Country Manager Germany (German Native)

Permanent employee, Full-time · Barcelona (ES Cal)

Your mission

Are you looking for a new challenge? We are looking for someone to take the lead and be THE responsible for opening an exciting new market: Germany. At Hector Kitchen, you’ll work in a fast-paced environment, where every day is different and every opinion counts. We are results-oriented and, as such, we value effectiveness and the desire to share and grow together to reach our common goals.

The Mission:
As Country Manager Germany, you will be in charge of the launch and management of a new country, which will be a fundamental add-on to our growth machine. You will analyse learnings from our French market and use them to strategise and optimise the development of company activities in Germany; lots of potential for using your marketing skills and business aptitude. You will report to Andrea, our COO; you will work directly with the management team and across all departments.

Your responsibilities and impact working as Country Manager Germany will be:

  • Take charge of regional performance

  • Recruit and manage a superstar team (Sales/Marketing/Support)

  • Design and execute local product/marketing strategy

  • Analyse country data and monitor our results

  • Define best approach for acquiring new customers

  • Engage and grow our customer base in the German market

  • Create and foster relevant partnerships with industry partners

  • Get our supply chain up and running and implement a data structure to track and support future decisions

Your profile

Our Ideal Teammate:
At Hector Kitchen, we look for determined, passionate, and forward-thinking individuals who are strongly driven by digital innovation. You will be a strong candidate for this role if you are a professional with an entrepreneurial mindset, who is skilled in team management, and you see yourself in the following:

  • Language: You are a native German speaker and fluent in English (French is a plus!).

  • Professional Background: You have a minimum of 5 years work experience in a similar position, preferably in a start-up environment. You have a strong business, marketing or operations background, including proven experience with international development and launches.

  • Market Insight: You have in-depth knowledge of the German market.

  • Communication Skills: You have strong communication skills and you can quickly understand stakes and expectations. You are able to break bigger ideas into simple concepts. Clarity and direct communication are a must.

  • Achievement: You take ownership of projects and you are extremely organised. You have strong project management skills, including the ability to prioritise and manage multiple tasks simultaneously.

  • Data-oriented: Your decision-making relies heavily on data analysis. You have strong quantitative and qualitative analytical skills.

  • Proactive: You are attentive to your surroundings and you can proactively assess needs and come up with efficient solutions.

  • Ownership and Growth: You are invested in your work, and are willing to recognise and learn from your mistakes.

  • High Standards: You are rigorous and reliable. You take great pride in your performance and its impact on the company’s success.

  • Adaptable: You prove to be flexible and you thrive in an agile work environment, you can adapt quickly and face challenges with optimism and enthusiasm. You are curious, dynamic, and eager to be a disrupter in the pet-tech sector.

  • Animal Lover: You are an animal lover who knows how important our furry friends are to those who care for them.

Why join us?
  • Start: October 2022

  • Contract: Full-time

  • Location: Barcelona (Spain)

  • Compensation: Negotiable

  • Perks: Healthy food for your pet and a pet-friendly office in the centre of Barcelona (El Born)!
About us

As animal lovers, we all want the best for our furry companions. Just like for us humans, access to healthy and adapted food is essential to our pets’ well-being. That’s why we decided to create our dream pet food experience and launched Hector Kitchen in 2018! We provide high-quality food, tailored to your pets’ specific needs and delivered directly to your doorstep. 

And that’s not all; at Hector Kitchen, our mission is to make your lives easier, by helping you to better understand your four-legged friends. Using the power of data, technology, and innovation, we follow your pets’ needs throughout their lives and share precious information with you to help you become better, more informed pet owners.

We look forward to hearing from you!

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