(Senior) Associate - Business Strategy (f/m/d)

Deutsche Börse AG • Frankfurt am Main

Learn. Develop. Grow. But always: Share value

Join our international team that drives positive change, united by a spirit of openness and curiosity. We empower you to have an impact and to grow – personally and professionally. With us, you work at the heart of financial systems and evolve the way markets operate. We’re excited about the future because we are the ones shaping it. Let´s do this together by sharing value!

Who we are

Who we are

Tracing its origins to 1585, Deutsche Börse Group has become one of the world’s leading exchange organisations and an innovative market infrastructure provider. In this role, we provide investors, financial institutions and companies access to global capital markets. What’s your part in all this? With your commitment you contribute to the success of our unique business model: offering a wide range of products, services and technologies for security, transparency and integrity on the markets. By creating trust in the markets of today and tomorrow we foster growth and contribute to the prosperity of future generations.

Frankfurt am Main

Your career at Deutsche Börse Group


Your area of work

Deutsche Börse Group’s Investment Management Solutions (IMS) area comprises of ISS STOXX and SimCorp, two global leading companies empowering investors, corporates and banks with corporate governance, ESG, index, market intelligence, and front-to-back investment management solutions. Both companies find themselves in a dynamic and highly attractive market and are part of Deutsche Börse’s growth areas, in line with our growth strategy “Horizon 2026”.

ISS STOXX with its data offering, supports the investment process with ESG data, research and ratings, indexing (DAX & STOXX), engagement and market intelligence. 
SimCorp provides best-in-class front-to-back investment management technology solutions –excelling in front office and risk management as well as middle and back-office services.

The strategy team serves as competence center for strategy and business development for the Investment Management Solutions area within the overall Deutsche Börse Group strategic framework. 
You will have the responsibility to initiate and ensure strategic execution with stakeholders and business areas, including both organic and M&A initiatives.


Your responsibilities

  • Support the development of Deutsche Börse’s long-term global organic and M&A growth strategy in Deutsche Börse’s Investment Management Solutions area
  • Implementation and co-ordination of projects with strategic relevance, including project sourcing, development and planning
  • Preparation of strategic market analyses, decision proposals, status reports for senior management and for respective management meetings
  • Monitoring and pro-active continuous improvement of strategy development and implementation processes
  • Drive key strategic projects as a project lead, ensure in-time and in-budget implementation


Your profile

  • University degree with excellent results 
  • Proven working experience in strategy consulting, corporate strategy, finance or M&A
  • Theoretical and practical knowledge regarding the relevance and functioning of capital markets as well as an in-depth understanding of business principles and processes
  • Focus on delivery with results-oriented and structured approach to problem solving
  • Ability to work under pressure with high degree of reliability and autonomy
  • High commitment, motivation and entrepreneurial spirit
  • Strong analytical skills and good knowledge of quantitative tools and methods, e.g. including financial modelling / business plan analysis
  • Strong communication skills – written and verbal, ability to communicate effectively across all seniority levels in English
  • Excellent command of MS Office applications, in particular Excel and PowerPoint

Why Deutsche Börse Group?

We are committed to providing a work environment where everyone feels welcome and can reach their full potential. Our standards go far beyond simply matching candidates with the right position.


We enable you to move freely with our job tickets, job (e-)bikes and free parking opportunities.

Work environment

Collaboration, communication, or deep focus – in our modern office buildings you will find the perfect work environment. Free drinks and food and meal allowances included.

Health and wellbeing

We care for your health and wellbeing and besides various health promotion measures we offer you a group accident insurance and additional insurance offers at discounted rates.

Financial stability

We provide financial stability by offering attractive salaries, company pension schemes, participation in our Group Share Plan, as well as bonuses, subsidies and discounts.

Hybrid work

Collaborate and exchange on-site or work remotely several days a week in line with business needs and local regulations. Our hybrid working model combines the best of both worlds.

Flexible working hours

We want your job to fit your life situation and offer flexible working time models, part-time models, childcare allowance, or the possibility to study alongside your job.


Our market infrastructures are globally connected. Working with us means collaborating with like-minded colleagues across over 60 locations from more than 100 nations.


We promote individual development by offering internal development programmes, mentoring, further education and training budgets.

Our story

Our Story - Deutsche Börse Group in 120 Seconds
Our Story - Deutsche Börse Group in 120 Seconds
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