Head of Strategy & Business Development - 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 E-Commerce, Consulting, VCs, Start-up, and Automotive – preferably in an international environment 
  • Thought leadership in business model generation and growth in our business field and at the same time balanced business savviness in order get things done 
  • Believer of a winning team and the capability to develop the team into future leadership roles in our organisation  
  • Track record of successfully operating in a group/holding and market set-up structure and delivering projects with a team 
  • Experienced people and topic leader that demonstrated excellence in project and stakeholder management 
  • Numbers are you friend - you strive when it comes to business cases 
  • Strong communicator, team builder and networker to successfully lead and inspire people (with excellent verbal and written communication skills in English) 
  • High sense of ownership and accountability for the objectives and the team 

What Your Responsibilities Will Include.

  • You will lead a growing and highly talented Strategy & Business Development team 
  • You and your team will guide the organisation (group and markets) through the annual strategy process from strategy review, to refresh, to communication 
  • Identify, evaluate and pitch new opportunities that fuel our growth path  
  • In close collaboration with our market leaders you kick-off key strategic projects and work together in a test and learn environment  
  • Be our eyes and ears in the market: What are competitor moves, what industry trends and what innovation are worth being invested in 
  • You will work closely with the senior management team and our C-Levels  
  • You report directly to the CBDO (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.