Copenhagen , June 22, 2018
“We employ 250 people in our IT department and have many digital experts, but the world may still anticipate that shipping companies are only for shipping experts and seafarers. However, we need all categories of competencies and our future success very much depends on our ability to create digital and IT solutions. Creative solutions that make life easier for our customers and enable us to move people and goods ever more efficiently,” says Henrik Holck, EVP, People and Ships.
“We simply have a hard time recruiting the IT experts we need, even though new colleagues will immediately be involved in tasks that really matter to people and trade. The tasks we can offer are probably among the most meaningful and exciting an IT developer will get,” he says.
We do something about it
DFDS is working on a campaign to attract more IT developers, and on a workshop with IT colleagues, various ways of attracting people and involving our colleagues were discussed,” says Henrik. Bo Kristensen, General Manager, IT Build Source, adds: “I hope, for example, that many of you will use social media to share this article or the article in the magazine Computer World, which you find here.
Henrik Holck foresees that we will need up to 50 more IT experts in the near future.
Vice President, Communications - on leave until 10 September 2018