Chief of Staff
Expatrio aims is to be the best solution for international students in Germany. With a digital platform approach (an all-in-one app) at the interface of Fintech, Govtech, and Edtech, we are accompanying tens of thousands of students on their entire journey from study preparation and visa application to arriving and living in Germany. Always focusing on the most convenient experience for our users, we are aggregating all the needed services and products in one single place and offer bespoke solutions for everyone.
Does the position sound interesting to you? Then we would be very happy to receive your application.
Your Expatrio team
Expatrio is an ambitious Berlin-based start-up in the field of Fintech and Edtech and currently has a vacancy for the position as
Chief of Staff (f/m/x)
Our goal is to make the way to and in Germany as easy as possible for international students. If you want to support us in this goal, then you are exactly right with us!
YOUR ROLE CEO support: You will have the function as the right-hand and sparring partner for the company’s C-level (mainly the CEO) regarding both strategic and operational topics from ideation to project management and implementation. We expect you to run complex projects independently, be able to set up complete company functions and potentially also be responsible for multiple teams. Strategic planning: You will help the management team to cross-functionally and holistically develop and implement data-driven strategies that then are transferred to OKRs. You can ensure accountability. You will identify business needs and risks as well as create and implement strategic projects. Organizational development: You will contribute to the active development of our company. You will devise creative solutions to spontaneously emerging challenges, be ready to support hands-on no any topic, while thinking strategically and having the opportunity to challenge the status quo sustainably. You will have as well the responsibility to improve current processes and optimize organizational procedures for efficiency and productivity.
YOUR PROFILE Education/study: You have aBachelor’s degree in Business Administration, Management, Business Mathematics, Computer Sciences or a related field. MBA or equivalent is a plus. Experience: You have minimum 5 years of experience in a data-driven role, consulting, or business development, with a preference for at least 2 years in top-tier management consulting. You have proven experience in developing, communicating and executing company-wide projects as well as a deep understanding of financial metrics and end-to-end processes. Skills: You have a strategic thinking and analytical skills for making data-driven decisions and finding optimal solutions. You have the ability to thrive in a fast-paced, dynamic environment and adapt to changing priorities. You demonstrate persistence in overcoming challenges, resilience to setbacks, and a continuous improvement mindset. Communication skills: Excellent English oral and written communication skills are a must. We primarily communicate in English. German is a plus. A plus: Knowledge of legal matters and a technical background would be advantageous. A background in finance is desirable but not mandatory.
WHY EXPATRIO? Hybrid working style: Especially during your onboarding period, we will need you in the office more often. After that you are welcome to work in a hybrid model (either from home or our office in the heart of Berlin, close to the U Rosenthaler Platz). Work setup: We provide you with a complete remote office set-up. This includes a height-adjustable desk, chair, subsidy for using your internet in the remote office and a laptop (Apple or Windows). Workation: Do you love working from your home country, enjoying the sun by the sea or simply going skiing in winter after work? YES, we love that too. With us, you have the opportunity of working from abroad. Flexible work: Working according to an unflexible work plan? We don’t think that’s timely anymore! With us, you have the opportunity to work flexible. Personal development: At Expatrio you will also receive a budget to constantly develop yourself and your skills. Team events: We love having company parties! From Halloween parties to off-site events, department events, and our quarterly meetings, there’s always something fun going on. It’s never boring, so don’t miss out! ;) Benefits: Do you like to go shopping, do sports or just do your weekly grocery shopping? With us, you get a monthly subsidy to choose from a variety of perks & benefits (Urban Sports Club, Adidas, REWE etc.). Vacation: In addition to your contractual vacation entitlement, we also grant 3 extra days of vacation for your own Birthday, X-Mas Eve and New Year’s Eve. Company culture: What else can we tell you? All in all we are a super international, diverse, and intrinsically motivated team and have an autonomous and progressive work environment with fast decision-making processes. This is not just an empty phrase. This is the way we live it at Expatrio, as it also has a strong impact on our company values