Director, In­nov­a­tion & IT Portfolio Man­age­ment

Do you want to greatly impact the future IT steppingstones of DSV? And can you see yourself thriving in a company where our level of ambition is through the roof?

In this position, you get to work with all the new technologies. What others are talking about, we are already implementing,” says Kenneth Svendsen, Head of IT division, DSV Solutions, Global IT.

You set the direction – and lead your team to success

Based at our HQ in Hedehusene, you will be part of our Solutions IT division with 7 central departments in total. Here, we drive and operate applications, security, new developments, warehouse management systems, automation, integrations, changes, support as well as technical operations related to the solutions business.

As our new director, you will lead a growing team currently consisting of 5 specialists, including IT portfolio managers, business support specialists and technology project managers. 

Take charge of your department – and create valuable change with IT

You will structure the set-up within the team and drive the planned expansion and talent development. Moreover, you will take full responsibility for our IT project portfolio, including all incoming project requests regarding hardware, software and innovation. In addition, you will facilitate standard project governance as well as prioritise based on business needs and requirements.

Your aim will be to ensure progress on our projects with the business needs and the resources of the division in mind. Operating in the field between innovation and IT portfolio management, you will therefore:

  • Be responsible for lifecycle management and road maps for projects
  • Support and lead innovation projects, pilots and rollouts for the Solutions division
  • Run and lead new technology initiatives together with the business and the Global Innovation department
  • Manage the communication towards and from the organisation regarding the holistic project portfolio
  • Create and encourage a culture of innovation and modern initiative within Solutions IT and among product owners and their delivery teams
  • Travel 20-25 days a year, visiting our sites around the globe and meeting with customers to understand the different IT needs of the business areas

An emphatic leader with innovation and technology in mind

With a keen understanding of the balance between business interests and technical aspects, you navigate well when communicating to stakeholders at all levels. Also, you have an analytical mindset and a motivating leadership style, enabling your team to keep an eye on the ball and improve performance.

Moreover, we imagine that you:

  • Have an educational background within technology or a related field
  • Have several years of experience from a similar role and knowledge of IT portfolio management as well as personnel management
  • Speak and write English fluently

Ready to Forward Your Career with us?

Global IT is a growing and integral part of the operations of DSV, one of the world’s largest logistics providers. Together, we are more than 2000 employees spread across various countries and regions all over the world, giving us a truly global presence. 

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 IT division, DSV Solutions, Global IT Kenneth Svendsen at +45 3093 1371.

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 a dynamic workplace that fosters inclusivity and diversity. We conduct our business with integrity, respecting different cultures and the dignity and rights of individuals. When you join DSV, you are working for one of the very best performing companies in the transport and logistics industry. You’ll join a talented team of more than 75,000 employees in over 90 countries, working passionately to deliver great customer experiences and high-quality services. DSV aspires to lead the way towards a more sustainable future for our industry and are committed to trading on nature’s terms.

We promote collaboration and transparency and strive to attract, motivate and retain talented people in a culture of respect. If you are driven, talented and wish to be part of a progressive and versatile organisation, we’ll support you and your need to achieve your potential and forward your career.

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