Senior Manager - Global IT

Solutions IT is part of DSV Global IT and is responsible for operational deliveries as well as strategic IT planning for the DSV Solutions division, which operates approx. 500 warehouses globally and employs more than 17.000 people. To further strengthen the organisation, we are now looking for a Senior Manager of Legacy Systems. As Senior Manager of the global legacy systems you will be become head of a number of independent systems which are supported by a worldwide organization.

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Vacature: fulltime (40 uur) Divisie DSV Road Holding N.V.
Datum: 13 juni 2018   Regio Nederland
Sluitingsdatum: 30 juni 2018 Locatie -

Set the strategic direction and ensure stable operations

You will be leading approx. 30 IT specialist and 4 Senior managers, sitting anywhere but near you. The teams are responsible for the warehouse applications while network and infrastructure is delivered to you by the IT Operations organisation.

You will report to the Senior Director of Global IT who is heading up Solutions IT and be part of his leadership team.


The primary task will be to ensure stable operation and improving our maturity even further through tactical initiatives and strategic direction. This includes :

You will be responsible for meeting the operational, project and management goals of Solutions IT for your area, hereunder planning for sunsetting applications while keeping operation stable.

Towards business you will work with Solutions IT’s Business Relationship managers to ensure SLAs are understood, set and met.

  • Towards Global IT you need to ensure DSV policies and processes are complied with.
  • Breakdown of own goals and cascade them to your leaderteam
  • Budget and cost responsible
  • Participation in and/or management of certain projects of strategic importance to DSV
  • Develop and improve tools to increase the productivity of the organization
  • Occasionally support in solving complex problems
  • Frequent reporting to senior management

You will experience a great degree of independence in a flexible and dynamic environment and the role will offer great exposure to DSV globally and within Global IT – which by the way we are developing as we grow.


Experience with global IT organisations and organisational agility

To be successful in this position you combine a Bachelor or master degree with a solid leadership experience in global organisations as well as experience in handling large international projects and portfolio of projects.This will require hands-on involvement and in rare cases meetings with the end-customers.

With a flexible attitude to change, you focus on achieving your goals. Your stile is proactive and you thrive working in a direct honest atmosphere where we are constantly looking for areas to improve. As a person, you ensure excellence through your motivation and energy. You manage stakeholders with diplomacy and finesse, ensuring long-term buy-in across the organisation. As your team will undergo significant changes it is essential that you are a good communicator and fluent in written and spoken English.

The position requires that you at times are available at odd hours and are able to travel app. once a month (1-5 days).


Application and contact

Please apply via the link at the bottom of the page. If you have any questions, please contact IT Senior Director, Global IT, Solutions IT, Peter Kappelgaard on +45 28 58 01 84 (Preferably call between 08.30 AM and 09.00 AM). We look forward to receiving your application.


DSV – Global transport and logistics

DSV is one of the very best performing companies in the transport and logistics industry. 45,000 employees in more than 80 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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