Chief Financial Officer (f/m/d)

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Chief Financial Officer (f/m/d)

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Entry date: January 1, 2022 Job No.: 105800
  • DB International Operations
  • Engineering
  • Full Time (Duration: Permanent)
  • from Jan 1, 2022
  • Delhi

Deutsche Bahn International Operations GmbH is a part of the DB group, a world-leading global railway company with an extensive organization in Germany and projects around the world. Our company offers a technically sophisticated and customized infrastructure, mobility and transport solutions. We acquire, initiate and manage rail operations and maintenance projects outside Europe. We are looking for transport and mobility enthusiasts and entrepreneurs with long-standing experience in railway operations and projects in India or worldwide.We are currently seeking you to build up and manage the operation and maintenance of a Regional Rapid Transit System (RRTS) and Mass Rapid Transport System (MRTS) business in Delhi, India. This 82km long Delhi-Meerut line will consist of 16 RRTS and 6 MRTS stations. This will include developing a local O&M company from scratch to full operations, developing and leading a passionate and performance driven team, steering quality, performance and customer satisfaction as well as ensuring economic success in India.Would you like to be part of our journey? Join us as Chief Financial Officer at Deutsche Bahn International Operations located in Delhi at the earliest opportunity.


  • Report to the CEO of the local Railway Company
  • Establish the Finance/Accounting department of the local Railway Company
  • Lead and develop your team
  • Ensure the economic success of the company by strategic and operational decision making to achieve a high business performance
  • Ensure compliance to reporting, budgeting, accounting, auditing as well as treasury processes
  • Responsible for risk management and measuring business performance based on a selected KPI set
  • Liaise with contracting authority and other external stakeholders

  • Masters Degree in Finance or Economics or a Bachelor Degree and an MBA or equivalent
  • Minimum 12 years of experience as well as work experience in international teams incl. at least 4 years in a leadership position
  • At least 4 years of experience in Metro/Railway
  • Extensive professional experience in Finance/Accounting disciplines
  • Good communication skills in general as well as high sensitivity in dealing with people
  • Goal-oriented and display entrepreneurial behaviour
  • High reliability, trustworthiness and a distinct sense of confidentiality
  • Understanding of culture and work mentality
  • Team player mentality
  • Excellent self-organization and a high level of motivation
  • Ability to work under pressure
  • Excellent knowledge of English
  • Willingness to move your primary residence to Delhi for at least 2-3 years

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