City Manager Brussels

Job description

Felyx is a green and electric share-scooter platform with a proven concept in The Netherlands, looking for futher roll-out in the rest of Europe. Backed by felyx HQ in Amsterdam, the City Manager will have full (Operational) responsibility in building and leading the Belgium market of felyx. This role could be a great next step for a hands-on strategist who is hungry for a entrepreneurial next challenge.

 

About felyx

As urbanization is rising and the air quality is deteriorating, we feel the need to make our cities greener and healthier by offering a sustainable mobility solution. Besides, we offer a new and fun way around town! At felyx, everybody within their own expertise is contributing to a cleaner city by making this swift door-to-door transportation the new status quo. We are working together as an ambitious team of entrepreneurs, operators, marketers and engineers, and looking to grow as we scale the business throughout Europe.

Currently, felyx has 40 full-time employees (HQ) and more than one hundred employees working for felyx in the operational field. Our aim is to grow big and change your view on inner city last mile mobility forever. Therefore, we work together with stakeholders like public transport operators, governments and public companies all over the world to become visible part of the daily city live in more than 20 cities in the coming months


The Market

If you’ve spent time walking, cycling or driving through any major city in the world you might have noticed that congestion and pollution is a growing problem for most of these cities.  In fact most of the major cities are facing an epidemic of congestion and pollution caused by rapid urbanization.

 

Since the initial launch of private ride-hailing services, the transportation ecosystem in Brussels experienced a significant change. With more and more citizens changing there car for a more flexible way of transportation we’re at the starting point of something big. Together with the local municipality felyx offers a valuable last-mile alternative to the current transportation options that are congesting and polluting the inner city of Brussels and will grow towards the operator that changes the way we will see transportation.

 

The role

We’re looking for a City Manager Brussels with a passion for innovation and a great understanding of the changing micro mobility landscape. You will be responsible for the operational performance and growth by managing P&L and building the local operations team. You will work in the Belgium office with +/- 8 colleagues (Operations and Customer Service). 

 

Requirements

Experience

  • 3-5 years’ experience in leading a team of local professionals, ideally in a startup or similar requirement
  • Understanding of the operational business
  • Experienced with Excel

Skills

  • Fluent in French & English
  • An understanding of tech marketplaces (real-time) with a focus on supply and demand
  • Great communicator with the ability to build and motivate teams, work together with divers groups across countries and a good understanding of external stakeholder management
  • Self-motivated and the ability to learn new skills that enable you to grow quick
  • Strong organizational skills
  • A data-driven nature and ability to balance attention to detail with swift execution