Location Lippstadt, Germany

Pacesetting. Passionate. Together. Since 1899, HELLA, one of the leading automotive suppliers worldwide, has shaped the industry with innovative lighting systems and vehicle electronics. In addition, the company is one of the most important partners of the aftermarket and independent workshops. What motivates us: Shaping the mobility of tomorrow and fostering the central market trends such as autonomous driving, efficiency and electrification, connectivity and digitization as well as individualization. Every day, 39,000 employees worldwide are committed to this with passion, know-how and innovative strength.


As Head of Commercial Governance, you will be part of the Information Management of the HELLA group, which acts as a global service provider for the HELLA group.

  • You will lead an international team with worldwide responsibility for the functions Commercial Business, Contracts and License Management.
  • In the Commercial Business, you will define and agree service level agreements for internal customers and operate the monthly service charging within the HELLA Group.
  • You will be responsible for the operation of the global IT contract management. Thereby you will work closely with other departments to coordinate / negotiate contracts for hardware, software, cloud, etc.
  • In license management, you check the balance between used and purchased licenses as well as the license metrics with external software partners to define measures ensuring license compliance and optimizing the HELLA license portfolio.


  • Completed degree in business administration, IT, industrial engineering or comparable qualification
  • More than 8 years experience in the area of commercial processes, IT technologies and legal framework as well as negotiation of IT related contracts
  • Deep knowledge of license contracts and metrics for big Software Providers, e. g. SAP, Microsoft, Dassault Systems and Oracle
  • Leadership and negotiation skills
  • Fluent English knowledge


  • Extensive career and further training possibilities as well as flexible working hours
  • HELLA in motion – comprehensive sports and health program with the company's own fitness center
  • Support with reconciling work and family life: two HELLA daycare centers, KidsCamp during vacations, family service, and advice regarding caring for relatives
  • Company restaurants, employee benefits, and a laundry service
  • Company retirement provision with HELLA subsidy

Take the opportunity to reveal your potential within a global, family-run company that offers you the best possible conditions for progressing in your career.

Please send us your application through our careers portal, citing reference number 90091137.

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HELLA Corporate Center GmbH
Ms. Jennifer Müller
Rixbecker Straße 75
59552 Lippstadt