IT-Head of Digital Channels (m/f/d) (General Manager)

Frankfurt am Main Permanent €130,000 - €150,000 per year
  • Fantastic IT role at a multinational automobile manufacturer.
  • You own the IT strategy and roadmap across digital channels.

About Our Client

My client is no longer just a traditional car manufacturer but on its way to becoming a mobility brand and has been advancing the automotive industry for more than 75 years. Today the company is a well-known multinational automobile manufacturer.

I am looking for an IT-Head of Digital Channels (m/f/d) (General Manager) for my client in Frankfurt. You own the IT strategy and roadmap across digital channels. You lead the team to design and deliver high-quality, integrated and scalable IT solutions, using state-of-the-art technology and methodology. You also introduce innovation into the IT landscape to drive business value and competitiveness.

The Digital Channels Europe-IT-Team designs and evolves IT solutions to drive the business in customer-facing, retailer-facing and corporate channels. It ensures that data is connected across channels, products, and services. The team also ensures secure, stable and high-performance IT operations.

Job Description

  • Define and deliver the Digital Channels IT strategy and roadmap in close cooperation with IT leadership and business functions
  • Contribute to the development of the overall EU IT strategy and its operationalization in annual business planning
  • Act as a senior regional IT stakeholder for Headquarter as well as Market IT stakeholders
  • Act as a senior IT advisor / relationship manager for business partners and executive management
  • Act as a senior IT stakeholder for external vendors / implementation partners
  • Develop and deliver medium-term planning, including resourcing and KPIs, to deliver the Digital channels IT portfolio
  • Lead the team members in managing IT projects from ideation through to delivery
  • Ensure that all IT systems in the Digital Channels portfolio are secure, scalable, and maintainable.
  • Identify and promote digital innovations in support of the corporate strategy frameworks
  • Identify and introduce technological and process best practices

The Successful Applicant

  • Degree in Computer Science, Business Administration with IT focus, or a related discipline
  • 10+ years' professional experience in IT solution management
  • Proven track record in defining and delivering strategic IT portfolios in complex environments
  • Proven track record in successfully delivering transformational IT solutions
  • Good understanding of technical trends and innovations in the marketplace
  • Sound experience in business relationship and change management
  • Experience in leading internal and external, multi-cultural and virtual teams
  • Ability to motivate and develop teams to high performance

What's on Offer

  • Competitive salary and company vehicle (electric car)
  • Relocation will also be paid
  • Management responsibility for an established team
  • Excellent working atmosphere in an international team
  • Room for innovative ideas, creative thinking and individual career paths
Daniel Knott
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Job summary

CIO & IT Leadership
CIO & IT Leadership Subsector
Technology Media & Telecoms
Frankfurt am Main
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Daniel Knott
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