Head of Global IT (f/m/d)

We are looking for a competent IT specialist who, together with an international team, will accompany the further development of the entire company in an implementation-oriented manner.


Our client is a traditional engineering and production company based in South Germany that has earned an excellent reputation with high quality standards. Embedded in a very solid and financially healthy industrial group, it offers their successful employees a wide range of opportunities for further development.


A high degree of innovation paired with distinctive technical know-how, creative intelligence and an excellent team spirit are the core elements of the corporate culture. This mixture allows our client to achieve a high standard quality and to respond precisely to the requirements of their customers.

Main functions

  • Continuation and constant adjustment / optimization of the IT strategy and its implementation
  • Operation of the entire IT infrastructure with maximum availability and simultaneous optimization of costs
  • Offering modern applications (“apps”) for all processes in the operational areas of the division
  • Checking of standards, especially for CAD, CAQ and CAM software as global platforms
  • Management and/or monitoring of the central IT projects and integration of new companies (parts) into the existing IT infrastructure




Ideally a degree in computer science or similar



  • Sound knowledge of a global IT structure/ Broad knowledge of current IT topics
  • Understanding of value and cost drivers in the IT environment
  • IT infrastructure and system support, server structures and cloud solutions
  • ERP System, Oracle JDEdwards Enterprise One
  • CAx processes Develop and set up structures; Check software solutions for fit
  • Cyber ​​Security Protection of the IT infrastructure



  • Confident handling of C-level functions
  • Ability to „translate“ IT issues for line management
  • Negotiation skills, e.g. towards software suppliers
  • Several years of management experience, also internationally and across management levels
  • Budget responsibility
  • English and German languages business fluent

If we have aroused your interest and you would like to find out more about this exceptional vacancy, please reach out by email: gk@circle-mi.ch


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