• Digital Transformation Manager

    Location NL-Barendrecht | DE-Essen
    Requisition ID
    Business Area
    Business Assurance
    Location Details
    Barendrecht or Essen
    Position Type
    Permanent employment
  • Local Unit & Position Description

    We are currently seeking a professional to act as a bridge to support our digital transformation. Business Assurance has embarked on a journey towards Digital Assurance. Transferring all our customers’ certificates on a Blockchain based platform and MyStory digital assurance solution for wine producers in Italy are two examples which can give an idea on how we are transforming traditional assurance regimes into their Digital future.


    The Digital Transformation Manager will be responsible for developing our business and our position in the Region. In Digital Assurance we contribute to the management of supply chains of our customers using innovative solutions enabled by technologies such as Blockchain and IoT.


    Directly reporting to the Regional Manager, with a functional reporting line to the Global Director, Digital Transformation, the DT Manager will collaborate closely with the Regional Manager and the Regional Team, Sales, Business Development, Key Customer Managers and customers related to digital powered solutions.


    This role will be based in our Rotterdam or Essen office.


    Key tasks:

    • To proactively detect opportunities from the ground level
    • Play the role of a chief experimenter in the Region
    • Drive the digital transformation strategy for the Region
    • Play a role in any innovation forums, globally and locally
    • Deliver an agreed sales target in relation to digital offerings
    • Be a champion in applying innovation in the region
    • Drive and implement digital and supply chain assurance business development strategy for the growing services within the region
    • Coordinate strategic development related to the digital transformation of our value proposition and services and drive its deployment throughout the Region and on the market
    • Build relations with potential customers and other stakeholders to develop our supply chain assurance business

    Key Performance Indicators:

    • Agreed achievement of sales target
    • Growth of Digital Assurance services

    Position Qualifications

    • Bachelor's degree, preferably Master's degree (Engineering, IT, Management or other relevant studies)  
    • ​Self-driven, flexible and service-minded  
    • Solution-oriented with a high focus on delivery  
    • Ability to simplify and get things done  
    • Able to build a strong working relationship, internally and externally  
    • Willingness and ability to travel extensively  
    • Strong written and verbal English communication skills, Dutch and/or German language competence is a plus
    • Commitment and adherence to DNV GL's leadership expectations, including results-orientation, customer focus, respect, care and foresight 

    The Offer:

    • A challenging and rewarding position in a dynamic and international environment.
    • An attractive compensation package including a premium free pension scheme, company car and 30 vacation days
    • Training, development and long-term career opportunities in a global company

    Learn more about how we did leverage the blockchain technology to advance the certification industry:

    Company & Business Area Description

    DNV GL is a global quality assurance and risk management company. Driven by our purpose of safeguarding life, property and the environment, we enable our customers to advance the safety and sustainability of their business. 

    We provide certification, supply chain and data management services to customers across a wide range of industries. We also provide classification, technical assurance, software and independent expert advisory services to the maritime, oil & gas, power and renewables industries.


    Combining technical, digital and operational expertise, risk methodology and in-depth industry knowledge, we empower our customers’ decisions and actions with trust and confidence. We continuously invest in research and collaborative innovation to provide customers and society with operational and technological foresight. 

    With origins stretching back to 1864 and operations in more than 100 countries, our experts are dedicated to helping customers make the world safer, smarter and greener.


    DNV GL is a world-leading provider of digital solutions for managing risk and improving safety, system, supply chains and asset performance of our customers across a wide range of industries.

    Our open industry platform Veracity, cyber security and software solutions support business-critical activities across many industries. 

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