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Developing one of the most efficient heat pumps on the market. And turning the lights on only when needed.
Both count. Both are us.

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


  • In this role you will analyse and articulate the requirements for the governance of IT at Vaillant Group (VG) as well as designing, building and enabling execution of the IT governance framework for VG
  • You ensure that the VG's risk appetite and tolerance is understood, articulated and communicated, and that risks to business value associated with the use of IT are identified and managed
  • You make sure that stakeholders are identified and involved in the IT governance system 
  • Designing the operating model and management system for IT at VG based on the business objectives and other design factors is also part of your tasks
  • You provide a holistic view of the current business and IT environment, the future direction, and the initiatives required to migrate to the desired future environment
  • Additionally, you will establish a common architecture consisting of business process, information, data, application and technology architecture layers
  • Based on our Vaillant values, you will lead and further develop a successful team


  • You have successfully completed your studies (Master or equivalent) in Information Technology or Business Administration 
  • You can already draw on several years of professional experience in managerial positions with focus on global IT Governance and Strategy Planning combined with Project Management practice
  • You are experienced in Digital Strategy and Digital Transformation, and you can fall back on your valuable insights in areas of IT market trends, technology trends and technology landscape
  • You have an excellent understanding of business strategy and can demonstrate that you translate this strategy into an IT strategy and operating model
  • You are an experienced manager and enjoy developing employees in an international environment
  • With your excellent analytical, conceptional, communication and interpersonal skills you act confidently on all levels
  • Your business fluent English skills complete your profile


  • We are part of the solution. Because our highly efficient, environmentally friendly technologies conserve resources and reduce CO2 emissions in the long term.
  • Each employee organizes their home office and office days in coordination with their team. In this way, family and career can be flexibly coordinated with each other 
  • We act out of conviction - so that our customers can use their products effortlessly and communicate easily with Vaillant


Sascha Giel


Vaillant Group

Company:  Vaillant Group Business Services GmbH

Remscheid, DE

Country:  Germany

The Vaillant Group is a global market and technology leader in the fields of heating, ventilation and air-conditioning technology. Join our team of 16,000 colleagues from more than 70 countries who work every day for a better climate – for people at home and the environment. We work on large-scale, innovative and strategic projects. With small, everyday gestures so that we can all play our part. Act global, work global. And become part of a global team. We sell our products in around 60 countries, using ten production and development sites in six European countries, as well as China.

Working for us makes you responsible for the future – your own, and that of our planet. We can offer you excellent conditions.


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