Head of Applications & Operations

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Head of Applications & Operations
LyngbyLocalITRef.: MD-069796
Do you possess excellent people management skills, broad business understanding and a passion for driving business value from IT applications? Would you like the opportunity to further develop Maersk Drilling’s Application and Operations team, leave your foot print on our business development, and accordingly influence our future greatly?
We Offer
We offer an exciting challenge of leading the development of and the value generation from our business application landscape.

Since we are in the middle of a global ERP implementation including build-up of business analyst and consulting capabilities to support the ongoing development of ERP and other applications in our business, you will have plenty of opportunity to influence the setup of our future application services, the landscape and governance.

You can make a difference by developing a professional organization that innovates our business and creates value with customers through utilization of IT applications.

The Applications and Operations team consists of 19 highly skilled consultants and experts based in headquarter supported by resources in both Chennai and Manila.

Working in Maersk Drilling IT also means a focus on your development and the career opportunities a global company can provide you with – we invest in your long-term career so you can invest your talent in our future.
Key Responsibilities
You are overall responsible for the daily delivery of application and operations services supported by your team leads including the Head of operations.

An important challenge will be to take the Applications team to the next level in terms of not only delivering as a professional business partner but becoming a performance partner driving the co-creation of value with colleagues across Maersk Drilling and business partners when possible, i.e. taking the initiative to inspire and do improvements on an equal basis.

You are responsible for developing and executing Application service strategy and supporting the head of operations regarding operations strategy.

Reporting to the CIO you will play a key role in the global IT Management team and share the responsibility for driving our major IT enabled transformations in Maersk Drilling. You will act as sponsor or steering committee members of several projects and be part of the senior management team in Maersk Drilling IT.
Who we are looking for
You have extensive business consulting experience within ERP and preferably have been leading teams of business consultants. You are a proven change leader with strong people management skills. Experience with leading ERP service organizations is a clear advantage but not a requirement.

Being a strong communicator you are able to develop and communicate strategies, plans and business cases convincingly at senior management level and have a structured approach to stakeholder management.

Based on your business acumen and IT applications insight you are perceived value adding when engaging in business development dialogue with management peers around business and are also able to take a driving role in the co-creation of value adding solutions to our customers.

On a personal level you are result oriented with a high sense of urgency. You are a natural collaborator with a high commitment to execution and outstanding delivery. Your unique interpersonal and stakeholder management skills enable you to achieve excellent results.
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A.P. Moller - Maersk is an integrated transport and logistics company with multiple brands and is a global leader in container shipping and ports. Including a stand-alone Energy division, the company employs roughly 88,000 employees across operations in 130 countries.