Open Industry 4.0

Join Our Team - Operations & Partner Network Manager (m/w/d)

1. Open Industry 4.0 Alliance – About Us

Our openness, collaboration and focus on customer value clearly differentiate us from similar initiatives. The bigger and stronger the Open Industry 4.0 Alliance becomes, the more successfully we can master the major challenges of Industry 4.0 together.
Our approach enables our members to actively advance the Fourth Industrial Revolution. Furthermore, we offer our members the opportunity to leverage new synergies and accelerate their business growth. By collaborating with like-minded companies in the industry, members can effectively drive and simplify digitization for operators and their customers. A true win-win situation.

Become part of our team with your role as Operations & Partner Network Manager and set the course with us for the continued successful positioning of the OI4 Alliance in the Industry 4.0 market.
Carry our Industry, Technology and Community vision into the Industry 4.0 world with us! Work closely with the OI4 leadership team, the powerful and international member companies and partners!

2. Your Profile

  • You bring a degree in the business administration or equivalent practical experience, or comparable fields with focus on office and stakeholder & operation management with at least 2 years of experience, or similar roles in a fast-paced environment. Furthermore, the ability to build relationships with the larger industry and tech community at the OI4 Alliance and engage with internal and external stakeholders across all hierarchy levels.

  • As the operation manager of the Open Industry 4.0 Alliance, you are capable to drive an interdisciplinary and international set-up with member companies, partners, and colleagues in an agile way to run the community and office environment efficiently.

  • You interact with agile IoT/IT teams and workgroups, and it is a plus if you bring experience with IoT/IT project management tools and methodologies.

  • You bring strong written and verbal communication skills as well as experience of effective communication with divers and global stakeholders.

  • You have good skills in content management, usage of Confluence & JIRA as project tools as well as MS Teams and PowerPoint for communication in English and German.

  • You are open towards different people, mindsets and cultures with fire and resilience to grow and manage a digital community.

  • You drive the community with your creativity and enthusiasm and motivate our members to active contribution.

  • Willingness to temporarily travel is given (~10 %).

  • You are a team player and are not satisfied with achieving goals alone.

  • Your German and English language and communication skills are excellent.

3. Your Tasks


Management of Existing Members

  • Management of member accounts: you will work towards up-to-date contact data and stakeholder information (employees) for effective communication as well as manage the access to tools to ensure active participation of member companies and contributors.

  • Organization and facilitating of regular meetings: you will be a technical and organizational lead starting with the invitation for events and closing the loop with content and information sharing. Moreover, you will be a content lead together with OI4 community management and technical director.

  • First level contact for members: you will be responsible to keep central E-Mail inbox up-to-date and to facilitate data & information sharing internally and externally between members and the OI4 colleagues.

  • You will manage existing communication tool landscape and provide required access to stakeholders to ensure seamless information flow.


Organizing New Members

  • Lead management: you will maintain and update potential new member companies (leads) provided by existing members, partners, and colleagues within existing lead management system.

Onboarding & recruiting: you will onboard new members, organize recruiting meetings with managing & technical directors and OI4 workgroup leads.


Process & Office Management

You will:

  • be the first contact for communication tools of the company (Confluence, JIRA, Community Platform, MS Teams, Member Data Management / CRM System).

  • manage contracts with third parties (suppliers and partner companies).

  • support Marketing & Community management with existing newsletter tool and


  • support content update on the company website.

ensure automated data processing with administration team of company.

4. We Offer

  • A very interesting, varied, and independent job with a broad range of tasks and a lot of creative freedom.

  • Flexible structures, exciting projects, and a good team in which you can contribute with your knowledge and experience.

  • A network of leading and successful industrial and software companies.

  • An attractive compensation package, including mobile office and reimbursement of

    all business travel expenses as well as co-office locations with leading German and international companies.

5. Contact

If you are interested in a long-term professional challenge and further development of a young, growing and ambitious alliance with innovative member companies and if loyalty, the ability to work in a team as well as entrepreneurial thinking and acting are among your strong characteristics, then please send your complete application documents (incl. motivation letter) together with your salary requirements, earliest possible starting date and reference number (OPS-OI4-7) by E-Mail to (Managing Director of the OI4 Alliance).