Business development and innovation manager (M/F/D)

Announcement Date : 22 3월 2023

  • Paris
  • Posted 4 개월 ago


GIPA is a well-recognized team of experts in research for the Automotive Industry.

The group has a global footprint, a strong local expertise and the agility of a 100 employees company. To further develop, GIPA has defined an ambitious growth plan based on 4 pillars: Innovation, Digitalization, Customer focus and People.

In order to support the execution of this plan, the group is looking for its Business development and innovation manager.



Reporting to the group’s CEO working closely with the Country Directors and the local teams:

  • You will be the driving force in developing and executing the group strategy incl. definition & segmentation of the services portfolio, implementation, and coordination of synergy projects (internal and external), partnerships.
  • You will lead the innovation by developing new products and services, exploring new markets and targeting new types of customers to grow the business.
  • You will also screen the automotive and the automotive linked universe for new data-driven business models, gather and analyze information, develop and test business ideas.
  • You will meet with technology partners and start-ups, and help to establish a network of strategic partnerships around the world.



  • >5-10 years of experience in Tier-1 management consulting or start-up experience in the automotive sector OEM and or IAM (Experience in the automotive or related industries, market research is a plus, but not a requirement).
  • Proven track record in strategic business development or M&A and an entrepreneurial mindset.
  • Demonstrated aptitude for analytics especially business cases and financial modeling.
  • Ability to effectively communicate complex information at all organizational levels but especially to senior management.
  • Strong multitasking ability, ability to work in a fast-paced, dynamic environment, professional attitude, and ability to work proactively and independently as well as in a team.
  • English, French required, other language appreciated (ES, DE, …).



Paris or EU preferably.


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