Lead Strategist for Performance Materials (all genders)

Posted 13 Jun 2019

Darmstadt, Hesse - Germany

Req Id 193618


A career at our company is an ongoing journey of discovery: our around 52,000 people are shaping how the world lives, works and plays through next generation advancements in healthcare, life science and performance materials. For more than 350 years and across the world we have passionately pursued our curiosity to find novel and vibrant ways of enhancing the lives of others.

Your role: Our Performance Materials division is a leading partner for the electronic industry and enabling key revolutionary technologies and megatrends like new memory technologies, OLED displays and high-performance chips. We develop innovative materials for the special needs of the semiconductor and display, automotive and cosmetics industry. To provide innovative solutions for our customers also in future, we need to identify trends early and adjust our business strategy accordingly. We need to put the right focus on the trends and technologies and manage our portfolio with organic measures as well as M&A activities.

We are looking for a highly motivated and dynamic lead strategist for our PM strategy team.

You should have profound experiences in business conception, strategy development and in market research for the semiconductor/ electronic/ chemical industry, ideally also in an operational role. You have already managed major strategic and transformational projects e.g. in a leading management consulting company or in industries.

Together with the colleagues in the strategy team as well as the experts from the business units, you will develop strategic concepts, evaluate markets, customers, competitors and derive strategic measures and M&A activities.

Job location will be Darmstadt, Germany.


Who you are:

  • PhD or University degree in science, economics or industrial engineering, ideally also MBA.
  • Profound experience in a leading management consulting company or similar experience in the industry.
  • Several years of experience in strategy development of companies or business units, preferably in the electronic industry.
  • Very good analytical skills and experienced with PowerPoint and Excel.
  • Very good communication and team skills.
  • Highly motivated and ambitious to grow within the semiconductor and display materials industry.
  • Fluent in English and German.

What we offer:  With us, there are always opportunities to break new ground. We empower you to fulfil your ambitions, and our diverse businesses offer various career moves to seek new horizons. We trust you with responsibility early on and support you to draw your own career map that is responsive to your aspirations and priorities in life. Join us and bring your curiosity to life!

Curious? Apply and find more information at https://jobs.vibrantm.com

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