Business Development Manager (m/f/d) – OTA, Security, Connectivity & Data Communication

  • Berlin
  • Böblingen
  • Braunschweig
  • Erlangen
  • Ingolstadt
  • München
  • Radolfzell
  • Ulm
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About us

For future mobility concepts and in-car user experience, software is set to play an even more decisive role. Elektrobit  is a visionary global supplier of embedded and connected software products and services for the automotive industry with more than 3400 employees worldwide. For over 30 years now, we have been developing pioneering technologies for automated driving, new vehicle infrastructures, connected cars, and user experience. We are a wholly owned subsidiary of Continental AG.

At Elektrobit we are working toward a world in which mobility causes zero fatalities, produces low emissions, and transforms your commute into quality time. In our collaboration with our customers, including Audi, BMW, Daimler, Ford, GM, Volkswagen Group, Volvo, and many more, we live and breathe our passion for automotive software and for the mobility of tomorrow.

The Business Development Manager orchestrates a variety of cross-unit activities, such as developing a good technical understanding of our products, having a deep understanding of targeted markets, developing trusted relationships with external stakeholders, shaping business models, and proactively promoting Elektrobit in the public.

We are looking for an experienced person who knows the automotive industry and has also interest in assessing other future markets. This is an individual contributor role that is working in close coordination with the business management organization, globally.

Join our team and help shape the future of the automobile.

Your responsibilities

  • You will build-up customer intimacy for Elekrobit within the field of OTA, Security, Connectivity and Data Communication.
  • You will take the ownership for Elektrobit products for business development and do or drive what is necessary to bring our products and services to the next stage.
  • You will support Product Management to grow and sharpen Elektrobits focus on the right technologies in the right market and the right time.
  • You will collaboratively work with Elektrobit Teams for Innovations, Strategy and Product Portfolio.
  • You will influence and cultivate all aspects of a relationship with targeted potential customers on all corporate levels.
  • You will acquire accurate technology-, market-, competitor- and customer-insights and create relevant documentation to advise stakeholders.
  • You will support Product Management, Marketing and Sales in entering new markets and placing Elektrobit products and services in a profitable way.
  • You will drive new customers to RFQ stages and support to close the deals.
  • You will act as an Elektrobit ambassador at congresses and fairs to promote Elektrobits software.

Your profile

  • You have a university degree in an engineering or business administration field, or similar.
  • You have profound experience in the software industry and are up to date with current Automotive-relevant software technologies.
  • You have several years of experience in the area of Sales or Business Development.
  • You have the ability to think strategically and analytically about business, product and market trends.
  • You are experienced on execution of Go-to-market initiatives.
  • You have a results-driven mentality and are passionate about our business and technologies.
  • You enjoy working with different interfaces and stakeholders and are experienced in coordinating the different demands and requests.
  • You have excellent intercultural and communication skills.
  • You have very good English skills (written and spoken).
  • You are willing to travel domestically and sometimes globally.

What we offer

  • Working on exciting and future-oriented projects in international collaboration within a multicultural and diverse team.
  • A healthy work/life balance through access to mobile work and tailored work time models.
  • An informal working environment throughout the company with no dress code.
  • Location-specific benefits such as a canteen, discounts in restaurants, company sports, corporate events, e-bike leasing, preventive medical measures, vacation activities for children, and much more.
  • Company pension scheme, capital-forming benefits.
  • Opportunities for personal development through a range of training courses provided by our academy.

Contact us

Apply quickly and easily via our job portal, where you can also import your resume data automatically. Further information on development opportunities, corporate culture, and benefits can be found at
Applications from disabled people are welcome.

Any questions?
We will be happy to answer your questions; call us on +49 9131-7701-7060.
  • Isabel Raiser
  • Recruiting
  • +49 9131 7701 6370