Associate, Business Operations & Strategy, Bird – Amsterdam (NL)


About the job

Who is Bird

Bird is on a mission to bring environmentally friendly transportation to everyone. Our products, services, and people share one common goal: to make cities more livable by reducing gas-powered car usage, lowering carbon emissions, and improving the safety of all road users.

We are relentless in our pursuit of better—for our riders, for our partners, for our employees, and for future generations. Our award winning electric vehicles help millions of riders take carbon-free trips in more than 400 cities globally. And our teams push boundaries and challenge the status quo in pursuit of a brighter future.

Job Summary

The Business Operations & Strategy team champions high priority projects for our VP of Corporate Development & Strategy. The team amplifies the profitable growth of our business through tackling key business priorities, scaling best practices, and implementing operational improvements. This role within the business team will focus on priorities from vehicle allocation strategy, data analysis of companywide performance, strategic projects focused on improving our operating model and corporate development.

We are looking for someone who can own strategic analysis deep dives and cross-functional “hotspot” workstreams, as well as assist with business planning, target setting, performance tracking and executive reporting and wider cross functional initiatives. The Associate will work closely with executives and teams from across the company (including CorpDev, Government Partnerships, Operations, Product, etc) to identify and solve the highest priority cross functional problems and develop the strategy and roadmap for the solution, setting up and supporting relevant process roll out where applicable. If you have a track record of structuring complex problems, conducting analysis with datasets to make strategic decisions within a fast-paced environment, and leading executive-level reporting then this is the role for you.


  • Structure and build forecasting models for different verticals of the business, developing and validating assumptions and setting targets
  • Lead the structuring and creation of executive reporting deliverables and dashboards
  • Structure and complete project-based strategic analysis and “hotspot” workstreams, working with teams across the company to successfully manage delivery
  • Help set up and scale relevant processes throughout the business, relating to aforementioned analysis


  • Minimum 4 years of experience in consulting or investment banking, and/or corporate development, business operations or strategy teams of high-growth start-ups / technology companies
  • High level of energy, motivation, and commitment
  • Analytical, data-driven decision making, with a structured approach to problem solving
  • Effective communicator
  • Positive attitude and entrepreneurial spirit
  • Highly organized and adaptable team player

Culture at Bird

We’re an ambitious, smart, and open-minded group. Our employees are passionate about our mission, and eager to complete their work at the highest level. The office itself is up tempo and supportive, because we care about each other. People first, people.

Perks up

We want people to succeed at Bird, so we give our teams plenty of time off to relax and recharge. We also offer a generous employer-paid healthcare package, childcare support, pre-tax spending accounts, mental health resources, a work from home stipend, a wellness stipend, and a whole host of other out of the box benefits that meet you where you are.

Bird is the World

Bird stands for a culture of inclusion. We celebrate different backgrounds, experiences, and perspectives —encouraging everyone to bring their authentic selves to work. We have a diverse environment that empowers our team to feel comfortable when they voice their opinions. For these reasons and more Bird is a proud equal employment opportunity employer. We welcome everyone regardless of their race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, or genetics, and we are dedicated to providing an inclusive, open, and diverse work environment.

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