DEPARTMENT LEADER: Technologies for Future Mobility

Novodvorská 994/138, 142 00  Praha-Braník, Czech Republic
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Automotive electrical and electronic systems are playing an increasingly important role and particularly create comfort and safety. Could you imagine driving without them in this day and age? Development and constant innovation of these systems are the key factors in any automaker’s success. DIGITEQ Automotive, as a 100 % owned company within the Volkswagen Group, is an important element in producing these systems, helping VW brands on the road to success.

Department description:

Currently we are looking for a new colleague who will manage our department TECHNOLOGIES FOR FUTURE MOBILITY.

Department of Technologies for Future Mobility is focusing on studying, understanding and prototyping solutions bringing the modern features to cars. Try to imagine, that cars are communicating with each other, exchanging information about their upcoming manoeuvre and accommodate their drive according to other cars. How easy can zipping be in future! In near future we will be able to open and start the cars without keys. We will keep our smartphone in the pocket and that is all. Company fleet cars shared without real key handover and car itself configured for the driver. All these topics and more rely on technologies, which we are working with.

What will be your purpose in this role?

Leading and managing of the department as whole which includes:

Commercial responsibility for business unit
- Profit and loss
- Revenues
- Business planning
- Strategic sales
- Customer care

Staff responsibility
- Leading by objectives
- Personnel performance evaluation and development
- Recruiting of new employees
- Upward and downward communication

Technical leadership
- Setting up new strategic directions of the topic field
- Monitoring technological trends
- Contribution to company technology strategy

Multi-Project management
- Management of project leaders of the team
- Controlling timing, costs and resources needed
- Drawing up plans and schedules of the project
- Selecting and leading project teams
- Negotiating with contractors and suppliers for services
- Managing risks to avoiding delays

The suitable candidate should have:

  • University degree (technical)
  • Experience in practical testing and in managing test teams (3+ years)
  • Quality assurance mindset and experiences with test processes
  • Professional experience in projects leading
  • Interest and solid IT overview
  • Agile thinking
  • Advanced English (must have) or/and German language (nice to have)
  • Good communication and interpersonal skills
  • Good analytical capability
  • Organization skills, attention to detail
  • Independence and initiative in negotiations
  • Sales management awareness and customer relationship orientation
  • Willingness for occasional foreign business trips (mainly Germany)
  • Driving license, active driver

What can you look forward to?

Become a part of a stable multinational company within the VW group with almost 20 years long tradition. You will gain interesting work in a growing field and be in the center of development of new automotive technologies that will be introduced into cars within the next 5 years. We are a great team of friendly colleagues who are experts in what they do and share their knowledge and support each other.

Additionally, our company provides a number of interesting BENEFITS, such as:

  • Individual plan of learning and development, attending conferences, participation in company innovation program, language courses
  • Flexible working hours
  • Cafeteria benefit system
  • Company car
  • Meal vouchers
  • Multisport card
  • Company contribution for supplementary pension insurance
  • Travel insurance for private purposes even for family members
  • T-Mobile Program – tariffs even for family members
  • 5 weeks of holiday
  • Sick days
  • Plenty of company events

If you are interested in expanding and using your know how for challenging state of the art projects for the VW group, don’t hesitate to get in touch.

Looking forward to meeting you!

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Petra Nováková


Digiteq Automotive s.r.o.
Petra Nováková
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