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ESMT Berlin was founded by 25 leading global companies and institutions. The international business school offers a full-time MBA, an executive MBA, a master’s in management, as well as open enrollment and customized executive education programs. ESMT focuses on three main topics: leadership and social responsibility, European competitiveness, and the management of technology. ESMT faculty publishes in top academic journals. Additionally, the business school provides an interdisciplinary platform for discourse between politics, business, and academia. The business school is based in Berlin, Germany, with Schloss Gracht as an additional location near Cologne. ESMT is a private business school with the right to grant PhDs and is accredited by the German state, AACSB, AMBA, EQUIS, and FIBAA.

ESMT Berlin is currently seeking to fill the following positions:

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Faculty Positions

Faculty Positions

Thank you for your interest in our faculty positions. For current faculty openings, please go to: https://www.esmt.org/faculty-research/faculty/faculty-openings

Research Assistant (PhD position) (m/f, part-time with 65 %, max. 3 years)

Research Assistant (PhD position) (m/f, part-time with 65 %, max. 3 years)

For a research project, funded by the Deutsche Forschungsgemeinschaft (DFG), we are looking for a

Research Assistant (PhD position)
(m/f, part-time with 65 %, max. 3 years)

The research assistant will be supervised by Prof. Francis de Véricourt and will ideally write the PhD dissertation in operations research or a closely related field, aspiring prospective joint publications.

As Research assistant you will

You are qualified because you

  • work on a research program, which lies at the interface between operations research and economics (such as agency problems - moral hazard, information asymmetry, etc. - in operations systems)
  • review literature, formulate and solve mathematical models and write research papers
  • potentially collaborate with universities in the United States and France
  • hold a diploma/master degree in operations research, economics or a related quantitative field
  • are currently a PhD student in management science / operations research or economics
  • have very strong modeling and analytical skills such as
    • optimization, dynamic programming, dynamic mechanism design, etc.
  • have experience in LaTeX and programming (e.g. MATLAB, Python or Java, etc.)
  • are motivated to work in an international academic environment
  • are completely fluent in English

This is what we can offer you

We offer one of the most international working environments in a historic building in the heart of Berlin where you will work closely with Prof. Francis de Véricourt (Professor of Management Science). As a member of our team, you find an open-minded, collegial, inspiring, and goal-oriented atmosphere. At ESMT, communication channels are short and hierarchies are flat.

We are looking forward to receiving your application via e-mail (Subject: RA FdV) including:

  • motivation letter including your salary expectation and possible start date
  • CV
  • relevant certificates and references
  • work permit for non-EU citizens.

Please combine all the documents into one pdf file.

Contact:
Carolin Ludwig
Human Resources Manager
E-Mail: jobs@esmt.org
ESMT Berlin, Schlossplatz 1, 10178 Berlin-Mitte

 

Research Assistant (m/f, part-time)

Research Assistant (m/f, part-time)

We are looking for a

Research Assistant
(m/f, part-time, flexible hours)

who will be supervised by Prof. Catalina Stefanescu-Cuntze. The project aims to model the price of commodity futures contracts as a function of observed explanatory variables and unobserved global inventory levels. The parameters of the models need to be estimated using a large data set of futures prices for different commodities over several time periods. With the estimated parameters, the unobserved true levels of inventories can then be recovered.

We estimate the project to take a maximum of roughly 500 hours total and the working time is flexible.

Your tasks will beYou are qualified, because you
  • work on a research program, which lies at the interface between finance and statistics
  • code up optimization algorithms for likelihood estimation of statistical models  
  • review literature, formulate and solve mathematical models and write research papers
  • are a master or PhD student in Statistics, Operations Research, Economics, or Finance
  • have strong modeling, analysis and optimization skills, and familiarity with statistical estimation and data management
  • have knowledge or interest in statistical estimation practice (in particular familiarity with the Kalman filter).
  • have strong computing skills, preferably in Matlab
  • have knowledge in financial models of futures pricing (not required but would be asset)
  • have good English skills and are motivated to work in an international academic environment

This is what we can offer you

We offer one of the most international working environments in a historic building in the heart of Berlin where you will work closely with Prof. Stefanescu-Cuntze (Professor of Management Science). As a member of our team, you find an open-minded, collegial, inspiring, and goal-oriented atmosphere. At ESMT, communication channels are short and hierarchies are flat.

