Manager Strategic Ventures (f/m/d)

From Nature. For Health. Dr. Willmar Schwabe is the world's leading manufacturer of herbal medicines. As a family-owned company with over 150 years of history and around 4,000 employees worldwide, we stand for products of exceptionally high quality. To promote the health of people all over the world, we rely on modern research, customer orientation and competent and motivated employees.


For our Global Strategy & Business Development department at our Karlsruhe-Durlach headquarters, we are looking for a

Manager Strategic Ventures (f/m/d)

Your responsibilities

  • Managing current and future (digital start-up) ventures within the Schwabe Group across all stages from early initiation, investment process and active investment phase
  • Serving as the day-to-day point of contact for the startup management team across all stages and lifecycle of the venture
  • Screening & scouting potential new ventures according to strategically defined search fields incl. the management of supporting service providers and consultants
  • Networking across the relevant ecosystem of health start-ups, incubators and company-builders
  • Driving, managing and supporting business development projects as well as due diligence processes in the context of (digital) ventures
  • Providing support and involvement in Schwabe’s Health Interests ideation and innovation process
  • Exchanging and transferring knowledge across the existing ventures as well as between the ventures and the Schwabe Group



Your profile

  • B.A., M.A. or MBA in Business Administration, Finance or Digital Business Management
  • Min. 5 years’ experience in VC and/or start-up and/or relevant consulting
  • Affinity for the health industry
  • Experience with corporate holdings and strategic venture investment
  • Strategic & operational competence in digital business models and KPIs, ideally B2C experience
  • Strong network in relevant ecosystems (scouting and sourcing)
  • Team player with excellent communication and persuasion skills as well as a high degree of intercultural competence and international experience
  • Fluency in German and English



Your benefits

  • Highly flexible remote-working and home-office opportunities
  • A performance-related remuneration with attractive special benefits
  • Employer-funded pension care
  • Varied portfolio of tasks and job security in a large, growing and future-oriented family business
  • Development prospects via continuing education with external providers and at the Schwabe Academy
  • Tasty meals in our company canteen
  • Health care by our own company medical service directly on site.



Does this sound good? We look forward to hearing from you!

Please send us your application, preferably by email, indicating the reference number 05ID_S60011626, including salary requirements and earliest possible starting date:


Do you still have questions about our job offer?

Please feel free to contact Mrs. Gebhardt, phone (+49) 721 4005-9653. Further information about Dr. Willmar Schwabe can be found on our website:

Dr. Willmar Schwabe GmbH & Co. KG
Willmar-Schwabe-Straße 4
Zentrales Bewerbermanagement
76227 Karlsruhe


Expert / Professional

Start of employment:
From now on

Contract form:

Required level of education:
Abgeschlossenes Studium



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