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Head of Global HR IT (*)

Your tasks

Join DB Schenker's Global Technology, Architecture and Cross-Functional IT team. We are responsible for DB Schenker Technology Management, Global Enterprise Architecture and Information Management, Internal Digitalization, IT for Schenker Global Business Services, Global HR IT, Global Finance IT and the management of cross functional demands and projects.
We are looking forward to you taking over the responsibility for our Global HT IT applications and devel-opments.
The Head of Global HR IT is responsible for the support, optimization and further development of the global HR IT systems at DB Schenker and the implementation of the HR digitalization strategy. He / she is responsible for the management of an IT project portfolio within HR IT and ensures the effective usage of available technologies and systems to improve process efficiency.
Your Tasks:
  • Responsible for the global HR IT applications and project portfolio
  • Responsible for the implementation of the HR digitalization strategy
  • Performing all IT activities and duties in the area of responsibility in accordance with all relevant legal requirements, SOPs, guidelines, rules of procedure, by-laws and compliance rules
  • Full responsibility for all services, employees and costs within her/ his organizational unit (team)
  • Plans & monitors all costs related to his/ her organizational unit
  • Responsible for the development and management of larger (project) teams, consisting of several team leads and employees
  • Provides input to the business technology, financial and human resources planning on department level
  • Works with business partners to understand and anticipate business needs
  • Provides high-quality services at optimal cost to customers
  • Manages improvement processes that impact customer satisfaction, IT efficiency and IT effective-ness within area of responsibility
  • Anticipates and analyzes trends in technology, assessing the impact of emerging technologies on the business and services
  • Implements strategic IT application portfolio and global processes & standards
  • Plans and manages the change by using change management tools, processes and techniques
  • Identifies the roles, skills and knowledge required
  • Establishes measurable individual and team objectives that are aligned with Global Technology, Architecture and Cross-Functional IT goals


Your Requirements:
  • Study to university degree level (computer science, business administration or related disciplines)
  • Strong knowledge and experience in HR IT
  • Knowledge of HCM systems like SAP SuccessFactors, Workday of Oracle Fusion
  • Knowledge of HR processes and procedures preferred
  • Several years of relevant work experience
  • Experience in identifying process improvements and beneficial usage of new technological devel-opments
  • Strong business and system acumen
  • Good understanding of project and application life cycles
  • Strong customer service orientation
  • Strong self-initiative and excellent analytical skills
  • Fluency in written and spoken English
  • Willingness to travel (internationally)

Our offer

At DB Schenker, you are part of a global logistics network that connects the world. A network that allows you to shape your career by encouraging you to contribute and truly make a difference. With more than 76,000 colleagues worldwide, we welcome diversity and thrive on individual backgrounds, perspectives and skills. Together as one team, we are Here to move.


Do you have any further questions?
Do not hesitate to contact us.
We look forward to receiving your email!

Schenker AG
Kruppstraße 4
45128 Essen

* Equal Opportunity Employer: at DB Schenker we are proud of our diverse workforce and we are committed in enhancing it further. Therefore, we welcome all applicants, regardless of gender, age, disability, nationality, religion or sexual orientation.

Job Details


Head of Global HR IT (*)




Schenker AG Head Office


Essen, Nordrhein-Westfalen


Jun 21, 2020