Head of Strategic Partnershipmanagement & PMI - heycar Group (m/f/d)

We are heycar Group. 

heycar is changing the way customers find and buy their next car. We do this by explicitly focusing on vehicle, dealer and service quality. We are heavily user-centric and invest in applying cutting-edge technologies in order to become a leader in our space.   

In the heycar group we take care of our market organisations in the UK, Spain and Germany and work on the fast acceleration and roll-out of heycar into additional countries in an ambitious manner.

We are backed by some of the biggest player in the automotive industry. We are looking for entrepreneurial self-starters who want to change the way people buy and use mobility services.  

What You Bring to The Role.  

  • 7+ years of relevant leadership experience in fast paced environments ideally with a mix ranging from Managing Consulting, E-Commerce, VCs, Start-up, and Automotive – preferably in an international environment 
  • Growing heycar internationally via Partnerships & cooperation’s is a vital part of our strategy. You initiate global partnerships where this makes us faster  
  • You are a highly experienced manager and networker in our market environment and value chain (classifieds, automotive, e-commerce). 
  • You will be a leading member of our interdisciplinary team to drive decisions to go for partnering or making or buying in the complexity of a multi-market environment 
  • You bring in the network to approach our potential partners and the understanding of our potential partners organizational structure – you understand how to talk to them for which topic – you leverage your own and our existing network in the organization 
  • You understand the M&A process from target list to PMI, you are able to oversee internal/external teams for the PMI of a newly acquired company. PMI, LOI, NDA, DD, etc. are one of your spoken languages 
  • You are a strong communicator, have effective networking and influencing skills and the ability to build alliances and to negotiate (with excellent verbal and written communication skills in English) 
  • You create first-level business cases for partnership discussions to answer the question “how could we work together” and collaborate with our internal experts  
  • Pitching and communicating to the C-Level (Group and Market) is part of your daily business

What Your Responsibilities Will Include. 

  • You lead a growing Strategic Partnership Management & PMI team 
  • You are responsible for identifying and evaluating new, potential business and investment partnerships - both locally and internationally - and coordinate this closely with the heycar entities 
  • You build long-term collaborations with partners and investors, gain insights into their business activities and thus sustainably strengthen our growth 
  • You are responsible for the development of operational concepts, potential starting points and use cases within these partnerships 
  • In cooperation with the existing heycar entities you identify new M&A targets 
  • You have an elementary role in the M&A process to acquire new entities that is driven by our M&A department  
  • Post Merger Integration: You and your team are responsible for the initiation and management of all Post Merger activities (100day plan, 2-3 year strategy, etc.) 
  • You will work closely with the senior management team and our C-Levels  
  • You report directly to the Chief Business Development Officer 

What We Have to Offer. 

  • The best mix between corporate and start-up culture  
  • An experienced international team of brand and start-up pros who truly make a difference  
  • Working with state-of-the-art technology  
  • Modern office design with a huge roof terrace in the heart of Wedding - 30 seconds from the Leopoldplatz tube stop (we timed it)  
  • Friday drinks, doing sports together, team lunch and much more  
  • A wide selection of beverages (healthy and not so healthy), snacks (only not so healthy) and fruit 


Are you interested in helping to shape the mobility market of tomorrow? If yes - we look forward to hearing from you! Your point of contact is Fiona von Eitzen.