Join the movement and find new inspiration.

We have an exciting opportunity as:

Manager IT Solutions (M/F/D)

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

Job Mission:

Join us as Manager IT Solutions in the Digital Channels team, where you will design and deliver high-quality, integrated, and scalable IT solutions using cutting-edge technology and methodologies. The role specifically focuses on the area of connected customer & car, ensuring that data connects across channels, products, and services, to create a seamless customer experience. The role also facilitates the creation of a single view of the customer (CRM) and related analytics.

Your Responsibilities:

  • Partner with Kia business functions to understand business requirements and priorities

  • Translate business requirements and priorities into IT requirements and projects

  • Function as the technical authority in KiaEU for CRM and connected topics

  • Design and implement an integrated CRM ecosystem and operating model in cooperation with business partners and Headquarter IT

  • Contribute to the technical roadmap in the connected customer & car area in cooperation with business partners and Headquarter IT

  • Manage IT projects from ideation through to delivery in line with development standards

  • Manage project and operational IT budgets

  • Continuously identify and promote IT innovation opportunities and process best practices

  • Manage the selection, onboarding and performance of technical implementation partners

Your Profile:

  • Bachelor's degree in Computer Science, Business Administration with IT focus, or a related discipline

  • Sound experience in successful end-to-end IT project delivery (time/budget/quality)

  • Sound knowledge of CRM systems and processes, and data integration/orchestration methodologies

  • Experience with agile methodologies and major software development tools (e.g. Git, Jenkins, Jira, Confluence)

  • Business acumen in terms of business processes and enabling technology

  • Ability to take initiative and work with limited supervision

  • Ability to build trustful relationships with business stakeholders

  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills

  • Ability to adapt quickly to new tasks and challenges in a fast-moving environment

  • Excellent verbal and written English communication skills

  • Good interpersonal skills and multicultural competence

  • Technical team leadership experience is advantageous

Who are we?

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 more than 40 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:

  • A pulsating international environment. Our workforce is composed of people from more than 40 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

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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