Operations Director Hospitality Germany (f/m/d)



ASSA ABLOY Global Solutions - Security and Innovation Since 1974

ASSA ABLOY Global Solutions, a subsidiary of ASSA ABLOY, specializes in state-of-the-art electronic locking systems, in-room safes, and minibars for the hotel and hospitality market. Our technologies and excellent service have forged long-standing customer relationships and earned recognition for quality. Our main brands, VingCard, Elsafe, and Polarbar, are well-known and highly regarded in the industry.

To strengthen our team, we are looking for an Operations Director Hospitality Germany (f/m/d) with a strong drive. In this position, reporting directly to our Vice President and Head of Europe, we offer you the opportunity to become part of a cooperative corporate culture at our location in Wiesbaden, where you can shape a fulfilling career. Your responsibilities will include leading a team of 40 members with an annual revenue of 13 million euros.


Your key responsibilities will be:

  • Leading and nurturing the operations team, fostering growth in sales through flawless execution of projects and service contracts.
  • Enhancing and securing the project lifecycle, from order to delivery, including installation and commissioning, while maintaining a high standard of post-sales service.
  • Implementing necessary improvements and cost-saving measures to bolster profitability and efficiency.
  • As an integral member of the German management team, you will craft detailed implementation strategies to achieve both short-term and long-term business goals.
  • Your role includes overall accountability for budgeting, profit and loss, forecasts, and group reporting for operations in Germany. This position is located in Wiesbaden.


Your Profil:

  • You bring a minimum of 5 years' experience in overseeing operations teams (comprising project managers, technicians, and sales professionals) within the industrial capital goods and connected equipment/SaaS sectors, particularly in building finishing.
  • With a background in either commercial or technical disciplines, you possess a keen interest in technology and connected solutions, coupled with a strong grasp of technical intricacies.
  • Ideally, you have prior experience in a matrix-based international group.
  • Your rigour and organizational prowess equip you to manage a multitude of projects within a national context, always with a customer-centric approach.
  • You thrive in collaborative environments, boasting exceptional interpersonal skills.
  • You channel your energy and creativity toward your clients and team, propelling critical projects forward with a strategic perspective.
  • Proficiency in both German (C2) and English (C1) enables seamless communication with the local team, stakeholders, and contacts within the Group.
  • You either reside within a one-hour drive of Wiesbaden or are open to relocating.

What we offer:

  • A challenging role with ample room for personal responsibility.
  • A modern and collaborative work culture alongside a motivated team.
  • An internationally oriented company that offers diverse development opportunities.
  • An exceptionally attractive compensation structure.
  • Flexibility in shaping your work hours.
  • Additional perks such as the option for a company bicycle, exciting corporate events, and much more.



We review applications regularly, so don’t wait

We are building diverse, inclusive teams, and encourage applications from everyone who

can see themselves working with us

To make sure your personal data is safe, we don’t look at any applications sent by email

or post. If you have any questions about the role or the process, email Ana Maria Gracia Fuchs, Talent Acquisition Business Partner, at AnaMaria.GraciaFuchs@assaabloy.com.

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To find out more about us, visit www.assaabloy.com

We are the ASSA ABLOY Group

Our people have made us the global leader in access solutions. In return, we open doors

for them wherever they go. With nearly 51,000 colleagues in more than 70 different

countries, we help billions of people experience a more open world. Our innovations

make all sorts of spaces – physical and virtual – safer, more secure, and easier to access.

As an employer, we value results – not titles, or backgrounds. We empower our people to

build their career around their aspirations and our ambitions – supporting them with

regular feedback, training, and development opportunities. Our colleagues think broadly

about where they can make the most impact, and we encourage them to grow their role

locally, regionally, or even internationally.

As we welcome new people on board, it’s important to us to have diverse, inclusive

teams, and we value different perspectives and experiences.

Wiesbaden, Hesse, DE, 65205

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