Innovation Manager Construction Software & Services (M/F/X)
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What's the role?

You lead software and digital service innovation that improve productivity in construction as part of our Business Unit Fastening & Protection Solutions. You shape the future of our digital solutions for design and field productivity thanks to your background and passion for technology.

Who is Hilti?

If you’re new to the industry, you might not have heard of us. We provide leading-edge tools, technologies, software, and services for the global construction industry, and beyond. At Hilti strong customer relationships create solutions that build a better future, where there is pride and a sense of belonging across our 120 global locations. It’s where people explore possibilities, leverage their potential, own their personal development, and grow lasting careers.

What does the role involve?

In Hilti Business Unit Fastening & Protection Solutions we innovate on software and service solutions which upgrade our hardware products to Total System Solutions. You collaborate with our marketing and technology teams, external partners, start-ups, software players, universities to monitor relevant trends and technologies. Based on your expertise and your business acumen, you identify customer challenges and evaluate technologies such as Machine Learning, Computer Vision, IoT, AR/VR to come up with specific product ideas adding value to customers and Hilti. By leading innovation projects, you validate hypothesis and develop clear recommendations for our product roadmap. In that context, you develop prototypes together with our development team and interact with our market organizations and customers. Thanks to your strong external network, you will bring in outside in perspectives and you bring in your coaching skills to educate team members on trends and technologies.

In Hilti`s Business Unit F&P Solutions, we drive digital innovation in a very dynamic environment and with high strategic relevance. We work on exciting technologies with internal and external partners to come up with cool new products.

What do we offer?

You will be working with a team of people striving for excellence, with an open, inclusive and supportive culture. Bring your own perspective and achieve results together with others. Come to a place where you will own your development and career journey: global or local, cross-functional or as a specialist. If you’re willing to go the extra mile, there is no limit to what you can achieve. Relish the views from our modern and state-of-the art offices. Enjoy a variety of healthy foods from the campus restaurants, keep in shape at the in-house gym, or commute with our e-bikes free of charge. You will be amazed what the alpine life has to offer. For the full range of benefits, take a look at

Why should you apply?

You are someone who wants to influence both your own development and digitalization in construction. You’re looking for a company where you have the opportunity to pursue your interests across functions and geographies, where a job title is not considered a final destination but the starting point. You have a passion for technology and a strong customer focus.

What you need is:

  • You hold a Master’s degree in Civil Engineering, Construction Management or Innovation Management
  • Passion for technology and ideally a proven track record working in the construction industry (e.g. as project manager)
  • Excellent project management skills, your working style is proactive, and you have a “getting-things-done” approach
  • Business acumen and strategic mindset
  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills in spoken and written English

Does this sound like you? We look forward to your application! For further questions, please feel free to contact the hiring manager Oliver Glockner, Innovation Director:

*For non-EU / EFTA citizens: Please state your eligibility status to work in Switzerland/ Liechtenstein and note that if you do not own a valid Swiss/ Liechtenstein work permit, Hilti cannot guarantee your final employment due to authority regulations.

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Hilti is an equal opportunity employer.