Head (f/m/d) of Applications & Digitalization for Export Control & Customs (ECC)

Job Description

Do you want to help create the future of healthcare? Our name, Siemens Healthineers, was selected to honor our people who dedicate their energy and passion to this cause. It reflects their pioneering spirit combined with our long history of engineering in the ever-evolving healthcare industry.

We offer you a flexible and dynamic environment with opportunities to go beyond your comfort zone in order to grow personally and professionally. Sound interesting?

Then come and join our global team as Head (f/m/d) of Applications & Digitalization (AD) for Export Control & Customs (ECC) to ensure export control compliance through best possible ECC tools and processes within our Siemens Healthineers landscape and help us to ensure export control compliance for every cross-border transaction. You manage the international ECC AD Team (currently 5 in Germany, 3 USA) as expert, manager, leader, and coach. The functional teams and projects are highly international and separately staffed.

Choose the best place for your work – Within the scope of this position, it is possible, in consultation with your manager, to work mobile (within Germany) up to an average of 60% of your working hours.

Your tasks and responsibilities:

  • As part of our ECC leadership team, you will advise, manage, and support in digitalization demands, changes and challenges in environments, relevant to export control and customs
  • You transfer your extensive information technology knowledge combined with deepest export control and customs knowledge to interdisciplinary teams and find reliable, performant and customer-oriented solutions
  • You are responsible to develop and further refine the global trade application and digitalization strategy -including their execution- and for the formulation of directions, guiding principles, priorities as well as changes in accordance with the ECC strategy
  • You make the organization aware of our ECC information technology strategy, related realization projects, targeted outcomes, and its reasons
  • You oversee and manage -contractual- relationships with Siemens Healthineers internal and external service providers
  • You ensure ECC interests and demands with regard to efficiency and global trade compliance within strategic Siemens Healthineers IT refinement and rollout projects around the globe
  • You are responsible for the development of harmonized "best practice" processes, with the focus on ECC specific responsibilities and their implementation into our IT and SAP landscape, in cooperation with the required internal and external stakeholder
  • You are responsible to manage, refine and eventually replace our already established IT solutions, to support ECC demands best, including the consideration of all relevant export control obligations – globally
  • You are responsible to manage demand-, improvement- and change requests from our ECC-internal and -external stakeholders
  • You are responsible for the conception and execution of trainings related to your area of responsibility

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Your qualifications and experience:

  • You have a degree with focus on IT, Business Administration, Law, International Trade or similar
  • You are an experienced professional in international trade-, export control- and customs environments
  • Furthermore, you have several years of extensive leadership experience in large international IT and/or organizational optimization projects (definition-, initiation, execution & closure phase)
  • You have a deep understanding of IT landscapes and related SAP, PLM & SCM processes as well as risk management and global trade know how
  • You have deep technical knowledge in key areas such as system integration and workflow management and business process engineering

Your attributes and skills:

  • To establish, maintain and innovate our global trade technology you need analytical and solution-oriented thinking and be ready to challenge existing processes and patterns
  • To manage our global internal and external budgets familiarity with budgeting and IT financials including good negotiating skills is necessary
  • You have an excellent written and verbal command of English and ideally also German
  • You are ready to drive, speak up and escalate any critical topics on IT and trade compliance side
  • You show strong communication and collaboration skills on all organizational levels
  • You are a role model and leader to organize, encourage and motivate your disciplinary and functional team members

Our global team:

Siemens Healthineers is a leading global medical technology company. 68,000 dedicated colleagues in over 70 countries are driven to shape the future of healthcare. An estimated 5 million patients across the globe benefit every day from our innovative technologies and services in the areas of diagnostic and therapeutic imaging, laboratory diagnostics and molecular medicine, as well as digital health and enterprise services.

Our culture:

Our culture embraces different perspectives, open debate, and the will to challenge convention. Change is a constant aspect of our work. We aspire to lead the change in our industry rather than just react to it. That’s why we invite you to take on new challenges, test your ideas, and celebrate success.

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As an equal opportunity employer, we welcome applications from individuals with disabilities.

Wish to find out more before applying? Contact us: +49 (9131) / 17 – 1717, if you wish to discuss any initial questions with our recruitment team. The contact person handling this job ad is 
Petra Hübener.

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Siemens Healthineers Germany was awarded the Great Place to Work® certificate.

Organization: Siemens Healthineers

Company: Siemens Healthcare GmbH

Experience Level: Experienced Professional

Full / Part time: Full-time

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