DMS (Dealer Management System) - Operations Director – Hybrid – Bötzingen (Freiburg)

We are hiring at Freicon Software for an Operations Director to join our team. Our ambition is to grow this candidate from this role to COO / Managing Director of the company.

Here is a little window into our company: Freicon Software GmbH is a German subsidiary of the Canadian Valsoft Group and one of the leading providers of dealer management systems for automobile and commercial vehicle dealers on the European vehicle market. The focus of the Valsoft Group is on the acquisition and operation of vertical software companies. Since 2015, more than 85 companies have been taken over. Today the Valsoft Group employs over 3,000 people in over 20 countries.

The successful candidate can be based anywhere within commutable distance of our office in Bötzingen, working in a hybrid work model!

About The Role:

As part of its growth strategy, Freicon is now looking for its new Operations Director. This person will ensure that processes and performance across the company are met. This person will also be the face of the company and therefore meet key accounts. Naturally, this position could quickly evolve toward a Managing Director role.

The ideal candidate has experience managing teams, budgets, clients and optimizing processes. An engineering or product background would be much appreciated. Knowledge of the automotive or a related industry is a must.

This position is ideal for an experienced Product Director or Sales Director (or similar), willing to join a human-sized company, part of a bigger organization with ambitious career goals. You are curious, open, creative, and motivated by the idea of joining a legacy product with a strong client base.

About You:

  • Business degree.
  • Strong experience as an Operations Director or Sales Director, managing teams.
  • Expertise in the field of DMS (Dealer Management Systems).
  • Minimum 3 to 5 years of experience in the automotive or related industry.
  • Strong communication, teamwork, and project management skills.
  • Analytical skills and strategic thinking.
  • Standard languages: German (native level), English (fluent to native level); French is a plus.

    For information about Freicon Software, please visit our website at

    We thank all applicants for their interest; however, only those candidates selected for an interview will be contacted.