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.

Project Manager IT (m/f/d) - China

Full Time
Shanghai, China
Experienced Professional
May 16, 2024
About Mutares

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 IT with a continuous improvement attitude and an entrepreneurial mindset. This role will be located at portfolio companies, on site across Europe.

Your Tasks

As an integral part of the IT-practice within the Mutares Consulting branch, you will support the team with regards to:

  • Lead the IT carve out projects, work and support the local team and portfolio company
  • Support M&A Team by conducting IT Due Diligences and support in IT related consultancy
  • Analysis of portfolio companies data structure, processes and tools, as well as the development of digital target pictures and  monitoring of the implementation process
  • Involve in IT budgeting planning process of portfolio companies and align with CRO / Head of local IT
  • Co-develop IT Audit framework and conduct annual IT Audits and at portfolio companies
Your Profile
  • Completed university study in the area of computer science, economical computer science or similar technical studies
  • Advanced work experience in a corporate IT, IT consulting or other IT related function
  • Experience in at least 3 of the following domains: ERP, IT Architecture, Client / App Management, IT Infrastructure, IT Operations, IT Migration, IT Service Management, with ERP / SAP strongly preferred
  • Certification in PMI, ITIL, SAP, Microsoft 365 or similar preferred
  •  Willingness to travel up to 80% of the week and fluency in Chinese and English (written and spoken)
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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