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Developing one of the most efficient heat pumps on the market. And turning the lights on only when needed.
Both count. Both are us.

Manager (m/f/d) Strategy Development and M&A


  • In this exciting role you will shape the long-term strategic positioning of the Vaillant Group with special focus on driving all M&A transactions across the Group
  • You will develop potential business opportunities based on market trend analysis within the industry and related fields
  • You are responsible for the management of group-wide strategic projects, coordination of the project teams and supporting the implementation
  • You will evolve the M&A strategy based on the overall Group strategy especially regarding key search fields
  • You will identify and analyze M&A targets (stand-alone value, growth & synergy potentials, integration effort / costs, etc.)
  • You will lead acquisition or divesture projects and take over the overall project management role including steering of decision-making process and preparation / support of relevant transaction documents, bid tactics and negotiations
  • You will select and steer external consultants e.g. M&A advisors where needed
  • As active stakeholder manager you foster an intense collaboration with all functions and regions and support, guide and engage cross-departmental & international stakeholders


  • You have successfully completed your studies in economics or engineering (Masters degree, possible addition of MBA/PhD)
  • You can already draw on several years of professional or consulting experience in strategy development and M&A
  • You are able to apply your sound experience in the execution of M&A transactions at a renowned investment bank, auditing firm or corporate M&A department in a targeted manner
  • Strategic thinking and your very good analysis and interpretation of complex information as well as its presentation to top management are your strengths
  • Your excellent relationship management skills as well as your motivation and determination set you apart
  • Your business fluent German and English skills complete your profile


  • We are part of the solution – our highly efficient, environmentally friendly technologies conserve resources and reduce CO2 emissions in the long term
  • Each employee organizes his hours individually in coordination with his colleagues – this allows family and career to be flexibly coordinated
  • Our professionals are trained in soft and social skills and in this way prepared for the next career level
  • We value teamwork and a good togetherness


Sascha Giel



Company:  Vaillant GmbH
City:  Remscheid
Country:  Germany

The Vaillant Group is a global market and technology leader in the fields of heating, ventilation and air-conditioning technology. Join our team of 14,000 colleagues from more than 50 countries who work every day for a better climate – for people at home and the environment. We work on large-scale, innovative and strategic projects. With small, everyday gestures so that we can all play our part. Act global, work global. And become part of a global team. We sell our products in around 60 countries, using ten production and development sites in six European countries, as well as China.

Working for us makes you responsible for the future – your own, and that of our planet. We can offer you excellent conditions.


Since we work climate-neutrally, we can only process online applications. Let's save the climate together and avoid paper applications.





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