Head of Commercial Excellence (m/f/d)

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Date: Apr 20, 2024

Location: Hanau, DE

Company: Heraeus

Head of Commercial Excellence (m/f/d)
Location Hanau
Full Time


About Heraeus

Solutions from the Heraeus Group provide faster internet, rid water of germs, and keep hearts beating in time. As a broadly diversified and globally leading family-owned technology company, we combine materials expertise and technological leadership to create the most diverse products, all with one thing in common: World-class quality. Working with customers around the world, we shape the future and provide vital innovations in the areas of Metals & Recycling, Healthcare, Semiconductor & Electronics and Industrials. Heraeus is one of the top 10 family-owned companies in Germany and has a team of around 17,200 employees in 40 countries.

About our Corporate Consulting Team

As Corporate Consulting and Digitalization team at Heraeus, we know the challenges today's global manufacturing and service companies face. We work on key topics that are highly relevant for the performance of the Heraeus Group and thus create real added value side by side with our colleagues in the Operating Companies. We have deep expertise in Supply Chain Excellence (e.g., Operations, Lean Six Sigma) and Commercial Excellence (e.g., Marketing and Sales). We drive digital innovation in our Operating Companies in many different areas, such as Digital Customer Experience (e.g., eCommerce, Web, CRM, Customer Analytics), IoT (e.g., Machine Connectivity, Robotics, Automation, Metrology) and Data Science (e.g., AI, Data Engineering, Optimization). In our Consulting team, we are always in close contact with each other. Openness and trust create room for personal and professional development. GROW with us and let’s get EXCELLENT together. More information about our Corporate Consulting team can be found at www.heraeus-consulting.com/careers.


The following challenges await you:

  • As Head of Commercial Excellence (m/f/d) you manage the commercial transformation at Heraeus.
  • In your role you are a thought partner to the leaders of Heraeus’ operating companies and consult them to realize performance improvement on strategic commercial topics such as marketing, sales, pricing, new business models, sustainability and more. 
  • You initiate and guide Commercial Excellence engagements to drive performance improvements in our Operating Companies.
  • As people leader of 12 internal consultants with different consulting experience you support internal employees in the context of short assignments at Commercial Excellence.
  • As a board-2-position with direct access to multiple board members you are an exchange partner for the strategic development of commercial topics at Heraeus.


Your Profile:

  • Successful completion of studies in business administration or a comparable course of study
  • Several years of relevant professional and management experience with success in a strategic consultancy, or in a leading international B2B company
  • Extensive experience in multi-project management, executive stakeholder management, and client development
  • Excellent communication skills in German and English combined with an outstanding ability to structure complex problems
  • Strong entrepreneurial mindset and drive, eager to excite and lead people and the organization
  • Last but not least distinct strategic thinking with excellent business acumen


What you can look forward to at our Consulting Unit:

  • Empowerment & Career Development - value-adding projects including multiple insights, high visibility and a cross-functional network enabling future career advancements within the Heraeus Group
  • Top projects with high impact – together with your team you will always work on key topics that are highly relevant for the performance of the Heraeus Group and thus create real added value side by side with our colleagues in the operating companies
  • Strong salary package - attractive basic salary, performance-related components & profit-sharing, support for private pension plan and mobility flat rate
  • Hybrid working and regular time off - a combination of remote and on site working, 30 days annual leave plus up to 6 additional days off (company closures on bridge days and between years)
  • Additional benefits - on site- subsidized public transport, company medical service with comprehensive vaccinations and preventive medical check-ups, sport offers at our Heraeus Balance Point, delicious and healthy dishes in our canteen and social counseling to foster and ensure mental health

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