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Head of Retail Expansion - Nordics (m/f/d)

KoRo

KoRo

Berlin, Germany
Posted on Tuesday, July 9, 2024
Your tasks
Do you want to work in an innovative environment and shape the future of retail with us? And do you already have experience in retail and expansion in a management position? Then this is the right place for you. Help us in the Head of Retail Expansion role to make the supermarket shelves in the Nordics a little more colorful, win new retail partners, and significantly drive KoRo's expansion in international retail.

  • Conception and implementation of a holistic expansion and growth strategy for the Nordic countries
  • Carrying out strategic market analyses in order to gain relevant insights and derive concrete action measures from them.
  • Management and development of a national and international key account team to effectively manage sales in stationary & digital retail.
  • Working closely with the Sales Leadership Team and the Vertical Lead to develop and implement the overall offline retail strategy.
  • Identify and acquire new retail locations and partnerships domestically and internationally.
  • Negotiating contracts and agreements with retail partners to build long-term and successful collaborations.
  • Monitoring and controlling the entire expansion process, from planning to successful implementation.
  • Regular reporting to C-Level on the progress and results of retail expansion.
Your profile
  • You have at least 3-5 years of experience in retail, quick commerce or expansion in the FMCG or food sector and market-specific knowledge of the Nordic countries.
  • You have a degree in business administration, management, finance, or law from a top university.
  • You speak excellent English and got relevant additional language skills. German language skills are a plus.
  • You have experience in leading and developing teams, especially in fast-growing environments.
  • You have in-depth knowledge of conducting market analyses and developing strategic recommendations for action.
  • You love your key figures and are completely absorbed in your KPIs and confident presentation skills at all hierarchical levels are part of your everyday life.
  • You have strong negotiating skills, are committed, have good communication skills, and you are enthusiastic about the food market.
  • You have a proactive and goal-oriented way of working as well as the ability to work under pressure and successfully implement complex projects.
  • You have a professional appearance and "drive" as well as a hands-on mentality.
What you can expect from us
  • Our diverse team is ready to be enriched and inspired by your ideas: help building the future of food retailing in our fast-growing start-up!
  • Extensive onboardings which will prepare you for your various and challenging tasks.
  • Flexible working hours and home office options to ensure a good work-life balance.
  • A beautiful and modern office in Berlin Schöneberg, easy to reach by public transport – and we cover the costs of your monthly BVG (public transport Berlin) ticket.
  • Find your way (back) to the gym thanks to fitness cooperations with Urban Sports Club or FitX.
  • Optimal performance thanks to a modern MacBook Pro.
  • Well equipped office kitchen with fresh fruit, delicious KoRo snacks, coffee and tea.
  • 20 % discount in our KoRo online store.
  • Regular team events and joint activities as well as legendary company parties.
Sounds good?
Then apply with your convincing application documents (letter of motivation and CV) via the application form on our website.
About us
KoRo was founded in Berlin in 2014 with the aim of making high-quality food accessible to everyone at fair prices by skipping trading levels, efficient processes, and bulk sizes with a simple design. Today, besides its large packaging, KoRo stands out from its competitors through its unique products – like our best-selling date hazelnut cream, exceptional kinds of nut butter, and a wide range of snacks. KoRo now employs around 300 people and our products are sold throughout Europe.

KoRo will offer you a dynamic environment where you won’t only contribute to the food market revolution, but you will also be able to show your full potential. We are a diverse and committed team in which people from many countries and cultures work on a common mission: to make KoRo Europe's leading brand for innovative vegan and vegetarian foods. At KoRo, you will have the opportunity to be part of an open and exciting company that is constantly developing and in whose innovative and creative atmosphere new ideas and approaches are encouraged.

The KoRo team is just as diverse as our product range! To ensure that diversity continues to grow as quickly as our nut-loving team, we evaluate applicants regardless of gender, nationality, ethnic and social origin, religion/denomination, ideology, disability, age, sexual orientation, or identity.

Do you want to become part of our mission and actively shape the future of KoRo with your skill and talent? Then apply now!