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Corporate Development Manager, Innovative PE-backed Firm, Baden-Wuerttemberg, Germany

10178 /43B

Our client, an innovative market leader in its field, is looking to grow their team with a Corporate Development Manager, to be based in their headquarter in Baden Wuerttemberg, Germany. With over 700 employees, around €100mio of turnover and a history of close to 100 years, they have achieved a contemporary and health-seeking company which is very customer-oriented. Their prize-winning products set them apart with their quality and a vision to inspire and improve your lifestyle. With their future projective being set for further diversification and internationalization, this role will entail project management, M&A and corporate development and is a great chance to work closely with the management of the firm and the deal team of the PE fund. This opportunity is great for young professionals who want to work in an international and modern environment.

  • Close direct collaboration with the top-management team and exposure to private equity owner
  • Direct reporting into top management for strategic as well as day-to-day support
  • Management of corporate initiatives and strategically relevant value creation projects including planning, resource management, project controlling and selected support in implementation
  • Management of relevant stakeholders incl. project managers, employees, and external management advisors
  • Support in M&A transactions within the targeted buy-and-build strategy, followed by integration of acquired companies into the wider group
  • Preparation of the board meetings and strategy workshops including continuous reporting on the ongoing value creation initiatives

  • Successfully completed studies in business or engineering
  • Prior experience in management consulting, Big Four or inhouse/strategy consulting with a clear track record of managing complex projects; ideally with previous exposure to PE-environment
  • High affinity for numbers, above average analytical skills and extensive problem-solving skills
  • Strong client and quality-oriented approach combined with a high degree of initiative, enthusiasm, pragmatism, and a can-do attitude
  • Fluent German and English language skills
  • Plus: Experience with M&A and Post-Merger-Integration

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