Specialist (M/F/D) Business Strategy

Frankfurt/Main, Germany (Deutschland) Full Time

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Join an Automotive Manufacturer of worldwide renown.


We have an exciting opportunity as:

Specialist (M/F/D) Business Strategy

at the KIA Motors Europe Headquarters in Frankfurt/Main, Germany.

Kia Motors is, together with its sister brand Hyundai, the fifth-largest car maker in the world. Since its foundation in 1944, Kia Motors has been a significant player in the booming automotive industry, not only in South Korea but also worldwide.

  • People drive KIA cars in about 180 countries. KIA Motors Europe employs about 1,500 persons in Europe and represents about 500,000 vehicles sold every year.
  • KIA Motors Europe centrally manages Strategic Topics as well as the Sales & Marketing activities for 14 European subsidiaries, for which you will provide guidance and support.

You will enjoy working with us if you like these things:

  • A pulsating international environment. Our workforce is composed of people from 37 nations.
  • Playing an active and important part in the development of KIA Motors Europe and our subsidiaries.
  • Demanding challenges to which you can creatively contribute.
  • A competitive compensation package; private leasing offer; systematic off and on-the-job training, free staff restaurant, support as concerns Health Management and more.

The Challenges: High - The Job: Great.

1. Your initiative, energy and persistence will ultimately determine your success.

2. You will work in a network of experts in Business Strategy and other departments. This is not merely some fancy polish!

3. You have the spirit that makes us successful.

You are +++ optimistic +++ ambitious +++ patient +++ dynamic +++ flexible +++

Your mission:

Analyze and create insights for two data-driven, critical management agenda topics:

(1) Car Sharing data analytics:


  • Guide and support IT provider in enhancing infrastructure to gather relevant data from our newly launched Car Sharing business
  • Build up and drive data analytics / insight generation from car sharing business
  • Identify potential data monetization business cases in collaboration with our Telematics team
  • Support in the further expansion and roll-out of our Car Sharing business across Europe

(2) CO2 analytics:

  • Monitor and identify potential key issues Kia faces on registered cars to meet CO2 targets
  • Identify, create and evaluate different scenarios to meet CO2 compliance
  • Guide and support our IT service provider in developing and enhancing a CO2 monitoring and simulation tool
  • Liaise and align with all relevant stakeholders (e.g. with Marketing for product specifications, Finance for profitability, Markets for sales potentials, Legal for compliance, IT for tool solutions)

Your talents:

  • Master degree or equivalent in quant-driven major (e.g. math, physics, engineering, economics)
  • Working experience in quant-/ analytics driven subjects, preferably in automotive industry
  • Highly passionate about solving analytical problems
  • Advanced IT skills (complex spreadsheets in Excel, PowerPoint, Tableau, databases / SQL as a plus)
  • Enjoying communication and creating alignment between various levels and across different functions in the organization
  • Experienced in project management
  • Driven team player, result-oriented and supportive
  • Fluent in English

If you’re interested to become part of our Kia team, please apply via our online portal. We are looking forward to getting to know you.

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