Head of Ap­pli­ca­tion De­ve­l­op­ment

Are you a strong communicator and driver of change? 
Can you take the lead and strengthen the management of the IT development department? 
Then here is a unique opportunity to assume a central role in an international engineering company that is driving the transition towards sustainable energy. 

The company

Semco Maritime is a global company with HQ in Esbjerg providing services to the offshore industry. Semco Maritime employs 1,700 people and is currently growing both in terms of employees and revenue. Semco Maritime and the IT department are working towards a strong sustainability footprint as well as greener and more sustainable solutions for customers.  
Semco IT is part of that journey and transition and is now looking for a new Head of Application Development for the IT department.  
The work environment is characterized by skilled and committed colleagues, freedom with responsibility and the chance to shape the future of the IT department, including processes and systems. 

The position

Semco IT is an organization with more than 40 employees with focus on security, development, operations, and services across the company. The development team currently counts 18 FTEs located in Esbjerg, Copenhagen and the Philippines.  

With reference to Semco Maritime’s CIO, you will as the new Head of Application Development be responsible for overseeing and managing the development team. You will play a central part in driving the digital journey at Semco Maritime as well as ensuring the next level of mobile solutions in close collaboration with both the Innovation- and the Operational Team. 

You work will involve: 

  • Setting a dedicated direction with focus on faster delivery to the business 
  • Building on the DevOps principles and ensuring a mature and effective setup for application development to meet customer requirements 
  • Delivering on the current and future digital strategy (2021-23) 

The person

To succeed in this role, you will need 5-10 years of relevant managerial experience with both direct personnel management and management of outsourced teams. In addition, you need a solid IT background within Cloud, Software Development, DevOps as well as architecture and integrations. You have a demonstrated business sense and can interact effectively across borders and cultures. Your approach to work is structured and you have a natural willingness to share knowledge with your colleagues. As you will communicate internationally, you are a strong communicator in both Danish and English. 


As we review applications on an ongoing basis, we hope to receive your application as soon as possible. If you have any questions about the position, you are very welcome to contact CEO Jan Høllsberg, tel. +45 22 91 77 22 or e-mail: jh@scr.dk.

Semco Maritime is an international engineering and contracting company dedicated to projects in the energy sector. For 40 years, we have been facilitating design, fabrication, service and maintenance of our customers’ assets, providing comprehensive project management across all phases of energy projects. From turnkey engineering solutions to outsourcing of manpower and delivery of components, systems and solutions – we make sure our customers and partners in the energy sector experience safe and cost-efficient solutions. Semco Maritime has approx. 1,700 employees and branches in Denmark, Norway, United Kingdom, Germany, Singapore and the US. For further information, please see www.semcomaritime.com

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