Director Strategy & Business Development - Digital

Are you passionate about digital innovation and eager to shape the future of maritime technology? If so, Kongsberg Maritime wants you! Kongsberg Maritime’s digital unit is dedicated to spearheading our digitalisation initiatives and position us as the preferred choice for customers aiming to achieve exceptional value creation through cutting-edge digital solutions.

By uniting our digital capability with our industry expertise, broad product and solutions portfolio, strong customer relationships and global sales & support network, Kongsberg Maritime is positioned to deliver class leading innovation.

We’re committed to empowering our customers to make their operations safer, sustainable, and more efficient, and with your help, we’ll continue to deliver world-class and game changing digital solutions.

As part of our journey, we are looking for a tech-savvy strategist with a passion for innovation who will help us drive the digital strategy. You will join us as the new Director Strategy & Business Development, be a part of the leadership team in the Digital Office, and report to SVP Digital. 

You will be the one who drives: 

  • Strategic Vision and Plans: Develop long-term goals and strategic plans for the digital office. Look for ways to grow the business. Craft a roadmap that aligns with our mission and drives growth. Be the strategist!
  • Market Insights: Dive into the digital maritime landscape. Collect market data, competitor intelligence, and customer feedback to help us continuously improve and deliver value to our clients. Enable the market & customer focus to be fully embedded in our way forward. Customer focus at your heart!
  • Partnerships and M&A: Identify strategic opportunities. Build and nurture partnerships that enhance our offerings and build on eco-systems to access opportunities, competence and knowledge. Connect and Build!
  • Collaboration: Engage with Strategy and Business Development teams across our company to fuel the digital journey across all of our businesses. Be the integrator!
  • Strategic leadership and cultural catalyst: Actively contribute to operational and strategic discussions and foster an energized, inclusive, curious, and accountable leadership team culture. Be a positive driving force!

We highly appreciate the following background and experience: 

  • Master’s degree within a relevant field. Relevant experience may compensate for lack of formal education. 
  • Experience from the Maritime industry with proven track record from a similar strategy and/or BD role. 
  • Experience from Management Consulting and/or an MBA is an advantage but not a requirement.  
  • Familiarity with maritime digital offerings, competitive landscape, and customer needs. 
  • Solid financial understanding and a commercial mind-set with knowledge of how to establish strategies and plans.

Since you will be working in a global environment, we expect you to have strong English skills and be able to travel as required.  

This employment may require security clearance by the Norwegian National Security Authority, clearance through Civil Aviation Authority or a background check.

Your personal capabilities and skills are in the areas of:

  • Effective Communication: Able to influence and communicate effectively, including developing structured and high-quality material for strategic decision-making.
  • Drive: Exhibit a strong personal drive and commitment and interested and willing to go the extra mile to succeed.
  • Innovative and new thinker: energized by developing something new together with a new team.
  • Collaboration: Collaborate effectively with diverse stakeholders and act as an integrator.

Work location
Any KM location in the Nordics

Contact person
SVP Digital, Tejbir Singh, +47 478 62 741

Please note that applications will be continously evalauted, we recommend applying at your earliest convenience. 

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