Palfinger Europe GmbH

PALFINGER stands for most innovative, reliable and economic hoist-equipment on utility vehicles and in the maritime sector. To strengthen our Bergheim team we are looking for a dynamic and motivated team player who is interested in strategic and financial matters. Together with us you will be responsible for defining the future strategy of the PALFINGER group and drive the sustainable growth of our different product lines.

Business Development (BD) Manager –
Focus Corporate Strategy (f/m/d)

You are looking for a creative work environment with changing and international tasks? You are eager to lead different kinds of projects in a team directly linked to the management board? You see yourself as a team player who is willing to take on all responsibilities and tasks? Then you are the perfect candidate for our team and - we want you!


  • Restructuring support
    • Leading projects in restructuring and cost optimization projects
  • Strategy development
    • Driving group-wide strategy planning process
    • Supporting product lines in creating international strategies
  • Internal consulting
    • Leading group-wide projects in cross functional teams
    • Manage project teams and coordinate the involvement of project members and stakeholders
  • Merger & Acquisition
    • Performing due Diligences and preparing decision memos
    • Leading the project/coordinating internal & external resources
    • Negotiating / deal structuring
    • Possible: Leading post-merger integration activities


  • University degree in business and/or a technically oriented study
  • More than 5 years project management experience including responsible project lead experience in the field of strategy consulting, M&A or Divestments and Restructuring processes, Big4
  • Openness to travel
  • Strong analytic and conceptual capabilities
  • Able to structure complex problems
  • Sound project / process management skills and experience
  • High level of interpersonal and intercultural skills combined
  • Cross-functional and/or international business experience / desirable
  • Fluent in English, German as a plus


  • Good life-balance thanks to flexible working hours and freedom to organize your work
  • Performance-related compensation and attractive incentive schemes
  • Career planning and development opportunities
  • Management development programmes
  • Opportunity to gain international experience
  • Voluntary fringe benefits provided by our company health management scheme PALfit

We offer an attractive and performance-related salary that is based on your qualifications and professional experience and that can be significantly higher than the collective agreement for this position (KV minimum on the basis of full-time employment is 42.720,86 Euro gross per year).

We are looking forward to your informative application! Would you please e-mail it to: