Chief Operating Officer (f/m/d)

#shapeyourcareer

How do we plan to continue developing the most revolutionary foods of our time at foodspring? With your help! As fitness food pioneers, our mission starts afresh with each new product. This approach requires great ideas. Pure passion. The best minds in their respective fields. Want to contribute to a dynamic company culture? Want to help change the lifestyle of an entire generation? Then you're in the right place!

 

Summary 

foodspring was created with a vision to deliver something exceptional to our customers. As we have expanded and evolved our demand and supply, development and distribution, sales and services processes and structure have gotten more complex. Our need has arisen for a business leader who will help the foodspring manifest its potential. We need someone with a mandate to develop the behaviors, systems, and processes to scale. Report and work with our CEO to drive a performance-based culture from the top down, with an absolute commitment to excellence where the customer is at the center of everything the business does. As the COO, you will need to be able to translate strategy into clear action and you will play a critical part in enabling the roadmap for personalization, geographic expansion, and innovation. Join the foodspring team and play a leading role in helping us become the world's leader and pioneer in personalized nutrition.

Who you will report to: Philipp Schrempp - CEO & Founder 
Type: Full-time
Location: Berlin (currently with more remote options)
Team: C-Level

 

Your daily tasks will include:

  • Defining and implementing operational processes internally, both customer-facing and throughout the supply chain, devising ways to improve consistency, efficiency, and profitability

  • Working with other members of the management team to help define operational responsibilities and agree targets, deliverable, and milestones, driving cohesion, collaboration, and accountability

  • Setting comprehensive goals for foodspring´s growth and success

  • Motivating employees to meet and surpass all operational and commercial goals, providing a system for staff to be recognized, rewarded, and valued by their action

  • Driving foodspring´s operational capabilities to surpass customer satisfaction

  • Evaluating performance across all functions and work with managers to leverage efficiency by analyzing and interpreting data and metrics

  • Overseeing the delivery of day-to-day operations of the company, ensuring they are consistent with the overall strategy and mission

  • Having the leadership of expansion activities (investments, acquisitions, corporate alliances etc.)

 

What we are looking for:

  • Proven experience in managing company growth, diversification, and internationalization

  • A seasoned, mission-focused executive with a proven track record of helping companies scale by meeting challenging stretch targets through periods of rapid change & stabilizing organizational cultures

  • Demonstrable competency in strategic planning and business development

  • Experience with a relevant D2C/B2C business which has successfully scaled internationally throughout Europe and the USA

  • A strong grasp of commercial and operational business management within a consumer company, specifically financial, legal and product marketing principles

  • Excellent knowledge of data analysis and performance

  • A great communicator: clear and concise, expresses themselves simply and effectively to a diverse audience

  • Excellent leadership capabilities with the ability to deliver change, sensitive to concerns of functional leaders and how to engage with different business stakeholders to demonstrate value and receive buy-in

  • Outstanding organizational and leadership abilities

 

We can offer you the following:

  • Work together with Mars, our mother company. Share expertise, learn, meet some amazing people and play a major part of foodspring’s future
  • You will have a high degree of creative freedom for you to develop your own knowledge 

  • Flat hierarchies and short decision-making channels, a great deal of freedom in your work 

  • Really immerse yourself and experience the product – Attend regular product tastings and stay up to date with exciting new releases!  

  • You will benefit from a professional and highly motivated team – create value and have an impact to our great product and attractive consumer brand  

  • Competitive salary

  • Modern and cool office space in the heart of Kreuzberg, Berlin.  

  • Free Gym, Health Food, Fitness Events & Product Vouchers 

  • Your future starts now – the position is available immediately

 

Make an impact Apply now!

If you have any questions, please email the team at ann-sophie.schaefer@foodspring.com. For more information about us as an employer have a look at our career page: https://www.foodspring.de/en/jobs. 

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