(Senior) Expert Investor Relations (m/w/d)

(Senior) Expert Investor Relations (m/w/d)

Field of Work:  Finance & Accounting

Berlin, BE, DE

Legal Entity:  KWS Berlin GmbH (0017)
Contract Type:  Regular
Is Full Time?:  Yes
Onsite/ Remote:  Hybrid Working Within Country
Job ID:  13997

We are looking for an experienced (Senior) Investor Relations Manager to become part of the IR team of stock-listed KWS SAAT & Co. KGaA (SDAX), one of the world’s leading plant breeding companies. This is a permanent position and on a full-time basis. The place of work is Berlin, we offer hybrid work.


Your contribution:

  • Being the point of contact for investors, banks, rating agencies, finance media, acting as a KWS spokesperson and ambassador for the capital market
  • Communicating the company’s strategy and operating performance   
  • Enhancing shareholder value and the company image through an adequate investor communications program (investor/analyst meetings, financial reports, press releases, announcements)
  • Preparing and managing IR events incl. Annual General Meeting, roadshows, investor conferences
  • Taking key responsibility for increasingly important sustainability (ESG) investor communication & interaction with ESG rating agencies
  • Fulfilling regulatory requirements for public companies, such as financial reporting, regulatory announcements etc.
  • Advising Executive Board members and other stakeholders on capital market strategy and issues
  • Updating Investor Relations website
  • Supporting capital market transactions
  • Communicating market intelligence including trading data, sector news and competitor analysis into the company


Your qualifications:

  • Preferably an academic degree in business administration, finance, or a related field
  • At least 3-5 years of professional experience in Investor Relations of a listed company
  • Fluent in German & English language
  • Comprehensive knowledge of capital market regulation & ESG rating landscape
  • Ability to precisely analyze and clearly describe and present complex matters
  • Proactive problem-solver with the ability to effectively communicate and interact with Senior Management
  • Experience in financial modelling as well as general accounting and IFRS knowledge


Our offer:

  • An exceptionally interesting and varied job in an international environment with the opportunity to contribute innovative ideas
  • Working in a team with flat hierarchy (reporting to Head of Investor Relations/acting as deputy)
  • Flexible working hours with the possibility of mobile working (hybrid)
  • As a family-run company, we live by the values of team spirit, closeness and trust, independence and vision - a culture that is also lived in practice, e.g. through an open and friendly work atmosphere
  • Close to the motto "Make Yourself Grow!" we promote individual professional and personal development
  • We also create the appropriate framework conditions: capital-forming benefits, Christmas and vacation pay, childcare allowance etc.


We look forward to receiving your online application via our application system SuccessFactors! Please use the "Apply" function in the online advertisement.


About KWS
KWS is one of the world’s leading plant breeding companies. Over 5,000 employees in more than 70 countries generated net sales of around €1.8 billion in the fiscal year 2022/2023. A company with a tradition of family ownership, KWS has operated independently for 165 years. It focuses on plant breeding and the production and sale of seed for corn, sugar beet, cereals, vegetables, oilseed rape and sunflower. KWS uses leading-edge plant breeding methods to continuously improve yield for farmers and plants’ resistance to diseases, pests, and abiotic stress. To that end, the company invested more than €300 million last fiscal year in research and development. For more information: www.kws.com/career. Follow us on LinkedIn® at https://linkedin.com/company/kwsgroup/.

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