Investment & Venture Manager (m/f/d)

Company

Our client is embedded in a family-owned global Group of significant size with leading activities in Nutrition and Life Science. As part of the company’s continued development, we are currently tasked with filling the following position

Investment & Venture Manager (m/f/d)
Southwest Germany


Your Task

In this position you are responsible for the identification of new market potentials and innovative business models in the nutrition value system. The focus will be attractive early stage investment opportunities, e.g. with the help of cluster analyses, new technologies and trends in the target industries. In cooperation with the General Manager of the organization, the following areas of responsibilities should be taken on:

  • Globalizing the deal flow access esp. in Asia and in LATAM
  • Validation of the business cases of potential investment targets
  • Structuring and negotiating the terms and conditions of the investment agreements
  • Accompanying and supporting the portfolio companies in scaling their business and delivering the business plan
  • Supporting the portfolio companies in continuous value creation for all stakeholders
  • Planning and realisation of exits
  • Participation in virtual and real pitch events of Start-ups
  • Preparation and coordination of meetings / presentations

Your Profile

You have successfully completed your studies in Business Administration/Finance at master’s level or comparable. In addition, you ideally bring first professional experience in a Nutrition, Life Science or Biotech oriented VC (incl. Corporate VC) or innovation management of an operating company, in consultancy or in a relevant position in a Start-up. Furthermore, you convince through:

  • Strong analytical skills and very good comprehension of numbers
  • Proven skills in stringent, goal-oriented project management
  • Independent, proactive work attitude as well as initiative and commitment
  • Strong entrepreneurial mindset and assertiveness
  • Ability to interact with entrepreneurs and founders in different cultures
  • Resilience and strong desire to “deliver what was promised”
  • Ambition and the willingness to develop
  • Business fluent skills of the English language and ideally good skills of another language (e.g., konkret
  • French or Spanish) in addition
  • Strong intercultural skills
  • IT affinity, precisely MS Office with very good Excel skills

Opportunities and Perspectives

In this position you have the chance to work in an innovative, goal-driven environment that features great opportunities to develop and enhance your skills and gain strong work experience in an international set-up. Furthermore, it offers you the chance to take further steps in your professional career within our client’s corporate group.


Are you interested in a extremely interesting and varied job in the Venture Capital environment with a focus in Nutrition, Life Science and Biotech? Then we will be glad to receive your application documents while maintaining the strictest confidentiality and blocking notices. If you have any questions, our contact person will be happy to answer them by phone.

 

Do you have questions?

Your personal contact person Rainer Haske will be available for a first exchange

Rainer Haske

Managing Director

phone +49 (0) 4473 94336 17

Company

Our client is embedded in a family-owned global Group of significant size with leading activities in Nutrition and Life Science. As part of the company’s continued development, we are currently tasked with filling the following position

Investment & Venture Manager (m/f/d)
Southwest Germany


Your Task

In this position you are responsible for the identification of new market potentials and innovative business models in the nutrition value system. The focus will be attractive early stage investment opportunities, e.g. with the help of cluster analyses, new technologies and trends in the target industries. In cooperation with the General Manager of the organization, the following areas of responsibilities should be taken on:

  • Globalizing the deal flow access esp. in Asia and in LATAM
  • Validation of the business cases of potential investment targets
  • Structuring and negotiating the terms and conditions of the investment agreements
  • Accompanying and supporting the portfolio companies in scaling their business and delivering the business plan
  • Supporting the portfolio companies in continuous value creation for all stakeholders
  • Planning and realisation of exits
  • Participation in virtual and real pitch events of Start-ups
  • Preparation and coordination of meetings / presentations

Your Profile

You have successfully completed your studies in Business Administration/Finance at master’s level or comparable. In addition, you ideally bring first professional experience in a Nutrition, Life Science or Biotech oriented VC (incl. Corporate VC) or innovation management of an operating company, in consultancy or in a relevant position in a Start-up. Furthermore, you convince through:

  • Strong analytical skills and very good comprehension of numbers
  • Proven skills in stringent, goal-oriented project management
  • Independent, proactive work attitude as well as initiative and commitment
  • Strong entrepreneurial mindset and assertiveness
  • Ability to interact with entrepreneurs and founders in different cultures
  • Resilience and strong desire to “deliver what was promised”
  • Ambition and the willingness to develop
  • Business fluent skills of the English language and ideally good skills of another language (e.g., konkret
  • French or Spanish) in addition
  • Strong intercultural skills
  • IT affinity, precisely MS Office with very good Excel skills

Opportunities and Perspectives

In this position you have the chance to work in an innovative, goal-driven environment that features great opportunities to develop and enhance your skills and gain strong work experience in an international set-up. Furthermore, it offers you the chance to take further steps in your professional career within our client’s corporate group.


Are you interested in a extremely interesting and varied job in the Venture Capital environment with a focus in Nutrition, Life Science and Biotech? Then we will be glad to receive your application documents while maintaining the strictest confidentiality and blocking notices. If you have any questions, our contact person will be happy to answer them by phone.

Rainer Haske
Consultant

Phone +49 4473-9433617
E-Mail haske@personal-schwerdtfeger.de

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