A leading role in Performance Management at Wilhelmsen, the world's leading maritime supplier

Wilhelmsen Ship Services
Business Performance Manager

Wilhelmsen Ships Service (WSS), a wholly-owned subsidiary of the Wilhelmsen Group, supplies thousands of different vessel maintenance products to thousands of different customers in all corners of the world. This brings a complex structure of pricing, cost, and profitability across product lines and geographies, which requires us to excel at insights, analyses, and optimizations to keep succeeding commercially. To help us improve and gain even better insights into our whole business, and to be a leading force in ensuring profitability, we are now searching for a Business Performance Manager in our Finance team.

This global role will report to the Head of Business Performance and Financial Planning under SVP Finance, Strategy & ESG, and simultaneously work and collaborate closely with SVP Marine Products and other executive team members in addition to our global organization.

The Business Performance Manager will be responsible for developing a strong understanding of the performance of Marine Products and the business performance across WSS, ensuring high quality, efficient, and effective delivery of business intelligence. This will include supporting the business, by leveraging our competitive advantages through strategic initiatives based on your analyses. The role will be conducting regular business reviews with business units and developing and maintaining KPIs, dashboards & reports. You will be responsible for conducting analyses on a broad array of business performance metrics including P&L and financials, productivity data, quality control measurements, operational KPIs, etc, and influence our business performance and decisions through quality data and depth of analytical insights. In short, you will be responsible for most of our management P&L. 

The role requires combining analytical and commercial abilities with a business-oriented mindset, communication abilities to convey findings to top management, and detailed knowledge and capabilities to design and execute analyses and tasks necessary. WSS has an ambitious growth agenda and this role will own how we analyze and view the business going forward. If you are motivated and fascinated by a role where you sit at the center of a truly global company, driving significant change through your analyses and having a large influence on our performance, this challenge would be a very exciting opportunity for you.

Responsibilities & Tasks

  • Leading all aspects of business performance including crafting, and implementing scorecards and objectives for the functions and business units. This includes the suggestions of KPIs/drivers and targets.
  • Developing analysis, tools, and models using complex data to support the business units to identify business opportunities, and improvement potentials and make decisions 
  • Using data to derive insights. Using insights to drive actions, bringing performance to WSS.
  • Leading annual strategic business planning processes leading to an agreed investment plan.
  • Producing meaningful and accurate observations and recommendations for improving operational and financial performance
  • Presenting findings and recommendations to senior leaders in business units and management. 
  • Create/Optimise data sources, measurement processes, and data sharing/ dashboards

Desired Qualifications

  • University degree in economics, business administration, or finance.
  • Experienced professional with 4 - 6 years of relevant working experience from either management consulting, audit, or industry.
  • Good understanding of P&L, profitability analyses, and performance management
  • Solid analytical skills and ability to present complex analyses in a simplified manner to stakeholders

We believe this is you

  • Analytical mindset, numerical aptitude, and ability to think holistically.
  • Ability to engage with all parts of the business, and navigate across a diverse and international organization.
  • Practical business sense and problem-solving skills.
  • Strong interpersonal and leadership skills, and ability to communicate with, influence, and motivate people.
  • Ambition, desire, and passion to succeed in developing, changing, and growing the business.
  • You are curious, proactive, and flexible.
  • You have a strong analytical mindset and knowledge of business.
  • Solid command of the English language (oral and written).

We can offer

  • Competitive terms & benefits
  • An exciting role at the heart of a large global operation
  • Career development and opportunities in a leading global company
  • A culture and work environment of strong leadership
  • Work-life balance 
  • Among the best pension plans in Norway
  • Insurances 
  • Use of company cabins
  • A job that is both challenging and stimulating. 

The role is situated at Wilhelmsen HQ in Lysaker, Oslo. Some travel may be expected but not a requirement.

Application deadline: Soonest. Applications are continuously reviewed

Om arbeidsgiveren

Our ambition is to shape the maritime industry.

Wilhelmsen is a global maritime industry group founded in 1861. We have the biggest maritime network in the world, capable of delivering to over 2 200 locations globally. We serve over half of the worldwide merchant fleet with products and services and supply crew and technical management for some of the most complex vessels in the world. We also develop new and daring solutions, shaping the maritime industry for the future. Our investments seek to explore and develop new opportunities within the energy-, offshore- and maritime industries. With thousands of colleagues in more than 70 countries, we take competence, sustainability, innovation, and unparalleled customer experiences one step further.

Join our global team for a career filled with opportunities to solve challenges both small and large, local and global, simple and complex.

Strandveien 20, 1366 Lysaker
Maritim og offshore,
Forretningsutvikling og strategi,
Økonomi og regnskap


Business Performance, Analysis, Finance

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Strandveien 20, 1366 Lysaker


FINN-kode 353288997
Sist endret 16. mai 2024 12:32

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