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Portfolio Director, Entrepreneurial Tech Buyout Fund, Berlin, Germany


Our client is a dynamic private equity fund established by successful entrepreneurs with a clear focus on supporting the German Tech-Mittelstand in achieving long-term, sustainable growth. The team seeks majority stakes in companies that, through their own passion and drive, have achieved the status of Tech-Champions. As an investment partner, they provide the additional know-how and support to grow to the next level.

The team is looking to hire a Portfolio Director to play a central role in driving the strategic and operational development of the portfolio companies and preparation for the exit process. The director is responsible for value creation through organic growth as well as buy and build expansion.

This is an outstanding opportunity for a self-starter who seeks a dynamic platform to utilise their expertise and develop their own capabilities further as an operational leader. 

The position will be based in Berlin with regular travel required to the portfolio companies.


  • Be the first point of contact for all portfolio operational questions and needs
  • Build trustful and effective relationships with the portfolio management teams as their sparing-partner
  • Together with the management teams, create detailed strategic and operational plans to optimise resource allocation and convert ideas into sustainable practice
  • Provide continuous feedback, ongoing project management and reporting
  • Identification of relevant add-on target companies as well as support throughout a potential acquisition
  • Work alongside colleagues in the investment team over the life cycle of the investment to deliver maximum value to investors at the point of exit


  • You bring software/ tech industry expertise gained at a specialist consulting firm
  • Additionally, you have gained first-hand experience at a Mittelstands company or international technology firm in a strategy or operational function
  • The role requires the balance of a structured, detailed approach and the flexibility to adapt as circumstances require
  • You are a hands-on and down-to-earth person with strong communication skills, empathy, and the emotional intelligence to earn the right to guide portfolio management teams
  • Native level German and fluent English are essential
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