Spot Operations Manager

at sennder 

Berlin, Germany  /  Paris, France  /  Wroclaw, Poland 

If you aren't completely confident that you fit our exact criteria, please reach out anyways. Humility is a wonderful thing - we're at least as interested in your character as in your talent.

Our fast-growing technology startup sennder, which has its HQ located in the heart of Berlin, is changing the way people think about logistics. We revolutionize road freight logistics by making it simpler, quicker, and more cost-efficient to move Full Truck Loads across Europe. Shippers get real-time GPS tracking on all shipments, and business analytics to improve their supply chain. You can learn more about us here.

What you'll do:

  • Ensure operational excellence by managing transport operations in close contact with customer accounts, in- and external counterparts acting as the first point of contact for all sides on daily basis
  • Develop strong data insights to understand account performance
  • Support senior team members by preparing performance reports
  • Constantly optimize operational processes in cross-functional cooperation with our Global Operation, Carrier Management & Product teams
  • Take over end-to-end responsibility for smaller accounts

 

What it takes to be successful: 

  • Customer focus:  Making your accounts happy is your number one priority
  • Executional excellence: You strike the right balance between love for details and diligence while being a pragmatic problem solver focusing on the result
  • Quick thinking: You have an eye for interpreting quantitative data, finding actionable insights, and devising process improvement plans 
  • Proactive mindset: You think one step ahead and come up with solutions before problems arise.
  • Teamwork: You strive to work in cross-functional teams and have a team-player mentality

To get there you will need:

  • Proven experience in freight forwarding operations, ideally with a focus on road freight.
  • Know-how in convincingly addressing your audience and always hitting the right tone.
  • Top-notch strategic skills as well as a self-starter mindset.
  • Fluency in German and English, written and spoken.
  • Ability to thrive under deadlines, drive results, multi-task, and work with a sense of urgency.

What We Offer: 

  • A part of an international company with office locations in 7 different countries,  40+ nationalities at HQ Berlin office.
  • Structured promotion process in order to give everyone the same chance to grow.
  • Structured regular feedback process enabling personal development, incl. mentorship.
  • Employee’s well-being: in-house gym, unlimited snacks, drinks, and fruits.
  • Countless opportunities to connect within and outside of work with regular team events and trips, partnership events with other companies, and local organizers.

At sennder, we value commitment, team spirit, and your personal and professional development. Our mission is to offer our teams a diverse work environment by fostering a very friendly atmosphere and an energetic company culture. We enjoy building and nourishing long-lasting friendships across teams

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