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Venture Development Manager (m/w/d) temporary for 6 month

Date: Nov 9, 2021

Location: Germany, Germany

Company: Telefonica S.A.

Contract type: full-time, limited for 6 months​
Location: Munich, Düsseldorf, Berlin (Teltow), Nuremberg, Hamburg​
Entry: At the earliest possible date​

Working anywhere. After a successful application process, you have the opportunity to work anywhere in Germany. You will be assigned to the nearest Telefónica location according to your place of residence. We will discuss further details with you during the application process.​


Who we are?​

We are Telefónica / o2 - with our mobile brands we connect millions of people and offer our customers mobile freedom in the digital world. As a leading telecommunications provider, we are also playing a key role in shaping digitisation in Germany. Our fixed and mobile networks form the backbone for the digital transformation of the economy and society. And our approximately 8,500 employees in Germany drive the transformation forward every day - in our own company as well.​

Telefónica is one of the top employers in Germany and is part of the global telecommunications group Telefónica S.A. with 130,000 committed employees worldwide. ​

You too can become part of our unique team and let us make a difference together!​


What are your challenges with us?

  • Management of Wayra's day-to-day business with great sensitivity for detail depth knowledge as well as coordination on all upcoming activities
  • Planning, implementation and evaluation of the Wayra Venture Development Program including the definition of the objectives
  • Identify the needs of the start-ups and provide support
  • Establish relationships and influence on Wayra's key audience both within and outside Telefónica to implement the success of the Wayra start-ups
  • Coordination of working groups and support for these teams with the aim of enabling them to provide their project independently
  • Maintain and develop the culture within Wayra to ensure effective cooperation, communication and ensure confidence between all stakeholders and exchange with all Wayra offices worldwide
  • Identification of specific scouting needs together with Telefónica business units
  • Participation in the start-up selection process of new projects
  • Provide feedback for candidates and selected projects
  • Accurate and consistent tracking, including project evaluation and interface to the finance team for KPI´s


What are you bringing?

  • Bachelor’s degree in an economic, finance and/or legal subject 
  • Min. 2 years of experience in business development, innovation and/or entrepreneurship
  • Organizational skills and self-responsibility required
  • Strong analytical and commercial management skills
  • Hands-on mentality, with great attention to detail
  • Strong interest in new technologies and awareness of the entrepreneurial and investment ecosystems
  • You are passionate, inspirational, enthusiastic and committed
  • Fluency in German and English (both communication languages)
  • Spanish optional


Your benefits

Workplace: Modern and ergonomically equipped offices, as well as an open space and open desk model.​

Communication: A smartphone of your choice for business and private use as well as the possibility to provide for your partner, friends and family via credit is a matter of course for us.​

Catering is taken care of: Free coffee specialties and water are at your disposal at any time as well as a canteen and a cafeteria.​

Individual development: With a personal development plan and continuous training you will reach your goals with us. In addition, with "Beyond" you can also get a taste of other interesting areas by means of job or project rotations. ​

Retirement provision: Various models of retirement provision are available to you (e.g. capital-forming benefits, company pension scheme, etc.)​

Social commitment: We are also involved outside the company, you have the opportunity to participate in Telefónica "Volunteering Days" or "Volunteering Holidays", for example.​

Health: Under FEEL GOOD you will find a wide range of offers for your personal health and the compatibility of work and leisure. It ranges from exercise and relaxation programmes, webinars and cooperation projects to a comprehensive range of advice on child and elderly care and psychosocial counselling. ​


How to apply and what else you should know?​

Convince us with your meaningful curriculum vitae as well as corresponding certificates. You do not need a letter of motivation with us. Please note that applications are only possible via our applicant portal and applications by e-mail cannot be considered.​

Do you have questions about our application process and are you interested in further information about the position? Then please contact

In case of same qualification, applicants (m/f/d) with severe disability will be preferred. All gender are equally welcome.​