Head of Data Governance (m/f/x)

Munich or Oberkochen

Thrive on innovation at a global technology leader. Develop exciting solutions in a diverse, stable work environment that’s focused on the future. Join us in a modern work environment with an open and inspiring culture and colleagues.

The Digital Innovation Partners unit based in Munich, Oberkochen and Jena is realizing cutting-edge customer-centric digital solutions jointly with the Segments of the ZEISS Group.

Your role at ZEISS Digital:

You will play a crucial role in shaping the future of Data Governance and actively contribute to the success of the digital transformation at ZEISS. In this challenging function, you will help our business units to quickly assess opportunities and to focus their efforts on the most promising ideas. You will shape these ideas from inception to launch working closely together in joint, co-located projects with the ZEISS business units as well as our Design & Insights and Architecture & Engineering functions at the Digital Innovation Partners. You will define the cornerstones of scalable digital solutions to provide a superior customer experience and ensure their organizational implementation together with our business units. With your fellow colleagues, you will build our capability to stay on top of digital innovation and make sure that decisions regarding the use of data are made in the interest of ZEISS as well as our customers.

You have:

  • An excellent university degree, preferably in business, natural sciences, or engineering, paired with a passion for both digital technologies and ZEISS’ products and markets
  • Experience and tech understanding with regards to data governance / data architecture / data management / data analytics topics as well as understanding of related frameworks like DAMA
  • Project management experience and the ability to drive topics as well as
  • Ability to develop concepts, structure them and document them in an easy to understand format
  • Experience and good knowledge of relevant environments like SAP S4/HANA, MDG and Cloud Platforms (Azure and/or AWS/ GCP)
  • Rather outgoing personality that reaches out to stakeholders internally and externally and can convey rules / definitions
  • Strong communication skills paired with empathy to easily navigate corporate as well as navigate managerial / business as well as tech environments
  • Fluent English and advanced German language skills
  • An existing network of experts in that area and the capability to build-up new networks internally to jointly derive requirements for the target picture is considered a strong plus
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.

Join us today. Inspire people tomorrow.

Diversity is a part of ZEISS. We look forward to receiving your application regardless of gender, nationality, ethnic and social origin, religion, philosophy of life, disability, age, sexual orientation or identity.

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Anna Dollhofer
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