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Proof of Concept Pioneer

Job Level:

Professional Level, Digital Innovation


Shanghai | Local

Maersk is going through a time of unprecedented change. Across the globe, we are rethinking the way we engage with customers and partners, and the Digital & Commercial organizations plays a key part in enabling the company's journey. Maersk China works on exploring the new business model and software development that help our company become the global integrator of container logistics - connecting and simplifying our customers supply chain.

As a PoC Pioneer, in our Maersk China office you are part of our innovation team and responsible for managing the success of internal software products/solutions implementations, new business models testing and external ecosystem partnerships for experiment with our China team. Managing the innovation pipeline includes collaborating with idea contributors in our business (or external), shaping expectations and helping them to conceptualize their ideas. The role includes leading projects to rapidly test the new business initiatives in a limited business scope and to be able to evaluate feasibility of ideas right away, to analyze the potential value and to quickly show first results as a basis for decision making.

If you are passionate about working in an entrepreneurial environment exploring and developing new ideas into products, join us!

We offer:

- We are a very diverse team with colleagues having many different backgrounds and from many different cultures.

- We are operating in a working environment as a start-up company combined alongside the benefits of a large enterprise.

- We offer the opportunities for you to explore the most advanced technologies in logistics industry, and the fresh ideas how we want to re-shape our business.

- We offer possibilities to attend conferences, workshops and meetups, and to collaborate closely with major players in China's logistics technology ecosystem, and even cross-industries.

Key Responsibilities:

- Market intelligence into both Tech/Digital industry and logistic vertical, so can deeply understand the business needs and provide creative solutions.

- Align with stakeholders on the key resources needed, and kickoff the experiment mode (Proof of Concept) quickly.

- Manage the stakeholders from both internal and external.

- Independently lead the PoC, by overcoming the obstacles with entrepreneurial mindset.

- Summarize the PoC result and provide the feasibility report to decision makers, if we should continue/expand/stop/invest.

- Smoothly handover to business and materialize the concept been proven, ready to take next PoC.

- Challenge the way of working and solution all along the way.

Who we are looking for:

- Entrepreneur Mindset

- At least 3-year experience in Logistics Industry, with solid understanding of how shipping/logistics works.

- Your ability to easily grasp new ideas and to quickly structure them helps you in the discussions with key stakeholders.

- You can learn fast about the underlying business problems and you can quickly filter the most important aspects to consider.

- You will comfortable with frequently switching between different tasks and to deal with different things at the same time. With your very good communication skills it is easy for you to connect with experts within Maersk and to communicate any decision we made in an appropriate and understandable manner.

- Your inclusive approach to working with others helps establishing good relationships to business units within Maersk and to partners outside of Maersk.


- CEN/Reginal: Platform, IT, Ocean/Logistics Products, Marketing, Customer Experience

- GCA: ALT + GCA all functions

- External: Digital Giants, Digital Startups, Incubations, Venture Capitals, Industry Pioneers on innovations.

Maersk is committed to a diverse and inclusive workplace, and we embrace different styles of thinking. Maersk is an equal opportunities employer and welcomes applicants without regard to race, colour, gender, sex, age, religion, creed, national origin, ancestry, citizenship, marital status, sexual orientation, physical or mental disability, medical condition, pregnancy or parental leave, veteran status, gender identity, genetic information, or any other characteristic protected by applicable law.
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A.P. M&#248&#x3B;ller &#8211&#x3B; M&#230&#x3B;rsk A/S, also known simply as Maersk, is a Danish shipping company, active in ocean and inland freight transportation and associated services, such as supply chain management and port operation. Maersk was the largest container shipping line and vessel operator in the world from 1996 until 2021. The company is based in Copenhagen, Denmark, with subsidiaries and offices across 130 countries and around 83,000 employees worldwide in 2020.


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