group IT Business Unit, which includes delegating tasks to a team of employees/consultants to ensure projects are completed within scope, on time and within specified budget.  

  • Project resource management

  • Project financial management

  • Project risk management

  • Project change management plan

  • Facilitate handover to Operations including relevant documentation

  • Follows prescribed project governance

  • Updates projects progress & outcomes to IT Portfolio Manager & Project Steering Group

  • Provide input, estimates & project proposals to management for next budgeting year

  • Creates Project Mandates in collaboration with business stakeholder




  • Responsible for TOMRA’s IT Project Management & Change Management & Release Deployment Management practices (ITIL)

  • Setting project goals and developing project plans to meet those goals 

  • Maintaining project scope, timeframes, budgeting estimates and status reports 

  • Collaborating on resource allocation and reporting project status to Portfolio Manager 

  • Managing & coordinating resources for projects, such as equipment, employees & consultants and working with teams of diverse cultural backgrounds 

  • Using project management tools to track project performance and schedule adherence 

  • Conducting risk assessments & mitigations for projects 

  • Planning & organizing meetings to discuss project tasks, goals and progress 

  • Successfully closing and handing over project deliverables to operations 

  • Collaborate with other Group IT department teams to confirm tactical solution robustness, alignment with architectural principles & delivers value back to the business



Required qualifications and skills:

  • Bachelor's degree in computer science, business, or a related field 

  • 5-8 years of project management or related experience 

  • Project Management Professional (PMP) certification preferred 

  • Proven ability to solve problems creatively 

  • Create project budget estimates

  • Strong familiarity with project management software tools, methodologies, and best practices 

  • Proven ability to complete projects according to outlined scope, budget, and timeline 

  • Excellent technical skills including, knowledge of IT platforms, systems, solutions, network administration, etc.

  • Ability to manage stakeholders

  • Motivate other team members

  • Expectation management



Additional qualifications and skills:

  • Strong written & verbal communication & interpersonal skills (management and technical issue clarifications) 

  • Time management skills/ability to multi-task across multiple projects & priority setting

  • Systematic approach – methodical, plans ahead & makes clear priorities

  • Experience working with stakeholders from international/multi-cultural environment is advantageous

  • Willingness to travel



We offer:

  • Competitive salary and pension

  • A good collegial work environment

  • Inspiring and challenging tasks in a fast-growing, world leading, technology company

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