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Hamburg Port

Be a part of HHLA and help us shape the gateway to the future!

As Market Research & Partner Manager you will support the digital change in the company through data-driven market research. With the help of modern research and analysis tools, you will systematically track and examine the global start-up ecosystem with a focus on logistics and transport, recognize and identify R&D initiatives of leading industry players and systematically monitor and interpret media coverage on logistics and transport issues. Based on your networking in the start-up ecosystem, you are the key connection to HHLA's business units.

Your responsibilities:

  • Promotion and support of digital change through data-driven market research and the development of new digital business models
  • Analysis of the global start-up ecosystem with a focus on logistics and transport and R&D initiatives of leading industry players
  • Systematic scouting and trend monitoring in relevant industries using modern research and analysis tools
  • Visualization of the analysis results and deduction of recommendations for action
  • Further development of the research system and suitable tools
  • Role as an expert in digital trends and technologies in the logistics and transport sector
  • Interface function between the start-up ecosystem and HHLA's specialist departments

Your profile:

  • Master’s degree in economics or finance or comparable qualifications
  • Several years of professional experience in market research as well as innovation and product/partner management, ideally in the field of innovative digital technologies
  • Profound knowledge of the methods of modern market research as well as knowledge of the relevant databases and various data collection / evaluation techniques and tools
  • Experience with and understanding of start-ups and their relevant growth drivers are an advantage
  • Pioneering spirit, entrepreneurial thinking, results-oriented work and the motivation to make change happen
  • Excellent written and spoken English

Our benefits:

  • A diverse, highly motivated and appreciative team with a great sense of humour
  • Flat hierarchies in a modern and cooperative working environment with almost unlimited creative freedom
  • Personal and professional development
  • Trust-based working hours plus flexible organisation of working time with the possibility of working from home
  • 30 days of annual leave
  • Performance-based bonus and sabbatical programme


Your place of work is located in Hamburg’s Speicherstadt.

Are you interested in working in a dynamic, internationally oriented company? We are looking forward to receiving your application - preferably by e-mail - stating your salary expectations and possible starting date:


HPC Hamburg Port Consulting GmbH
HR Services 
Container Terminal Altenwerder
Am Ballinkai 1
21129 Hamburg

Apply here

+49 40 74008-0