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Head of Automation


We are The Mobile Bank.
Our vision is to build a bank the world loves to use.
Technology and design empower everything we do.

N26 is Europe’s first Mobile Bank with a full European banking license. We redesigned the banking experience to be simple, fast and contemporary. Founded in 2013 by Valentin Stalf and Maximilian Tayenthal, N26 has more than 430+ employees and more than 1 million customers in 17 countries. N26 has raised more than $215 million from renowned investors including Allianz X, Tencent Holdings Limited, Li Ka-Shing’s Horizons Ventures, Peter Thiel’s Valar Ventures, members of the Zalando management board and Earlybird Venture Capital.

There are currently approximately 200 employees in our customer operations department. Our goal is to establish a best-in-class customer operations in the European banking world. Key tasks of operations include the digital verification of our customers, customer services, banking and business operations. We aim for lightning fast service levels, six sigma type process quality and a truly customer-oriented mindset of our employees. As Head of Automation and Internationalization, you will lead the way in optimizing and automating our key processes. This includes as well to drive latest applications of Artificial Intelligence applications at N26 operations department and to internationalize our process with a focus on our European markets.

Once here you will

  • Refine and drive our automation roadmap with emphasis on growth and internationalization

  • Scout and identify latest technologies, including Artificial Intelligence, to further boost our internal productivity and customer experience

  • Contribute to both build the most efficient digital Banking Operations and a customer service department which deploys the latest technologies - including chat bot, cognitive agents, internal productivity tools

  • Support the development of business and banking operations tailored to our international markets

  • Work directly with C-Level and the leaders of customer services, KYC, banking and business operations to drive their automation agenda

  • Build up and lead an internal continuous improvement team that delivers excellence in our key customer processes

What you'll bring along

  • In-depth knowledge of process optimization methods (e.g. lean), automation and latest AI applications relevant for an operations department

  • The ability to think and act strategically with clearly defined business objectives in mind AND an entrepreneurial can-do mind-set with a strong hands-on approach

  • In-depth knowledge of best-in-class customer operations organizations with a large employee base

  • Knowledge of digital companies and their products, ideally in the area of financial institutions

  • Outstanding people and business leadership skills, with a strong focus on managing a variety of business partners

  • Data is your friend! You drive success through analysis and numbers and aren't afraid to use these in making decisions

  • Excellent communication skills, both written and verbal, with fluency in English, ideally German

What we offer

  • High degree of autonomy
  • Working with international, highly engaged peers
  • Flat hierarchy and open communication
  • Getting things done attitude
  • Keep up to date with our InsideN26 Magazine
  • A stack of the most modern technologies
  • Exciting challenges
  • Find a career path. Not just a job. Some of our benefits and rewards can be found on our careers website 

Sound good? Send us your application online, and we’ll get back to you soon.