Managing Director/Co-Founder - Consumer Health (m/f/d)

Job description

Job description

We are looking for:

A Managing Director for a new business unit of one of our portfolio companies which creates and distributes high-quality consumer health products and brands for drugstores, supermarkets and online marketplaces. The team has increased their turnover immensely over the last years and is now striving for further digitalization and international expansion.

What will keep you challenged?

  • As Managing Director of a new entity within one of our portfolio companies' holding, you are responsible for the strategic and operational development of several digital-first D2C brands that are to be launched in the next 1-2 years
  • Shouldering responsibility for goals and KPIs regarding growth, revenue and results as well as the full P&L 
  • Ensuring the implementation of efficient processes and a digital infrastructure that allows rapid growth across several countries
  • Being in charge of building, leading and managing the entire team for this venture

Which traits contribute to your success?

  • Very successfully completed studies in business administration or economics
  • At least 5 years of relevant experience in managing a cross-functional business unit and leadership experience
  • Entrepreneurial mindset and experience in fast-paced start-up environments
  • Excellent understanding in building scalable business models in eCommerce
  • Having ample experience in go-to-market for consumer brands
  • Medical/pharmaceutical industry expertise is a big plus
  • Determination to achieve and your results-drivenness make you stand out
  • Being a team player with high initiative spirit and motivation in bringing new ideas
  • German skills on a native level as well as fluent English skills

What to expect working with our portfolio company:

  • Truly Entrepreneurial role with freedom to take end-to-end responsibility for building a digital business from scratch; 
  • Access to our portfolio company's experience and resources 
  • Competitive compensation and participation in the economic upside 
  • Collaboration with top investors such as Oakley Capital and Project A Ventures

Do you want to be part of our portfolio company's success story?
We are looking forward to your online application.

Project A is an operational venture capital firm that invests in early stage companies from a variety of industries such as digital health, robotics, and mobility amongst others. Our portfolio includes over 60 companies with different business models including B2C, B2B, SaaS, e-commerce and more. Within our company of over 100 professionals, over 15 teams offer their direct support to our portfolio companies with software engineering, marketing, sales, business intelligence and many other fields. In 2020 Project A was named Germany's best VC by Business Insider magazine.

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