Manager Business Development

Manager Business Development


We are looking for an energetic Manager Business Development with proven legal, tax & finance understanding as well as excellent project management skills. In this role, you will serve as the intellectual sparring partner for one of our two Managing Directors with a focus on legal, tax & finance and help achieve significant gains in impact and productivity. Founded in 2013, HPC is rapidly professionalizing, giving you the opportunity to shape the future of the organization and of society as a whole by working on a broad range of highly impactful non-profit topics. You will support the Managing Director in every aspect of her unique area of responsibility, both intellectually and hands-on. Together with our other Manager Business Development (who works closely with the other Managing Director) you will form a team that helps the leadership team unlock its full potential. The workplace is mainly our headquarter in Potsdam.

Major Responsibilities

  • Serving as the Managing Director’s sparring partner and confidant for all her key initiatives
  • Leading impactful, complex and multinational projects in highly complex environments, thereby shaping the family office and foundation for years to come
  • Networking throughout the organization and serving as the interface towards all directions and levels: the leadership team and specialized departments (legal, tax, finance), high-ranking external partners, and the Plattner Family
  • Structuring and managing processes inside as well as outside of the family office

Required Background, Competencies & Skills

  • Law degree with distinction
  • 2-3 years of professional experience at a top multinational management consultancy as well as proven experience in project management
  • Ability to prioritize in a high pressure, high stakes environment
  • Mastery of PowerPoint & Excel


  • Strong networker who will form connections throughout the organization and beyond
  • Analytical head who is capable to efficiently structure business processes
  • Strong work and business ethics: The successful candidate will be a self-starter and is used to “getting things done”
  • Unassailable integrity and discretion
  • Mature character who contributes to an inspiring working atmosphere and is eager to explore and learn new things daily

To Apply

Please send your CV, references and diploma (motivation letter is not required) compiled to one document, with your salary expectations and earliest entry date via e-mail to Vicki Kormesch, vicki.kormesch(at) Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted. Only candidates who send their complete documents will be considered. We look forward to receiving your application!