For applicants

Career options for young professionals with up to 5 years of professional experience

Thanks to our future-oriented recruitment and selection, we are the partner with whom talents and companies cooperate successfully in the long term. Our clients combine SAPHIR with professionalism, innovative strategies and consulting models.

As a personnel consultancy in the Steinbeis Foundation network, we offer academics from all disciplines and sectors not only direct placement in permanent positions, but also job-integrated further qualification options through Master’s programs at SIBE.

We not only want to support you in finding new professional challenges , but also improve your career prospects through further training at university level.

You benefit from the extensive network within the Steinbeis network and can present your anonymized short profile to over 350 partner companies through our talent catalog.

The process

Our selection process

Are you interested in one of our job advertisements? Do you want to make a career change or find out about options? Have you been approached by us?

No matter which way, our selection process for our talent pool involves the following steps:


Inbox and checking

We check your application documents.


Meet and greet

We will have a 30-45 minute online meeting together via Microsoft Teams.



You complete the online-based KODE® competence assessment.


Coaching call

A coaching call will take place for a tailor-made consultation when you are placed in a partner company*.


*You are welcome to bring a company with you where you can complete your studies in cooperation.



Admission and application

You will deliver:

A completed first degree

(degree from a university, university of applied sciences, BA or comparable degree from another German / foreign university) with at least 180 credit points

Very good English skills

(These are checked as part of the SIBE selection process).

Successful completion of a multi-stage selection process

at the SIBE of Steinbeis University incl. KODE® competence measurement

Please send us the following:


Curriculum vitae


Degree certificate

incl. certificate of studies, preliminary overview if applicable


Years of experience in the placement of young professionals in management positions

We work with great companies. We believe that you will benefit greatly when looking for a junior management position.

Our mission

Career consulting & coaching

At our career consulting service, you can ask and discuss questions about your career path.

We support you in your professional and private situation, taking into account your skills, potential and wishes.

We support you in all matters as far as we can and help with specific questions and plans, but also in the orientation phase.

Topics of career consulting can be:

  • Possible career paths
  • Potential and skills
  • Checking application documents
  • Preparation for job interviews
  • Advice on financing options

    Open positions incl. further qualification

    You can find all vacancies in our job market, where the positions in combination with the part-time Master’s degree are clearly marked.


    To the vacancies


    You can find detailed information about SIBE and the Master’s programs on the SIBE homepage.

    Any further questions?

    Do you have further questions on topics such as application, selection process, partner companies and studying at SIBE? Then visit our FAQ!

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    As the exclusive recruitment consulting company of SIBE, School of International Business and Entrepreneurship, SAPHIR offers not only the recruitment of academics for permanent positions, but also further qualification options of existing employees or employees recruited by SAPHIR.
    Contact Information

    SAPHIR Deutschland GmbH
    Kalkofenstr. 53
    71083 Herrenberg

    Fon: +49 (0) 7032 – 22 99 399