I have 13 years of experience working in the cross zone between business improvement and information technology. My role has been in leading positions (line management and project management) with an entrepreneur profile. Key competence areas are strategic and effective use of IT, enterprise architecture, bridging business and IT, transformation leadership and business modeling. Strong experience in...
I have 13 years of experience working in the cross zone between business improvement and information technology. My role has been in leading positions (line management and project management) with an entrepreneur profile. Key competence areas are strategic and effective use of IT, enterprise architecture, bridging business and IT, transformation leadership and business modeling. Strong experience in developing and implementing business/IT roadmaps (processes, architecture and technology), projects and portfolios. Furthermore transform and build businesses to support IT alignment with business models and strategy. My drive comes from challenging the usual way of thinking and moving the business forward to achieve even better results whether that being through the leadership of people, stakeholder management or through spearheading direct implementationHead of Domain Managers and Project Management @ Heading a department of 10 employees (Business Partners, Domain Managers and Project ManagersI in Group IT. From May 2014 to Present (1 year 7 months) Copenhagen Area, DenmarkLead IT Business Partner @ - Identify strategic business and IT trends and provide a coherent view of consolidation possibilities for business capabilities across DONG Energy - Identify key IT activities to strengthen business competitive advantages through mapping business targets and IT services - Tune business architecture to follow principals in target enterprise architecture - Business IT Roadmap (activities that enables realization of Business Strategy) - Shape coherent processes and application landscapes through IT roadmaps - Facilitate architectural transformation, business adjustments and improvements - Facilitate IT Board (executive management – business and IT prioritisations) - Pipeline management, master planning and benefit realisation management - Conduct project idea scoping and business case analysis - Stakeholder and relationship management - IT governance framework (development and implementation) From January 2012 to April 2014 (2 years 4 months) Senior Manager, Head of Architecture & Services @ - Leadership of a function of 20 FTE’s (DK), 8 (PL) and 2 managers in 3 departments (Domain Architecture, Business Analysis and Management Support) - Building up Poland office of solution architects and business analysts - Organizational development to merge cultures, mindsets, work structures and service catalog. Define mission and targets and roles and responsibilities - Develop cross business IT-framework to support business decisions especially on the trading floor and back office processes - Drive architectural transformation and implement reusable and scalable IT solutions - Deliver business analysis and solution design in all project and change activities - Capture, document and improve business processes and introduce LEAN principals - Identify in corporation with internal audit control processes - Pipeline and portfolio management: costs, resource, sourcing and deliverables - Business cases and benefit realization management - Training, coaching and shaping Danish and Polish competences - Supporting executive management teams as well as subject matter groups - Managing all vendor contacts and sourcing - Financial management and controlling From January 2011 to January 2012 (1 year 1 month) Senior Manager, Head of Business Improvement @ - Leadership of a function of 30 FTE’s and 3 managers in 3 departments (Enterprise Architecture, Project Management and Test Management) - Engaging 50-70 external consultants working on strategic business transformation - Head of strategic IT roadmaps with large business impact. Budget responsibility of 50 m€ - chaired by executive management (EVP, CFO, CIO and SVP’s) - Establish enterprise architecture in IT and implement technical roadmaps across all trading activities (trading platform, DW, database external feeds, analytic tools) - Responsible for Energy Markets LEAN programme. - Structure, maintain and develop a portal (modeled in Aris) of business processes, application architecture and data flows - Project management, test management and portfolio management - Manage tender processes and vender contracts - Build up needed new competences in the organization to mature project development culture and architecture skills From November 2006 to December 2010 (4 years 2 months) Supervisor, Trading Systems @ - Leadership of a department of 5 business analysts and project/change managers and 5-10 external consultants - Support the trading floor and risk management areas with IT/business analysis covering all trading environments (Global Energy Decision, K2, and Allegro) - Roll out new book structures, commodities and products - Simplify business processes - Coaching project managers in IT and business development projects - Project manager for larger projects From July 2006 to October 2006 (4 months) Manager, Trading Analysis & IT Development @ - Leadership of a department of 8 business analysts and project managers and 10-20 external consultants (budget responsibilities of 4 m€) - Drive IT transformation through the first maturation of the energy markets - Head of daily markets analysis, trading support to dealers, risk management etc. - Conduct all kinds of analysis, hedge strategies, maintain risk policy etc. - Management reporting to the Supervisory board and board of directors - Programme manager for the strategic business development projects - Define and implement service level agreements - Define and implement change and release management processes - Optimize business- and it processes (business process reengineering) - Develop and executed company strategic IT roadmap programme From January 2002 to July 2006 (4 years 7 months) Senior Finance Controller @ - Project manager on new budget and accounting system for the unified Nordic region (after the merger between Finland, Sweden and Denmark) - Project manager for an intranet based sales platform for industrial customers - Finance controller in accounting and budget related issues From January 2000 to January 2002 (2 years 1 month) Power Trading Controller @ - Leading daily Back Office operation for Power Trading department - Project manager for energy development projects financed by the Energy Ministry From January 1999 to January 2000 (1 year 1 month) Energy Advisor @ - Leading Integrated Resource Planning and Demand Side Management 1997 - Developing a model to calculate the impact of energy saving advise - Energy advisor for retail customers From January 1994 to January 1999 (5 years 1 month) Mobilizing people, mobilizing your business, mobilizing responsible leadership @ IMD (International Institute for Management Development) - Business Programs From 2008 to 2009 Master of Science (M.Sc.), Information Technology and Management Accounting @ Copenhagen Business School From 2000 to 2004 Bachelor of Science (B.Sc.), Global Nutrition and Health @ Suhr's Seminarium From 1990 to 1994 Maria Kristensen is skilled in: Business Analysis, Risk Management, Project Portfolio Management, Project Management, Business Process, Strategy, Business Strategy, Management, Enterprise Architecture, Stakeholder Management, Analysis, Project Delivery, Trading, Business Transformation, Business Development
Head of Domain Managers and Project Management
May 2014 to Present
Copenhagen Area, Denmark
Lead IT Business Partner
January 2012 to April 2014
Senior Manager, Head of Architecture & Services
January 2011 to January 2012
Senior Manager, Head of Business Improvement
November 2006 to December 2010
Supervisor, Trading Systems
July 2006 to October 2006
Manager, Trading Analysis & IT Development
January 2002 to July 2006
Senior Finance Controller
January 2000 to January 2002
Power Trading Controller
January 1999 to January 2000
January 1994 to January 1999
IMD (International Institute for Management Development) - Business Programs
Mobilizing people mobilizing your business mobilizing responsible leadership
2008 to 2009
Copenhagen Business School
Master of Science (M.Sc.) Information Technology and Management Accounting
2000 to 2004
Bachelor of Science (B.Sc.) Global Nutrition and Health
1990 to 1994
What company does Maria Kristensen work for?
Maria Kristensen works for SimCorp
What is Maria Kristensen's role at SimCorp?
Maria Kristensen is Head of Domain Managers and Project Management
What industry does Maria Kristensen work in?
Maria Kristensen works in the Computer Software industry.
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