Head of Digital Business Development (w/m/d)

For our Chief Digital Office (CDO) at our Headquarters in Frankfurt, we are looking for a

Head of Digital Business Development (w/m/d)

Your Responsibilities:

  • Developing new digital business models and business segments within the area of intralogistics
  • Developing solutions and technologies (enablers) to support the digital business models of the individual KION brands (e.g. Fleet Management)
  • Assisting the KION brands with the development and introduction of new digital business models
  • Product owner for new KION-wide digital products
  • Coordinating requirements management for new digital products in the new business segments in close coordination with the software development departments
  • Setting up a logistics ecosystem and external partner management as part of the ecosystem
  • Globally managing the KION Group's digital new business development activities
  • Working closely with Corporate Strategy, the Digital Campus, the Invest and Market Intelligence team and the individual brands

Qualifications & Requirements:

  • You will have completed your studies with a focus on economics or technology
  • Proven success in managing complex projects and cross-departmental project teams
  • Experience in implementing a digital solution as the product owner or in establishing a new business model
  • Proven success in generating new digital/software revenue streams (e.g. SaaS) as well an internationally oriented and commercial mindset
  • Experience in cross-departmental collaboration with other teams and external partners as well as in a matrix organization
  • Extensive experience in the areas of business building and business development
  • Persuasiveness, outstanding social skills and empathy, as well as a strong hands-on mentality
  • Intercultural skills and excellent knowledge of English and German
  • A willingness to travel to international KION sites

We offer:

  • A listed company (MDAX) with excellent continued growth potential
  • Comprehensive training within your area of responsibility
  • Exciting opportunities and a friendly working environment
  • Excellent development prospects within the KION Group, in Germany and in other countries
  • An attractive salary and additional social benefits


If you are interested in this interesting and varied position, we look forward to receiving your
application (stating the earliest possible starting date and your salary expectations). If you have any questions, please contact Christine Wallauer at +49 (0) 69 20110 7433. The application link on our KION website will take you to our partner portal, where you can easily upload your documents in just a few minutes.

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