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.

Intern Commercial Excellence (m/f/d)

Full Time
March 13, 2024

Mutares SE & Co. KGaA, Munich (www.mutares.com), acquires medium-sized companies and parts of groups with headquarter in Europe that are being sold in the course of a repositioning process at their owners and show a clear potential for operational improvement. Mutares actively supports and develops its portfolio companies with its own investment and consulting teams as well as through acquisitions of strategic add-ons. Our goal is to acquire companies with a turnover of EUR 50 to 500 million. The aim is to achieve a clear value increase with a focus on sustainable, long-term growth of the portfolio company.

For our Operations department, Commercial Excellence team, we are looking for an intern (m/f/d) for a period of 4 to 6 months, location flexible.

Your Tasks
  • Support our portfolio companies in the transformation of their sales and/or marketing organisation and the implementation of defined measures on site
  • Analyse problems and develop concrete improvement initiatives and implement them on your own responsibility
  • Realise practical quick wins and minimise cash bleeding
  • Work with the local team and Mutares colleagues to develop a sales strategy to increase sales and profitability, e.g. by entering new markets, introducing new products and adjusting prices
  • Review and evaluate the customer base and product portfolio and help implement rationalisation and/or repositioning
  • Also gain experience through regular interaction with other functional areas of the Mutares team on site (production, finance, supply chain, etc.)
Your Profile
  • Currently studying for a Master's degree in the field of economics, engineering or natural sciences; a very good Bachelor's degree is desirable
  • Ideally first relevant previous experience through internships in the areas of consulting, private equity, sales
  • Interest/first experience in the design and implementation of operational processes along the entire value chain or the design and optimisation of internal structures and knowledge databases
  • High motivation, flexibility and willingness to perform combined with an independent and structured way of working
  • Fluency in English (written and spoken), another European foreign languages desirable (e.g. German, French)
  • Confident handling of MS Office applications (esp. Excel)
  • Willingness to travel up to four days (Mon-Thu) a week
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

Please submit your application with your recent transcript of records and CV.

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