The Berlin-based vertical commerce company Berlin Brands Group, founded as Chal-Tec GmbH in 2005 by Peter Chaljawski, has been successfully producing and selling products for consumers in the area of home & living, consumer electronics, sound & light and sports since 2005 and is one of Germany's top-selling digital companies. The largest and best-known brands are Klarstein for household appliances, auna for audio equipment and Capital Sports for home fitness.

The Berlin Brands Group combines the entire value chain: from product development, conception and design to production, marketing and customer service. From its headquarters in Berlin, the vertical commerce company manages the brand development and multi-channel distribution of more than 2,500 products for consumers in 24 countries worldwide. More than 700 employees currently work at the six locations in Berlin (headquarters), Kamp-Lintfort (logistics centre), Bratislava, Istanbul, Hong Kong and San Francisco.
 
In order to continue to grow so successfully and dynamically, we are always looking for motivated colleagues like you to join us in shaping the DNA of the Berlin Brands Group.

 

About our M&A Team

We are on a mission to become Europe’s largest digital direct-to-consumer brand builder. Having successfully built multiple well-known brands with substantial market share at rapid growth rates inhouse we are now elevating our growth to the next level by acquiring and scaling established winning brands. By leveraging our global e-commerce infrastructure we are in a prime position to become Europe’s top acquirer of digital natives brands.
 

Role description

This is a great opportunity for an experienced project manager to lead the integration of acquired brands as an essential part of our whole M&A game with at the moment 1 acquisition per week.
The primary role of the Integration Manager M&A Brands is to manage and optimize the national and international brand integration process with various stakeholders across the organization. The main focus will therefore be on ensuring our SLA for the integration process in each of the integration workstreams and to escalate whenever necessary.

Your responsibilities:

  • Ownership of the whole brand integration process for our acquired brands with at the moment 1 acquisition per week
  • Run brand-based projects and manage stakeholders, holding them accountable for their activities and ensure adherence to previously agreed timelines
  • Develop standard operation procedures (SOPs) for all steps of the migration, including listing migration; trademarks; supplier handover; inventory management systems; Amazon Seller Central and Brand Registry user accounts and permissions; Amazon account manager handovers, bank account mandate changes, preparation of closing accounts and accountant transitions; VAT filings; email etc.
  • Evaluate process cycle times, spot inefficiency in the process and identify developments early to tackle them in order to optimize our processes end-to-end
  • Work closely with our process team to enable scalable and measurable processes
  • Develop a brand integration playbook, encapsulating all steps required to quickly and smoothly transition brands into the BBG organization for national but also international acquisitions
  • Work cross-functionally with Finance & Accounting, Investments, Supply Chain, Brand Operations, Shop, and Marketing to ensure a seamless transition
  • Conduct regular forecast alignment meetings across the organization to ensure early capacity planning in each department like content, warehousing & logistics, customer service, channel management, sales, product management and more

Your profile:

  • 3+ years of experience in project management, marketing, or an analytical function, preferably at a startup or other fast-paced environment
  • 2+ years of e-commerce experience
  • Ability to develop, structure and manage processes in a complex and fast paced environment
  • Ability to handle aggressive deadlines and prioritize work in a fast-paced, often ambiguous environment with fire drills coming up on a near-daily basis
  • A highly analytical self-starter who can manage multiple projects and figure out complex problems without a lot of oversight
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills, a high level of organization, and impeccable attention to detail
  • Proficiency in excel
  • Positive attitude, reliable, transparent and enjoy working with different types of people
  • Bachelor’s degree in Finance, Accounting, Business, Marketing or a related field

We offer:

  • Challenging projects with plenty of entrepreneurial freedom in one of Europe's leading e-commerce companies
  • Flexible working hours and a modern office in the heart of Berlin (Spittelmarkt)
  • Company benefits such as public transport ticket grant, 30% discount on products from our own shop and employer's contribution to the company pension plan
  • Daily fresh fruits and vegetables as well as drinks and various health offers (physiotherapy, yoga and back training courses)
  • Opportunities for professional development, language courses as well as team training and coaching

 

JOIN THE GANG!

Become a member of one of Europe's leading ecommerce companies and fill out the online application below. We are looking forward to your application!
 
Berlin Brands Group
Wallstr. 16
10179 Berlin
www.berlin-brands-group.com
 

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