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16 Mar 2022
Job Opportunity: IT Director
IT Director
Our Client
The Luxury That Goes Beyond The Vehicle
Report to
CIO Marketing & Sales Overseas

Job Scope:

Business Enabling

  • Contribute to strategic discussions concerning the company and evaluate alternatives, set up company’s goals and participate in development of ideas for the progress of business with strong IT-connection, represent IT inboard meetings and execute the company strategy

IT Strategy

  • Execute IT strategy based on SEA1 Hub and regional business strategy and global IT strategy (in co-operation with local business, regional business, central/regional IT).
  • Set up an IT roadmap based on the local demand in line with the regional ITS strategy.

IT Budget Planning and Controlling

  • IT budget responsibility for the SEA1 Hub’s IT budget.
  • Ensure achievement of financial objectives (adherence to local, regional and central budget targets).
  • Manage balance between cost optimization/reduction, fulfilment of business requirements, and business risk exposure.

Personal Management

  • Implement definition of roles and responsibilities and ensure continual optimization for SEA1 Hub. Establish and manage the IT-Support organization for business areas.
  • Develop IT organization, manage recruitment, and oversee personnel development (training requirements,career counseling, job rotation, internal communication and motivation, etc.) and set up an environment of leadership based of the Daimler values.
  • Develop career plans for potential employees based on LEAD and make decision on employee compensation.

Demand Management, IT-Project & Portfolio Management, Business Consulting

  • Develop new/enhance existing system landscapes in the markets in context of projects and system release according to Daimler standards.
  • Steer, support, supervise and manage IT projects, groups and committees, ensure periodic reporting.
  • Support and consult processes, IT applications, systems and services with business partner. Responsible for allocating and committing resources to company projects on behalf of IT, balancing and prioritizing business needs.

Sourcing and Supplier Management

  • Define sourcing strategy for the supported systems and services.
  • Manage choice of strategic (long-term) suppliers and ensure agreed standards are adhered to and that service levels are maintained through service level agreements with external providers.
  • Proactively steer the external suppliers (particularly the TAF partner) and ensure, the performance of the supplier is regularly reviewed and discussed.

Information Security and Data Protection

  • Lead the role of the Local Information Security Officer (LISO), head of local information security forum (LISF).
  • Implement, execute and monitor IT Security concepts based on Daimler IT standards

IT Operations

  • Ensure stable, robust and scalable IT-enterprise with consideration of cost-efficiency and cost transparency.
  • Ensure compliant IT operations, adequate application and infrastructure portfolio and IT roadmap based on Daimler standards.
  • Assure that local requirements are implemented in a cost efficient manner by combining central and local services.


  • Minimum Bachelor’s degree in Information Technology or related field.
  • Minimum 5 years’ experience in IT Management (Strategy development, Financial planning, Business requirements, IT Services, SLA, etc.)
  • Experience in lead major IT projects
  • Minimum 10 years’ experience in IT Plan/Build/Run processes.
  • Experience in working and managing multi-cultural team and projects.