Business Application Manager (m/f/d)


Hamburg, DE

Feb 25, 2024



PLIXXENT is represented at six different locations in Europe (Germany, Denmark, the Netherlands, Italy, Spain and Great Britain), has over 350 employees and an annual turnover of over 300 M€.

PLIXXENT offers innovative technologies based on polyurethane. As a specialist for standard solutions and tailor-made systems, we accompany our customers along the entire value chain - from the initial consultation to after-sales support. Well-founded know-how in the development, production and processing of polyurethanes, flexibility in the procurement of raw materials and a European team with decades of experience make us a reliable and powerful partner - and an attractive employer with a wide range of career opportunities.


We are seeking an experienced Business Application Manager to manage our SAP and non-SAP business applications and drive innovation and efficiency in our technology stack. The successful candidate will lead a team of consultants to design, implement, and maintain business applications, ensuring that they meet the needs of our organization and are aligned with our overall IT strategy. The reporting line will be directly to the Group Head of IT.




  • Lead the development and maintenance of business applications in support of our business objectives
  • Collaborate with diverse internal stakeholders to identify and prioritize IT initiatives that will drive business value and are aligned with business objectives and IT strategy
  • Provide technical leadership and guidance to the development team, including code reviews and mentoring
  • Ensure that all business applications are designed, built, and deployed in a scalable and sustainable manner
  • Monitor the performance of business applications, troubleshoot and resolve technical issues, and implement improvements as needed
  • Stay up-to-date with emerging trends and technologies in business applications and provide recommendations to the organization
  • Develop and maintain technical documentation, including system architecture, design specifications and user manuals
  • Manage relationships with third-party vendors and service providers as needed
  • Establish and enforce standards and best practices for development, testing, and deployment of business applications




  • Bachelor's or Master's degree in Computer Science or related field
  • 5+ years of experience in IT business applications, with at least 2 years in a leadership role
  • Experience with SAP and non-SAP business application development and maintenance, including web applications, mobile applications, and enterprise applications
  • Strong technical skills in software development, database design, and integration technologies
  • Excellent leadership and interpersonal skills, with the ability to effectively communicate with technical and non-technical stakeholders
  • Strong project management skills, with the ability to manage multiple projects simultaneously
  • Experience with Agile development methodologies
  • Knowledge of cloud-based platforms and infrastructure is a plus
  • Very good English language skills are a must-have (other European language skills are a plus)
  • If you are a strategic thinker with a passion for driving innovation through technology and possess the qualifications listed above, we encourage you to apply for this exciting opportunity as our Business Application Manager



At PLIXXENT we offer you a state-of-the-art working environment and all the advantages of a medium-sized, international company in start-up mode. We offer freedom to contribute your own ideas and take on responsibility. We cultivate a collegial atmosphere and work in a project-oriented manner.