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IT Operations Manager for International Shipping Company

Efficient IT systems at J. Lauritzen are crucial for our everyday business and our future success.

We are looking for a skilled, engaged and passionate IT Operations Manager with a talent for leadership and customer service. 

Are you curios and driven to keep up to date with the latest technological developments? Could you identify with our core values: accountability, resoluteness, empathy and adaptability? If the answer is yes, then keep reading - you might just be our new colleague.

Your professional and personal qualifications

In this role, you will be setting and achieving ambitious goals for yourself and the team to ensure success. Your peers perceive you as very knowledgeable in IT operations overall. You have a logical and systematic work approach and seek to optimise your team's efforts through efficient management of your available resources.

You have a relevant IT education with a degree at bachelor’s level as a minimum. You have some years of leadership experience within IT Operations, preferably from an international company. Perhaps you are ready to make a move to the next step in your career...

You must have a proven track record in IT Operations and support of Windows enterprise environments.

You enjoy motivating, inspiring and working with your team. You are proactive and driven by optimising IT operation and processes, preferably based on ITIL, to ensure a stable and cost efficient IT operation.

You can stay calm and keep on track even “when the sea is rough”.

Our working language is English, so we expect you to be fluent both in writing and speaking.

Your new workplace

You will soon be able to leave your mark. Our new IT operations manager will be responsible for a team of six highly dedicated IT people. You will  play a key role in defining as well as following up on KPIs for the team. The position reports to Head of IT.

The team offers first level support to some 200 land-based users worldwide, the majority of which are at our head office in Hellerup.

We are in the process of migrating systems from on-premises solutions to cloud-based solutions, so you will play an essential role in transforming our operations to support this. We work with the newest technologies from Microsoft, Citrix and many others and you will be part of key decisions on how we apply these technologies.

We have outsourced most of the technical operation of our IT systems, network and servers as well as large development tasks. In this position, you will work in close cooperation with our technical partners to ensure smooth running of the above.

Working hours are 37 per week, however mutual flexibility is important as the dynamic and demanding shipping industry never sleeps.

Our culture and environment

We have a diverse international business environment with staff from around 22 countries. We have a strong focus on corporate professional development and on the importance of staff feedback. We consider humour as essential. We share knowledge and experience. 

Our organisational structure is flat, and we have a friendly atmosphere where working relationships are rated as one of the best things about working for J. Lauritzen among our colleagues. Our staff club arranges a variety of social events after office hours. 

We offer a competitive benefits package including an industry leading pension scheme, insurances and days off.

You will be working from our beautiful and light headquarters by the water in Hellerup where our canteen and the view from our terrace - are hard to beat.


If you wish to apply for the vacant position please upload your motivated application, supported by an updated cv and your degree certificate by clicking “Apply online”. The deadline is 31 August 2018. 

Should you like to know more about this role, Martin Mørup, Head of IT is ready to answer your calls on tel. +45 3396 8025.

We might invite candidates for interviews on an ongoing basis, so don’t wait – send your application now!

We hope you can start soon as we have a lot of tasks we would like you to be involved with, however we do have patience to wait for the right candidate.

We look forward to reading about you. All applications will be treated with utmost confidentiality.

J. Lauritzen A/S is a shipping company with world-wide operations. Our purpose is to enable global trade through intelligent seaborne solutions, creating growth for local communities around the world. We are domiciled in Hellerup, north of Copenhagen and have subsidiaries in Singapore, Stamford, and Manila. We focus on the continuous development of our various business activities with emphasis on customer service, safety at sea, and environmental protection. J. Lauritzen owns and operates a diversified fleet of dry bulk carriers and gas carriers. For further information please visit

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