Head Data & Analytics CoE (Center of Excellence) (m/w/d) 100%

  • Implenia
  • Opfikon, ZH, Switzerland
  • 13/02/2023
Full time Data Engineering Data Analytics Data Management DevOps

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As a leading Swiss construction and real estate service provider, Implenia develops and builds homes, jobs and infrastructure for future generations in Switzerland and Germany. It also offers tunneling and related infrastructure projects in other markets. With its wide range of services and the expertise of its specialists, the group implements large, complex projects and offers customer-oriented support throughout the life cycle of a building or structure. It focuses on the needs of its customers and strives for a sustainable balance between economic success and social and ecological responsibility. Implenia, with its headquarters in Opfikon near Zurich, employs more than 8,000 people across Europe and generated sales of CHF 3.8 billion in 2021.

Group IT is hiring a Head Data & Analytics CoE (Center of Excellence). In this newly created position you will report directly to the CIO. In order to successfully anchor the Data Driven Implenia initiative throughout the group, you will continue to expand and shape the project-oriented team and jointly promote the Data & Analytics Center of Excellence for Implenia internationally. The place of work is at our new location in the Ambassador House in Zurich-Opfikon and from your home office .


  • Establishment or expansion of a Center of Excellence (CoE) in the field of data & analytics
  • Strategic tracking of technological trends to support the "Data Driven Implenia" initiative
  • Defining and implementing data governance, platforms & technology (data architecture, AI/ML, IoT) and data science developments
  • Define and implement the technological agenda together with colleagues from the operational divisions and corporate functions


  • Bachelor's or master's degree in business administration or IT with appropriate specialist training
  • > 3 years of experience and implementation of AI, ML, Data Science projects
  • Experience in building and coaching teams
  • Good flair to respond to and encourage their employees
  • You are enthusiastic about the latest trends and technologies in the field of data science, AI, analytics and big data
  • Good knowledge of German and English

what we offer

  • Innovative, sustainable and international working environment with state-of-the-art workplaces
  • Use of modern technologies as a recognized cloud leader in Switzerland and #TopCIO '21 Award winner
  • Support for employee development (promotion of further training through the Implenia Academy)
  • Flexible working hours including home office
  • Implenia benefits including (to name just a few):
    • an excellent company pension fund with 3 contribution levels: Implenia pension
    • at least 34 vacation days (based on a 100% workload, including 9 bridging days)
    • Travel insurance for the whole family (everyone in your household is covered)

Would you like to take on a driving role in group IT? Do you appreciate the uncomplicated cooperation in small teams with close contacts to the business? In addition to challenging and varied tasks, you can look forward to attractive benefits that Implenia offers as an innovative and sustainable company. We are looking forward to meeting you!

Do you have any questions?

Your Talent Acquisition Partner Gilbert van Reekum is at your disposal on 058 474 3628.

Only direct applications will be considered for this position. Unsolicited CVs uploaded by unrecognized suppliers will be considered direct applications (and we reserve the right to contact the applicant directly).