VP Technology and Product 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.

We are looking for a VP Technology and Product Development to join our leadership team. This role will be vital in driving our success, spearheading cutting-edge technology development, and delivering customer focused digital solutions.

What you will be accountable for

  • Product Lifecycle Mastery: Take ownership of the end-to-end product development process for both new and existing offerings. From design to testing, maintenance, and utilization, you’ll ensure our digital solutions exceed expectations.
  • Tech Leadership: Stay ahead of the curve! Continuously evaluate the latest software development trends and technologies. Identify opportunities to incorporate these innovations into KM’s solutions and shape our future offerings.
  • Capacity Management: Strategically and operationally manage technology and product development capacity. This includes coordinating with third-party developers and testers to optimize efficiency.
  • Stakeholder Collaboration: Work closely with stakeholders across the company aligning digital development processes and requirements.
  • Industry Influence: Represent our digital office in internal and external technology forums. Be recognized as a subject matter expert and thought leader in digital solution development.
  • Strategic Leadership: As part of our digital office leadership team, actively contribute to operational and strategic discussions. Your insights will shape our success.
  • Cultural Catalyst: Foster an energized, high-performance, inclusive, curious, and accountable leadership team culture. Your positive influence matters.

You bring a formal background and experience of

  • Education: A master’s degree in a technical, computer science, or IT-related field is preferred. Relevant experience can compensate for formal education.
  • Tech Experience: Knowledge and experience of latest software development trends and technologies, including software development methodologies.
  • Leadership Experience: Previous leadership within a technical team environment, ideally in a global business context.
  • Maritime Advantage: Experience within the maritime industry is a plus.
  • Financial Understanding: Proven track record of managing budgets related to technology solutions development.

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

  • Effective Communication: Able to influence and communicate effectively.
  • Drive: Exhibit a strong personal drive and commitment to succeed in the digital area.
  • Collaboration: Collaborative mindset and the ability to liaise with diverse stakeholders.
  • Customer Focus: Keep our market and customers at the forefront of your decisions.
  • Global approach: Global mindset and strong English skills.
  • Willingness to Travel: Some travel may be required to engage with our global teams and partners.

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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