Country Lead - Germany (M/F)

Job description

How will you change the world at Quicargo?

For our international expansion, we’re looking for an entrepreneurial Business Developer who believes in our mission and shares our passion for sustainability.


Being a startup, we live in a dynamic world of rapid growth and constant change. To suit this role, you should be a flexible go-getter, self-sufficient and have the genuine drive to conquer the German market with us. To be successful in this role, you should be ambitious and have an entrepreneurial soul.


As you will be the face of the German market, we expect you to have a strong internal drive. You should be comfortable working independently. Moving things forward quickly and decisively should be fun for you.


As Quicargo’s first German Business Developer you’ll be responsible for all aspects related to establishing our operations in Germany, which will include tasks related to hiring and building a team and laying the foundation for a customer base and its management.


Requirements

What You Should Bring to the Table ?

  • You’re a native German speaker!

  • You have profound knowledge of English

  • You’ve previously established a business in the German market, are acquainted with culture specific norms and feel comfortable navigating the local etiquette

  • You have an analytical mindset and proficient with data analysis tools like SQL and Excel

  • You bring strong financial modeling and complex problem solving skills

  • You’re independent, can multi-task, and deal with time pressure in an unstructured environment; ability to work through uncertainty

  • You’re a divine communicator and love convincing people of your cause

  • You have profound experience in business development / entrepreneurial experience in the trucking industry

  • You’ve built and nurtured a team in one of your previous roles

  • You’re a team leader and help your teams reach their their full potential

  • You’ve built and established processes in your previous roles and know that a problem often just requires a process in order to be fixed

What Makes You Stand Out Among the Rest?

  • You know your way around the logistics and/or supply chain industry

  • You know how the startup ecosystem works

  • You don’t do average

  • You’re a go-getter

  • You’re extremely well organised and know that sometimes it’s all in the details

  • Your pipelines don’t swallow leads and you know exactly what your next step is when you follow up

  • You’re charismatic and people feel naturally drawn to you

  • You’re motivated by challenges and get a kick out of starting something new

What perks can you expect?

  • You’ll receive a generous monthly allowance for travel and food expenses

  • Weekly Yoga in the office and optional company holidays and team building activities  

  • International and diverse team all with a passion to make the world a better place

  • You’ll take part in the 1-year Startport Accelerator Program in Duisburg in which you’ll:

    • Receive coaching & mentoring and take part in skill-specific workshops

    • Receive customer acquisition support through Startport’s network

    • Analyse and evaluate potential pilot projects with industry partners

    • Bounce ideas off industry partners (including Evonik, Klöckner) and fellow startups

    • Pitch our proposal to investors (VCs & Angels alike)

    • Work from the Startport office space in the Werhahnmühle