Head of SI GridSW Information Technology (f/m/d)

Job Description

Who designs your future? You do.

Are you looking for a career where you can showcase your passion for innovation and digitalization, your adaptive leadership style, and your networking power in an ecosystem of customers, partners and providers? Then look to Siemens!

We are accelerating and securing the energy transition sustainably and profitably.

Siemens Smart Infrastructure Grid Software enables grid operators as well as industry and infrastructure companies to accelerate and secure the energy transition in a sustainable and profitable way. Grid Software believes that the key for the transformation in the energy system is clearly seamlessly integrated software.
Grid Software connects the physical and the digital world with an integrated OT and IT landscape along the entire value chain from planning through operations to maintenance – following its design principles of modularity, openness, user-centricity, interoperability, and resilience.

The net zero challenge is driving a fundamental change in energy generation and consumption, with a seven-fold increase in DER installations projected by 2030. This groundbreaking transformation of the energy sector, characterized by a bi-directional power flow from intermittent renewable energy resources and new consumption patterns, results in enormous complexity. 

Our bigger purpose? We believe that software is the key to turn these challenges into opportunities.

Are you passionate about creating new possibilities?

In our newly formed fast-growing business, we are looking for people with the skills and vision to build an energy-efficient and decarbonized future to support a more sustainable environment. Join our team, get inspired, and help us re-imagine the world!

Change the world of tomorrow with us.

We Create Environments that Care & We invite you to join us!
The Opportunity:
  • In your role as trusted member of BU Leadership Team and SI IT Leadership Team, you are responsible for all global end-to-end IT Projects, Services and IT Infrastructure worldwide. You will use your sound IT, technology and business background to drive innovation and build an overarching IT vision in alignment with SI IT strategy. You will be a partner to SI GridSW business leaders to identify and deliver IT solutions to the best support and optimize business processes and drive business value. You will lead suppliers/resources and portfolio elements. You will report to the Head Finance of SI GridSW and functionally to the Head of SI IT.
  • You will be a key player to increase business value through using IT; to drive productivity by identifying and promoting secure and innovative IT solutions that the best support and optimize business processes managing IT budget, portfolio and service quality in a complex environment.
  • You will use your strategic and networking skills to set up new and innovative IT Services for SI GridSW, as well as define and implement IT Projects in an ecosystem of customers, partners and providers.
  • You will provide inputs to ensure IT Strategy to be aligned with the business needs and in support of Business Strategy.
  • You will ensure that SI IT services and projects are as local as necessary and as global as possible by using your strong stakeholder management capabilities and rich experience in Change Management.
  • You provide direction to your team and stakeholders by ensuring IT solutions comply to cybersecurity and IT requirements and follow SI global IT strategy.
  • You understand, measure, drive and report customer satisfaction from senior/key stakeholder perspective.
  • You create a culture of trust and belonging by making people development, collaboration and diversity as priority.
Who are we looking for?
  • You bring with you an university degree in IT or similar with above 10 years experience in IT Management or Digital Transformation roles, and leadership experience in an international environment in lieu of degree.
  • You have had the chance to gain international experience outside of your home country, strong intercultural sensitivity and ability to work with teams and stakeholders around the globe.
  • Furthermore, you are able to use a broad variety of leadership skills and styles in an international environment.
  • Considering a high number of internal and external contacts required to effectively carry out this role, highly effective stakeholder management, networking and collaboration as well as communication skills are key.
  • You have clear vision on the IT development trend, effective communication and strong interpersonal skills, with capacity to interact with all levels in the organization, strong analytical skills with framework to process complicated issues.
  • You have strong entrepreneurial competencies, the ability to drive innovation and tenacity to follow through by developing and executing strategic plans.
  • Fluency in English is key – additional languages are a plus.
What we offer. 
  • We live up to a culture of team spirit, trust and mutual respect, a culture that celebrates diversity and inclusion with various backgrounds, nationalities, expertise, and mindsets.
  • You are encouraged to shape your personal development. Siemens offers flexible ways of working and we care for each other’s well-being. It is our priority to enable you to stay resilient and relevant in a permanently changing world.
  • We offer a collaborative and caring environment with strong focus on life-long learning, result-based recognition, and competitive benefit options: 
    • 2 to 3 days of mobile working per week as a future global standard
    • Attractive remuneration package
    • Development opportunities for both personal and professional growth 
    • 30 leave days and a variety of flexible working models that allow time off for yourself and your family 
    • Share matching programs to become a shareholder of Siemens AG
    • Broad range of wellbeing offerings
    • Find more benefits here
Individual benefits are adapted to meet local legal regulations, the requirements of different job profiles, locations, and individual preferences. 

Are you Ready to Transform the Everyday?

Make your mark in our exciting world at Siemens.

The opportunity to work with innovative and modern technologies - products and services in the field of electrification, automation and digitalization. A working atmosphere and culture based on trust, responsibility and respect. 
We value the fact that our employees are individuals and have different preferences and needs. If we all thought the same way, we would never come up with anything new! That is why we recruit exceptional minds from all walks of life. We strive to promote our culture of diversity, equality and inclusion. We encourage applications from a diverse talent pool and are happy to provide opportunities to discuss flexibility and reasonable adjustment requirements. Many of our teams work effectively in a virtual environment, which gives us the opportunity to offer you more flexibility with your schedule. 

As an equal-opportunity employer we are happy to consider applications from individuals with disabilities. - if you would like to find out more about jobs & careers at Siemens.

FAQ - if you need further information on the application process.

Organization: Smart Infrastructure

Company: Siemens AG

Experience Level: Experienced Professional

Full / Part time: Either

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