Saturday , April 13 2024

Mercedes Jobs – Investment and Partnerships Associate

Website Mercedes-Benz

Job Description:

Do you want to drive the digitization and electrification of Mercedes-Benz? Are you a networker with an aptitude for execution? We are looking for a colleague, who will support Mercedes-Benz’ venture investment and strategic partnerships efforts in North America. You will be working closely with the global tech, venture and partnerships teams in Germany and support a small local team. Your task will include finding, selecting and managing external cooperation and investment opportunities, primarily in the areas of digitization and electrification. You are expected to connect us with innovative companies and Mercedes-Benz R&D hubs worldwide.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Establish regular communication, information and knowledge exchange, efficient reporting and cross-functional collaborations nationally and internationally – especially with R&D Germany and leading organizations across the US to ensure early identification of innovation, trends for Mercedes-Benz.
  • Deal execution including conducting due diligence on M&A and venture investment / divestment, market research, financial modeling, preparation of investment memos.
  • Seek and negotiate future cooperation projects with partners, start-ups, accelerators and other institutions. Moreover, execute, integrate and evaluate strategic, commercial and technical due diligence tasks together with the technical specialty units.
  • Develop business concepts and compose your own methods and evaluation criteria to assess and monitor their implementation in cooperation projects.
  • Support the coordination, implementation and tracking of current and future portfolio of investments and collaboration activities.
  • From Research & Development via Procurement and Marketing & Sales to Integrity & Legal, you will be bringing together and managing across a wide portfolio of different business areas and external stakeholders.

Qualification & Experience:

  • Fluent in English
  • Strong academic record/degree
  • Experience working in strategy consulting, investment banking or venture capital
  • Master’s degree preferred but not required, bachelor’s degree required
  • Master’s degree preferred
  • Strong analytical skills, positive attitude and work ethic
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills
  • Passion in automotive technology and innovation a plus

Job Details:

Company: Mercedes-Benz

Vacancy Type:  Full Time

Job Location: Sunnyvale, CA, US

Application Deadline: N/A

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