Head of Business Development (m/f/x)

Opportunity to develop yourself and the Group....rarely can a role make such a difference!
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Newport Takkt Group are a leading online specialist for B2B equipment in Europe and part of the listed TAKKT Group based in Stuttgart. Our aim is to grow and fast; both organically and via mergers and acquisitions. To help us achieve this, we are looking for a Head of Business Development to help our portfolio of businesses gain market share in existing and new territories. 

Despite operating and trading in countries across Europe and with different legacies and cultures, we share the same beliefs and values. We go fast, we act smart, we are open, honest and driven to succeed. The Head of Business Development must share our beliefs, embrace our culture and be prepared to collaborate, engage and build effective relationships both internally and externally.  

For more information about Newport visit our website at: https://newporttakkt.com/  

Head of Business Development newport.takkt group (m/f/x)

Stuttgart or Cologne with  regular international travel  

What you will do

  • Play a lead role in driving initiatives across the Newport Group portfolio to deliver growth in revenue and market share
  • A “do-er”, you will be responsible for identifying, supporting and delivering multiple projects at any one given time which could include:
    • International expansion and entering into new markets within the established portfolio
    • Exploiting synergies, implementing best practices and delivering initiatives around operational excellence
  • Together with the management teams,  develop the business development strategy and co-manage to a successful conclusion
  • Lead and develop a small, highly motivated team at different locations, creating a world class team that is respected and valued across the Group

A bit about you

  • Significant experience in the field of operational business development, investment management, management consultancy or management and enjoy challenging topics at a senior level
  • Degree qualified or equivalent in a relevant subject matter
  • Working in a dynamic team and building new business models motivates you
  • You have a high affinity for digital topics and have experience in an e-commerce or retail environment
  • You do not gain respect through titles, but through your high personal, social and professional competence and interactions with others
  • You have international experience, are able to work in different European cultures and speak perfect English (other languages are also welcome)
  • Highly flexible, palatable and willingness to travel (at least 60 %) 
  • You want to make a difference, think and act with an entrepreneurial mindset, ideally you have already founded your own company in the past

Our offer:

  • Job variety with the opportunity to develop your career in a creative and dynamic working environment
  • Opportunity to work independently, collaboratively and cross-functionally , international travel....so much variety and no day is the same!
  • Longer term career opportunities and stability being part of the TAKKT Group
  • A modern, open working environment and flexible working hours
  • Health management and family service benefits
  • An attractive salary and other company benefits including bonus
  • Development opportunities through internal and external training and seminars

Or, know someone who would be a perfect fit? Let them know!

Rotebühlstraße 87
70178 Stuttgart Directions View page


Im Zollhafen 18
50678 Köln Directions View page

Here in the Newport network, we encourage and open and inclusive culture in the workplace . We combine collaborative working and offer a helping hand to each other, supporting our vision to continually learn, develop and grow.

In each of our business units, we’ve acquired a strong portfolio of expertise and skills across a wide range of departments; from Sales & Services, Online Marketing, Software Development, Category Management, Business Development, Data, Finance and Business Intelligence.

We are driven by the fun working dynamic and the constantly evolving digital world - it’s part of our DNA. We focus on creative and innovative ways of working through the active and open digital community that we’ve built. Throughout all of our international entities and cross-functional teams, we pride ourselves on maintaining a unique, entrepreneurial work ethic, which has shaped who we are and paved the way for our ambitious growth.

As part of TAKKT AG all companies within the Newport group benefit from years of outstanding experience and stability. In addition, our sustainability strategy underlines our strong ethos on how we contribute to make the world a better place.

We’re always seeking talented individuals who fit our mould by having the passion and drive to create a future of rising e-commerce leaders!


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