Director, Digital Strategy & Architecture

GN Store Nord
Ballerup - Denmark
Published: January 11, 2018
Are you a true digital native and are you ready to join GN Audio on its way to digital excellence? Then put your clever digital ideas and business knowhow to use in order to influence the way we approach the digital world in a world-leading headset company.

Identify digital market trends, help making digital strategies and products, and execute!

You will be part of Digital Business Development, the digital arm of GN Audio that delivers outstanding digital services and solutions for internal and external customers plus provides technology for new product experiences. The Digital Innovation Lab is particularly aimed at driving digital innovation through fast experiments that are validated with customers and partners in a 4-step innovation model.

As Director, Digital Strategy & Architecture you drive specific strategic digital projects; deep diving into exploration, conceptualization or prototyping of digital business opportunities across all functions. You proactively inspire and facilitate build-up of knowledge in LoB, and constantly look for opportunities for value creation through digitalization. As part of the Digital Business leadership team, you support by continuously evolving our digital strategy, suggesting digital products, and by taking on the role as Product Owner for selected initiatives.

In particular, your primary tasks include:

- Continuous evaluation of digital trends, translating them into insights, formulating possible action plans and tactics, and translating them into clear recommendations
- Providing findings from digital trends in a consolidated and comprehensive way to the Digital Business Leaders
- Design and develop a Digital platform to use for both experiments and select ‘production’ services
- Assume the role of proxy Product Owner for some Digital Business ‘products’ or experiments
- Team lead for a small team who delivers the sprint execution
- Supporting the Digital Business leadership team in formulating proposals on operational strategies by working on presentations and proposals for possible solutions
- Map business opportunity and strategy based on market and organizational factors
- Role model best-practice innovation process tied to digital innovation strategy
- Conduct workshops with customers, partners and experts to co-create optimal experience

Always up-to-date on digital trends and passionate about digital strategy
You are able to discuss business and digitalization top to bottom, and have a solid understanding of the IoT aspects of digitalization. You are self-motivated with high level of energy and results-focus. You are passionate about everything digital and just as important; you are able to translate new digital trends into concrete recommendations. So, to be a success in this role, you:

- Have 5+ years of experience in the digital business, preferably in technology companies
- Have a strong understanding of digital trends and strategic acumen
- A record of successfully carried out digital projects
- Have possible had a successful career as Enterprise Architect but seek to have a more profound business and product impact
- Hold a master degree in business administration, information technology, international strategies or similar
- Have an open and communicative approach, and you speak and write English fluently
- Thrives with speed over perfection (MVP and preto/prototyping approach)

Make a real impact through digital expertise
You will join a company where we invite you to think both strategically and creatively in everything you do. Our supportive team culture will encourage you to share ideas, try new things and make a real impact on the way we perform and the experiences we provide. We achieve extraordinary results because we enjoy what we do. So will you.

Interested?
If the position has caught your attention and you wish to apply, please forward a short cover letter with your motivation for applying along with your resume. For further information, please contact Kenneth Ullmann, VP Digital Business, by e-mail: kullmann@jabra.com.

Deadline for application is January 31, 2018.

GN Audio – Jabra
Jabra makes life sound better by developing intelligent sound solutions that transform lives through the power of sound, enabling you to hear more, do more & be more than you ever thought possible.

Our integrated headset and communications solutions assist professionals in all types of businesses in being more productive. Our wireless headsets and earbuds are designed to fit any lifestyle - from sports enthusiasts to commuters and office workers.

Jabra is part of the GN group, which operates in more than 90 countries across the world. Founded in 1869, GN group today has more than 5,000 employees.