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Senior Venture Development Manager (f/m/d)

Are you passionate about taking ownership in the founding of an innovative venture focused on sustainability?




  • A master’s degree in management, economics, innovation, engineering, or a related field
  • At least five years of relevant work experience in consulting, venture building, product development, project management, or tech startups
  • Fluency in German and English; other languages are a plus


  • Being a generalist with previous founding experience
  • Ability to handle complex problems and break them down into actionable steps and a project plan
  • An in-depth understanding of digital innovation
  • Outstanding academic and professional performance


  • Establishing entirely new business models for B2B customers or our parent company Viessmann
  • Lead cross-functional teams to transform ideation insights and concepts into new businesses
  • Project management of the venture development process - drive the project from a business perspective, scope out deliverables and define project timelines
  • Preparing strategic documents, presentations, handovers, and venture pitch decks for board meetings and do-or-die sessions
  • Being the main point of contact for our clients
  • Ensuring smooth collaboration within the team


A competitive compensation package, including:

  • A personal learning budget
  • An opt-in pension plan
  • 30 vacation days; plus additional bridge days off
  • Urban Sports Club membership

A hybrid work model with maximum flexibility, including:

  • The choice where you work 90% of the time
  • 10% of the time reserved for collaborative work as a team
  • A beautiful office environment designed for you to learn and thrive
  • Quarterly hackathons

An outstanding team, with:

  • Ownership over your projects from day one and an empowering working environment
  • A range of topic experts to support the decision-making process
  • Colleagues with diverse and highly advanced skill sets
  • A range of topic experts to support the decision-making process


The Venture Development team at wattx drives the transition from prototype to venture. The team brings early products to market by identifying new business opportunities, exploring market potentials, and shaping new business models.

wattx operates within Construction, Manufacturing, and Prop Tech, creating a real impact while focusing on Sustainability. We are a team of engineers, data scientists, product managers, designers, and venture developers. We identify opportunity areas and then conduct research and ideation sessions. Next, we prototype, vet, and develop the solutions that evolve from these sessions and develop them as projects with our parent company Viessmann and other clients from Mittelstand and our broad network of partners.

We screen all applications without regard to race, ethnicity, religion, gender, sexual identity, worldview, or disability. We do not require a photograph to be attached to the CV.

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Meet your future colleagues:

Anne Decker
Anne Decker
Managing Director
Manuel Lopes
Manuel Lopes
Venture Development Manager
Max Tscharnke
Max Tscharnke
Head of VD