Student assistant - Strategy development

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Student assistant - Strategy development
CopenhagenStudentStrategy/ConsultingRef.: ML-195394
Do you want to help shape the strategy of Maersk? Do you like team work with talented people? Do you like analysis and data driven problem solving? Then a job as student assistant in Maersk Strategy Development might be something for you.

We Offer
The Strategy Development team conducts an annual review of the corporate strategy for senior management and the Board of Maersk. We provide decision support on a wide array of strategic questions, and our India based team members analyse the performance of our competitors. We also take part in the long term strategic planning as well as the communication of our strategy to analysts and investors at the Capital Markets Day. We are five people in Copenhagen and four in India.
Key Responsibilities
As part of the Strategy Development team you will be exposed to a broad range of tasks, that will develop your analytical and communication skills.

Your key areas of responsibility:

• Assist with problem solving some of Maersk’s biggest strategic dilemmas through data driven analysis

• Communicate conclusions in PowerPoint presentations and memos

• Provide ad hoc support to the team on various ongoing projects

Who we are looking for
The ideal candidate is studying a Bachelor’s Degree with outstanding academic results in a numbers-driven field such as Finance, Economics or Engineering, preferably at the 2nd or 3rd year. We expect a work load of 20 hours per week spread across two full days, with mutual flexibility around business/study peak times. The preferred start date is as soon as possible.

Key requirements:
• Outstanding analytical skills

• A flair for strategic thinking

• Proficient in the Microsoft Office pack (particularly Excel and PowerPoint)

• Excellent communication skills

• Excellent people skills and a desire for teamwork

• Fluent English speaker

It is not a pre-requisite to be Danish speaking.
>Last application date: 25 January 2019.
For further information, please contact:
Maersk Line is the world’s largest container shipping company, known for reliable, flexible and eco-efficient services. We operate 610 container vessels and provide ocean transportation in all parts of the world. But not only do we power some of the world’s largest ships – we also propel the growth ambitions of businesses and individuals all over our planet. Every day our 7,000 seafarers and 25,000 land-based employees at 374 offices share their expertise with our customers around the world to optimize their supply chains, maximize their distribution networks and most of all realize their business potential. We are devoted to creating simple and reliable solutions for our partners, continuously lifting industry standards and enabling global trade in the most sustainable manner possible. What we do is more than shipping. We deliver promises. Promises from customers and businesses all over the world.
All the way.