Co-Lead Germany

Job description

Why this job will make you happy

oneUp is different. We exceed our customer's expectations and drive innovation to new levels. oneUp has two key value propositions: Firstly, we build start-ups for large corporates. We do this through our unique method called Startup Thinking, an integrated approach to building start-ups. By blending Lean Startup and Design Thinking theory, we solve business problems through creative ideation and rigorous validation with real customers. From prototype to scale-up: we offer an end-to-end solution and execution.

Secondly, we help our clients with boosting their corporate innovation machine through our 9 Diamond Framework for innovation. The 9 Diamond Framework is a 360° toolset that takes care of the implementation, management, acceleration and accounting of the corporate radical and disruptive innovation responsibility.

Together with our Director Germany you will be pioneering the German market for oneUp. You will be responsible for all aspects of building our German business - from new business development and sales to operations. You will build and co-manage a new team, but are not afraid to roll up your own sleeves and get to it. You sit down with C-level stakeholders to find the right balance between politics and progress, while sticking to your guns when it comes to innovation theory.  

Are you ready to shape the future of innovation?

Meet the people you will be working with
You will work together intensively with the oneUp teams in Amsterdam & Antwerp: creative front- and back-end developers, stunning UX/UI designers and experimental growth hackers. oneUp serves a wide array of clients, from Tommy Hilfiger to Airbus and RWE, hence you will have access to a diverse set of top-notch use-cases to showcase to German prospects. 


We get excited if you tell us that you

  • Have experience in both the corporate and start-up worlds and are able to bridge the gap

  • Have the gift of boosting new clientele through smart business development, sales meetings and preparing customized proposals

  • Are able to convince and inspire C-level stakeholders through your profound innovation knowledge

  • Are familiar with our T-shape: design, development, validation, growth hacking and leadership and you excel in at least 2 of them

  • Live and breath Lean Startup and Business Model Canvases (to name a few buzzwords)

  • Are able to hire, develop and retain your own high-performing team

  • Are a creative and highly motivating leader

  • Work in a structured, transparent and professional way

  • Show ownership by sharing progress and keeping share- and stakeholders on board

  • Speak German (native) and understand German culture

  • Have fun doing what you do

Why we need each other 
oneUp is growing rapidly. As our co-lead for Germany you will hold a key position within our company. You want to exceed and take your experience to the next level. You will form a team together with our Director Germany (Idus de Boer) to launch oneUp Germany. You feel comfortable being an entrepreneur within oneUp. You can manage the diverse responsibilities and take pride and joy in delivering result. Personal development and contributing to a growing scale-up are equally important to you. Are you curious?

You are still reading. We like you.

oneUp offers you a competitive compensation package based on your experience. You can expect an inspirational environment, awesome colleagues, a new iPhone, Macbook, study budget, access to the oneUp Academy and travel reimbursement. Come and meet us!