Hey, you look like you might be our new  General Manager - Wolt Market

Strategy & Business Development

Berlin, Germany


Are you a leader with an entrepreneurial mindset, relentless hunger for growth and will to build the best possible customer experience? Have you led large multi-functional teams in a fast-paced environment? If this sounds like you, we’d love to chat!

Role background
Wolt is a Finnish technology company and we’re best known for our food delivery platform. In 2017, Wolt operated in 4 countries and 10 cities across the Nordics. Fast forward to today, we’re a team of 10000+ people in 27 countries and over 700+ cities and have 130+ Wolt Market stores across our countries.

First Wolt Market in Berlin is launched and now is the right time to find a local General Manager to take over the leadership. The General Manager for Wolt Market is responsible for building and expanding this new concept, delivering a wide selection of weekly groceries and world leading customer experience for our customers from our very own online grocery stores.

As a Wolt Market General Manager you have full ownership of your market, which essentially means you are the CEO of a startup within a startup. You own all recruitment, market expansion, category management, partnerships with suppliers, inventory management, food safety and store operations.

You’ll own your market’s P&L and need to be both building the operation and growing the market while maintaining a healthy level of efficiency, steadily improving order economics and profitability. Your job will consist of analytical thinking, data-driven decisions, mastering marketing and supplier partnerships, and building a world-class operation with the support of our award winning technology and product teams. It’s all there.

In this role, you’ll get a lot of help and support on the way, but are also expected to be an amazing independent manager with an exceptional ability to execute every single day.

What you’ll be doing

  • Become the CEO of your market and build a market-winning business in Germany
  • Lead the team towards your vision of what Wolt Market should be in your country.
  • Manage a P&L and take care of efficiency, profitability, sustainability and scalability.
  • Refine your processes and get better and better while sharing your learnings with our HQ and other markets.
  • Lead and guide your team to ensure a seamless experience for our customers and retail partners.
  • Ensure the maintenance of health and safety standards across Wolt Market.
  • Find, establish, and develop new supplier partnerships.
  • Create and execute innovative and viral user growth campaigns for consumers with the Marketing team. 
  • Work with our communications & PR to make sure that Wolt Market does not go unnoticed in the local press.

Our humble expectations

  • An energetic and resilient spirit is the soul to our culture, where you are constantly on your toes and seeking ways to build your country.
  • You have managed large teams with multiple direct reports and sub teams in a growth environment.
  • You have a background in high growth and scale companies or management consulting. Retail experience is a strong plus.
  • You have solid experience working in leadership, strategy and business development.
  • You have been involved with recruiting and have a strong eye for top talent.
  • You have an analytical and strategic mindset where you will be able to make data-driven decisions.
  • P&L experience is necessary as you’ll be responsible for owning your new market and building the operation from scratch.
  • You have great interpersonal skills and the ability to work in a structured way. 
  • Fluency in German & English.

Next steps

If you are excited about working in a high-growth environment, taking ownership, and being part of an extremely ambitious team redefining grocery shopping, then click below to apply and get the conversation going! Along with a competitive salary and benefits, you will also be eligible for our stock option plan.

We will be reviewing applications on an on-going basis, so if this sounds like an opportunity you want to pursue, apply today!

If you have any further questions about the position before submitting an application, you can turn to: Caroline Sørensen, Talent Acquisition Partner - caroline.sorenson@wolt.com

Please note that we do not accept applications coming through email due to GDPR. Make sure to apply through our careers page!

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