Director, Business Applications, IT
Ramboll is looking for a Director to head up the Business Applications area which consist of a global team of approximately 50 skilled and engaged professionals in total. You will report directly to the Head of IT and be part of the IT leadership team.
Ramboll is on a growth journey and has a strong and ambitious focus on digitalization. This is an exciting time to join an ambitious global company who has embarked on a focused digital transformation enabled by Ramboll IT. If you have the right skills and mindset, you can really make an impact – and be part of a transformational journey.
Recently, all application management units have been brought together in the Business Applications area. As the first Director of this area, you will bring the new organization together, making sure that Business Applications is a strong partner to the Ramboll business units. You will lead strong global teams ensuring both staff engagement and continuous skill and capacity development.
With a strong business-oriented, forward-thinking mindset, your main responsibility will be deliver application services according to our agreed SLAs and business expectations, ensuring both functionality and availability. Together with the business partners you will help define the strategic direction of Ramboll business applications, related architecture and processes.
Based on this, we expect you to:
- Be responsible for the continuous Application Life Cycle management, incl. development, implementation and support
- Manage stakeholders and work at both a strategic and tactical level to continuously develop and improve Application Management within Ramboll
- Develop and attract talented people, ensuring strong delivery and staff engagement
- Ensure continued process improvements, ensuring efficient operations based on sharing of best practices
- Be part of the IT leadership team and be part of developing Ramboll IT in to a digital enabler
The Business Applications area manages all Ramboll group applications, including our ERP platform Maconomy and associated finance management applications, multiple SharePoint solutions, ServiceNow as well as BI/Analytics tools.
You are a passionate about Ramboll’s digital future, highly skilled in Application management, and have a global and collaborative mindset, enabling you to develop, implement and drive the business application agenda.
You have worked more than 10 years with management in large IT organisations and are well versed in many technologies. You have a strong understanding of ITIL and/or similar service management methodologies. You hold a master’s degree, probably in Engineering, Computer Science or similar.
You are an experienced people manager, having managed smaller and larger teams for at least 5 years, preferably in a global setting. You are recognised as an inspiring leader, who create clarity and purpose for your staff. You work professionally with capacity management and skill management.
Your business colleagues see you as their preferred partner, focusing on creating value for the business. Ability to un understand and deliver on local business requirements and a demonstrated ability to work as leader in a matrix organisation are key requirements to be successful in this role.
You have strong international and cultural awareness and can consistently lead by example while acting with integrity, impartiality and independence, and applying sound personal judgment in all interactions.
Ramboll HQ in Copenhagen and Globally
We will be reviewing applications on an on-going basis so please send your Cover letter and CV as soon as possible. First round of interviews will be held in early February.
Ramboll is a leading engineering, design and consultancy company founded in Denmark in 1945. The company employs more than 15,000 experts globally and has especially strong representation in the Nordics, UK, North America, Continental Europe, Middle East and Asia-Pacific. With 300 offices in 35 countries, Ramboll combines local experience with a global knowledgebase constantly striving to achieve inspiring and exacting solutions that make a genuine difference to our clients, the end-users, and society at large. Ramboll works across the following markets: Buildings, Transport, Planning & Urban Design, Water, Environment & Health, Energy and Management Consulting.
Working at Ramboll
To work at Ramboll means being part of a people organisation. We are focused on knowledge sharing and collaboration across competence areas and geography, and we aim for a strong diversity among our employees. This enables us to solve a broad range of projects, and we firmly believe that cross-collaboration leads to creative and longstanding solutions. Thus, the possibilities at Ramboll are many and diverse – we invest a lot in the development of people and offer career paths tailored for each individual.