We are looking forward to receiving your application via e-mail (Subject: RA CSC) including:

  • motivation letter including your salary expectation and possible start date
  • CV
  • relevant certificates and references
  • work permit for non-EU citizens

Please combine all the documents into one pdf file.

Contact:
Carolin Ludwig
Human Resources Manager
E-Mail: jobs@esmt.org
ESMT Berlin, Schlossplatz 1, 10178 Berlin-Mitte

Program Director, Executive Education

Program Director, Executive Education

For our Executive Education team, we are looking for a

Program Director, Executive Education
(m/f, full-time)

As a Program Director you will

  • be responsible to acquire, design, and conduct executive development and customized programs for executives, in cooperation with client companies as well as renowned national and international speakers
  • manage all aspects of key client relationships
  • collaborate in practice-oriented teaching, research, and case writing
  • work closely together with our team of program directors, our faculty, and program managers
  • grow the international client base through excellent networking skills

You are qualified because you

  • have a minimum of three years of professional experience with a top management consulting or leadership development firm or equivalent, preferably combined with industry experience
  • have experience in or passion for leadership and/or organizational development
  • have a solid track record or credible interest in program design, program leadership, and teaching
  • are a team player with a creative mind
  • are fluent in English and German (additional languages are welcome)
  • are flexible regarding working hours and are able to keep calm under pressure
  • welcome the opportunity to travel for work and work in an international environment
  • can adapt to working in a professional and international environment of a top academic institution
  • are highly service oriented and a good listener

This is what we can offer you

We offer one of the most international working environments in a historic building in the heart of Berlin, where you will work closely with our team of program directors and program managers to establish high-quality international educational programs. As a member of our team, you find an open-minded, collegial, and inspiring atmosphere. At ESMT, communication channels are short and hierarchies are flat.

We are looking forward to receiving your application via e-mail (Subject: PD) including:

  • motivation letter including your salary expectation and possible start date
  • CV with relevant certificates and references
  • work permit for non-EU citizens

Please combine all the documents into one pdf file.

Contact:
Carolin Ludwig
Human Resources Manager
E-Mail: jobs@esmt.org
ESMT Berlin, Schlossplatz 1, 10178 Berlin-Mitte

 

Program Manager, MBA Program

Program Manager, MBA Program

To support our program management team, we are looking for a

Program Manager, MBA Program
(m/f, full-time, to start in July 2018)

You will contribute to our success in a multicultural, collegial work environment by

delivering on all organizational and administrative aspects of our busy MBA program, which includes:

  • Planning, coordinating, and scheduling all courses together with the faculty
  • Managing the day-to-day program budgeting, contracting, reporting, and billing
  • Supporting 70+ program participants on campus and off-site as first and central point of contact
  • Managing grading: prepare, control, and distribute grading results and student evaluations
  • Maintaining relationships with teaching faculty, internal and external suppliers about teaching material, course content, course evaluations, and module preparations
  • Preparing program documentation for participants, including material on the e-learning platform
  • Dealing with and carrying out campus reservations and room bookings according to the programs’ needs
  • Looking after various administrative tasks, i.e. booking hotel and flight for guest professors
  • Organizing program events for students, including graduation

You are qualified because you

  • have outstanding interpersonal and communication skills
  • are passionate about providing high quality service, processes and outcomes with attention to detail and excellent follow-through
  • have the ability to effectively manage and influence faculty, students, and ESMT staff
  • have experience managing financial targets and budgets
  • have an in-depth knowledge of MS-Excel
  • have a positive service orientation and a strong social orientation (engaging with the student body outside formal channels is expected)
  • are completely fluent in English (the business language at the school is English; German fluency would be useful)
  • are an excellent team player, have a hands-on working attitude, a good sense of humor, and the ability to keep calm under pressure
  • have a flexible schedule (this is not a Monday-Friday, 9-to-5 job)
  • are willing to travel to other program locations on specific occasions (e.g. International Field Seminar)

Added plus if you have experience with an e-learning platform, in organizing educational programs, and proven the ability to work in a multicultural environment.

