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Management Assistant (f/m/d) to Chief Digital Officer

Heidelberg Materials is one of the largest global building materials companies. With more than 51.000 employees in over 50 countries, we are known for our expertise and superior quality. Our headquarters in Heidelberg alone employs over 1.100 people from all over the world, creating a diverse working environment.
For over 150 years, customers have trusted us as their partner for building materials. "Going digital" is our strategy to complement high-quality, low-carbon building materials with innovative digital services. Digital accelerates the transformation of our industry towards efficiency and carbon neutrality. Our vision is clear: we want to become the first industrial tech company in our sector. In pursuit of that vision, we have built up substantial software engineering capabilities at Heidelberg Materials and joined forces with innovative tech partners. Together we aim to drive value for our businesses and for our customers - along the heavy building materials value chain.

We are looking for a curious Management Assistant (f/m/d) to the Chief Digital Officer (CDO) and Member of the Managing Board, Dennis Lentz. You will support Dennis Lentz in realizing Heidelberg Materials’ digital vision, driving conceptual and strategic topics forward as well as preparing, coordinating and/or facilitating collaborations with internal and external stakeholders.

The position is located in Heidelberg, Germany.

Your next challenge

  • “Every-day-Hero tasks”: Ensure the swift and effective resolution of day-to-day operational tasks, including content preparation for meetings with internal and external stakeholders, document meeting minutes and track agreed action items, prepare communication assets
  • Strategic support: Assist the CDO in driving forward conceptual and strategic topics, including conduct high-quality research, analyze data, prepare strategy papers and/or decision papers for the Managing Board on new strategic initiatives or potential investments. This can involve collaborations with CDO direct reports and respective digital cross-functional teams, other Group functions or external partners.
  • Project involvement: Participate and/or drive in internal digital, cross-departmental or other projects with our digital partners
  • Digital Senior Leadership team coordination: Act as a “Scrum Master” for the CDO direct report team and the digital senior leadership team, preparing and facilitate regular progress and strategic meetings, taking meeting minutes, tracking actions
  • Communication Hub: Serve as communication liaison between the CDO, Management Board offices, Group Directors and external stakeholders. Drive internal and external communications in close alignment with the CDO, such as preparing Digital Department All Hands sessions or external social media and press releases.

Your profile

  • Educational excellence: Excellent university degree in Business Administration or related field
  • Adaptive learner: A keen learning attitude is prioritized over specific experience, demonstrating the ability to quickly assimilate new concepts and apply them effectively. Ability to work in a fast-paced, demanding, cross-functional team and environment.
  • Project management mastery: Proven experience in project management, with a track record of driving projects to successful completion
  • Global perspective: Experience in working in an international environment, showcasing the ability to navigate and contribute in a diverse, global business environment
  • Interpersonal skills: Exceptional interpersonal abilities to interact effectively with individuals at all levels of seniority and from various cultural backgrounds. Applying a dynamic, solution-oriented, and results-driven work approach, coupled with a precise and structured analytical mindset
  • Language proficiency: excellent written and verbal communication and presentation skills in German and English

Our offer

We are convinced that only those who successfully realize their personal goals can also fully contribute professionally. That's why we offer you attractive benefits, such as:

  • Flexible working time models with up to 50% remote working within Germany
  • 30 vacation days plus additional special vacation days
  • Attractive compensation with profit share/bonus, Christmas and vacation payment
  • Multiple learning & development options: support of job-related further training, E-campus, various technical and leadership development programs
  • JobTicket, JobBike and further special conditions and discounts for e.g. gyms
  • Company fitness room, various sports classes, health and prevention campaigns
  • Individual onboarding with buddy program as well as various networking initiatives (Network of Women, International Network etc.)
  • Modern headquarters next to the river Neckar with ergonomic workplaces and height-adjustable desks
  • Canteen with discounted and healthy meals
  • Bicycle and underground parking with charging stations - for e-bike and car

...and much more.

We look forward to receiving your online application!

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Job description

  • Professional

    Entry level

  • Heidelberg, Germany


  • Full time


  • Administration


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Any Questions?

Anja Hildenbrand
Head of HR Advisory & Services