Business Development Manager (m/f/d)

Date: Oct 21, 2021

Location: Hanau, HE, DE, 63450

Company: Heraeus

Business Development Manager (m/f/d)
Location Hanau
Full Time

Imagine a job where you will have the opportunity to do exciting and challenging work, while collaborating with extraordinary colleagues. A company that invests in you and your career, providing the training, mentoring, development and support you need to be successful now and in the future. If you want a career without limits with a market-leading family-owned, global company where you can make an impact, then imagine an opportunity at Heraeus. Every day, our worldwide team of around 14,800 employees are bringing forward new ideas and solutions that are impacting and transforming everything from healthcare to renewable energy to e-mobility to high-tech and telecommunications.


The following challenges await you:

  • You are at the sweet spot between R&D, commercial functions, operations and markets - identifying, evaluating, and driving new growth opportunities for Heraeus Precious Metals
  • You observe, analyze and actively screen current and future markets, technologies, and business models to identify potential areas of growth (organic and M&A)
  • You create business cases and calculations for innovation projects and new products with growth potential 
  • You build up strategic partnerships with relevant market players, start-ups, and research institutions
  • You gather and process information, formulate and test hypotheses, derive strategic recommendations and present them to the management
  • You carry out projects and initiatives within multi-functional international teams, taking responsibility for steering these efforts to success, which means delivering project results within agreed timeframes, budgets and quality standards and considering the impact of your own projects across the business.


Your profile:

  • University degree in natural sciences or a technical field and several years of work experience in R&D, strategy, consulting or other related business environment
  • Good knowledge in the areas of market analysis, technology evaluation, strategy, business planning and project management
  • Knowledge in precious metals and their applications is a plus
  • Being a solid team player who is also an independent thinker
  • Strong presentation and analytical skills and strategic thinking
  • Endless curiosity, can-do initiative, hands-on mentality and a passion for making cross-functional projects work
  • Skills to communicate complex ideas effectively, both verbally and written, in English and German
  • Willingness to travel