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Head of Strategy & Business Excellence 80-100%

Job Description

Siemens Division Building Technologies with its international headquarters in Zug, Switzerland, is a global market leader in the field of safe, energy-efficient and eco-friendly buildings and infrastructure. Together with around 30,000 employees worldwide, we are helping to create a better future. We offer a unique combination of business areas: as a technology partner, service provider, system integrator and product supplier, we offer solutions and services relating to personal safety, building security and automation, heating, ventilation and air-conditioning technology, as well as energy management. Visit for an insight into our organisation, our products and services, the challenges we face, our vacancies and the opportunities open to you to start, change or advance your career at our Building Technologies Division.


Digitalization is about to change almost all industries – it is all about being able to translate this opportunity into future business. Our strategy team of the Business Unit Control Products and Systems is exactly focusing on this task to continue our strong growth of sales and to maintain our position as one of the market leaders in smart building technologies. As a dynamic leader and team player with a strong customer focus you ask the right questions and help to find answers that make the difference. Being part of a multinational senior management team, reporting to the Business Unit CEO, you can shape our business of tomorrow and beyond. We look for an entrepreneurial thinking and open-minded personality to strengthen our team as Head of Strategy & Business Excellence.


Your new responsibilities

  • Shape the future strategy of our Business Unit Control Products and Systems in the Division Building Technologies and derive what it takes to win in global smart building markets and to leverage values from digitalization for our customers
  • Lead an international and diverse Strategy team and develop them to the next level
  • Follow and evaluate market trends, derive business strategies and implementation plans together with the senior management team
  • Shape and implement overall M&A agenda incl. Venture Capital investments
  • Steer and coordinate the R&D budget process and facilitate strategic portfolio management including innovation screening and evaluation
  • Drive the strategic planning process, effective communication of strategy and its implementation
  • Lead and facilitate continuous efforts to improve the way-of-working within the Business Unit to ensure customer-orientation, high-quality results, speed & efficiency
  • Support Business Unit CEO in selected strategic and operational tasks


Specialist Experience

  • A university degree in a technical field or in economics, an MBA is a plus
  • Ideal candidate has at least 5 years of professional work experience in an internationally operating business, corporate strategy function or top management consulting firm
  • At least 3 years of experience in leadership roles as well as strong entrepreneurial spirit
  • In addition, your high level of customer focus, strategic-innovative mindset paired with strong results orientation empower you as an overall successful candidate
  • Proven ability to collaborate and communicate effectively with internal and external stakeholders, including at executive level, completes your profile
  • Strong analytical skills and a high mental flexibility help you to keep pace with the daily challenges of this role, you have a quick grasp of new topics
  • An international mindset and very good language skills in German and English


Good reasons to work at Siemens

We offer a huge number of national and international opportunities for development and a motivating, friendly working culture with good work-life balance thanks to flexible working models such as home-office and mobile working, generous holiday policies, paternity leave and sabbaticals, our women's network, a varied range of sports and a number of leisure clubs, as well as extensive benefits for junior and senior employees, mothers, fathers, single parents and those re-entering the workforce. Discover more reasons to join us at



Please note that all information in this job description is accurate at the time of posting. Please be aware that companies may change details and/or closing dates without notice.


Job Summary

  • Switzerland
  • Technology
Job Type
  • Full-time
  • Negotiable
15 October 2018
Applications Deadline
08 December 2018

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