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Maritime Hub Manager to increase maritime activities at IT University of Copenhagen

For the newly established Maritime Hub at the IT University of Copenhagen (ITU), applicants are invited for a position as Maritime Hub Manager to increase the awareness of the maritime field among ITU’s students and faculty and spawn collaboration activities. The position starts on 1 January 2024 and is full-time and permanent.

1. november 2023
Antal stillinger
Danmark Hovedstaden Københavns Kommune

Job description
Maritime transportation is environmentally friendly and prioritized by the European Union. Denmark’s maritime industry is world-leading and has a high demand for advanced IT.

To bridge the Maritime Industry with researchers and students with computer science disciplines at ITU, a Maritime Hub has just been established with the purpose of creating collaboration activities and increasing awareness of the maritime field at ITU.

As Maritime Hub Manager you will:

  • be the main driver of the development of the Maritime Hub in close strategic collaboration with Hub leader Rune Møller Jensen.
  • build relationships between students and researchers at ITU with actors in the Danish maritime industry and vice versa.
  • identify opportunities for collaboration projects benefitting both the maritime industry, researchers, and students.
  • realize projects and other activities through network building and people-oriented efforts including visits, events, and matchmaking.
  • proactively communicate news on media like LinkedIn and in the press in collaboration with ITU’s communication department.  
  • maintain the Maritime Hub community webpage and generate content.

It is an advantage if the candidate enjoys engaging with people and driving projects. We expect the candidate to have some industrial experience, and to be skilled in Danish and English communication.

The position further requires a deep understanding of information technology as achieved by a computer science degree or similar.

The ideal candidate

  • has a high personal drive and entrepreneurial nature with ability to identify cross industry-academia opportunities and suggest relevant activities.
  • is proactive, good at building and in maintaining relationships.
  • is fascinated by large logistics operations and can understand them (experience with the maritime field is an advantage but not required).
  • can analyze complex IT challenges and match competencies at ITU.
  • has a good understanding of industry organizations and know how to communicate professionally with different management layers.
  • is experienced with the Danish university organization and decision making.

The IT University offers
ITU offers an exciting and challenging job in an international environment with skilled employees and good colleagues. We have an open and informal tone.

The working hours are 37 hours per week. We have flexible hours, which gives good opportunities to balance worklife.

Appointment and salary will be in accordance with the Ministry of Taxations agreement with the relevant professional association.

It will be possible to negotiate individual allowances depending on your qualifications.

For more information
For further information about the position, please contact Rune Møller Jensen at rmj@itu.dk or mobile +45 31 14 75 33.

Rued Langgaards Vej 7
2300 København
Københavns Kommune

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Application procedure
You can apply for this position through our e-recruitment system. Apply by pushing the button "Apply for position" in the job announcement on our website.

Application deadline is 1 November 2023 at 12:00 CET.

Interviews will be held in week 46-47.

Applications received after the application deadline will not be taken into consideration.Please note, that the IT University uses self-assessment personality tests during the recruitment process.

The IT University invites all qualified candidates regardless of age, gender, religious affiliation or ethnic background to apply for the position.

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