Program Manager for Landside & Customs


Nov 3rd, 2022
A.P. Møller – Mærsk A/S, also known as simply Maersk, is a Danish integrated shipping company, active in ocean and inland freight transportation and associated services, such as supply chain management and port operation. Maersk has been the largest container ship and supply vessel operator in the world since 1996. The company is based in Copenhagen, Denmark, with subsidiaries and offices across 130 countries and around 80,220 employees in 2018.
We offer

We are looking for strong problem-solvers for mission-critical transformation role. As part of our journey towards becoming The Global Integrator of container logistics, we are transforming our Landside Delivery capabilities. We are transforming our systems, processes, and policies to enable industry-leading delivery outcomes for our customers; and have therefore launched the “Landside OP” to facilitate this. To orchestrate – ensure the quality of solutions and progress of the Program the PMO has a pivotal role within the Program, and as problem-solvers at heart, we support the business in breaking down the problems and collaborate with cross-functional stakeholders to ensure innovative and transformative solutions – all guided by our structured project management skills.

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

Key responsibilities

Reporting to Head of Landside and MCS Service Delivery you will be part of a team driving the transformation of our Landside Execution capabilities.
As a member of the team you will together with the rest of the team mainly be focusing on:

  • Defining solid approach and timelines for the Program as a whole
  • Actively be supporting and challenging workstreams to ensure prioritization and progress (working seamlessly together with the full workstream teams on the issues)
  • Synthesize the progress of Program and problems/solutions we are working on across the program (e.g. via memos, presentations)
  • Facilitate various senior stakeholder sessions to ensure progress and buy-in

Our scope is broad and you will be exposed to both commercial- and operationally related areas such as product definition, network design, capacity management and exception handling. The program is a multi-year construct and will leave good opportunities to continue in either Landside/MCS related roles or more general roles within transformation and program management.

We are looking for

The ideal candidate demonstrates the following key skills and experiences:

  • Solid experience in structuring and managing complex projects/workstreams from a similar position (e.g. 2-5 years in business consulting, business development or strategic program management)
  • A structured problem solver who thrives in dealing with complex issues – and have the ability to ‘zoom-out’ and see the big picture

A strong communicator, who can synthesize and communicate complex issues and solutions in a simple and compelling way (e.g. via memos and presentations)
– Good interpersonal- and stakeholder management skills – is not discouraged by leading senior stakeholders

If you require alternative methods of application or screening, you must approach Maersk directly to request this, as we're not responsible for the employer's application process.

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