Workplace Manager (German Speaker)


Berlin, DE
  • Job Type: Full-Time
  • Function: Operations
  • Post Date: 05/11/2021
  • Website:
  • Company Address: , Berlin

About Choco

Choco is an ingredient ordering platform connecting restaurants and suppliers. Our mission is to build a more sustainable supply chain and eradicate food waste.

Job Description

Choco is a fast growing tech start-up,based in Berlin. It is our mission to massively reduce food waste on a global scale. We do so by connecting food suppliers and restaurants on one global marketplace. The company was founded in March 2018 by entrepreneurs who helped start companies such as Zalando (MDAX), Lazada (sold to Alibaba) and Foodora (sold to DeliveryHero, SDAX). We have validated a product-market-fit and are now ramping up for international expansion. 

Who we are

Choco is one of the fastest-growing European startups. The company was founded in March 2018 by entrepreneurs who helped start companies such as Zalando (IPO), Lazada (sold to Alibaba) and Foodora (IPO). 

We are a B2B platform connecting food suppliers and buyers on a global scale. While our technology is reshaping one of the oldest and most valuable industries on the planet - the food supply chain, we are obsessed with our mission to eradicate global food waste. 

To do this, we have raised one of the largest Series A funding rounds in European history. We are now looking for highly motivated individuals, who are able to assume a great deal of responsibility and take an important role in our global expansion. 

What you will do

As a Workplace Manager in one of our offices globally, you will be responsible to ensure our People Operations Team's mission to put together the smartest and best people and ensure they can excel in their environment & teams. You will oversee the general office operations and own the administrative processes in Berlin. In addition, culture is everything to us and you will drive cultural initiatives at the workplace. 

  • Own the operations at our workplaces in Berlin
  • Hold down the fort (ready to solve common office problems as they arise)
  • Create a superb, comfortable workspace that is aligned with our sustainability value
  • Help set up & automate local processes (invoicing, liaising with payroll provider, equipment orders)
  • Be an operational all-rounder, ensuring a high level of administrative support is provided to all the Chocorians in your region
  • Be an advocate of our culture and values in the respective regional office and help organize team events that surpass any expectations
  • Build and manage relationships with vendors, service providers, and landlords, including budget control and contract negotiation.
  • Responsible for all the purchases in the office (beverages, fruits, office equipment..etc.)

The ideal candidate brings

  • 2+ years of experience in the administration field 
  • Professional experience in office management is an advantage but not mandatory
  • Strong communication, negotiation, and relationship-building skills, friendly, confidential
  • Knowledgeable about Berlin’s bureaucracy and environment
  • Excellent organizational skills with an ability to think proactively and prioritize work
  • Attention to detail and problem-solving skill
  • Fluent in German (both verbally and written) and have a good knowledge of English
  • Good knowledge of office application
  • Knowledge of how to implement sustainable practices is a plus
What we offer
  • Growth: we believe in hiring from within and retaining top talent so, as the business continues to grow extremely fast, you will be given the opportunity to develop and grow alongside it
  • A Stellar Family: the biggest asset we have is the amazing people we have been able to attract to Choco. As a Chocorian, you will be able to join a truly international community of people who inspire each other every day and strive to contribute to the mission
  • A Worthy Mission: we deeply care about having a positive impact on the world and we have decided to tackle one of the hardest and biggest problems of our times: Food Waste and its impact on the environment. If you deeply care about the impact of your work and aren’t satisfied with “just a job”, this is your opportunity to make a difference.
  • 🚀The opportunity to take part in building a successful global business
  • 🎉Amazing global summits and retreats where we connect and share ideas on how to face our biggest challenges (⛺Glamping in Morocco, ⛷Skiing in the Austrian Alps and more)
  • 🏰Modern HQ in the heart of Kreuzberg
  • 🏋Fully covered access to Gym through UrbanSportsClub
We have the ambition to become one of the largest and most successful businesses of the next decade. It will be the most challenging thing we will ever do in our lives but we have everything we need to make it happen. The window of opportunity is small and competition will be fierce. If you are truly committed to giving your best energies and the maximum possible effort to achieve this goal, join us.
Details: full-time position, based in berlin

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