Head of Program Management VAVE CVS (m/w)

Department: Knorr-Bremse
Project Location(s): München
Education: Master

Through a blend of engineering excellence, sustainable development and social responsibility, our employees help to drive progress at more
than 100 sites in 30 countries. We offer you an exciting role with plenty of variety in an international environment, as part of an attractive
package that extends from flexible working hour models, via professional and personal development opportunities, all the way to sports and
healthcare programs.

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  • Development of the VAVE function and strategy of Knorr-Bremse
    Commercial Vehicle Systems (CVS) incl. approaches (processes,
    methods, tools) based on market analysis and benchmarking
  • Definition of general VAVE targets and KPIs for relevant functions
  • Standardization and delivery of tools and methods to Centers of
    Competence (CoCs) and other functions
  • Definition and alignment of workshop roadmaps with business
    units as well as initiating and facilitating of VAVE workshops and
    ensuring the follow up of results
  • Ensures and controls project delivery on the base of VAVE
  • Operational knowledge management (e.g. collection of lessons
    learned, built up of benchmark databases)
  • VAVE reporting within the division, including transparency on
    ongoing VAVE activities/methods and their overall effect on the
  • Derivation of necessary trainings and people enablement


  • Masters Degree in Business Administration or Engineering or
  • Min. 8 years experience in management/leadership of
    crossfunctional teams with knowledge of product cost
    optimization and project management in automotive sector
  • Fluent in german and english
  • Change management, idea generation methods and tools
  • Analytical skills, problem solving skills, strong communication skills,
    team building strength
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