Senior Manager (m/f/d) Corporate Development & Strategy

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Date: Nov 8, 2023

Location: Hanau, HE, DE, 63450

Company: Heraeus

Senior Manager (m/f/d) Corporate Development & Strategy
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 leading international family-owned portfolio 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 environment, electronics, health, and industrial applications. Heraeus is one of the top 10 family-owned companies in Germany and has a team of around 16,200 employees in 40 countries.


The following challenges await you:

  • You will advise the management of the Heraeus Group on issues relating to the management of the portfolio of companies and investments and therefore become an essential part of the active portfolio management of the Heraeus Group.
  • You will analyse relevant trends for Heraeus and assess their impact on various Heraeus portfolio companies.
  • You will identify and analyse new business areas of interest for Heraeus as well as specific investment opportunities. You will be involved in the subsequent implementation of these investments (e.g. through M&A, investments, and partnerships).
  • You will also contribute by continuously questioning the role of the companies in the existing portfolio and support them in maximising value.
  • You will maintain an external network of consultants and other market participants, which you will actively use to generate ideas.
  • You will participate in the conceptualisation of value creation plans for individual portfolio companies and be involved in monitoring the successful implementation of these plans.

Your Profile:

  • Successfully completed university degree in the field of economics, industrial engineering, business informatics, natural sciences, or a comparable field
  • Several years of experience (at least 3 to 5 years) in strategy consulting and/or portfolio development, ideally in one of the top-tier strategy consultancies or private equity funds
  • Know-how in the management of complex, strategic projects
  • Solutions- and results-oriented mindset
  • Excellent analytical and social skills, as well as flexibility and the ability to work effectively in a team


Your Benefits:
Strong salary package - attractive basic salary plus variable profit-sharing (up to 150% target achievement possible) and support for private pension plan
Modern working time arrangements - time sovereignty without time recording, focus on results-oriented work 
Regular time off - 30 days annual leave plus up to 6 additional days off (company closures on bridge days and between years), special leave for special occasions, life phase account for paid time off (e.g. sabbatical, earlier retirement)
Additional benefits - subsidized public transport, discounts in many (online) stores, company medical service with comprehensive preventive medical check-ups, sports facilities and employee canteen with freshly prepared meals every day
Sustainability and social commitment - sustainability as part of the corporate strategy and targeted support for initiatives in the areas of education, family and science through our own foundations

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