From nature to ingredients®

Jungbunzlauer is one of the world’s leading producers of ingredients of natural origin. The Group operates manufacturing plants in Austria, Canada, France and Germany and specialises in high quality ingredients for the food, beverage, pharmaceutical and cosmetic industry as well as for various other industrial applications.

Manager Strategy & Corporate Projects (f/m/d)

is what we are looking for at our Headquarters in Basel, Switzerland. A new colleague with 5 to 10 years of professional experience, for example, in business development & M&A, from a project management office (PMO), in management consulting, and/or in investment banking/investment firm.



Your responsibilities

  • Drive corporate strategy development 
  • Develop M&A strategy, generate and evaluate M&A opportunities, and engage in deal execution and value capture 
  • Drive or oversee certain strategic and cross-functional projects and assure timely progress, issues resolution and reporting of the entire portfolio of cross-functional projects 
  • Participate in Management Committee meetings and drive continuous improvement of Management Committee effectiveness 
  • Prepare content, incl. presentations, brief and support the CEO on certain topics 
  • As a member of our Corporate Development team, engage in business development and innovation

Your profile

  • M.Sc., for example, in Chemical Engineering, Chemistry or Biotechnology, and/or MBA or equivalent
  • Well-structured with strong planning, analytical and strategising skills combined with an entrepreneurial “doer” mind-set as well as good communication skills, including listening and influencing 
  • Track record creating investment cases and communicating these to senior management 
  • Previous project experience working in matrixed international teams; strong cross-cultural sensitivity Experience from the ingredients, specialty chemicals and/or life sciences sectors is an advantage 
  • Fluency in English, written and spoken, is expected – German and/or French is an advantage 
  • Good Microsoft Office skills (Word, Excel, PowerPoint) are expected; SAP experience is an advantage

Your future

As a member of our Corporate Development team, you will be a key contributor to the strategic orientation of the Group, to business development (inorganic and organic) and you will hands-on support the CEO and the Management Committee strategically and operationally. Within a few years, we expect you to leverage this unique impact, learning and exposure opportunity as a platform for accelerated career development towards a senior leadership position in our Group. Are you our enthusiastic, driven, talented new colleague?

Your contact

Please send your application, including supporting documents, by email to Patricia Schaub, HR Manager,


Jungbunzlauer International AG, St. Alban-Vorstadt 90, CH-4002 Basel,