Global Supply Operations – Lead (f/m/d)

Full time, Cologne, Real Estate

About us:

We are Homelike, a young and dynamic prop-tech start-up and the leading marketplace for long-term business apartments. Homelike provides a best-in-class booking experience for business travelers seeking high-quality long-term apartments from professional suppliers looking to rent units for 30 nights or more. With over 65,000+ high-quality apartments in 450+ cities, Homelike offers one of the largest portfolios of furnished apartments for business travelers in Europe and we are expanding continuously into new countries. We have offices in Barcelona, London, and Cologne and were recently voted by Tech5 as one of the “hottest start-ups” in Germany!

We are looking for a Global Supply Operations Lead to manage global strategic supply initiatives and lead our supply ops team. If you want to have a major impact on our supply chain and are able to scope and execute larger projects, dealing with various internal and external stakeholders, then this is your perfect role. The position is mainly based in Cologne and can be performed partially remotely.

How you are part of our success story:

  • You are responsible for strategic global supply-initiatives such as supply marketing, acquisition, onboarding  and quality management
  • As people manager you will guide, coach and mentor our supply operations team of 4+ FTE 
  • Ensure an appropriate quality and growth of our portfolio across all local markets 
  • Define implement and track our key supply metrics and report directly to the COO
  • Implement and optimize operational processes and user-journeys for our suppliers 
  • Collect feedback from the market and specify requirements for our product development teams 
  • Scope, plan and execute key supply projects by your own and involve Homelike’s Senior Management team
  • Build-up and manage relationships with external service providers and key suppliers

What you need to convince us:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Business Administration, Supply Chain Management or similar
  • Experience in Business Consulting, Business Development, Process Transformation and/or Digitalisation, Supply-Chain Management
  • Work experience in high-growth operations, E-Commerce Marketplaces, or Tech startups is strongly preferred
  • Highly analytical mindset and an aptitude for problem solving and basing decisions on data 
  • Hands on mentality and a combination of strategic skills (creating concepts and break down complex problems) as well as executional drive (numbers crunching + project execution)
  • Ability to set clear priorities and work autonomously on the most impactful projects
  • Great communication and people management skills (former leadership experience is a big plus) 
  • Business fluent in German and English (our company language)

What you can expect from your Homelike journey:

  • Be Entrepreneurial: You can have a huge impact on our product and help disrupt a high growth 160bn mid-term rental market while bringing in your own ideas 
  • International Environment: Work together with a highly motivated, international Talent Team from 3 different offices and +25 different nationalities 
  • Growth & Responsibility: We support your personal development & reaching your career goals in a flat hierarchy surrounding
  • Flexible Working: We offer a modern working environment with trusted working hours and a flexible working remote policy allowing you to work from home/remote or from our office in Cologne
  • Relocation: We offer support for our international talents in relocation, visa & work permit costs & questions

Sounds great? It is! So what are you waiting for?

Why are especially YOU a good fit for Homelike?

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Your contact: Jill Froembgen

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