City Manager Cologne (Köln)

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 the General Manager (DACH- region) and the felyx HQ in Amsterdam, the City Manager Cologne will have full (Operational) responsibility in building and leading the Cologne 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 is operational in two country's and  has 45 full-time employees 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 ble 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. With more and more citizens changing there car for a more flexible way of transportation we’re at the starting point of something big. 


The role

We’re looking for a City Manager Cologne with a passion for innovation and a great understanding of the changing micro mobility landscape. The main focus of this role is to manage our performance and the P&L for the Cologne region. You ensure that felyx is successfully running its business, including alignment with all our stakeholders in the metropolitan area. You're constantly balacing running day-to-day operations with taking a step back to think strategically about initiatives that have the potential to improve our performance. As our figurehead for Cologne, you further boost our business by developing local partnerships and making sure marketing campaigns are effectively executed. Coordination and clear communication cross team is therefore key.

But of course, this all has no reason if we don’t deliver a seamless experience to our users when going for a ride. Keeping our fleet of scooters in great shape is not a one-man/woman job, but you are responsible for the end result and in charge of leading the local team to ensure this. So you’ll set and maintain the standards for a positive work culture and inspire teammates based on well-rounded team management skills.

Sounds interesting? Please also know that we encourage you to grow with the company and within your role (so who knows what you could be doing in 1 or 2 years) as we are continually growing in our journey towards ‘world domination’. Just kidding, market leader in Europe will do (for now).



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


  • Fluent in German & 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 

Joining our ride is becoming part of the leading global platform in urban mobility. Having a direct impact on the business with a high degree of independence, will give you a very steep learning curve. Maybe also nice to know: we have a very strong, family-like team!