Transformation Program Management Officer
Rotterdam, Netherlands
6 dagen geleden

Job Description

Embed real change! Set up and manage outstanding Program Management processes within a digital transformation for a leading player in the field of international and multimodal transport.

Logistics company Samskip is building a new and digital future based on the highest levels of sustainability, agility, operational excellence, and advanced customer engagement.

And we’re doing it with a dedicated team that is working from the ground up! This demands the skills of a great Program Management Officer (PMO) who can embed long-lasting change so that Samskip is a whole new company two years from now.

If you have the experience and expertise to deliver this, find out more about this exciting opportunity.

Growth meets sustainable innovation

Samskip is one of Europe’s largest transport companies with offices in more than 24 countries and more than 1,450 employees.

We are committed to innovating the advanced, sustainable and multimodal transport solutions that meet the evolving needs of our customers and society.

It’s fast, it’s fluid and you will be part of a company-wide change program that will enable us to compete more effectively than ever.

Set-up and manage great PMO processes

Samskip’s company-wide strategic transformation program will bring new value and structure to our company so that we are equipped for a digital future.

Within this context you set up and manage the PMO processes, ensuring that portfolio initiatives (projects) follow all PMO standards and supporting Transformation Leadership with consolidated reporting and presentations.

This requires an in-depth knowledge of, and experience in, PMO processes like planning, reporting, business case tracking and finances, risk & issue management, resource management and knowledge sharing.

Under the lead of the Head of Business Engineering & Transformation, you will be part of a team of approximately 20 people that works in a consultancy-style matrix organization consisting of subject matter experts and project managers.

Your detailed activities include :

  • Setting up and managing all PMO processes in adherence to the standards;
  • Consolidated reporting;
  • Support in Board Presentation creation;
  • Facilitation and ensuring knowledge sharing within the transformation organization as well as the rest of the company.
  • At all times you collaborate closely with Transformation Leadership to ensure that initiatives are implemented effectively.

    Be the best you can be

    As a company, Samskip embodies the dynamic and fast-moving international logistics sector. The atmosphere is busy, open, and collaborative.

    Every day is different and you will be free to deploy the full range of your talents and achieve your ambitions.

    The Business Engineering & Transformation department has a primary focus for the next two years. Thereafter it will evolve to form the company’s Center of excellence for business consultancy and project management.

    Samskip also offers :

  • Market competitive salary including a 13th month;
  • 28 days of annual leave;
  • Company pension plan;
  • Reimbursement for costs of daily commute;
  • Flexible working agreements.
  • Are you the PMO star we’re looking for?

    Ideally, you have a background in consultancy and a proven PMO track record within a multinational environment. You have a solid understanding and mastery of project management methodologiesand a wide range of hard and soft organizational, stakeholder and time management skills.

    This will enable you to take our entire organization outside its comfort zone with an approach that combines action, resilience and patience.

    You feel comfortable everywhere from the board room to the IT, Sales. Planning and Customer Service departments and you can influence others without exerting authority.

    You embody a hands-on approach and lead by example, creating PMO deliverables yourself (planning, register, reporting, etc.).

    To succeed in this role, you will also need :

  • Master’s degree or equivalent in a relevant domain;
  • Fundamental (1-3 years) experience in PMO in a highly international environment;
  • Experience in transforming an organization to become digitally-driven;
  • An analytical and conceptual mind able to structure complex problems, make decisions, act on hypotheses, and identify opportunities for change and improvement;
  • Able to handle deadlines and schedules within a matrix reporting relationship;
  • Strong leadership, interpersonal, presentational and English language skills.
  • Interested? Make it your program for today!

    If you think you have what it takes to make a success of this exciting project management role, contact us today. Click on the button below and send us your CV.

    If you have any questions about the vacancy, feel free to call us on 088 400 13 93 or send an e-mail to :

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