Supportive Senior Manager for Two-stroke R&D
Do you want to move big things towards zero emissions and work with state-of-the-art engine technology? And do you, together with your management team want to lead both people and innovation to growth? Then keep reading. Are you curious and able to develop the business and the talents in our department while keeping up the efficient execution of the job at hand? And are you self-driven, but yet a strong and dedicated team player? Then the role as Senior Manager in Two-stroke R&D might be something for you.
At MAN Energy Solutions, we develop propulsion engines and technology solutions for the global maritime fleet that moves large parts of the world’s cargo. We are the global market leader in energy-efficient and fuel-flexible large marine engine systems and our ambition is to “Move big things to zero” to help decarbonize the maritime industry.
You will play an important role in:
As our new senior manager in R&D, you will be overall responsible for all activities at our Research Center Copenhagen (RCC). The research center provides the environment and competencies allowing us to “prototype the future” to provide technologies for decarbonizing the maritime industry.
As a Senior Manager, you will have a high impact. You serve as a role model within Two stroke R&D, supporting, and developing department managers while motivating people to perform their best in your teams. In your leadership, you will focus on developing business strategies and future goals. As part of the two-stroke R&D senior management team, you will directly influence our technology development roadmaps and be at the forefront of technology development.
In your daily management of RCC, you will focus on the efficient execution of multiple projects and tasks as well as fostering strong collaboration with other functions and teams across the two-stroke business and with external partners. You will ensure that the environment and competencies needed for research, verification tests, and prototyping activities are available in close collaboration with your team and other stakeholders, both internally and externally.
The role includes the following tasks:
- Responsible for the overall management, planning of prototyping, and verification tests of new technologies and innovations at RCC as well as support at licensees.
- Secure participation in on-board verification of new complex technologies including “troubleshooting” in service and at licensees.
- Support our aftersales business in development and verification of retrofit product portfolio including execution of related tests.
- Responsible for the continuous development of own organization and employees.
- Responsible for the implementation and management of the product and personal safety procedures and processes, especially regarding research facilities in RCC, prototyping, tests, and operation of research engines and supply systems. This includes compliance with the Machine, ATEX Directives, and local regulations.
MAN ES has planned to relocate our office and the research center to Trekroner, named The Valley. Within the next five years, another important part of the job will be to design our future research center together with your team so it meets future requirements allowing us to continue our innovative journey.
We imagine that you:
As our new colleague, you have strong leadership and interpersonal skills and a natural flair for communication with candor and respect. You have great organizational skills and an ability to apply structure to a busy working day for yourself and your teams. An ability to know when to take the helicopter view, and when to dive down into the details, and last but not least stamina to drive changes.
The ideal candidate has a degree in Engineering with 5+ years’ experience in managing a team of managers and highly skilled specialists.
Welcome to Two Stroke R&D
You will be leading a department with around 50 highly qualified colleagues and be part of the R&D Senior Management Team. We have an open culture where constructive feedback is one of our core values. Our mindset is to stay curious, and continuously challenge the status quo to develop each other and our function to prepare the business for tomorrow while delivering a competitive advantage today.
We are passionate and ambitious with a “can-do” attitude and we work in a dynamic and ever-changing environment. We love what we do – and we want to make a difference in the world by providing state-of-the-art technology to our Licensees, Owners, and Operators that will reduce CO2 and maximize earnings.
Unleash your potential: Join us towards a carbon-neutral future
We offer you an opportunity to help shape the world of tomorrow – whether you are just starting, taking your first career steps after graduation, or looking for the next big career challenge.
At MAN Energy Solutions, we focus on diversity and equality to create a creative and inclusive culture. We believe that a diverse workforce with a mix of genders, nationalities, and perspectives will drive innovation, creativity, and productivity. We are committed to our employees’ well-being, and you will have the opportunity to join different social activities from yoga and fishing to creative clubs.
We prioritize work-life balance, offering flexible working hours, the possibility of working from home, and mental well-being including health insurance and focus on work atmosphere. Here you have opportunities for growth, development, and mentorship.
At MAN Energy Solutions, you can create, drive, build, and be a part of improving innovative energy solutions while achieving your personal career goals.
About MAN Energy Solutions
- 250 years of experience in advanced engineering
- We deliver a unique portfolio of technologies and opportunities in the development of engines for use on ships and in power plants across the globe
- We operate under the motto "Future in The Making" as it reflects our dedication to developing sustainable solutions and actively contributing to a carbon-neutral economy
- We have over 15,000 employees worldwide. In Denmark, we are 2,200 passionate employees with more than 40 nationalities
At MAN Energy Solutions, we offer a program for carrier development for our leaders. The program includes several professional modules and activities related to the strategy as well as criteria for great management. The program involves knowledge of collaboration, strategy and goal orientation, customer focus, integrity, and self-reflection.
Build your future
Please submit your application to us no later than Sunday the 8th of October 2023. We will conduct interviews during the application period. If you have any questions, you are welcome to contact Head of R&D Two-Stroke Brian Østergaard Sørensen by phone +45 2462 0722. More information about the company can be found at www.man-es.com
We encourage all qualified candidates regardless of gender, age, religion, disability, and ethnic background to apply for this position.
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