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Head of Venture Development (m/f/d)

Germany, Berlin, BerlinProduct

We are Oetker Digital. Collaboratively we combine the Oetker Group's traditions with new digital concepts, innovations and business models. To name but a few, we support established brands such as Dr. Oetker, Coppenrath & Wiese and Radeberger. Together, we develop ideas for consumers of the Oetker Group's products in everyday life.

Share your passion for the digital world and digital business models and become our

Head of Venture Development (m/f/d)

Your Impact:

  • Lead and grow the Venture Developer team, incl. hiring and training

  • Develop and execute on business plan with the venture and product management teams

  • Manage the Venture Building Process with Product Leads by constantly improving our activities in this area to achieve our venture goals, incl. Stage Gates, Venture Governance and Stakeholder Management

  • Research and identify and prioritize new business opportunities (i) within our group companies and/or (ii) based on current and future market trends and developments that are consistent with our company’s strategic goals

  • Driving force in testing high-potential business opportunities with an interdisciplinary team and validate ideas in a lean and iterative manner

Your Strengths:

  • Several years of leadership experience in the field of venture development and/or product management

  • You have both experience in a startup and corporate environment, incl. stakeholder management

  • You are an expert in business case development and are very familiar with user research methodologies and/or innovation methods (e.g. design thinking)

  • Data-driven and collaborative leader with the willingness to roll up their sleeves

  • Demonstrable passion for understanding customers and identifying their needs

  • You are happy to accept uncertainties, have a hands-on mentality and enjoy working in cross functional teams

  • You are communicative and have excellent networking and negotiation skills

  • Business German and English

A huge plus, but optional:

  • Knowledge in food and beverages

  • Experience in Online Marketing, Analytics and Product Development

What We Offer You:

  • A dynamic, welcoming workplace in Berlin (with a terrace on Spree River)
  • A hybrid working model with flexible working hours to maintain a healthy work-life balance
  • Inspiring colleagues: We are working in international and talented teams.
  • Crossfunctional and interdisciplinary teams with flat hierarchies and fast decision making
  • Annual personal development budget up to €1,500 (for conferences, courses etc.)
  • English and German language courses are offered at different language levels
  • Relocation support for colleagues outside of the EU
  • Company pension scheme, personal accident insurance and opportunity to take a sabbatical
  • Corporate discounts from a wide range of external partners


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