52 days ago on coopers.ch

IT Demand and Innovation Manager

Coopers Group GmbH

  • Work region
  • Sector
  • Employment type
  • Position

 Please refer to JobSuchmaschine in your application

IT Demand and Innovation Manager

zur Übersicht

Christian Biedermann

Managing Director+41 41 632 43 50
ContactApply online

IT Demand and Innovation Manager

LocationBaselContract typepermanent job

For our client, a dynamic and multination company, located in Basel, we are looking for a a motivated and ambitious:

IT Demand and Innovation Manager

The purpose of this role to manage the Demand & Innovation department of the Corporate Logistics IT Products.

The Demand consists in managing the Logistics IT demand pipeline:

  • Act as primary partner for the business functions
  • Capture, structure, plan and align business demand
  • Match the demand with the capacity of IT supply functions (build, run and other IT functions)
  • Facilitate consistent demand and supply through a well-established validation and prioritization process involving business functions and IT supply functions

The Innovation consists in managing the innovation initiatives:

  • Plan innovation lifecycle
  • Assess new technologies and practices which may add value to the company or increase market leadership
  • Develop prototypes and running pilot programs
  • Productize the successful innovation outcomes

Tasks and responsibilities

Demand Management

  • Own & Manage the necessary relationship with the business functions with respect to their needs towards IT (project, system enhancement, new product creation, etc.) and the different IT supply units
  • Initiate, participate and contribute to any ongoing corporate Business initiatives in order to anticipate upcoming IT demand
  • Capture new IT demand in form of business case or change request. Where needed, translate, either by own efforts or delegation to subject matter experts, high-level needs in structured and high quality business requirement specifications in order to have a consistent basis for estimation and planning.


  • Act as work stream lead for innovation projects
  • Create business cases/solution concepts in cooperation with the concerned business functions and workgroups to ensure it can be translated into tangible business value
  • Identify and build relationships with third party Research & Development institutes, technology partners and Supply Chain organizations


  • Master degree in Engineering, Supply Chain or similar
  • Minimum of 5 years relevant work experience in the transportation, logistics or supply chain management industry
  • Proven experience in IT business, consulting, research projects and project management
  • Knowledge of WMS systems
  • Able to translate strategy into operational plans and on to execution
  • Capable to communicate across hierarchical levels
  • Excellent business English 

Are you interested to work in this challenging position? Kitti Dobos, Talent Resourcer, is looking forward to receiving your complete profile. Please send an e-mail to kitti.dobos@coopers.ch

Find more jobs at:


Coopers Group GmbH | Seestrasse 72b | CH-6052 Hergiswil NW | Tel. +41 41 632 43 50

  • ;(function (d, s) {
    var x = d.createElement(s),
    s = d.getElementsByTagName(s)[0];
    x.src = "https://www.xing-share.com/plugins/share.js";
    s.parentNode.insertBefore(x, s);
    })(document, "script");
  • lang: en_US
All Jobs
  • Referral Program

    Empfehlen Sie uns Ihre Freunde!

    Kennen Sie jemanden, der an einer unserer offenen Positionen interessiert sein könnte?
    Lassen Sie es uns bitte wissen! Führt Ihre Empfehlung zu einer Festanstellung oder einem Einsatz von mindestens drei Monaten, profitieren Sie von unserem attraktiven Empfehlungsprogramm.

    Mehr erfahren