Country Manager (m/f/d) - UK - remote possible

The Berlin-based vertical commerce company Berlin Brands Group, founded as Chal-Tec GmbH in 2005 by Peter Chaljawski, has been successfully producing and selling products for consumers in the area of home & living, consumer electronics, sound & light and sports since 2005 and is one of Germany's top-selling digital companies. The largest and best-known brands are Klarstein for household appliances, auna for audio equipment and Capital Sports for home fitness.

The Berlin Brands Group combines the entire value chain: from product development, conception and design to production, marketing and customer service. From its headquarters in Berlin, the vertical commerce company manages the brand development and multi-channel distribution of more than 2,500 products for consumers in 24 countries worldwide. More than 700 employees currently work at the six locations in Berlin (headquarters), Kamp-Lintfort (logistics centre), Bratislava, Istanbul, Hong Kong and San Francisco.

In order to continue to grow so successfully and dynamically, we are always looking for motivated colleagues like you to join us in shaping the DNA of the Berlin Brands Group.

Your responsibilities

  • You will be responsible for the performance & the evolution in the UK.
  • You must understand the UK´s P&L and you will be also part of the Budgeting processes.
  • You will track revenue & profitability performance, but you must also understand how operations are running and if they are efficient enough.
  • You will track and understand the satisfaction of the customers, and you will know where we need to improve.
  • You will identify UK Market trends in terms of Product & Branding and in later stages you will be focusing on building Market share of BBG.
  • Thanks to your analytical skills and good market understanding you can identify the weak spots in the various fields of business.
  • Develop a deep understanding of how the optimum supply chain in the local market should work as well as develop relationships with the relevant stakeholders.
  • You prioritize these topics by importance and financial impact and prepare a timeline for completing them after talks with the Department heads and understanding the problem.
  • You make sure that every department tracks the right set of KPI´s and they understand why they perform well, or they do not perform in the UK.
  • You agree, drive and implement projects and changes with the Heads of Departments to improve your countries performance.
  • Thanks to a regular update of the Management team about performance (high- and lowlights) and ongoing projects you will secure that topics stay always in focus.

Your profile

  • You have completed an outstanding MBA, from a top business school is desirable.
  • You are a pioneer in entering new local markets and have UK-market specific knowledge.  
  • You have several years’ experience and proven success as Head od Performance in Marketing or Head of Sales/Category Management.
  • You have a solid understanding and focus on the full value chain.
  • You are motivated to face challenges with a strong market understanding in e-commerce.
  • You have the management and leadership skills to steer time and a team.
  • You are an expert in Excel, skills in project management and PowerBI are a plus.
  • You live in Europe and speak very fluent English, German or other languages are a plus.

We offer

  • For you this is a once-in-a-lifetime challenge in a top-notch team of experienced and successful managers and entrepreneurs.
  • Company benefits such as 30% discount on products from our own shop and employer's contribution to the company pension plan.
  • Immediate responsibility and full ownership for strategic business-decisions on a global scale.
  • A managing position in one of Europe’s most exciting sustainably high growth rate companies.
  • You will be supported by a team of highly skilled and dedicated colleagues.
  • Opportunities for professional development, language courses as well as team training and coaching.
  • An international and dynamic working environment; We celebrate success together at numerous company events.

Become a member of one of Europe's leading ecommerce companies. Click the following button to fill out our online application. We are looking forward to your application!

Berlin Brands Group
Wallstr. 16
10179 Berlin