Scout24 operates leading digital marketplaces in Germany and other selected European countries. ImmobilienScout24 and AutoScout24 are the main operations under the Scout24 brand. ImmobilienScout24 is the leading digital real estate classifieds platform in Germany, based on consumer traffic and time spent as well as customer numbers and listings. AutoScout24 is a leading automotive digital classifieds platform in Europe, in terms of unique monthly visitors and listings. With our digital marketplaces we are inspiring people's best decisions. Our purpose is to connect people with cars and homes. More than 1,000 employees in Germany and across Europe work on offering value to our consumers and customers. For more information, please visit:

Background on the position

The Group Strategy & Business Development team is developing and driving strategic initiatives within Scout24. This includes both organic growth initiatives and M&A for all of Scout24's businesses including ImmobilienScout24, AutoScout24 and FinanceScout24. Currently we are looking for a highly motivated Teamlead Group Strategy, M&A and Business Development (m/f) to strengthen and lead our team. We offer the unique chance to join a highly engaged team, to work with senior business leaders on high impact strategic initiatives, and to contribute to developing one of Germany's leading digital businesses.

Teamlead Group Strategy, M&A and Business Development (m/f)Berlin

Project examples are, among others:

  • Initiating and executing M&A activities in line with the Scout24 growth strategy, by generating and successfully closing national and international deals and by leading the post-merger-integration jointly with respective business leaders
  • Leading group wide market- and competitive intelligence, synthesizing implications for Scout24 strategy and driving resulting initiatives
  • Supporting Scout24 strategy development, implementation, and communication
  • Delivering and supporting strategic initiatives across Scout24, working closely with business leaders in ImmobilienScout24, AutoScout24, FinanceScout24
  • Identifying and negotiating strategic business partnerships
  • Leading, developing and engaging a team of 4 to 5 people
  • Reporting directly to the VP Group Strategy

Your profile:

  • Completed studies with excellent grades, with preference in business / management, IT, or engineering
  • At least 5 years work experience in Investment Banking, Private Equity, Top-Management Consulting or an M&A/Strategy/Business Development role in a leading digital business
  • Experience in leading and developing a working team
  • Track record in successfully delivering both M&A projects and organic growth initiatives
  • Very strong analytical capabilities, affinity to working with numbers
  • Strong conceptual skills, proven experience in problem solving and storylining
  • High motivation, entrepreneurial thinking
  • Motivation to "get own hands dirty" and curiosity "to get to the bottom of things"
  • Strong Excel and PowerPoint skills
  • Fluency in English and in German

What you can expect from us:

At Scout24 we value the diversity of our employees as much as our users' individual life scripts. Our doors are open for everyone and free of stereotyped thinking. The power of our team grows with the variety of individual perspectives. Our culture embraces a workplace that fits in with your personal way of life. Together, we build leading digital marketplaces in Europe. Some of the things we offer include:

  • An environment that provides the opportunity for impact you would find in a start-up combined with the resources of a market leader
  • Competitive salaries, an attractive company pension plan and personal benefits such as gym membership discount as a start
  • Great work-life balance, including flexible working hours, home office and 30 days of vacation annually
  • A commitment to diversity and a positive environment where we are not just colleagues but teammates and friends
  • Continuous development including skills training, language courses, and many other workshops and sessions
  • Our on-site canteen, fresh fruit, free drinks and more
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