Chief of Staff - Procure/FinTech (m/f/d)

Business Development · Berlin · Full-time · Senior

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About the Job

We’re looking for a motivated Chief of Staff (m/f/d) to join one of our portfolio companies and support its go-to market strategies. In your day-to-day work, you’ll ensure that our portfolio company’s business-critical services are optimised and get the opportunity to contribute to various projects.

Join our portfolio company: Founded in 2021 with its HQ in Berlin/Germany, the company runs a trailblazing marketplace that redefines one of the largest supply chains on earth. The company’s mission is to unlock the vast potential of cross-border supply for the Western Market by providing global access to high-quality products through their innovative platform. Since the launch in January 2022, the firm has operated discreetly with no public profile or media coverage while it has already successfully served hundreds of companies.

In this role, you’ll:

  • Function as the right-hand to and sparring partner for the company's C-level (mainly the CEO) regarding both strategic and operational topics from ideation to project management and implementation (e.g. extension of the go-to-market strategy, geographic expansion across Europe, global operations from manufacturing to logistics)
  • Set up and manage the CEO’s strategic priorities including identifying priorities, metrics for success and act as a delegate for the CEO by attending meetings
  • Oversee large, cross-functional projects and initiatives with multiple stakeholders focusing on both internal and external topics
  • Improve current or develop new processes to keep the company's local and regional teams as efficient as possible and identify operational and structural weaknesses
  • Build, maintain, and communicate detailed reporting models to facilitate expansion efforts, and making data driven decisions
  • Drive initiatives such as cross-functional strategic processes, long-term vision/roadmap planning, work flawlessly in partnership with Commercial, Growth, Product, Ops, Marketing and other adjacent areas where applicable

Your Profile

  • Experience with a background in top tier management consulting, finance and / or high-growth technology companies preferred
  • High proficiency in tools including Excel, PowerPoint, Google Suite and Salesforce
  • Familiarity with high-growth start-ups (ideally B2B) with a knowledge of Product, Marketing, Sales and Operations and experienced in managing numerous high-impact projects with multiple stakeholders and conflicting deadlines 
  • Proven track record of interacting with senior executives either as a consultant or in an in-house setting
  • An ambitious multi-tasker and a problem solver with strong program and project management skills
  • A self-starter, investigating and getting the data you require to make your work more effective 
  • A clear and concise communicator with the ability to synthesise a lot of information quickly, highlight the key take-aways, and disseminate meaningful insights
  • A team spirit with an ability to work with remote teams across different time zones in order to develop strategies and foster a cohesive and creative work environment
  • Strong communication skills in Business German and English

Please note that we are looking for support in the Berlin office of our portfolio company. Eligibility to work within the EU is required as well

Benefits and Perks

  • Fulfil a role with entrepreneurial freedom and take a pre-validated business model to the next level
  • Join an experienced Founder Team of serial and second time founders (female/male)
  • Attractive based, bonus and incentive program - participate in the company’s upside
  • Collaborate with top tier investors such as Project A Ventures and Angels (incl. Various unicorn founders) as well as some of the best market experts

Apply below and become a part of our success story!

Our Commitment to Diversity and Inclusion 

Project A is committed to diverse and equal opportunities hiring for all – applicants, candidates, and employees alike. We value humans – with all our glorious multifaceted backgrounds, perspectives, and experiences – and look forward to your application.

Project A is one of Europe's leading venture capital firms, with offices in Berlin and London. Founded in 2012 as an Operational VC, we have backed more than 100 startups across 17 countries and 15 industries, including digital health, Fintech, and mobility. Our dedicated team of 140+ professionals supports our portfolio companies with software engineering, marketing, sales, hiring, and other business-critical services.

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