Global Business Application Lead – Madrid


At Claire Joster we are specialists in the selection of executive and middle management profiles for the main functional areas, with a fundamental added value: the recruitment of talent, based on the values and cultural fit of our clients and candidates.

We believe in the unique talent of each person and we know that diversity adds value to teams, driving more innovative, creative and efficient organisations. That is why, as part of Eurofirms Group, and in accordance with our People first culture, we work to create inclusive work environments in which each individual can grow and develop their best version of themselves. We also seek to act as agents of change to promote equal opportunities in our environment, fostering respect and supporting diversity in all its forms.


As a Group, our client offers products and solutions that enable the safe transport of liquids and gases, as well as lightweight casting components and high-precision manufacturing technologies. As a sustainability and innovation leader, our client strives to achieve profitable growth while offering superior value to its customers for more than 200 years.


·         Bachelor’s degree (Master’s preferred) in in Information Technology or equivalent

·         5+ years of engaging, motivating and forward-looking leadership experience

·         5+ years of professional experience in applications management

·         Strong ability to evaluate, procure and manage business ecosystems

·         Strong vendor management and business acumen

·         Excellent DXP platform and digital skills a must

·         Excellent understanding of AI engines, big data and data mining

·         Excellent understanding of progressive learning trends, digital solutions and technology supporting and driving continuous learning

·         Good knowledge of CRM and ERP systems

·         Ability to deal with ambiguity and to convey complex concepts concisely and clearly at all levels

·         Excellent communication, problem-solving, and analytical skills

·         Excellent interpersonal skills and ability to build relationships

·         Impeccable written and verbal communication

·         Ideally experience in industry environment

·         Written and spoken fluency in English, ideally also in German

·         Detail-oriented work style with focus on time and project management

·         Must be self-reliant, well organized, takes initiative, results -oriented, open minded, and approachable

·         High professional experience with MS Office, Articulate Storyline and Cornerstone OnDemand LMS systems

·         Mother tongue or equivalent level of English, very good knowledge of German


·         Lead business application management and support team

·         Coordinate and administrate learning application architecture, data, API structure, integration of roles and competencies

·         Integrate AI and Data mining functions for competencies framework and usability in global learning ecosystem

·         Assure value, quality, risk, cost and terms in evaluating and procuring new solutions and services

·         Organize, oversee, and drive development, enhancement and operation of application services

·         Application management responsibility for a portfolio of applications

·         Extensive service implementation experience

·         Procurement and vendor management responsibility

·         Responsible for ensuring application support (2nd/3rd level).

·         Create and realize global administrators structure and prepare guidance and training material as well train the administrators at all levels (Regional, national, HR Business Partner, Line Managers, Sales Managers. …)

·         Participate in discussions on new and maintenance of existing learning applications and features in corporate and divisional meetings. Ensure that GF PS requirements are implemented timely and share good experience and lessons learned with peers in other divisions

 ·        Lead implementation projects related to learning applications, meeting management and streaming


We are People first, that’s our culture. We base our mission on improving people’s lives by creating an environment in which they can become the best version of themselves and exercising leadership by values.

Claire Joster is part of Eurofirms Group, the first Spanish HR company with national capital, with more than 1,000 employees and 130 offices. We are present in Spain, Portugal, Italy, Holland and Chile, and have local partners all over the world. With a turnover of €351M, we are one of the fastest growing European companies according to The Financial Times ranking.

We focus on achieving the perfect fit between the company and the candidate. A fit based on the company’s values, attitude and culture, which we call Matching values. We work closely to ensure a smooth integration into your new corporate culture. If you like what you read, don’t hesitate to apply.