IT Project leader in Integrated Logistic Support (ILS) (m/f)

Publish Date
14 Mar 2018
Airbus Defence and Space
Manching GER
Reference Code
10394425 FP EN EXT 1
Interest Group
Professional staff - engineer
Functional Area
Product Management
Contract Type
Permanent contract
Working Time
Full time
Work Experience
Confirmed (3+ to 5 years of experience)

IT Project leader in Integrated Logistic Support (ILS) (m/f)

Airbus Defence and Space Manching

Airbus is a global leader in aeronautics, space and related services. In 2016, it generated revenues of € 67 billion and employed a workforce of around 134,000. Airbus offers the most comprehensive range of passenger airliners from 100 to more than 600 seats. Airbus is also a European leader providing tanker, combat, transport and mission aircraft, as well as Europe’s number one space enterprise and the world’s second largest space business. In helicopters, Airbus provides the most efficient civil and military rotorcraft solutions worldwide.

Our people work with passion and determination to make the world a more connected, safer and smarter place. Taking pride in our work, we draw on each other's expertise and experience to achieve excellence. Our diversity and teamwork culture propel us to accomplish the extraordinary - on the ground, in the sky and in space.

Description of the job

A vacancy for a IT Project leader in Integrated Logistic Support (ILS) (m/f) has arisen within Airbus Defence and Space in Manching.

The successful applicant will join the Combat Platform & Systems department (TZISP4)

It is an exciting time to join the Information Management (IM) Team. IM as the unique Business Partner enables our business with Information Technology (IT) as part of the Digital Transformation Office. IM is involved in all business processes and enables technical as well as management careers. IM covers a wide range of state-of-the-art technologies and positions ranging from IT infrastructure, application support to governance or strategic consultancy.
Especially for Young talents IM offers best conditions for a successful career in an advanced and forward-looking environment. Working for the IM Organization means living global trends such as digitalization, innovation and a new ways of working.

Tasks & accountabilities

You will be part of the dynamic, committed and collaborative Military Aircraft IM Customer Services Solutions team. This department has a great diversity of projects and direct contact with our client allowing acquisition of a high level of knowledge of the business area, which helps to achieve greater success by providing IM/IT solutions.

A vacancy has arisen within IM Combat Platform & Systems Germany at Airbus Defense & Space in Manching (TZISP4). With exciting new initiatives such as Performance Based Logistics and Services Digitalisation an IT Project Manager is needed.

Your main tasks and responsibilities will include:

  • Analysis and capturing of business requirements in the field of Integrated Logistic Support (ILS) & in Service Support (ISS)
  • IT and process counselling for internal business departments
  • Creation of concepts and specification as well as implementing and testing of complex IT systems
  • Creation of cost estimations and tenders
  • Conception, preparation and integration of new services and change management of existing services and related service processes, architecture and application components in close collaboration with IT security departments
  • Definition of work packages for external suppliers
  • Management of external suppliers including outlining, negotiating and controlling of contracts
  • Execution of IT projects (ILS/ISS) in cooperation with business areas and consideration of internal and external interfaces while maintaining quality, cost and time constraints

This role could involve business travel and as such, you should be able to travel accordingly.

Required skills

  • Several years of experience in Information Systems
  • Several years of experience in Project management
  • Knowledge of LEAN Management and Agile/SCRUM preferable
  • Experience in ITIL desired (preferable ITIL V3.0 Foundation Certified)
  • Experience in SAP (detailed knowledge regarding SAP logistics modules prefered)
  • Knowledge of ASD (Aerospace and Defence) specifications preferable
  • Negotiation level of English
  • High engagement, flexibility and motivation
  • Leadership skills and customer orientation
  • Openness for a dynamic working environment
  • Excellent teamplayer with communication and presentation skills
  • Experience in ILS and ISS desirable


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