Director Operations (m/f/d)

Berlin, Germany

Do you want to be part of one of Europe's most dynamic and innovative foodtech companies?

About Us
Founded in 2011, nu3 combines diet, taste and health with the target of bringing intelligence and transparency to your nutrition – all this through four product lines: performance line, fit line, smart & organic and health line.
Thanks to our team of nutrition experts, we offer more than 200 products with high-quality ingredients, optimal nutrients and amazing taste – for your best health and fitness. You can order online via our web shops in Germany, Austria, Switzerland, France, Belgium, Luxembourg and Italy. nu3 products can also be purchased on 6 Amazon sites on over 26 countries and are available at (at)Coop in Switzerland, (at)BIPA in Austria and (at)Monoprix in France and Luxembourg.

More than 70 employees from over 10 countries are working in our lovely office in the heart of Berlin. Since 2018 nu3 is part of the Shop Apotheke B.V. group. We all have great ambitions and want to improve nutrition together.

Are you ready to join our story?


  • You are responsible for all areas of operations including the departments Own Brand Product Development, Quality Management, HR und Finance
  • You steer the daily operations in order to meet all quality and delivery objectives, drive continuous improvement, and derive the long-term strategy to further improve nu3’s operations
  • You create and monitor top priority strategic initiatives by building a comprehensive action plan and aligning resources to achieve targeted KPIs
  • You continuously develop and drive processes, roles, and responsibilities within and between your departments and to other departments
  • You'll drive IT automation of standard processes and regular employee development to ensure the organization scales smoothly and in line with our ambitious revenue goals
  • Regular evaluation of employees’ performance through structured coaching, performance management, and development plans


  • Master degree in Business Administration or a related discipline
  • 4+ years Operations / Leadership experience in a business consultancy or in a established start-up/grown-up environment
  • You identify and solve problems in a timely manner, collect and analyze information, develop alternative solutions based on the latter together with your team
  • You are fact/data driven with a strong attention to details and have the ability to break through barriers and long-established patterns
  • You have an entrepreneurial spirit and continuous improvement mindset
  • You have a proven track of effective leadership experience with a passion for developing your employees to the best of their abilities
  • You have strong collaboration skills (communication, tone, messaging, execution, planning, ownership)
  • You have the ability to work persuasively and confidently across all disciplines and levels of the organization.
  • You have the courage to be honest and at the same time have an empathic tact to build relationships in the process
  • You are fluent in English and German both verbaly and written


  • A permanent full-time position in one of the fastest growing MDAX companies that is on the way to transform the German pharmacy market to the digital age
  • A comprehensive insight into an ambitious e-commerce company
  • Possibility to contribute your own ideas and take on responsibility
  • Our office is located in the heart of Berlin close to the Spree and the Fernsehturm
  • Excellent S-Bahn and U-Bahn connections ensure short working distances
  • Varied and challenging tasks and the opportunity to actively shape the future of the company
  • Our nu3 academy to ensure the internal exchange of knowledge and your continuous learning & development
  • Training and development opportunities with an annual training budget for each employee
  • German and English language courses
  • Regular feedback rounds with your manager as an integral part of employee- and performance development
  • Continuous employee surveys to better understand the needs as an employee of nu3
  • Flat hierarchies mean short decision-making processes, direct communication, and a family atmosphere
  • Working time models, which allow a flexible arrangement of your working time
  • Visa support for your first steps in Germany
  • Attractive employee discounts for our nu3 shop and Shop Apotheke Europe
  • Yoga in the office & subsidy for your fitness club membership
  • Team events as well as our legendary Summer and Christmas Party
  • Social Days (at)nu3 - Support your charitable commitment
  • Free drinks, daily fresh fruits & vegetables, cereals are available in our lounge, as well as our delicious nu3 products


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Updated: 1 month ago
Job ID: 3390169
About nu3 GmbH
nu3 ist seit 2011 führender Anbieter für gesunde Ernährung. In unseren Online Shops in Deutschland, der Schweiz, Österreich, Italien und Frankreich finden Ernährungsbewusste alles, was zu ihrem Healthy Lifestyle passt. Zudem betreiben wir regelmäßig interaktive Pop-up Stores in Paris, die unsere Marke erlebbar machen. In Berlin entwickelt unser Team aus fast 70 Mitarbeitern Premium Produkte, die zu gesunder Ernährung, Fitness und Gewichtsmanagement passen. Neben unseren eigenen erfolgreichen nu3 Produkten in den Kategorien Superfoods, Fitness und Gesundheit bieten wir eine Auswahl an bekannten Marken für eine ausgewogene Ernährung.
51-200 employees
Food & Beverages
Berlin, Deutschland
Berlin, Deutschland
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