Maersk is going through times of unprecedented change. As we aspire to secure sustainable growth of our businesses, we need to re-think the way we engage with our customers and partners. Digitisation and IT are taking centre stage in enabling this engagement. Join us in Maersk IT as we re-think what technology can do to drive growth.
Joining Maersk T&L will enable you to embark on a rewarding journey that includes opportunity for career development, being part of a function driving value to the bottom line of the business along with the multiple benefits of being part of one of the world’s largest Transport & Logistics companies.
As an IT Contract Manager, 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. By choosing Maersk, you join not only for the role, but for a career.
We aim to be a world-class professional IT organisation that delivers business value through automation, standardisation and innovation. We believe in empowerment where each of us takes ownership and responsibility for developing and implementing new ways of working.
You will be working either out of our headquarters in Copenhagen or Maidenhead, as part of our experienced and passionate team. We offer a competitive salary package and performance bonus, as well as flexible working hours, canteen, and many other benefits.
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.
•Manage contracts through the IT contract lifecycle
•Manage the renewal/re-negotiation of all contracts
•Conduct supplier negotiations individually or in cooperation with the IT sourcing team and IT stakeholders
•Provide contract subject matter expertise to drive optimal contractual arrangements
•Develop and execute commercial strategies, including the consolidation and right-sizing of the contract landscape
•Manage integration and separation of contracts as a result of mergers, acquisitions and divestments
•Support the implementation of Vendor governance, utilising the governance model, ensuring contract compliance and benefit realisation
•Drive cost management, continuous improvement and innovation
You will have significant responsibility from the start and be expected to execute and deliver on time and in line with business needs.
You have a minimum of 5 years’ experience with a strong commercial IT background, have widespread experience working with IT software and services vendors in an international company and have, or be working towards, a procurement qualification, such as MCIPS or CCM.
You are passionate about procurement, driven and have a demonstrable track record of successfully driving contract value, through technical excellence, skilled negotiation and effective management.
You are a team player, able to successfully prioritise multiple tasks and meet deadlines. Are open-minded, a good communicator and able to establish relationships across geographical boundaries and cultures. Can work independently having a personal drive and a strategic mind-set. Naturally engages stakeholders and actively manages expectations and you dare to challenge previous beliefs and traditions, persistently driving the business optimisation agenda.