VP Corporate Development

Lilium, Munich

The Lilium Jet All-electric. Affordable. With the Push of a Button.

The Role:

In this position, you will report directly into the Chief Commercial Officer and work closely with the CEO. The role will head all aspects of corporate development, fundraising/corporate finance and investor relations.

Lilium welcomes people from all over the world. We are a multinational company and happy to support our new top talent with relocation. We have helped our new hires to meet their Visa criteria and successfully settle in Munich.

Corporate development:

The successful candidate will support the team on developing a go to market strategy, build the intellectual and modelling output, work on a plan for partnerships and execution. Build strategic range of partners and lead negotiation with such.

Fundraising / M&A / corporate finance:

Lead the M&A, fundraising and corporate development processes, from preparation, negotiation to due diligence and legal. Support the CCO/CEO in these discussions. Support the building of the finance function, until a suitable lead is found.

Investor relations:

Day to day interaction with investors, manage inquiries and be second point of call next to CCO. Manage all inquiries as well as whole group of future investors. Prepare and keep track on all investor discussions present and future.


Your Day to Day:

  • Work closely with CCO and CEO on top strategic plans
  • Build go to market case and model
  • Ongoing support of CCO and CEO on strategic topics
  • Preparation of board discussions and meetings
  • Support strategy development and execution
  • Manage potential and actual partnerships
  • Interim: support on managing and structuring the finance processes


Your Profile:

  • Self starter with start-up experience
  • Deep expertise in fundraising, M&A and corporate finance
  • Strong understanding of finance and legal processes
  • Outstanding track record on building partnerships and go to market strategies
  • 5 plus years corporate development track record, having closed significant deal sizes
  • Investment banking background required
  • Accounting background a plus
  • Strong academic credentials essential, MBA or equivalent a plus


Welcome to the future

Elegance, speed, comfort and sustainability – fusing to a new form of traveling. The Lilium aircraft is the only means of transportation that can meet the demands of future mobility and therefore shape it now. We are introducing the world's first electric vertical take-off and landing jet. Our ambition is to engineer, manufacture Lilium Jets, as well as create an end to end air transportation service on demand, operating around the world.

Lilium is a globally acclaimed Startup creating a revolution in personal transportation and e-mobility with secured funding and proven technologies (several flying prototypes). To date, the company raised over 100 million USD from two rounds of funding, with global top VCs and funds backing the company’s vision. We are a highly energetic and ambitious team with world-class investors who value outstanding talent, serious creativity and elaborate innovation.

At Lilium, you will work with the world´s most talented engineers, designers and thought leaders to revolutionize the way people travel. We apply an exceptional breadth and depth to our work, we are incredibly focused onto our mission and we are therefore looking for people like us who are continuously striving towards perfection. If you, too, are filled with the insatiable need to grow, to innovate and to create don‘t hesitate to grasp this exclusive opportunity.

Lilium is an equal opportunity employer and welcomes applications from all qualified individuals regardless of race, sex, disability, religion/belief, sexual orientation or age. All aspects of employment including the decision to hire, promote, discipline, or discharge, will be based on competence, performance, and business needs

About Lilium

About us Lilium is a disruptive aviation start-up based in Munich. Co-founded in 2015 by Daniel Wiegand, Sebastian Born, Patrick Nathen and Matthias Meiner, the team brings together international world-class engineers and designers. The group shares the vision of a completely new type of individual transportation and is dedicated to develop and build the world’s first fully electric vertical take-off and landing (VTOL) jet. An estimated range of up to 300 km and a top speed of 300 km/h, along with zero emissions make it the most efficient and eco-friendly individual means of transportation of our time. By providing ultra-redundancy, the Lilium Jet will also set new standards in safety. Lilium aims at liberating towns and cities from today’s congestion and pollution, with people able to come and go freely, vastly expanding the radius of their everyday lives.

Want to learn more about Lilium? Visit Lilium's website.