Due to the strong growth and expansion of one of our international clients, we are seeking for an entrepreneurial leader for a world-renowned retailer in the role of «Chief Information Officer».

You will be responsible for all technology in the context of international growth and digitalization, ensuring that the IT-Strategy meets the Growth-Case. In doing so, you will dedicate yourself to the following areas of responsibility:

Your mission

  • Multi-level Leadership and Management team of 25 employees which will expand its size in due time
  • Develop and implement an overall IT, Security and Internal tools strategy that aligns with the company’s strategy
  • Accountable for Business Solution Architecture, Delivery and Support
  • Establish Operational Availability of Technology Infrastructure and Support
  • Increase Time to “Market“ (Speed of delivery, flexibility)
  • Enable diligent Execution and agile Delivery
  • Enforced Global Standardization and Harmonization
  • Manage and coach the IT team
  • Manage and maximize partnership with external providers

We are looking for someone exceptional who is driven to make a real impact.

Requirements and Qualifications

  • Master´s degree in Computer Science or other relevant discipline
  • 5+ years’ experience in a similar tech leadership role
  • Globally accomplished, intercultural experienced entrepreneurial Executive
  • Holistic and strategic thought leader with focus on operational excellence and enabling continuous business transformation with just the right mix of information technology
  • An expert of Global ERP Orchestration
  • Strong Commercial Business Focus
  • Driving End-to-End Process Thinking
  • Strong ability to derive customer requirements in a dynamic environment and capable of driving Growth Case
  • Strong organizational skills and pragmatism with the ability to anticipate solutions
  • Fluent in German and English

Attitude and Motivation

  • You are highly motivated, and you have real drive to succeed and make things happen
  • Results orientated with a competitive drive and energy to deliver
  • Not just a service provider but a true business partner in forward thinking, commercially agile organization
  • A leader in thought, striving to not just be the technology expert, but also think outside the box and drive innovation
  • A forward-thinking leader with a customer-centred approach and cross-business line mindset

Are you interested in participating in this success story? We look forward to receiving your informative documents at barbara.wieser@digitalheads.ch. For further information, please contact Barbara Wieser at any time.

«Chief Information Officer»