Chief Technology Officer (f/m), full time, ASAP 2018


Chief Technology Officer (f/m), full time, ASAP 2018

We’re on a mission to create a direct-trade marketplace for both coffee  and coffee machines, connecting consumers and producers through a fair, transparent ecosystem. Our vision is a world where coffee farmers - all  25 million of them - are independent business owners empowered to sell, their own product for a fair price. We’re creating change in two different industries, coffee and technology.

We’re a passionate team united by our commitment to shaking the  foundations of coffee-as-we-know-it, disrupting a industry in order to  create a better world. This isn’t just a job for us, it’s a mission, and  we put our hearts into all that we do. We work hard (just as we play hard.) This is Berlin, after all.

We encourage creative risk-taking. Put your stamp on it - it’s  yours! Hit the ground running by owning your projects from the start.  Perfect your skills in a fast-paced, highperformance environment. We are  dead serious about what we do - but we know that doesn’t mean we have to take ourselves too seriously.

The Role

  • As an expert in your field, the CTO will manage the IT roadmap of the zone through regional projects while ensuring they are delivered timely and within budget.
  • You will leverage resources to ensure proper deployment of projects and build key business relationships that are critical to the success of each project.
  • Through overseeing the execution of projects and partnering with Global teams on zone initiatives, you will identify opportunities for improvement and create strategies to resolve roadblocks while developing best practices for proper execution of projects.
  • You will foster positive working relationships with cross functional partners to understand their feedback for potential improvements and ensure their needs are being met.
  • Ownership of all tech aspect of the business and assist wherever necessary.
  • You have experience with the following terms and can provide concrete example of past success:
    • Programming Languages (Ruby on Rails in particular)
    • Website and App design implementation
    • Managing Clients and Agencies
    • Analytics and Business intelligence
    • Chatbots and Robotics AI

Your profile

  • The ideal candidate will have prior experience working in a startup company with remote business partners and have the hands-on operational skills to assist when necessary.
  • You will have the ability to lead a business and a team, with a provide track record of delivering business growth and innovative IT solutions while remaining a strategic partner to our office.
  • As a strong team player, you will be required to be hands-on when necessary and understand the importance of the detail behind the business for which you are responsible for.
  • Given the fast paced nature of the business, you will be adaptable, agile, and thrive working in a high profile and dynamic business.

Your projects

  • Provide technical guidance to software agencies
  • Develop the Bonaverde online product
  • Build landing pages
  • Manage the Bonaverde databases
  • Manage Bonaverde online tools, including CRM tools, password tools, and file storage tools
  • Conversion rate optimisation
  • Analytics-owner

Your skill set

  • Experienced with the common programming languages (especially Ruby on Rails)
  • Experience with website and app design implementation
  • 10+ years of professional experience in your field
  • Experience with client/agency communications
  • Project management
  • Experience with optimizely/unbounce/ Analytics
  • Experience with Conversational Commerce
  • Experience with databases and chatbots Robotics/AI
  • Good time estimation
  • Creative design thinking
  • Result-oriented work

How we work Create: We are alll for creative-risk taking. Put your stamp on it – it is yours!

Grow: Hit the ground running by owning your projects from start, and perfect your skills in a fast-paced high performance environment

Enjoy: We are dead serioius about what we do, but don’t take ourselves too seriously for that matter. Competitive salary

Start date: immediately 


Please refer to Pete via e-mail if you are interested: 

Apply today!