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Area Digital Europe Manager (f/m/d)

The Digital Business Solutions team ensures that IT products and services are matched to the needs of our global business. We ensure that consistent systems can be used at all our locations to secure our operational efficiency and outstanding customer service. Working to energize and focus the delivery teams, we provide strategic direction and roadmaps for all solutions. Representing the business, we focus on engagement in countries, regions, and group function level.

Our team within the Business Solutions department is representing the Group function Digital on area level, acting as a trusted advisor for the countries in developing and executing their local Digital strategy in alignment with the global vision. In regular exchange with various stakeholders, we ensure that Digital serves as a catalyst for innovation within the business, while maintaining a balanced expectation management.

Your next challenge

We are currently looking for a skilled and motivated professional to fill the position of Area Digital Europe Manager within our team. In this role, you will facilitate and refine the IT strategic planning process, collaborating on a frequent basis with local IT departments across European nations to ensure alignment with the global Digital strategy. Your role will be central to build partnerships with various Digital and Group Functions to identify and initiate strategic initiatives, guiding them from start to successful implementation.

As the Area Manager, you'll oversee our suite of digital products and services, requiring you to build and sustain robust relationships across the organizational and with stakeholders on all hierarchical levels. Therefore, we are seeking a candidate who excels in communication, possesses a broad understanding of IT and business, and is solution-oriented to effectively overcome challenges while managing customer expectations.

Your profile

Skills and competences
  • Effective in communicating and teaming up with colleagues and customers
  • Strong intercultural competence with a high commitment to customer satisfaction
  • Ability to understand business goals and tackle challenges with creative solutions
  • Willingness to step up and guide others in projects or new initiatives
  • Ability to keep track of regional demands to help plan and prioritize effectively
  • Skilled at balancing expectations, particularly when resources are tight
  • Have a high affinity for innovation and ability to understand technology concepts quickly

Experience and education

  • A proven track record within IT ideally educated to a degree level
  • A proven ability to manage business stakeholders
  • A proven ability to ensure IT delivery is focused on adding business value

Further requirements

  • Fluent in English; knowledge in German or other languages would be an advantage
  • Open mindset – passionate, creative, and proactive
  • Be comfortable working with all levels of staff from operations to management
  • Willingness to travel nationally and internationally

Our offer

We are convinced that only those who successfully realize their personal goals can also fully contribute professionally. That's why we offer you attractive benefits, such as:

  • Flexible working time models with up to 50% remote working within Germany
  • 30 vacation days plus additional special vacation days
  • Attractive compensation with profit share/bonus, Christmas and vacation payment
  • Multiple learning & development options: support of job-related further training, E-campus, various technical and leadership development programs
  • JobTicket, JobBike and further special conditions and discounts for e.g. gyms
  • Company fitness room, various sports classes, health and prevention campaigns
  • Individual onboarding with buddy program as well as various networking initiatives (Network of Women, International Network etc.)
  • Modern headquarters next to the river Neckar with ergonomic workplaces and height-adjustable desks
  • Canteen with discounted and healthy meals
  • Bicycle and underground parking with charging stations - for e-bike and car

...and much more.

We look forward to receiving your online application!

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Job description

  • Professional

    Entry level

  • Heidelberg, Germany


  • Full time


  • IT/Digital Transformation


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Luca Gramlich
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