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Head of IT (m/f)

For the sustainable improvement of its IT infrastructure and reliable support in the optimization of its business operations, the International Tracing Service (ITS) is looking for a 

Head of IT (m/f).

You will be responsible for the ITS’s strategic orientation in all matters relevant for IT. This also includes the development and implementation of a sustainable and secure archive system with more than 20 million datasets, allowing user-friendly, effective online access.

You will moreover plan and direct all projects of relevance to the further development of IT security, the standardization of internal procedures, and the generation of internal ITS guidelines.

You will head a team of seven direct reports in a functional and disciplinary capacity.

Your way to the International Tracing Service

You have a university degree in information technology or comparable qualification, and in-depth knowledge of database systems. You also have experience in project management and the implementation of new systems.

You are capable not only of working in an analytical and solution-oriented manner, but also of realizing projects in a team in such a way as to ensure their user-friendliness.

Your qualifications are rounded out by the ability to negotiate competently, in both oral and written form, in German and English, and the willingness and ability to work independently and take leadership responsibility.

More than just a job!

We offer our employees considerable personal freedom and perspectives in an international environment, as well as:

  • work in a motivated team
  • compatibility of family and career by way of flexible working hours and home office opportunities
  • a company pension plan
  • corporate health management


Salary is based on the collective wage agreements for the employees of the stationing forces (TV AL II) *), salary bracket C-7 or C-7a, depending on your qualification. 

In the case of equal suitability, disabled candidates (m/f) will be given preference.

Have we sparked your interest? Then please send your written application to the ITS by e-mail at personalstelle[at]its-arolsen.org or by post. The application deadline is May 11, 2018.

*) You will find further information on collective wage agreement TV AL II here.