As an international, family owned company, Vorwerk offers some 20,000  employees and 600,000 sales advisers in more than 60 countries a host of opportunities for personal development. Our successful direct sales concept, the fascination of our well-known brands and the long-term prospects we offer represent ideal conditions for anyone eager to make the most of every chance to actively help shape their own future.

The Corporate Strategy Department at Vorwerk & Co. KG in Wuppertal is looking for a
(Senior) Manager Corporate Strategy (m/f)
The Vorwerk Group is managing a diversified portfolio of dynamic and growing companies with strong brands in many geographies and business segments. The Corporate Strategy department supports the executive board in setting the strategic direction for the group, develops new business fields (organically and inorganically), supervises the strategic implementation roadmap and executes strategic projects.

Job Responsibility:

 

Requirements:

  • You contribute to the strategic development of the Vorwerk Group by leading international projects with high value contribution to the overall strategy
  • Possible project assignments include market entry and activation, Commercial Due Diligence, business model development, as well as cross divisional projects
  • Take on the responsibility during the entire concept-shaping process and actively contribute to the first stages of the implementation process
  • Provide basis for a sound decision making of the Executive Board by conducting strategic internal or external analyses to, e.g. M&A target monitoring and creation of investment proposals, and portfolio analyses
  • Drive the integrated group strategy process for selected entities by challenging and supporting divisional strategic work
  • Prepare and facilitate interdisciplinary workshops on top management level
  • Manage complex internal and external stakeholder structures
 
  • Excellent academic background with Master's degree, MBA is a plus
  • Proven track record in leading high-impact projects
  • Several years of working experience, thereof at least 5-6 years in strategy consulting or business development in relevant industries
  • Preferably expertise in the areas of strategy / M&A / Innovation / new business development
  • Strong analytical skills, result- and performance-driven mentality
  • Excellent communication skills, team player, highly sensible and empathic listener
  • Generalist: enjoys versatile activities and to collaborate on different levels
  • Highly committed and flexible, high ability to work under pressure
  • Strong interpersonal and intercultural skills, ideally developed through international working experience
  • Excellent German and English skills, additional languages are an advantage

WHAT WE OFFER:
  • Highly motivated, international team
  • Highest management visibility and networking opportunities
  • Possibility to actively drive the change
  • 100% family-owned company with a warm and collegial culture
  • Fair work-life Balance
  • An excellent perspective for a top management career in a strong and growing group of companies
  • Attractive location close to the metropolises Cologne and Dusseldorf




 
 

Contact:

Vorwerk & Co. KG
Eleonora Palazzesi,
M├╝hlenweg 17-37 , 42270  Wuppertal
Germany
+49 202 564 1256
www.vorwerk.de