Join the movement and find new inspiration.

We have an exciting opportunity as:

Manager Car Configurator and E-Commerce (M/F/D)

at the Kia Europe Headquarters in Frankfurt/Main, Germany.

Kia is a global mobility brand with a vision to create sustainable mobility solutions for consumers, communities, and societies around the world. Founded in 1944, Kia has been building motorcycles, cars and trucks for more than 75 years.

Kia is now spearheading the popularization of electrified and battery electric vehicles, developing a growing range of mobility services while encouraging millions of people to explore the best ways of getting around. Our brand slogan – ‘Movement that inspires’ – reflects our commitment to inspire consumers through our products and services.


Kia Europe is the European sales and manufacturing arm of Kia Corporation. From our headquarters in Frankfurt, Germany, we lead 39 markets across Europe and the Caucasus, employing more than 5,500 persons, including about 3,500 blue collar workers in our state of the art car plant in Zilina, Slovakia.


Our headquarter is home to 37 different nationalities and this diversity is truly inspiring! This means that every day at Kia is an opportunity to learn something new and to grow personally and professionally. The mix of ambitious and dynamic employees from all over the world is the fuel to our success. Do you have what it takes to join our team? We are looking forward to getting to know you!

You will enjoy working with us if you like these things:

  • A pulsating international environment. Our workforce is composed of people from 37 nations.
  • Playing an active and important part in the development of Kia in Europe.
  • Developing new frameworks and solutions.
  • Demanding challenges to which you can creatively contribute.
  • A competitive compensation package; private leasing offer; systematic off and on-the-job training, free staff restaurant, support as concerns Health Management and more.

The Challenges: High - The Job: Great.

1. Your initiative, energy and persistence will ultimately determine your success.

2. You will work in a network of experts in Marketing and other business professionals.

3. You have the spirit that makes us successful.

You are +++ ambitious +++ dynamic +++ flexible +++ optimistic +++ patient +++

Job mission:

Evolve, develop and manage the Pan-European Car Configurator and digital E-Commerce user experience and continuously optimize brand impact and sales conversions in cooperation with European markets.


Your Responsibilities:

Car Configurator Management and Evolution

  •  Manage and evolve the Pan-European Car Configurator optimizing brand impact, user experience and lead conversions
  • Define business requirements, design UI/UX and functionalities across touchpoints (e.g. website, POS, backoffice operations)
  • Design, develop and rollout integrated, connected and interfacing assets, functionalities and systems, such as new 3D engine and data, product & services advisor, car comparison, POS/showroom/AR & VR screen, demo and event applications and E-Commerce functionalities


E-Commerce Management and Evolution with focus on Digital User Experience

  • Support assessing business requirements, developing business cases and select e-commerce platforms/tools and infrastructure
  • Define UI/UX requirements collaborating with markets teams, global headquarter and European stakeholders to develop and roll-out evolved functionalities in the European markets
  • Develop, improve and evolve user experience for new functionalities such as Trade-in tool, Finance Calculator and Application, Stock Management, and ensure holistic integration of new mobility and electrification business models and use cases and adaptation to additional stakeholder needs such as dealers and sales systems, in collaboration with other department



  •  Define & Evolve KPI, monitor and continuously improve performance of Car Configurator and Online Sales Platform based on web analytics, internal data sources, A/B testing and market research to discover new trends and technologies
  • Manage budget, service providers and agencies
  • Monitor, benchmark and include learnings from best practice in Automotive and other sectors and drive innovation

Your talents:

  • University degree (Masters preferred) or equivalent experience in E-Commerce, E-Business or Digital Marketing with E-Commerce certification.  
  • Minimum 6 years work experience in E-Commerce or Digital Marketing with E-Commerce Focus preferably within Marketing department and Automotive sector
  • Solid experience in working in an international environment and with multiple interfaces (company departments & management, subsidiaries, internal and external service providers)
  • Excellent project management and communication skills
  • Ability to assess and define business requirements and transfer them into a successful business case and E-Commerce and Car configurator solutions as well as other functional website tools
  • Solid knowledge about E-Commerce and payment gateway infrastructure and tools as well as agile /scrum methodologies
  • Good knowledge about automotive sales infrastructure and processes
  • Excellent verbal and written English communication skills (Main Language: English; other languages as advantage)
  • Flexibility and ability to adapt in a multicultural/multi-stakeholder and quickly developing environment and working with cross-functional teams
  • Highly performance and results oriented

If you’re interested to become part of our Kia team, please apply via our online portal. We are looking forward to getting to know you.

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