Architecture Transformation Director

Maidenhead, United Kingdom
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Do you like to take the high-level view? Are you passionate about technology driving value realisation? Do you want to own and deliver change and communication plans, ensuring technology transformation initiatives are fully understood across the organisation?
Maersk has ambitions to deliver an unprecedented transformation in our businesses, rethinking the way we engage with customers and partners, and how the world’s trade flows across our global network.
We are offering you a unique opportunity to help shape that journey and the future organization. As a part of this process, you will have an opportunity to participate in a global IT transformation program that will build the Maersk Integrated Platform – the foundation of seamless development, delivering value to our customers.
Reporting to the Head of Enterprise Application Architecture, you will fulfil the role of Transformation Director within Maersk Technology.

We offer

We’re on a landmark journey to simplify global trade. It brings the chance to have a major impact on the world economy, but also, on your career development. With significant personal responsibility, you’ll improve your industry knowledge and build the communication and commercial skills that are highly valued in customer-facing roles – quite possibly at a pace that will surprise you.

Key responsibilities

• Lead the change and global rollout programme of a new architecture approach for the design and build-out of the enterprise technology landscape
• Own and deliver a change and communication plan; ensuring messages are crafted for the right audience at the right time in the right channel in a consistent and engaging format
• Facilitate the creation of technology change roadmaps for major milestones.
• Own the metrics and updates around the pace of transformation and achievement of milestones.
• Outline key engagement messages that need to be communicated throughout projects
• Proactively engage, inform and influence key stakeholders relevant for the specific change initiatives
• Build a trusted partner relationship with senior stakeholders across technology and facilitate and manage the change programme which will deliver the Maersk Integrated Platform.

We are looking for

The role will need a natural communicator. Someone has a global mindset and the curiosity to continuously acquire new knowledge and skills. You have a holistic view and understanding of technology and business, and you act proactively to improve your own work. You have strong cooperation, interpersonal and problem-solving skills. You can lift the bar and energise people around you, while maintaining a strong personal drive and the ability to get things done.

You will demonstrate the following:
• Proven experience of successfully delivering large complex programmes
• Ability to communicate and demonstrate the value of the change to key stakeholders in both the business and technology functions.
• Understanding of change management on a global scale across multiple functions - using a value driven approach and an understanding of E-2-E impact.
• Understanding of the vision and challenges of moving from a monolithic landscape to decoupled service-based architectures.
• Ability to structure and follow up pro-actively.
• Comfortable with ambiguity and setting direction for others.
• Good knowledge of the global logistics industry & profitability drivers with a comprehensive network of contacts.
• Keen interest in technology industry trends and potential to translate into business value
• A good level of business acumen and experience in managing technology change.
• Experience in working in international environments
• Worked within globally distributed matrix organisation
• Full professional proficiency of written and oral English
• Great verbal and written communication and presentation skills
• Consulting or business reference experience
• Commercial acumen
At Maersk we value the diversity of our talent and will always strive to recruit the best person for the job – we value diversity in all its forms, including but not limited to: gender, age, nationality, race, sexual orientation, disability or religious beliefs. We are proud of our diversity and see it as a genuine source of strength for building high performing teams.

Additional info

Ref. MA-309689
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: All the way.