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In a spacious modern setting full of opportunities for further development, ZEISS employees work in a place where expert knowledge and team spirit reign supreme. All of this is supported by a special ownership structure and the long-term goal of the Carl Zeiss Foundation: to bring science and society into the future together.

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About us

At Zeiss Digital Partners (ZDP), we have a clear goal: Enabling and accelerating the digital transformation of ZEISS @speed and @scale. We develop digital solutions jointly with the ZEISS business units and accelerating innovation that delivers a future value for our customers and our company.

Digital Business Innovation within ZDP is a cross-functional team building digital solutions and business models as well as driving strategic digital programs. We apply customer-centric methodologies like Design Thinking and Voice of the Customer and combine those with our business and strategy acumen.

Join us as a Project Manager to shape and contribute towards the success of the digital transformation at ZEISS.

Your Role

  • Lead innovation projects as well as teams to identify and define cutting-edge digital solutions to drive business value for ZEISS

  • Identify and define the value propositions and key functionalities that add value to our customers and ZEISS

  • Create (ecosystem) business models, evaluate the market potential of ideas and create sound business cases

  • In an agile setup, steer cross-functional teams, including other ZEISS Digital Partners & ZEISS business units, in implementation projects and workstreams

  • Design and implement the necessary processes and structures that guarantee the long-term success of the solutions

  • Drive strategic digital transformation projects that define and strengthen our future digital ecosystem success

  • University degree from a Tier 1 University, preferably in natural sciences, engineering, informatics or business

  • 3-4 years of experience, preferably in digital transformation, innovation or product management for digital solutions in B2B industry or in top management consulting

  • Track record of successfully leading (sub-)projects using agile methodology in a consulting set up

  • Sound understanding of the digital economy and data-enabled business models paired with a passion for ZEISS’ products and markets

  • Strong communication skills and the empathy to easily communicate with people from diverse backgrounds

  • Fluency in English and German


  • We experience the best of both worlds: Agile and fast working mode in a corporate environment

  • We have modern office spaces creating an open and collaborative environment

  • We are an open-minded team with a strong team spirit

  • Munich based permanent job with 40-60% hybrid work option

  • We live a flat hierarchy and empower individuals

  • We make an impact within and beyond ZEISS