Portfolio Manager Private Equity (m/f/d) – eCommerce – “Unternehmer in spe”

German Private Equity Fund focused on Operational Value Creation

Dusseldorf area

Private Equity


Das Unternehmen

Our client is an established mid-cap German private equity fund with a focus on operational value creation. For one specific portfolio company they plan to hire a Portfolio Manager (m/f/d) who will support the CEO/CRO (a former operating partner of the PE fund and ex-consultant) in all aspects of the transformation process of the portfolio firm (sales, process & production optimization, internal processes, etc.).

The specific portfolio company in this case is an eCommerce company with € 200 million revenue that has been acquired recently.

Ihre Aufgaben

  • You will lead projects to optimize the company’s processes and increase the future growth
  • Take over interim management roles in the company in different functions
  • Mid-term career perspectives: to become a future CEO of a portfolio company in the private equity fund with shares

Das bringen Sie mit

  • 4-7 years of professional experience, from top-notch strategy or operational consulting firm. Additional experience from a role in an eCommerce company could be helpful, but is not a must
  • Functional focus on general marketing & sales, transformation
  • In-depth know-how in eCommerce
  • Profound management- and leadership skills in difficult situations requiring change: good combination of soft skills (motivating people in a consensual company culture) and clear target focus
  • Entrepreneurial mindset and passion – high drive to become a future CEO and shareholder
  • Absolute flexibility, willingness to travel (you will have to work on-site at the portfolio companies for 3-4 days/week over a longer period)
  • Ideally mid-market (German ‘Mittelstand’) exposure or at least ‘mind-set’
  • Hands-on, ‘get-things-done’ type of person who likes to work i

Andreas Christl

Managing Partner
  • a.christl@talentspy.de
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