We are looking for you: Head of Operations


Venture Team: Sustragil

Chemovator is the business incubator of BASF. We offer an unconventional startup environment with plenty of space for creativity. From early validation to successful commercialization, all Venture Teams are supported by experienced entrepreneurs and investors, who have built startups and new businesses from scratch.

Our Venture Team SUSTRAGIL redesigns the safety data sheet management and experience. The venture is looking for a head of operations, taking care of the current and future organization. You will be the person who is taking care that SUSTRAGIL's business goals are met. Equally important, you take care that our organization moves smoothly through permanent iterations by troubleshooting (experience the weaknesses of the organization) and adjusting flaws. You get the opportunity to shape SUSTRAGIL and account for all critical functions of a typical early stage startup. Together, we mature SUSTRAGIL to a stable organization that can survive in the free market.

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Your role

  • Expatiate upon product vision SUSTRAGIL business and organization
  • Understand the business’ core activities
  • Set up all required processes for a successful market entry and product scalability
  • Run the business with responsibility for profit, revenue, cash and quality targets
  • Embed learnings from keeping the organization running in its further development and scaling
  • Support the team in hiring, building and managing a team of resourceful players
  • Manage relationships with key stakeholders and business
  • Be part of daily standups with the team @ Münster

You offer

  • performance environment
  • Entrepreneurial mindset: see things coming before they happen and act
  • Strong desire to help getting a venture off the ground
  • High affinity in numbers and analytics and
  • capability to take decisions using limited information and resources
  • Excellent team spirit and communication skills
  • Fluent in English and native speaker in an European language
  • Sharp analytical and problem-solving skills
  • Attentiveness to details
  • Excellent organizational skills and a highly structured and comprehensible working style in an uncertain and ambiguous environment (VUCA)
  • Outstanding time management skills
  • BSc / MSc in business administration, economics

We offer

  • A unique working place in an emerging business supported by the business accelerator CHEMOVATOR of a leading chemical company
  • Exciting challenges in a dynamic market environment
  • A highly motivated and open-minded team
  • Attractive working environment in one of the most appealing cities in Germany, Münster North Rhine Westphalia
  • The opportunity to actively influence the further development and participate in success of SUSTRAGIL and, of course, a competitive salary

Are you interested?

Join the founding team of an early venture idea with plenty of space for your own ideas.

Please contact Thomas Janssen (0151 215 541 31), Adrian von Mühlenen (0172 86 99 530) or sustragil@chemovator.com.

We are looking forward to hearing from you!