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Country Manager Germany (m/f/d)

Cologne Hamburg Düsseldorf Berlin
SeniorFull timeRelocation
English - AdvancedGerman - Native
Consumer ProductsFood and BeverageConsultingStartupsCategory ManagementInternational DevelopmentMarket DevelopmentCommunication StrategyScalabilityUser ResearchOperations ProcessesResearchMarketing


Job Description

Growing player of the online organic market in France, La Fourche wants to accelerate its international development starting with Germany. We are looking for a Country Manager to ensure that our first country launch reaches its ambitious expansion objective.

Directly reporting to La Fourche cofounders, you are in charge of German market development all along the customer journey. Aware of market demands about food transition and deeply engaged in your mission to make responsible consumption accessible to all, you act as an entrepreneur to answer German customers’ expectations. 

Your missions are : 

  • Build country strategic plan with an ambitious and sustainable business growth objective 
  • Recruit your country team members to support country launching and development, especially for the most strategic functions like Growth, Communication, Offering or Operations. 
  • Identify strategic partners to work with (offer, operations/warehouse, marketing) and engage them to provide customers with the best possible experience 
  • Set up and scale Offering and Operations processes 
  • Adapt and develop the communication strategy for German consumers, including specific naming and branding 
  • Run market and user research to continuously improve your knowledge of the market and orientate judiciously the country’s strategy 
  • Own your budget and P&L to ensure efficiency, profitability and scalability  
  • Capitalize on French team knowledge and resources to speed up your country expansion 
  • Ensure compliance with local regulations 
  • Be La Fourche face & voice to establish our brand in the market and become a reference when it comes to food transition and responsible consumption

Expected Profil

  • Excellent business sense and analytics
  • Perfect structuration, project management and communication skills
  • Solid leadership & management skills to recruit and engage the best talents and make sure they are growing as fast as your business
  • Entrepreneur mindset, get things done attitude
  • Curiosity for a wide range of topics from supply chain to marketing
  • Emphatic nature enabling hearing & understanding your customers, stakeholders and team members
  • Ability to evolve in a fast-paced environment, dealing with ambiguity
  • 7+ years experience, including at least 5 in Germany
  • 5+ years of relevant retail / e-commerce / consulting / startup experience 
  • German native speaker, Fluent in English, French is a plus but not mandatory ;)
  • Location TBD depending on profiles