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(Senior) Project Manager

  • Application Deadline: Aug. 10, 2021
  • Espoo
  • Application Deadline: Aug. 10, 2021
  • Espoo

We are now looking for a (Senior) Project Manager to our Nordic Customer Services organization

As a Project Manager you´ll take ownership of various sizes of customer implementation projects in the Basware Network and/or Purchase to Pay Business Area. You will follow and manage that the agreed scope will be delivered on time and on budget. As a Project Manager you may manage several projects at the same time. The project team consists of Basware’s own people and/or Basware’s partners’ resources. Projects will be run and led from Finland, but some travelling may be needed – mainly in the greater Helsinki area.

In this role, you will be responsible for document project management plans and scope statements. You will work on several medium to large-size customer projects, concurrently, while managing matrix-based team resources locally and globally. You will contribute to improving Basware Project Management Methodology, Standards and Processes as well as Analyze customers’ business processes and conduct scope workshops to meet customer business requirements to match with Basware offering. You will also participate in Pre-Sales, post consulting and customer care services.

Your responsibilities also include:

  • Reporting and project tracking
  • Customer order and contract management

  • Quality management

  • Resource management

  • Risk and issue management

  • Project scope and budget management

  • Proposal development and some presales work

  • Customer Relationship / Stakeholder management

  • Delivering projects in accordance with Basware’s project methodology

Work with great people

Hanna Ikonen
Team Leader, Customer Services
"I feel that I can make a difference, drive improvements & take controlled risks, and all this is supported by the company."
Sam Bradner
Senior Content Designer
"Best part of my job is flexibility and variability. I don´t really have a typical day, and I like that!"
Kevin Kamau
Product Manager
"Basware is a global company that values people as a crucial driver for success."
Trang Pham
Communications Specialist
"I know I can make an impact in hundreds of different ways. Basware is really unique to me – we have the best people and we are the leader in our industry."
Mika Peurala
Solution Architect
"Absolutely the best colleagues and line managers in the world!"
Jaakko Jutila
Director, Customer Service
"At Basware you have the freedom to identify and start different development activities across the organization without getting approvals from above."

Skills & Requirements

We are looking for a professional with

  • 4+ years of relevant experience of working as a Project Manager or Subject matter expert in customer facing implementation projects
  • Delivery experience in a similar (ERP or P2P) enterprise solution or from the IT industry

  • IT service or software project implementation experience with external customers

  • Proven experience from making fast decisions in a quickly changing environment

  • Risk and Change management experience

  • Relevant business/solution/industry experience

  • Proposal generation and solution scoping experience

To thrive and succeed in this role we also expect you to have

  • Good negotiation and communication skills
  • Consulting attitude, problem-solving skills and ability to multitask

  • PMP/PRINCE II /ITIL or any similar process or Project Management qualification is seen as a good merit

  • Knowledge and experience with procurement and/or invoicing systems is a good advantage

  • Fluent Finnish and English language skills are a must, Swedish or any other language can be seen as an advantage

Depending on your project management experience the role will be supplemented either as Project Manager or Senior Project Manager.

For any questions regarding the position, please contact Mikko Ruokonen at +358400846517 on 22.06 between 14.00 – 15.00, 21.07 between 10.00 – 11.00, or 09.08 between 15.00 – 16.00

Great Place to Work

  • Continuous learning and development

  • Great colleagues and teamwork

  • Flexibility and autonomy

  • Innovation and cutting edge technologies

  • Making the world greener

  • Global & diverse culture with a Nordic twist

About the company

Basware is the global leader in providing networked purchase-to-pay solutions and innovative financing services. Basware’s commerce and financing network connects businesses in over 100 countries and territories around the globe. As the largest open business network in the world, Basware provides scale and reach for organizations of all sizes, enabling them to grow their business and unlock value across their operations by simplifying and streamlining financial processes. Small and large companies around the world achieve significant cost savings, more flexible payment terms, greater efficiencies and closer relationships with their suppliers.

Joining Basware means you’ll join a team filled with innovators, passionate about their work and enthusiastic about the purchase-to-pay industry we’ve pioneered. You’ll work alongside highly motivated, capable, and friendly individuals who collaborate to deliver world class solutions and services to hundreds of companies worldwide. A critical part of our culture is the high amount of trust we put into our employees—we want you to make a difference. So, we offer flexibility in how you work, giving you the freedom and support to deliver your best results. We truly live our values where our employees strive for excellence, put our customers first, lead the way, and inspire one another to build a winning team.

2020Recognized market leader with global operations, 20+ offices worldwide.

2019Gartner Magic Quadrant Leader for Procure-to-Pay Suites for fourth time

2014-2019Several industry recognitions and product launches

2012-2016Several acquisitions in the fields of e-invoicing, e-procurement and purchase-to-pay solutions

2012Launch of cloud-based B2B platform for transaction collaboration on Basware's Network

2006-2009Several acquisitions in the fields of invoice automation, data capture expertise and payment software

2005Launch of fully integrated Purchase-to-Pay solution suite

2000Basware listed on Helsinki Nasdaq, launch of purchase management software & e-invoicing service

1992Launch of first financial management software

1985Basware founded in Finland