Vice President IT Innovation Center (f/m)

Are you willing to take leadership to define and drive execution of an overall strategic innovation approach of a truly global firm?

 

Your Responsibilities

  • Build and lead an IT Innovation organization (software and products) on a global level (globally distributed team of more than 100 staff members)
  • Act as a trusted advisor, main contact and consultant to key customers, top management and key stakeholders internally and externally
  • Develop the way of working (e.g. scrum, fail-fast) and apply strategies for skill & resource management
  • Act as the integral element of a new end-to-end value creation in a global firm
  • Staff and lead innovation projects according to prioritization done
  • Communicate and market your innovation projects and results internally and externally

 

Your Profile

  • University degree, ideally in one of the following fields: business administration, business information systems, technology, economics or similar qualification
  • Comprehensive expert knowledge with more than 10 years of leadership experience in software development or product development
  • Strong leadership skills and successful track record in building and developing high performing teams
  • Ability to lead teams of 100+ employees globally
  • Strong drive for execution, ability to involve and align highly independent decision makers
  • Intercultural skills through and/or international project work track record
  • Strong track record working in virtual settings across globally distributed teams combined with an agile & collaborative leadership style
  • Results-driven and pragmatic
  • Fluent English and fluent German is mandatory for this role
  • The position requires frequent international travels (> 25%)

 

Please send your resume and a short motivation letter to info@headfinders.com and indicate your salary expectations as well as your notice period.