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


About the job

Who Is BirdBird 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 SummaryCorporate Development and Strategy leads all Strategic Partnerships, Fundraising and Special Projects for Bird. We establish and negotiate business relationships which advance Bird’s mission both in the United States and global markets in Asia, Europe, Middle East and Latin America.This is a rare opportunity to join a small but powerful team of strategic thinkers, deal makers and analysts to drive explosive growth for Bird. You’ll work across the entire spectrum of business needs helping shape the partnerships and deals that give Bird the ability to navigate and dominate global markets while securing our diverse supply chain and acquiring proprietary technology.You’ll work with cross-functional leaders and Bird’s founder-CEO to drive strategic initiatives, assess market and competitive dynamics, support our growth strategy, and maximize the efficiency of our operations. The Senior Associate – Corporate Development and Strategy is a data-driven thinker expected to autonomously lead a variety of strategic, high impact projects. This is an excellent opportunity to join a small team with a major role in shaping the future of the company and the industry more broadly.Responsibilities

  • Autonomously drive complex, cross-functional strategic initiatives that impact all aspects of the business and organization (e.g., pricing, growth strategy, vehicle allocation and other investments)
  • Assist the Head of Corporate Development and Strategy and Bird Leadership in the development of short, medium and long-term strategic plans to scale Bird in EMEA
  • Monitor business performance across relevant KPIs and financial metrics, prepare materials and analyses presenting key takeaways, conduct deep dive investigations to identify areas of improvement and drive action
  • Perform ad hoc strategy, research, modeling, and analytics projects to help guide decision making in a brand new and constantly evolving industry


  • 5+ years of experience at top-tier companies in consulting, investment banking, private equity, and/or corporate development / strategy team
  • Experience with leading cross-functional strategic initiatives at all steps of the process including prepartion of analyses to form a diagnosis, engagement with critical stakeholders, and execution.
  • Strong Excel / PowerPoint skills
  • BA/BS degree required, master degree(s) preferred

Culture at BirdWe’re an ambitious, smart and open-minded team that is passionate about our mission. Each day is unlike the last, as we’re constantly moving forward, challenging each other, and working together to create the future of micro-mobility.Perks upWe want people to succeed at Bird, so we give our teams plenty of time off to relax and recharge. We also offer a work from home stipend, a wellness allowance, and more. Plus, a new resource to help support personal and professional developments—all the goods needed to move on our mission together.Bird is the worldBird 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.Sound like a place you’d like to work? Sweet. Let’s chat.

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