You want to make a difference? Then you’ve come to the right place. We are the KION Group and at home in the world of intralogistics. Our 41,000 employees make the difference and make us what we are: the largest manufacturer of forklift trucks and warehouse trucks in Europe and also one of the world’s leading suppliers of warehouse automation. Across more than 100 countries worldwide, our solutions improve the flow of material and information within factories, warehouses, and distribution centers.

Our success is based on the skills and commitment of our employees. That’s why we offer you interesting job opportunities and exciting career prospects in an innovative and future-oriented growth industry.

Head of IT Business Partnering & Projects (m/w/d)

Location: Frankfurt am Main

  • Own the global IT Business Partnering function across all KION Group Operating Units and Group Functions
  • Shape and continuously evolve the way of IT Customer Relationship Management for KION Group IT by following the defined “seat-at-the-table” business partnering strategy and based on the freshly harmonized IT Service Portfolio
  • Lead your global IT Business Partner team to work closely with business stakeholders to translate strategic IT needs into a prioritized IT project portfolio
  • Own the global IT project portfolio and enable your global team of IT Project Managers to deliver the exptected results in-time, in-cost, an in-quality
  • Provide and continuously develop the required IT project management services including the KION Group IT project methodology (for waterfall, agile, and hybrid scenarios), IT controlling services and PMO support
  • Actively drive continuous alignment with your peers (regional IT directors and other members of the global IT Management Team) to deliver the defined IT strategic roadmap
  • Provide leadership, coaching, and development to your global team

  • Bachelor’s or Master’s degree in Computer Science, Information Technology, or a related field
  • 15+ years of experience in IT management, incl. IT business partnering in complex and globally acting organizations
  • 10+ years of progressive disciplinary leadership responsibilities within Information Technology, or a related field
  • Very strong business process understanding and transformation skills (ideally in manufacturing business)
  • Strong project management skills, with the ability to prioritize and steer multi-dimensional IT project portfolios
  • Excellent communication, leadership, and stakeholder management skills up to Executive Board level
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced, global environment.
  • Experience to steer cross-functional teams, including internal and external resources
  • Very good English and German language skills as well as a willingness to travel

  • A company with a bright future: As a listed M-Dax company, we already employ more than 42,000 people in over 100 countries and are thus significantly driving the future of intralogistics while pursuing a clear sustainability strategy 
  • Moving forward together: Standardised and documented feedback process with international career opportunities and individual training opportunities  
  • Individual benefits: Modern IT equipment (also for the home office) & mobile devices, Employee Assistance Programme – holistic support programme for individual crisis situations, option to lease a company bike, exclusive benefits/discounts for employees
  • Our basics: Attractive base salary and bonus package with short-term incentive (STI) and three-year long-term incentive (LTI), company car for private use or car allowance, individual pension commitment, accident insurance, regular medical check-ups, flexible working hours, option to work from home on a regular basis, car park in the office building, canteen