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Country Manager

Country Manager UK

  • Contract Type: Full-Time
  • Location: Paris, France (75017)

About

Launched in 2013 and following 8 years of strong growth, French Home Improvement tech company ManoMano seems unstoppable!

Thanks to the success of our fundraising (300 million euros so far), we now have more than 530 Manas & Manos located across our 3 offices: Paris, Bordeaux and Barcelona.

Our business platforms are represented in 6 countries: France, Belgium, Italy, Spain, UK and Germany. They carry over 4 million products and work with more than 3,000 sellers highly selected.

Proud to be part of the Next 40 since 2019 (Top 40 French startups), we have the objective to reinvent the Home Improvement experience by providing customers a one stop shop solution for easy access to online tips, products and innovative services.

More than anything, joining ManoMano presents a fantastic personal experience, where global projects and core values are underpinned by individual skills.

Our camaraderie, efficiency and employee-focused mindset (particularly important to us!) have led ManoMano to become renowned for the optimal working conditions it provides.

Have a look at our Blog : https://medium.com/manomano-tech

Job Description

Launched in 2013, ManoMano is the European leader specialised in DIY, home improvement and gardening online.  ManoMano brings together the largest offer of DIY & gardening online products. With more than 3600 seller partners and 10 million products, ManoMano brings together the largest offer across 6 countries : France, Belgium, Spain, Italy, Germany, United Kingdom.

We currently are 650 Manas & Manos, including a quarter of international talents and 24 nationalities, working in our 4 offices (Paris x2, Bordeaux and Barcelona). People are at the heart of ManoMano’s culture around our 3 core values : boldness, ingeniosity and care.

Joining us is a tremendous human and business adventure ! We offer an ideal and (hyper)dynamic environment to put your skills on innovative and concrete projects on a European scale.

Have a look at our Blog : https://medium.com/manomano-tech

Leader of online Home Improvement in Europe, ManoMano wants to accelerate its development in the UK. We are looking for a Country Manager to ensure the UK reaches its ambitious growth objective.

Within the Country Markets team and directly report to the Head of Country Markets you are in charge of the UK market development all along the customer journey. Aware of market demands, you are the voice of the UK customers. Your exceptional business skills and persuasion power enable you to spread your knowledge of the market and its trends to the whole organization (sellers partnership, operations, marketing…).

Your missions are:

  • Define the 3-year plan strategy of your country leading to an ambitious business growth
  • Align functional partners (ops, sellers partnership, marketing, product, brand) with your country’s strategy and define shared goals
  • Work-on with functional partners to raise and remove potential blockers for your country to reach its objectives
  • Ensure the monitoring of country’s strategy and results by periodic reviews in front of the e-team members
  • Run market and user research to continuously improve your knowledge of the market and orientate judiciously the country’s strategy
  • Explore country specific projects, define the most impactful to be taken by functional teams and support their roll-out
  • Coordinate any country specific cross-function topic either in reaction (inc. crisis management, specific unexpected event) or in pro-action (inc. local customer expectations, business opportunities, partnerships)
  • Be ManoMano’s country’s expert to provide any commercial and strategic intelligence when required
  • Skills:

  • Individual armed with an excellent business sense, great analytical competencies & exceptional communication skills.
  • Master’s degree from a top tier business or engineering school.
  • 6+ years of experience , including at least 1 in an international context
  • English native speaker (French is a plus)
  • Several years living in the UK
  • Business sense to quickly focus on most impactful drivers (marketplace knowledge is a plus)
  • Analytical competencies to be able to easily read/explain business figures
  • Perfect structuration, strategic comprehension and communication skills (previous experience in a consulting firm is a plus)
  • Emphatic nature enabling hearing & understanding our customers
  • What we offer at ManoMano:

  • A scale- up environment made in France in hyper growth
  • Autonomy with a wide field of action
  • An immersion in the data-driven e-commerce
  • Agile & thrilling & international environment
  • Friday Labs to learn about diverse and exciting subjects
  • A pleasant setting in Paris in more than 3,000 m² (a gym, a terrace, a music room)
  • A positive, supportive & dynamic atmosphere
  • Crafternoons every Thursday afternoon (share your knowledge, learn from others)
  • External events attendance, fairs & Meetups
  • Restaurant card, mutual, transportation, 7 weeks vacation/year
  • 3 days/week remote work
  • We're actively seeking applications from candidates of all backgrounds.

    Additional Information

    • Contract Type: Full-Time
    • Location: Paris, France (75017)