General Manager France Vässla – Stockholm (SE)


At Vässla 🦾 we empower our Urban Tribe to tackle the huge climate change and time congestion challenges through innovative products and inclusive technology.

We are leading the micro-mobility movement helping people save loads of time on commuting and short distance journeys with amazing e-bikes, mopeds, and other marvels needed to help humanity switch from four heavy wheels to two light wheels ♻️

About the role

We’re looking for a General Manager to lead the commercial and operational business unit in France, being responsible for translating and executing the business plan made in the HQ in Stockholm into the French market.🇫🇷

Your day to day fun

  • Work closely and collaborate with the central team to make decisions and lead implementation of our city projects, involving both software and hardware.
  • Define city success criterias and KPIs together with the leadership team, monitor, execute on operations and service to our clients.
  • Partner with HQ in driving strategic initiatives contributing to improving Vässla wide best practices and ways of working.
  • Be an owner and ensure operational excellence in your market and cities of operation.
  • Manage Media, PR, Press relationships and be Vässlas Face in France (together with HQ and your Com Agency).
  • Have outstanding operations from running a warehouse, to managing a team of mechanics and deliver, maintain, return our e-bikes from our lovely clients.
  • Organize and execute relevant Marketing Events (together with HQ and your Com Agency).
  • Represent our brand at various events, such as fairs and industry expos Create and manage relevant commercial partnerships and drive sales.
  • Partner with HR in recruitment, onboarding and talent management.

The position will require traveling 25% of working time. You’ll work closely with the rest of the General Managers and report to COO.

What you bring with you

We believe that you

  • have 3-5 years of proven work experience from areas within Management Consulting, Finance, Business Analytics, Business Development or Product Management, preferably in micro-mobility.
  • have a Bachelor or Master of Science within business, economics, engineering or similar, which is preferred, but not required.
  • have good proficiency in tools such as G-Suite and MS Office, comfortable working with and analysing large data sets.
  • are native in French and have full professional proficiency in English. Proficiency in Swedish considered a plus.
  • have proven experience from an analytical role with people management experience.
  • have excellent communication skills, both written and spoken, which can be seen through the way you communicate with people on all levels in an organisation.
  • Strong project management skills.
  • Analytical mindset that based on data continuously evaluates the current best practices and local insights to find potential improvements.

Furthermore, we believe you to have a problem solving mindset and a great business understanding. You’re outgoing and a relationship-builder who thrives when working with people- and stakeholder management. Lastly, to enjoy working at Vässla, you need to be adaptable to changing circumstances in a fast-paced and dynamic environment.

This position offers

  • A position where you will have room to grow in your career.
  • Being part of a high performing, hard working and fun team in a hot startup in Europe and work with people around the world and build best practice for a new industry.
  • Being a vital part of a micromobility start-up, with rapid growth and global ambitions.

Ready to join the team?

Amazing 💯 Apply by using your LinkedIn profile (or by uploading a resume) and answer a few click-in questions.

Please send your CV and application in English on this link : #france.

We’d love to get to know you and understand what makes you tick, so feel free to add a sentence about what you enjoy about your role and what would be an exciting challenge for you going forward. Be yourself and let that shine through in your application!

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