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Head of IT Strategy & Governance (m/f/d)

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Date: 07-Jan-2019

Location: Remscheid (Headquarters), DE, 42859

Company: Vaillant Group

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Head of IT Strategy & Governance (m/f/d)
Vaillant Group Business Services GmbH | Remscheid | Germany


  • You work closely with the Group Director IT in providing technology vision and direction for the IT enterprise architecture and provide broad insight to IT domains and capabilities in support of enterprisewide business decisions
  • You are responsible for driving focus and prioritization within the IT organization through establishing strategic planning and governance principles and processes
  • You direct risk evaluation and compliance management processes that are related to IT
  • You translate and drive professional IT management frameworks and standards into Vaillant IT
  • You are responsible for developing and managing strategic vendor and partnership relationships for vendors that are providing products and services across the IT domains
  • You are responsible for quality management and test management and may oversee IT workforce management, including the sourcing, training and development of staff


  • You have successfully completed your studies in informatics, business informatics or equivalent and ideally a PhD in informatics or a MBA in business informatics or business studies
  • You bring along at least 10 years of experience in global IT strategy planning, project management practise and leadership of large teams
  • You have knowledge of contracting, negotiation and change management as well as information technology, computer systems and software
  • You practise modern development methods and have the ability to manage the entire spectrum of information technology operations as well as experience with implementation of information technology integrations in a large company
  • You have excellent analytical skills and fluent business English skills
  • Own initiative, motivation, global thinking and mindset as well as entrepreneurial thinking complete your profile


  • “My manager is not only my boss, but first and foremost my coach.”
  • “Very good working atmosphere. Meaningful development opportunities.”
  • “Innovative thinking: many research projects with universities, companies and the country/EU.”




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