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Business:  Cargotec
Job Function:  CBS

Sofia, BG

Apply by:  31-07-2019

Transition Manager

Cargotec is at the forefront of the transformation in the cargo handling industry. Our cargo handling solutions and services make global trade smarter, better and more sustainable.

Cargotec Business Services was established in 2017 with Sofia as the main global hub and a regional hub in the United States. Its aim is to optimise the global business support processes of Cargotec. More than 340 people in Bulgaria provide services in the areas of Finance, HR and Indirect Procurement.

Join us for a smarter and better everyday

The Transition Manager role partners with key project stakeholders to successfully implement new processes into the Cargotec Business Services. The role is responsible for project managing all aspects of launching a process/service in CBS including (but not limited to): Facility, Finance, Recruitment, Technology, Knowledge Transfer, Change Management, Reporting, Business Continuity and Disaster Recovery. The Transition Manager serves as a primary point of contact for CBS throughout all transition stages: Kick Off, Prepare, Execute and Hypercare. In the long run, the Transition Manager will be responsible for planning, driving and coordinating the projects across CBS. The role will be responsible and accountable for setting up global CBS HUBs (facility set up projects) and implementing initial ways of working as well as establishing optimal governance.

Main tasks and responsibilities
  • Lead and manage the CBS a transition project team 
  • Identify, communicate and manage Risks and Change.
  • Ensure that all services are ready for transfer at go-live and that the CBS is ready for receiving 
  • Build and manage the plan for Knowledge Transfer in the transition period covering all services in scope. Provide comprehensive progress report against Knowledge Transfer scope
  • Coordinate the work of the functional workstream resources (as they are responsible for execution of transition activities and knowledge transfer as well as change & communication and HR matters)
  • Ensure the involved resources have clear role and responsibility descriptions and the required knowledge related to transition
  • Allocate required resources to ensure stable performance
  • Manage stakeholder mapping of each country

After transition: 

  • Ensure that the to-do split in roles and responsibilities are clearly understood between the countries and the CBS
  • In the long run, the position will change from Transition Manager to a PMO Manager position where the he/she will be responsible for planning, driving and coordinating the projects across CBS.
What you will need to succeed:
  • Minimum master degree in business, engineering or similar
  • PMP/PRINCE 2 is desired, but not a hard requirement
  • +5 years of experience with transition of services
  • Project management of large transition projects
  • Experience in Set up /Service Delivery stabilisation projects/ Facility build outs
  • Service Delivery and initial set up of operations
  • People Management skills
  • Senior stakeholder management and good collaboration skills 
  • Understanding of Shared Services Business Models.
We offer you
  • Attractive compensation package
  • Healthy work environment - company sponsored medical insurance program
  • Food vouchers, company paid sport card
  • Work-life balance – 25 days paid vacation, company events
  • Transportation allowance
  • Option to work from home.

If you are excited about this opportunity, please submit your application and CV.

We are committed to creating an environment with equal opportunities for all. All applicants will receive consideration for employment solely based on their professional qualities.


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