This is what we can offer you

We offer one of the most international working environments in a historic building in the heart of Berlin, where you will work closely with our degree programs team and our MBA students. As a member of our team, you find an open-minded, collegial, and inspiring atmosphere. At ESMT, communication channels are short and hierarchies are flat.

We are looking forward to receiving your application in English via e-mail (Subject: PM, MBA), including:

  • motivation letter including your salary expectations and your possible start date
  • CV with relevant certificates and references
  • work permit for non-EU citizens.

Please combine all the documents into one pdf file.

Contact:
Carolin Ludwig
Human Resources Manager
E-Mail: jobs@esmt.org
ESMT Berlin, Schlossplatz 1, 10178 Berlin-Mitte

 

Program Manager, MIM Program

Program Manager, MIM Program

To support our program management team, we are looking for a

Program Manager, MIM Program
(m/f, full-time, to start in April 2018)

You will contribute to our success in a multicultural, collegial work environment by

delivering on all organizational and administrative aspects of our busy MIM program, which includes:

  • Planning, coordinating, and scheduling all courses together with the faculty
  • Managing the day-to-day program budgeting, contracting, reporting, and billing
  • Supporting 130+ program participants on campus and off-site as first and central point of contact
  • Managing grading: prepare, control, and distribute grading results and student evaluations
  • Maintaining relationships with teaching faculty, internal and external suppliers about teaching material, course content, course evaluations, and module preparations
  • Preparing program documentation for participants, including material on the e-learning platform
  • Dealing with and carrying out campus reservations and room bookings according to the programs’ needs
  • Looking after various administrative tasks, i.e. booking hotel and flight for guest professors
  • Organizing program events for students, including graduation

You are qualified because you

  • have outstanding interpersonal and communication skills
  • are passionate about providing high quality service, processes and outcomes with attention to detail and excellent follow-through
  • have the ability to effectively manage and influence faculty, students, and ESMT staff
  • have experience managing financial targets and budgets
  • have an in-depth knowledge of MS-Excel
  • have a positive service orientation and a strong social orientation (engaging with the student body outside formal channels is expected)
  • are completely fluent in English (the business language at the school is English; German fluency would be useful)
  • are an excellent team player, have a hands-on working attitude, a good sense of humor, and the ability to keep calm under pressure
  • have a flexible schedule (this is not a Monday-Friday, 9-to-5 job)

Added plus if you have experience with an e-learning platform, in organizing educational programs, and proven the ability to work in a multicultural environment.

This is what we can offer you

We offer one of the most international working environments in a historic building in the heart of Berlin, where you will work closely with our degree programs team and our MIM students. As a member of our team, you find an open-minded, collegial, and inspiring atmosphere. At ESMT, communication channels are short and hierarchies are flat.

We are looking forward to receiving your application in English via e-mail (Subject: PM, MIM), including:

  • motivation letter including your salary expectations and your possible start date
  • CV with relevant certificates and references
  • work permit for non-EU citizens.

Please combine all the documents into one pdf file.

Contact:
Carolin Ludwig
Human Resources Manager
E-Mail: jobs@esmt.org
ESMT Berlin, Schlossplatz 1, 10178 Berlin-Mitte

 

zwei Studentische Hilfskräfte - IT-Support

zwei Studentische Hilfskräfte - IT-Support

Für unser IT-Team im Bereich IT-Support suchen wir ab sofort

zwei Studentische Hilfskräfte
(m/w, 16 - 18 Stunden/Woche, 11,20 Euro/Stunde)

