Senior IT Manager – Mergers & Acquisitions (M&A)

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Senior IT Manager – Mergers & Acquisitions (M&A)
CopenhagenLocalITRef.: MA-234120
Maersk’s strategy is to become an integrated container logistics company, providing end-to-end solutions for our customers. One of the ways we will achieve this goal is through mergers and acquisitions (M&A) where our Technology group plays a pivotal role. Maersk Technology wishes to strengthen its M&A Integration team to prepare for future acquisitions.

We are looking for a Senior IT Manager with in-depth M&A integration experience to lead our Technology teams through the acquisition process. You will work closely with the Integration Management Office (IMO), delegate tasks and use your business acumen to understand the business requirements to IT, use your in-depth IT knowledge to liaise with the standing IT organization to ensure timely delivery of projects.
We Offer
Joining Maersk T&L will embark you on a great journey with career development in a global organisation. As a Senior IT Manager – Mergers & Acquisitions (M&A), you will gain broad business knowledge of the company’s activities globally, as well as understand how the complexity of IT supports the transport and logistics business.

You will be exposed to a wide and challenging range of business issues through regular engagement with key stakeholders across all management levels within Maersk.

You will work and communicate across geographical and cultural borders that will enable you to build a strong professional network. We believe people thrive when they are in charge of their career paths and professional growth. We will provide you with opportunities to broaden your knowledge and strengthen your technical and professional foundation.

Maersk Headquarters at Esplanaden is a highly international and inspiring environment with an attractive value proposition for the employees.

As part of ensuring a successful work-life balance we promote flexible work-hours and the possibility to work from home when convenient. In connection with maternity leave, we pay for 12 weeks leave with full salary for men and 24 weeks leave for women. Our package consists of an externally benchmarked salary, pension scheme, insurance and 6 weeks holiday a year
Key Responsibilities
Preparing and executing a comprehensive project plan for an acquisition
Perform comprehensive Due Diligence from an IT perspective
Maintain business continuity during ongoing IT platform mergers
Comply with full project reporting & governance to IMO
Establishing effective stakeholder management with IMO and business teams
Ensure timely delivery of IT M&A projects
Manage IT stakeholders and ensure that deliverables are met
Upon completion transition IT integration projects to Business as Usual (BAU)

•Lead large, complex global projects through the project life cycle; including requirements definition, planning, development, testing, training, operational readiness, change management and ongoing support.
•Assists with managing the portfolio of IT enabled business investments.
•In tandem with the Corporate Development and IT teams, assume a key IT role throughout the entire M&A deal process
•Advises on due diligence, financial modelling, negotiations and overall project execution within a global, matrixed, cross-functional, and at times, cross-business unit environment
•Assess the IT environment of target business via technology due diligence
•Articulate the quality and performance of their IT environment; including security
•Analyse IT costs; including cost synergies that may arise from the merger
•Identifies IT risks and mitigation plans
•Assist with planning and delivery of technology separation of divested businesses
•Plan and execute post-merger technology integration projects
Who we are looking for
More than 8 years of IT M&A integration experience
Experience with management of people
University degree or business school degree in business, Finance, Computer Science or a related field
Management of activities related to IT; infrastructure, security, service management, development, software, risk management and finance
Management of direct and indirect reports for the completion of work under confidentiality, diverse conditions, with aggressive time schedules.

Technical Skills:
Project planning (e.g. Gannt, Milestone, PERT)
Understanding of the IT development process (e.g. requirements management, solution architecture, development, testing, deployment, hypercare, BAU)
IT infrastructure

Business Skills:
Demonstrated history of leadership; governance and planning: delivery; organizational leadership
Excellent communication and stakeholder management skills
Good cultural understanding

Personal Profile:
Positive mind set with the ability to deal with ambiguous situations
Works well under pressure
Results-driven and goal-oriented

>Last application date: 31 January 2020.
For further information, please contact:
A.P. Moller - Maersk is an integrated container logistics company working to connect and simplify its customer's supply chains. As the global leader in shipping services, the company operates in 130 countries and employs roughly 70,000 people. With simple end-to-end offering of products and digital services, seamless customer engagement and a superior end-to-end delivery network, Maersk enables its customers to trade and grow by transporting goods anywhere - all over the world. For more information:
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