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Strategy & Business Development Expert (m/f/d)

Posting Date:  Jan 12, 2022

Karlsruhe, DE

Business Area:  Körber Digital
Company:  Körber Digital

Strategy & Business Development Expert (m/f/d)

Do you want to redefine established processes and industries by leveraging IoT, Artificial Intelligence and Industry 4.0 principles? Would you like to be part of a digital solution that increases the quality of pharmaceutical products and, thus, improves the life of millions every day? If your answer is yes, you should continue reading!

With HQ in Karlsruhe, our newest established corporate venture is poised to become the leading end-to-end AI solution provider for quality and performance improvements in pharmaceutical visual inspection. The digitally enabled solution is not just significantly improving inspection procedures using AI but reshapes and simplifies all adjacent processes.

We are data scientists, engineers, designers, product managers, and regulatory compliance experts. We are a team, united by our shared ambition: We exploit the value of data to revolutionize visual inspection to the benefit of all!

Become part of an amazing journey and let us jointly deliver the difference in Pharma!


Your role in our team


As Venture Architect you deal with a broad range of strategical topics within the growth and ramp-up of our newest venture:

  • You support the ramp-up of the new venture through all means (Venture Strategy, Branding Ramp-Up, Market analysis and derivation of strategic measures, potential partnerships, Legal & IP topics, etc.)
  • You define and reflect our current product offerings and discuss within the team the most suitable monetization & business models
  • Based on our continuous sparring with customers, our UX Designers & Product Owners, you define and quantify customer value pools and design subsequent product ideas with well-defined USPs
  • You set up a consistent market analysis framework and incorporate current customer interactions in close collaboration with sales
  • You continuously monitor trends within the tech environment and assess them for their applicability within the pharmaceutical sector
  • As an expert concerning markets and trends, you also build up a deep knowledge about competition and start-ups within our broader area of effect. The adequately visualize of this information does not pose any challenges to you


Your profile


  • Business administration degree or similar and 3-5 years of experience in strategy development, -implementation, and strategic business development in corporate setup or strategy consulting, ideally experience in a highly dynamic start-up environment
  • Distinct understanding of business management paired with expert knowledge of innovative business models
  • Familiarity with regulated industries, in particular the pharmaceutical environment
  • Fluent German and very good English skills; further language skills would be a plus
  • Excellent ability to think strategically and creatively; Strong analytical, problem-solving, and prioritization skills
  • Proficiency in MS Office tools (Excel, PowerPoint, Word) and further business intelligence tools such as Power BI


Your benefits


  • For you to take responsibility and make an impact from day one
  • Growth opportunities on and off the job and a generous individual development budget
  • A competitive salary and benefits package, with flexible working hours and remote work options
  • Company mobile phone, laptop (MacBook / PC), and other tools you might need


Recruitment Team

For questions please contact us via jobs@koerber.com.
Please apply exclusively via the “Apply now” button.

For questions please contact us via jobs@koerber.de.
Please apply exclusively via the “Apply now” button.

We are Körber – an international technology group with about 10,000 employees, more than 100 locations worldwide and a common goal: We turn entrepreneurial thinking into customer success and shape the technological change. In the Business Areas Digital, Pharma, Supply Chain, Tissue and Tobacco, we offer products, solutions and services that inspire. We act fast to customer needs, we execute ideas seamlessly, and with our innovations we create added value for our customers. In doing so, we are increasingly building on ecosystems that solve the challenges of today and tomorrow. Körber AG is the holding company of the Körber Group.

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