Senior Director for Air & Sea IT in Global IT

Are you ready to maintain and drive growth and digitalisation forward for DSV Air & Sea, ensuring we meet our 2025 strategic goals? And do you want to be responsible for an IT division which currently counts 60 colleagues and that will only grow as we continue our merger and acquisition strategy?

“The Air & Sea IT Division is busy integrating our recent acquisition, and DSV Air & Sea business division is the fastest growing part of DSV. If you are motivated by scaling the business fast, and at the same time balancing governance, security and leadership with a strategic digital horizon where the next growth journey is always closer than you think, DSV is truly the place to be” says Rune Fleron Qvant, VP of Business IT Applications.

Welcome to DSV Air & Sea IT

You will be working at our Corporate HQ in Hedehusene, just west of Copenhagen, leading a global distributed organisation with main teams located in Denmark and Europe. Our division is accountable for the entire stack of IT services connected to DSV Air & Sea, covering new developments, change, support, scalability and operation. 

The IT organisation has more than 2,000 colleagues, of which 300 is located at the Corporate Campus in Hedehusene. We drive IT and digitalisation with a mix of modern technologies in a truly fast-paced environment. IT and digitalisation are key elements of our growth strategy, and as you join us, you will soon feel that the area is highly prioritised.

“Our ambitions are high, but so is our level of competence. We are excited about facing challenges together, and our collaboration is characterised by honest communication,” Rune continues.

Step into a CIO-like position and take the lead

You will take on a very significant operational and strategic responsibility as you lead Air & Sea IT and make sure that the strategy is executed. A part of this is to prepare and secure that we can follow the corporate growth strategy, enable the standardisation of the global processes across both business and customer journeys, as well as supporting the future digitalisation strategy.

Apart from the staff in your own division, you will also manage external partners and consultants as well as matrixed delivery from colleagues in other parts of IT that delivers services to the Air & Sea division.

Moreover, you will:

  • Contribute with your leadership and insights as a part of the extended management of DSV Global IT 
  • Ensure the operational stability and evolution of our existing applications – making it possible for our 20,000 users to deliver more than 40,000 shipments every day!
  • Take on product ownership on existing and new products and applications in the Air & Sea IT portfolio

You can expect to travel at least 25 days a year, mainly to European time zones to meet up with the directors and senior managers under your management as well as vendors.

An experienced and strategical IT manager who is thirsty for success  

You are driven by being a part of our growth adventure and ready to put in the effort to make us succeed even more. 
When communicating strategic decisions, you stand your ground (within reason), because you have a high level of integrity. Furthermore, you can easily navigate the complexities that follows from being the highest point of escalation within Air & Sea IT.

We also imagine that you:

  • Have some years of progressive leadership experience within tech, IT or digital, which has made you familiar with leading leaders
  • Know how to execute strategic decisions within an IT strategic context
  • Are a confident and strong leader
  • Could currently be working as a CIO or be ready to take on a similar role as the next step in your career
  • Have some knowledge of the transportation and logistics industry, perhaps in an industrial setting

Join a global IT organisation 

Global IT is a growing and integral part of the operations of DSV, one of the world’s largest logistics providers. 
Each day, we work to constantly achieve new breakthroughs and provide new intelligent products for our customers. We continuously utilise our knowledge and skills to enhance our technological capabilities, boost our position in the industry, and accelerate the growth and success of DSV. With talented teams, a booming innovation lab and technological portfolio, we offer our employees the chance to boost their careers by developing and exposing themselves to intelligent state-of-the-art technologies, implemented on a global scale across DSV’s vast international network. 

At DSV, we play a significant role in global logistics operations as one of the world’s largest transport and logistics providers. Looking forward, we are on a mission to become a technological leader within our field, setting the standard for the rest of the industry.  
Are you up for the challenge of making DSV an industry leader in technology? Then “Forward Your Career” and join us today.

Want to know more and apply? 

We will be happy to answer any questions you may have regarding the position and about your options in DSV. You are welcome to call Head of Business IT Rune Fleron Qvant on + 45 61 20 38 09.  
We look forward to receiving your application via the link below as soon as possible. We will process the applications as we receive them.

DSV – Global Transport and Logistics

DSV is one of the very best performing companies in the transport and logistics industry. 75,000 employees in more than 90 countries work passionately to deliver great customer experiences and high-quality services – as part of the operation or in a variety of supporting roles. If you have drive and talent and enjoy responsibility, we’ll give you the support you need to explore your potential and forward your career.


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