Mobility for people - worldwide.

Ottobock's products and services in prosthetics and orthotics as well as human mobility and patient care ensure independence and quality of life when personal mobility is restricted. With around 8,000 employees in more than 50 countries, our company is the world market leader in technical orthopaedics.

Business Unit:  Ottobock SE & Co. KGaA

Duderstadt, DE, 37115

Employment Type:  regular
Contact Person:  Alexander Koutoulas
Contact Information:  alexander.koutoulas@ottobock.de
Job ID:  1522

Head of BI & Advanced Analytics (d/f/m)

Summary Statement

Global IT is a central partner of the global Otto Bock business - We see ourselves as an enabler and provide the entire portfolio of infrastructure and applications to make the business even more successful.

Duties & Responsibilities

  • Disciplinary management and further development of the cross-functional Data & (Advanced) Analytics/BI Hub within Ottobock Global IT.
  • Derive the Data & Analytics/BI Strategy from the global Ottobock Business and IT Strategy.
  • Development, promotion and implementation of "data-enabled" strategies, business models and solutions in close cooperation with the respective business units
  • Develop IT standards and guidelines for business modeling 
  • Developing and being responsible for the vision and strategy of the holistic data and advanced analytics/BI management, as well as the related architecture including bit data management
  • Responsible for the Data Analytics & BI Architecture
  • Coordinate Enterprise Information Management (EIM) across the enterprise
  • Responsibility and enforcement of methods, technologies, data metrics, data governance, compliance (data security and protection, data ethics) and data quality
  • Develop and coordinate technologies for Information Management including Big Data Management
  • Responsibility for managing and designing organizational units including resource and financial planning in direct coordination with the CIO
  • Ability to attract, hire, retain and motivate top BI talent: Business Analysts/Scientists and Technologists
  • Experience working with BI hardware, software and service providers
  • Ability to negotiate and structure contracts
  • Experience managing external service providers
  • Advise Business Process Owner (BPO) and Business Process Management (BPM) of respective applications in meeting functional business process and evaluation requirements and in designing new IT process solution approaches (Business IT Solution Architect). 
  • Responsible for the successful implementation of national and international projects including project controlling 
  • Controlling the use of internal and external service providers
  • Quality management for the acceptance of IT services 


  • Specialized studies (Bachelor degree) or comparable degree + at least 8-10 years of professional experience 
  • Extensive experience in Business Intelligence environment - creation of business use cases, data source and management concepts, project implementations, operational support 
  • Deep analytical knowledge and experience
  • Business experience desirable
  • Agile project management experience desirable
  • DevOps knowledge desirable
  • In-depth knowledge of leading organizational units 
  • Strong customer orientation 
  • Experienced in supplier management 
  • Significant budget responsibility
  • Profound knowledge in contract management
  • Business English
  • Organizational skills & quality awareness
  • Strategic thinking and acting
  • Initiative & team orientation
  • Cooperation & communication skills


  • Attractive salary package with additional variable bonus
  • Flexible working hours, home office option and 30 days vacation
  • Open corporate culture, regular team events and an exciting international working environment
  • Modern, mobile workstations
  • Individual support and further development in the Ottobock Academy's own as well as external training and further education programs
  • Health management offers as well as free coffee and water
  • Free parking spaces close to the company or job ticket, company bicycle

As well as many other benefits that await you at Ottobock https://www.ottobock.com/de/karriere/warum-ottobock/

Diversity at Ottobock

For us, the focus is on treating each other with respect and enjoying our work. We value diversity and therefore expressly welcome all applications regardless of gender, age, nationality, disability, ethnicity and social origin, religious beliefs or sexual orientation. This includes special consideration for severely disabled individuals with equal suitability.

Your future at Ottobock

Your ideas and commitment will inspire your colleagues and staff, and will further the interests of Ottobock. Be part of a dynamic, growing company with flat hierarchies. We offer a richly diverse field of work, individual development opportunities and extensive qualification programs in our Ottobock Academy.

Please only apply via our online job portal at jobs.ottobock.com. Please quote the Job-ID for the position in question, and also state your earliest starting date and salary requirements. We look forward to receiving your application!