Project Leader (m/f/d)

Your Tasks

  • Leading large or multiple cross-industry transformation projects and developing new business models together with our clients (DAX, MDAX level)
  • Optimizing existing processes and implementing new ways of working
  • Developing and scaling new business models “like-a-startup“ with our corporate clients
  • Steering project teams to success by applying innovation/startup methodologies (Corporate Startup Canvas, Lean Startup, etc.)
  • Taking on an internal leadership and mentoring role and engaging actively in internal firm building (e.g. client development, people development through training)


Your Profile

  • Excellent university degree (Master/MBA), regardless of the field of study
  • +5 years of work experience in a startup (e.g. founder/co-founder of a startup), corporate (e.g. new business and/or transformation manager) and/or consulting firm (e.g. strategy consulting)
  • Highly structured and solution-driven working mode with attention to detail and profound knowledge of innovation/startup methodologies
  • Proven leadership skills, drive to invest in people development and to understand team and client dynamics
  • Team orientation, passion for high quality results and openness to go the extra mile for your team and clients if necessary
  • Willingness to travel and fully proficient in German and English


Your Opportunities

  • Working in a highly professional, motivated and fast-growing team at the intersection of consulting and entrepreneurship
  • Having a steep learning curve through challenging projects, internal and external training (with a dedicated, individual budget) and mentoring
  • Taking responsibility for exciting projects, interesting clients and internal firm building tasks from day one
  • Leading and shaping high-profile projects together with our clients
  • Having a visible impact as an internal leader on growing Excubate as a firm (building new services such as Excubate Ventures)

How does our Recruiting Process look like?

  • Email response.

    Thanks for your application! We will contact you as soon as possible.

  • Telephone interview.

    We will call you to get to know you and assess team fit.

  • First interview in person.

    You will have a case interview with one of our Senior Consultants in person.

  • Second interview in person.

    You will have a second case interview and meet another Senior Consultant.

  • Third interview.

    You will speak with one of the Managing Directors.

  • Contract proposal.

    Excubate makes you an offer.

  • A new challenge.

    You sign your contract and we welcome you at Excubate.

Apply now

Interested? Convince us with your cover letter, résumé, academic certificates and reference letters. Keep in mind that only complete applications can be considered.


Caroline Uhl, our head of HR, will contact you after the application.

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