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Culinary Strategy Team Lead

Green Chef

Green Chef

Berlin, Germany
Posted on Tuesday, September 5, 2023

The role

This role is a fantastic opportunity for an experienced product operations / project team lead or consultant with a passion for driving product improvement across multiple markets. Working in our brand new office in Berlin and reporting directly to the Senior Director of International Product Operations.

Above all, we are looking for people who will make HelloFresh better. We believe there are many different ways of developing skills and we love diverse experiences! So even if you don’t “tick all the boxes” but think you’d thrive in this role, we would really like to learn more about you.

What you’ll do

  • Reviewing Culinary performance and the core product KPIs. Understanding performance drivers through data analysis, working with Product and Culinary teams to ensure the markets have access to correct information, and analyses, to drive key product development decisions.
  • Leading the Culinary & Ingredient team in the formulation and operationalization of a Culinary, Sensory and Ingredient Management Strategy, to improve the quality and market fit of the HelloFresh product.

  • Collaborating and building strong relationships with/between international and local teams from 8 different markets, advising how to develop their core offering through product management and continuous improvement projects.

  • Working on our Culinary & Ingredients strategy, defining OKRs and leading their operationalization quarter by quarter. By developing business cases to improve our physical product, you will initiate and drive process harmonization at international level.

  • Being an ambassador of HelloFresh product quality and customer centricity, leveraging sensory data to make informed Culinary and Ingredient Management decisions.

  • Developing project plans and engaging team members across multiple markets and departments (Tech, Procurement) to achieve these improvement opportunities in an ambitious timeline.

What you’ll bring

  • Master’s degree from top-tier college or university, preferably in business, management, or related fields
  • 7+ years minimum experience in a product related field; the passion for food or experience within Food / FMCG industry is a big plus
  • Highly numerate and commercially minded, able to build business cases objectively and rigorously
  • An organized and clear communicator with experience in managing multiple stakeholders and priorities simultaneously
  • At home in a fast-paced, demanding, and data-driven environment
  • A proven innovator with a can-do attitude and a track record of turning ideas into reality
  • Passionate project coordinator, enjoying the people management side of work and coaching team members to achieve their personal development goals

What we offer

  • Comprehensive relocation assistance to move to Berlin plus visa application support (if applicable)
  • A significant discount on your weekly HelloFresh box
  • Annual learning and development budget to attend conferences or purchase educational resources plus access to the HelloFresh Academy
  • Mental health support, including Headspace subscription and access to qualified therapists through Spill
  • Budget for home office supplies
  • Monthly transportation budget through Rydes app
  • Working parents support
  • Additional perks include: Annual German language budget, discounts for John Reed gyms & Urban Sports Club, regular company events, fresh fruit & free drinks in the office, in-house yoga classes, weekly discount on the Convini vending machine in the office
  • Hybrid working model (option to work from home for up to 50% if preferred)
  • Sabbatical leave option after 18 months of being with HelloFresh
  • HelloFresh Pension Scheme that is subsidized with 20% on top
  • A diverse and vibrant international environment of 90+ different nationalities
  • The chance to have a significant impact on one of the fastest-growing technology companies in Europe in an exciting growth phase

Are you up for the challenge?

Please submit your complete application below including your salary expectations and earliest starting date.

After submitting an application our team will review this and get back to you within 5 business days.