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Project Manager, Verified container Weight

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The Verified Container Weight (VCW) project is a compliance project. The regulation was endorsed by International
Maritime Organization (IMO) in November 2014 and to take effect from 1st July 2016. The new compliance
procedures will require significant changes to customers, vendors, internally etc. – basically to all participants in
the supply chain globally.
We offer an exciting opportunity for a project manager until end September 2016, who shall structure the project
towards the global steering committee and support the global organization. Furthermore, as the project has such a
significant impact to many people in the supply chain, it will require significant change management and
communication efforts to drive our global organization towards the objective of VCW – Improved Safety for on- and
offshore personnel as well as vessels, equipment and cargo involved.


Key Responsibilities

  • Help define and manage program milestone/timeline schedule.
  • Drive the change agenda and cooperate with stakeholders internally (IT, commercial and operations) as well as externally (customers and vendors).
  • Develop and deliver a strong communication plan together with Maersk Line communication.
  • Establish strong project governance and reporting framework that all project members will adhere to.
  • Ensure alignment with template standards and support where needed.
  • Compile reports and status updates to all stakeholders.
  • Host regular updates to regional focal points.
  • Own the operating system (meeting of project, steering committee etc) and ensure strict adherence to all deliverables.
  • Ownership of budget.
  • Travel to regions where needed


Who we are looking for

  • A Person that enjoys a high-paced working environment.
  • A self-starter that drives for results.
  • We require fluency in oral and written English.
  • Excellent communication skills both written and spoken.
  • Excellent stakeholder management skills.
  • Knowledge of project planning tools and methodologies e.g. Prince II.
  • 2-3 years of Project experience (preferably in a PMO context and with large scale programmes).
  • Ability to balance impact with and without authority.
  • Great IT skills as to Microsoft products.
  • International mind-set.


Last application date: 16 November 2015.
For further information, please contact: Thomas Duus, Head of Equipment and Inland Operations at Maersk Line on Tel. 4530454079 or Anna Pater, Recruitment Partner on Tel. +44 239 2564 944.


As applications are reviewed on a daily basis, please note, that vacancies may be filled sooner than the deadline
indicated. Therefore you are kindly advised to apply as early as possible.
As part of our recruitment process, you may be requested to complete two online surveys (Access PI and Problem
Solving C).Maersk Line is the world’s largest container shipping company, known for reliable, flexible and eco-efficient services. We operate 610 container vessels and provide ocean transportation in all parts of the world. But not only do we power some of the world’s largest ships – we also propel the growth ambitions of businesses and individuals all over our planet. Every day our 7,000 seafarers and 25,000 land-based employees at 374 offices share their expertise with our customers around the world to optimize their supply chains, maximize their distribution networks and most of all realize their business potential. We are devoted to creating simple and reliable solutions for our partners, continuously lifting industry standards and enabling global trade in the most sustainable manner possible. What we do is more than shipping. We deliver promises. Promises from customers and businesses all over the world.