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

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

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

Your Responsibilities:

  • Developing the global CDO strategies for the Digitalization, Mobile Automation, KION Group IT and Software departments in close coordination with the brands, Software Development, New Business Development and Corporate Strategy
  • Ensuring that the individual functional strategies are implemented within the CDO department
  • Jointly implementing the digital strategy together with the individual business units
  • Establishing KION-wide governance for the development of the CDO organization
  • Setting up a KPI system for monitoring the individual functional strategies and the KION-wide digital transformation process
  • Setting up a strategic partner management system for collaborative projects with companies, research institutes and universities
  • Designing the structure of the CDO budget process
  • Organizing and leading the CDO governance meetings

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
  • Experience in cross-departmental collaboration with other teams and external partners as well as in a matrix organization
  • Experience in a consulting firm is an advantage
  • Ability to implement projects and keep moving them forward
  • Persuasiveness, outstanding social skills and empathy, as well as a strong hands-on mentality
  • Systematic, structured and pragmatic working style as well as an extremely strategic way of thinking
  • 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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