Sie werden unser IT-Support Team unterstützen, indem Sie

Sie sind qualifiziert, weil Sie

  • Anfragen und Probleme per Ticketsystem aufnehmen
  • erste Problemanalysen durchführen und ggf. Lösungen vornehmen
  • die Anwender bei Benutzung der IT Ressourcen und Services unterstützen
  • bei vielfältigen Supportaufgaben mitwirken, wie z. B.
    • Installation und Inventarisierung von Soft- und Hardware, sowie Verwaltung der Benutzerkonten
    • Umbaumaßnahmen von Arbeitsplätzen und Veranstaltungsbetreuung mit IT-Bezug
  • lösungsorientiert arbeiten
  • kommunikativ und serviceorientiert sind
  • technisches Interesse und technisches Verständnis haben
  • gut auf Deutsch und Englisch kommunizieren können (Firmensprache ist Englisch)
  • gern im Team arbeiten

Unser Angebot

Wir bieten Ihnen eines der internationalsten Arbeitsumfelder im Herzen Berlins. Bei Ihrem Start werden wir Sie umfassend einarbeiten und auf die neuen Aufgaben und Verantwortlichkeiten vorbereiten. Als Mitglied in unserem IT-Team erwartet Sie eine offene und kollegiale Arbeitsumgebung mit einer flachen Hierarchie und einem abwechslungsreichen Aufgabengebiet. Bei Eignung und Interesse ist eine schrittweise Vertiefung in einzelne Aufgabengebiete innerhalb der IT möglich.

An der ESMT schätzen wir gute Teamarbeit und ein stabiles, vertrauenswürdiges Arbeitsumfeld. Um dies zu gewährleisten, versuchen wir Fluktuation so gering wie möglich zu halten. Deshalb bevorzugen wir Bewerber, die noch mindestens ein Jahr als Studentische Hilfskräfte verfügbar sind.

Wir freuen uns auf Ihre Bewerbung per E-Mail (Betreff: SA IT) mit folgenden Unterlagen:

  • Anschreiben und Lebenslauf
  • Aktuelle Immatrikulationsbescheinigung und voraussichtliches Studienende
  • Arbeitserlaubnis, wenn Sie nicht-EU Bürger sind

Bitte fügen Sie alle Dokumente in einer PDF-Datei zusammen.

Kontakt:
Carolin Ludwig
Human Resources Manager
E-Mail: jobs@esmt.org

Tel.: 030 21231 0
ESMT Berlin, Schlossplatz 1, 10178 Berlin-Mitte

 

Student Assistant - MBA Office

Student Assistant - MBA Office

The ESMT Master of Business Administration is a one-year, full-time international management MBA program. Focus areas include technology and innovation management, global sustainable business and entrepreneurship. Courses are taught in English at ESMT’s campus in Berlin, Germany. ESMT accepts up to 70 talented professionals every year to join an intense program that runs from January to December. Students are given unparalleled opportunities for self-improvement and networking while learning to master global business administration from Germany’s most international business faculty.

Our program manager team at the MBA office is looking for a

Student Assistant - Program Management Assistance
(m/f, 20 hours/week, 11,20 €/hour)

We provide ESMT’s students and faculty with professional services and a welcoming atmosphere.

You will

You are qualified because you

  • support our program managers in all organizational and administrative aspects of the degree programs
  • support our program participants at our campus
  • prepare program documentation for our participants. This includes content management of our eLearning platform (Moodle)
  • maintain databases of current and past program participants
  • support the program managers preparing social events (e.g. Graduation)
  • carry out internet-research on various topics
  • are an enrolled student preferably in a Master program for at least another year
  • are fluent in English
  • enjoy working in a meticulous as well as service-oriented matter
  • possess excellent Excel skills and a logical mindset
  • value a well-structured, attentive approach to organization, time-, and office-management
  • are able to work independently
  • have experience with an eLearning platform (this is a plus, not a requirement)

This is what we can offer you

We offer one of the most international working environments in a historic building in the heart of Berlin where you will work closely with our MBA team.

Upon your start at ESMT, we will provide thorough training to prepare you for your new responsibilities. As a member of our team, you find an open-minded, collegial, and inspiring atmosphere. At ESMT, communication channels are short and hierarchies are flat. You will have the unique opportunity to profit from our extensive data base and our facilities for our own studies.

At ESMT, we highly value teamwork and a stable work environment based on mutual trust. To establish this, we try to keep fluctuation as low as possible. Thus, please note that preference will be given to applicants who would be available as student assistants for at least 1 year without interruption.

