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Project Standards & Assurance Lead

Ref.: ML-173872

The Maersk Group is on the lookout for ambitious, accomplished and dedicated Project Assurance Lead who is interested in joining in its transformation journey. 

The Project Assurance Lead will work with projects within IT/IS and Business domains in a project assurance role. You will be responsible for supporting the definition, deployment, support, assurance and overall effectiveness of the project management process over the portfolio of projects involving Business and IT. 

You will provide the assurance activities to a portfolio of projects and to support their successful delivery through the use of the approved project delivery processes and for providing assurance reports to management.

If you can bring the right level of maturity, judgment and insight to best leverage and assist development of our project delivery processes whilst providing core assurance and enable projects to use the processes consistently and effectively - then this is the role for you..

We offer

An exciting and attractive career is offered in an ambitious and competitive international environment with the possibility of continuous professional and personal development.
Maersk Line IT offers a fast paced, challenging and truly international atmosphere with activities in Copenhagen, London, Charlotte and India.

Key responsibilities

You will work with Project Managers, IT project staff and Business staff to provide guidance, training and coaching in the use of the Project Management processes. You will also work with key project stakeholder groups to assure their contribution to project success.

You will establish relationships with senior stakeholders to report on the confidence of successful delivery. You will monitor and review the health of projects to provide independent assurance to the management stakeholders reporting on strengths and areas for action.

You will work with Project Assurance colleagues to manage an assurance plan. You will be involved in establishing and managing the approach to assuring that projects are able to use the processes effectively; comply with the defined processes; prepare for project stage gate reviews; and capture and report metrics on process use and maturity.

We are looking for

You have a number of years’ experience in project management, IT project development and project assurance. You may have a project management qualification such as Prince 2, MSP, APM, PMI PMP.

You have experience of undertaking project assurance reviews and working with project staff to ensure the process is understood, fit-for-purpose and effective in supporting project delivery.

Experience in any of the following is desirable:

  • CMMI-based process improvement
  • Process Quality Assurance
  • Project Management Office (PMO) processes
  • Experience across the IT/SDLC development lifecycle in requirements, design, build, test and service introduction
  • Business analysis including – business requirements, business process design, business case, benefits management
  • Quality Management
  • Agile development and use of Scrum
  • Project risk management

Fluency in written and spoken English is a must. Danish is not required.

For further information, please contact: Amanda Huckerby -

Last application date: 2/6/2018

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.

Your promise. Delivered.

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Location Copenhagen

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