Digital Business Strategist (m/f/d)

Ideas need initiative.


Körber Digital shapes and drives the Körber Group’s digital advancement. The Business Area is a nucleus for digital innovation and new digital business models and as such a trusted go-to unit for all topics around the Group’s digitization.

Located in the German start-up hotspot Berlin, Körber Digital matches the speedy entrepreneurial spirit of a start-up with the long-term strategic focus of the Körber Group. Striving for progressive disruption, Körber Digital is at the forefront of the digital revolution of the industry.


The Körber Group is an international technology group with around 10,000 employees all over the world. It unites technologically leading companies with more than 100 production, service and sales locations and offers its customers solutions, products and services in the Business Areas of Körber Digital, Logistics Systems, Pharma Systems, Tissue and Tobacco.

For our location in Berlin we are looking for

Digital Business Strategist (m/f/d)

Tasks:

  • You will be a member of the Ideation and Scouting Team and support the team with your product development, market analysis or technology scouting expertise

  • You will identify new business opportunities for launching new products and services inside the Körber Group or new ventures for Körber Digital

  • You will analyze meaningful business problems and opportunities, ensuring both creativity and relevance of the solutions

  • You will lead, facilitate, and moderate workshops across all Körber Business Areas and with external customers and conduct user research

  • You will assess potential business models and conduct sensitivity analysis identifying the variables influencing the model and evaluate alternative business cases

  • You will benchmark emerging technologies and analyze the most suitable to the project requirements

  • You will support our project leads in facing all challenges that come with digital transformation processes inside a successful company

Qualifications:

  • Knowledge about applicable technologies in Manufacturing 4.0 and Digital Transformation

  • Significant experience in all stages of the innovation process, from idea assessment, to product development, incubation, commercialization and scale

  • Background in consulting or in digital product management in corporate environments, design agencies, startups and incubators or accelerators

  • Market orientation – thinking from a customer’s perspective is part of your DNA

  • Affinity to agile/customer-centric development methods or motivated and eagerness to quickly acquire agile/customer-centric development skill set and sprint logic

  • Ability to communicate effectively with all-levels employees in multiple business verticals (e.g., marketing, technical sales, finance, R&D, planning, operations, shopfloor...)

  • Experience in B2B businesses

  • Fluent in Business English, German would be a definite plus

What we are interested in:

We know that only unicorns will tick all the boxes, but as a human being, please write in your cover letter:

  • Domains in which you have built your expertise

  • Situations you enjoy most at work

  • Things you have no knowledge about yet but can’t wait to start learning about