HEAD OF IT (all genders)

and lead the IT department strategically and operationally.

Your responsibilities:

  • Develop and implement the IT strategy, align with business goals, and identify opportunities for innovation
  • Overseeing the design, implementation, and maintenance of the technology infrastructure, including networks, servers, data centers, cloud services at our offices and on tugs
  • Managing the development, deployment, and maintenance of software applications to meet business requirements and improve operational efficiency
  • Establishing and enforcing IT governance policies, managing risks, and ensuring compliance with standards and regulations
  • Overseeing data governance, data quality, and data security, and enhance the use of data analytics for informed decision-making
  • Protect the IT infrastructure from cyber-attacks and assess on cyber risks on a regular basis
  • Establish and maintain relationships with technology vendors and negotiate services and contracts
  • Provide leadership and development opportunities for the IT team, fostering their growth and ensuring their ability to meet organizational objectives

What we are looking for:

  • Master’s degree in computer science or comparable with multiple years of work experience in similar position
  • Profound understanding of current and emerging technologies relevant to the organization. This includes knowledge of IT infrastructure, software development, data management, cyber security, and cloud computing
  • Solid understanding of the company’s industry and in-depth knowledge of the key business and administrative processes
  • Strong leadership, decision-making, and motivational skills
  • Analytical and strategic thinking
  • Open to embrace new technologies and approaches to drive innovation and digital transformation with proven project- and change management skills
  • Effective communication and collaboration skills, with excellent interpersonal skills
  • Assertive and result oriented personality
  • German and English fluently (oral/written)

What we offer:

  • Secure and unlimited workplace in the maritime industry
  • Based in the city center of Hamburg / Germany
  • Attractive remuneration including additional benefits
  • Great scope for creativity
  • Appreciative and multicultural working environment
  • Possibility of mobile work
  • Job-bike

At the FAIRPLAY TOWAGE GROUP, we value diversity and therefore welcome all applications – regardless of gender, age, nationality, ethnic and social origin, sexual orientation, or religious beliefs. That’s why we consciously promote equal opportunities and cooperation in out teams. Applications from people with disabilities will be given preference if they are of equal suitability and quality.

We look forward to receiving your meaningful application documents (letter of motivation/ cv/ corresponding evidence)