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Venture Builder (m/f/d) Business Owner

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Date: Dec 1, 2021

Location: Erlangen, DE

Company: REHAU AG + Co


As a world-leading polymer company, REHAU develops advanced materials, solutions, technologies and services for the future. Our core drivers are the five megatrends of digitization, individualization, sustainability, mobility and new work. We engineer progress to enhance lives of people all around the world - engineer with us!


Venture Builder (m/f/d) Business Owner 

at our location Erlangen, München, Rehau   | as soon as possible   | fulltime   | permanent position 


About REHAU New Ventures:

We are REHAU New Ventures, the independent venture building company of the REHAU Group. Our goal is to create and shape the future of the construction industry and better living with meaningful and user-centric products and services. The REHAU Group is a family-owned company with over 20.000 employees in 54 countries, specializing in polymer solutions for construction, mobility and lifestyle. We are inspired by the technological advancements and progress of our mother company but we are ready to take the leap and advance into a transformed future.

Your Tasks:

Our goal as REHAU New Ventures is to create and shape the future by building meaningful and user centric ventures, predominantly surrounding the construction and (smart) home industry. You will take over the role as a digital growth manager at one of our ventures in the construction industry. It is a software tool for craftsman, which digitizes the customer qualification. As a business owner, you are responsible for the build-up of a new venture, its sustainable growth and the strategic decisions along the way. As you will work as a business owner in a start-up like structure, your tasks may not always be restricted lead the way on a strategic level, but will be diverse and include operative tasks as well: 


  • You will be responsible for building up a SaaS venture including hiring further team members, employee development, while being highly supported by the Venture Building team
  • You are in charge of strategic and operative decisions and base these on data rather than gut feeling
  • You establish a targeted and successful B2B business model including the development and optimization of the pricing and positioning 
  • You will be in charge of the financial budgeting and plan strategic and operative decisions accordingly
  • You take action in the operative business including sales activities, team development and hiring, partner negotiations and others
  • You support you team with your expertise and experience in various fields of practice

Your Profile:

  • Finished university degree in business, economics, information systems or similar fields
  • 4+ years of experience in business development in an early-stage startup or relevant corporate environment, or ex-founder experience - preferable experience in SaaS start-ups and/or the construction industry/craftsman area
  • Execute the venture development with a large degree of independence and ownership for your decisions and dedicated tasks
  • A proactive way of working, a problem-solving mindset and the ability to remain focused despite the uncertainty, high level of organization is a must 
  • Strong project and business management skills; technical skills a plus
  • You are a team player with excellent communication skills
  • You are able to give and receive constructive feedback 
  • You are proactive, enthusiastic, fast and motivated
  • You come up with solutions for every challenge you encounter, while keeping calm even in stressful situations
  • You are fluent in English and German

What You can expect from us:

  • An amazing team with young and experienced entrepreneurs and venture builders
  • An organization which combines the pros from corporate background with Start-up spirit and flexibility
  • Competitive compensation, company pension plan, capital-forming benefits
  • Work-life balance through 34 days of vacation, home office options and flexible working hours 
  • Comprehensive training and development program, whether it's to refresh existing skills or develop new ones
  • Training tailored to your individual needs is a matter of course for us


COVID-19 cautions:

  • WebEx job interviews
  • Distance regulations for face-to-face interviews
  • Comprehensive concept of hygiene


We look forward to receiving your application. Please use our online application form at www.rehau.jobs.


If you have any questions about the position or the application process, please contact Isabel Pfeil via WhatsApp (+49 151/26432908).

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