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Head of Digital Transformation

Siemens Energy Dubai, United Arab Emirates Posted: 08 May 2024


  • Salary unspecified
  • Zero income tax location


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  • Experience: Senior
  • English: Professional


  • Location: United Arab Emirates Dubai Dubai Remote vs. Office Hybrid (Remote/Office)
  • Company: Siemens Energy LLC
  • Organization: Transformation of Industry
  • Business Unit: Electrification - Automation - Digitalization
  • Full / Part time: Full-time
  • Experience Level: Experienced Professional

The Head of Digital Transformation is responsible for leading a global software team. This position entails the global responsibility for defining the development, go-to-market, and delivery strategy of integrated digital solutions for the EAD (Electrification, Automation and Digitalization) business. We are looking for a self-motivated, dynamic, open-minded, and innovative colleague, dedicated to shaping our digital transformation organization.

How You’ll Make an Impact

  • Your focus will be on developing and ultimately leading a profitable new business field and setting up a team of Software Solution Architects to successfully establish digital solutions for our core industry customers (maritime, chemicals, pharma, refinery).
  • You will be starting in a task force set-up and growing a global organization including business and operational model, value proposition, portfolio roadmap, work processes, etc.
  • You coach, mentor, and support the leadership team peers and the wider EAD organization on their digital transformation journey and establish a strong internal and external & partnership network.
  • Close collaboration across the EAD functions, regions, and within the Transformation of Industry Business Area is a key success factor.

What You Bring

  • A bachelor's degree in engineering or IT or other relevant subject area.
  • A minimum of 5 years of relevant experience in software architecture, industrial processes, and operation management within the Energy Industry market.
  • An understanding of complex rid and control software solutions.
  • Industry knowledge in chemicals or process industries.
  • You love leading and connecting people, transforming cultures, and shifting businesses into new growth fields.
  • You have strong business insight with a good sense for future markets, our core industry, and understanding customer value drivers and how to capture and monetize them.
  • You have a track record in building dedicated teams, and you find lean solutions to complex challenges leading to the best result for our company as a whole.
  • You successfully built and led digital / software businesses in an industry context in the past.
  • Representing the business at the executive level is nothing new for you as well as trustfully connecting with partners and customers.
  • A state-of-the-art approach to virtual collaboration is your strength and you use lean approaches to implement strategies and create followers in a matrix organization.
  • You make no compromises in Employee Health and Safety, Compliance, and good leadership practices.

About the Team

Who is Siemens Energy? At Siemens Energy, we are more than just an energy technology company. We meet the growing energy demand across 90+ countries while ensuring our climate is protected. With more than 94,000 dedicated employees, we not only generate electricity for over 16% of the global community, but we’re also using our technology to help protect people and the environment. Our global team is committed to making sustainable, reliable, and affordable energy a reality by pushing the boundaries of what is possible. We uphold a 150-year legacy of innovation that encourages our search for people who will support our focus on decarbonization, new technologies, and energy transformation. Find out how you can make a difference at Siemens Energy: Link

Our Commitment to Diversity

Lucky for us, we are not all the same. Through diversity, we generate power. We run on inclusion and our combined creative energy is fueled by over 130 nationalities. Siemens Energy celebrates character – no matter what ethnic background, gender, age, religion, identity, or disability. We energize society, all of society, and we do not discriminate based on our differences.


  • Opportunity to work on challenging projects in an exciting environment
  • Opportunity for remote/flexible work
  • Professional support and strong collaboration with colleagues around the world
  • Professional development opportunities within the company
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About Siemens Energy

Siemens Energy is one of the world’s leading energy technology companies. The company works with its customers and partners on energy systems for the future, thus supporting the transition to a more sustainable world. With its portfolio of products, solutions and services, Siemens Energy covers almost the entire energy value chain – from power generation and transmission to storage. The portfolio includes conventional and renewable energy technology, such as gas and steam turbines, hybrid power plants operated with hydrogen, and power generators and transformers. A majority stake in the wind power subsidiary Siemens Gamesa Renewable Energy (SGRE) makes Siemens Energy a global market leader for renewable energies. An estimated one-sixth of the electricity generated worldwide is based on technologies from Siemens Energy. Siemens Energy employs 97,000 people worldwide in more than 90 countries and generated revenue of around €31 billion in fiscal year 2023.