Project Manager - Finance PMO

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Project Manager - Finance PMO
CopenhagenLocalProject/Process/Performance ManagementRef.: ML-164701
Do you want to take part in creating a world class finance function at A.P. Moller-Maersk? Then here’s your chance to join the team that helps the Finance Leadership Team define the global finance strategy and helps the team build the capabilities for the finance function of the future.

We are looking for a seasoned project management professional for our Global Finance Project Management Office.

You have tremendously high personal standards, comprehensive organizational skills and a drive to become a high performer.

You’re extremely structured, have a strong process gene and taking the lead on projects comes natural to you.

You will support the Project Management Office in various exciting and challenging tasks. You will be a key team member contributing to strategy creation, capability building and driving functional excellence in the finance function.

You will independently manage a wide range of processes and work directly with CFOs and other senior stakeholders on helping the succeed on their agenda.

As a high performer, you will also have direct exposure to executive management that you will support with project management and advice for how to build the future finance function.
We Offer
We offer an exciting and attractive career in an ambitious and competitive environment with the possibility of continuous professional and personal development. Maersk offers a fast paced, challenging and truly international atmosphere with activities world-wide and a global scope.

The environment is dynamic with focus on high performance, results, and respect for our employees.

We offer a challenging work environment where you are valued as part of our team.

You will have the opportunity to gain insight into a truly global, large and complex organization where the ability to work across diverse cultures and organizational levels will be critical for obtaining stakeholder buy-in and driving functional excellence and defining the future of the finance function.

Within this complex working environment you will gain experience on various finance and people development subject matters, and receive a relatively large amount of empowerment to drive how Maersk should run its finance function in the future.
Key Responsibilities
• Support the Head of the Project Management Office in driving the functional excellence agenda by preparing presentations, meeting agendas etc.

• Act as a partner to senior stakeholders and help them succeed on their priorities

• Be responsible for the quarterly forecast of cost and FTE development in the global finance function

• Analyze the development in cost and FTE development on an on-going basis and highlight key developments

• Independently run projects as assigned to by the Head of Project Management Office

• Keep track of the global plan to reach functional excellence for Maersk Business Finance by keeping senior stakeholders updated on key developments

• Support on ad hoc matters as they arise because of changing priorities or new projects as part of the existing strategy
Who we are looking for
Ideally you will have 3-5 years of experience as a project manager or consultant within the finance space.

Furthermore, you will be a strong communicator who can establish good relations between stakeholders and have a keen interest in how Finance can drive value creation as a trusted partner to the business.

You’re great at creating structure and are a natural facilitator who can influence stakeholders without formal authority.

You have a high level of self-confidence, integrity and drive, combined with the ability to meet deadlines through prioritizing and organizing activities.

Previous experience with project management, communication in a large organization, and project execution is beneficial. As well as having solid skills within Microsoft Office (especially Excel and Powerpoint).

Some travel is to be expected.

As a performance-oriented company, we strive to always recruit the best person for the job – regardless of gender, age, nationality, sexual orientation or religious beliefs.

We are proud of our diversity and see it as a genuine source of strength for building high-performing teams.
>Last application date: 28 February 2018.
For further information, please contact: Recruitment Partner Maj-Britt Clayton on
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.
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