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Foresight Manager (m/f/div)

Date: Sep 6, 2021

Location: Marl, DE

Company: Evonik Industries AG

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Foresight Manager (m/f/div)


Location: Germany : Marl

Function: Innovation Management (R&D)

Career Level: Experienced professionals (2-5 years)

Legal Entity: Evonik Operations GmbH

Business Line: Research, Development & Innovation


What we offer

You will work on exciting and challenging topics together with a team in an ultra-modern, innovative and creative environment. Intensive on-the-job training with expert colleagues guarantees you will quickly become familiar with your duties and perform them independently. Performance related pay and the opportunity for personal and professional development are of course part of the package. Since 2009 Evonik Industries AG has been certified as a family-friendly company by the German Hertie Foundation.

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  • Identification and evaluation of future challenges and chances for Evonik
  • Analysis of selected new growth opportunities with regards to technological, strategic and economic aspects as well as potential business models
  • Preparation of workshops, trend reports and development of scenarios
  • Active networking with relevant stakeholders inside and outside the company
  • Support of the annual Foresight Focus Topic, e.g., by preparing and moderating physical and virtual workshops


  • University degree in natural sciences or technical field, preferably in chemistry of biology, ideally combined with a PhD degree or additional skills in business administration
  • Several years of professional experience, ideally in an industrial environment or in consulting
  • Experience in identifying and evaluating new business areas
  • Strong interest in strategic, technical and economic questions
  • Experience in planning and conducting workshops
  • Very good English skills
  • Strong analytic and communication skills, ability to learn quickly and a high degree of entrepreneurial & team spirit

Your Application

To ensure the fastest process of your application and to protect the environment, please apply online via our careers portal at https://careers.evonik.com.

Please direct your application, including your notice period and your salary expectation, to Tobias Müller. If you have any questions regarding the application process, please contact our Recruiting Center Team at  0800 2386645 (Germany only) or +49 201 177 4200.


Please note that Evonik will not accept any unsolicited application documents sent by staffing firms. Evonik works in conjunction with preferred service providers and will not pay any fee to staffing firms in the absence of an appropriate framework agreement. Should Evonik receive a candidate profile from a staffing firm with which it has no framework agreement, and should this candidate subsequently be considered in the recruitment process or offered employment, no claims from the staffing firm will be entertained in this regard.