We are looking forward to receiving your application via e-mail (Subject: SA MBA) including:

  • Motivation letter and CV
  • Current certificate of matriculation and the date of your anticipated graduation
  • Work permit for non-EU citizens.

Please combine all the documents into one pdf file.

Contact:
Carolin Ludwig
Human Resources Manager
E-Mail: jobs@esmt.org

Tel.: 030 21231 0
ESMT Berlin, Schlossplatz 1, 10178 Berlin-Mitte

 

Studentische Hilfskräfte - verschiedene Bereiche - für Initiativbewerbungen (m/w, 16-20h/Woche)

Studentische Hilfskräfte - verschiedene Bereiche - für Initiativbewerbungen (m/w, 16-20h/Woche)

In verschiedenen Abteilungen/Bereichen unserer Hochschule (Events, Marketing, Faculty Resources, Admissions Office, Information Center, Program Management, IT Support) suchen wir für unseren Campus in Berlin regelmäßig

Studentische Hilfskräfte
(m/w, 16-20 Stunden pro Woche, 11,20 Euro pro Stunde)

Ihre möglichen Aufgaben

  • Sie werden in einer unserer Abteilungen eingesetzt
  • Sie Erstellen und überarbeiten Präsentationen oder andere Kursmaterialien
  • Sie helfen Seminarprojekte und verschiedene interne Veranstaltungen zu organisieren
  • Sie recherchieren zu verschiedenen Themen im Internet
  • Sie formatieren Texte und helfen Forschungs- und Lehrunterlagen vorzubereiten
  • Sie helfen bei allgemeinen administrativen Aufgaben

Ihr Profil

  • Sie befinden sich in einem Vollzeit Bachelor- oder Master- Studium und sind noch mindestens ein Jahr eingeschrieben
  • Sie beherrschen die englische und deutsche Sprache in Wort und Schrift (die Geschäftssprache der ESMT ist Englisch)
  • Sie arbeiten selbstständig und akkurat
  • Sie verfügen über sehr gute organisatorische Fähigkeiten und effizientes Zeitmanagement
  • Sie arbeiten gerne serviceorientiert und proaktiv
  • Idealerweise haben Sie erste Büroerfahrung

Unser Angebot

Wir bieten Ihnen eines der internationalsten Arbeitsumfelder im Herzen Berlins. Als Mitglied in unserem Team erwartet Sie eine offene und leistungsorientierte Umgebung, die spannende Einblicke in die Arbeit einer privaten Business School und die Möglichkeit zum Einbringen eigener Ideen bietet. An der ESMT gibt es spannende Events mit hochrangigen Gästen, die Sie mitorganisieren und an denen Sie teilnehmen können. Bei uns erwartet Sie eine flache Hierarchie mit einer kollegialen Arbeitsatmosphäre. Als Studentische Hilfskraft können Sie unsere Datenbanken und unsere Bibliothek nutzen und somit auch für Ihr eigenes Studium profitieren.

An der ESMT schätzen wir gute Teamarbeit und ein stabiles, vertrauenswürdiges Arbeitsumfeld. Um dies zu gewährleisten, versuchen wir Fluktuation so gering wie möglich zu halten. Deshalb bevorzugen wir Bewerber, die noch mindestens drei Semester als Studentische Hilfskräfte verfügbar sind.

Wir freuen uns auf Ihre englischsprachige Bewerbung per Email (Betreff: Student Assistant initiativ) mit folgenden Unterlagen:

  • Anschreiben mit voraussichtlichem Studienende
  • Lebenslauf und relevante Zeugnisse
  • aktuelle Immatrikulationsbescheinigung
  • Arbeitserlaubnis für Nicht-EU-Bürger

Bitte fügen Sie wenn möglich alle Dokumente in einer PDF-Datei zusammen.

