Business Development Manager for OEMs with German language

We are looking for a skilled Business Development Manager to oversee the relationships of Photoneo with its most important clients. You will be responsible for obtaining and maintaining long term key customers by comprehending their requirements.

The ideal candidate will be apt in building strong relationships with strategic customers and acquiring new ones primarily located in the automotive and supplier industry related companies in German speaking countries and their international affiliates.

The goal is to contribute in sustaining and growing our business to achieve long-term success.


  • Develop relationships on C-Level to “DACH” Headquartered leading global companies with Robotic Automation and 3D-Vision requirements
  • Elevate the relationships with existing customers by continuously proposing solutions that meet their objectives, and acquire new customers
  • Market Focus and understanding of Automotive Manufacturers (VW, BMW, Daimler, etc), and/or Tier-1 suppliers (BOSCH, DEKRA, Benteler, etc) or Logistic & Distribution (Deutsche Post) and Global System Solution Entreprises (Siemens)
  • Acquire a thorough understanding of key customer needs and requirements, place first projects and turn new sales into long-lasting relationships
  • Coordinate the proposal, quotation process and lead the negotiation and contracting to ensure solutions, products and services are delivered to fullest customer satisfaction.
  • Serve as the link of communication between key partners, customers and internal teams
  • Resolve any issues and problems faced by customers and deal with complaints to maintain trust
  • Prepare regular reports of progress and forecasts to internal and external stakeholders using key account metrics

Personality requirements and skills:

  • German language (C2) and English language(C1) is a must
  • Any European language is an advantage (French, Italian, Spanish, etc)
  • Proven experience in account management, sales or business development in the automotive and/or supplier industry
  • Good basic technical understanding of robotic solutions
  • Goal orientation, willing to investigate, troubleshoot and drive the solution of found issues in hardware and software systems
  • Experience in sales and providing solutions based on customer needs
  • Strong communication and interpersonal skills with aptitude in building relationships with professionals of all organizational levels
  • Excellent organizational skills
  • Ability in problem-solving and negotiation


We care about you from the very first day of working in Photoneo, s.r.o.:

  • Daily breakfast and afternoon snacks,
  • Available parking for everyone,
  • English lessons, Soft Skills & Hard Skills trainings,
  • Massages,
  • Private Terrace with swings and view,
  • Multisport card, support of participation in sporting events and Photoneo sport merch, sports teams and yoga on the terrace and workout in the office,
  • Dressing rooms and Showers,
  • Discounts for employees and others…

Your benefits after one year of working in Photoneo: You can choose one benefit from the MAIN package, where you’ll find:

Your choice of a benefit after one year of working in Photoneo::

  • A year-round public transport ticket
  • Recreation allowance
  • Year-round health care in Procare
  • Training, a conference, or another educational activity which is not a typical compulsory part of the position, but related to the performance of the profession
  • An opportunity to make your work environment more comfortable (whether it’s a new desk, chair, or headphones)
  • A supplementary retirement plan contribution (i.e. the “3rd pillar”)
  • A special benefit for your 5th anniversary at the firm

Your work-time balance is important for us:

  • Sick days when you’re not feeling well
  • Flexible working time with core time 10:00 – 15:00
  • Attendance based on trust and responsibility, we do not “clock in and out”
  • Possibility of switching a public holiday from the middle of the week to another day (for example to Friday or Monday) after agreement with manager, considering business reasons
  • 2 extra days after the death of a close relative/partner (in that month)
  • 2 extra days after marriage/ registered partnership (abroad) (in that month before/after)

Financial bonuses:

  • Generous referral program
  • Newborn/wedding bonus
  • Annual bonus may be up to or exceeding 13th salary
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