Chief Operating Officer (f/m/d)

  • Operations, HR, Finance
  • Berlin, Germany

Chief Operating Officer (f/m/d)

Job description

shyftplan is changing the way companies communicate with and manage their employees. We believe that in a digital future successful companies will be based on digitally empowered employees. We provide the tools that form the link between company success and employee happiness. Our software and expertise enable companies to transform their processes and digitally connect with their employees.

For our office in the heart of Berlin-Kreuzberg we‘re looking for a:


Chief Operating Officer (f/m/d)

COO | Business Operations | Senior Executive | Geschäftsführung 


Your Playground 

We are looking for a motivated and experienced leader to take over strategic and operative responsibility for shyftplan’s business operations unit and support achieving our strategy and vision. You will lead a team of (currently) seven people while preparing the organization for future growth. As part of the company's general management (Geschäftsführung), this role allows you to fully bring in your experience in scaling SaaS businesses and leave your footprint in the industry. Amongst others, your responsibilities will be to...

  • Further develop the company with regards to all operational issues in close collaboration with the founders, senior leadership and our teams
  • Prepare short, mid and long-term financial and business plans
  • Design and implement scalable organizational and financial structures in preparation for future financing rounds 
  • Set up KPI based processes and reporting structures 
  • Strategically and disciplinary lead the operations division, consisting of business operations, office management, BI and HR

Our perks

  • A cause, a community and a career 
  • Visa and relocation support
  • Bi-weekly team retros with food and drinks and regular events
  • A competitive compensation package
  • Adjustable desks and the tools of your choice
  • Free fruits, drinks and a breakfast bar
  • Work in the the heart of beautiful Berlin-Kreuzberg


Your profile

  • You hold a master's degree in a technological field or possess an equivalent educational background
  • Several years of experience in scaling SaaS-operations including funding rounds, in business consulting or within a VC
  • A data driven approach to problem solving with a strong sense for critical and counterfactual thinking
  • Experienced in setting up and growing cross-functional teams in scaling, international environments
  • Very strong people and leadership skills, preferably with qualifications in business coaching and/or design thinking
  • English and German on C1-C2