Reference: 75259 /8G Our client is an entrepreneurial business builder and investor focused on launching & developing digital businesses to their fullest potential. With a strong track record in adtech, fintech and now medtech company development, they are looking for a strong strategic and operationally minded person to join their leadership circle. As VP Strategy & Value Creation your role will include helping to identify and evaluate new market segments into which the holding can invest and build, as well as launching individual new business concepts within the verticals. You will also have a very active role in value creation / capture across the existing portfolio, establishing best-in-class portfolio management and reporting structures and working with the companies at board level. Our client initially envisages this as a VP role but with an attractive long-term development path to senior C level within the group, but they may also consider more experienced candidates immediately, case by case.
As part of the fund's leadership circle you will help define the overriding strategy of the holding as well as within individual businesses
Analysing and evaluating new market segments for digital launch & development
Originating and executing selective investments into external companies, follow-on investments and divestments for the group holding
Strategic analysis of the whole portfolio to assess which units should be accelerated, changed or if appropriate ceased, including active board participation and establishing best-in-class portfolio management structures
Managing significant external financing rounds and M&A transactions where required
This position offers highly attractive long term development and promotion options, with a possible path open to a CIO role medium term.
You have most likely gained significant hands-on experience in within a private equity firm, ideally in a value creation role, or at least with significant exposure to portfolio issues, an active family office or a dynamic, acquisitive corporate environment. Other backgrounds may also be considered.
You will have experienced lots of different transactions and operational situations, bringing an objective, analytical mindset to each assessment
Experienced board member, with strong strategic vision, deep interpersonal skills and a bias to action
Fluent German and English are imperitive; other languages and an outward facing, international approach are especially helpful
You have actively led portfolio value creation, setting clear and measurable milestones and structures with the portfolio management teams
Internal Number: 6124341
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