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Director IT

  • Job type: Permanent
  • Location: Berlin
  • Salary: £100000 - £150000 per annum
  • Job reference: berlin2017july
  • Sector: EPM Scientific, Quality
  • Date posted: 25/07/2017
Job Title: Director IT 

Location: Berlin


Glocomms are currently engaged within an executive level search looking for a Director of IT for an exciting client of ours based in Berlin.


This role reports directly to CIO, and will hold responsibility for all project management, portfolio management, risk and strategy management within the groups IT operations internationally.


Roles & Responsibilities

  • Hold full responsibility for the direction of the group IT portfolio management, programmes and business projects globally
  • Portfolio Management (strategic, transformational, operational and business as usual projects).
  • Project Lifecycle Management- launching, monitoring and reviewing projects through project management team
  • Point of contact for all group IT programme and project reporting- processes, methods and standards
  • Provision of strategic management, development and guidance within the business in regards to new, old and existing services within the portfolio
  • Portfolio management governance and demand management with the business stakeholders
  • Budget planning and Management
  • Defining and establishing best practices for demand management, portfolio management and project management
  • Working in conjunction with external development partners/providers and managing their performance alongside the business
  • Future planning; identification of future trends and technologies that will provide value through implementation into the business
  • Ensuring adherence to project methodology, reporting, program steering committee reviews, and financial reconciliation with the team as well as overall QA of project execution
  • Defining and implementing continuous improvement initiatives
  • IT application lifecycle management, Project coordination and controlling, Risk management
  • Leadership and management of the team, ensuring the skills and capabilities are in place to deliver future IT services and programmes


  • IT project management team
  • Software Development team
  • Application Development team
  • IS Team
  • External Development Partners

Your Profile
  • Degree in computer science, IT management or a similar subject or demonstrable knowledge and skills acquired
  • Fluency in English – (German is nice to have but not essential)
  • Demonstrable proven experience within project, programme and portfolio management, including risk management
  • Demonstrable leadership experience- management, development, continuous improvement and strategy of a diverse IT team
  • Experienced and knowledgeable within application/software development
  • Demonstrable experienced within Agile/SCRUM
  • Experienced within frameworks and tools such as JIRA,maven,Jenkins,Sonar
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Focused on delivery

Should this opportunity be of interest to you, or should you like to discuss in more detail please call Emily Bancroft on +41 (0) 445421275 or email to



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