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Chief Consultant, Lean and Operational Excellence

Consultant Lean

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We, the department of Lean & Operational Excellence, are looking for an experienced process improvement and operations management professional to join our ranks. Positioned in Danske Bank’s Financial Crime Prevention unit, you would be working alongside like-minded individuals in helping operations managers of all levels of seniority improve the ways they run their teams and their processes.

The Financial Crime Prevention unit of critical importance to Danske Bank today – it is responsible for the majority of bank’s AML agenda and its successful performance is integral to Danske Bank achieving its Better Bank strategy. An operation of this size and scale requires efficient processes and effective managers – and this is where our team comes in.

You will be responsible for working with operations managers in helping them improve the processes with which they run their teams – setting up operations work, capacity management, continuous improvement routines, etc. You will achieve this though training, improvement coaching or being project manager to improvement projects of your own. In some instances, you will be applying predeveloped improvement programs, in others you will be asked to develop solutions from scratch.

Your location will be in Vilnius office, but you might be required to travel periodically to one of Danske Bank offices in Scandinavia or Northern Ireland.

You will:

  • Apply different problem solving methods and associated tools to help leaders grasp the causes of operations problems
  • Help leaders redesign their operations processes to remove waste and improve quality and efficiency
  • Deliver training to improve leaders’ operations management and problem solving capabilities
  • Create and/or tailor improvement programs to account for the different leaders’ levels of maturity and type of work
  • Scope and run a variety of improvement projects
  • Motivate leaders and employees to engage in Lean thinking and adopt a problem solving mind-set

About you:

  • At least 3 years’ experience within Operational Excellence, Lean transformations or Operations Management
  • Proven skill of eliminating waste from processes
  • Good knowledge of structured problem solving, Kata, A3 thinking
  • Training, coaching and mentoring skills
  • Experience from a company with a strong Lean culture would be a strong advantage
  • Change management skills
  • The primary language is English, so you need to have good working proficiency of the language

Looking for an enthusiastic continuous improvement professional to join our team in improving Danske Bank’s financial crime prevention operations!

Konstantinas Kazakovas,

Application period has expired.

If you are interested, please send your CV in English no later than 11.08.2020. Confidentiality guaranteed.

Your title in job contract will be Consultant - Processes, Chief.

Please contact if you have any questions.
Konstantinas Kazakovas
Phone number +370 678 20364