Mutares actively supports and develops its portfolio companies with its own investment and expert teams as well as through strategic add-on acquisitions. The objective is to achieve a significant increase in value with a focus on sustainable growth of the portfolio company.

Manager Turnaround Management Office (m/f/d)

Full Time
Experienced Professional
October 16, 2023

Mutares SE & Co. KGaA, Munich (www.mutares.com), as a listed private equity holding company, acquires medium-sized companies in special situations, based in Europe, which show significant operational improvement potential and are sold again after undergoing a repositioning and stabilization process. Mutares actively support its portfolio companies with its own investment and consulting teams and through strategic add-on acquisitions. The focus is on companies with revenues of EUR 100 million to EUR 750 million from the following segments: Automotive & Mobility, Engineering & Technology, Goods & Services and Retail & Food. The aim is to achieve a clear value increase with a focus on sustainable, long-term growth of the portfolio company.

Within our OPS team, we are looking to hire a leader who has a successful track record in Turnaround Management Office with a continuous improvement attitude and an entrepreneurial mindset. This role will be located at portfolio companies, on site across Europe.

Your Tasks
  • Supporting our portfolio companies in their turnaround journey, by working closely with the management board and the Mutares team
  • Establishing a business plan incl. a turnaround concept and driving the implementation together with the Mutares team and the portfolio company
  • Assessment of strategic decisions (e.g. Insourcing/Outsourcing) together with the local teams and the Mutares team
  • Supporting the acquisition and integration process of add on acquisitions
  • Establishing the management governance and coherent tracking and reporting within the portfolio company
  • Management of different stakeholders together with the finance team and the management board
  • Working at the intersection between the portfolio company and Mutares
  • Driving improvement initiatives and knowledge development for Mutares Operations
Your Profile
  • 4 years of experience in relevant fields
  • Master studies in the field of economics, engineering, science or similar with outstanding results
  • Experience in transformations, restructuring or turnaround situations is a plus
  • Experience in leading cross-functional teams in complex situations
  • Structured and pragmatic approach to solve problems and drive impact combined with an entrepreneurial and team mindset
  • Proficiency with the MS-Office Suite (Excel and PowerPoint)
  • Strong commitment, flexibility and motivation
  • Fluent English and one other European language
  • Willingness to travel 4 days per week (typ. Mo-Thu)
What Mutares offers
  • Working as part of a highly motivated, international, committed and agile team that enjoys working together
  • Exciting working environment with changing challenges and tasks for a continuous personal and professional development
  • Attractive remuneration combined with flexible working hours
  • Intensive on-boarding phase in a collegial environment
  • Regular team events and offsites
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