Project Manager, Solvency II

Codan Insurance is Denmarks third largest insurer and has nearly 340,000 Danish households and 50,000 small and large companies as clients. Codan Insurance is part of the Codan group, which owns the Swedish insurance company Trygg-Hansa. Codan Group is now 100% owned by UK insurance group RSA. This makes Codan part of one of the worlds largest insurance companies with approx. 20 million clients and 21,000 employees.

We are currently expanding our exciting Finance department and are therefore looking for a Project Manager, initially to deliver parts of our Solvency II programme.

The position:

This is a very unique opportunity to join our experienced actuarial department in both the GI and Life area. We are looking for strong candidates from one or both of these disciplines. This is a pivotal role that will require strong technical knowledge as well as good communication skills internally as well as externally. This is a key role within the Nordic part of a global Solvency II programme.

The position is located in Copenhagen


The Project Manager will be a key member of the PMO team of a Nordic Solvency II programme. Tasks include:

  • Project manager for a number of streams of work, impacting many areas of Finance and the business
  • Develop pragmatic project plans, that comply with required standards and methods
  • Will strongly drive streams of work forward, ensuring execution to plan
  • Monitoring and reporting progress, costs, variances to budgets and tracking resource utilization by the project
  • Escalating and facilitating the resolution of project issues
  • Facilitate and capture project risks, determine and manage mitigating actions with the appropriate owners
  • Participate in project resource planning and develop business cases for seeking additional resources
  • PMO deputy, potentially coordinating project activities for a country or across a number streams of work
  • High level understanding and appreciation for cross Nordic and Group wide Finance processes and systems, able to determine and agree project dependencies with project customers and suppliers
  • Prepare communication and stakeholder management materials, including active management of key project stakeholders (in Scandinavia and with head office people in London)
  • Active participation in project governance forums and management meetings

Your profile:

The ideal candidate will have +5 years experience, be self managing and capable of leading areas of technical work with limited supervision. Financial services experience essential ideally from general insurance.

You have strong project management experience, ideally Prince 2 or similar qualified and yet pragmatic in approach and application. You must have some experience of large finance projects, run across multi-national businesses.

Your communication skills are excellent and have strong stakeholder management skills.

It would be an advantage if you have Solvency II or Basel II experience, but not a critical requirement.

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