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Head of Growth UK / General Manager (f/m/d)



Sales & Business Development, Operations
London, UK
Posted on Thursday, June 20, 2024
The position

If you are excited about being the key driver behind one of our Hive Locations, apply!

As Head of Growth UK (General Manager), you will be responsible for hyper-scaling our UK business (B2B) with the help of our amazing local growth team of Business Development and Account Managers. You will also be part of our Global Growth Leadership Team, and drive the overarching go-to-market strategy together with the CGO.

  • Impactful Role: As Head of Growth UK, you are the key driver and decision maker for our growth journey in Great Britain. You're responsible for leading our current super star team of 2 trailblazers, developing & scaling it (growing to 6 until end of year) and together winning the market.

  • Global Leadership: As part of our Global Leadership Team, you will not only shape decisions about Hive’s growth, but shape the future of Hive’s offering, strategy & culture.

  • UK Expert: You are the voice of the United Kingdom in the organization. You will help us understand localization efforts and use localized knowledge and networks to make Hive the leading Logistics player in the country.

Your profile

We know — sometimes, you can't tick every box. We would still love to hear from you if you think you're a good fit!

  • B2B Growth or related Background: You have a very strong background in growth-related functions in hyper-growth companies, like sales development, sales, account management or leading your own company. Experience in top management consulting, project management, or more strategic roles is a strong plus. (Preferred work experience: >7 years; but open to a less experienced superstar - just make your case)

  • Leadership experience: You have leadership experience and can motivate and excite a team to go the extra mile. People development is one of your main passions. You have led leaders before (preferred but not critical)

  • Strategic & Analytical Mindset: Your analytical and strategic thinking skills enable you to identify growth opportunities and make data-driven decisions that align with the company's objectives.

  • Problem-solving skills & attention to detail: You have a proactive and solution-oriented approach, can anticipate challenges and address them effectively to keep projects on track and always think one step ahead to be on top of the details.

  • Language Proficiency & Communication Skills: Exceptional communication skills in English are required.

As the Head of Growth UK at Hive, you will have the chance to make a significant impact in a rapidly growing company, while working alongside a talented and diverse team. Your strategic thinking, growth mindset skills, and leadership skills will be essential in driving Hive's growth and success in the competitive market. If you are ready to take on this exciting challenge and contribute to shaping our and your future, we would love to hear from you!

Our offering
  • Be part of the Hive. You will work with a highly driven team of exceptional and experienced people in all domains. People at Hive have worked at organizations such as McKinsey, Amazon, Shopify, Google, Flink, Blackstone, J.P. Morgan & DHL before. We believe in a culture of trust, collaboration, empowerment and constructive feedback in a positive and inspiring work atmosphere

  • Make an impact. Join a young company with an entrepreneurial culture operating at lightning speed — we want you to grow with us

  • You will be valued. We offer attractive compensation, including virtual employee stock options for all full-time team members plus your choice of hardware according to your preference

  • We support your well-being. Benefit from 30 vacation days annually, with the opportunity for a sabbatical after three years with us, alongside a dedicated monthly wellness and productivity budget.

  • We will get you set up. Operating system and hardware of your choice, additional tech equipment that you need, screens, you name it — we want to enable you to do your best work

  • There's more! Enjoy flexible working hours, join regular team events such as off-sites and workcations
About us
We provide logistics made for tomorrow.

Better e-commerce operations — fast, transparent, and affordable.
Hive’s mission is to enable merchants to grow by democratizing access to great operations. Hive is the operational brain for D2C brands, taking on order fulfillment, shipping, returns, and more for a wide range of companies and product categories. We help enable fast-growing brands such as Ela Mo and Holy Energy to grow.

Backed by acclaimed global investors including Tiger Global, EarlyBird, Picus Capital, Amplifier, and Activant, we are rapidly expanding our pan-European network with our newly opened fulfillment centers and offices in Paris, Milan, Madrid and London.

Hive is the operations partner of the future
We question the conventional way of doing things and aim to push boundaries in all areas. Hive focuses on changing the way e-commerce fulfillment is done and strives to become the #1 end-to-end operations partner for e-commerce brands globally. We do this by giving them access to fast, flexible, and smooth operations and by creating a top-notch customer experience. By changing the status quo, we also rethink the impact of e-commerce operations on our environment. As a result, we aim to build carbon-neutral fulfillment operations and aim towards creating sustainable solutions in the logistics field.

At Hive, we believe fostering diversity in every team makes us a stronger company overall. We do not discriminate based on religion, skin color, nationality, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, or disability, and encourage applications from all backgrounds. We strive to create an inclusive workplace where everyone feels encouraged to be their true self and to grow professionally.