ABOUT THE COMPANY
We are a VC-backed stealth start-up with the vision to create a carbon-neutral food production system that will change the way we produce and consume food. Using data-driven technology and highly efficient land usage we are able to manufacture environmentally friendly products that cut the lengthy supply chain, hence, reduce the CO2 emissions.
Together with Atlantic Food Labs and its food-tech advisory board, we are looking for a passionate and mission-driven entrepreneur to join us as a Co-Founder & COO of one of the most booming industries. The company is based in Berlin.
As a COO & Co-founder, you will build an early-stage company from the ground up. You will design, implement, execute flawless and scalable yet decentralized end-to-end operations that can expand internationally quickly. The position will require developing playbooks on how to open a new location from 0 to 100 and ensure the company’s growth. You’ll take a major part in shaping the company, executing its vision, and driving its growth based on key performance indicators. You define what success looks like.
Together with your Co-Founder validate our business case and develop and execute our go-to-market strategy
Set up and own the company operations from the first day and make them scalable and replicable by creating frameworks, processes, and playbooks
Manage the whole supply chain including mushroom production, vendors and suppliers management, customer fulfillment, and overseeing the logistics
Support with expansions activities such as fundraising, partner and customer acquisition
Support with founding the company, hiring, building, and leading the team
Evaluate performance by analyzing and interpreting data and metrics
Be responsible for driving the company to achieve and surpass sales, profitability, cash flow, and business goals and objectives
The chance to reshape the food system for a better world and create something meaningful
The opportunity of building your own company backed by VC with a strong network
A lot of responsibility, ownership, challenges, and the option to grow yourself
Be part of the Atlantic Food Labs family and develop a network in Berlin’s startup ecosystem
Talented and friendly people that are motivated to create a positive impact
An entrepreneurial atmosphere
Free office space in our amazing office in Berlin in Mitte (incl. rooftop terrace) and tons of delicious snacks and drinks
WHAT YOU NEED TO SUCCEED
Proven experience (5+ years) in high-performance companies in the fields of operations and growth with outstanding organizational and leadership skills. Previous experience as a co-founder is highly desirable
Visionary and strategic thinker, yet with a hands-on approach who gets things done and goes the extra mile
Highly analytical and data-driven, with records initiating and building business processes, strategic initiatives, operations metrics and constantly learning and improving based on facts and figures
You are ambitious with an exceptional entrepreneurial mindset, strong project management skills, decision-making, and problem-solving capabilities. You are adaptable and flexible
Excellent interpersonal and communication skills. You are able to express yourself concisely, clearly, with confidence, and grace
You are a team player, who knows how to collaborate and influence others.
Your ex-colleagues would describe you as determined, trustworthy, pragmatic, and progressive
Languages: professional in English, fluency in German is a huge plus