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Co-Founder & Head of Europe (m/w/d) - for our furniture venture Wonderwall

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Date: Nov 19, 2022

Location: Munich, DE

Company: REHAU

Job-ID:17368 

We are REHAU New Ventures, the independent venture builder of the REHAU Group, here to achieve sustainable and profitable growth by establishing new businesses in the areas of Digital Construction and Better Living. Our work always centers around customers. Combined with the strong entrepreneurial backing of the REHAU Group, REHAU New Ventures makes for a competent and reliable partner. Our team in 5 locations worldwide between Washington DC and Shanghai works in an agile and iterative way along the entire process, from problem identification until the growth phase of the ventures emerging from our innovations.

 

Co-Founder & Head of Europe (m/w/d) - for our furniture venture Wonderwall

at one of our locations in  München, Berlin, Nürnberg I mobile working up to 60% inside Germany I  Fulltime or Parttime (80 -100%) | permanent position 

 

Behind the scenes:

 

You want to establish modular furniture with Wonderwall first in the Asian market and then worldwide?
 
Then we have a first insight into the daily routine at New Ventures for you. Wonderwall is a sustainable and modular piece of furniture that is especially tailored to the requirements of urban spaces and combines versatility in a small space with appealing design.
 

Welcome to the world of wonder.

 

  • Together with your co-founders, you develop a brand vision, derive a strategy and roadmap from it and develop it further independently.
  • You make data-based decisions to prioritize activities and optimize product development.
  • You collaborate with your product team in an agile work environment to ensure outstanding customer experiences.
  • You are responsible for defining resources and hiring internal and external people* to build and develop a world-class product team.
  • You will ensure strong team cohesion and communicate successes to internal and external stakeholders. 
  • You will coordinate the teams in Europe and Asia and implement successful launches first in Asia and then globally.

We are a great number for people with a StartUp Mindset:

 

  • A great and young team of dynamic and experienced entrepreneurs and venture builders
  • An organization that combines the benefits of a corporation with the spirit and flexibility of a start-up
  • Individual trainings to develop your personal skills and build your career 
  • Attractive locations in Munich, Erlangen or Rehau, as well as mobile working and flexible working hours

For this position, you should meet the following requirements:

 

  • You bring proven success in developing and bringing furniture to market.
  • You know your way around development or sales (online/offline) of physical products in the European and Asian region. 
  • You have experience working with quantitative (e.g. KPIs, metrics, market research) and qualitative data (e.g. customer feedback).
  • You know how to (further) develop a business model, set up business cases, revise a brand vision and derive product visions from it, and build a team that can achieve these goals together.
  • You bring an understanding of product management (e.g. industrialization, portfolio development or roadmap definition) to have a productive exchange with your global team.
  • You have an eye for modern, appealing furniture design 
  • Your communication, interpersonal and intercultural skills complete your profile. For this, English is a "must have" and German language skills "good to have". 

 

Nice to have

 

  • Establishing and developing a company, product or start-up in the furniture industry.
  • Experience as a founder or in a fast growing start-up or similar environment.
  • Work experience in an international team.
 

 


The REHAU Group is a family-owned company with over 20,000 employees in 54 countries, specialized in polymer solutions for construction, mobility and lifestyle. We are inspired by the technological achievements and progress of our parent company, but are ready to take the leap into a reshaped future.

We are looking forward to receiving your application and telling you more about our company and this great opportunity. Use our online application form to do this. You can find out more about the application process from Jeanine Blaesche by WhatsApp +49 151 2643 1083

 

Curious? More information about us on our Website.


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