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Senior Project Manager

  • Application Deadline: May 29, 2022
  • Arendal
  • Application Deadline: May 29, 2022
  • Arendal

Gard is a global leader in marine insurance and running the right projects and initiatives at the right time and in the right way is key to realising our strategy. To strengthen our Corporate Projects and Initiatives team we are looking for a Senior Project Manager to be based at Gard's head office in Arendal.

In this role you will:
- Execute and manage cross-functional projects and initiatives
- Apply and develop our methodology/best practice for projects and initiatives
- Apply and develop our project portfolio governance model
- Support the achievement of our corporate strategic aspirations

Work with great people

Senior Claims Executive | Location: Bergen
"The potential for personal development is excellent"
Vice President, Defence London | Location: London
"I have an amazingly varied role. Gard is a forward looking company"
Customer Support Specialist | Location: Hong Kong
"In Gard you continue to learn, everyday"
Senior System Engineer| Location: Arendal
"We are diverse, but tightly connected"

Skills & Requirements

We are looking for a high energy, self-starting individual with:

- Previous experience from project/portfolio management
- Strong analytical and "big picture thinking" skills
- Passion for change management with strong stakeholder management skills across roles and teams
- Strong communication skills in Norwegian and English

Previous experience from project/portfolio management in the financial or insurance sector will be beneficial, but is not a requirement

Great Place to Work

  • Friendly atmosphere

  • Career opportunities within a global market lead

  • Work life balance

  • An environment that encourages ideas

  • Colleagues who believe in knowledge sharing

  • A work environment with deep competencies

  • High employee engagement - A great place to work

About the company

For more than 100 years Gard, one of the world’s leading marine insurers, has been helping the marine industries to protect their assets and safeguard their income. Having expanded from our origins in southern Norway to a network of 13 offices across the globe, we have witnessed the impact the sea can have and have learnt a thing or two.

Despite our breadth and depth of experience and expertise, we try to learn something new every day to prepare our Members and clients for their next journey, and to find and deliver the right solutions. So, whenever the unexpected arises it is good to know that someone is ready, willing and able to assist; someone with expertise that has been refined for over a century.

It is not just what we do, but how we do it that delivers the best value in the market – matching our expertise with an unrivalled commitment to what we do. We will turn every stone to find a solution and see it carried through.

Such ability and dedication is rare, so we take great care in choosing, training and supporting our employees. The way we see it, our people are the difference between good and great.”

1907Assuranceforeningen Gard established on 9 October

1939Insures 40 per cent of the Norwegian tanker fleet

1958Starts to insure vessels outside Norway

1973Moves into the offshore energy sector

1983Sets up an office in London

2000Insures more than 5,000 vessels

2004Sole ownership of Gard Marine & Energy

20072007Celebrates its centenary with nine offices and 300 employees

2015Insured tonnage is in excess of 260 million gross tonnes

Trond Willy Olsen | Contact Person

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