Digital Lead for Karnov Group
Karnov Group is looking for a Digital Lead, who will be part of the Digital Transformation business unit, reporting to the Head of Digital Transformation. Digital Transformation in Karnov Group takes ownership of cross organizational collaboration, optimal fit between business objectives and business processes, and finding future products based on emerging and innovative technologies. Digital Transformation spearheads bridging of departments and enables new ways of collaborating with customers and partners.
About Karnov Group
Karnov Group is the leading provider of legal and tax & accounting information services in Denmark and has a solid base in Sweden serving lawyers, legal professionals, tax and accounting experts, and auditors within the public and private sector. Through almost a century Karnov Group has moved from books to online media providing legislation databases and complex workflow tools, supporting the industry’s increasing demands for efficiency, quality, client focus, development, and competitiveness.
Karnov Group has succeeded in the first part of their digital journey, now delivering insights and efficiency to more than 50.000 users, every day.
Karnov Group is founded on one man’s belief that access to the rule of law is the pillar of true democracy, thus being the backbone of our society. After almost 100 years, this belief is still at the core of our organization, and consequently at the core of our work of making the law accessible, shareable, and debatable.
We take pride in continuously challenging the status quo of how professional information drives insight, believing that innovative technologies combined with specialist knowledge will change the way the wider professional community interacts with each other and society.
Karnov Group employs approx. 165 people, distributed by 120 in Copenhagen and 45 in Stockholm. July 2015, Karnov Group was acquired by Five Arrows Principal Investments, part of Rothschild Group.
The Position, Deliverables, and Your Profile
We are looking for a visionary entrepreneur who will lead the way in Karnov Group’s digital journey. You will engage with customers to gain deep insight into behavior and pains, and use that to identify opportunities benefitting our customers. You set direction for dare-to mindset, and it is in your DNA to inspire people around you.
The ideal candidate enjoys collaborating with all departments to catalyze ideation for new ways of identifying and solving our customers’ problems. You will work with:
- monitoring of digital trends
- participation in digital networks
- exploration of new digital areas
- building and presenting prototypes
- inspiring new ways of cross-organizational collaboration
- benchmarking within and outside industry
- innovation/ideation sprints
- client driven development
It is of great importance that you thrive by setting the agenda – always targeting business objectives rooted in improved customer experience.
We expect you to be driven by a hands-on approach and preferably have a passion for several of the following topics for potential deliverables:
- proof of concepts
- coding (basic, any language)
- machine learning
- taxonomy structuring
- virtual reality
- blockchain/smart contracts
The culture in Karnov Group is characterized by diversity, and there are no specific requirements regarding educational background; ideally you have 3-5 years of hands-on experience in co-developing digital services. This can be either from your own business, consultancy, or from client side, preferably your experience derives from a B2B organization.
You naturally challenge status quo while respecting the individual and history. You are ambitious about developing and sharing your deep knowledge of digital products and services, and you have a profound passion for constantly improving customer experience. You seek to get feedback from colleagues and customers early and often to fuel your ambition of bringing value to the customer.
In Karnov Group we are proud to sustain and grow engagement across all departments and job levels. We encourage winning culture and an open mind, while also having fun. You get energy by setting direction and walking the talk, and you are proud to be a role model for true followers. You are motivated by balancing independent work and work within a team with e.g. strong area specialists.
You think strategically and holistically, and you have an excellent understanding of the mechanisms necessary to successfully implement change in a dynamic, sometimes hectic, environment.
You possess excellent communication skills. Fluency in English is necessary. Proficiency in Danish and/or Swedish is a plus.
If you want to learn more about the job or apply for it, you are welcome to contact Jesper Christiansen at cell +45 2020 3736 or via mail: firstname.lastname@example.org
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