Kontakt:
Carolin Ludwig
Human Resources Manager
E-Mail: jobs@esmt.org

Tel.: 030 21231 0
ESMT Berlin, Schlossplatz 1, 10178 Berlin-Mitte

 

Internships for Refugees (m/f, for the duration of 3 months)

Internships for Refugees (m/f, for the duration of 3 months)

We are looking for motivated Interns (m/f)

We offer

Three-month orientation internships in one of the most international working environments in the heart of Berlin where you will work closely with one of our teams. Upon your start as an intern we will provide thorough training to prepare you for your new responsibilities and will introduce you to the German and international work environment. For your internship you will be compensated with 400€ per month.

The internship will be 40 hours per week. Fewer hours are also possible upon negotiation for example if there are German classes that need to be taken as well.

As an intern you will

You should apply if you

  • work in one of the departments of ESMT in an international team
  • support the corresponding department with general office and administrative tasks
  • have first experience from other administrative positions in your home country
  • are computer literate
  • have first experience with programs of the MS Office Suite (Word, PowerPoint, Excel)
  • can communicate well in English and or German
  • Accounting and Controlling (open for applications)
    • this is what you can learn / what you will be doing:
      • administrative duties (processing and filing bills, booking, working with databases)
      • travel expenses accounting
      • learning how to use the program “DATEV Kostenrechnung”
      • insight into the field of controlling
    • specific requirements
      • German and English at least finished B1-Level
      • prior knowledge of the Accounting and Controlling field (former internships at home country / volunteering / started degree in a familiar field / some work experience in the field)

We are looking forward to receiving your application via e-mail (subject: intern) including:

  • Motivation letter and CV
  • Registration information / residence status

Please note that we will only consider complete applications. In your application, please state which department you would like to intern in and why. What do you want to do afterwards? What is it supposed to prepare you for (for example an apprenticeship in the field or a certain study program,...)?

Contact:
Carolin Ludwig
Human Resources Manager
E-Mail: jobs@esmt.org

Tel.: 030 21231 0
ESMT Berlin, Schlossplatz 1, 10178 Berlin-Mitte

 

Managing Director - Co-Working Space Berlin-Schöneberg

Managing Director - Co-Working Space Berlin-Schöneberg

Through our cooperation with a Co-Working Space in Berlin-Schöneberg we are publishing the following job advertisement:

About Space Shack

We are an aspiring and innovative co-working space in the heart of Berlin Schöneberg. With 3’500 square metres we are one of the biggest co-working spaces in Germany. We are home to start-ups from all sorts of backgrounds like FinTech, education, digital and arts. Besides renting out tables, offices and meeting rooms, Space Shack doubles as excellent event venue. Through our cooperation with a top tier Berlin based business school our space serves a unique platform for interdisciplinary work and fosters synergies and innovation.

To support our team we are seeking a suitable candidate for the position of a managing director with an immediate start but no later than June 2018.

Main responsibilities

  • Taking control of the operational business after a short introduction period
  • Supervising and supporting the team to improve operational structures and processes further
  • Contributing proactively to the existing co-working community and exploiting new sources for customer acquisition
  • Conducting financial controlling diligently to increase corporate efficiency
  • Drafting regular reports and presentations for the majority stakeholder
  • Developing and maintaining an analytical framework to track and analyse cash flows accurately
  • Appreciating an international and dynamic work environment

Skills and experience

  • Commercial training or university degree in business administration or similar with strong academic credentials
  • Proven track record in business development, consulting or a background in Berlin’s start up scene
  • Advanced IT-skills (MS Office, DATEV or even co-working software like NEXUDUS) are desired
  • Fluency in English and German is required, further languages are considered a plus 
  • Outstanding ability to communicate, delegate and interact with the team is crucial
  • Entrepreneurial attitude with an ability to deal with complex problems in a timely, orderly and insightful manner
  • Vibrant personality, a positive can-do attitude as well as a high level of self-motivation is key

What you’ll be rewarded with

  • Responsibility and flexibility in developing processes and strategies to lead a company successfully
  • Short communication channels and a flat hierarchy with lots of leeway in the decision-making process
  • Satisfaction and challenges in a diverse field of operations amongst an energetic, dynamic and international team
  • Working at one of the coolest workplaces in town

To apply

Please send a copy of your resume, cover letter and transcripts to Ms. Manuela Pürer (mp@spaceshack.com). We look forward to hearing from you.