(Senior) Project Manager M&A and Business Development / Strategy

  • Beerse, Hamburg, Luenen, Olen, Pirdop, Sofia
  • Permanent
  • Full-time

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Would you like to be part of a company with a strong purpose? Aurubis is a leading international multimetal producer and one of the largest copper recyclers worldwide. Our metals are the basis for the green transition, digitalization, and future technologies. Rock-solid & rolling. Hands-on & high-tech. Skilled & seriously sustainable. This is what drives our 7,200 employees to top performance every day. Join our team and become one of our most valuable elements.

Corporate Development is responsible for the strategic direction of the Aurubis Group. Working in close cooperation with the business units and other central functions, we analyze the market environment and identify and evaluate strategic development potential. We implement strategic projects, including mergers & acquisitions and cooperation with other companies. To support our team in Beerse, Hamburg, Lünen, Olen, Pirdop or Sofia  we are looking for you as

(Senior) Project Manager M&A and Business Development / Strategy

Your Tasks

  • You will be joining Corporate Development as part of the M&A and Business Development Team, but in practice will also be supporting our Strategy Team, incl.:
  • Support or manage M&A projects in coordination with the management
  • Identify and develop further business growth opportunities for the Group and its business areas
  • Evaluate business opportunities from business, strategic and financial perspective, incl. building and operating financial models
  • Work on strategic or business development projects as required in order to support Aurubis Group Strategy implementation
  • Provide business and strategic intelligence for Aurubis Group & its businesses by defining problems, developing hypotheses and scoping, analyzing, and preparing recommendations to inform the strategic discourse
  • Support periodic updates of Aurubis’ Group Strategy and guide the development of functional & site strategic plans, incl. alignment of goals, plans and resources
  • Structure and facilitate workshops, guiding participants through analytical frameworks, moderating discussions to integrate diverse perspectives, and synthesizing ideas to produce actionable outcomes
  • Prepare or support preparation of different committee presentations and decision support materials

Your Profile

  • Master’s degree and 2-3 years of relevant work experience with exposure to M&A and/or Business Development
  • First-hand experience in a corporate strategy or business development department or a strategy/management consultancy
  • Knowledge of mining and metal industry would be a plus
  • As an effective project manager, you are well organized, stress resistant and able to manage your workload, ensuring the most efficient use and allocation of your time
  • Experience in business evaluation and financial modeling
  • Ability to use MS Office applications to a high standard, especially Microsoft Excel and Power Point
  • Fluent in business English; German and other languages would be a plus
  • Excellent communication skills and ability to build and develop relationships with people at all levels in the organization
  • High level of organizational (incl. project management), analytical and intercultural skills
  • Proven thought leadership capabilities
  • High level of interpersonal and leadership qualities 

We Offer

  • Working in a forward-looking industry and for a sustainable future: our metals are essential for megatrends such as digitalization and the energy transition.
  • More than fair pay: thanks to the chemical industry pay scale, you can count on a top salary.
  • We also offer you a company pension scheme and performance-related pay.
  • Combine your professional and private life through mobile and flexible working within Germany.
  • Relaxation is important to us! With us you get 30 days of vacation.
  • Benefit from our company health promotion program. We have a company doctor on site and our preventive health check-ups, vaccinations and physiotherapy services ensure that you stay fit.
  • With Hansefit, the most diverse company sports network in Germany, we offer you access to thousands of sports and health facilities - be it a gym, a sports course or a sauna. Aurubis subsidizes the Hansefit membership.
  • Enjoy a variety of meals in one of our two company canteens.
  • We accompany and support you in your professional and personal development. Take advantage of our digital Learning Academy and benefit from a wide range of offers.
  • Your future is a fixed part of our program: in regular employee appraisals, we determine your next steps together.
  • Our mobility services keep you on the move: JobRad, Deutschlandticket, a StadtRad station right outside our door and bicycle boxes at the Veddel S-Bahn station.
  • We offer you support in finding accommodation: Aurubis AG has a large number of apartments in Hamburg districts such as Winterhude, Harvestehude, Rothenbaum, Uhlenhorst and Alsterdorf. Future and current Aurubis employees have priority when renting and do not have to pay a deposit during their employment.


Apply in just a few minutes and upload your CV. A streamlined process and prompt feedback are important to us, so we will get back to you shortly after reviewing your documents. If we are convinced by your application, we will invite you to a video interview via MS Teams. This will be followed by a personal interview at our premises. If both sides agree, you will receive a contract offer from us and we look forward to welcoming you on board soon.

Aurubis AG
Hovestraße 50
20539 Hamburg

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Aurubis is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Employment decisions are made without regard to national or ethnic origin, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, disability, or other characteristics protected by law.