Chief Operating Officer

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Chief Operating Officer
SvendborgLocalGeneral ManagementRef.: TR-220763
Are you our new Chief Operating Officer at our HQ in Svendborg?
We Offer
An exciting role as Chief Operating Officer in our HQ in Svendborg/Denmark, reporting to the CEO in an international business with focus on providing training and competence to organizations in the Oil & Gas, Maritime and Wind Energy industries.
You will together with the senior management team be responsible to set and execute Maersk Training’s overall strategy and you will get to work directly and indirectly through our 10 business units (training centers) across the globe.
We are an enthusiastic, passionate, people oriented organisation that enjoys challenges and problem solving and wants to have fun while growing a business.
Key Responsibilities
Responsible for product development (in close cooperation with CCO and centers):
• Project management
• From developing the idea with customers and Commercial to prototypes to commercial products/concepts
• Continues improvement and update of current products
• Provide operational input as part of commercial activities with new/ existing customers

Responsible for product delivery (through our training centers):
• Delivery model
• Safety
• Quality and accreditations
• Resources, instructors, consultants and assets (simulators and other assets)
• Delivery performance management e.g. costs/ utilization/ synergies/ compliance etc.

Lead Strategic Initiatives - either as project sponsor (overall responsible) or as project contributor (sponsored by other in Snr Management Team).
Who we are looking for
The successful candidate will have experience and drive to execute (by self and through others) coupled with capabilities to understand and develop the strategic aspect of the business. You are recognized as a leader by peers and executive management, you think strategically and holistically about the business, are capable of identifying and resolving issues, and excel at quickly grasping and clearly communicating complex topics. You can take part and facilitate complex discussions about the challenges in the industry but also guide a team of specialist/subject matter experts.

• Minimum 5 years of proven experience as a leader
• Advanced business analysis skills, including financial modelling (MS Excel)
• Familiarity with preparing high-quality presentations
• Exposure to negotiations and stakeholder management
• Understanding of what drives operational performance
• Resilient and determined while having a collaborate mindset
• Extensive knowledge of the industry our customers operate in (particular the oil & gas) will be preferred
• Having experience from working both in frontline and from a HQ function, is preferred
>Last application date: 06 September 2019.
For further information, please contact: Maria Iben Matthiesen via
Maersk Training focuses on solutions for clients in oil & gas, maritime and wind industries. The company have invested heavily in building advanced simulators to provide realistic training and deliver more than textbook theory. Maersk Training plan and tailor training to the reality of the people they train. And as we live in a dynamic, progressing world, we believe in constant development and continuously improving our solutions. Today, Maersk Training is an independent business unit with worldwide training facilities open to all companies