Head of Digital Transformation (m/f)

  • There is a way to do it better – find it. 
    Thomas Edison


    Are you thrilled by the idea to shape the digital future at GFPS?
    Are you the one who will start the digital transformation in a well-respected Swiss company?

    We are hiring a charismatic strong analytical thinker and creative leader as

    Head of Digital Transformation (m/f)

    for our client, Georg Fischer Piping Systems Ltd in Schaffhausen, Switzerland. With your expertise and proven track record of contributions in a similar position in the industrial goods industry (B2B) you will lead a brand-new department in the Georg Fischer headquarter. Your mission will be to efficiently define, coordinate and align the digital strategy of the division Piping Systems across all the target areas of the organisation on a global level.
    For this reason, part of your daily business will be the development of the entire digital roadmap as well as the development and definition of the standards for all digital applications with the aid of the whole organisation.
    Furthermore, you will also be in charge of identifying and developing digital services with the support of the Global Market Segment Management, Product Management and Sales teams in order to identify new opportunities. Finally, you will coordinate and motivate the employees from different departments within the organisation and ensure that the digital innovation pace contained in the 2020 GFPS’ Strategy will be proactively performed.

    Your final objective will be to lead the division Piping Systems into the age of digitalisation on the highest level of professionalism. As a matter of fact, a proven track record of consolidation with respect to the manufacturing, products, solution and services is part of the requirements. You have highly developed communication and negotiation skills as well as a strong ability to establish and maintain sustainable relationships. The fundaments of your personality are a flexible mindset and a profound cultural awareness. For this challenging role, you bring a university degree (technical or business administration) and a broad IT management system and process know-how.

    This position requires willingness to travel due to the international nature of the assignment.

    Interested in this striking challenge? Please send your application (cv with picture, employer’s reference and diplomas) to:


    Antonia Grande


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