The position of Transformation Manager in MT reports to Vice President and CEO David Skov. The role will become a core member of the senior leadership team working closely together with other key functions such as Operations, Finance, Commercial and Regional Managing Directors. Furthermore, it is expected that the Transformation Manager will support the CEO in coordinating the Strategy implementation and Transformation.

We offer

Maersk Training (MT), a global training company and independent business unit of Maersk, 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. The MT team of +700 industry professionals offers training and other services across all continents with a network of worldwide training facilities.

The industries MT serves are changing fast, with an unprecedented energy transition underway and also the competitive landscape is changing rapidly , hence embarking on a strategy review together with Kearney to define the strategy for MT for the next 5-10 years. MT will in Q3 commence the strategy implementation and transformation, expecting it to address business decisions, investments, digital transformation, way of working as well as cultural aspects.

Key responsibilities

The purpose of the role is to attract a talent who want to be a business leader. This journey starts by joining MT in a key support role for the CEO, managing an all-encompassing business agenda, including 1) leading the strategy formulation and implementation work, 2) executing business & performance management and 3) driving the transformation forward. Hence, the role will have a broad scope in practice and requires a versatile profile. While the role itself is an individual contributor role with no direct team members, the Transformation Manager will often be responsible for several projects and initiatives with resources shared by other business functions in MT.
Importantly, the role is clearly defined as an internal career acceleration platform in MT (and Maersk). The plan is that the Transformation Manager spends about 2 years in the role, gaining in-depth knowledge of the business landscape, and operational- & decision-making processes of MT, before taking on a leadership role in one of our business units (P&L responsibility).

Below are some of the expected responsibilities of the role, while practical scope will vary by nature
• Act as daily thought / sparring partner for CEO (review and give feedback on meeting materials)
• Drive and/or support projects to deliver on the CEO business agenda
• Preparation for quarterly offsites for CEO leadership team, incl. preparation of the agenda, coordinating planning efforts, and developing session content
• Join “learning” calls with CEO to understand key take-ways and convert into actions
• Prepare presentations for CEO when he presents at leadership meetings, Town Hall meetings and update meetings with the wider Maersk community etc.
• Support CEO in Senior Leadership Team (SLT) discussions (preparing & action follow up)
• Work with Regional- and Functional Heads to support their critical projects roadmap and how to anchor central initiatives at the regional/local level
• In summary, a close partnership with the CEO on how to drive the agenda forward – supporting the CEO in the management of his day to day tasks which can range from high level, strategic tasks to very practical, day to day challenges that need to be solved.

We are looking for

The most important competences:
• Strong leadership potential, a willingness and passion to lead
• Relevant work experience
• Relevant university degree
• Curious by nature and have a natural interest in the training industry
• Comfortable working in a complex, global, and fast-moving environment
• Superior problem-solving skills; fast to output, tenacious, and resourceful
• Well-developed analytical strategic mindset and verbal- & written communication skills
• You are a relationship and trust builder and hold strong stakeholder management skills; ability to connect and work across functions and disciplines and engage with all levels of organization, from CEO to frontline.
• Ambition to transition into a business leadership role as the next career step in MT (or wider Maersk).

At Maersk Training (and Maersk) we value the diversity of our talent and see it as a genuine source of strength for building high performing teams. We always strive to recruit the best person for the job across gender, age, nationality, race, sexual orientation, disabilities and religious beliefs

The role is based in Svendborg (DK) and it is expected to spend 2-3 days a week in the MT HQ while frequent meetings in Maersk HQ in Copenhagen is expected as well as traveling with CEO to visit our global businesses.

For further information, please contact: Maria Iben Matthiesen via