Senior IT Application Manager - Patient Care (d/f/m)

Business Unit:  Ottobock SE & Co. KGaA

Duderstadt, DE, 37115 Berlin, DE, 10405

Contract Type:  regular
Contact Person:  Ivana Simovic
Contact Information:  030 4036 39459
Job ID:  6530

Summary Statement


As a Senior IT Manager for Applications, you will be responsible for overseeing the planning, development, implementation and maintenance of the organization's software applications for Patient Care. This role requires a strategic leader with a strong technical background and excellent management skills. You will collaborate with cross-functional teams in business and Global IT to ensure the effective utilization of technology to meet business objectives.

Duties & Responsibilities


  • Manage and lead a team of ten IT professionals and foster a collaborative and innovative team culture, promoting continuous learning and development
  • Develop and implement a comprehensive IT applications strategy for Patient Care aligned with the organization's goals and objectives
  • Collaborate with senior leadership to understand business needs and translate them into IT application initiatives 
  • Oversee the full software development life cycle, from requirements gathering to deployment and ongoing support considering corporate IT security rules and ensure compliance with relevant regulations and standards
  • Standardize the application landscape with the rollout of an integrated ERP solution
  • Stay abreast of emerging technologies and trends in application development and evaluate and recommend new technologies to enhance efficiency and effectiveness
  • Negotiate contracts and manage vendor relationships to maximize value and minimize risks and  ensure seamless integration of external applications and services



  • A Bachelor or Master degree in Computer Science, Information Technology, Business Administration or a related field
  • Proven experience (min. 5+ years) in a senior IT management role with a focus on applications and operation
  • Strong leadership and people management skills
  • Excellent project management and organizational skills
  • Experience in managing budgets and resources effectively
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills
  • Excellent communication skills in both german and englisch and interpersonal skills



  • Attractive remuneration incl. bonus and 30 days vacation 
  • Flexible & family-friendly working time models (incl. option for mobile working and home office) 
  • Individual personnel development and further training through Ottobock Academy as well as external training and further education opportunities 
  • An open corporate culture with regular team events and an exciting international working environment 
  • Corporate benefits, health management offers as well as many more benefits that await you at 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

Ottobock's products and services in the areas of Prosthetics, NeuroMobility, Patient Care, Exoskeletons developed by 'SUITX by Ottobock' and Business Solutions ensure independence and quality of life when personal mobility is restricted. With over 9,000 employees in almost 60 countries, our company is the world market leader in technical orthopedics.

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 Please quote the Job-ID for the position in question, and also state your earliest starting date. We look forward to receiving your application!