Team Lead Application Management (HR Tech)

Location PL-Gdynia
Requisition ID
Business Area
Global Shared Services
Information Technology/Software Development
Location Details
Gdynia, Poland
Posting Position Type
Permanent Employee

Local Unit & Position Description

DNV is running different cloud-based HR Applications on a global scale to manage and support the HR processes in the DNV group. Oracle HCM Cloud (Partner) and SeerTech iLearning Plus (MyLearning) being the two largest utilized platforms in DNV supporting most of the global HR processes. Both systems have been implemented in larger HR IT projects during the years 2016-2018 up to its current scope. Further implementation and improvement projects are in planning.

Within DNV ’s GSS organization the Global Shared Service IT (GSS IT) unit provides a full-stack managed IT operation around all means of IT services required in a global company. Within the area of GSS IT Core Applications which is responsible for Finance, HR and BI applications, the unit HR Application Competence Center is responsible to manage, run and support all global HR applications used in the group.


We are seeking a Team Lead HR Application Management
for our HR Application Management team based in Gdynia, Poland.



The team lead HR Application Management will have line responsibility for a team of 7-8 employees plus external contractors. The role will be based in Poland (Gdynia) where the largest footprint of the competence center will be based and will report into the Head of HR Applications Competence Center in GSS IT.


The focus for this role will be the overall responsibility of all HR applications in GSS IT:

  • To manage the HR Applications Management team in supporting and enhancing the HR application landscape
  • To manage or participate in HR IT projects related to HR processes and technology ensuring alignment and co-operation with the HR community and the DNV overall system landscape.
  • To support the HR application roadmap for DNV ogether with the Head of HR applications Competence Center and senior stakeholders from the different HR organisations within the DNV group.

Your key tasks and deliveries will include, but are not limited to:

  • Manage a team of internal and external IT resources in the HR Application Management unit
  • Functional and technical responsibility for the global HR applications portfolio in DNV containing applications such as Oracle HCM Cloud, Oracle Cloud PaaS Services, iCims Talent Acquisition, VidCruiter Video Recruiting
  • Manage and coordinate the team’s tasks within the application management framework like 2nd line incident and problem management, 3rd line IT supplier support and coordination, system configuration and setup, development
  • Deliver stable and well performing HR IT SLA services on applications & services to minimize business disruption
  • Manage and implement new requirements based on an agreed demand/supply process from solution design, effort estimate and solution delivery
  • Ensure alignment of deliveries and services within the GSS IT HR Application Services environment in close co-operation with other relevant units in GSS IT
  • Manage outbound and inbound interfaces on the above-mentioned applications
    Provide consulting services with the team to the HR Business in terms of enhancements / future developments
  • Manage smaller and mid-sized projects running in the HR domain on the relevant applications mainly within the Oracle HCM Cloud environment or other existing HR applications technologies
  • Ensure that the HR applications are running in compliance with our GSS IT security baseline, data protection rules (GDPR), data security and the company’s co-determination regulations.


Position Qualifications

To maximize your chances, you need:

  • Significant experience in HR related application management processes, preferably in one of the HR application technologies used in DNV
  • Leader experience preferably in leading an international, virtual team
  • Strong leadership skills and qualifications to empower and motivate the team
  • Significant proven functional and technical hands-on expertise as well as HR application architecture experience
  • Very good understanding in end-to-end HR processes and their implementation into HR systems
  • Ability to manage and prioritize multiple tasks to tight deadlines
  • Comfortable with new challenges and a personal drive to achieve goals
  • Well organised and proactive working mentality
  • Strong analytical expertise and capacity of solving problems
  • Ability to work in a fast pace and is team-oriented
  • Strong written/verbal communication and presentation skills in English
  • Excellent networking and interpersonal skills, also across cultures and organisational boundaries
  • Reasonable international travel must be expected

The right candidate will have unique opportunities to play a key role in shaping DNV ’s HR application management environment.

The position offers excellent opportunities for professional and personal growth in an international environment with high focus on competence, innovation and team work. With us, you will get the chance to work across borders with highly skilled colleagues to make the world safer, smarter and greener.


Company & Business Area Description

DNV is the independent expert in assurance and risk management, operating in more than 100 countries. Through our broad experience and deep expertise we advance safety and sustainable performance, set industry benchmarks, and inspire and invent solutions. 


Global Shared Services organization is a group of experts driven by competence and motivation to support the business areas within HR, Finance, IT and Real Estate Management & Procurement.

What do you value the most?

At DNV you can plan a long-term career with countless opportunities for competence development in an atmosphere of mutual care and respect. Team spirit runs in our blood. At DNV everything starts with we - we trust and support each other, we work together, when we make mistakes, we learn from them - together.

Our most valuable assets are our people, the values we live by and how we translate them into daily life, both personal and professional. Join the company of values and see for yourself that people are what we value the most.


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