Operations Manager Germany | Undutchables
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Operations Manager Germany

Berlin, reference 2022-00081

Job description

For our client, we are looking for an Operations Manager Germany for the locations in Berlin/Ludwigsfelde. Your responsibility is to build a high-quality business (production location) from scratch. You are responsible for achieving daily production targets with a local team of operators (approx. 25 FTE) and liaising with project management and tech specialists, in Germany as well as with the company headquarters in the Netherlands. You will report to the Digitization Director, and you are able to manage all operational aspects of the locations including productivity, cost, planning and daily business processes.

  • Manages day-to-day business of both locations and ensures all operations are carried on in an appropriate, cost-effective way and in accordance with company policies and applicable laws.
  • Develop, implement and realize strategic and operational objectives, an annual plan and a corresponding budget
  • Cooperates closely with the International Operations Coordinator and Operations Manager Netherlands
  • Manage budget for the production location, create forecasts and examine financial data and use them to improve profitability
  • Improve operational management systems, processes, and best practices
  • Define and refine workflow and procedures
  • Responsible for weekly and long-term staff planning
  • Developing, implementing and managing shifts (2 a day)
  • Perform quality controls and monitor production KPIs and progress
  • Effectively manages employee relations including hiring, discipline, rewards and recognition, and effective human capital resources allocation
  • Purchase materials, plan inventory and oversee warehouse efficiency
  • Responsible for facility management and maintenance of the building
  • Will also support projects at pop-up locations in Berlin and elsewhere in Germany in the future


  • Bachelor’s degree in operations management, program management, business administration, technical management, engineering or related fields
  • Minimum of 5 years experience in an operations management position in an international company
  • 5+ years of managerial leadership experience
  • Preferable living in and having a local network in Germany
  • Strong budget development, analytical and oversight skills
  • Excellent verbal and written expression in German, English and preferable Dutch
  • Desire to contribute to the preservation of cultural, historical or natural heritage

Working conditions

Also an option to work as a freelance / self-employed contractor
Competitive salary
Frequent travel (individually or as part of the project team) to project sites (50%)
Extensive training and development opportunities
Annual Museum Card (Dutch)
Company car, laptop and telephone allowance are included
Informal, personal working atmosphere and there are plenty possibilities for personal growth

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Company description

Our client is a highly innovative service provider within the cultural heritage world. They offer museums, archives, and libraries a complete solution for opening up their collections to the public. These services include everything required to proceed from concept development and the definition of a business case to the digitization, storage and hosting, management and enrichment of collections.

Working for our client means working for interesting international clients in Europe, US and Australia. You will contribute to the digitization and online preservation of unique scientific and historical collections. They use the latest technology and rapid capture digitization systems. The company is known for its innovative software and hardware solutions developed in-house.

Recruiter contact

Heleen Hermans, Undutchables Amsterdam
+31(0)6 34154087
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Recruiter contact

Heleen Hermans
Undutchables Amsterdam
E: heleen.hermans@undutchables.nl
T: +31(0)6 34154087


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